A brawl around 10 p.m. on Lincoln Street at Beach brought police rushing in, and at least one person bleeding from getting hit in the head with a bottle. Police are searching the street for the casing from the one shot somebody may have fired into the air.
Stanley Staco reports somebody in a car fired shots into the crowds milling around Tremont Street after the clubs closed, around 2:50 a.m.
Police initially did not find the victim; he turned up about an hour later when he showed up at his home in Mattapan.
The owner of New Moon Villa Restaurant on Edinboro Street said today he's hiring English-speaking managers and will seek a police detail for early morning hours in the aftermath of an incident last August in which six people were shot outside its doors - one of whom ran through the restaurant, gushing blood, in an attempt to avoid getting shot again. Read more.
The Boston Business Journal reports the two hospitals, each affiliated with different universities, no longer plan to merge.
Sign in the window at Figaro's on Beach Street in the Leather District.
Look up as you walk by the Hong Lok House on Essex Street in Chinatown and you might see this snake staring back at you from a pillar on the original facade of the building.
Protesters marching in support of a $15 minimum wage in Massachusetts are marching down Boylston Street and in the Chinatown area this rush hour.
Before they got to Boylston, the Back Bay protesters shut down Huntington at Mass. Ave., as URNotInvisible shows us:
Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he began punching a woman he didn't know sitting next to him on an inbound Orange Line train yesterday afternoon - not long after he exposed himself to another woman.
Anthony Samuel, 25, was charged with assault and battery on an elderly person - the woman he punched in the head and chest was 63 - and open and gross lewdness.
Ania Wronski asks:
Any ideas on where to take a group of ~10 people to brunch on a friday near the financial district/Chinatown?
Tonight's line of mourners for the Orange Line includes a very special guest, Channel 7's own Dan Hausle, who had a Vine time recording the wait at Downtown Crossing, where riders piled up because of a train that ascended to Valhalla at Chinatown.
Update, 5:58 p.m. Shamus Moynihan reports:
DTX for 25 mins. Train came through too full. Sign saying 4 mins the whole time.
The City Council yesterday approved proposals by Mayor Walsh, that, if they actually go through this time, could lead to major renovations to the Boston Arts Academy, now housed in an old, formerly condemned post-office warehouse in the Fenway and the Josiah Quincy Upper School, housed in a 19th-century former elementary school.
The owners of Chatime on Harrison Avenue in Chinatown learn tomorrow whether they can open a bakery specializing in Japanese cream puffs.
Signs in the windows of the proposed Beard Papa's - a couple doors down from Chatime - advertise a February opening.
At a Boston Licensing Board hearing today, representatives of elected city officials supported the proposed cream puffery - part of a Japanese chain that specializes in fresh cream puffs. The board votes tomorrow morning whether to grant a food serving license.
Cathay Bank, 621 Washington St., around 10:40 a.m. by a very heavyset, short white man, about 50, wearing a red hat, glasses and gray clothes.
UPDATE: Police report arresting Steven Lahti, 40, of Worcester, not long after about a block away on Boylston Street.
Shortly before 3 a.m., at Essex and Chauncy streets, Stanley Staco reports.
Station and intersection all blocked up. Medical emergency.