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By - 7/30/16 - 11:40 am
Silly Walks on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston

Looks like the British Consulate is helping Bostonians explore one of the unique facets of Her Majesty's Government on the Greenway near Rowes Wharf today, as Steve Holt discovered.

What the ministry in question does.

Or it could be part of Figment Boston.

By - 7/29/16 - 1:22 pm

Boston Police report a man with a knife got to within four feet of a police officer before dropping the weapon, outside TD Garden around 9:50 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 7/28/16 - 6:19 pm
Red Line delays

Somewhere, a Red Line train paid its fare to the ferryman and now riders who just want to get home get to enjoy the company of their fellow commuters. At 6:17 p.m., Mark Peter Detwiler reported:

Issues on the redline southbound, been waiting at Park 25 minutes for a braintree train.

By - 7/28/16 - 5:38 pm

The Blue Line is on the track to madness this evening due to switch problems at Wonderland.

At 5:30 p.m., Tim Lawrence reported:

Train has been 1 min away for 10 min now. State is a mess. Platform full. Avoid Blue Line.

By - 7/28/16 - 3:01 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the Milk Street Cafe is using a 3D printer to spritz out latte foam.

By - 7/26/16 - 8:36 pm
Sign at Faneuil Hall warning against fake monks

RyanInBos snapped one of the signs management at Faneuil Hall Marketplace have put up to warn tourists against people in saffron monk's robes who hand out trinkets and then expect payment in return. Read more.

By - 7/25/16 - 6:09 pm

Transit Police evacuated an outbound train at Haymarket shortly before 6 p.m.: Read more.

By - 7/24/16 - 11:29 pm
Bicycling down Washington Street

Vasant Marur captured a bicyclist pedaling down Washington Street in Downtown Crossing today.

Copyright Vasant Marur. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 7/23/16 - 9:39 pm
Sunset over Boston Harbor

Jocelyn watched the sun go down over Boston tonight.

Melissa, meanwhile, drove into the sunset in Cambridge: Read more.

By - 7/23/16 - 6:49 pm
Storm moving in over Boston

It looked like a killer death storm was about to swallow up Boston late this afternoon. That John Gage was able to post this photo strongly suggests it didn't.

It did, however, get pretty intense in places such as Chelsea and Melrose: Read more.

By - 7/22/16 - 9:30 am

UPDATE: Statement by Transit Police.

Jamie Davenport reports on an incident Thursday night on a Red Line train ordered held at South Station until the police could clear a group of rowdy black teens off her car. She watched silently - until a cop ordered a black kid who wasn't part of the group off the train as well: Read more.

By - 7/18/16 - 8:18 am

The T is advising "moderate" delays from on the Green Line to points west due to a train that isn't budging at Park Street.

By - 7/17/16 - 2:51 pm

Boston Police report a security guard at the Boston Harbor Hotel, a Homeland Security agent and a passerby teamed up yesterday evening to detain a man they say was trying to flee his wrecked car after he'd smashed several cars near the hotel, injuring at least one person. Read more.

By - 7/16/16 - 3:55 pm

In the arm, around 3:45 p.m. near the Park Street T station.

By - 7/14/16 - 10:05 pm

UPDATE, 10:28 p.m. Roads, T stop being re-opened.

Police surrounded the New England Center and Home for Veterans on Court Street and shut down surrounding streets, the State Street T stop and part of City Hall Plaza as they investigated a possible threat made by one person around 9:45 p.m. The person was quickly taken into custody, but the bomb squad was requested to check out his back pack.

Steven McVerry reports:

Major cop/SWAT action downtown near gov. center. Guns out, yelling at pedestrians to turn around and go several blocks.

By - 7/14/16 - 8:11 pm
Smashmouth on the Boston Common

Vanessa Kuo is reliving high school at the Smash Mouth concert on Boston Common tonight. It's part of the Outside the Box festival.

By - 7/8/16 - 12:47 pm
99 High Street shut due to bromine

The Boston Fire Department ordered the evacuation of the 32-story 99 High St. when a reaction of three disinfecting chemicals in an 18th-floor mechanical room sent bromine gas into the building shortly before noon. Read more.

By - 7/7/16 - 5:39 pm

The owners of Milk Street Cafe are suing former America's Test Kitchen frontman Christopher Kimball over his plans to open a Milk Street Kitchen just down Milk Street. Read more.