Downtown

By - 10/31/17 - 9:46 am

J.L. Bell recounts one young man's hair-raising experience as he walked his cow to Boston Common for some grazing.

By - 10/31/17 - 9:32 am
Confederate sticker in Downtown Crossing

Garry Waldeck spotted Johnny Reb's pickup in Downtown Crossing this morning. The truck's registered in Pennsylvania, which, we seem to recall from history class, was on the Northern side during the War of Southern Aggression.

By - 10/27/17 - 6:04 pm

At 6:01 p.m., the MBTA reported "moderate" delays on the Orange Line towards Forest Hills after a train gasped its last at Downtown Crossing - the second Orange Line train to die in today's afternoon rush hour.

By - 10/26/17 - 10:12 pm
Williams

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he exposed himself to a woman on a Red Line train earlier this month.

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By - 10/25/17 - 9:58 pm

State Police provided this video from the Zakim tonight. No word what the bun was doing there or if either trooper was named Elmer.

By - 10/23/17 - 8:54 pm
Fog on Long Wharf on Boston Harbor

S&S Consulting walked along an "ever so ghostly and melancholy" Long Wharf in the fog tonight.

Earlier:
The day started in a fog as well.

By - 10/23/17 - 3:34 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays even after workers hauled away the carcass of a dead Green Line trolley at Government Center.

By - 10/20/17 - 8:46 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Hood Will Hunting watched the sun come up from Long Wharf this morning.

By - 10/19/17 - 12:55 pm
Wanted for fakery at South Station

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who sold somebody more than $250 worth of counterfeit tickets to a Bruno Mars concert.

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By - 10/16/17 - 7:41 pm
Sunset over the Zakim Bridge

Jon Skarin watched the sun go down over the Zakim and downtown Boston tonight. Read more.

By - 10/16/17 - 5:31 pm

Boston Police report arresting James Graham, 55, after he allegedly showed a clerk a knife and then grabbed a fistful of cash out of the register around 4:30 p.m. yesterday at the 7-Eleven next to the State Street entrance to the Aquarium T stop.

By - 10/13/17 - 12:03 pm
Taylor

Transit Police report arresting Rosba Taylor, 25, of Lynn, on gun charges Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly tried to get onto the T at Haymarket without paying.

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By - 10/12/17 - 5:56 pm

The day after the news broke that the MBTA has the most delayed commuter-rail system in the US comes news that numerous trains on different lines out of South Station are delayed this afternoon.

By - 10/9/17 - 9:36 pm

Stabbed in the leg at West and Tremont streets around 9:30 p.m.

By - 10/7/17 - 6:27 pm
Sunset over Roxbury

Celtkicks got to watch the sun go down over Roxbury.

Stephen Yale watched the progression of colors over downtown from East Boston: Read more.

By - 10/7/17 - 3:13 pm
Anti-Columbus protesters in downtown Boston

Pilotblock watched a march through Downtown Crossing today by protesters who want to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day.

By - 10/6/17 - 10:05 am

CORRECTION: The candidates will have two debates after all - they agreed to a second one on Oct. 11.

After both sides agreed not to scab out at a WBZ debate, we're left with just a single mayoral debate, at WGBH's studios on the 10th (and now a second one the next night at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury). Tito asked Marty for at least four total debates. One of Marty's minions replied, basically: Yeah, right.

Speaking of Walsh opponents, John Connolly popped up this week ... Read more.

By - 10/5/17 - 10:33 am
Raising the King Triton in Boston Harbor

Justin Thompson - and a lot of other people - watched a crew raising the King Triton from the briny shallow near the Northern Avenue Bridge where it sank on Tuesday.

"The cause of the sinking is under investigation," the Coast Guard reports.