First Richard Goren won a ruling in state court that an alleged review of his services on a site called Ripoff Report was libelous - and that the copyright for that review be transferred to him. Now Goren is suing the site in federal court, alleging its violating his copyright and demanding it take down the post.
In his suit, filed yesterday in US District... Read more
The bleach reacted with some other chemical to create a chemical haze that filled the 13th and 14th floors of the downtown Hilton, 89 Broad St., shortly after... Read more
Shortly after 10 p.m. outside the Rainbow shop on Winter Street - victim was attacked by 10 to 15 people.
Update: Transit Police, who first happened on the attack, release brief statement, say victim was taken to MGH for treatment, incident still under investigation.
The Tavern in the Square chain wants to set up shop in South Station, where thirsty commuters have had to content themselves with soft drinks and yogurt-based concoctions ever since Clarke's closed to make way for another drugstore.
Tavern in the Square goes before the Boston Licensing Board on July 31 for permission to buy a liquor license from United Airline's lounge in Terminal C... Read more
A roving UHub photographer spotted this sparkling new bad boy outside A-1 downtown today. It's the new ride for some lucky patrol supervisor. Good news for those of us who don't like anything to change: They kept that unique stencil-ish font.
Meanwhile, Phil Coombes spotted this MBTA... Read more
Around 4:50 p.m., Clownface3 found herself on a stuck inbound train just before North Station:
Orange Line train from Oak Grove heading into North Station is stalled in the tunnel, making weird noises. 3 minutes & counting.
And did I mention that I'm in a car filled with 20+ kids heading home from a summer camp field trip?
The camp counselors are telling the... Read more
Center Plaza wasn't all that visible around 9:30 a.m. from City Hall Plaza, just across the street.
Boston Police report they are investigating a collision Tuesday morning between a 63-year-old man on a bicycle and a police officer in a cruiser on New Chardon Street. Both were taken to local hospitals, both are expected to survive.
WBUR interviews a bunch of buskers, including the woman who plays the harp at Downtown Crossing on the Orange Line.
It might strike an outsider as somewhat odd that Boston holds a steaming-hot chowder festival as part of its July 4th celebrations rather than in, say, November. This year, with temperatures and humidity both approaching triple digits, many Bostonians found it odd... Read more
A minister at the Park Street Church resigned last week, two days after Brookline Police arrested him for allegedly "peering" into a neighbor's bedroom window after the neighbor's girlfriend had gotten out of the shower.
In a letter to church members, Senior Minister Gordon Hugenberger wrote:
On Tuesday, June 25, Park Street Church received a letter of resignation from John Chung, former Minister of Missions,... Read more
Nobody messes with Selena Gomez fans, apparently - not even other Selena Gomez fans. Around 4 p.m., about 100... Read more
Ruben Pina, 29, of Fall River, was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail Friday on charges he and a pal opened fire outside the Greatest Bar in December, sending two people to the hospital with serious injuries, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Prosecutors say Pina and a still unidentified second man were gunning for members of a rival gang on the night... Read more
John Nucci contemplates the possibility that the "young, professional, tech-savvy non-native Bostonians" filling once somnolent downtown and waterfront streets could swing the election for their fellow young, professional, tech-savvy non-native Bostonian Mike Ross - if he can convince them to actually vote, that is, since it seems they are too busy being young and professional and tech-savvy to get involved in local politics.
But... Read more
"Government Center is absolutely crammed with waiting passengers," A.P. Blake reports.
Just in from the organizers of our iconic celebration:
The Board of Directors of First Night Boston announced today that the agency does not currently have the funds to continue planning First Night Boston 2014, which should take place on December 31, 2013. The board... Read more