A helicopter will be flitting over Post Office Square between 7 and 9 a.m. on Sunday as HVAC equipment is either installed or removed atop 50 Milk St. (the alert from Boston Transportation Department is not entirely clear which way the HVAC is going).
The T announced today Government Center will shut for its two-year makeover on March 22.
The T's posted some background info, including the answer to the question: "How will this affect my commute?"
The evening rush started with a Red Line train dying at South Station around 4:20 p.m., followed by a trolley dying somewhere on the Riverside Line.
Looking to get a CSA for this summer with a drop off in downtown Boston. Any suggestions?
The last any of his friends saw Eric Munsell was around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Market Lounge on Broad Street.
If you see him, call 911.
He's 24, 6'0" and 165 lbs., with a scar on his left cheek. He was last seen wearing a blue checkered shirt and blue jeans.
A Red Line train (of course) inbound from Braintree headed for the pearly gates this morning, not long before a Green Line trolley packed it in at Park Street.
Signal problems caused delays on the Lowell lines, mechanical problems bedeviled the Haverhill Line and a shortness of cars means putative riders couldn't even get on a train in West Natick.
UPDATE: A second Red Line... Read more
Mike Ball spotted this green-eyed beauty on the Greenway today.
The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports it's looking for a guy who tried holding up the Santander Bank branch on Winter Street in Downtown Crossing on Tuesday , only to learn he'd gotten a teller with no money:
Teller explained she had no money in her drawers, at which time the [suspect] became agaitated and demanded money again. After being shown there was... Read more
A skeeved out citizen complains about the rats that have taken over Friend Street:
Rats! Lots of them. They get inside car engine compartments, drag garbage with them, eat through wires. We see them scurrying all over the place and see their paw prints in the snow around and under parked cars. There is a hole in wall of the Forecaster Building on the... Read more
By all accounts, the T ran pretty well yesterday. Today? Well, Kyle Geiste explains this photo he took at North Station:
Lechmere-bound platform at North Station. 3-4 trains have passed us. There must be a better way.
It is, naturally, even worse on the Red Line, where trains took a break from expiring yesterday, but picked up where they left off today. As ... Read more
RA DeLisle photographed downtown at sunset today from East Boston.
Around noontime, Kerry Tubbs photographed the line at the CharlieCard store in Downtown Crossing, where
dreams go to die all the people whose CharlieCards expired on Friday have to go to get their remaining value transferred to fresh new cards that don't expire until 2021.
Meanwhile, Red Line riders are queuing up in novel places at South Station this afternoon because the traditional stairway... Read more
An underage New Jersey woman with a driver's license that wasn't hers got herself and the Sidebar on Bromfield Street in trouble in December when a BPD detective on a routine inspection spotted her with a Bud Light and ferreted out her real age - by calling her mother.
Sgt. Det. William Gallagher and Det. William Mulvey told the Boston Licensing Board this morning that... Read more
Fortunately, this girl and her mom were able to fill that need early this afternoon.
All I was able to extract from him was that he was advertising a new dental office on Tremont Street downtown.
Father Tim Schenk at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Hingham could contain his feelings no more: He just cannot abide the nautilus that now tops the Cathedral Church of St. Paul on Tremont Street:
The nautilus is supposed to be a metaphor for spiritual growth, based on an Oliver Wendell Holmesâ€™ poem titled The Chambered Nautilus. I actually donâ€™t mind... Read more
In the video, you can watch the guy come out, then listen into the dialog between him and Dunwello founder Matt Lauzon around 1:35.
H/t Adam Castiglioni.... Read more