Firefighters evacuated the Downtown Crossing T stop around 5:00 p.m. due to smoke on the Orange Line's Forest Hills platform, from the Orange Line train that simply sat there, emulating a doorknob.
Richard Lerman had a ringside seat for the gridlock in Post Office Square tonight.
Gwen Betts admired the snow frog somebody built in Downtown Crossing.
TrueNE_79 spotted this open Dunkin' Donuts in Downtown Crossing this morning.
Jed Hresko shows us the line for liquor at the Downtown Crossing Walgreens late this afternoon.
A concerned citizen (possibly a concerned citizen of Brazil) complains about a trash problem at Gridley and Purchase downtown:
Someone is putting two or three large bags with trash next to the building everyday. The building is leased to the Consulate General of Brazil and the Consulate has put a sign asking not to put trash in that area, but the violator is not... Read more
Lauren Moreno reports:
Although I am not very hopeful, consider this a desperate plea. I was in Boston over the weekend visiting friends and on Sunday night while walking home from The North Star [on Friend Street] I realized that my engagement ring was no longer on my finger. While I am aware that it is only a material item, there are no words... Read more
Sweet Bakery, 11 School St., shortly before 7 p.m., by a white man in his 50s wearing a black ski mask and a gray winter jacket. He was 5'8" to 5'10" and had some stubble on his face. He ran out, turned left on Washington.
Around 3:40 p.m. Firefighters quickly doused the fire, in a ground-level closet inside the station, but the T evacuated riders due to the smoke. Trains, however, continued to operate through the station.
Long before Nelli Ruotsalainen protested on I-93, Massachusetts government decided to eliminate the breakdown lane and use it for rush hour traffic. That is not on Nelli Ruotsalainen, that is on us.
The government's concern is that the Interstate 93 protest in Milton broke the way we provide public safety services. In fact, we know of not one death nor one injury caused. I'm... Read more
TruNE_79 is loving how Atlantic Wharf is pumping out the Patriots colors in advance of tomorrow's game.
Lexiiiiii spotted this solitary shoe at Park Street on the Green Line yesterday: Somebody so desperate to get on a train, they didn't want to try to unstick it, or sign of a partial rapture?
Transit Police report arresting a guy from New York at South Station today on charges he was trying to palm off four bogus tickets to this Sunday's game - for $800.
Police credit a Channel 25 tweet about an arrest of alleged fake-ticket sellers in Somerville - and an alert would-be buyer of the doubtful ducats:
The male answered an ad posted on... Read more
At least two rabbits have taken up occupancy on the grounds of the Federal Reserve Bank downtown.
Sitting in traffic on Congress St. next to Fed Reserve bank watching a rabbit pick through the dead garden.... Read more
The Herald reports Star Market has agreed to build a mega-market in the $1-billion mixed-use development planned for that vacant space in front of the Garden and the train station.
City councilors take turns inviting a local clergy member to start regular council sessions with a prayer. Over the years, the council has been led in prayer by priests, ministers, rabbis and imams. Today, Councilor Charles Yancey invited a member of a local Hindu congregation to lead the council - for the the first time that Yancey said he could remember in his 31 years... Read more
File this under: Kids, don't try this at home - or when Transit Police are around, or, at all: