Downtown

By - 6/17/17 - 12:10 pm
Tall Ships in Boston Harbor

Matt Frank has a good seat to watch the Tall Ships in Boston Harbor today.

By - 6/15/17 - 10:47 pm
LaRouchies backing Trump

In case you'd been wondering what the LaRouchies have been up to since the election, well, they've been steeling themselves to support Dear Leader, as Craig Caplan found out at Park Street today.

By - 6/15/17 - 5:50 pm

Thomas W. Nee, 46, was arrested this week on charges he held up a bank on School Street downtown in May - and may be responsible for additional bank robberies in the area, federal officials allege. Read more.

By - 6/13/17 - 12:55 pm

At Bond in the Langham on Franklin Street, a local graduate's celebration ended with him covered in blood after duking it out with the DJ he'd hired. Meanwhile, parents and grandparents overstuffed Venu in the Theater District for parties for their proud BU and Babson graduates. Read more.

By - 6/12/17 - 11:04 pm
Mystery fireworks over Boston Harbor

Cheyenne was among the many people who watched the fireworks over Boston Harbor tonight - and who wondered what the reason was. Joe Phalen reports they were set off from a barge off 50 Liberty in the Seaport. Spencer Buell reports he called Boston and State Police and the city (don't worry - he's a reporter; knows not to call 911) and that nobody had an answer.

UPDATE: BFD spokesman Steve MacDonald reports the privately financed show was put on by Atlas Pyro of Jaffrey, NH for an events-production company called Fresh Wata in Las Vegas, NV.

By - 6/12/17 - 7:09 pm
Crowds at North Station

Claire Blechman shows us the hordes trying to get out of Boston from North Station shortly before 6 p.m., on a day when commuter rail tried its best to keep up with delays on the Red Line.

South Station replied, "Hold my beer," as Kevin Essington shows us: Read more.

By - 6/10/17 - 8:48 pm
Pulse survivors in Boston Pride parade

Alyssa Banker Hiller was one of the tens of thousands of people who either marched in or watched the annual Pride parade today. She spotted the float with survivors of the Pulse terrorist attack.

More photos: Read more.

By - 6/9/17 - 12:36 pm
Wanted for bank robbery in downtown Boston

The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force has released photos of a guy it says held up an Eastern Bank branch at 63 Franklin St. around 8:20 a.m. on May 19.

Read more.

By - 6/8/17 - 3:33 pm

BostInno reports a worker-owned co-op brewery will be moving into the space vacated by the Windsor Button shop on Temple Place lo these many years. Possible caveat: Democracy Brewing is just the latest of several proposals for the space.

By - 6/8/17 - 9:50 am
Betware the Fake Monk Mafia

Flannfry braves the tourist warrens around Quincy Market to bring us this warning about the saffron-robed "monks" who are, once again, trawling for dollars.

By - 6/7/17 - 5:37 pm
Wax museum coming

Orange Bird snuck a peek inside some space that is clearly under construction in One Washington Mall (that office building where the Staples is and where the health club used to be on that alley between City Hall Plaza and the Old State House), and, wait, does that say "Wax Museum"? Read more.

By - 6/5/17 - 9:29 am

The T's reporting "moderate" delays due to a Blue Line train that unexpectedly made Government Center outbound its last stop.

By - 6/5/17 - 9:11 am

It's just our Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company doing their annual procession.

Like this. Oh, and they might shoot off a cannon or two.

By - 6/2/17 - 6:16 pm

The Dunkin' Donuts in the Little Building at Tremont and Boylston streets has ceased to be.

By - 6/2/17 - 1:00 pm
Sample Lovepop card

A Boston company that makes greeting cards that pop open into 3D designs is suing a New York company it says has ripped off its work.

In a copyright lawsuit filed this week in US District Court in Boston, LovePop, Inc., 71 Chatham St., charges that Paper Pop Cards "has slavishly copied several of LovePop’s designs without LovePop’s authorization, and is selling virtually identical or substantially similar copies of LovePop’s cards on Paper Pop’s website and in retail stores. Read more.

By - 6/1/17 - 11:15 pm

Mayor Walsh had City Hall turned green in support of the Paris Agreement tonight.

By - 6/1/17 - 9:00 pm
Beer on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Mike McD joined the crowd at the opening of the Trillium beer garden on the Rose Kennedy Greenway this afternoon.

By - 5/31/17 - 11:04 am

Adam Castiglioni watched testing today of the Greenway's new summer zip-line ride. He reports one of the zippers was ISD head Buddy Christopher.

By - 5/27/17 - 8:28 am

For the past week, dd808 has watched a bird he's calling Bugsy Seagull attack his or her own reflection in a Government Center window. The Animal Rescue League papered over the window, but Bugsy outsmarted them - he just moved to another window.

By - 5/26/17 - 10:14 am

K asks:

I need a place for lunch in DTX/FD that serves soup & has cozy booths.