Hyatt and UNITE HERE Local 26 say they've reached an agreement under which the hotel chain will pay $1 million to 100 workers terminated at the Hyatt Boston Harbor, Hyatt Regency Boston and Hyatt Regency Cambridge hotels in 2009 - and will give those workers priority for future job openings at the hotels.
â€œWe never forgot the courage these workers showed by speaking up when... Read more
Fire officials ordered the evacuation of 131 Tremont St. at lunchtime after people in the Gentle Dental office on the ground floor began complaining of eye irritation.
A department spokesman says:
We evacuated the building because of the unknown reason why this was happening. Our haz mat technicians went through the office and building with... Read more
meters and all meters were negative. We turned
The Globe reports developer Steve Belkin is back with plans to replace an old municipal garage in Winthrop Square with a skyscraper that would rise 650 to 740 feet, depending on whether he wants to top the thing off with luxury condos.
Rob Wright watched the sunset and sundogs on either side of the sun over downtown from East Boston this evening.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports on what might be a temporary shutdown of the Broad Street restaurant named for Chef Jason Santos's choice in hair dye.
Firefighters quickly contained a fire in pipes on the fifth floor at One Boston Place on Washington Street downtown this afternoon, but dealing with the smoke forced the evacuation of the 44-story office building.
The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries. The building houses about 2,700 workers, some of whom had to walk all the way down because the department was using the building's elevators... Read more
We need to stop litter and keep Massachusetts clean by spreading the word about the Yes on Question 2 campaign.
The Bottle Bill is the most effective recycling tool we have. Eighty percent of bottles covered by the Bottle Billâ€™s 5-cent deposit are recycled. Yes on Question 2 would add a bottle deposit to water, sports drinks, tea, juices, and other drinks that were... Read more
Why didn't anybody tell us this was Bring Your Big Stuff on the T Week? As if Comfy Chair Guy, Bowl of Pasta with Grated Parmesan Guy and Motor Scooter Guy weren't enough, let us introduce you to Shopping Cart Guys. Paul Nutting spotted this duo on the Red Line earlier this week with a shopping cart full of tools. They... Read more
Well, seems Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was in town today. And as befits somebody of his august position, naturally, he stayed at the Ritz and got a motorcade full of Escalades that, of course, got a full police escort and had Storrow Drive blocked at rush hour?
Updated with the outcome.
An unattended bag forced the shutdown of Atlantic Avenue along South Station between roughly 3:40 and 4:10 p.m. - when a bomb technician opened it up and found it filled mostly with papers.
Another view by Mike McD.
Justin H. Goodstein-Aue and Historic New England's Everyone's History project are chronicling the four seasons at Haymarket. Here, they interview longtime vendors and customers.
Over the weekend, the RMV shut its Chinatown branch and opened a new one in the building above the Haymarket T stop.
As always, the Roslindale RMV provides ample space for standing outside while you wait for your number to be called inside.
Erica Mattison saw this singer at Downtown Crossing today, thought he was wonderful, wonders if anybody knows who he is.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on the results of a BRA-hired consultant's report on the shadows Chiofaro's proposed two towers would cast on the Greenway - and the issue of whether the project would have any of the required "open space."
This plaque is embedded in the sidewalk on the Tremont Street side of the Parker House. It's easy to miss - who looks down while walking down that particularly busy sidewalk? - but once you see it, you just know you have to stop and take a look.
And for years, your view was, in fact, of Old North Church, just to the left of... Read more