Downtown

By - 2/15/16 - 4:06 pm

UPDATE, 5 p.m. Theaters have been re-opened.

The AMC Boston Common closed its doors after shooing patrons out around 2:30 p.m. due to some sort of security threat or maybe just burst pipes.

And then a worker put Closed until further notice signs on the doors.

By - 2/14/16 - 1:19 pm
Surveillance photo of Zachary Marr

Surveillance photo of Zachary Marr, outside the Boston Public Market.

Zachary Marr

Police in the town of Harvard are looking for a local man last spotted outside the Bell in Hand in Boston:

Zachary Marr, was last seen in Boston on 02/13/2016, in the area of the Bell in Hand Bar, and did not return home.

Read more.

By - 2/14/16 - 9:58 am
Sea smoke over Boston Harbor

When subzero air meets still liquid water, the result is "sea smoke," as our own Cybah shows us with this view of Boston Harbor this morning.

Eric Ballard videoed the sea smoke in action: Read more.

By - 2/12/16 - 10:21 am
The remains of the car on I-93 in Boston

The remains of the car on the Expressway. Photo by Ben.

State Police report a manhole on the southbound side of the O'Neill Tunnel became dislodged and went airborne - flying right into the windshield of a car and killing the driver. Read more.

By - 2/10/16 - 6:17 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the 13,000 square feet at the top of Millennium Tower are under agreement. Although the name of the buyer is, of course, under wraps, the Journal reports he or she is local and that they intend to use the space as a "family residence." Also no word if their kids will attend a BPS school.

By - 2/10/16 - 6:01 pm
Crowded at North Station

Sdconnor shows us the scene at North Station around 5:30 p.m.:

People pushing through the crowd of delayed passengers to get to trains.

By - 2/10/16 - 2:01 pm

An Orange Line train was harvested by the Grim Reaper; its desiccated husk had to be pulled down the tracks towards Forest Hills.

By - 2/9/16 - 10:14 am

Gov. Baker and Mayor Walsh this morning announced plans to redevelop land now occupied by a MassDOT office building - originally built for Wang Labs - and a steam plant near South Station into up to 2 million square feet of space for housing and other uses. Read more.

By - 2/8/16 - 11:30 pm
Car fire

Laurtheslore took this photo shortly after 11 p.m. on one of the ramps from 93 to Storrow Drive.

UPDATE: The Globe reports a woman in labor on her way to the hospital got stuck in the resulting traffic and gave birth in her car.

By - 2/8/16 - 8:34 pm
Beanpot Tournament in the dark at Boston Garden

Rick was among those at the Garden for the Beanpot tonight when the power went out.

By - 2/8/16 - 8:02 pm

Nothing new, but still dramatic when the harbor begins moving onto the wharves of downtown.

By - 2/6/16 - 12:01 am

The Boston Business Journal reports on the resolution to the battle between the president and the board.

By - 2/5/16 - 6:03 pm
Boston skyline after snowstorm

Mark Pijanowski marveled at the sunset around 4:56 p.m. today.

By - 2/1/16 - 6:12 pm

BostInno reports on both his alleged infraction and the online campaign to support him.

By - 2/1/16 - 11:16 am
Elliot Davis in the Financial District

Jed Hresko was walking through the Financial District this morning when a guy who seemed vaguely familiar came up to him. He reports: Read more.

By - 1/31/16 - 11:05 pm

Tantric India Bistro in the Transportation Building has shut its doors forever, after serving up Indian food for 12 years.

Our heartfelt thanks for your past dining visits over the years, and your many kind and complimentary words and encouragement, and we wish you the very best in your journeys.

H/t Arturo Gossage.

By - 1/30/16 - 10:24 pm

The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to a train that switched to a Stygian track at Haymarket.

By - 1/30/16 - 4:19 pm
Weird store in downtown Boston

Craig Caplan is struck by the discordancy of a Downtown Crossing store opening and closing at the same time .

By - 1/27/16 - 2:16 pm

A task force assembled by the mayor says Boston nightlife would be improved by letting downtown restaurants and bars keep serving alcohol past the current state-mandated limit of 2 a.m. - and by letting people on outdoor patios order drinks without having to get food to go with them. Read more.