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By - 5/20/15 - 6:05 pm

The Globe reports Ashkenazy Acquisition has decided the revenue from charging street performers wasn't worth the cost of having large parts of Boston City Hall hating them.

By - 5/17/15 - 6:41 pm

Boston Metro reports the long arm of the law is about to grab the man getting some oral loving on the Orange Line the other night - and the woman giving it to him. Transit Police say they'll throw the book at the two - and not a copy of the Kama Sutra.

By - 5/17/15 - 10:05 am
Youth Pride parade

A roving UHub photographer captured the LGBT teens and their supporters marching through downtown in yesterday's Massachusetts Youth Pride parade.

By - 5/16/15 - 9:08 am

No, seriously, get a room; you're grossing out the other people on that Orange Line platform.

By - 5/15/15 - 4:45 pm
Government Center station coming into shape

Mike gives us a visual update on the giant glasshouse rising above City Hall Plaza.

By - 5/15/15 - 3:37 pm

Around 3:30 p.m. on the Forest Hills side, near the fare gates at the front of the platform. The victim's injuries are not considered life threatening.

By - 5/15/15 - 10:08 am

UPDATE: A Boston Municipal Court judge set bail at $10,000 - the amount requested by prosecutors, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adds Stoughton Police ordered him to turn over all of the 17 guns he's registered to own, while the case is pending.

Boston Police report a Canton man impatient with the motorist in front of him on Tremont Street near Avery yesterday evening started blaring his horn, then pulled up and unfurled his middle finger, and then: Read more.

By - 5/15/15 - 8:16 am

The Dorchester Reporter alerts us to a June 2 Zoning Board of Appeals hearing on a proposed medical-marijuana dispensary at 21 Milk St., whose owners hope to open by year's end.

By - 5/14/15 - 8:11 am

An annoyed citizen fumes about a pedicab driver cursing out people on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing yesterday afternoon: Read more.

By - 5/13/15 - 10:41 pm
Redcoats in Downtown Crossing, Boston

Even with just three members, His Majesty's regiment of foot so impressed the rebellious townspeople of Boston this afternoon that they declared the land reclaimed for the king without having to exchange a single volley.

By - 5/12/15 - 10:39 pm

More like 2.3 million, a Boston Business Journal editor concludes after doing some calculations.

By - 5/11/15 - 12:15 pm

The Globe reports the operators of the one-time "festival" marketplace plan to start charging the street performers who provide much of the festival feeling a fee to entertain shoppers.

By - 5/9/15 - 5:20 pm
Fog covering parts of Boston, as seen at Wollaston beach in Quincy

Benjamin CL reports on the fog layer that made half the Hancock and most of the downtown skyline disappear, at least as seen from Wollaston Beach late this afternoon.

By - 5/9/15 - 10:17 am
Patrik Finnerty mug shot

Remember the Braintree guy who waltzed across the Red Line tracks just as a train was entering Andrew after the St. Patrick's Day parade?

A judge ordered him to stay out of South Boston, but didn't order him to stay away from the T, which might have saved him some trouble Wednesday night, when, as Transit Police report, he was in a foul, foul mood around 11 p.m. at Park Street station: Read more.

By - 5/8/15 - 7:49 am
Echelman sculpture above the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Meaghan O'Malley shows us the view from her office of the Echelman floating sculpture above the Greenway.

By - 5/6/15 - 11:36 am
Truck about to drive on Storrow Drive

Judging by how quiet the State Police Twitter feed is, we're going to assume that the driver of this truck, captured this morning by David Fisher, saw the second CARS ONLY sign and suddenly realized that, whoa, maybe he should stop and back up.

Monday:
If you're going to slam your truck into a Storrow overpass, do it right, we always say.

By - 5/6/15 - 10:36 am

A new take-out sushi place could open soon at 92 State St.

State Street Sushi will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. if the Boston Licensing Board tomorrow approves its request for a food-serving license. Nobody opposed the granting of a license at a hearing this morning.

By - 5/5/15 - 3:41 pm

Julian Tryba gives us the time-lapse of the installation of the Echelman piece above the Greenway.

By - 5/3/15 - 11:51 am
New sculpture going up above the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Nick Barber shows us Janet Echelman's statue, being erected above the Greenway today.

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