The Globe reports the T is letting Dunkin' Donuts return to the space it had on the Green Line platform at Government Center, which means commuters will no longer have to take the escalator all the way up to the plaza to get their pink-and-orange fix.
The Greatest Bar, 262 Friend St., sought to reassure the Boston Licensing Board today it will try to prevent a recurrence of a Dec. 22 incident in which a woman had her forehead opened up at closing by a bottle-wielding man apparently upset she had bumped into him on the dance floor earlier in the evening. Read more.
Rob Littlefield looked across Fort Point Channel tonight, notes it was 17 degrees with 35 m.p.h. gusts.
A rally to support Planned Parenthood on the Common that attracted several hundred people this morning was winding down when a rally to support President Trump that attracted several dozen people was starting up on the steps of the State House: Read more.
Boston Police report arresting a security guard after he allegedly pistol whipped a man, pointed a gun at him and then, when the man was down on the ground, began kicking him.
Police add that luckily for all concerned, the security guard, Andrew Pierre, 34, could not have actually shot the man because he'd loaded all the magazines in both the guns he was packing backwards. Read more.
Transit Police report arresting Shaun Goodwin, 41, for allegedly going after another man with a hypodermic needle yesterday morning at Park Street.
Police charge that Goodwin had harassed the man in the past and that on spotting him buying a CharlieTicket around 11:20 a.m., challenged him to a fight. Read more.
The state has made similar threats in the past about the funding it provides for the Rose Kennedy Greenway, but this year, it may really mean it, the Globe reports.
The Herald reports a majority of the condo owners at the Intercontinental on the waterfront have voted to ban marijuana smoking - and cultivation. The Herald quotes one condo-association trustee that the gross odor was one factor. And another:
We're a high-rise building. I don't think we’re a farming community.
A dead trolley at Arlington outbound is backing up things on the Green Line. The T is reporting similar delays on the Red Line from Park to Alewife for unspecified reasons.
The City Council today approved a request to the state legislature to let Boston create "sub-precincts" in certain crowded districts in Bay Village, Chinatown, Roxbury, Downtown, South Boston and the South End. Read more.
Melissa shows us the board at North Station this fine rush hour.
A pair of 18-year-old Suffolk University students with fake Canadian IDs managed to procure a couple of vodka drinks at Bijou on Stuart Street shortly before several Boston police officers walked in for an unscheduled inspection on Nov. 10. Read more.
As expected, Edward Flynn, son of the former mayor, is taking steps to run for the District 2 City Council seat that Bill Linehan is giving up. Read more.
Traffic on I-93 northbound through the O'Neill Tunnel was backed way the hell up this morning due to a truck losing a load of gravel, according to State Police, who reported at 11:05 a.m. that all the lanes were re-opened.
The new bleacher-style platform atop the Franklin Street entrance to the Downtown Crossing T stop is coming in handy on a day like today, as Walk Boston noticed.
Karen Newman spotted this car parked in the bike lane on Congress Street in Post Office Square this morning:
I guess we need sock puppets to explain bike lanes?