Last week, two teams organized by the Boston Society of Architects proposed that the $260M reconstruction of the Mass Pike in Allston should include a great new public place and civic amenity along the Charles River.
Monday is the deadline to send comments on this project to [email protected]
Images from the BSA presentations and a sample comment letter to MassDOT are online at... Read more
But the driver of an SUV apparently trying to park at the new Rte. 9 mall with the Wegmans gave them one this morning.
Patty Neal was among commuters who had plenty of time this morning to consider what exactly caused this crash on the turnpike westbound in Boston.
Ric Duarte was among commuters who had plenty of time this morning to consider the impressive sardine-canning of a truck whose driver learned the Bowker Overpass is not meant for his ilk.
Antoinette Antonio reports the box truck is wedged in nice and tight, so it's going to take some work to get it out.
State Police report the driver suffered minor injuries.... Read more
Dedham Police report they are investigating whether solar glare contributed to a crash this morning that left an elderly Dedham woman dying in her church's parking lot.
According to police, Anne McIntyre, 70, was crossing High Street shortly before 7 a.m. to get to mass at St. Mary's Church, 420 High St.. "She was struck by a 2013 Nissan Frontier pickup truck driven by... Read more
Boston Police report the driver of a car that collided with a Boston ambulance at Beacon and Fairfield streets around 11:30 p.m. on Monday was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about 90 minutes later.
Two EMTs in the ambulance were also transported - in another ambulance, to Boston Medical Center - for treatment of minor injuries. They were on their... Read more
Ryan O. came out of his home this morning to find his car like this, on East Broadway:
The joys of trying to get to work while living in Southie!
He updates that the story had a happy ending: His neighbors knew whose cars those were and their phone numbers and just kept calling them until one finally answered and came out to move... Read more
Boston today launches an app to let people pay their parking tickets via their smartphones.
TicketZen, available for both Android and iOS devices, lets users scan the bar code at the bottom of their tickets, which will connect their payment information to the city's ticket-paying system.
The app provides a smoother user experience than navigating to the Cityâ€™s parking ticket payment website from... Read more
From the "How do they even do that?" department comes this picture, by Fields Corner Main Street, of a truck whose driver tried but failed to make a U-turn at a major intersection shortly after 1 p.m.
Tonight at 6:30 at the Jackson Mann Community Center, learn how MassDOT plans to spend 250 million public dollars to rebuild the Mass Pike in Allston.
At 4:30, learn how the Boston Society of Architects thinks this project should start the transformation of one of the last major piece of developable land in Boston.
Both meetings will be at the Jackson Mann Community Center, 500... 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?
Around 5:10 p.m. The bicyclist got the worst of it, was taken away in bad shape, but is expected to survive.
Seven Star Street Bistro, 153 Belgrade Ave., is seeking a beer and wine license for the dining room it's been building out the past few months.
The restaurant, which currently has just one table, wants to add a 16-seat dining room. It's seeking permission to stay open until midnight.
The Boston Licensing Board figures out tomorrow whether it has any beer and wine licenses to... Read more