Fenway

By - 4/23/17 - 11:03 pm

A man who began attacking his neighbor at 149 Hemenway St. with a stick around 6:30 p.m. was subdued by police, but, according to WHDH, only after injuring four officers. Police used a taser to subdue him.

By - 4/17/17 - 10:52 pm
Mobilia

Kristen Mobilia, who has long been active in the Fenway Garden Society, which oversees the Fenway Victory Gardens, has filed papers with state elections officials for a possible race against District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) City Councilor Josh Zakim.

To get on the fall ballot, Mobilia will have to file enough signatures on nominating petitions that the city elections department will release next month.

Mobilia is also director of finance and administration at VideoLink, LLC, a Newton company that creates and manages videos for corporate clients.

By - 4/13/17 - 9:09 am
Jeune

UPDATE: State Police report Jeune was found safe and "in good condition" at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

State troopers in boats searched the Charles River this morning for Tamika Danielle Jeune after her ID, wallets and shoes were found on the riverbank.

However, State Police report they don't think she wound up in the river. Instead, they're asking anybody who might know where she is to contact them at 617-740-7544. Read more.

By - 4/9/17 - 1:04 pm

UPDATE: NBC Boston reports it's not the body of that missing Southborough man.

First responders are in the Fens near the BFD fire-alarm building to recover a body found in the Muddy River around 12:15 p.m.

By - 4/8/17 - 2:32 pm

Rebecca Binder asks:

Anywhere to play ping pong around Harvard or The Fenway tonight? A bar maybe? Ideas?

By - 4/6/17 - 8:11 pm

The Red Sox yesterday won city permission to host eight concerts at Fenway Park this summer, starting with the Dead and Company on June 17 and 18.

The Red Sox wanted to host twelve concerts, but city licensing head Christine Pulgini said nope after a hearing last month at which Fenway residents and City Councilor Josh Zakim said they didn't sign up for lots of concerts at Fenway on top of 81 Sox home games. Read more.

By - 4/5/17 - 8:55 pm
Flaming bus in the Fenway

Nick Aldwin captured this bus-B-Q on Kilmarnock Street in the Fenway around 8 p.m.

The Boston Fire Department reports the bus, which had brought Fitchburg State students to town for the Sox game, was empty at the time. The department adds the bus driver is talking to his company about getting a replacement bus to get the students back to Fitchburg.

By - 4/4/17 - 8:41 pm
Citgo sign in the rain

Alyssa Miller says rainy nights make Boston pop.

By - 3/22/17 - 9:57 pm

Shortly after 9 p.m., Donna Halper reported:

Ted Koppel is speaking about cyber-security at Symphony Hall when suddenly, fire alarm went off & we all had to evacuate.

A few minutes later, though, people were let back in, she reports.

By - 3/21/17 - 10:40 pm
Fenway residents tell non-residents to stop parking in their spaces

Sasha found this on her car - which was parked very definitely in a non-resident spot near the Whole Foods and BSO.

Seriously, Fenway residents?!

By - 3/21/17 - 11:38 am

Punter's Pub, 444 Huntington Ave., no longer accepts foreign IDs from people wanting a drink, due to an incident last month in which police found three underage students drinking draft beer after showing what turned out to be fraudulent foreign IDs. Read more.

By - 3/15/17 - 6:27 pm

Mayor Walsh today announced a deal that will keep the Citgo sign flashing above Kenmore Square for years and years.

Walsh says Citgo and Related Beal, the company that now owns the building the sign sits on, hammered out a deal in a room at City Haill - which he offered to them as a "neutral negotiation location" for as long as they needed to work out a deal. Read more.

By - 3/7/17 - 8:14 am
Fenway flooding

The roads around the Landmark Center are a mess this morning becuase of the flooding that Lindy captured around 6:30 a.m. She advised:

Avoid the area if you can. I was on foot so not bad but traffic/public trans is AWFUL

Rick Macomber captured some of the flooding even earlier, around 4:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 3/3/17 - 9:06 am

The Boston Preservation Alliance is looking for names on a signature to help convince the Boston Landmarks Commission to designate the iconic Kenmore Square sign as an official city landmark, now that Citgo and the new owner of the building the sign sits on are unable to agree on how much rent the sign is worth.

Also see: Campaign to Save the Citgo Sign.

By - 2/27/17 - 8:58 am

Bldup reports Star Market paid $17 million for the gas station at Boylston Street and Park Drive.

By - 2/22/17 - 6:36 pm

It's lights out at Mass. Ave. and Tremont and that means a mess:

Spent 15 minutes in car from one end of Westland (Fenway) to other end (Mass Ave)

By - 2/22/17 - 1:11 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a short circuit in a Fenway Park transformer room around 12:15 p.m. caused some smoke but no damage to the park and no injuries. An Eversource crew relieved firefighters and stepped up to the plate to deal with the problem.

By - 2/20/17 - 11:01 pm

A pizza-delivery guy was robbed of his keys and the pizza he was carrying at Edgerly Road and Westland Avenue around 10:45 p.m. by a group of eight to ten black teenagers. About 15 minutes earlier, another man was attacked, possibly by the same group, nearby on Huntington Avenue.

By - 2/13/17 - 1:25 pm

The tire-eating pothole is inbound just past the Kenmore ramp, so might be time to seek one of those alternate routes.