Roving UHub photographer Steve Chase photographed one of the giant baby heads at the MFA around noon yesterday, reports that by 2 p.m., the hat was already gone. He wonders: Who made it and who took it?
Saw this at the MFA yesterday around noon. Was gone when I left around 2. Anyone know the story?
The Boston Licensing Board last week looked into its bag of packie licenses, found it had one and awarded it to Shaw's, after determining its managers were of high moral character and had proved a public need for an aisle of beer, wine and spirits at its Star Market on Boylston Street.
Unfortunately for the owners of Zaz on River Street in Hyde Park,... Read more
Shaw's has begun work to bring its aging Boylston Street Shaw's store into the 21st century with an extensive remodeling that it hopes will include one aisle devoted to the sort of liquor the increasingly discerning population of the Fenway demands, officials told the Boston Licensing Board today.
The board decides tomorrow whether to grant the Star Market a license to sell beer, wine and... Read more
John Carroll reports Huskie U. has taken out full-page ads in not just the Globe but the Times and the Wall Street Journal to inform their readers how wonderful it is.
Brian D'Amico reports a chemical reaction inside a lab fume hood at the Egan Engineering and Science building at 120 Forsyth Street sent one victim to the hospital with facial irritation around 6:30 p.m.
A New York company that makes ink it says can be used to encode data on business cards to be read by smartphones is suing a Boston company that uses ink to encode data on business cards to be read by smartphones.
Around 9:15 p.m. by a black man, who jumped into a purple, 1999 Corolla, Mass. 2JG-D90, headed outbound. About 10 minutes later, a man in that car was stopped at Centre and Cedar streets in Roxbury.
Bryan Joiner makes the case that it's time we stop honoring an unrepentant racist.
He's described as black and in his 20s.
There was another armed home invasion across the street last August.
A man was attacked and robbed in his own apartment at 55 Park Dr. shortly after 10 p.m.; he apparently managed to slice his two attackers, who ran away, trailing blood on the street outside.
The victim's injuries were not life threatening.
Everybody involved appeared to be college students.... Read more
Jeff Maker captured some of the action on Brookline Avenue near Fenway Park late Tuesday:
Multiple injuries and arrests. BPD on the scene.
Boston Police report that officers responding to a report of a large fight on the fourth floor of the Hotel Buckminster in Kenmore Square late Friday arrested a Roxbury man packing a loaded gun and a Dorchester man carrying a large kitchen knife nowhere near a kitchen.
It's the latest spot of trouble for the Beacon Street hotel, whose officials promised the Boston Licensing Board... Read more
Shaw's goes before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Feb. 11 seeking permission to add a liquor store to the grocery offerings at its store at Boylston and Kilmarnock streets.
If it succeeds with the zoning board, the chain would then have to win approval from the Boston Licensing Board to sell liquor.
The zoning hearing starts at 10:30 a.m. in the board's eighth-floor hearing... Read more
Officials from MIT and the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity at 487 Comm. Ave. assured the Boston Licensing Board today there'll be no repeat of the September plunge that saw a new pledge fall through a skylight and wind up on the ground with remarkably few injuries.
The pledge himself wrote out a statement, provided to the board, that acknowledged "the absurdity of my... Read more
Michael Ratty asks:
Any Boston bars showing the State of the Union tomorrow night, esp. in Kenmore area?
The Boston Licensing Board says it doesn't have any beer and wine licenses left to hand out, so if Mei Mei wants one for its new Audubon Circle location, it will either have to re-apply and hope it gets lucky or try to buy a license on the open market.
I'm sure underused Symphony Station won't be a high priority, but here's one for the list. Or we could just leave it to confuse the tourists!
The Herald reports the BRA yesterday gave the thumb's up to developer's plans to add 600 apartments, and a supermarket and other new retail space to the former Sears distribution center.
Ed. question: Wonder what happens to the Fenway Shaw's? That site seems ripe for redevelopment, too.... Read more