Fenway

By - 3/5/13 - 5:08 pm

Hugo Chavez dead.

Michael Patrick Brady wonders:

Will the Citgo sign in Kenmore Square go dark for Hugo Chavez tonight?

By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.

Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 2/28/13 - 7:33 am

The Huntington News reports Northeastern police officers came running when a college worker reported "a man in the Smith Hall laundry room standing still in a strange position for several hours" - with his head stuck in a drier. Turns out he had good reason for standing still: He was a mannequin.

By - 2/24/13 - 8:42 am

John Carroll runs the numbers on an auction of art the MFA no longer wanted.

By - 2/22/13 - 12:22 pm

Jerry Remy's on Bolyston Street goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week for permission to keep its season-old roof deck open until midnight seven days a week. The restaurant currently has to start ushering guests off the roof by 11 p.m. when it's open.

The board's hearings begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room at City Hall.... Read more

By - 2/20/13 - 11:12 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the owners of the Chinese-food truck will be setting up a bricks-and-mortar restaurant in the Audubon Circle area on the Boston/Brookline line.

By - 2/5/13 - 10:57 am

He might have something like this to say about Truck Day.

By - 1/17/13 - 9:43 am

The Daily Free Press interviews a guy who seeks donations for opening the door at the Kenmore Square 7-Eleven on a proposed city ordinance that would restrict areas open to panhandling - specifically, the middle of the street.

"At least I'm doing something for someone,” Price said. "I'm not robbing or stealing. I'm only asking, and the person I'm asking can say yes or

... Read more
By - 1/17/13 - 8:26 am

The Huntington News reports the father of a student who'd just flunked out of school for the second time didn't take kindly to the news and called an associate dean to express his displeasure:

The dean reported the father said "in the future he will act as a terrorist toward the university."

The father lives in Turkey but is currently in Russia.

Also click... Read more

By - 1/14/13 - 2:06 pm

Manhole went ka-boom shortly after 1:30 p.m. outside 590 Commonwealth Ave. In possibly related news, the Boston University computer network is down.... Read more

By - 12/31/12 - 9:24 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that broke out around 5:30 p.m. did an estimated $500,000 in damage to 25 Peterborough St. No residents were injured in the fire, which started on the third floor of the five-story building, the department says.... Read more

By - 12/25/12 - 9:51 pm

Firefighters rushed to 84 Fenway around 8:40 p.m., to battle a fire in a room on the top floor.

By - 12/22/12 - 12:35 pm

Anti-gun sign in the Fenway

Jeff Tamagini photographed John Rosenthal's anti-gun sign in the Fenway with 20 fresh handprints, in memory of the students shot to death in Newtown, CT. See it larger.

See it being stenciled.

Earlier:
Newtown memorial at Jamaica Plain monument.... Read more

By - 12/21/12 - 9:59 pm

Boston Police report that Stephen D. Hill, 54, whose body was found near the Boston Fire Department fire-alarm division Tuesday morning, was stabbed to death.

Anybody with information can call the homicide unit at 617-343-4470 or contact the anonymous tip line by calling 800 494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By - 12/18/12 - 9:56 am

UPDATE: Police say the victim was stabbed to death.

The Globe reports homicide detectives are looking into how a body turned up near the Boston Fire Department alarm building this morning.

By - 12/18/12 - 9:02 am

Bill Russell at Fenway Park

The Boston Public Library has posted a ton of Leslie Jones basketball photos, including a number of Celtics photos, such as this one of Bill Russell at Fenway in September, 1962 and this one of Bob... Read more

By - 12/16/12 - 7:38 pm

Meet HappySpeedy.com, which delivers convenience-store stuff to you up to 2 a.m., if you live in the student-heavy sections of Boston, or Brookline, Newton Center, Newtonville or, of course, 02138 and 02139.

Via Boston Tweet.

By - 12/11/12 - 7:31 am

Last week, MIT campus police issued a bulletin that they had received three separate reports of sexual assault at a frat house on Bay State Road in Boston last month, but that "there is no ongoing criminal investigation by MIT Police." The Tech has more.... Read more

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