By - 10/23/13 - 6:44 am

The Globe reports Boston officials have banned big gatherings at MIT Greek houses, mainly due to that kid falling through a skylight at one fraternity.Read more

By - 10/22/13 - 12:33 pm

A Concord man was ordered to stay away from Fenway Park today at his arraignment on larceny charges for an incident early Sunday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Thomas Robbins, 23, was nabbed after a Sox staff member noticed him rooting around in the Red Sox clubhouse following their ALCS victory, the DA's office reports, noting that Fenway is "America's most beloved ballpark."...Read more

By - 10/22/13 - 12:25 pm

No, don't worry, ceiling tiles aren't falling on people and the tracks aren't broken or anything. But Paul McNamara says it's really past time to paint over the Josh Beckett memorial.Read more

By - 10/18/13 - 9:48 pm
Half-naked Northeastern students

Kim Angelovich watched half-naked Northeastern students on their annual Parents Weekend underwear run through the Fenway and Back Bay tonight.Read more

By - 10/13/13 - 10:19 am
Perhaps Contraption in Honk

Dan Meade took in Perhaps Contraption during Honk in Somerville yesterday.

Brian D'Amico listened to somebody playing a street piano outside the MFA the other day.

MFA Street Piano

Copyright Dan Meade and Brian D'Amico, respectively. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr....Read more

By - 10/11/13 - 7:19 am
Boston University laser show

Flea spotted a piercing beam of light in the sky over BU last night. BU Today reports it's an installation called uboc No. 1 & stuVi2 that will run through Sunday in honor of a conference BU is hosting:

The starkly visible blue-green laser will connect two towers, the BU School of Law - Josep Lluis Sert’s modernist icon, nicknamed by students the

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By - 10/10/13 - 4:30 pm

The Boston Licensing Board ruled today that the House of Blues and the Bank of America Pavilion couldn't have done anything to prevent overdoses at August concerts.

The board ruling came after police detectives testified that they had no evidence that either venue had anything to do with the sale of the drugs consumed by customers at an Aug. 28 Zedd concert at the...Read more

By - 10/9/13 - 11:33 pm

Around 10:30 p.m., where Boylston Street and the Fenway meet. Police are looking for three Hispanic males, one in a blue hoodie with white stripes.Read more

By - 10/8/13 - 11:33 am

Managers at the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street say they're doing everything they can to keep patrons from popping Molly pills, but just in case, they're taking steps to keep overdose victims from dying at electronica shows - as happened at a Zedd concert Aug. 28 - after meetings with both Boston Police drug detectives and drug specialists from the Boston Public Health Commission....Read more

By - 10/3/13 - 12:42 pm

Storrow Drive's second fatal motorcycle crash in less than two weeks happened around 2:50 p.m. yesterday when a 35-year-old man from Brighton apparently lost control of his bike on the inbound side near the Bowker Overpass, striking a curb and then a pole, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

On Sept. 22, a Wakefield man died when he struck a Jersey barrier near...Read more

By - 10/3/13 - 7:28 am

The Huntington News reports that among Northeastern's class offerings this year is "Health Innovation with Google Glass." Students are encouraged to wear the computerized glasses as a way to help come up with innovative apps related to healthcare.Read more

By - 10/2/13 - 3:24 pm

Around 2:45 p.m. at Mass. Ave., Nichole Davis reports. The road is now shut at Kenmore.Read more

By - 9/29/13 - 10:48 pm

People with a yen to play the public piano on Haviland Street after 10 p.m. and people with a yen to not hear them are battling via 911 tonight. Caught in the middle are the police, whose forte is not music and who are now telling kvetchers to call the Mayor's Hotline....Read more

By - 9/27/13 - 10:05 am

The Globe reports the BRA yesteday approved the Yawkey Way deal with the Sox.

Meanwhile, the Herald reports the board brought in some muscle from Municipal Protective Services to stand guard in case people upset with the nearly $8 million tax break the BRA approved for the luxury Filene's Memorial Hole project tried to lunge at board members or something. The Herald...Read more

By - 9/26/13 - 7:28 am
Karson's bicycle

Karson Tager, better known as Karson with a K on Mix 104.1, reports somebody with a bolt cutter made off with his bike, chained outside Fenway Park yesterday afternoon.Read more

By - 9/19/13 - 2:48 pm
Next-train sign at Kenmore

Walking Boston snapped one of the Green Line's new next-train signs, which shows, well, the next train to arrive, but, unlike the signs on the other lines, not when it's due.

"For the first time in the 100-year history of the Green Line, customers on the outbound platform will no longer have to guess which train is coming next," state Transportation Secretary Richard Davey...Read more

By - 9/19/13 - 7:36 am

The ADL wants an investigation, WBZ reports.Read more

By - 9/18/13 - 3:07 pm

Incoming Celtics player Kelly Olynyk will help the T inaugurate the first electronic signboard to let you know the next trolley is approaching/arriving, in a ceremony tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Kenmore station.

For the first time on the Green Line, electronic message boards will provide "Next Train" information.

The T says it will explain exactly what that means at the ceremony.

Olynyk, who went...Read more