Fenway

By - 12/11/15 - 11:19 pm
Sunset over the Citgo sign in Kenmore Square

Annabelle Blake shares her photo of the "cotton candy" sunset over Kenmore Square this evening.

By - 12/10/15 - 8:14 am
Sun over Kenmore Square

JGD looked out her window at just the right moment this morning.

By - 12/9/15 - 10:17 am

Didn't bother to tell Boston Police first, the Globe reports.

By - 12/3/15 - 11:31 am

UPDATE: Bail set at $250,000 on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm as a second offense, unlawful possession of ammunition, and attempted assault and battery with a firearm - and being a Level II armed career criminal, Suffolk County DA's office says.

Boston Police report arresting Dominique L. Carpenter-Grady, 26, of Dorchester, on firearms charges related to the gunfire that killed Jephthe Chery outside Who's on First early on Nov. 26. Read more.

By - 11/26/15 - 9:06 am
Chery

UPDATE: WBZ identifies the victim as Jephthe Chery, a Keolis commuter-rail conductor.

Boston Police report a man in his late 20s was shot dead around 2 a.m. outside Who's on First, 19 Yawkey Way.

Three other men, also in their late 20s, were taken to local hospitals with injuries that did not appear life threatening, police say.

Two women were shot outside the bar on Sept. 6.

By - 11/20/15 - 1:15 pm
Notre Dame matching band in the Fenway

Whitney Wilson watched the Notre Dame matching band practice at Clemente Field today in advance of Notre Dame's "home" game at Fenway Park against, um, Boston College - which, last we checked, was actually slightly closer to Fenway Park than South Bend.

By - 11/19/15 - 9:03 am

The Huntington News reports a Northeastern student narrowly avoided setting his or her dorm on fire by trying to cook a bag of Corn Puffs in an oven.

By - 11/14/15 - 4:19 pm
Graffiti Alley in Central Square in Cambridge

Anulfo Baez spotted Caleb Neelon's tribute to Paris in Central Square this afternoon.

Over in Kenmore Square, Anusha Mookherjee spotted a French flag waving in the brisk breeze:

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By - 11/13/15 - 10:03 pm

BU Today reports on the impending work to buttress the bridge over the turnpike and train tracks, which is falling apart enough to force the shutdown of the B Line this past summer.

By - 11/12/15 - 7:50 am
Truck stuck on Storrow Drive

Kara Sassone shows us the reason Soldiers Field Road is backed up onto Storrow Drive this morning. Or as she puts it:

Thanks. Thanks a lot.

By - 11/10/15 - 3:05 pm

Outbound trolley halted by protesters.

About 50 Northeastern students protesting in support of higher wages for both adjunct professors and people who make the minimum wage blocked the E Line at Forsyth Street for several speeches and chants this afternoon. Read more.

By - 11/9/15 - 12:37 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports its hazmat unit responded to the Boston Arts Academy, 174 Ipswich St., around 10 a.m. because "a classroom was working with hydrochloric acid and it did not vent properly through the hood system."

A BPS spokesman reports: Read more.

By - 11/5/15 - 3:34 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved the city's first Tilted Kilt restaurant, which will feature waitresses in tight tops and short tartan skirts, as well as food and TVs turned to sportsball. Read more.

By - 11/5/15 - 8:52 am

Emmanuel College has filed plans with the BRA for a 19-story, 691-bed dorm on its Longwood Medical Area campus.

The proposal replaces earlier plans, approved by the BRA in 2012, for a shorter dorm with more beds. Read more.

By - 11/4/15 - 11:58 am

The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow decides whether to approve two new restaurants in the Fenway: A Tilted Kilt where Copperfield's is and Tapestry where Church is.

The Tilted Kilt at 96 Brookline Ave. would be the first Boston outlet of a national chain that is sort of like Hooters, except the bonnie lasses wear wee tartan skirts instead of shorts. Read more.

By - 10/30/15 - 9:43 am

Perry Donham alerts us that BU will be doing some drone-filming along Comm. Ave. and the Charles River through 6 p.m.

By - 10/27/15 - 9:58 am

The Herald reports on yesterday's arraignment of Wayne Barber, charged with slashing a woman's throat in a mugging in a Fenway alley early Sunday. He has a lengthy criminal record.

Innocent, etc.

By - 10/27/15 - 7:49 am

The Daily Free Press interviews students who knew Melvin Ramos, a homeless man who became known as "the ambassador of Kenmore Square."