Fenway

By - 9/20/12 - 7:57 am

The Huntington News reports a Northeastern student who tweeted that he would shoot the university president if he didn't get more financial aid suddenly found himself in a little f2f with campus police:

Detectives checked the student's apartment for weapons and found none.

By - 9/20/12 - 7:25 am

The Daily Free Press reports police say a BU student was taken to St. Elizabeth with neck, back and knee injuries yesterday after she tried but failed to beat an SUV through a left turn on Comm. Ave. near Kenmore Square.

By - 9/12/12 - 1:22 pm

Go ahead, find a scalper in Kenmore Square tonight and point at him and laugh hysterically. Just be sure you can run fast; he might not appreciate the humor of the situation.

How bad is it? Scott Thorn tweets:

I've had an ad up on Craigslist all morning for 3 tix to Thursday night's Sox-Yanks game at face value. Not one email so

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By - 9/11/12 - 7:54 am

Fenway tree choker

A concerned citizen spotted tree choking on Burbank Street in the Fenway:

Plastic ties used by BTD to affix parking ban sign to recently planted katsura tree on burbank st. if left the way they are they will literally choke the tree and kill it,

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By - 9/8/12 - 11:05 am

A revamped Koch Gallery opens today.

By - 9/8/12 - 10:48 am

Fenway ParkA disgusted citizen used the city's Citizens Connect complaint service last night to post a photo from Fenway Park:

They losing, wtf?

Ed. note: If only this complaint had been filed earlier in the season, the DPW might have been able to do something. Also, based on the photo,... Read more

By - 9/3/12 - 9:47 am

The Daily Free Press reports a pedestrian was hit by a motorcycle whose driver then sped away shortly before 8 p.m. in front of Marsh Plaza on the BU campus. AlertNewEngland tweets the motorcycle "sustained heavy damage" and was last spotted fleeing over the BU Bridge.

By - 8/31/12 - 10:16 am

Human Sexual Response is playing the House of Blues on Nov. 10.

By - 8/30/12 - 9:25 am

In 1995, the House of Compassion opened its doors taking in people living with HIV and AIDS to live in a welcoming home environment. The House now faces closure, with a looming 30,000 in debt threatening the homes of their ten residents. Find out more about the House of Compassion!

By - 8/29/12 - 8:25 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the re-opening of Cappy's on Westland Avenue.

By - 8/27/12 - 5:01 pm

This just in from the Boston Police Department:

Traffic & Parking Advisory: Relative to College Move in Weekend August 31-September 4, 2012 Residents should expect congestion and delays in the areas of Allston, Brighton, Fenway, Back Bay, Mission Hill and Beacon Hill as 70,000 college students will be moving in these neighborhoods.

By - 8/27/12 - 9:46 am

Nothing to see, mooove along. Photo by State Police.Nothing to see, mooove along. Photo by State Police.

Around 7 a.m., State Police had to round up a pair of bovines that somehow wound up on the median strip of Rte. 195 in... Read more

By - 8/24/12 - 8:45 am

You know all those giant boxes that have been showing up at key intersections all over town? Boston Police are now enforcing the New York-like "don't block the box" rules that basically require you to stay out of an intersection if you can't get to the other side before the light changes. KWAPT reports this morning:

Boston PD is up & down Brookline

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By - 8/14/12 - 11:23 am

Boston University Police report that sometime between 9:45 and 10:15 p.m. on July 21, a patron at the Island Creek Oyster Bar in the Hotel Commonwealth in Kenmore Square discovered that her $9,000 Louis Vuitton purse was missing.

Police have identified three women as "persons of interest" and report that two of them used one of the credit card's in the victims purse that... Read more

By - 8/13/12 - 3:45 pm

Steve Buckley at the Herald tweets Pesky died this afternoon. He was 92.

By - 8/10/12 - 12:12 pm

Lataria Milton is the MBTA driver charged with getting angry and running her bus into a meter maid and several cars. Latarian Milton is the then-7-year-old charged with getting angry and crashing his grandmother's SUV into a curb and several cars.

WBZ reports our Milton was released on personal recognizance at her arraignment in Roxbury District Court today - and that the... Read more

By - 8/9/12 - 6:15 pm

MiltonAn MBTA bus driver is scheduled for arraignment in Roxbury District Court tomorrow on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon after she allegedly ran down a Boston parking supervisor trying to give her a parking ticket in Kenmore Square this morning.

Lataria Milton, 34, eating breakfast at the time,... Read more

By - 8/9/12 - 8:50 am

Crash aftermath. Photo by Susan Zalkind.Crash aftermath. Note cluster of meter maids on right. Photo by Susan Zalkind.

A city transportation worker is in the hospital this morning following a confrontation with an MBTA bus driver in Kenmore Square that ended with the driver plowing into... Read more

By - 7/31/12 - 3:07 pm

You get a bigger crane - in this case, to right a crane that tipped over on the BU Bridge.

Inspectors swarmed the bridge today to make sure it was OK after the accident, which did not, at least, block traffic, at least, until the big crane arrived (and what would happen if it tipped over?). State Police are still investigating how the... Read more

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