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

By - 12/7/12 - 6:35 am

The Globe reports on the sudden change of events at Fenway Center, the proposed complex by the turnpike and commuter-rail line.

By - 12/6/12 - 10:54 pm

Shortly after 10 p.m., victim taken to the hospital, police looking for a silver Accord seen driving away.

By - 11/30/12 - 12:20 pm

UPDATE, 3:20 p.m: Northeastern says two students "have accepted responsibility for vandalizing the university's Menorah" and that they now face disciplinary action. Still no word on just what they did.

Northeastern President Joseph Aoun alerted his campus in e-mail this morning. He didn't specify just how the Krentzman Quad menorah was damaged, but said it's been repaired and that campus police are hunting suspects. His... Read more

By - 11/21/12 - 10:27 am

The Globe reports on a crash around 1:15 a.m. at Mass. Ave. and Haviland Street.

By - 11/12/12 - 8:53 am

The Daily Free Press reports Children's Hospital wants to replace the parking lot at 819 Beacon St., just outside Kenmore Square, with 650,000 square feet of clinical, office and retail space. And a 526-car garage.... Read more

By - 11/8/12 - 7:32 am

Snowman at Northeastern this morning. Photo by Dan Kennedy.Snowman at Northeastern this morning. Photo by Dan Kennedy.

Melissa Mack at WBZ explains what happened:

You may be asking - what made this forecast bust and change within the course of the storm?

... Read more
By - 11/7/12 - 6:47 pm

First snow of the season in Boston

Greg Hum photographed Boston in the snow - you know, the snow they told us we wouldn't get.... Read more

By - 11/7/12 - 6:24 am

Somerville owl

Or maybe we're just noticing these stealthier predators after years of paying attention to their flashier, daytimier cousins, the hawks. The above is not some impressionist painting of what an owl might look like, but an impressionist-like photo of an owl in a tree near Sullivan Square in... Read more

By - 11/3/12 - 9:20 am

When Kenmore station was filled with water. By Fourduce1

The Christian Science Monitor interviews Michael Mulhern, who was director of subway operations at the MBTA in 1996 when the unexpectedly mighty Muddy River overflowed its banks, overwhelmed its tunnels and burst into Kenmore station, shutting it completely down for two months:

"When it was

... Read more
By - 10/28/12 - 11:53 pm

Sandbags at Fenway portal. Photo by MBTA.Sandbags at Fenway portal. Photo by MBTA.

The MBTA trucked in sandbags to the Fenway tonight, in case workers have to barricade the portal used by Riverside trolleys to head into Kenmore in case Sandy supercharges the Muddy River.... Read more

By - 10/27/12 - 8:52 pm


Roving UHub photographer Michael Halle spotted a sundog over Boylston Street in the Fenway this afternoon.

Tanya K. photographed it from the other side in Framingham. A whole collection of photos of today's sundog.... Read more

By - 10/11/12 - 7:24 am

A New Hampshire man who says he was permanently injured when a folding chair in the Fenway bleachers collapsed, sending him plummeting to the concrete, yesterday filed suit against the Red Sox in federal court.

Richard McLaughlin is seeking unspecified damages - but more than $75,000 - for injuries he says he incurred during a game on May 4, 2010 (against the Angels), while... Read more

By - 10/10/12 - 4:41 pm

Dukakis at groundbreakingDukakis at groundbreakingWork officially began today on a project to restore the Muddy River to something closer to what Olmsted might recognize - and to reduce the odds of another devastating flood along the normally placid series of brooks and ponds at the... Read more

By - 10/10/12 - 8:58 am

Paul Levy highlights the very detailed historical mapping of Fenway done by Ed McCarthy, who is using historical references to show how Boston neighborhoods have changed.

By - 10/3/12 - 1:56 pm

Sawed-off burl. Photo by Boston Parks.Missing burl. Boston Parks photo.Boston Police report arresting a man
who may be responsible for vandalizing trees in the Emerald Necklace in recent months - by sawing off burls, large bark protuberances that are popular among woodworkers and sculptors.... Read more