Fenway

By - 3/11/14 - 6:19 am

Now the T tries to figure out what caused a trolley to derail in the tunnel between Kenmore and Fenway yesterday.

By - 3/10/14 - 12:39 pm
Derailed trolley

The first car of an outbound Riverside trolley derailed shortly after 12:30 p.m., hitting a tunnel wall.

Boston EMS reports ten people injured.

Three people with injuries were able to walk out of the tunnel near Fenway station; a third was put on a backboard to be carried out by firefighters. The rest were put on the rear trolley, which was disengaged from the front car and backed up to Kenmore station.

By - 3/10/14 - 9:50 am

The Red Sox go before the Boston Licensing Board this week for permission to add cans to their repertoire of beer options at the lyric little bandbox this season.

By - 3/3/14 - 5:56 pm
Giant baby head with giant baby hat

Roving UHub photographer Steve Chase photographed one of the giant baby heads at the MFA around noon yesterday, reports that by 2 p.m., the hat was already gone. He wonders: Who made it and who took it?

By - 3/3/14 - 5:08 pm

Saw this at the MFA yesterday around noon. Was gone when I left around 2. Anyone know the story?

By - 3/3/14 - 11:24 am

The Boston Licensing Board last week looked into its bag of packie licenses, found it had one and awarded it to Shaw's, after determining its managers were of high moral character and had proved a public need for an aisle of beer, wine and spirits at its Star Market on Boylston Street.

By - 2/26/14 - 11:45 am

Shaw's has begun work to bring its aging Boylston Street Shaw's store into the 21st century with an extensive remodeling that it hopes will include one aisle devoted to the sort of liquor the increasingly discerning population of the Fenway demands, officials told the Boston Licensing Board today.

The board decides tomorrow whether to grant the Star Market a license to sell beer, wine and spirits in its rehabbed store, which will be rebuilt both inside and out.

By - 2/25/14 - 11:18 am

John Carroll reports Huskie U. has taken out full-page ads in not just the Globe but the Times and the Wall Street Journal to inform their readers how wonderful it is.

By - 2/18/14 - 9:51 pm

Brian D'Amico reports a chemical reaction inside a lab fume hood at the Egan Engineering and Science building at 120 Forsyth Street sent one victim to the hospital with facial irritation around 6:30 p.m.

By - 2/14/14 - 11:51 am

A New York company that makes ink it says can be used to encode data on business cards to be read by smartphones is suing a Boston company that uses ink to encode data on business cards to be read by smartphones.

By - 2/13/14 - 9:24 pm

Around 9:15 p.m. by a black man, who jumped into a purple, 1999 Corolla, Mass. 2JG-D90, headed outbound. About 10 minutes later, a man in that car was stopped at Centre and Cedar streets in Roxbury.

By - 2/13/14 - 1:32 pm

Bryan Joiner makes the case that it's time we stop honoring an unrepentant racist.

By - 2/11/14 - 7:17 am

Brian D'Amico reports a gunman forced his way into an apartment at 46 Westland Ave. around 11:30 p.m.

He's described as black and in his 20s.

There was another armed home invasion across the street last August.

The incident occurred about 90 minutes after an armed robbery on the other side of the Fens.

By - 2/10/14 - 10:16 pm

A man was attacked and robbed in his own apartment at 55 Park Dr. shortly after 10 p.m.; he apparently managed to slice his two attackers, who ran away, trailing blood on the street outside.

The victim's injuries were not life threatening.

Everybody involved appeared to be college students.

By - 2/6/14 - 8:12 am
Going downhill at Northeastern University

Brian D'Amico captured snow scenes around Northeastern yesterday, including kids going down a snow hill on cafeteria trays.

Copyright Brian D'Amico. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 2/5/14 - 12:01 am

Jeff Maker captured some of the action on Brookline Avenue near Fenway Park late Tuesday:

Multiple injuries and arrests. BPD on the scene.

By - 2/2/14 - 10:50 am

Boston Police report that officers responding to a report of a large fight on the fourth floor of the Hotel Buckminster in Kenmore Square late Friday arrested a Roxbury man packing a loaded gun and a Dorchester man carrying a large kitchen knife nowhere near a kitchen.

It's the latest spot of trouble for the Beacon Street hotel, whose officials promised the Boston Licensing Board last September they were cleaning up their reputation as a place for miscreants, often underage, to book rooms, then hold loud parties.

By - 1/28/14 - 2:11 pm

Shaw's goes before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Feb. 11 seeking permission to add a liquor store to the grocery offerings at its store at Boylston and Kilmarnock streets.

If it succeeds with the zoning board, the chain would then have to win approval from the Boston Licensing Board to sell liquor.

The zoning hearing starts at 10:30 a.m. in the board's eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.

By - 1/28/14 - 1:22 pm

Officials from MIT and the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity at 487 Comm. Ave. assured the Boston Licensing Board today there'll be no repeat of the September plunge that saw a new pledge fall through a skylight and wind up on the ground with remarkably few injuries.

By - 1/27/14 - 3:06 pm

Michael Ratty asks:

Any Boston bars showing the State of the Union tomorrow night, esp. in Kenmore area?