Associated Press reports.
Eileen Murphy watched a seagull watching the traffic from a perch in Pleasure Bay.
Memo to every writer everywhere who would write more than one sentence about recovering thug Mark Wahlberg: HE'S NOT FROM SOUTH BOSTON and he did his maiming and rock throwing in Savin Hill, which is in Dorchester, which is an entirely different neighborhood.
Last week, we had some Columbia Journalism School graduate at the Daily Beast proclaiming Wahlberg grew up in "the rough Dorchester section of Massachusetts, otherwise known as 'Southie.' "
The City Council today unanimously approved giving LogMeIn a $2.5-million tax break over 13 years for the new headquarters it wants to build at 327-347 Summer St.
But the burgeoning mini-city now erupting in the Seaport area has plenty of room for caffeination. The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let a Dunkin' Donuts franchisee open a new Dunkin' Donuts at 405-409 D St., as part of a new residential development.
Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports that around 4 a.m. yesterday, police found a car outside 840 Summer St. with the engine, radio and wipers all running but "nobody in it, blood all over the steering wheel."
About 3 1/2 hours later, he reports, officers found the owner, who "stated he spent the night in the hospital and doesn't know what happened."
The Hood Milk Bottle outside the Children's Museum now has its own Twitter feed.
UPDATE: Or the statie car could have been there to provide protection to the crew filming stuff in front of them. See the comments for more.
Eileen Murphy reports she watched car chases being filmed around Moakley Park and Day Boulevard for "Spotlight" - the movie about the Globe Spotlight Team's work to uncover pedophile priests. Or maybe it was just Bernie Law's escort out of town?
Justin Holmes captured the scene at Broadway shortly before 8 p.m. when a truck driver had a bit of trouble with a turn.
Capt. John Greland at C-6 reports:
11/23 1 am-9am, 19 Mercer, 4 tires slashed on mv, 3 wm's told op they were saving spot he refused to move came back found tires slashed.
Police continue to investigate the death of a 67-year-old woman outside 495 Summer St. Wednesday afternoon.
The woman, not identified by police, died at Tufts Medical Center not long after being transported there. Police say the driver remained at the scene and that no charges have been filed.
A federal jury yesterday convicted John Perry, 62, of Woburn and Joseph "Jo Jo" Burhoe, 46, of Braintree, on a variety of racketeering charges related to the use of extortion and actual and threatened physical violence to get jobs for family members and friends out of local companies and to maintain control of their now defunct Local 82, the US Attorney's office reports.
Capt. John Greland at C-6 reports that sometime Tuesday, a thief made off with a bridesmaid's dress in a UPS box on Telegraph Street near Gates and with women's clothing in a Postal Service box on Gates Street near Telegraph.
Eric Wilbur reports that 100 of our Most Important People held soirees at the MIT Media Lab and the Gardner yesterday to convince the US Olympic Committee that Boston's the best place to hold the 2024 Olympics.
The Globe reports the owners of the Revolution are talking to the city about possibly buying land along Frontage Road for a stadium that would get their team out of Foxboro and closer to where potential fans live. The city now uses the land for storing DPW trucks, salt and towed cars.
Problems on the Red and Green lines mean crankytime for evening T commuters. Christie F. gives us a taste:
35 minutes ago my train pulled out of Lechmere. We still haven't reached Haymarket.
Southbound Red Line service has yet to reach standstill proportions, but that's of little solace to people jammed onto platforms who can't even sardine themselves into trains.
UPDATE: Around 5:15 p.m., somebody called in a bomb threat the the CVS at 942 Hyde Park Ave. in Hyde Park - which was the ninth or tenth drug-store bomb threat of the day. About ten minutes later, a bomb threat was phoned into the CVS on Market Street in Brighton.
Somebody is keeping BPD busy this afternoon by calling in bomb threats to drug stores: So far, CVS stores at 333 Washington St., downtown, and 631 Washington St. in Chinatown, the Rite-Aid at 100 Cambridge St. and a drug store in South Boston have been swept by police.
The Globe's architecture critic damns the area as less than the sum of its parts:
To be fair, not many new developments look good until the cranes go home. But after youâ€™ve made all the allowances you can, youâ€™re still stuck with the fact that the Innovation District is a serious failure of urban design.
Work officially began yesterday on the $600-million One Seaport Square project off Northern Avenue in South Boston, which will feature more than 800 residential units in two 22-story buildings, a luxury movie theater, a luxury bowling alley and a luxury health club, as well as space for additional luxury shops and restaurants.