Charlotte marvels over the elegant bike she spotted locked to a pole in the South End.
JD photographed a standoff the other day between a BTD worker and a turkey.
The envelopes, sent to six Boston police stations, turned out to contain ground brown tea from tea bags, but it took the evacuation of a floor at District D-4 on Harrison Avenue and the arrival of the police bomb squad and the fire hazmat team to determine that, police say.
Joel Brown reports the Boston Art Dealers Association now has a shuttle between "the Newbury Street and South End gallery districts," at least, on the first Saturday of every month.
Boston Police report an argument between a cab driver and the occupants of a car pulled up next to him at Harrison Avenue and Herald Street around 2:40 this morning ended when one of the car's passengers got out, jumped on the cab's hood and started jumping up and down.
Officers on routine patrol noticed the commotion and wound up arresting Emmanuel Taylor, 29, on a charge of willful and malicious destruction of property.
Police did not specify what allegedly got Taylor so heated up.
So those steel girders can just slowly turn to dust now - unless some enterprising soul puts some boards across them and turns the ex-construction site into a teeter-totter park.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that a gun found in the pants of a suspected drug dealer in a South End alley can be used against him at his trial.
Stephanie Rogers checks out the first Cabin Fever indie gift show on what used to be a fairly desolate South End street.
Chinatown Blog reports some residents and merchants along East Berkeley Street want to change its name to Dover Street, and that there's a public hearing on the matter on Feb. 9th 6:30 p.m. at Project Place, 1145 Washington St.
Could somebody explain why this is necessary?
Aquitane, 569 Tremont St., received a citation from police on Oct. 29 because workers cleaning up after a party piled eight chairs in front of a rear exit. Boston Licensing Board members today told the restaurant not to let it happen again.
Board member Michael Connolly noted Boston did not have a single fire-related death in 2009 and he would do everything he can to keep that record going in the new year: "When we hear you have blocked egress and you have eight dinner-table chairs blocking egress, that's a real issue for us. ... This is not something we look at lightly."
The Boston Fire Department tweets the rear wall at 56 Berkeley St., from the third to fifth floors, collapsed around 11:30 p.m., Wednesday. The building is vacant and nobody was injured, but as a precaution, a nine-unit condo building at 50 Berkeley St. was ordered evacuated for the night.
Meeting starts at 7 p.m. at Holy Cross Cathedral, 1400 Washington St., according to state Rep. Linda Dorcena-Forry (D-Dorchester):