But, sadly, the "demo wall" at Government Center is just an instruction to the workers who will begin tearing apart the station on March 22, rather than a place to see demonstrations of various things.
The morning commute, like around 6:40, started with an inbound Red Line train kicked the bucket at Savin Hill and a Green Line train meeting its maker at Government Center - an occurrence that the T suggested to riders might be a good time to try out the Orange Line between Back Bay and North station.
As of 7:30 a.m., the T said things... Read more
Adrienne watched and listened to a rare paring of Keytar Bear and Saxophone Sock Monkey in Government Center this afternoon.
The T announced today Government Center will shut for its two-year makeover on March 22.
The T's posted some background info, including the answer to the question: "How will this affect my commute?"
Between Haymarket and Government Center around 10 p.m. The Orange Line is being suggested as an alternative in either direction.
UPDATE, Friday a.m.: Appears to have been fixed.
Transit Police report they are searching for a guy in a red jacket who indecently assaulted a woman on a Green Line trolley around 8:50 a.m. on Wednesday between Government Center and Park Street.
He's described as white, apparently in his 40s, wearing a red knit winter hat, red jacket, blue jeans and dark gloves.... Read more
Joe Gravellese reports Planet Fitness has sold its Government Center outlet to some company called Rock'n Fitness.
Still open, same membership price, same hours, etc. ... They've already scraped off most of the logos etc. It looks weird in there.
And one of those things they scraped off was the large "No Judgement Zone" banner, which was forever getting judged, hard, by aficionados of... Read more
What a great day for a parade.
From Fenway Park to the banks of the Charles, Bostonians lined up early for a chance to see the 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox - and doesn't that sound good to hear?
When the procession of Duck Boats got to the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, it stopped. Jonny Gomes put the World Series trophy... Read more
The Boston City Archives have posted a collection of photos related to the creation of Government Center in the mid-1960s, including some of the demolition of buildings in old Scollay Square. As you can see above, the JFK building went... Read more
Until this spring, so as not to coincide with repair work on the Callahan Tunnel is done, the Globe reports.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports that Aaron Michlewitz, who represents the increasingly student filled North End and Beacon Hill, says the BRA needs to consider requiring dorms in the proposed garage re-do.
Perhaps Rep. Michlewitz is too young to remember when Beacon Hill residents managed to squash Suffolk's plans to turn the old MDC building across from the State House into a dormitory.... Read more
"Government Center is absolutely crammed with waiting passengers," A.P. Blake reports.
The T argued that Mattei had some of her conditions, which her family says forced her to drop out of college and will require home care, before the crash.... Read more
The Globe reports on the planned September, 2013 shutdown, which will include making the station ADA compliant and replacing the current bomb shelter of an entrance with something glassier.
Meanwhile, on Dec. 18, the Parks and Recreation Department holds a formal tree hearing on the T's request to chop down 21 trees along Cambridge Street to make way for the renovation project - 13... Read more
Episcopalians from across Massachusetts plan an unusual protest tomorrow downtown: A march that will end with Communion - and the destruction of participants' Bank of America cards:
During the service, Bank of America credit and debit cards will be collected in the offertory plate and destroyed, and a special prayer will be said over those who pledge to bank locally and close their accounts with... Read more
Mike Miccoli reported from Government Center at the height of one of the afternoon's storms:
Turnstiles at Govt Center aren't working. Of course, there are millions of tourists confused. Now I know what hell looks like.
Line to get into Govt Center is backed up into the rain. Of course, there's only one frantic employee trying to manually open each one.
Thankfully a... Read more