Tremont Street

By - 1/3/14 - 5:57 pm
Loews evacuated in Boston

Loews wasn't catching fire, it was leaking water. Photo by Laura Kinson.

Cold-weary Bostonians seeking a little diversion at the Loews found themselves back out on a frigid Tremont Street late this afternoon when a pipe burst and the megaplex was evacuated.

Earlier, the Prudential Center mall developed an impromptu waterfall when a pipe burst. Chico's was ruined, Julie Loncich reports.

By - 12/17/13 - 3:09 pm

Of course, this being a more genteel age, axe-wielding revenooers didn't bust up a still out back of Estelle's on Tremont Street. Instead, a detective from the BPD Licensed Premises Division issued a paper citation for the bottle of Midnight Moon Moonshine sitting behind the bar.

The restaurant, which serves Southern food, is licensed to offer beers, wines and liqueurs. Moonshine, now a legitimate product,... Read more

By - 12/13/13 - 7:00 pm
Tobogganing in Franklin Park

The BPL has posted lots of photos of Boston in the snow in the old days, such as this postcard showing tobogganing at Franklin Park sometime in the early years of the 20th century.

Back in 1941, the city still used one-horsepower plows on the Common, as Leslie Jones showed:

One horsepower

In 1939, parents in... Read more

By - 12/3/13 - 11:35 am

A bouncer at the Theater District club who had just exchanged punches with an irate customer kicked the man in the face while he was lying on the ground in the process of being arrested, police and the club's general manager told the Boston Licensing Board today.

According to police, an officer on a Theater District patrol around 1 a.m. noticed a fight around 1:50... Read more

By - 11/5/13 - 8:28 am
Sky boots

Whatever happened to sneakers? A concerned citizen makes the mistake of looking up on Tremont Street on Mission Hill:

Boots on wire between light poles.

By - 10/3/13 - 4:12 pm

Emergency crews from a panoply of local fire and police departments are at 150 Tremont St., where at least one person was exposed to an unknown substance around 3:15 p.m.

Photo

The scene is just around the Common from where sidewalk supports caught on fire yesterday.... Read more

By - 9/18/13 - 5:26 pm

Police are looking for an older white guy in a blue Sox cap and American Eagle sweatpants with a white draw string who demanded money at the Citizens Bank branch, 1628 Tremont St. this afternoon. After he got a bag of cash, he rummaged around, took out the dye pack inside and threw it at workers before making his escape.... Read more

By - 9/13/13 - 11:08 pm

Emergency workers are at 1538 Tremont St., where a rear third-floor porch collapsed onto the second-floor porch before 11 p.m. As many as 14 people may have been injured, several with possible neck and back injures, although none considered life threatening. Two people had to be extricated from the remains of the porch.

Tremont is shut between Brigham Circle and Columbus Avenue.

By - 7/20/13 - 8:57 am

The Boston Business Journal reports on potential impending upgrades to Boston Common between Park Street and the visitor center, most notably narrowing the sidewalk from 48 to 20 feet, which will let the Friends of the Public Garden planting new grass and install new benches.

By - 5/18/13 - 9:37 pm

Guantanamo protest

Photographynatalia watched protesters demand the shutdown of the Guantanamo prison at Park Street.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 5/8/13 - 10:59 pm

St. Paul's illuminated pediment

Rev. Laura Everett photographed the Cathedral Church of St. Paul on Tremont Street after it turned on its new nautilus pediment for the first time tonight.

More on the project.... Read more

By - 5/3/13 - 11:20 am

St. Paul's new pediment

Chris Walton shows the Cathedral Church of St. Paul has installed its new pediment, the one designed by Donald Lipski.... Read more

By - 5/2/13 - 2:07 pm

TraynorA Roxbury man faces a variety of charges for an alleged attempt at robbing somebody in an ATM - somebody who happened to have a box cutter with which to defend himself.

According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, when police found Torin Traynor, 27, of Roxbury, on Calumet Street around 11... Read more

By - 4/21/13 - 7:41 pm

Boston Strong

Alli Knothe photographed the side of an auto-parts store on Tremont Street near the Roxbury Crossing T stop this afternoon.... Read more

By - 2/26/13 - 1:41 pm

A Theater District pizza place that stays open after the bars shut down on weekend nights faces possible penalties after fed-up police said they were tired of cleaning up the human, cardboard and cheesy messes left behind by its customers.

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday what action, if any, to take against New York Pizza on Tremont Street for a Dec. 1 incident involving... Read more

By - 2/10/13 - 5:55 pm

Tremont Street snow snake

Pilotblock managed to sidestep the snowsnake outside 631 Tremont St. this evening.... Read more

By - 12/15/12 - 2:48 pm

A harried citizen complains about the light at Tremont and Park:

The walk countdown went '17-16-15-0' and the traffic light turned green.

By - 12/15/12 - 12:31 pm

Mission Hill Liquors, 1623 Tremont St., was held up shortly after noon. Police are looking for a heavyset black man in his late 30s with a silver handgun, a little bit of a beard and short hair, wearing a red hoodie with a white symbol (possibly a Cincinnati Reds logo or a soccer ball), blue jeans and black sneakers.... Read more

By - 12/12/12 - 7:38 am

Woman with balloons on Tremont Street

Photographynatalia spotted a woman on the verge of takeoff on Tremont Street by the Common the other night.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 9/16/12 - 10:48 am

Updated 6:30 p.m. with additional info from Boston Police.

Stanley Staco reports somebody in a white Jaguar fired some rounds at another car outside 274 Tremont St. around 3 a.m. Around 4:30 a.m., somebody caught up with the car on Washington Street in Roxbury, right in front of the B-2 police station, and opened fire, hitting its three occupants.

Boston Police report... Read more

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