Tremont Street

By - 9/1/12 - 11:27 am

Tremont Street in 1897.Tremont Street in 1897.

Today's the 115th anniversary of the opening of the oldest subway in North America - the tunnel between Boylston and Park Street. The scene above, from the Library of Congress, shows Tremont Street in the months leading up to the tunnel... Read more

By - 6/25/12 - 10:30 pm

Bus into building. Photo by BFD.Bus into building. Photo by BFD.

An MBTA bus with about 15 passengers crashed into a brand-new Whittier Health Center building at 1290 Tremont St. around 10:25 p.m.

The Boston Fire Department reports two passengers were taken to... Read more

By - 6/7/12 - 7:29 pm

Boston Police report they have an arrest warrant for Peter Castillo, 23, of Salem, for the April 28 murder of Stephen Perez on Tremont Street.

Anyone who knows where Castillo is can call homicide detectives at 617-343-4470 or contact the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

Perez, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, was shot... Read more

By - 5/31/12 - 8:18 am

Where the signs used to beThis morning: Where the signs used to be

A contractor yesterday removed the Rte. 9 signs that popped up right in the middle of the sidewalk on Tremont Street last week.

Turns out that neither the city DPW nor the state... Read more

By - 5/7/12 - 5:17 pm

Boston Police report the four men spotted running out of a parking garage around the time Stephen Perez was murdered may have been at a birthday party at Caprice/Underbar, 275 Tremont St. earlier in the evening.

Police are looking for the four men, possibly from Lynn, in connection with the death of Perez, an Army veteran, early on April 28. Police have... Read more

By - 4/20/12 - 5:07 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports on the proposed Tremont Crossing that would include apartments, retail and office space and a new museum for the National Center for Afro-American Artists.

Developer Elma Lewis Partners, LLC has long struggled to get the first shovel in the ground for a project on the land. At one point, the BRA revoked its development rights to the land, but... Read more

By - 3/30/12 - 8:28 am

See? Plenty of room on Tremont

The peeved citizen who repeatedly complained about the McDonald's delivery truck blocking West Street early every Friday sent a shoutout this morning to the BPD officer in cruiser 1145 who forced the driver to turn onto Tremont Street to keep West clear. Granted, he let the driver pull onto the one-way Tremont the wrong way, but baby steps, people.

"Thank you for making... Read more

By - 3/28/12 - 7:29 pm

Donald Lipski jumps into the discussion about his pediment design for the Episcopal church on Tremont Street.

By - 3/26/12 - 7:55 am
Spiral pediment

Capt. Nemo would appreciate this rendering.

To cap off major renovations, the Cathedral Church of St. Paul is getting a new design for its long vacant pediment: A nautilus shell, which will be lit at night.

The design, by Philadelphia artist Donald Lipski, is scheduled for completion by Oct. 7 - the 100th anniversary of the church's dedication as a cathedral (it opened as a church in 1818). A... Read more

By - 12/14/11 - 9:16 am

Hidden Boston tweets the irresistible force known as Dunkin' Donuts has folded up in the face of the immovable object known as South Enders opposed to coffee fiends.

By - 11/11/11 - 10:25 pm

Boston Police tweet a man was stabbed tonight at Tremont and Temple Place; taken away in unknown condition.... Read more

By - 10/6/11 - 10:08 pm

A student was robbed of cash and then sliced in the hand around 9:10 p.m. at Ruggles and Tremont streets, the latest violent incident within a quick walk of the Boston Police headquarters building.

Police are looking for a black man with a goatee in a dark hoodie, who wielded the knife and who may also be packing a gun, and a black woman, also... Read more

By - 4/24/11 - 12:45 pm

Shattered window at Tremont Street fire scene. Photo by BFD.Shattered window at Tremont Street fire scene. Photo by BFD.

UPDATE: The Fire Department reports investigators have determined the cause to be - you are sitting down: Careless disposal of a cigarette.

A... Read more

By - 2/28/11 - 7:44 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire in second-floor trash chute at 474 Tremont St. shortly before 7 p.m. went to two alarms before being extinguished. Damage was estimated at $50,000.... Read more

By - 2/27/11 - 5:47 pm

Snowman

On Tremont Street by Dartmouth this afternoon.

Snowy hat tip to Susan Tran.

By - 2/25/11 - 9:57 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday approved a request from Sal's Pizza on Tremont Street to stay open until midnight.

Residents of a neighboring condo building objected to the extension from the current 10 p.m. closing time, claiming the new hours would attract the wrong element to the downtown street. The longer hours had the support of other downtown residents and neighboring businesses and institutions.... Read more

By - 9/22/10 - 3:36 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to grant a series of liquor license transfers that would begin with a bar in the Alley off Boylston Street giving up its liquor license and end with a new "eclectic" pub opening at the intersection of Tremont Street and Mass. Ave.

Under the deal, the Lyons Group would sell its all-alcohol license for Suite to the owners... Read more

By - 9/10/10 - 8:25 pm

UPDATE: Man arrested, but not for the shooting.

Boston Police tweet somebody was shot at 1029 Tremont St. shortly after 7 p.m. tonight, and that the homicide unit is now investigating, which means the victim was seriously wounded.

Beth Freeman reports she heard three shots. Police arrived "within seconds" and then chased a man down Sussex Street, she said.... Read more

By - 9/1/10 - 9:58 am

Wanted

MBTA Transit Police say this is the guy who repeatedly stabbed somebody on a 23 bus at Ruggles and Tremont streets yesterday evening, then fled toward the Whittier Street project. He's described as 25 to 30, 5'7" and weighing between 185 and 220 lbs, with dreadlocks.

UPDATE: MBTA Transit Police... Read more

By - 8/31/10 - 9:24 pm

Channel 7 tweets a man was stabbed several times around 6:30 p.m. on a bus on Tremont Street at Ruggles Street - a photo the station posted shows the bus stopped in front of Boston Police headquarters. The victim is expected to survive.

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