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.
An expired inspection sticker proved the undoing of four alleged gang members, including one braced for action, late Wednesday night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The Boston Licensing Board this week granted a license to a pair of entrepreneurs who think Tremont Street is ripe for a high-end coffeehouse.
The Thinking Cup, 165 Tremont St., hopes to open by the end of the month, serving "high-end coffee" along with froyo, croissants and light sandwiches. The outlet says it will be the first in the Boston area to serve Stumptown Coffee, which it modestly claims is the best coffee in the world.
Sup3rmark happened across the protest against Arizona's new "papers please" immigration law, which briefly shut down Tremont Street this afternoon.
The Hack reports:
The Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street reached flood stage today - there were a couple of mini-waterfalls from the wall at the front to the sidewalk.
SHIFTboston recently held an "ideas competition" for creating new public spaces in Boston. The winner: Turning an abandoned trolley tunnel on Tremont Street into a theater and arts space:
What if we shifted these contemporary urban ruins into a network of underground, interactive social environments--experiential theatres and immersive digital (art) galleriesâ€”while celebrating the past through a media-infused trolley museum inside North Americaâ€™s oldest subway system?
Simon Glik, who wound up arrested when he used his cell phone to video a drug bust on Tremont Street along the Common in 2007, yesterday filed suit in US District Court, alleging his First, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights were violated by police.
Boston Police report the two - and an accomplice - held up a pair of moviegoers in one of the Tremont Street theaters around 10:20 p.m. on Monday, shortly before the movie began:
Hey, did you leave a toolbox in front of the Marine Corps recruiting station at 141 Tremont St. this morning? The bomb squad would like to have a word with you.
Mike Mennonno walked by the revival tent on the Tremont Street side of the Common yesterday morning:
... "Do you know about Jesus Christ?" he called out to me.
"Je-whoosy-whatsy?" I said, not breaking my stride.
"Jesus Christ," he repeated. "Your personal lord and savior?"
"My personal what?" I said, stopping and looking at him screwy. "Did I win an iphone? What is this?" ...
Boston Police report arresting Harjeet Singh, 50, on charges he blew through a red light around 6:50 p.m. yesterday and knocked down a woman crossing the street at West Street.
The woman, being cared for by a U.S. Park Ranger when police arrived, was taken to Tufts Medical Center and is expected to survive, police say.
Police say that when Singh stumbled out of his car, an empty liquor bottle fell out with him.
Boston Police report that when a woman left the key in the ignition as she got her two young kids out of her car and into a stroller on Tremont Street in the South End yesterday, two punks slipped into the car and drove off (just as she got the second kid in the stroller:
Boston Police report a Dorchester teen never intended to buy the phone he'd agreed to from somebody he met through a Craigslist ad. Unfortunately for the kid, police say, when he grabbed the phone from the seller in front of the Loews cineplex on Tremont Street, where they'd agreed to meet, and then ran, the guy chased after him - and grabbed him at Charles and Boylston, where a passing officer noticed them grappling.
Steven Mejia, 19, of Dorchester, was then arrested on a charge of unarmed robbery.