Tremont Street

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 in a dark hoodie.

There was another two-on-one knifepoint robbery in the lower busway at the Ruggles T stop Sunday night.

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 fire in a 25th-floor apartment at Tremont on the Common, 151 Tremont St., sparked a three-alarm response as firefighters raced upstairs to evacuate residents, some of whom took refuge on their balconies.

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.

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


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.

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 of the Parish Cafe II at Tremont and Mass. Ave., who in turn would sell their current beer, wine and liqueurs license to the operator of a new restaurant, called Poe's Pub, across the street.

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.

By - 8/26/10 - 8:46 am

Bird lady of Tremont Street

The Lady with the Cardboard Signs at Park Street looked more like the Lady Who's About to Be Eaten by Pigeons this morning when UncleRico23 snapped her photo.

By - 8/20/10 - 6:12 pm

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.

By - 7/30/10 - 10:33 am

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.

By - 5/1/10 - 2:24 pm

Arizona protest

Sup3rmark happened across the protest against Arizona's new "papers please" immigration law, which briefly shut down Tremont Street this afternoon.

By - 3/30/10 - 6:39 pm

Wet cemetery

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.

By - 2/10/10 - 7:40 pm

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) galleries—while celebrating the past through a media-infused trolley museum inside North America’s oldest subway system?

By - 2/2/10 - 10:57 am

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.

By - 11/11/09 - 12:18 pm

The Globe reports on an accident at Tremont and Winter streets this morning. Boston Police report the victim suffered a head injury in the crash.

By - 10/13/09 - 7:57 am

Boston Police tweet a burst water main at 1050 Tremont St. has shut the road and is, of course, screwing up traffic on nearby streets.

Carl Stevens at WBZ reports:

The MBTA reports that because of the street closure, the 43 bus is making running on Columbus rather than Tremont.

By - 9/2/09 - 2:15 pm

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: