Huntington Avenue

By - 3/13/14 - 9:32 am

Boston's Mobile Food Truck Committee (yes, of course the city has a Mobile Food Truck Committee) has approved a pilot project in which food trucks can keep serving food until midnight in designated areas in Copley Square and at Boston University East and Northeastern on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Mayor Walsh says that if the pilot proves successful, he'd want to look at expanding it... Read more

By - 2/27/14 - 8:47 pm
Steam venting near Huntington Avenue in Boston

Brian D'Amico watched the steam venting from a manhole on West Newton at Huntington Avenue this afternoon. Police closed West Newton while workers tried to beat back the steam.

Copyright Brian D'Amico. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 10/30/13 - 7:34 am

The morning starts with a dead train at Wellington on the Orange Line, a dead Green Line trolley somewhere on Huntington or South Huntington and a dead train outbound at Maverick on the Blue Line (say, aren't those the T's newest and freshest subway trains?).

By - 8/15/13 - 1:31 pm

It was just like every other day at Longwood Medical Area Station: waiting 20+ minutes until one of the "every 8 minutes" Heath St trains showed up at 12:10. On cue, a green sardine can came hurtling towards me, but then proceeded all the way up to the intersection before speeding off and blowing it's horn. That was certainly not typical. From my knowledge of... Read more

By - 6/28/13 - 10:28 pm

Today marked the fourth day in a row where the E Line was truncated from Heath St to Brigham Circle.

There was no warning for waiting passengers on Tuesday the 25th. There was "gridlock traffic" on Wednesday the 26th -- from 11:00am to 8:30pm -- which meant no trains could venture beyond Brigham Circle. The following day, Thursday the... Read more

By - 6/15/13 - 10:54 am

Update: Photos of possible suspect released.

Boston Police report two women were grabbed and stabbed early this morning, possibly by the same man.

In both cases, the women were grabbed from behind, police say.

In the first case, a woman walking in the area of Vancouver Street and Huntington Avenue told police:

The suspect jumped out of the bushes, grabbed her and

... Read more
By - 4/22/13 - 9:46 am

Huntington and Gainsborough during shutdown. Photo by Keith Foley.Huntington and Gainsborough during shutdown. Photo by Keith Foley.

Police shut down the intersection of Huntington Avenue and Gainsborough Street and evacuated the New England Conservatory after a suspicious package was... Read more

By - 4/21/13 - 11:33 pm

Around 5 p.m. outside 320 Huntington Avenue, where somebody stopped by police floored it, at least until he hit the open door of a Boston cruiser. A couple of guys bailed, ran into the Northeastern campus and appeared to ditch something along the way, Bosfiddle reports. Both were arrested.

By - 11/25/12 - 12:52 pm

The Metro tweets the collision along Huntington Avenue by Longwood Avenue around 10 a.m. was "minor" and left nobody injured. However, it did shut down the E line.

Photo. Another photo.

By - 11/19/12 - 4:37 pm

Dumb or dumber?Dumb or dumber?

The UHub Sky Eye Action News Unit reports two trucks showed up at this bus shelter on Huntington Avenue at Longwood just in time for the afternoon rush to do some work. Naturally, they completely blocked one of the lanes:

Backs up traffic for a mile

... Read more
By - 10/8/12 - 4:14 pm

Collision scene. Photo by Michelle Murray.Collision scene. Photo by Michelle Murray.

A trolley collision in Brigham Circle around 4 p.m. sent three people - one of them a T worker - to nearby hospitals with neck and back injuries, Rob Grover reports. One train came off... Read more

By - 7/6/12 - 11:28 am

The Boston Fire Department reports fire flared up a manhole behind 359 Huntington Ave. this morning when some "penetrating spray" being used by a worker to loosen a bolt on an underground transformer hit a "small torch" and flashed over.

The transformer itself had already been shut down for repairs, the department says. The fire went out by itself and there were no... Read more

By - 6/3/12 - 10:07 am

Kelsey Rennebohm Boston College today identified the woman killed in a Huntington Avenue incident late Friday as Kelsey Rennebohm, a graduate student in the Lynch School of Education:

Rennebohm was a gifted student and an experienced teacher who worked to provide high-quality instruction and support services for all children. A

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By - 6/1/12 - 10:52 pm

UPDATE: Bicyclist identified as BC grad student.

A woman in her late 20s died Friday night after a collision on Huntington Avenue at Forsyth Street around 10:30 p.m. Boston Police report an MBTA bus was apparently involved but that investigators have yet to determine a cause.

Boston and MBTA police initially had some trouble locating the bus that might have been involved; by... Read more

By - 5/25/12 - 4:06 pm

Herding busesTriginta novem on Huntington Avenue this afternoon. Photo by Kyle.

Scientists believe the behavior is an innate reaction to the presence of predators.... Read more

By - 4/26/12 - 11:23 am

City Councilor Mike Ross says riders on the E line between Brigham Circle and Heath Street shouldn't have to worry about getting flattened by crazed Massholes who ignore the "STOP" painted on the sides of open trolley doors.

Ross, who lives on Mission Hill, is seeking legislation to let the T install cameras on trolleys that share the road with motorists in that stretch to... Read more

By - 4/15/12 - 12:19 pm

A Mission Hill man walking out of a Green Line tunnel around 4:30 a.m. today aroused the suspicions of a passing Northeastern University police officer, who started an investigation that ended with the man under arrest for allegedly using spray paint to profess his love for hot sauce inside the tunnel.

Alex Wan, 23, was charged with malicious destruction of property and standing, walking, or... Read more

By - 1/3/12 - 10:33 am

A concerned citizen grows weary of obnoxious drivers blaring horns at pedestrians crossing with the light at Belvedire and Huntington by the Pru:

Pedestrians have a walk sign at the same time vehicles have a green light (turning right from Huntington onto Belvedire). On countless occasions I've had motorists honk, gesture and curse at me for crossing while the walk sign is blinking. While

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By - 11/11/11 - 11:02 pm

Crash aftermath. Photo by Brian D'Amico.Crash aftermath. Photo by Brian D'Amico. See more photos.

Local 718 reports two injuries in the crash around 10:50 p.m. near the firehouse at 560 Huntington Ave.

D'Amico reports it looks like the SUV driver attempted to make... Read more

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