The Huntington News reports Northeastern Police officers came upon three guys attempting to use a bolt cutter to remove a bike at a campus bike rack Saturday afternoon. The three managed to flee, one holding an orange bolt cutter. But an hour later, police responding to a similar incident at a bike rack outside the Museum of Fine Arts found and this time detained bolt-cutter guy, who turned out to be a juvenile, who got to stew in the NUPD lockup for a few hours until his father arrived to pick him up.
About 50 Northeastern students protesting in support of higher wages for both adjunct professors and people who make the minimum wage blocked the E Line at Forsyth Street for several speeches and chants this afternoon. Read more.
Chris in Boston noticed a tree at Huntington and South Huntington avenues had a request for passersby this morning: Stop leaving trash around it.
Ed. note: Given its location, the tree should probably also be asking people to drive more carefully in the rain and not crash into it.
Julio Salado happened upon this SUV inside Nana's Hair Braiding on Huntington Avenue at South Huntington around 10:45 a.m.
Tim Lawrence photographed an entrance to the inbound side of Symphony station that had been buried in the 1970s, but which re-emerged in 2012 and again this week as part of an ongoing construction project.
Another view: Read more.
Chris Hayes shows us 111 Huntington Ave. at night.
In the photo above, that yellow thing was the plow attached to the front of the trolley.
Frederick also happened to photograph the snow mound that did in the trolley before the trolley arrived:
Jonathan Berk watched in amazement as a snowbank drove by on Huntington Avenue in the Back Bay this afternoon.
Oh, and in response to the doubters, he adds:
Took a right off West Newton onto Huntington. It was moving. Trust me.
Stanley Stacos reports police are looking for two shotgun-toting robbers for a holdup around 1:45 p.m. at Mission Main near the intersection of Huntington and South Huntington avenues.
One suspect was described as black with a gray scarf around his face and a short black jacket, the other as Hispanic, also with a short black jacket. Both were short.
Boston Police report a woman walking down Huntington Avenue by W. Newton Street was "approached from behind by a male and indecently assaulted." The man then ran toward the Southwest Corridor Park.
He's described as black, with bulging eyes, 25-30 and about 6' with a medium build.
If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4400 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).
Matt Hrono reports T workers were handing out these "tickets" at red lights along Huntington Avenue this morning.
Firefighters rushed to 27 Wigglesworth Street, near Huntington, around 10:05 p.m. for a roof fire that went to two alarms at 10:20 p.m., but which was largely knocked down about 10 minutes after that.
Elizabeth Rioux, who took the photo out her window, reports:
THE ROOF OF A BUILDING ACROSS FROM MY APARTMENT LITERALLY JUST EXPLODED AS I LOOKED OUT THE WINDOW.
Last fall, Marc Hermann juxtaposed old crime and accident photos from the archives of the New York Daily News with photos of the scenes in modern times. The results are wicked cool.
I started thinking Boston would also lend itself to this sort of treatment. In recent days, I've been taking photos of the current scenes where news photographer Leslie Jones and the (generally) anonymous photographers enshrined in the Boston City Archives captured life in Boston back in the day.
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 to other areas.