A circuit breaker broke inside the Louis Vuitton store in Copley Place around 6 p.m., bringing firefighters racing to the mall and sending customers fleeing, at least until firefighters had the power cut and said a mall-wide evacuation wasn't necessary.Read more
A woman who started getting J. Crew junk mail after she used her debit card to buy some stuff at its Copley Place store now wants at least $50 for herself - and the same for the teeming masses who also got hooked up with mailings after making purchases from the clothing chain. Plus at least double damages and lawyers' fees (and she is represented...Read more
Liz recounts a sorry lunch at Osushi in Copley Place:
This place is only surviving on Groupon deals and unaware conference attendees. Donâ€™t go to Osushi (it's difficult to find in the mall, so maybe if you tried to go, you gave up and went somewhere else, anyway). There are plenty of less expensive sushi places in Boston that have fresh fish and good...Read more
Simon Properties, owners of the mall, want to stick a 47-story structure atop it that would include a four-story "winter garden" and 300 condos (starting at $1 million) according to the Boston Business Journal and the Herald.
The Journal notes:
No additional parking is called for by Simon in the plan, which noted the proximity of nearby public transit stations.
When plans for...Read more
Quite the nuthouse around town early this morning as frenzied people willing to forego showers for several days rushed local retailers trying to get their hands on the latest Playstation console. Cops had to shoo rain-sodden hordes away from the Fenway Best Buy because the store didn't have a permit to open at midnight. Then there was Copley Place, where people camped out for days...Read more