The T is reporting some ish on the C Line, where an inbound trolley eased into eternal slumber at Summit Avenue just a tad before 8 a.m.
Bicyclists will gather Thursday evening to place a white "ghost bike" where Anita Kurmann died last week in a collision with a flatbed truck at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street.
Kurmann, 38, was a Swiss doctor doing post-graduate work at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She died at an intersection identified as the most dangerous one in the city for bicyclists.
The memorial begins at 6:30 p.m.
A roving UHub photographer came upon a shut-down intersection of Beacon and Fairfield streets around 11:45 a.m. - and watched bomb-squad members suit up to investigate something suspicious in a car there.
Teddy Kokoros couldn't help but notice this fallen tree between Cheers and the Common this morning.
A contentious Boston Licensing Board hearing on the future of Mary Ann's on Beacon Street ended with the board chairwoman agreeing to give the bar some time to develop a plan to address longstanding neighborhood concerns about everything from the bar's lack of windows to the young inebriates residents say pour out of the place at 2 a.m. and run roughshod over their lawns, yards and front steps.
One of the many people running around the Chestnut Hill Reservoir this evening, on the Beacon Street side.
Meg admired the annual Marathon window box on Beacon Street.
But the B Line? Amanda McNeil reports:
Direct quote from 57 driver "All the buses leaving Watertown are full. Y'all better just start walking"
An Orange Line tried withered on the vine at Tufts.
Three inbound Red Line trains passed through Central after 8:30 a.m. and nobody could get on any of them.
Nate Fedor, who watched the whole thing unfold, reports that when a charter bus got stuck trying to turn from Dartmouth Street onto Beacon shortly after 10 a.m. and then just sat there for about 15 minutes, passengers who could wait no longer finally got out of the bus and picked it up and moved it about two feet, just enough for their driver to maneuver the bus onto Beacon.
Not everybody was impressed, at least not by the bus driver. Gerald Burke wrote:
Hundreds of people peacefully marched around the Common and Public Garden this afternoon before marching up Beacon Street for a protest in front of the State House.
UPDATE: The Suffolk County District Attorney's office requested $10,000 bail for each. Boston Municipal Court Judge Judge Catherine K. Byrne released them on personal recognizance.
Boston Police report arresting three men on charges they knocked a woman down on Beacon Street early Saturday and made off with the purse they wrenched from her arm.
A steamed citizen calls into the Mayor's Hotline:
Caller reporting there is a solid covered manhole in the street on Tremont St at School, in front of church, with extremely hot steam coming out. The steam burned her foot and she is concerned for people's safety.
Sgt. Luke Taxter at District D-4 avers:
If you're at Beacon and Arlington and go 25 mph, you'll hit green lights all the way to Mass Ave. Any faster means red light.
The Zoning Board of Appeals next week hears a request from the new owners of the Unitarian Universalist Association headquarters at 25 Beacon St. to completely gut the building and turn it into nine condos and three apartments for au pairs.
SDC-DLJ, which bought 25 Beacon and two other UUA buildings next to the State House for $23.6 million earlier this year, needs zoning-board approval in part because city zoning prohibits au-pair units.
SDC-DLJ is a partnership of DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, Sea-Dar Real Estate and CNW Capital Partners LLC.