By - 3/13/18 - 9:55 am

#openinbos is where local businesses that are still open today are letting the world know.

By - 3/12/18 - 6:31 pm
Forming storm

The view from space at 5:15 p.m. Via CIRA.

By - 3/12/18 - 4:14 pm

So if you're parked on a snow-emergency route, move it or lose it. But since there's going to be a snow emergency, you'll have 48 hours after the emergency is declared over to save your space - except in the South End where, theoretically, space savers are never allowed. Read more.

By - 3/12/18 - 9:05 am
Possible blizzard conditions
Red alert!

Yes, today would be when you need to go out and Buy All the Things, because you're not going to get much of a chance after midnight, and not just because most stores are closed then anyway. Yes, it's Red Alert for the third time in two weeks.

Read more.

By - 3/9/18 - 8:31 am

Jamaica Plain News talks to City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on her decisions to run for Congress, to run against Capuano rather than Lynch and why she didn't run for mayor.

By - 3/7/18 - 7:11 pm

No, we're not trying to be funny. The National Weather Service reports: Read more.

By - 3/7/18 - 6:09 pm

They called it. But BPS administrators have to show up for work.

By - 3/7/18 - 2:39 pm

Hubway, the Boston-area bike-share program today announced a deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield that will dramatically increase the number of Hubway bikes and rental stations. Read more.

By - 3/6/18 - 5:18 pm

Window displays in the space that formerly housed the Petco Unleashed store in Symphony inform the public that Caffe Nero will soon open there.

Hopefully their presence won't adversely impact business at the independent Oak Leaf Bakery across the street.

By - 3/6/18 - 4:30 am

Most people love movies and TV shows. According to the statistics provided by StatisticBrain website, an average person spends 9 years of their lives watching TV.

This might seem terrifying to some of us but actually watching TV doesn’t mean wasting time. Movies and TV shows could give us some new knowledge, various ideas of what to do with our lives, and an inspiration to do something. Of course, not any TV show or movie has the potential to do so - only the one that is interesting and relatable to you personally.

By - 3/5/18 - 12:04 pm

The Globe introduces us to the three candidates (so far) for Suffolk County District Attorney (including a current assistant DA who acknowledges his role as a prosecutor might be a drawback this year) as well as insurgents running for DA in Middlesex and Worcester counties.

By - 2/28/18 - 1:35 pm

The Boston City Council today voted unanimously to support planned student protests over gun violence on March 24 in Boston and across the country. Read more.

By - 2/28/18 - 11:48 am
Orange French-Toast alert

Channel 4's Eric Fisher looked at the latest data and maps this morning and concluded there's no good news about the storm, which could last Thursday night into Saturday:

Read more.

By - 2/26/18 - 3:05 pm

The Globe reports that when the city's most chic bars and eateries want to put up their menu on a trendy chalkboard, they know just who to call.

By - 2/26/18 - 11:56 am

State Rep. Evandro Carvalho, who had announced plans to run for the 1st Suffolk state-senate seat vacated by Linda Dorcena Forry, announced today that he's decided to run instead for the Suffolk County District Attorney's post that Dan Conley recently announced he'll be leaving. Read more.

By - 2/23/18 - 8:03 pm

Rick Gates, the Trumpie who pleaded guilty today to conspiracy and lying to the FBI, is seeking a judge's permission to bring his kids to the Hub over spring break to learn about American history and stuff.

The purpose of this trip is for Mr. Gates to show his children around the Boston area to learn about American history in general, and the Revolutionary War in particular. This proposed trip of course cannot take place in Richmond, as it is intended to expose Mr. Gates's children to historical sites that can only be visited in Boston.

By - 2/22/18 - 5:47 pm

Boston School Superintendent Tommy Chang announced today he would fight any effort to arm BPS teachers - not that he's likely to see any proposal from either City Hall or BPD, where officials have long called for more restrictions on guns, not fewer. Read more.

By - 2/21/18 - 10:29 pm

The BU News Service surveys the state of urban beekeeping in the Boston area, notes the increased vitality of our local bees:

Hives in Cambridge and Boston have a higher honey productivity rate than rural bees, producing about 30% more honey. City bees are also more likely to survive the winter. Scientists are still speculating why urban bees show increased resilience and productivity - perhaps their success is due to less pesticide use, more varied diets and an urban heat-island effect that keeps bees warmer during cold winter months.

By - 2/21/18 - 2:11 pm

For February, of course, that's normal, and that's why the French Toast Alert has been upped a notch. It's the 70-degree temps we had yesterday and have today that are, no, not in the least surprising or alarming or anything.

By - 2/21/18 - 1:28 pm
Subway station in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this station - and what its name was then and now. See it larger.