Fenway

By - 8/25/16 - 11:27 am

Drew Starr reports the owners of the Burren want to move into the Pad Thai Cafe space at 1116 Boylston St. and turn it into a jazz club and restaurant.

By - 8/23/16 - 9:50 pm
Happy van near Kenmore Square

Enoch Pratt spotted this happymobile headed into Kenmore Square this evening.

By - 8/21/16 - 9:53 pm

Around 9:40 p.m. at Boylston and Ipswich streets, near the Sunoco station.

By - 8/20/16 - 11:05 am
Muddy River in a drought

Penny Cherubino went for a walk on the normally green grass along the normally brown Muddy River the other day.

By - 8/17/16 - 2:22 pm

There is a cool "kon tiki" looking thing floating in the Fens Lagoon. Any idea what it is? Can't find any reference in the normal media.

By - 8/14/16 - 8:40 pm

Sara reports tonight from the My2K Tour at the House of Blues - which features several bands, including 98 Degrees - that 98 degrees also appears to be the temperature inside: Read more.

By - 8/12/16 - 10:05 pm

BU Today reports the buyer is Related Beal, which turned the old Lovejoy Wharf into Converse's new world headquarters, and which is currently building an all-affordable apartment building near North Station.

Although the company is buying the buildings, BU will continue to own the land they're on. Not resolved: The future of the Citgo sign.

By - 8/4/16 - 9:37 am
Lights at James Taylor concert at Fenway Park

Michael Ratty shows us a sea of cell phones at the end of last night's James Taylor concert at Fenway Park.

By - 7/24/16 - 5:04 am

WBZ reports a monitor dislodged by high winds last night fell on Remy's head, sending him home for the night.

By - 7/17/16 - 8:30 pm
Long lines at Fenway Park for Paul McCartney concert

Doug Sieber had a bird's-eye view for the long lines outside the Paul McCartney concert tonight - stretching to Boylston Street. Read more.

By - 7/16/16 - 11:49 pm

Boston Police confiscated several nitrous-oxide tanks in the area outside the Dead & Company concert at Fenway Park tonight. After police interrupted the sale of balloons filled with the gas, firefighters collected the tanks for disposal.

By - 7/15/16 - 3:42 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the C and D lines due to signal issues at Kenmore Square.

By - 7/13/16 - 9:43 am

WBUR reports the Boston Landmark Commission voted yesterday to grant temporary landmark status to the Citgo sign as it spends the next three months considering whether the iconic flashing triangle should get permanent protection.

The move means the owner of the building can't remove the sign as the commission ponders its fate. Boston University, which owns the sign, has not made any noises about removing it, but it is also looking to sell the building that serves as its base.

By - 7/2/16 - 11:31 am

UPDATE: Thai Dish passed a re-inspection on July 8 and can re-open.

A city health inspector this week ordered Thai Dish, 636 Beacon St., shut until the owners fix a couple of problems. One is that: Read more.

By - 6/25/16 - 12:15 pm

With BU looking to sell the building that now serves as the iconic sign's base, the Boston Preservation Alliance has started collecting signatures on a request to Boston to designate the giant, glowing beacon an official city landmark.

Landmark designation will protect the CITGO sign permanently and require any possible changes to be reviewed (including those that result from future development of 660 Beacon Street). Further, it will recognize the CITGO sign as an important piece of Boston history and culture.

By - 6/23/16 - 10:29 am

This morning at Park Drive and Queensberry Street, Scott Parkinson reports. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By - 6/22/16 - 11:15 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports a multi-cuisine restaurant called B3 plans to open in the newly opened Berklee tower on Mass. Ave., where the McDonald's used to be. People looking for a quiet spot to eat might want to look elsewhere because B3 "will be a fluid space where food is alive with freshness and flavor and music just happens."

By - 6/12/16 - 8:56 am

Boston Police will conduct exercises at Fenway Park today to train on dealing with an "active shooter incident," just hours after a man killed 50 and injured 50 in an Orlando nightclub.

People outside Fenway could hear what sounds like gunfire and explosions - and see drones flying around.

By - 6/9/16 - 5:31 pm
Mayor Walsh at the Huntington Theatre

Mayor Walsh discusses the deal. Photo by Adam Castiglioni.

Officials from the Huntington Theatre, the company that now owns its building and the city announced a deal today in which the theater company will stay in what's now called the BU Theatre on Huntington Avenue and the owner will redevelop the space around it. Read more.

By - 6/8/16 - 9:56 am

A training exercise that will turn Fenway Park into a series of battlefields this weekend is aimed more at training Boston Police and other first responders how to deal with a lone gunman with a large arsenal than a coordinated attack by terrorists. Read more.