The Baseball Tavern told the Boston Licensing Board today that it will really crack down on underage college students bellying up to its bar after it was caught serving more young people. Read more.
A man who went into court ready to acknowledge he was walking across the Northeastern campus with a loaded gun had his conviction dismissed because campus police didn't have enough of a reason to "seize" him in the first place and because the judge in the case failed to ask him at the start of his trial if he were really sure he wanted to admit possession of the gun. Read more.
Mark Development of Wellesley and Buckminster Annex LLC have filed plans with the BPDA to add two new hotel towers next to and across the street from the Buckminster Hotel in Kenmore Square. Read more.
Massachusetts Avenue is shut at Commonwealth Avenue for some bridge work today and tomorrow, so find another way to get around the area, MassDOT advises.
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to do anything about the two Tufts freshmen caught enjoying some draft beer with their food at Eventide, 1321 Boylston St. on the evening of Jan. 21. Read more.
Boston Police have released a video that shows "a person of interest" for an incident last Saturday in which a man broke into an apartment at Hemenway Street and Westland Avenue and sexually attacked a woman as she slept in her bed.
If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4400 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).
The Herald reports.
About 9:20 p.m. on Boylston Street near Kilmarnock.
Two inebriates being escorted out of Machine, 1254 Boylston St., swiped $10 from the bar, tried to punch bar workers and managed to send a bouncer to the hospital for treatment of a human bite, police and bar workers said today. Read more.
Two Boston College students who decided to venture into the wilds of the Fenway got the Baseball Tavern on Boylston Street hauled before the Boston Licensing Board today after police detectives found them enjoying a couple of bottles of Bud Light on Dec. 31. Read more.
A man packing a set of brass knuckles slammed a worker's head into a counter at the CVS at 1249 Boylston St. this morning and threatened to kill her and another employee if they didn't point him to the store's supply of painkillers, police say. Read more.
New England Folklore takes a look at the stories surrounding several gay or formerly gay bars in Boston, including the ones that used to be where the Baseball Tavern now is on Boylston Street - which is supposedly haunted by the ghost of the mobster who once owned the building.
An impatient citizen with an itchy trigger finger filed a complaint at 11:15 a.m. that there were still BPD sawhorses sitting on Boylston Street in the Fenway:
Boston police put out barriers in case the Patriots One news flash they didn't win!!! come & get them
Related Beal says it won't move the oil-company ad turned beloved Boston beacon when it redoes the block of nine buildings in Kenmore Square that it's agreed to lease from Boston University. Read more.
Sometime around 1:30 a.m., a semi driver thought it would be a good idea to get on Storrow Drive inbound. The train bridge near BU quickly informed him otherwise by turning his big rig into a much smaller rig.
Rick Macomber shows us the view from the other side of the bridge, which, of course, is famous for being the only place in America where you can smash a truck under a train that is passing under a car while a plane flies overhead: Read more.
As has become usual in the City of Champions, Boston Police will once again set up cordons around the two sports-focused areas to prevent any massive knuckleheadedness, this time at the end of the third quarter of the Super Bowl. Read more.
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