Fenway

By - 5/18/17 - 8:40 am

The Globe reports BPS plans to replace the old postal warehouse in the Fenway now used for the city arts high school with a new building designed as an arts building from the beginning.

By - 5/12/17 - 9:23 am

The Daily Free Press reports the Panera at 888 Commonwealth Ave. is shutting down because, basically, the rent is too damn high. Last year saw several Boston-area Paneras shut down, including the one in West Roxbury and the one near Faneuil Hall.

By - 5/11/17 - 2:16 pm
Bus stuck on Storrow Drive

Rick Schimpf paid his regards to the bus whose drive rather suddenly discovered was somewhat taller than 11 feet, shortly before 11 a.m. on Storrow Drive inbound by the BU exit.

By - 5/5/17 - 10:11 am

The Boston Sun reports on the nascent Charlesgate Alliance, which aims to restore what grandeur it can to Charlesgate, once a tree-lined pond where the Muddy River entered the Charles but now a dumping ground where homeless people drown.

Read more.

By - 5/4/17 - 7:19 pm
Truck and car crash on Commonwealth Avenue

K-Rock photographed this crash involving a truck and a car on Commonwealth Avenue at the BU Bridge around 6:45 p.m.

By - 5/3/17 - 9:23 pm

Update: Hennick has made his Facebook feed private, but the Globe report quotes more extensively from his original account.

Calvin Hennick reports on what happened when he took his son to his first Sox game, the day after Orioles player Adam Jones complained of racist taunting:

At the game, Jones got a small ovation from the crowd when he was introduced (and a much larger one before his first at-bat, when the stands had filled in). But after a young Kenyan woman finished singing the Star-Spangled Banner, the middle-aged white fan next to me leaned over and said, "It was too long, and she niggered it up."

Read more.

By - 5/3/17 - 3:36 pm

Boston Police report a fight on Gainsborough Street around 2 a.m. ended with a man stabbing two other men. Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 4:43 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said today that the state trooper who shot Santos Laboy to death on the Silber Way Footbridge in 2015 was completely justified. Read more.

By - 4/23/17 - 11:03 pm

A man who began attacking his neighbor at 149 Hemenway St. with a stick around 6:30 p.m. was subdued by police, but, according to WHDH, only after injuring four officers. Police used a taser to subdue him.

By - 4/17/17 - 10:52 pm
Mobilia

Kristen Mobilia, who has long been active in the Fenway Garden Society, which oversees the Fenway Victory Gardens, has filed papers with state elections officials for a possible race against District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) City Councilor Josh Zakim.

To get on the fall ballot, Mobilia will have to file enough signatures on nominating petitions that the city elections department will release next month.

Mobilia is also director of finance and administration at VideoLink, LLC, a Newton company that creates and manages videos for corporate clients.

By - 4/13/17 - 9:09 am
Jeune

UPDATE: State Police report Jeune was found safe and "in good condition" at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

State troopers in boats searched the Charles River this morning for Tamika Danielle Jeune after her ID, wallets and shoes were found on the riverbank.

However, State Police report they don't think she wound up in the river. Instead, they're asking anybody who might know where she is to contact them at 617-740-7544. Read more.

By - 4/9/17 - 1:04 pm

UPDATE: NBC Boston reports it's not the body of that missing Southborough man.

First responders are in the Fens near the BFD fire-alarm building to recover a body found in the Muddy River around 12:15 p.m.

By - 4/8/17 - 2:32 pm

Rebecca Binder asks:

Anywhere to play ping pong around Harvard or The Fenway tonight? A bar maybe? Ideas?

By - 4/6/17 - 8:11 pm

The Red Sox yesterday won city permission to host eight concerts at Fenway Park this summer, starting with the Dead and Company on June 17 and 18.

The Red Sox wanted to host twelve concerts, but city licensing head Christine Pulgini said nope after a hearing last month at which Fenway residents and City Councilor Josh Zakim said they didn't sign up for lots of concerts at Fenway on top of 81 Sox home games. Read more.

By - 4/5/17 - 8:55 pm
Flaming bus in the Fenway

Nick Aldwin captured this bus-B-Q on Kilmarnock Street in the Fenway around 8 p.m.

The Boston Fire Department reports the bus, which had brought Fitchburg State students to town for the Sox game, was empty at the time. The department adds the bus driver is talking to his company about getting a replacement bus to get the students back to Fitchburg.

By - 4/4/17 - 8:41 pm
Citgo sign in the rain

Alyssa Miller says rainy nights make Boston pop.

By - 3/22/17 - 9:57 pm

Shortly after 9 p.m., Donna Halper reported:

Ted Koppel is speaking about cyber-security at Symphony Hall when suddenly, fire alarm went off & we all had to evacuate.

A few minutes later, though, people were let back in, she reports.

By - 3/21/17 - 10:40 pm
Fenway residents tell non-residents to stop parking in their spaces

Sasha found this on her car - which was parked very definitely in a non-resident spot near the Whole Foods and BSO.

Seriously, Fenway residents?!

By - 3/21/17 - 11:38 am

Punter's Pub, 444 Huntington Ave., no longer accepts foreign IDs from people wanting a drink, due to an incident last month in which police found three underage students drinking draft beer after showing what turned out to be fraudulent foreign IDs. Read more.