Kenmore Square

By - 2/18/12 - 10:54 am

 

Sometimes life gets a little frenetic around here, as Photographynatalia (above, by the Pru) and misssalimoo (by Kenmore Square) show:

Bright Citgo sign

Copyright Photographynatalia and misssalimoo, respectively. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 2/2/12 - 2:54 pm

Boston Police say anybody not ensconced in a bar in those areas by the time Madonna starts to sing on Sunday will be turned away from the area. And people who are in a bar who leave after she starts belting it out will be escorted out of the area.

In its listing of Important Super Bowl Safety Tips for Patriots Fans Looking to... Read more

By - 2/2/12 - 9:27 am

Firefighters, police and NStar workers are on scene on Massachusetts Avenue by the Berklee construction site, where a backhoe took out some underground power conduits around 9 a.m., causing a power outage that extends to Northeastern and Bay State Road. The backhoe operator was apparently injured, but not critically.

Roving UHub reporter Chelsea reports:

Saw flashes then puff of smoke at mass ave and belvedere

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By - 11/30/11 - 7:10 pm

Somodi (l) and LendvaiSomodi (l) and Lendvai A pair of Hungarians living at the Buckminster Hotel who allegedly managed to swindle eBay visitors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars were ordered without bail until Roxbury District Court can find a Hungarian interpreter, the Suffolk County... Read more

By - 11/6/11 - 10:27 am

Boston University Police report a woman was indecently assaulted around 8:25 a.m. on Thursday at the parking lot at Commonwealth Avenue and Deerfield Street:

Two teenage boys rode by on their bikes. One of the suspects grabbed her buttocks squeezing it. The victim screamed at them and then started to chase the suspects. The suspect that assaulted the victim was wearing the grey

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By - 10/9/11 - 6:21 pm

An electrical fire in a utility room at the station means no service on the B, C and D lines, Local 718 reports.

By - 8/30/11 - 10:37 am

Bicycle lock

Douglas McGregor watched a two-wheeled BPD officer secure his ride outside the Kenmore Square Dunkin' Donuts, notes:

The bike cops are smart to not carry the weight of a superfluous bike lock! It was the fastest bike lockin' I have ever seen... at perp-arresting speed.

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By - 8/19/11 - 9:50 am

Bank robbery suspect

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a guy they say robbed at least two Sovereign Bank branches this week. Mr. Goatee first hit the Sovereign branch at 1442 Dorchester Ave. in Fields Corner on Tuesday.

He took a break on Wednesday... Read more

By - 8/5/11 - 1:56 pm

Scott MooreA Brookline man was arrested at Kenmore station last night on charges he grabbed a teen's crotch on the crowded platform following the Red Sox game.

According to a report by MBTA Transit Police, a 16-year-old from Greenfield was walking down the platform with his parents and grandfather shortly after 11... Read more

By - 7/27/11 - 1:54 pm

The Boston Licensing Board holds a hearing next Wednesday on a fortune teller's proposed studio in Kenmore Square.

Angela Mitchell will be asking for a license to read palms and tarot cards at 485 Commonwealth Ave.

Unlike with liquor and food licenses, in which prospective operators are required to explain their experience in their fields, the board does not ask would-be seers about their... Read more

By - 7/18/11 - 11:43 am

One of those people who read the Globe even on Saturdays noticed this story, in which the region's paper of record says the closing of the Downtown Crossing Borders would leave Boston with "only one chain bookstore in Boston: the Barnes & Noble in the Prudential Center."

Even setting aside the chains at the airport (and the Hallmark store in West Roxbury; why... Read more

By - 7/16/11 - 6:59 pm

It's a mess on the Green Line tonight due to a "minor derailment" of an outbound trolley between Hynes and Kenmore.

MBTA spokeswoman Lydia Rivera says trolley 3602 derailed around 6:15 p.m. after leaving Hynes. No injuries were reported and passengers were evacuated through the tunnel to Kenmore, Rivera says, adding the T hopes to have repairs made by 8:15 p.m. In the meantime, it's... Read more

By - 6/14/11 - 4:34 pm

Boston Police announce the now standard parking bans for Game 7 around the Garden, Faneuil Hall and, of course, Kenmore Square (even though most college students are now home for the summer).

By - 4/7/11 - 2:51 pm

Wally and Davey

What's going on in this photo? Your caption, please (official reason for the photo in the comments).

By - 1/18/11 - 7:43 am

An inbound trolley at Kenmore had smoke coming from its roof around 7:30. Boston Fire reported the all out at 7:43. Traffic through Kenmore Square is a mess.

Meanwhile, there's no E service past Brigham Circle because of a trolley/car collision.

By - 12/26/10 - 10:17 pm

No people in Kenmore Square

Rob Colonna braved the storm for this shot of Kenmore Square.

Posted under this Creative Commons license.... Read more

By - 11/9/10 - 9:23 am

Dave Daniels reports on a recent incident in Kenmore Square - and posts a photo of the bowlegged bicyclist who nearly hit him:

He was weaving back and forth from one side of the sidewalk to the other. I don't know if he had "issues", was on some sort of mind-altering substance, or just an idiot.

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By - 11/5/10 - 5:02 pm

Ahmed Yerow, 29, of Chelsea, will spend the next three weeks at Bridgewater State Hospital following yesterday's race of destruction down Comm. Ave., during which he allegedly damaged up to ten cars and injured two people by getting up to ramming speed on the wrong side of the street, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.

Roxbury District Court Judge David Poole ordered the evaluation... Read more

By - 10/30/10 - 1:15 pm

Boston University Police report two guys came prepared for a heist at a Kenmore Square jeans store yesterday evening.

Police say the two entered Jeans Therapy, 524 Commonwealth Ave. around 6:50 p.m. yesterday with "a gray dry cleaning type bag with a draw string" and, after looking around for a bit:

One of the black males then told [a clerk] in a threatening

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By - 10/15/10 - 8:48 am

Something off about the Citgo Sign

Bobby Main took this photo this morning. One hopes Citgo has a warranty on all those new lights they just installed.... Read more

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