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By - 12/11/13 - 12:23 pm

Red Sox officials say they want to add three more places to buy hard liquor, add sales of beer in bottles and extend alcohol sales on Yawkey Way as a way to reduce crowding in the stadium during Red Sox games and other events at Fenway Park.

At a hearing before the Boston Licensing Board this morning, Dennis Quilty, the team's licensing attorney, and Lawrence... Read more

By - 12/8/13 - 3:48 pm

Fans go ouch.

By - 11/4/13 - 10:21 am

Mel Allen and Jim Britt broadcast game 1 of the 1948 World Series between the Boston Braves and the Cleveland Indians, with just the touch of casual racism you'd expect for 1948 with teams with names like that.

Via the Boston Radio Interest mailing list.... Read more

By - 11/4/13 - 8:02 am

The campus newspaper wishes BC fans hadn't spent their energies yelling "Fuck Northeastern" at a Friday hockey match:

The growing number of students who use obscenities in chants at home BC hockey games is unacceptable, and the student body and Athletics must move to end the practice.

By - 11/2/13 - 10:01 pm

Or a drink, apparently.

UPDATE: Drunken/shirtless Napoli timeline - note that one of the last shirts he wore was a Marty Walsh tee.

Mark Garfinkel has come up with an update for Charlie on the MTA:

Well, let me tell you of the story of a man named Napoli
On a proud and memorable day.
He put ten cents in
... Read more

By - 11/1/13 - 11:44 pm
Bill Russell

Jeannette Andre photographed Bill Russell at the unveiling of his statue outside City Hall today.

This wasn't Russell's first viewing of the statue, though. On Wednesday, he and President Obama took a look:

By - 11/1/13 - 10:16 am
Ue'hara's

Conor Hanlon shows us a newly renamed pub in Newton Highlands.

By - 10/31/13 - 11:46 am

NESN reports the victory boats will head down Boylston before splashing into the Charles.

BONUS: The MBTA reports that because of the parade, the Red Line will operate normally, with trains and everything, this weekend. The T had originally planned to bus riders over the Longfellow for track work.

The specific route.

Start on Boylston Street at Ipswich Street;
Left on Tremont;
... Read more

By - 10/31/13 - 8:55 am

A concerned citizen files this request on Citizens Connect:

"John Farrell is not allowed to buy his own beer in this town ever again!" Please sign this ordinance into law immediately.

"Case noted," the city vaguely replies.

By - 10/30/13 - 11:23 pm

Love that dirty water!

Parade on Saturday, apparently.

Across the city, people were partying like it was 1918. Fireworks were shot off accross the region. Iza Rey reports:

Someone is driving really slowly down Centre St in JP and honking their horn in a repetitive pattern

A bunch of bananas joined the celebration. People walked to the Marathon finish line in the... Read more

By - 10/30/13 - 9:46 pm
Bicycle cops outside Fenway Park

Ethan Long watched police massing outside Fenway around 9:30 p.m.

Craig Silva watched the police sweep people off the street in Kenmore Square:

Police line

Earlier, police worked with the DPW to block traffic into the Fenway area, as captured by RedSox223:

By - 10/29/13 - 8:14 pm

This just in: If the Red Sox win, they're planning to shoot off some fireworks.

By - 10/28/13 - 11:02 pm

Go up 3-2 as Ortiz proves unstoppable. And no bizarre ending to the game.

Michael Dyer notes:

It has been 34,745 days since the Sox clinched a WS at home. TV didn't exist then. WW1 was still going on. Wednesday can't come soon enough

By - 10/28/13 - 8:01 am

Game 3 ended with that controversial obstruction call against Will Middlebrooks.

Game 4 ended with that unusual pick off of Kolten Wong at first base.

So, naturally, the question is: What bizarre way will game 5 tonight end? What do you think? Overnight, it became a hot topic in Twitter. Some of the answers there:

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