The Boston Sun reports the Back Bay Architectural Board got cited by the Attorney General's office for the way members of its violations subcommittee started whispering to each other during a public hearing on a controversial Hereford Street matter. The state Open Meeting Law requires public boards to speak in clear, if not necessarily dulcet, tones that people sitting in the room can hear.
The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans to replace a failed Newbury Street froyo joint with a joint that promises its juices can rid your body of toxins. Read more.
Lisa Jacobson captured this near miss on the inbound side of Storrow Drive this afternoon.
Kate Wilson got up early and watched rowers on the Charles this morning.
J. Goodell spotted that sure sign of spring, the Back Bay bunny, on Marlborough Street today.
Gary Waldeck stopped to admire the sailboats along the Charles River Esplanade today.
Dimas looked out over the Back Bay around 11 a.m.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the impending demise of the restaurant. The Park Square one should stay open.
Ah, well, bring on the French toast.
Salt spreader just flipped over making turn from Charles Street on to Park Plaza - by the Four Seasons. Fire and EMTs on scene.
Edit: Updated to include a close-up photo that a co-worker took from a different vantage point.
Boylston Street in Copley Square was shut around 5 p.m. as firefighters raced to the top of the eight-story 583 Boylston St. (the building with the New Balance store) for a roof fire. The fire extended to a shed on the roof before they knocked it down.
Jennifer Helfer photographed protesters at Mass. Ave. and Boylston Street this morning.
CFA Society Boston, which provides consulting for the sort of people who manage millions of dollars in investments, has these big ol' kiosk ads in Downtown Crossing and the Back Bay that sure seem to imply that the sort of people who manage millions of dollars in investments in Boston should stick to Boston consultants.
The Boston Licensing Board will consider forcing bars to give up glassware and drinks in glass bottles if their patrons get injured in attacks with them. Read more.
A couple thousand scientists took time out today from a national conference at the Hynes - or just their weekends at home or in the lab - to protest attacks on science in general and climate science in particular, in a rally in Copley Square. Read more.