Because that's when the Patriots Duck Boat parade will start at the Prudential Center. It will end with at City Hall, rather than with the ceremonial dunking in the Charles, because the Duck Boats are not equipped as icebreakers.
UPDATE: Mayor Walsh says no rally at City Hall, though, due to all the snow and the windchill. Also: City is working to remove snow from...Read more
Senator Eileen Donoghue .. claimed the high costs associated with..becoming a host city would be outweighed by the economic gains from increased tourism and business.Read more
Nick Barber created this 40-hour time-lapse video out of 5,000 images, snapped once every 30 seconds on a GoPro camera mounted on a Back Bay roof. The round things are upturned chairs to which a whiteboard with the measurements was zip-tied.Read more
Some Bostonians are fighting to keep the 2024 Summer Olympics out of their city due.Read more
Plans released by Boston 2024 show most of the Common and a significant portion of the Public Garden - including the Make Way for Ducklings statues - off limits to the public during the Olympics. Construction of a 16,000-seat beach-volleyball stadium and related structures, meanwhile, would shut the ball fields and other parts of the Common for months before the games.
The plans also show...Read more
Bill Palin shows us the scene at Central Square around 9:30 a.m., as passengers wonder if they'll ever get to their destinations due to a train that went to its final destination at Harvard Square.
In think teach transform Molly Richard writes:
"The debate around Boston hosting the Olympics has many asking, â€śWhat makes a world-class city?â€ť
Boston2024, the private entity that bid Boston to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, would like us to think a world-class city emerges from the benefits incurred by Olympic host cities. However, in a public meeting last...Read more
Police report that thanks to a tip from an informant, officers had the Citizens Bank branch at Boylston and Dartmouth streets staked out yesterday afternoon when Miguel Morales of Dorchester showed up with apparent criminal intent.
Officers continued surveillance on the suspect, and at approximately 12:25 PM, officers observed the suspect cover his face with a scarf and walk back and forth in front...Read more
Boston Police have released photos of a woman they say might have something to do with the wave of wallet grabs in Newbury Street and Boylston Street restaurants over the past year - in particular, Stephanie's on Newbury and Joe's American Grill.
She's described as white, 30 to 40, 5'6" or 5'7" with a heavy build and long, brown hair.
The photos come...Read more