Damaskin went for a walk through the Public Garden early this morning.
Bettlebrox noticed the Alexander Hamilton statue on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall had some new headgear today.
UPDATE: Boston Police report one victim has died; the other is expected to survive. Both were in their 20s. NECN reports the victim was Jamal Bannister, 24.
Two men in a car were shot around 9:30 p.m. at Boylston and Gloucester streets, one repeatedly, according to Boston EMS Incidents. The homicide unit has been called in due to the severity of his injuries, Chargemyline reports.
Boylston is shut due to the investigation.
Chris Ruker came across this ultimate example of Storrowing at the Fenway exit around 1:45 p.m. Note that the truck not only got storrowed, it flipped over and was completely destroyed.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Green Line inbound due to a signal problem between Copley and Arlington. Or as Pat from Boston put it at 8:51 a.m.:
Been stuck at Copley for 10 minutes. Apparently signals are out between Copley & Arlington. Ughhhh so much for my 9am meeting...
Jim Bishop admits he found it surreal to see a man standing on the Charles River today.
The developers behind a proposed private club for well off Millennials at 29 Commonweath Ave. will withdraw their plans, now before the zoning board, and instead file plans to turn the building into luxury residential units, the Boston Sun reports.
But Millennials with more money than they know what to do with needn't fret: The Sun reports the developers will be looking for a different space in the Back Bay for a more genteel and pricier version of a multi-story Dave & Buster's.
A man who allegedly punched a co-worker into unconsciousness last spring and another co-worker who allegedly helped him try to hide what he did - by helping move the unconscious man's body and lying about how the man wound up that way - face arraignment today in Suffolk Superior Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Daniel Brim watched the sun go down today after a frigid Back Bay and a frozen Charles River.
617 Images shows us the Prudential building on New Year's Eve.
First Night organizers have called off the 7 p.m. fireworks over the Common, and the 6 p.m. parade that was to precede them because it'll be just too damn cold. The midnight fireworks over Boston Harbor, however, are still on, because presumably the totally sober adults who would watch them outside will be smart enough to dress appropriately.
Also cancelled: Read more.
The mini-Dunkin' counter that had been operating in the Prudential Star Market closed last week, the setup is being dismantled and will be replaced by a Starbucks. So shoppers will no longer have to walk the half-block to Boylston to get their Starbucks fix. And they are currently hiring baristas.
A woman was stabbed in the chest shortly before midnight on Exeter Street, outside Luke's Lobster KMV and Rick Macomber report. John Duffill reports the suspects fled in a black Jeep with New York plates.
WBZ reports police think this was case of road rage. The victim was in a car at the time.
The stabbing comes less than 24 hours after a man was stabbed on Exeter at Boylston.
At least in the Public Garden, it's a little easier to frame a photo thanks to the frame put up by the Friends of the Public Garden.
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