Brookline Avenue

By - 4/13/17 - 10:41 am

UPDATE: The coffee shop passed a re-inspection on Marc. 14 and was allowed to re-open.

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered Red Barn Coffee Roasters in the Longwood Galleria shut for a series of health violations, many focused on the lack of hand washing by workers. Read more.

By - 3/7/17 - 8:14 am
Fenway flooding

The roads around the Landmark Center are a mess this morning becuase of the flooding that Lindy captured around 6:30 a.m. She advised:

Avoid the area if you can. I was on foot so not bad but traffic/public trans is AWFUL

Rick Macomber captured some of the flooding even earlier, around 4:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 1/9/17 - 9:46 am

Shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Brookline Avenue near the Riverway. The officer got out OK.

Meanwhile, at Melnea Cass Boulevard and Hampden Street, a broken-down 18-wheeler has created girdlock.

By - 10/25/16 - 5:04 pm

Boston firefighters had to rush to the luxury Fenway Triangle Trilogy apartment complex on Brookline Avenue early this morning to douse flames in the underground trash room - and, naturally, they couldn't let residents back in until they'd done a thorough inspection to make sure there weren't any hidden embers or hot spots.

Today, building management sent out a memo to residents reminding them that: Read more.

By - 9/29/16 - 1:59 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports an otherwise routine budget bill got a last-minute addition that would name the Brookline Avenue bridge near Fenway Park the David Ortiz Bridge. Read more.

By - 7/27/16 - 2:31 pm
Exploding car in Longwood Medical Area

Bikeyface was among the people watching a car go up in flames on Brookline Avenue at Longwood around 2:15 p.m. Read more.

By - 3/17/16 - 10:43 am

Transit Police report arresting a Revere man they say was using one hand to watch a video on his phone and the other hand to do some self-lovin' " in close proximity" to a woman on a 65 bus rumbling down Brookline Avenue through the medical area. Read more.

By - 1/29/16 - 12:37 pm

UPDATE, 1:10 p.m. Suspicious bag turned out to be full of harmless wires. Streets re-opened.

Francis Street is shut between Brookline Avenue and Binney Street to await the arrival of the bomb squad. Ambulances are being diverted to other hospitals.

By - 7/10/15 - 4:03 pm

A health inspector ordered the Chipotle at 148 Brookline Ave. shut today after finding cheese, raw steak and chicken, marinated chicken, barbacoa and carnitas in a walk in cooler at temperatures well above the maximum allowable 41 degrees - as well as similar conditions in a "reach-in unit" holding cheese and guacamole at the front of the store.

By - 5/12/15 - 4:01 pm

Huran Delismail, 22, was charged today with smashing into a pole early this morning at the Riverway and Brookline Avenue and sending his three passengers to local ERs - one with injures that were considered life threatening - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 2/27/15 - 8:20 am
The Point proposed tower in the Fenway

Architect's rendering.

The BRA board yesterday approved a revised plan to build a $290-million tower of both condos and apartments at the intersection of Boylston Street and Brookline Avenue, replacing an old D'Angelo sub shop.

Samuels and Associates says its Point project will include a mix of condos and apartments, ranging from studios to three-bedroom units and with two floors of retail space. Some 15 floors of apartments will be topped by 11 floors of condos. The BRA had already approved an earlier version of the plan, which had 30 fewer residential units.

By - 12/19/14 - 3:27 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday gave Wahlburgers permission to spend $325,000 for the liquor license of the old Goody Glover's in the North End for its impending burger joint at 132 Brookline Ave.

By - 6/25/14 - 7:49 am
Firefighters at Beth Israel

Firefighters at the hospital. Photo by C.D. See it larger.

Around 7:30 a.m., an electrical panel in the basement of Beth Israel's Feldberg building, 330 Brookline Ave., began to emit smoke. That's rarely a good thing; BFD dispatched firefighters to deal with the resulting small fire, which they did in short order - after shutting off the power.

By - 1/10/14 - 8:02 am
Landmark Center proposal

Proposed expanded Landmark Center from Park Drive.

The BRA holds a hearing next Thursday on plans to add 600 residential units, a supermarket and other retail space and an underground garage to the Landmark Center.

At the hearing, set for 5:30 p.m. in the authority's City Hall offices, developers will propose making room for the new space by tearing down the existing parking garage behind the main building, originally erected as a Sears distribution center.

By - 11/14/13 - 4:12 pm

When this guy started shoving the photographer in the middle of Brookline Avenue, the photographer ran into Starbucks for help.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 2/16/09 - 10:23 am

Jef Taylor shows us the dramatically different views you get at that intersection just by turning one way or the other.