Michael Halle watched Tom Menino's hearse pass by Fenway Park on its way from Faneuil Hall to Hyde Park today.
The Boston Licensing Board last week decided that Fenway Park was not to blame for a fan falling two stories down an elevator shaft after a May game and that the Green Dragon near Faneuil Hall was equally blameless for the death of a man due to an apparent heroin overdose in its men's room.
After hearings on both matters, the board ruled... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to take any action against Fenway Park for a May 16 incident in which a woman celebrating her graduation from Boston University suffered serious head injuries in a fall down an elevator shaft.
After the incident, police cited Fenway for her injuries and for allegedly overserving her.
BPD Det. William Parlon told the board today that... Read more
Steven Ganeles watched the sunset at Fenway Park tonight.
A company that has a contract with Billy Joel to sell officially authorized Billy Joel concert clothing and tchotchkes yesterday filed a pre-emptive lawsuit against 200 John and Jane Does and "XYZ Company" to keep them from trying to sell Joelware outside the singer's concert next Thursday at Fenway Park.
Defendants John Does 1-100, Jane Does 1-100 and XYZ Company who are sued herein under... Read more
Paul Weiskel reports:
Red Sox fans just started chanting "Yankees suck!" as Joba Chamberlain started warming up for the Tigers. Classic Fenway.
A woman fell two floors down an elevator shaft at Fenway Park when the doors unexpectedly opened even though the elevator wasn't there, around 11:20 p.m., the Boston Fire Department reports.
The woman wound up lying on the top of the elevator, unconscious.
Firefighters got into the elevator, used a chair to help them climb through its ceiling hatch aand pit the woman, 22, on... Read more
As today's game approached, a teacher at the kidlet's school opened a window so the kids could better hear the flyover at nearby Fenway Parik.
Only they didn't hear anything - because unlike in years past, this year's flyover consisted of a Coast Guard helicopter, captured here by Brian D'Amico.
Copyright Brian D'Amico. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved a plan by the Red Sox to operate a hot-dog stand on the Lansdowne Street side of Fenway Park whenever the Red Sox aren't playing.
Sox attorney Dennis Quilty did not specify exact hours, but noted that under its existing food-serving license, Fenway can sell food until 2 a.m.
The stand, to be called Fenway Franks, will also... Read more
The Red Sox go before the Boston Licensing Board this week for permission to add cans to their repertoire of beer options at the lyric little bandbox this season.
In December, the board approved a Sox request to start selling beer in aluminum bottles - after Fenway officials assure the board that the bottles would be opened first and that, even if they were... Read more
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
The Red Sox want to expand the number of stands inside Fenway Park that can serve up hard liquor - and to extend beer sales at games that run long.
The team is scheduled to appear before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday to seek several amendments in its current liquor license for Fenway and Yawkey Way.
The Sox want to increase the number of... Read more
What a great day for a parade.
From Fenway Park to the banks of the Charles, Bostonians lined up early for a chance to see the 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox - and doesn't that sound good to hear?
When the procession of Duck Boats got to the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, it stopped. Jonny Gomes put the World Series trophy... Read more
This just in: If the Red Sox win, they're planning to shoot off some fireworks.
Only Charlie won't use it, at least not until after the World Series, when maybe he and his pal Officer Horgan will shave the beards off for charity.
Somewhere out there is a guy who is no doubt very proud of himself - and very sticky - after photobombing ESPN with a bottle of Dr Pepper outside Fenway.
Ed. note: This raises the troubling question of which is more vile: Dr Pepper or Moxie?