Downtown

By - 11/15/16 - 11:42 am

Mark Novak shows us the morning king tide at Long Wharf. Read more.

By - 11/14/16 - 5:12 pm

People who really are opposed to the Trump presidency are warning other people away from an alleged anti-Trump rally Friday night on the Common. No, don't show up at the Common prepared for "an intimidating show of force" in which to "smash the fascists."

UPDATE: Now the page is for a neo-Nazi pep rally.

By - 11/14/16 - 9:35 am

Like most of us, Natalia remembers when Filene's was replaced with the Filene's Memorial Hole. When it started getting filled in with a building, she started taking pictures of Millennium Tower getting built.

Since I worked in downtown and generally carried my camera with me everywhere I went, I decided to start documenting the progress of the tower.

By - 11/13/16 - 10:51 am

The Herald reports on the boos Wanda Sykes got at last night's Comics Come Home cancer benefit at the Garden when she started insulting our impending commander in chief.

The Herald doesn't report on the walkouts that happened after she was followed by our own Triumph the Insult Human, Nick DiPaolo: Read more.

By - 11/12/16 - 12:06 am
Writing on the wall at Park Street station

When Venita Subramanian heard about some artists in New York who put out markers and sticky notes so subway riders could write up inspirational messages on a station wall, she thought Boston should do the same thing. Read more.

By - 11/11/16 - 7:15 pm
Immigrant family on Boston Common

Jake went to the vigil and protest on Boston Common today.

By - 11/10/16 - 6:57 pm

A few weeks after antenna problems waylaid WBZ over the air, Emerson's WERS is reporting antenna problems that is knocking it off the air. The Emerson station reports, however, its online livestream is working fine.

By - 11/9/16 - 6:47 pm
Protest balloons at Sam Adams grave in Boston

Suzanne McDaniel noticed the black balloons tied to our local Revolutionary's grave.

By - 11/9/16 - 10:39 am

Horn's Jeweler, 339 Washington St., will change its name so nobody will confuse it with E.B. Horn, which has been operating in downtown Boston since 1839. Read more.

By - 11/8/16 - 3:15 pm

The election therapist IS IN, outside Park Street station, Louise Miller discovers.

By - 11/4/16 - 1:50 pm
People standing in lines in Boston

Three photos of Bostonians standing in lines today. Can you guess which one is different from the other two? Answer (and photo credits) in the comments.

By - 11/3/16 - 12:57 pm
Levnthal Park in downtown Boston

Adam Castiglioni admired the foliage today in Leventhal Park in Post Office Square.

By - 11/2/16 - 11:57 pm
New doors at Downtown Crossing

Mr. Kappus wondered about all the new doors being installed throughout the Downtown Crossing T station. The T replies:

These are fire/smoke partitions that are being installed as part of the DTX elevator project. Upon fire alarm, those doors will close to create a point of safety for people as they egress.

By - 11/2/16 - 6:22 pm
Line to vote early at Boston City Hall

Jocelyn reports that around 6 p.m., the line to vote at Boston City Hall went way outside onto City Hall Plaza and around the building.

By - 11/1/16 - 3:27 pm

A meddlesome bouncer from a North End lounge may have sparked what one police officer called a "riot-like situation" outside Umbria Prime and Ascend Nightclub several blocks away early on Sept. 25, police and Ascend managers said today. Read more.

By - 11/1/16 - 7:26 am

UPDATE, 8 a.m. MBTA says regular service has resumed.

Severe delays on the Red Line, again, after a train breathes its last at Park Street.

By - 10/31/16 - 1:04 pm

Workers on an Emerson dorm dropped in for a visit with the kids at the Children's Center in the Transportation Building today.

By - 10/31/16 - 9:12 am
Where workers punctured a gas main in downtown Boston

The hole scene. Photo by BFD.

Workers digging a hole outside 10 Tremont St., around the corner from City Hall, hit a six-inch gas main around 8 a.m., the Boston Fire Department reports.

Firefighters evacuated 10 Tremont and 40 Court St. Read more.

By - 10/30/16 - 1:44 pm

The CBC reports this year's gift from Nova Scotia - to honor the aid Boston sent after the Halifax harbor explosion in 1917 - will be the first from Cape Breton.

The 14-metre white spruce will be taken from Crown-owned land close to the Waycobah First Nation.

The Nov. 15 tree-cutting will feature a drum group from Waycobah as well as a fiddler and bagpiper.

By - 10/29/16 - 7:49 pm

A man suffered a possible broken leg in a fight that spilled out of the main marketplace building around 7:40 p.m. into the area outside Ned Devine's.