Boston Police report arresting a Newton man on charges he stabbed one man and beat another after being refused entry to Coogan's Bar around 12:35 a.m.
Police say that after the attack, Peter Damelio, 38, took a cab to Charlestown - where he was arrested.
Police say that when Damelio first showed up at the bar, he tried to gain immediate entrance. A bouncer... Read more
Keytar Bear has been making the rounds of downtown and Back Bay T stops, but he came above ground today to play and mug for the camera by the Old State House, where Jocelyn snapped his photo.
Transit Police have released this video of a guy stealing a bicycle from the bike cage at South Station around 10:40 p.m. on Oct. 24.
Contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text tip to 873873
Ali Zelisko watched the sunset tonight.
More photos in the comments.
Police say they are continuing to investigate just how a visiting Canadian came to die in the men's room at the Bell in Hand early on Sept. 18, his cell phone dropping to the floor after he had called a friend in Canada to complain he wasn't feeling well.
At a Boston Licensing Board hearing this morning, BPD Sgt. Det. Paul Donovan said police have... Read more
A fire that started in a downtown basement around 7 p.m. on Nov. 9, 1872, quickly spread and destroyed 776 buildings. Firefighters were hampered by the flu many of the horses that pulled fire wagons had come down with - and by the poor water pressure and bad zoning that Fire Chief John Damrell had earlier warned the city about.
A fuming citizen spokes up about the situation on High Street downtown:
How is it that a legally operating cyclist gets followed and screamed at for riding through a GREEN light? Because the shamlbling hoards [sic] of dumbphone addled zombies at this intersection don't understand that merely shambling into the intersection without looking first does not give them automatic right of way and license... Read more
A limo driver got out of his car outside the Ritz around 7:15 a.m. Somebody else then jumped in and drove away. Police tracked the vehicle GPS to Storrow Drive. Scott Breaker reports he made it all the way to Rte. 1 in Saugus, where the local constabulary stopped and arrested him at the Main Street exit off Rte. 1.... Read more
A man charged with "upskirting" a woman on the Green Line in 2010 - and captured the next day by a decoy T cop in a skirt of her own - wants the Supreme Judicial Court to toss the charges, saying the law used to prosecute him was only meant to protect women in the shower or dressing rooms, not to people practicing the First... Read more
Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who helped himself to $20 from the wallet of a person in a wheelchair at the Downtown Crossing T stop on Oct. 17.
He's described as Hispanic, with black and grey hair, about 5’8" and 165 lbs.
If you know him, contact Transit Police detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.... Read more
Brian D'Amico went from photographing the Sox parade to photographing the remains of a 200-person post-parade smashmouthing in the area of Milk and India streets. He reports three people had to be taken to the hospital with injuries they should recover from and that police shut the bars in that vicinity, including, of course, Coogan's.
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
District 2 (South Boston, South End, downtown, Chinatown), incumbent City Councilor Bill Linehan is shocked almost beyond belief about a mailing from opponent Suzanne Lee, which includes a snippet from a column in which the Globe's Yvonne Abraham called him a dinosaur.
In a statement reminiscent of the time mayoral candidate Ray Flynn accused an opponent of calling him "a lizard," Linehan demands... Read more
Freddie Francis needs to know where she can get fake mustaches downtown.
The mayor is asking businesses to let employees out at 4 p.m. and there are a series of planned road closings and parking bans.
The Boston Business Journal reports the owners of the Garden have asked the BRA for Liberty Mutual-style tax breaks because
damnit, they deserve it the fact they've failed to build anything on what is now a parking lot, a high water table on land near the Charles and Harbor and the presence of the Green and Orangle Lines means the land is blighted and... Read more