"Government Center is absolutely crammed with waiting passengers," A.P. Blake reports.
Just in from the organizers of our iconic celebration:
The Board of Directors of First Night Boston announced today that the agency does not currently have the funds to continue planning First Night Boston 2014, which should take place on December 31, 2013. The board... Read more
And then after that, the tunnel, originally opened in 1961, will be shut every night between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. for four to five more months, MassDOT reports:
Every aspect of the tunnel is in fair to poor condition, and the time has come to put the Callahan in shape to last another 50 years.
State officials explain the $35-million repair project at... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com has the scoop and a copy of a Superior Court judge's denial of a request by the city's only Segway tour company for a preliminary injunction against a city ordinance restricting where his vehicles can go.
Roving UHub photographer spotted this special parking space behind 50 Staniford St. today.
Grand Canal, already facing mounting license suspensions over bouncer beatdowns, had its license suspended for two more days after detectives found customers ordering Coors Lite bottles getting second bottles for free.
At a hearing last week, owner David Murray said the beer wasn't technically free, which would violate state law, because Coors paid him at the end of the night for the bottles of... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board has slapped Nix's Mate, 89 Broad St., with a five-day license suspension after detectives found patrons slurping hard liquor off the end of a six-foot ice luge, patrons packed in like sardines and patrons at tables with unlicensed "bottle service."
Two of the days are for the ice luge, which detectives said were being used as an "amusement" in violation of... Read more
Seems some bicyclists are e-mailing the city Parks and Recreation Department all huffy about the new no-bicycling stencils applied to walkways on the Common last week.
But the ban is actually nothing new - it's just that, unlike in the Public Garden, where bicyclists are also warned to stay out, the previous stencils had faded away, Parks spokeswoman Jacquelyn Goddard says. "This is not a... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether a downtown bar violated state law by letting patrons get drinks through a six-foot-long block of ice with a groove cut in it.
Even if the board finds Nix's Mate did nothing wrong with the ice luge, it could still get whacked for... Read more
At 3:39 p.m., David Ziegler-Voll tweeted:
Holy shit just saw 10 ft flames and smoke shoot out of a manhole cover on Atlantic Ave. across from South Station
Dale Cruse then added:
My girlfriend at S. Station said manhole cover smoked and exploded. Fire shot out while homeless man watched, like, "ain't no thang".... Read more
The T argued that Mattei had some of her conditions, which her family says forced her to drop out of college and will require home care, before the crash.... Read more
Eric Kaminsky reports T workers are telling people to walk over to Downtown Crossing if they want to get anywhere.
Orange Line service was halted around 8:45 this morning as police worked to remove a guy who for some reason decided to get on the tracks at Haymarket.
WBZ reports Lucky Star, which provides bus service between South Station and New York's Chinatown, shut down Wednesday night after some bad inspections.
Although the owners of the Bulfinch Hotel on Merrimac Street have already announced a name change to the Boxer, this being Boston, they need formal approval from the Boston Licensing Board.
At a hearing this morning on the proposed name change, board Chairwoman Nicole Murati Ferrer was dying to know: Why "The Boxer?"
Emily Antonelli, who also needs board approval to become the hotel's new... Read more
It was just our very own Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, firing rounds and shooting off things to celebrate their election of new officers like ... Read more