Downtown

By - 7/22/16 - 9:30 am

UPDATE: Statement by Transit Police.

Jamie Davenport reports on an incident Thursday night on a Red Line train ordered held at South Station until the police could clear a group of rowdy black teens off her car. She watched silently - until a cop ordered a black kid who wasn't part of the group off the train as well: Read more.

By - 7/18/16 - 8:18 am

The T is advising "moderate" delays from on the Green Line to points west due to a train that isn't budging at Park Street.

By - 7/17/16 - 2:51 pm

Boston Police report a security guard at the Boston Harbor Hotel, a Homeland Security agent and a passerby teamed up yesterday evening to detain a man they say was trying to flee his wrecked car after he'd smashed several cars near the hotel, injuring at least one person. Read more.

By - 7/16/16 - 3:55 pm

In the arm, around 3:45 p.m. near the Park Street T station.

By - 7/14/16 - 10:05 pm

UPDATE, 10:28 p.m. Roads, T stop being re-opened.

Police surrounded the New England Center and Home for Veterans on Court Street and shut down surrounding streets, the State Street T stop and part of City Hall Plaza as they investigated a possible threat made by one person around 9:45 p.m. The person was quickly taken into custody, but the bomb squad was requested to check out his back pack.

Steven McVerry reports:

Major cop/SWAT action downtown near gov. center. Guns out, yelling at pedestrians to turn around and go several blocks.

By - 7/14/16 - 8:11 pm
Smashmouth on the Boston Common

Vanessa Kuo is reliving high school at the Smash Mouth concert on Boston Common tonight. It's part of the Outside the Box festival.

By - 7/8/16 - 12:47 pm
99 High Street shut due to bromine

The Boston Fire Department ordered the evacuation of the 32-story 99 High St. when a reaction of three disinfecting chemicals in an 18th-floor mechanical room sent bromine gas into the building shortly before noon. Read more.

By - 7/7/16 - 5:39 pm

The owners of Milk Street Cafe are suing former America's Test Kitchen frontman Christopher Kimball over his plans to open a Milk Street Kitchen just down Milk Street. Read more.

By - 7/3/16 - 4:16 pm

Firefighters are at Summer and High streets for a manhole that belched fire and smoke.

By - 7/3/16 - 2:37 pm
Goat head statue on the Greenway in Boston

Adam Balsam photographed Ai Weiwei's Chinese-zodiac sculptures on the Greenway the other night.

Copyright Adam Balsam. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 7/3/16 - 2:17 pm
Redcoats outside the Old State House in Boston on July 4th weekend

Liam Sullivan reports somebody yelled "You need to Brexit!" at these Redcoats standing guard outside the Old State House today.

Earlier:
Even Redcoats enjoy a tea party these days.

By - 7/2/16 - 11:59 pm
Fireworks over Boston Harbor

Eileen Murphy watched the fireworks over the harbor tonight.

Catboston watched them as well: Read more.

By - 7/1/16 - 9:15 pm
Watching An Affair to Remember in the rain in Boston

David Finnerty watched the people who watched "An Affair to Remember," rain be damned, at the Boston Harbor Hotel on Rowes Wharf tonight.

By - 7/1/16 - 6:13 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the BRA wants the company to come up with something that doesn't completely overshadow Bromfield Street.

By - 7/1/16 - 5:41 pm
Half-naked patriotic guy in downtown Boston

At least our over-exuberant, attention-seeking warm-weather fans remember to wear some undies, unlike the ones in New York, as Jenna shows us in this patriotic scene from downtown Boston today.

By - 7/1/16 - 9:14 am
Duck house on Boston Harbor

Neil the roving UHub photographer noticed yesterday a prime waterfront location by the side of Long Wharf was all full up for the night.

By - 6/30/16 - 7:26 pm

The BRA has posted the design guidelines for developers who want to turn 5 1/2 acres of mostly state-owned land next to South Station into a "gateway" project - and a key part is a requirement that any development include a replacement for Reggie Wong Park, which consists mainly of basketball courts on Kneeland Street. Read more.

By - 6/29/16 - 1:48 pm
Anti-Trump protesters in front of Langham Hotel on Franklin Street

Anti-Trump protesters on Franklin Street

A few hundred protesters and curious people on their lunch breaks waited outside the front entrance of the Langham Hotel on Franklin Street at lunchtime, waiting to boo against Donald Trump. Read more.