Downtown

By - 1/26/18 - 10:15 am

As has become usual in the City of Champions, Boston Police will once again set up cordons around the two sports-focused areas to prevent any massive knuckleheadedness, this time at the end of the third quarter of the Super Bowl. Read more.

By - 1/25/18 - 5:52 pm
Sunset over Boston

Rebecca watched the sun go down over the water and downtown.

By - 1/24/18 - 9:41 am
Old Boston Police cruisers

They just get put in a warehouse somewhere to be reused in movies and TV series about Charlestown criminals. Hood Will Hunting spotted these old cruisers at Bowdoin Square this morning, for use in filming a scene for "City on a Hill," a Showtime series that is about the pursuit of some Charlestown armored-car thieves, because it's co-produced by Damon and Affleck.

By - 1/23/18 - 12:23 pm

Greg Cook reports on the sortable diplay of signs from the 2017 women's march and protest on the Common and in the streets of the Back Bay.

By - 1/22/18 - 9:17 pm

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force has released photos of a man it says held up the Citizens Bank branch at 77 Franklin St. last Wednesday morning.

If he looks familiar, contact the task force at 857-386-2384.

By - 1/22/18 - 12:17 pm

The Herald reports the T is soliciting bids from companies to run buses between 1 and 4:15 a.m. from Mattapan into downtown and then up to East Boston and Chelsea for a nine-month pilot.

By - 1/22/18 - 10:44 am

There were delays on the Riverside Line due to a trolley that gasped its last at Government Center, but the MBTA assures us things are hunky dory there again.

By - 1/20/18 - 12:30 pm
Two-car crash in downtown Boston

KMV ran across the results of this crash early this morning at Congress and Purchase streets.

By - 1/19/18 - 8:51 pm
Potsquatch

Potsquatch, Springfield's leafiest mascot, paid a call on the Hub today. Craig Caplan snapped his photo in Downtown Crossing. Read more.

By - 1/19/18 - 1:27 pm

Craig Lawlor, 25, of Brighton, faces a potential 20-year prison sentence after a Suffolk Superior Court judge found him guilty today for drunkenly plowing into Jersey barriers in the Sumner Tunnel, killing a passenger in his Ram pickup, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By - 1/19/18 - 12:15 pm
Wanted for exposing self in South Station bus terminal

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy on a charge of open and gross lewdness at the South Station bus terminal around 6:25 p.m. on Monday.

According to a Transit Police spokesman: Read more.

By - 1/17/18 - 10:31 am

A Brooklyn developer has signaled its intent to add 195 residential units in nine new floors to the top of the existing Hard Rock Cafe and Dock Square garage, next to Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Read more.

By - 1/16/18 - 5:28 pm
Dig in a Phoenix rack in Boston City Hall

Down in the basement of Boston City Hall, near an ATM and the entrance to the men's room, is a set of newspaper racks for Boston's free weekly newspapers - including an old Phoenix rack now used by the Dig.

By - 1/16/18 - 11:55 am

UPDATE: No violation of state and city licensing regulations, the board ruled.

A wedding party up from Florida capped their festive day by attacking bouncers and customers at the Beantown Pub, 100 Tremont St., when the two brides were denied entry for being already drunk and not having any ID, since there was no place to put it in the wedding dresses they were still wearing, police and a bar attorney said today. Read more.

By - 1/10/18 - 2:51 pm

#ClearCurbCuts - Meet Amy

WalkBoston followed Amy around as she tried to negotiate Boston five days after the snowstorm.

By - 1/8/18 - 5:19 pm

The afternoon rush hour got off to a grim start when a Red Line train succumbed to old age at Park Street. Although T workers managed to remove the body quickly, the line still has "moderate" delays, the MBTA reports.

By - 1/8/18 - 8:46 am
Flooded Congress Street in downtown Boston

Cybah got downtown early enough today to watch the rapids on Congress Street, between City Hall and Faneuil Hall, caused by a broken water main.

Nate Morrow arrived in time to watch the repair crew at work: Read more.

By - 1/7/18 - 2:26 pm
Seagull in sea smoke in Boston Harbor

Kelley Hand braved the single-digit temps at Christoper Columbus Park this morning and got to watch seagulls in the sea smoke in Boston Harbor.

Jocelyn also scanned the sea smoke on the harbor.

By - 1/3/18 - 1:30 pm
Flooding at Downtown Crossing

The T has shut its busiest station after a pipe burst and sent water flooding onto the station floors. This comes not long after a briefly flaming Green Line trolley roof at Park Street caused delays on that line.

Ben Rey, who took the photo, reports he got on the last train to Forest Hills from DTX, around 1:20 p.m. Both lines are still running, but bypassing the station.

By - 1/3/18 - 11:00 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that prosecutors can use a man's statement to a police officer that a key found in his pocket would open a Park Plaza Hotel room where he'd allegedly stashed a prostitute he was offering in an ad on a Web site for men seeking sex for a fee. Read more.