Downtown

By - 8/2/17 - 5:52 pm
South Station crowds

The maddening crowds at South Station. Photo by Amy.

David Perry reports that South Station Meltdown, Take 2, is due to a problem in Tower 1, an Amtrak shed just outside South Station that handles switching trains onto the right tracks at the station. It's the second evening rush hour in a row that South Station commuters have found themselves with extra time to get a drink or three.

By - 8/1/17 - 6:25 pm
Sad commuters at South Station

Unhappy campers at South Station. Photo by Kerry O'Brien.

In the winter of 2015, the MBTA had a valid reason for delayed trains. Today? Who knows? But resigned riders are stacking up at South Station this evening. Read more.

By - 8/1/17 - 8:12 am

Victor Carrasquillo, 18, was arraigned yesterday on charges he sliced up a man behind the park-ranger station on the Common during last Wednesday's rush-hour melee, during which a second man was stabbed as he allegedly tried smashing people with his skateboard. Read more.

By - 7/31/17 - 12:18 pm

An information session on The Beverly apartment complex will be held tonight at the Boston Public Library in Dudley Square, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Read more.

By - 7/31/17 - 11:42 am

Craig Caplan had a front-row seat for yesterday's 50th-anniversary Puerto Rican parade down Tremont Street. So did John Greland: Read more.

By - 7/30/17 - 8:18 pm
Giant yacht berthed in Boston

Robert Alvarez spotted this behemoth (complete with its own helicopter, of course), wonders which one of us owns it. Scott Eisen, who spotted it anchored off Peddocks Island earlier today, reports it's the Vava II, owned by Kirsty Bertarelli, Read more.

By - 7/29/17 - 4:43 pm
Big Colombian flag in Boston Harbor

Adam Castiglioni went down to Fan Pier today to see the Gloria, a Colombian Navy tall ship docked there.

Troublewithtribbles photographed the ship lit up last night.

By - 7/29/17 - 10:03 am

Gov. Baker yesterday signed a bit that will let a developer tear down the condemned Winthrop Square garage for a skyscraper that would cast some shadows on Boston Common - but only briefly, and in the winter, the developer says. Read more.

By - 7/27/17 - 7:21 pm

Four hours after two men left the Common in ambulances with stab wounds yesterday, a third man was stabbed in an unrelated incident near the same location along Tremont Street the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/24/17 - 2:58 pm

Candidates for the District 2 (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, Downtown, Bay Village) seat now held by Bill Linehan get a chance to explain why they should succeed him at a forum Wednesday evening. Read more.

By - 7/22/17 - 10:13 pm

A police officer found him around 10:05 p.m. at Washington Street and Avenue de Lafayette.

Jamie Walsh reports: Read more.

By - 7/20/17 - 2:29 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reviews the decision of a North Washington Street restaurant-supply company to sell its building to a developer and head for the suburbs.

By - 7/20/17 - 11:44 am
Seagull says yo

After this seagull gave Rick a basic "Sup, bro?" at his downtown office this morning, Rick noticed the bird had a metal band around one leg. And it turns out the band may be from a research project up in Maine.

By - 7/19/17 - 12:14 am
Fiery sunset over Boston

A roving UHub photographer watched the sun go down from Castle Island on Tuesday.

By - 7/18/17 - 9:36 pm

It's part of some training exercise that's been going on this week. Last night, they practiced at the old Radius Hospital in Roxbury. Goes through July 21.

By - 7/18/17 - 1:29 pm
Boat at Boston City Hall flood

There was some flooding on the third floor of City Hall today - and workers knew to have a small boat on hand, just in case.

By - 7/18/17 - 1:22 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports young fashionistas flocking to Downtown Crossing now have one fewer place to go as they jump over the water still cascading down Winter Street.

By - 7/18/17 - 11:57 am

A night out ended in the emergency room for a patron at Mija last month after another man with whom he'd argued with hit him square in the forehead with a glass from six to ten feet away, a bar owner and police said today. Read more.

By - 7/16/17 - 9:26 am
No Filene's shirts in Boston

Cybah was browsing the Macy's online store, came across this item and wonders what's up with that.