Adam Castiglioni watched the demolition of the old Faneuil Hall Marketplace greenhouse, no doubt to be replaced with something that better befits our world-class tourist destination.
Titanium Cranium came upon this Downtown Crossing scene around 5 p.m. She reports that the driver was finally able to extricate himself and his truck, with a 30-degree turn.
UPDATE: Amtrak got the signals working again around 2 p.m.
Around 8:45 a.m., the T announced: "Due to a signal problem, South Side trains cannot arrive to/depart from South Station." Again.
The T blamed Amtrak for the problems. Again.
Catboston started up at the big fruit at Faneuil Hall Marketplace today.
Frank Oglesby Jr. (you know, the "The next Red Line train to Ashmont is now approaching" guy) narrates this brief tour of the T's Operations Control Center on High Street.
Miel Brasserie Provencal is advertising, in blue and yellow, a Pasta Strong dinner on Sunday.
NorthEast Fire Alert reports a mattress caught on fire on the fourth floor of the Omni Parker House on School Street shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sprinklers mostly doused the blaze; but firefighters ran a hose up there just in case.
And we're looking right at you, Art Papas. It's nice that your software company is growing fast and charging hard and adding employees like nobody's business at your spiffy new digs on Summer Street in the Financial District, but, no, Mr. Master of the Universe bro sir, that area is not being renamed Innovation Crossing. FiDi is bad enough.
Karen Cord Taylor tags along with a Beacon Hill resident who now does most of her weekly grocery shopping at the Boston Public Market at Haymarket.
Rick is now busy figuring out how to spend the $1-million bill he got from some religious group in Downtown Crossing today.
Matt Conti was on hand for the rejiggering of the sculpture in the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway.
We are apparently now at Peak Turkey: They really are everywhere. Trevor spotted this bird by the cafe on the Franklin Street side of Post Office Square today and has a simple question:
How is there a turkey in Post Office Square???
One hundred years ago today, the clock inside the Custom House Tower began running. At exactly noon.
In 1950, the federal government replaced the mechanism up near the top of the tower with a new clock, built by E.Howard in Waltham. By the 1980s, though, the clock mechanisms had fallen apart. A key gear sat at ground level, broken beyond repair. Read more.