Downtown

By - 7/26/16 - 8:36 pm
Sign at Faneuil Hall warning against fake monks

RyanInBos snapped one of the signs management at Faneuil Hall Marketplace have put up to warn tourists against people in saffron monk's robes who hand out trinkets and then expect payment in return. Read more.

By - 7/25/16 - 6:09 pm

Transit Police evacuated an outbound train at Haymarket shortly before 6 p.m.: Read more.

By - 7/24/16 - 11:29 pm
Bicycling down Washington Street

Vasant Marur captured a bicyclist pedaling down Washington Street in Downtown Crossing today.

Copyright Vasant Marur. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 7/23/16 - 9:39 pm
Sunset over Boston Harbor

Jocelyn watched the sun go down over Boston tonight.

Melissa, meanwhile, drove into the sunset in Cambridge: Read more.

By - 7/23/16 - 6:49 pm
Storm moving in over Boston

It looked like a killer death storm was about to swallow up Boston late this afternoon. That John Gage was able to post this photo strongly suggests it didn't.

It did, however, get pretty intense in places such as Chelsea and Melrose: Read more.

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.