By all accounts, the T ran pretty well yesterday. Today? Well, Kyle Geiste explains this photo he took at North Station:
Lechmere-bound platform at North Station. 3-4 trains have passed us. There must be a better way.
It is, naturally, even worse on the Red Line, where trains took a break from expiring yesterday, but picked up where they left off today. As ... Read more
RA DeLisle photographed downtown at sunset today from East Boston.
Around noontime, Kerry Tubbs photographed the line at the CharlieCard store in Downtown Crossing, where
dreams go to die all the people whose CharlieCards expired on Friday have to go to get their remaining value transferred to fresh new cards that don't expire until 2021.
Meanwhile, Red Line riders are queuing up in novel places at South Station this afternoon because the traditional stairway... Read more
An underage New Jersey woman with a driver's license that wasn't hers got herself and the Sidebar on Bromfield Street in trouble in December when a BPD detective on a routine inspection spotted her with a Bud Light and ferreted out her real age - by calling her mother.
Sgt. Det. William Gallagher and Det. William Mulvey told the Boston Licensing Board this morning that... Read more
Fortunately, this girl and her mom were able to fill that need early this afternoon.
All I was able to extract from him was that he was advertising a new dental office on Tremont Street downtown.
Father Tim Schenk at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Hingham could contain his feelings no more: He just cannot abide the nautilus that now tops the Cathedral Church of St. Paul on Tremont Street:
The nautilus is supposed to be a metaphor for spiritual growth, based on an Oliver Wendell Holmesâ€™ poem titled The Chambered Nautilus. I actually donâ€™t mind... Read more
In the video, you can watch the guy come out, then listen into the dialog between him and Dunwello founder Matt Lauzon around 1:35.
H/t Adam Castiglioni.... Read more
The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a man who held up the Santander Bank branch on Winter Street around 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday.
He's described as white, 25 to 30, 5'6" to 6' tall, thin, with a goatee.
Cherie L. King wonders what you can get on track 5 at Park Street.
Boston Metro reports a transportation financing bill now wending through the legislature would rename the terminal the Governor Michael S. Dukakis Transportation Center at South Station.
It would be a fitting tribute for the former trolley-riding governor and one-time Amtrak board member, both for his longstanding support for public transit in general and because, as governor, he stopped the BRA from tearing down... Read more
At 8:41 a.m., State Police reported:
RT 90 EB, east of Prudential Tunnel, 2 MBTA buses collide.One driver injured, right lane closed.Traffic delays
In addition to the driver, three passengers were taken to Tufts Medical Center, State Police say. Uninjured passengers were transferred to another bus for the rest of their journey.
The T reports the crash is responsible for minor delays on the... Read more
If you've ever wanted to know what it feels like to be trapped at the bottom of a giant concrete well with no hope of ever escaping, climb up the large steps inside City Hall, then look way up.
Whatever demonspawn put you in that hell at least was thoughtful enough to provide a piano on which to bang your head.
Anybody know anywhere near Downtown that I can buy chocolate covered espresso beans?
Stuck at West and Washington streets (they're supposed to go down Temple)
A trolley decided Park Street was a good place to push up some daisies around 7:10 this morning. Or as A.P. Blake puts it:
My Green Line died in the worst possible spot. Blocking the mainline and Park St loop. Inspectors entering tunnel. All of the MBTA Green Line is at a halt downtown. Train needed to push mine.... Read more
Between Haymarket and Government Center around 10 p.m. The Orange Line is being suggested as an alternative in either direction.
UPDATE, Friday a.m.: Appears to have been fixed.
Boston Municipal Court Judge Annette Forde imposed $25,000 bail at Castillo's arraignment on charges of armed robbery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, the... Read more