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By - 8/12/17 - 4:19 pm

August 19.

So what are we to do about it? Then again, their last rally there didn't work out so well for them. But that was before today's events: 1 killed, 19 injured as car plows into crowd near Unite the Right rally site.

By - 8/11/17 - 3:47 pm
Wanted for upskirting

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy after he allegedly aimed his phone camera up the skirts of women in the Red Line lobby at South Station on Monday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or text an anonymous tip to 873873.

By - 8/9/17 - 8:51 pm

A federal judge ruled today that Christopher Kimball can keep calling his new company Christopher Kimball's Milk Street despite opposition from the older Milk Street Cafe because the two companies don't directly compete and because the cafe failed to show it was being harmed by confusion or loss of customers. Read more.

By - 8/8/17 - 2:18 pm
Workers at Park Street church

Workers were doing renovation work on the exterior of Park Street Church today.

By - 8/7/17 - 9:18 am
New AT&T store in Downtown Crossing, Boston

Gary Waldeck shows us what's going into the space where that bauble store used to be at Winter and Washington, adds:

And Cambridge thought there were too many pizza shops in Harvard square.

By - 8/5/17 - 11:46 am
Giant yacht leaves Boston

Mgorin84 watched the Vava II, owned by an international supervillain a European billionaire and his former Miss UK wife, leaving Boston today, after several days docked in town.

By - 8/4/17 - 2:16 pm
Smoke from pickup fire on I-93

Smoke from the fire rising. Photo by David Callahan.

State Police reported around 1:45 p.m. they shut the highway to let Boston firefighters quench the fire, which was on the southbound side where the O'Neill opens back up into open sky.

By - 8/3/17 - 9:47 pm
Smoke at Union Oyster House

Union Oyster smoke. Photo by Steph Giunta.

Around 8:30 p.m. at the nation's oldest restaurant, on Union Street. WBZ reports Boston firefighters quickly extinguished the fire.

By - 8/3/17 - 10:38 am

WBUR reports on the alleged ID sales at the Haymarket Registry office.

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.