Downtown

By - 5/29/15 - 11:57 am
Failed ninja

Transit Police report arresting a man on charges he groped a woman in the tunnel between the Orange and Red Lines at Downtown Crossing Thursday morning - and after he tried to fight off arriving officers. Read more.

By - 5/29/15 - 10:26 am
Firetrucks at Bowdoin on the Blue Line

Firefighters showed up in force to help evacuate passengers. Photo by MikLoup.

Shades of February: The T has replaced the Blue Line between Airport and Bowdoin with buses, this time due to some sort of power issue at Bowdoin. Read more.

By - 5/23/15 - 4:08 pm
Standing at attention at Faneil Hall to honor fallen EMTs and paramedics.

First responders from across the country slowly filed into Faneuil Hall today to remember emergency medical workers who died in the line of duty over the past year. Read more.

By - 5/22/15 - 10:33 am
Line for Ogawa coffee in Downtown Crossing

AlistonTBoston shows us the line this morning outside the newly open Ogawa Coffee on Milk Street, which features the Japanese take on coffee, which includes extra fancy foam designs and stadium seating so you can watch the baristas - and this morning, free four-ounce bags of beans for the first 100 people.

By - 5/22/15 - 8:07 am

Transit Police report members of the Special Crimes Unit last night arrested Philip Urban, 50, of Malden on a charge of being stupid enough to get a blow job on the outbound Orange Line platform at State Street last Friday.

He's scheduled for arraignment today in Boston Municipal Court; technically, the charge is open and gross lewdness. No word on the hunt for the woman seen ministering to him.

Innocent, etc.

By - 5/21/15 - 12:10 pm
Water Street shut

Water Street is shut to drivers and pedestrians at lunchtime, and firefighters and EMTS are on standby, as the BPD bomb squad investigates a suspicious package wrapped in duct tape.

By - 5/20/15 - 6:05 pm

The Globe reports Ashkenazy Acquisition has decided the revenue from charging street performers wasn't worth the cost of having large parts of Boston City Hall hating them.

By - 5/17/15 - 6:41 pm

Boston Metro reports the long arm of the law is about to grab the man getting some oral loving on the Orange Line the other night - and the woman giving it to him. Transit Police say they'll throw the book at the two - and not a copy of the Kama Sutra.

By - 5/17/15 - 10:05 am
Youth Pride parade

A roving UHub photographer captured the LGBT teens and their supporters marching through downtown in yesterday's Massachusetts Youth Pride parade.

By - 5/16/15 - 9:08 am

No, seriously, get a room; you're grossing out the other people on that Orange Line platform.

By - 5/15/15 - 4:45 pm
Government Center station coming into shape

Mike gives us a visual update on the giant glasshouse rising above City Hall Plaza.

By - 5/15/15 - 3:37 pm

Around 3:30 p.m. on the Forest Hills side, near the fare gates at the front of the platform. The victim's injuries are not considered life threatening.

By - 5/15/15 - 10:08 am

UPDATE: A Boston Municipal Court judge set bail at $10,000 - the amount requested by prosecutors, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adds Stoughton Police ordered him to turn over all of the 17 guns he's registered to own, while the case is pending.

Boston Police report a Canton man impatient with the motorist in front of him on Tremont Street near Avery yesterday evening started blaring his horn, then pulled up and unfurled his middle finger, and then: Read more.

By - 5/15/15 - 8:16 am

The Dorchester Reporter alerts us to a June 2 Zoning Board of Appeals hearing on a proposed medical-marijuana dispensary at 21 Milk St., whose owners hope to open by year's end.

By - 5/14/15 - 8:11 am

An annoyed citizen fumes about a pedicab driver cursing out people on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing yesterday afternoon: Read more.

By - 5/13/15 - 10:41 pm
Redcoats in Downtown Crossing, Boston

Even with just three members, His Majesty's regiment of foot so impressed the rebellious townspeople of Boston this afternoon that they declared the land reclaimed for the king without having to exchange a single volley.

By - 5/12/15 - 10:39 pm

More like 2.3 million, a Boston Business Journal editor concludes after doing some calculations.

By - 5/11/15 - 12:15 pm

The Globe reports the operators of the one-time "festival" marketplace plan to start charging the street performers who provide much of the festival feeling a fee to entertain shoppers.

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