By - 5/29/16 - 9:15 am

Some light-saber action on the Common last night.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 5/28/16 - 7:38 pm
Scene outside the Old State House in downtown Boston involving a panhandler with a sign about Trump

Maria M watched the scene unfold outside the Old State House yesterday.

Copyright Maria M. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 5/28/16 - 8:43 am

Dunkin' Donuts truck - think the driver can resist the lure of Storrow Drive?

By - 5/26/16 - 1:43 pm
Proposed Northern Avenue Botanical Bridge over Fort Point Channel

Proposed Northern Avenue Botanical Bridge.

A proposal to enclose the Northern Avenue Bridge and turn it into a year-round botanical garden was among the top entrants in a competition to help the city figure out what to do with the bridge after it's floated to East Boston and repaired. Read more.

By - 5/26/16 - 12:41 pm
Firetrucks at Harbor Towers

Photo by Jed Hresko.

Boston Firefighters are at Harbor Towers, 85 East India Row, for a gas leak on the 26th floor. Firefighters reported the leak capped around 12:35 p.m.

By - 5/23/16 - 8:39 am

Switch problems at Park Street mean "moderate" delays for people heading into town on the Green Line, the T reports.

By - 5/21/16 - 11:22 pm

In a drive by around 10:45 p.m. on Broad Street at Franklin, Crime Hub reports.

By - 5/21/16 - 9:46 am
No swings on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

ItalianInBoston was startled last night to notice the swinging seats on the Greenway near the North End were just gone. Read more.

By - 5/20/16 - 11:32 pm

A concerned citizen complains about the pedestrian crossing where Cambridge Street turns into Tremont downtown:

The walk signal here is chirping birds. The problem is that there are nests of real birds above the Center3Plaza signage. A walker can't differentiate between the chirping signal and the real birds. Someone's gonna get killed here.

By - 5/19/16 - 7:27 am

Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina says he sometimes gets frustrated with the otherwise beautiful view from Piers Park in East Boston: He can see the Seaport in South Boston, but knows the only way to get there by public transportation is via three subway lines and a bus. Read more.

By - 5/19/16 - 7:01 am
Workers moving Ben Franklin for repairs

This morning, Paul Nutting watched workers move Ben Franklin from the sidewalk he plunged to the other day outside Old City Hall to a truck that would whisk him away for some repairs. Read more.

By - 5/17/16 - 11:03 pm
Nigerians protesting outside Boston City Hall

As BPS students and parents protested program cuts near the Bill Russell statue, a smaller group of Nigerian expats and Nigerian-Americans were holding a protest of their own a bit closer to the Government Center T stop.

By - 5/17/16 - 11:11 am

The new Godfrey Hotel in Downtown Crossing had to send representatives to the Boston Licensing Board today to explain why a hotel guest was standing outside with a drink in his hand early one morning last month. Read more.

By - 5/17/16 - 7:58 am

David Bates reports a number of residents at Millennium Place have put their condos up for sale so they can move into the even swankier Millennium Tower down the street.

By - 5/16/16 - 1:02 pm

Boston Reddit reports on the demise of the statue of Ben Franklin in front of Old City Hall during yesterday's winds.

By - 5/14/16 - 4:01 pm
British Redcoats enjoying tea in downtown Boston

Craig Caplan captured some Redcoats having a little tea party outside David's Tea downtown this afternoon.

By - 5/14/16 - 6:52 am
MBTA workers repair busted switch near Park Street on the Green Line

Photo by MBTA.

The MBTA reports the Green Line should be back to normal this morning after a crew worked overnight to repair the balky switch that waylaid a trolley entering Park Street yesterday.

By - 5/13/16 - 11:16 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for a woman who held up the TD Bank branch at 24 Winter St. at knifepoint at 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By - 5/13/16 - 9:32 am

The T is telling passengers to take the Orange Line for downtown points.

By - 5/12/16 - 7:02 pm reports on a community meeting about a proposed hotel on N. Washington Street that grew cries of opposition from a number of nearby residents - including an official of the condo board at Strada 234, who said the building is 60 feet too tall and would block some of his residents' views of the Custom House, which means it's worth suing over, if it comes to that.