John Caron says he's at his wit's end: Guys keep making like "gorillas" and latching onto the pipes attached to his bar's low-ceilinged basement and plunging to the ground or starting fights, causing injuries and earning him yet another trip to the city's two licensing boards.
Today, Caron had to explain to Patricia Malone, director of the Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing, why... Read more
Major delays in both directions after a switch near Park Street mistakenly puts on a red shirt. Dr. McCoy can only sigh: "I'm a doctor, not a track worker!"
Terrorist mural on the front of the building across from the Federal Building. This is a disgrace and should be removed or painted over immediately. With marathon events last... Read more
There's another Boston Calling festival coming up on Sept. 7 and 8 on City Hall Plaza, this time featuring Berklee's own Passion Pit, among others.
Megan Johnson captured some smooth Boston EMTs at Boston Calling on City Hall Plaza yesterday.
Via Boston Reddit.
Police are looking for a white guy, about 6' and wearing a Sons of Anarchy shirt for smashing a window at Hurricane O'Reilly's with his fist around 10 p.m. Last seen in the company of three other guys.
A German magazine takes note of the MBTA's rebooted train service to Cape Cod, or, as it's called in German, Cape Cod.
Die Züge starten von der South Station in Boston und sind damit gut ans MBTA-Netz, den öffentlichen Nahverkehr der Hauptstadt, angebunden. Nach Zwischenhalt in Buzzards Bay erreicht der Zug nach zweieinhalb Stunden Hyannis auf Cape Cod.... Read more
WFXT reports a man exiting Hurricane O'Reilly's, 150 Canal St., early Saturday was beaten and kicked so badly by a group of men that he spent two days in the Mass. General ICU with head injuries.
A Boston Police report shows police responded to the incident around 2 a.m.
The owner of the now shuttered Purple Shamrock across from Faneuil Hall says he's in a furious search to find a new location in which to revive the watering hole.
"After 34 years, we'd like to open up another Purple Shamrock," Michael Glynn told the Boston Licensing Board this morning.
Glynn had to meet with the board to explain why it shouldn't strip him... Read more
MBTA say this guy is wanted for indecent assault and battery for an incident that happened last Tuesday at Park Street.
According to police, "a female victim was inappropriately assaulted" by him while they were getting on a C trolley.
He's described as 25-30. In addition to his red T-shirt, he... Read more
WBUR reports on plans to finally hide that ugly blank front wall of the Garden with two mixed-use buildings featuring retail space, offices and, of course, 500 luxury apartments and a 200-room hotel.
The Boston Licensing Board last week ordered Grand Canal, 57 Canal St., to shut for five days as punishment for a March 24 incident in which one bouncer was videoed repeatedly kicking a customer in the head and in which a second bouncer inflicted severe enough injuries on three other patrons to warrant sending them to the hospital as well.
The punishment is unusually... Read more