Well, what do you know: A man pestering people at South Station for money for an urgent train ride really did have a pressing reason to get back to Framingham. Unfortunately for Jeffrey Bliss, 32, however, that reason was a warrant out of Framingham District Court for shoplifting.
The Budweiser Clydesdales are on City Hall Plaza today through Sunday as a Budweiser video crew shoots one of its "responsible drinking" ads at a couple of local bars over the weekend.
The Massachusetts Court of Appeals today ordered a new trial to determine how much the MBTA owes a woman who suffered serious neck injuries when Green Line operator Aiden Quinn plowed through a red light and crashed into another trolley in 2009, saying her lawyer manipulated the jury's emotions by repeatedly raising issues not supported by any evidence during the trial.
"The sheer number... Read more
A park ranger was knocked to the ground around 5:30 p.m. at Milk and Surface streets by three to five guys on BMX bikes, who then pedaled off into downtown.
They're described as white, in hoodies, all with large black gauges in their ear lobes.
The Globe reports on architect Cesar Pelli's proposed 528-foot-high replacement for much of the Government Center garage. Is Boston ready for curvy glass?
Pat Wang attended a demonstration in support of democracy in Hong Kong tonight.
City councilors talked tough today: They don't want the current operator of Faneuil Hall Marketplace to ditch the pushcart vendors that have long peddled their wares there.
City Councilors Michael Flaherty and Tito Jackson both accused Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. of duplicity, telling different city agencies different stories about the fate of the pushcarts.
"This is really an interesting question because we have a larger... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a MassDOT/BRA meeting to consider how to cover the ramps leading to the tunnel under the Greenway.
Among the most interesting options presented for Parcels 12 and 6 were elevated pedestrian walkways that cover the ramps and provide above ground (~15' high) observation areas. The ramp covers and high decks could be designed to be similar to sections of the popular... Read more
A bouncer at the Place, 2 Broad St., faces arraignment next month for a July incident in which he allegedly put a customer into a coma for four days.
A Boston Municipal Court clerk-magistrate decided earlier this month to summon Kevin Blackmore, 37, for arraignment on Oct. 5 on a charge of assault and battery after hearing allegations that that Blackmore punched the man and... Read more
B. Moynihan shows us what happens when two objects try to occupy the same space at the same time - granted, a bus and a car in the area of Federal and Franklin rather than two electrons, but the principle's the same, no?
Miniature Buddha watched a dudebro get to a cigarette on the opposite platform at Aquarium last night.
Wad1980 was on his morning run around the Public Garden when he noticed some hubbub outside the Four Seasons.
Salute to one of the all-time Yankees greats as he prepares for his final game! You made the Red Sox rivalry what it was!
Not long after, Jeter boarded the team bus for his last game at Fenway.... Read more
Melissa Obleada shows us part of the mural being painted on the barriers around the Government Center T-station construction site.
Anybody know who's doing the painting?
Hyatt and UNITE HERE Local 26 say they've reached an agreement under which the hotel chain will pay $1 million to 100 workers terminated at the Hyatt Boston Harbor, Hyatt Regency Boston and Hyatt Regency Cambridge hotels in 2009 - and will give those workers priority for future job openings at the hotels.
â€œWe never forgot the courage these workers showed by speaking up when... Read more
Fire officials ordered the evacuation of 131 Tremont St. at lunchtime after people in the Gentle Dental office on the ground floor began complaining of eye irritation.
A department spokesman says:
We evacuated the building because of the unknown reason why this was happening. Our haz mat technicians went through the office and building with... Read more
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The Globe reports developer Steve Belkin is back with plans to replace an old municipal garage in Winthrop Square with a skyscraper that would rise 650 to 740 feet, depending on whether he wants to top the thing off with luxury condos.