Gwen Betts admired the snow frog somebody built in Downtown Crossing.
TrueNE_79 spotted this open Dunkin' Donuts in Downtown Crossing this morning.
Jed Hresko shows us the line for liquor at the Downtown Crossing Walgreens late this afternoon.
A concerned citizen (possibly a concerned citizen of Brazil) complains about a trash problem at Gridley and Purchase downtown:
Someone is putting two or three large bags with trash next to the building everyday. The building is leased to the Consulate General of Brazil and the Consulate has put a sign asking not to put trash in that area, but the violator is not reading the signs or is ignoring them. The trash has been put on the side walk before the allowed hours and it doesn't belong to us.
Sweet Bakery, 11 School St., shortly before 7 p.m., by a white man in his 50s wearing a black ski mask and a gray winter jacket. He was 5'8" to 5'10" and had some stubble on his face. He ran out, turned left on Washington.
Around 3:40 p.m. Firefighters quickly doused the fire, in a ground-level closet inside the station, but the T evacuated riders due to the smoke. Trains, however, continued to operate through the station.
Long before Nelli Ruotsalainen protested on I-93, Massachusetts government decided to eliminate the breakdown lane and use it for rush hour traffic. That is not on Nelli Ruotsalainen, that is on us.
The government's concern is that the Interstate 93 protest in Milton broke the way we provide public safety services. In fact, we know of not one death nor one injury caused. I'm not saying it couldn't have happened, I'm saying it didn't.
TruNE_79 is loving how Atlantic Wharf is pumping out the Patriots colors in advance of tomorrow's game.
Lexiiiiii spotted this solitary shoe at Park Street on the Green Line yesterday: Somebody so desperate to get on a train, they didn't want to try to unstick it, or sign of a partial rapture?
Transit Police report arresting a guy from New York at South Station today on charges he was trying to palm off four bogus tickets to this Sunday's game - for $800.
Police credit a Channel 25 tweet about an arrest of alleged fake-ticket sellers in Somerville - and an alert would-be buyer of the doubtful ducats:
The Herald reports Star Market has agreed to build a mega-market in the $1-billion mixed-use development planned for that vacant space in front of the Garden and the train station.
City councilors take turns inviting a local clergy member to start regular council sessions with a prayer. Over the years, the council has been led in prayer by priests, ministers, rabbis and imams. Today, Councilor Charles Yancey invited a member of a local Hindu congregation to lead the council - for the the first time that Yancey said he could remember in his 31 years on the council.
Padma Singh began with "Om" and ended with "Om, shanti, shanti, shanti."
File this under: Kids, don't try this at home - or when Transit Police are around, or, at all:
Been dreaming of this for years. Finally gapped the red line train tracks. Huge way to end 2014. Sorry for the potato quality but check the link in my profile above ^^ to watch this and more of my 2014 feats that I didn't post to insta. Much love for 2015 #parkour #freerunning #boston #redline #mbta
With several thousand people now living in Downtown Crossing and nearby blocks, the Midtown Cultural District Residents Association has sprung up.
David Phillips, who sculpted six frog statues at Frog Pond, says Macy's violated his copyright when it used a replica of one of them in a Christmas display at its Downtown Crossing store.
In a ribbeting lawsuit filed last week in US District Court in Boston, Phillips, whose studio is in Medford, charges:
A pigeon tried to huddle into itself today on Court Street. One can only imagine what it'll look like tomorrow.
Developers have submitted plans to the BRA for a 12-story condo building on Broad Street that would completely demolish the building the Times pub is now in and turn the historic Bulfinch building that houses the Littlest Bar into a lobby for the new building and some residential units.
The Littlest Bar moved to 102 Broad St. after its longtime tiny space on Province Street was taken over by the 45 Province luxury project next door.