In the arm, around 3:45 p.m. near the Park Street T station.
617 Images shows us Rowes Wharf tonight.
UPDATE, 10:28 p.m. Roads, T stop being re-opened.
Police surrounded the New England Center and Home for Veterans on Court Street and shut down surrounding streets, the State Street T stop and part of City Hall Plaza as they investigated a possible threat made by one person around 9:45 p.m. The person was quickly taken into custody, but the bomb squad was requested to check out his back pack.
Steven McVerry reports:
Major cop/SWAT action downtown near gov. center. Guns out, yelling at pedestrians to turn around and go several blocks.
The owners of Milk Street Cafe are suing former America's Test Kitchen frontman Christopher Kimball over his plans to open a Milk Street Kitchen just down Milk Street. Read more.
Firefighters are at Summer and High streets for a manhole that belched fire and smoke.
David Finnerty watched the people who watched "An Affair to Remember," rain be damned, at the Boston Harbor Hotel on Rowes Wharf tonight.
Neil the roving UHub photographer noticed yesterday a prime waterfront location by the side of Long Wharf was all full up for the night.
The BRA has posted the design guidelines for developers who want to turn 5 1/2 acres of mostly state-owned land next to South Station into a "gateway" project - and a key part is a requirement that any development include a replacement for Reggie Wong Park, which consists mainly of basketball courts on Kneeland Street. Read more.
A few hundred protesters and curious people on their lunch breaks waited outside the front entrance of the Langham Hotel on Franklin Street at lunchtime, waiting to boo against Donald Trump. Read more.
What's left of the building that used to house the Littlest Bar are a couple of walls being propped up until the developer putting up luxury housing on the site can fill it in with more modern construction.
An Arlington man had bail set at $30,000 at his arraignment today on charges of arson and attempted murder for an incident last October on West Street downtown, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Matthew Cody, 30, was so intent on setting two sleeping homeless men on fire that he set a second fire when the first one went out, Assistant District Attorney David McGowan said in court today. Read more.
And before the night was over, one would be dead and the other on his way to refuge in England, according to an account by Mark Hurwitz.
Via J.L. Bell, who has more on the context of dueling in ye olde Boston.