Jed Hresko spotted this extra fuzzy thing among the carriages tonight.
Neil the roaming UHub photographer was sitting down to dinner at the California Pizza Kitchen in the Pru last night when one of our Sob Story Guys launched into his spiel. "Set up shop in middle of crowd and launched into sob story," he reports, adding, "I tipped off the bartender and he went quietly when the manager bum rushed him."
A concerned citizen grows weary of obnoxious drivers blaring horns at pedestrians crossing with the light at Belvedire and Huntington by the Pru:
Boston Police report this is a surveillance photo of a man they say broke into a cell-phone kiosk at the Prudential Center mall yesterday.
Police say he made off with 20 new cell phones worth $7,000 - which works out to $350 apiece.
If you know anybody with plenty of phones, contact Detective Dan MacDonald at D-4: 617-343-4683.
Steve Garfield warns, from first-hand experience, that the flat-fee night parking rate at the Prudential Center garage only applies if you come back with a validated ticket; otherwise, you get charged the daytime hourly rate.
The first annual JP Music Festival - featuring 20 bands with some connection to Jamaica Plain - runs 1 to 7 p.m. at the Pinebank baseball field near Jamaica Pond. Free.
At the same time, Ben Kweller and Gentlemen Hall will headline the equally free Boston Fair Trade Music Festival on the Boylston side of the Prudential Center - which will also feature a number of local acts, including Green Line Inbound. A Ben & Jerry's truck will dish up free samples of a fair-trade-based ice cream.
The other day, Penny Cherubino noticed something odd at the Prudential Center farmers' market: Every so often, the sellers would raise their arms to the sky. She finds out why.
Happened Dec. 12. Anybody happen to see it?
Two guys who maybe are getting a bit old for the 100-yard dash were arrested yesterday on charges they grabbed 15 wicked expensive Louis Vuitton bags at Saks Fifth Avenue and tried to outrun security and police.