Good thing Boston has more than one paramedic unit: Boston EMS Incidents reports that when a report of a person suffering a heart attack in the Prudential Center food court came in around 10:30 p.m., the Paramedic 1 unit stationed on Purchase Street was dispatched to the scene - but couldn't even get out of its bay due to the large traffic jam caused... Read more
Earlier, we saw the Hancock above the fog. Tomo forwards this photo by co-worker Heidi Sullivan of the reverse view: The Pru as seen from the 47th floor of the Hancock tower.
The Prudential was lit up Saturday to honor retiring Museum of Fine Arts Director Malcolm Rogers for his 20 years in the post.
Microsoft, which apparently has more money than it knows what to do with, hired contractors to spend a couple days putting in a lawn on the Boylston Street side of the Pru so that its own workers can spend today giving harried city dwellers the chance to experience suburban life made even better with Microsoft products, just in case they were unaware the Pru has... Read more
Mister Jon reports the Prudential Center mall now has a vending machine that sells just pearls.
Amy B. was hoping for a Chilean sandwich today, so was perturbed to see the Prudential Chacarero behind a barrier:
Please tell me the Chacarero at the Pru is just being renovated!
KneeAnalogue, though, brings bad news:
I got a sandwich on Wednesday and they told me Friday was going to be the last day.
Mister Jon adds:
I've spoken with... Read more
Chris Watson shows us the new artwork on the Boylston side of the Pru.
The kidlet and I headed to the Pru today to check out the costumes on people attending Anime Boston. Naturally, we headed to the food court first, which was packed, except in front of Chacarero.
The costumes did not disappoint.
Sometimes, we had... Read more
The Globe reports MassDOT and State Police will be experimenting with lane closures in the Pru tunnel this weekend as they get ready for a series of lane closures later this month and next month so workers can remove the tunnel's ceiling.
The ceiling was originally put in place to protect the girders that hold up the Pru and the convention center should... Read more
Cold-weary Bostonians seeking a little diversion at the Loews found themselves back out on a frigid Tremont Street late this afternoon when a pipe burst and the megaplex was evacuated.
Earlier, the Prudential Center mall developed an impromptu waterfall when a pipe burst. Chico's was ruined, Julie Loncich reports.
Neal Gaffey watched the sunset in the reflection of the Prudential tower this evening.
UPDATE: Service came back on shortly after 4 p.m.
Matt Robbins reports:
Verizon data conduit damaged last night at 800 Boylston. Major outage for downtown Boston
800 Boylston is the Prudential Center. One frustrated network administrator says the outage is going on 15+ hours:
Affecting hundreds of companies in Boston and Cambridge. Worst outage I've seen in 7 years of working in... Read more