Bruins

By - 5/14/14 - 4:16 pm
Golden hydrant

Adam Castiglioni spotted this hydrant in the North End today.

By - 5/8/14 - 4:27 pm

The CBC reports:

“We don't think it's prudent for a student to wear a Boston Bruins jersey in a school during this very intensive playoff play,” Cohen said.

"At this stage in the game, with the Canadiens leading the series 2-1, why ignite things, why create a controversy," he added.

... Read more
By - 5/3/14 - 9:45 am

Barstool Sports finds the tweet that started the whole meme about how racist Bostonians made the N-word trend - and the tweet author's admission he just made the statement up.

Yes, he made it up, but that didn't stop the media from wailing about racist Bostonians.

Yesterday afternoon, when I heard about how racist Bruins fans allegedly are, I went looking for evidence.... Read more

By - 5/1/14 - 4:46 pm
Poutine

What should we call this stuff?

WBZ reports some Quebec liquor store has pasted Canadiens stickers over the "Boston" on six packs of Sam Adams.

That got Jeff Israel to thinking:

Alright citizens of Boston, time to rename everything in our city named after the city of Montreal! Ok I've finished.

Ah, mon ami! Romano's in Roslindale serves poutine, well, on weekends, at least, and with mozzeralla instead... Read more

By - 4/26/14 - 8:26 pm

Bring on the Canadiens!

By - 10/19/13 - 10:21 pm
Bobby Orr in Newton

Paul MacMaster was among the 2,500 or so people who lined up tonight to get their copy of Bobby Orr's new book signed by Number 4 himself at the New England Mobile Book Fair:

#4 will have a sore hand tomorrow, but he's still smiling now.

... Read more
By - 7/9/13 - 4:24 pm

A cranky citizen complains about the Bruins jersey that George Washington is still wearing up there on his horse in the Public Garden:

When the world visits Boston, they have no idea why George Washington is wearing corporate graffiti for a Canadian/Russian sport.

For added emphasis, the kvetcher checked the box asking if the item in question is "offensive."... Read more

By - 6/28/13 - 6:30 am

Because, otherwise, this has not been a good week for Boston sports fans (also, as Prairie Rose Clayton reminds us: The Revolution lost a big game and NESN fired Naoko Funayama).

By - 6/24/13 - 10:57 pm

Well, they still got further than every other team in the NHL, save one.

By - 6/24/13 - 8:26 pm

Prudential Center

Fred Somers has a ringside seat for the Pru tonight as the Bruins try to stay alive.... Read more

By - 6/18/13 - 10:32 am

Lou the Bruins fan

Lindsay Tower introduces us to Lou, one of the doormen at the Lenox Hotel on Boylston Street.... Read more

By - 6/16/13 - 11:29 am

Washington in a Bruins jersey

Boston Strolls strolled through the Public Garden today. At the opposite end of the Public Garden, the Bruins have some smaller fans as well.... Read more

By - 6/13/13 - 7:24 am

Bruins head

Nathan, 5, of Oxford, woke up with some serious Bruins head this morning. Sarah snapped his photo yesterday.... Read more

By - 6/12/13 - 11:19 am

On the one hand, the Globe of the Midwest runs a sweet story about how Chicagoans and Bostonians are really more family members than people who have an innate hatred for each other - we're both have guys in tuxedos starting our hockey games, we both have waterfronts, we both have lots of rich people who give money to charity (really). The story features... Read more

By - 6/9/13 - 7:05 pm

Own is posting phone numbers of Bostonians who have called bars in Pittsburgh asking for him.

Owen should probably stay out of Charlestown.

UPDATE: The numbers were gone Monday morning, but they're back Monday evening.... Read more

By - 6/8/13 - 10:26 am

Transit Police report arresting a man from a Pittsburgh suburb at the Sullivan Square Orange Line stop last night before he could get the tar beaten out of him strangle a local following the end of the Penguins' O-4 series.

According to police, officers arrived at a disturbance around 11:30 p.m. at the station to find Ryan Baessler, 29, of Carnegie, PA, with his... Read more

By - 6/7/13 - 10:39 pm

ItalianInBoston was at the Garden.ItalianInBoston was at the Garden.

Sweep! Next.

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone tweets:

That's not rain, those are penguin tears.

... Read more

Pages