Arlington Street

By - 12/22/13 - 11:16 am
Public Common gates

Ryan Ruel looks through the gates of the Public Garden at the lights of the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.

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By - 7/20/13 - 4:58 pm

At Arlington Street station.

Photographynatalia ran across these neon girls at Arlington the other day.

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By - 6/16/13 - 9:15 pm

Mike the Mad Biologist explains it was an attempt to cut into the business of the streetwalkers who used to ply their wares at the corner of Marlborough and Arlington in the 1970s:

People would hop off Storrow Drive and drive around the block, find, erm, a 'friend', and drive off. Not exactly the kind of tourism the city was hoping for, so the

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By - 5/17/13 - 9:20 pm

BFD response to mystery boom. Photo by Victoria Bedford.BFD response to mystery boom. Photo by Victoria Bedford.

Around 8:50 p.m., Boston firefighters and Transit Police rushed to the area of Arlington and Boylston streets after several people reported hearing... Read more

By - 2/1/13 - 9:25 am

Kisses on Arlington Street.

Matt Karolian wonders why there was a pile of Hershey's Kisses dumped on Arlington Street this morning. You may recall what happened in Copley Square after the Super Bowl last year.... Read more

By - 1/23/13 - 8:02 am

Bostonians had their choice of venues for standing around this morning, such as Andrew. Photo byBostonians had their choice of venues for standing around this AM, such as Andrew. Photo by Chris... Read more

By - 1/3/13 - 11:28 pm

Matt Karolian looked at a wall display at the Arlington stop on the Green Line. And then he looked closer.

By - 6/18/12 - 8:38 am

Hawk in the Back Bay

Jesse Haley noticed this hawk perched at Boylston and Arlington this morning, "attracting tourists and scattering squirrels."... Read more

By - 7/22/11 - 11:12 am

Or, at the least, make sure they have a hand free to keep their skirt down, due to a dramatic wind-tunnel effect, the Accidental Fiddler reports.

By - 1/5/11 - 4:21 pm

iPhone suspect MBTA Transit Police report the first arrest of the year for a smartphone theft, off a woman on a Green Line trolley at Arlington Street station yesterday afternoon.

According to a Transit Police report, Emmanuel Castro, 17, of Roxbury, grabbed an iPhone right out of a woman's hands when their inbound... Read more

By - 3/23/10 - 4:37 pm

Steam punk?

Pedestrians disappearing into some TriGen steam on Arlington Street this afternoon.

By - 10/21/09 - 3:00 pm

Boston Fire Department is on scene for a trolley fire on the outbound side. Pantograph fire is out, the train is dead, expect delays.

By - 9/1/09 - 10:08 pm
New building

What a pigeon flying high over the Public Garden would see.

Developer Ron Druker has hired a new architect, who's made changes to the exterior design of his proposed nine-story, $120-million building at Boylston and Arlington streets, but the structure still has the same basic dimensions and doesn't really look all that much different, so it... Read more

By - 4/26/09 - 10:33 pm

Was in Arlington station this weekend and saw the T work continuing. One phase of lighting is in place - the suspended lighting that runs above the "yellow line" close to the track. I was surprised to see this lighting uses yellow light bulbs. While yellow may be fine for your home, they make still-under-construction station look old and dingy before the work is even... Read more

By - 1/30/09 - 11:28 pm

Please Pardon Our Appearance would make a good title for a post-Apocalyptic movie involving zombies living in old subway stations:

It'll be finished one of these days

Brad Kayal recently descended into the bowels of Arlington Street station to scout out locations.

Copyright Brad Kayal.

By - 11/14/08 - 9:48 am

An eastbound Green Line trolley rear-ended another one between Arlington and Boylston stations around 8:50 this morning, injuring three or four seven people.

Boston.com story
Railroad.net discussion
LiveJournal discussion, reporting that passengers on the colliding trains had to walk in the subway tunnel to get to Boylston station... Read more

By - 2/9/08 - 2:02 pm

Fire in the hole, on the tracks between Boylston and Arlington Friday afternoon:

... FD had a hard time verifying that the power to the trains was turned off before they could go into the tunnels: lots of conflicting reports about whether or not the T had turned it off. ...

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