Copley Square

By - 10/17/17 - 7:33 pm

Signal problems at Copley Square mean "minor" slowdowns on the Green Line, the MBTA reports.

By - 10/9/17 - 8:55 pm
Wanted for Guilty theft

Boston Police report they're looking for this guy on charges he lifted three bottles of Guilty men's cologne (by Gucci, of course) from the Nordstrom Rack on Boylston Street in the Back Bay on Oct. 2.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4683

By - 10/9/17 - 9:15 am
Christopher the Pig

Pilotblock can now confirm you never know what you'll see in Copley Square at 7 a.m., in this case, Christopher the Pig.

Christopher lives in Montreal; while in the Boston area, he stays at the Copley Plaza, of course.

Earlier:
Wiggy the Piggy in Christopher Columbus Park.

By - 10/6/17 - 11:53 am

The mayor's office today announced it's hired away an outreach worker from the Pine Street Inn to help the homeless people who have found the remodeled Copley Square main library as attractive as other users. Read more.

By - 10/3/17 - 5:47 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Braintree man after a car crash in Roxbury but say he is a suspect in a shooting outside the Copley Square Hotel on Huntington Avenue in Copley Square. Read more.

By - 10/2/17 - 6:25 pm
Bradlees truck in Copley Square

J. Patience was kind of amazed to see this truck puttering around Copley Square today. Sure, the red is a bit faded, but still.

By - 9/8/17 - 11:33 am
Destroyed Boston Coliseum

Post-Gale coliseum.

Today, the folks at the Boston City Archives remind us, is the anniversary of the Boston landfall of the Gale of 1869, a small but powerful hurricane that did major damage to the new Boston Coliseum - built for a "peace jubilee" where Trinity Church and the Fairmont Copley Plaza sit now.

Linda Horton writes about the Gale: Read more.

By - 8/23/17 - 3:36 pm
Willem Doeleman

Transit Police report they've charged an Easthampton man with using a selfie stick to take a photo up a woman's skirt at the Copley Square Green Line stop back in June.

Read more.

By - 6/22/17 - 8:48 am

Vanessa Kuo spotted him outside Trinity Church in Copley Square yesterday, four days after he was beaten downtown.

By - 6/9/17 - 5:12 pm

A severely indisposed trolley at Copley Square is causing "moderate" Green Line delays, the MBTA advises.

By - 5/2/17 - 7:54 pm
Weird sign in Copley Square

There's probably a point to this sign posted today on the bus stop on Boylston Street in front of the Copley Square library.

The sticker on a traffic sign on Dartmouth, of course, makes way more sense: Read more.

By - 4/16/17 - 4:16 pm

BqRally snapped a photo as Carlos Arredondo led the annual blessing of the runners at Old South Church's Easter service today.

By - 4/7/17 - 5:28 pm

The T reports "moderate" delays on the Green Line due to a deceased trolley at Copley Square.

UPDATE: The T now reports "severe" delays, says the flatlined trolley is at Boylston. Unclear if it's a different one or they managed to get the Copley one running just long enough to move the problem a station down.

By - 3/31/17 - 1:00 pm

The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the E Line due to a trolley frozen in place at Copley and on the Red Line north from Broadway to Alewife because, well, they don't say, but maybe the trains are shuddering thinking about the impending snow.

By - 3/9/17 - 5:07 pm
Boylston Street fire

Firefighters from above. Photo by Jan.

Boylston Street in Copley Square was shut around 5 p.m. as firefighters raced to the top of the eight-story 583 Boylston St. (the building with the New Balance store) for a roof fire. The fire extended to a shed on the roof before they knocked it down.

By - 2/19/17 - 2:35 pm
Alternative facts are irrational

Ask a high-school math student.

A couple thousand scientists took time out today from a national conference at the Hynes - or just their weekends at home or in the lab - to protest attacks on science in general and climate science in particular, in a rally in Copley Square. Read more.

By - 2/17/17 - 5:53 pm

A dead train at Copley is putting the kibosh on the idea of using the Green Line to get out of town quickly this rush hour.

By - 2/7/17 - 10:53 am

A Patriots fan waiting for the parade inscribed a, um, hearty message for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in the snow in Copley Square park this morning.