Copley Square

By - 2/16/18 - 6:31 pm

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

By - 2/7/18 - 10:18 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Green Line inbound due to a deceased trolley at Copley Square.

By - 1/19/18 - 5:57 pm

An outbound trolley at Copley Square kicked the bucket and now there are "moderate" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports. This is on top of problems on the Riverside Line due to an inbound train that died earlier at Reservoir.

By - 1/18/18 - 9:47 am

The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays due to signal problems at Copley Square.

By - 1/14/18 - 4:01 pm
Hats and scarves in Copley Square

Rachel Kohn reports volunteers left dozens of hand-knitted hats, scarves and gloves in Copley Square today for anybody who might need them.

They're the work of Chase the Chill Boston, a group of local stitchers who: Read more.

By - 1/3/18 - 9:40 am

A man who allegedly punched a co-worker into unconsciousness last spring and another co-worker who allegedly helped him try to hide what he did - by helping move the unconscious man's body and lying about how the man wound up that way - face arraignment today in Suffolk Superior Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 12/30/17 - 9:46 pm

First Night organizers have called off the 7 p.m. fireworks over the Common, and the 6 p.m. parade that was to precede them because it'll be just too damn cold. The midnight fireworks over Boston Harbor, however, are still on, because presumably the totally sober adults who would watch them outside will be smart enough to dress appropriately.

Also cancelled: Read more.

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.