Dimas looked out over the Back Bay around 11 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
Why, yes, of course, a Trump protest. Read more.
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.
Luisa LaSalle shows us Boylston Street at 9 a.m., two hours before the start of the Patriots Duck Boat procession (which will start at the Pru, head down Boylston, turn left on Tremont and end at City Hall).
Like the Common last week, Copley Square this afternoon was a sea of people, protesting President Trump's attempt to shut the US to refugees and people with visas and green cards from seven mainly Muslim countries.
"We stand with Muslims in Boston," and against "the betrayal of American values," Mayor Marty Walsh told the rally, organized by the Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations. Read more.
617Images shows us the Fairmont Copley Plaza last night while they were testing their New Year's Eve display.
NorthEndWaterfront.com wonders if the real reason the current operators of First Night have shifted the midnight fireworks from Boston Harbor to Copley Square is not because it's cheaper but to try to build up a Boston version of Times Square:
Watch this year as the TV hosts interview the Copley attendees and count the suburbanites that will have come in to Copley, all decked out in a spectacularly crowded space. The Back Bay event will be instantly labeled a “success” because it will look good on television.
Christina couldn't help but notice this really tall turkey in Copley Square this afternoon:
It was the weirdest scene. Literally rehearsing a scene with a kid and a skateboard and sad turkey...
Molly Lanzarotta enjoyed the local color in Copley Square today.
The BPL Johnson building Then & Now 1912-2016
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The Boston Architectural College Library shows us the changes.
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