Newbury Street

By - 3/24/07 - 5:20 pm

The Missus reports you can see one of those droid mailboxes on Newbury Street near Fairfield.

Gads, does the Back Bay Historic Commission know about this? You allow mailboxes that look like droids, next thing you know restaurants are going to put up sandwich boards!

By - 12/19/06 - 10:06 am

The Weekly Dig reports somebody stole a five-foot wide wreath shaped like a peace symbol from the Other Side on Newbury Street.

By - 12/14/06 - 8:03 am

Madhu takes in and describes the "Carscapes" exhibit at the Copley Society, but says one of her favorite parts of the evening was walking on Newbury Street:

... I have a perfect image of a Saturday night on Newbury St, early in the evening, 7 or 8 o'clock, with the sky dark and bright lights strung on leaveless trees, the best kind of glittering Christmassy city lights. ...

By - 12/1/06 - 8:30 pm

H photographs, analyzes an oddly decal'ed Hummer on Newbury Street today.

By - 11/27/06 - 6:56 pm

Crime not actually up, but cops increase patrols, anyway:

... With the holidays we've increased the patrols. Double, sometimes triple, just because we do that every year. I think anywhere you look, the shopping areas around the city - Mayor Menino, the Police Commissioner have put extra patrols out there. You see them at Downtown Crossing, you'll see them on Newbury St, and you'll see them on Boylston St. ...

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By - 11/17/06 - 12:02 pm

To replace the Virgin Megastore. So presumably the people paying $3 million for a condo in that building won't even have to get wet when they get the urge to buy a Playstation 3.

By - 8/26/06 - 8:49 am

Some people can't avert their eyes from car wrecks. Amy can't stop looking at the parade of ugly on Newbury Street:

... I saw a woman wearing a big puffy black tulle skirt, a black bustier bodicey thing, black ballet flats, and leggings. It was a cavalcade of fug. A fugvalanche. ...

By - 8/22/06 - 9:12 am

Chika begins to wonder if that psychic lady on Newbury Street might actually know things.

By - 6/26/06 - 10:57 pm

Boston Chomps on Petit Robert Bistro downtown: We'll definitely be back.

Lyss on Zocalo in Brighton: What a pleasant first experience at a restaurant.

Lewis Forman on Kashmir on Newbury Street: I have never seen a grumpier group of servers ever. Except at McDonalds.

By - 6/16/06 - 11:45 am

Guns, shmuns. Obviously, the most important crisis facing Boston today is sandwich boards on Newbury Street! So Lewis Forman looks forward to more Newbury Street action:

... Maybe the city will offer a "Chalk Buy Back Program" for the shop owners. ...

By - 6/15/06 - 8:58 am

Mike Mennonno would pay to watch a no-holds-barred rumble between the sidewalk-sign fascists and people who think maybe the city has more important things to worry about than sandwich boards on Newbury Street.

By - 5/22/06 - 9:04 am

Andrew Watson photographs a blast from the past: A Digital Equipment Corp. sign uncovered during some renovation at 250 Newbury Street:

... It looks as though this location was a DEC office, back in the day. ...

Ah, yes, back in the day! Back when DEC's logo was still blue, and it was still around, and had offices and factories all over eastern Massachusetts, along with companies such as Prime, Data General, Wang and Apollo.

By - 5/6/06 - 3:46 pm

Art Bar Boston takes in the displays at DTR Modern Galleries and Kidder Smith Gallery on Newbury Street:

... DTR Modern Galleries' "Revisiting the Flash of the 80's" was an enjoyable and impressive collection of Pop Art. ...

By - 3/21/05 - 3:06 pm

Michael gives a thumb's down to Daisy Buchanan's on Newbury Street:

... The amateur waitresses, who wear as little as they can, are slow and inattentive. On a weekend night, Daisy's is staffed by no fewer than 4 bouncers, 2 bartenders, and 4 waitresses, none of which care enough to restock the bathroom’s toilet paper supply. Daisy's is cash only, and won't let you have a tab, very frustrating. ...