WECB reports on the theater built under the M. Steinert & Sons piano store on Boylston Street in 1896 - and still in existence, although:
The curious hall now serves as a mausoleum for dusty, crippled and out-of-use pianos.
They're hoping people who know these guys will call up Trooper Brian Simpkins of the Boston Barracks at 617-727-6780.
Meanwhile, Bobby O'Neill, who set up an online fundraiser to help the... Read more
What a great day for a parade.
From Fenway Park to the banks of the Charles, Bostonians lined up early for a chance to see the 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox - and doesn't that sound good to hear?
When the procession of Duck Boats got to the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, it stopped. Jonny Gomes put the World Series trophy... Read more
Boston's better than that. Especially after this year, no one who truly loves the city of Boston should ever engage in willful wanton destruction. Let's band together and help Chad pay for what... Read more
NESN reports the victory boats will head down Boylston before splashing into the Charles.
BONUS: The MBTA reports that because of the parade, the Red Line will operate normally, with trains and everything, this weekend. The T had originally planned to bus riders over the Longfellow for track work.
The specific route.
Start on Boylston Street at Ipswich Street;
Left on Tremont;
... Read more
The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund wants the two remaining candidates to pull a Walczak and do something to protect the city from rising seas.
Connolly yesterday called for a law-enforcement track at Madison Park High School that would include law-enforcement related classes and BPD internships - and the return of a post-high-school cadet program that was eliminated in 2010:
The law enforcement... Read more
Around 10:30 p.m., where Boylston Street and the Fenway meet. Police are looking for three Hispanic males, one in a blue hoodie with white stripes.
The bomb squad was called in this morning to deal with a suspicious suitcase found under a mailbox on Boylston between Arlington and Berkeley.
This is a hollow sidewalk supported at points by wooden floor joists. A small hole in the sidewalk received a cigarette butt.
The joists caught fire. Firefighters used their sledge hammer to... Read more
A particularly grumpy citizen complains about the people waiting outside the Apple Store this morning to buy the newest iPhone:
There is an encampment of over-privileged, unwashed, hipster morons sleeping outside 815 Boylston Street. Don't these people need a permit or something? Please evacuate these turds from our streets. Their pretentiousness is wafting all through the neighborhood.
Suspicious package is between Fairfield and Exeter, reported around 1:45 p.m.
UPDATE: Street re-opened around 2:10 p.m.... Read more
WBUR interviews Mery Daniel, who lost her left leg on April 15, on her release from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. She talks of the changes she'll have to make in her life, but adds:
I love Boylston and Newbury street. I don't want to be afraid of that street. I want to go back to enjoy walking that street and go shopping.... Read more
The owners of the Darth Vader building at Boylston and Exeter were negotiating with two serious bidders to take over the long shuttered Morton's space when one of the parties, who owns "a nearby existing restaurant," was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings, building attorney Dennis Quilty told the Boston Licensing Board this morning.
Because of that, Quilty said, he was seeking another 60-day extension... Read more