Fenway

By - 2/20/18 - 11:40 am

Two inebriates being escorted out of Machine, 1254 Boylston St., swiped $10 from the bar, tried to punch bar workers and managed to send a bouncer to the hospital for treatment of a human bite, police and bar workers said today. Read more.

By - 2/13/18 - 1:33 pm

Two Boston College students who decided to venture into the wilds of the Fenway got the Baseball Tavern on Boylston Street hauled before the Boston Licensing Board today after police detectives found them enjoying a couple of bottles of Bud Light on Dec. 31. Read more.

By - 2/11/18 - 10:55 pm

A man packing a set of brass knuckles slammed a worker's head into a counter at the CVS at 1249 Boylston St. this morning and threatened to kill her and another employee if they didn't point him to the store's supply of painkillers, police say. Read more.

By - 2/10/18 - 11:52 am

New England Folklore takes a look at the stories surrounding several gay or formerly gay bars in Boston, including the ones that used to be where the Baseball Tavern now is on Boylston Street - which is supposedly haunted by the ghost of the mobster who once owned the building.

By - 2/9/18 - 9:34 am

Investors are snapping up condos in the heart of Boston like nobody's business, and Mayor Walsh's proposed regulations wouldn't do enough to stop them from squeezing out people who actually want to live in the city, according to a study by a consortium of neighborhood groups. Read more.

By - 2/5/18 - 11:38 am
Sawhorses in the Fenway

An impatient citizen with an itchy trigger finger filed a complaint at 11:15 a.m. that there were still BPD sawhorses sitting on Boylston Street in the Fenway:

Boston police put out barriers in case the Patriots One news flash they didn't win!!! come & get them

By - 2/2/18 - 9:42 am

Related Beal says it won't move the oil-company ad turned beloved Boston beacon when it redoes the block of nine buildings in Kenmore Square that it's agreed to lease from Boston University. Read more.

By - 1/29/18 - 9:00 am
Storrowed truck on Storrow Drive

Good thing he wasn't hauling anything hazardous, eh? Photo by Tracy Walsh.

Sometime around 1:30 a.m., a semi driver thought it would be a good idea to get on Storrow Drive inbound. The train bridge near BU quickly informed him otherwise by turning his big rig into a much smaller rig.

Rick Macomber shows us the view from the other side of the bridge, which, of course, is famous for being the only place in America where you can smash a truck under a train that is passing under a car while a plane flies overhead: Read more.

By - 1/26/18 - 10:15 am

As has become usual in the City of Champions, Boston Police will once again set up cordons around the two sports-focused areas to prevent any massive knuckleheadedness, this time at the end of the third quarter of the Super Bowl. Read more.

By - 1/24/18 - 9:45 am

Eater Boston reports Tilted Kilt, a Brookline Avenue chain outlet featuring Hooters-like waitresses, only in kilts, has closed forever, after barely a year in business.

By - 1/23/18 - 11:47 am

A pair of 19-year-old Northeastern students nabbed buying two 30-packs of Natty Light and a bottle of vodka at the Boylston Street Target last month have spurred the chain to begin looking at updated scanner software for picking out fake IDs, a chain attorney and security manager told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By - 1/22/18 - 11:16 pm

WBZ reports the student was jumped by a bunch of men at the 1260 Boylston St. Domino's around 2 a.m. on Friday.

By - 1/22/18 - 3:34 pm
Chicken wings under the hood of a car

A disgusted Fenway citizen files a 311 complaint about what's under his or her car's hood these days:

I pay to park my car behind my apartment building in the alley. There have been rats in the alley. Recently they have been getting under the hood of my car and bringing garbage from the dumpster with them. This is a picture of chicken wings under the hood of my car.

By - 1/13/18 - 10:13 pm

Playing at the House of Blues tonight, Guster figured the audience would want to keep track of the Patriots score, so they had a guy in a Bruschi jersey come on stage to update the crowd, as roving UHub photographer and Guster and Pats fan Garrett Quinn reports. Read more.

By - 1/12/18 - 4:07 pm
Destroyed truck on Storrow Drive

Chris Ruker came across this ultimate example of Storrowing at the Fenway exit around 1:45 p.m. Note that the truck not only got storrowed, it flipped over and was completely destroyed.

By - 1/11/18 - 1:22 pm

A man who watched his son get sentenced yesterday to up to 18 years in prison for following a woman home from the Fenway Star Market and raping her now faces a criminal charge of his own after he allegedly began yelling at the victim in "a hostile verbal confrontation" in the courtroom, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 1/9/18 - 12:47 pm
Blocked Beacon Street bike lane

One of the new "protected" bike lanes on Beacon Street in Audubon Circle is currently protected from bicyclists, P. Cheung reports.

Sheri Ann Cheng, meanwhile, pleaded with the city to do better plowing on Hyde Park Avenue into and out of Forest Hills:

By - 1/9/18 - 12:21 pm

A guy who followed a man who'd dated his ex into the men's room at Eastern Standard, burst into the stall the man was in and beat him up has been banned from the 528 Commonwealth Ave. restaurant, a manager told the Boston Licensing Board this morning. Read more.

By - 1/6/18 - 5:13 pm
Sun sets over the Charles River

John Gage took a moment to watch the dying sun over the frozen Charles before getting up on his tauntaun for the ride home. Read more.

By - 12/28/17 - 12:59 pm
Architect's rendering of 1241 Boylston St.

Architect's rendering of new Fenway hotel

OTO Development of Spartanburg, SC, has filed plans with the BPDA for a 184-room, eight-story hotel on the site of what is now a Shell station at Boylston and Ipswich streets in the Fenway. Read more.