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By adamg - 6/5/23 - 11:54 am
Dinosaur at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Try to guess how many school kids this dinosaur could eat.

By adamg - 6/5/23 - 11:01 am

Live Boston reports an SUV flipped over on its side at Columbia Road and Seaver Street about 12:30 a.m.

By adamg - 6/4/23 - 10:27 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested a Mattapan man on gun charges after initially pulling him over for running a red light at Cummins Highway and Harvard Street in Mattapan shortly before 5:30 p.m. today. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/23 - 12:31 pm
Remains of a car smashed into the wall outside Angell Animal Medical Center

Shamus Moynihan reports heading over to Angell Animal Medical Center on South Huntington Avenue at Castleton Street from his nearby home after hearing "a long tire screech" and then the sound of a car crashing into the brick wall the MSPCA apparently had the forethought to put up along its property.

By adamg - 6/4/23 - 12:13 pm

Surveillance photo of Mubarak with arrow pointing to his distinctive gold-framed glasses.

A federal judge last week sentenced Mujab "Big Homie" Mubarak to ten years in federal prison after he admitted he ran a fentanyl and heroin ring in the Boston area. Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/23 - 11:12 pm

The MBTA reports trains are running again on the Red Line between Harvard and Alewife, OK, with 20 minute delays, after crews managed to wrestle a dead train at Davis out of the way.

By adamg - 6/3/23 - 10:10 pm
Great Blue Heron with just one wing extended

This great blue heron in Jamaica Pond was just hanging out, looking for fish to spear, when it suddenly unfurled one of its wings (and then promptly furled it again).

By adamg - 6/3/23 - 4:22 pm
Diver going into Boston Harbor

Brooks Payne took in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in the Seaport today. He adds that when he got there, the winds were gusting to 28 m.p.h. Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/23 - 4:20 pm

Around 3 a.m. on I-93 northbound, Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 6/3/23 - 12:45 pm
By 2070, waves would be lapping at the Custom House, report says

Glub: A man who never moved from the Custom House would need air tanks in a storm by 2070, report says.

A report released by the Wharf District Council, which covers the downtown waterfront between the North End and Fort Point Channel, says the area is going to need extensive work to keep it from turning into an extension of Boston Harbor as sea levels continue to rise. Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/23 - 11:03 am
Surveillance photos of suspect via BPD

Surveillance photos of suspect via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a limping guy they say robbed a woman about to enter the Zion Apostolic Church, 241 Blue Hill Ave. in Roxbury, last Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 9:41 pm

WBUR is announcing what it calls "a fresh weekend programming lineup" that includes ditching a local religious service that its broadcast live for seven decades for some talkish non-religious thing out of New York City. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 4:48 pm

Erica Fletcher reports Boston police and firefighters had their work cut out for them this afternoon trying to untangle two cars that careened together at the oddball intersection of Washington Street with itself and South Street at the tip of Adams Park - and dealing with the resulting traffic nightmare at the start of the afternoon rush. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 4:23 pm

The owners of five North End restaurants who claimed a fee only North End restaurants had to pay to serve diners on public property was proof Mayor Wu hates White Italian men, even though two of them are women and another of Hispanic origin, this week asked a federal judge to let them drop their lawsuit over the fee. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 3:18 pm
Deer along the Charles River

Mary Ellen crossed the Charles and spotted this deer in Cutler Park on the Needham/Dedham line, across from Millennium Park.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 10:44 am
Photos of men wanted for machete attack in downtown Boston

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for two men they say used a machete to attack a third man at Tremont Street and Temple Place downtown shortly before 9 a.m. on May 23. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 9:42 am

The owner of a South End condo and roof patio yesterday sued the Zoning Board of Appeal to block construction of a pair of decks - one with a grill and fire pit - atop the building next door. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 8:56 am

Associated Press reports that Kimberly West, a partner in the Boston office of the Ashcroft law firm, has been named chief prosecutor of a European Union court in the Hague that is investigating and trying people for crimes against humanity in the former Serbian province. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 8:42 am

Boston Real Estate Times reports Hines has broken ground on a new warehouse and distribution building in Chelsea, its first industrial project in the Boston area.

By adamg - 6/1/23 - 5:04 pm

The state Attorney General's office says the owner and manager of a complex on Lucy Street in Dorchester will no longer make tenants with Section 8 and state rental vouchers pay a $500 upfront fee out of their own pocket just to get an apartment there. Read more.