French Toast Alert Level: 2 Slices / Guarded. Explanation.
By - 11/13/18 - 10:53 am

The State House News Service summarizes a panel discussion with Rachael Rollins, newly elected Suffolk County DA and Liz Miranda and Nika Elugardo, both elected as state representatives.

Miranda said that as a candidate this year, she felt she was "fighting" against a party that she says should have been helping her.

By - 11/13/18 - 9:54 am

The Tufts Observer recounts the university's long history of taking opium-linked money, from donations from a member of the Cabot family to the building named after the couple who gave us OxyContin.

By - 11/12/18 - 10:24 pm
Boston from the air at night

Octr202 reports the ascent from Logan was a bit bumpy tonight, but the view made up for it.

By - 11/12/18 - 10:10 pm
Upscale yard sale

"First the condos and now the yard sales," Eileen Murphy sighs.

By - 11/12/18 - 12:01 pm
Chesapeake and Ohio passenger car at South Station

Adam Castiglioni took some photos of an old Chesapeake & Ohio passenger car that was parked at South Station today.

By - 11/12/18 - 10:49 am

The BU News Service profiles Cynthia Soo Hoo, the principal of the Josiah Quincy School, who grew up across the street from the school.

By - 11/12/18 - 9:19 am
Wrapped vehicle on Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton

A concerned citizen can't wait for Christmas to find out what's under the wrapping on Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton:

Is this legal? What is hiding underneath?

By - 11/12/18 - 9:13 am

When the temperature dips, Lisa Johnson's thoughts turn to clam chowder. And she's started the Chowdah Project to chronicle the New England specialty, from recipes to reviews of local chowder offerings.

By - 11/11/18 - 9:01 pm
Boston skyline and Tobin Bridge at night

Acraftymitch captured the Tobin and Zakim bridges and downtown Boston from Malone Park in Chelsea this evening.

Copyright Acraftymitch. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 11/11/18 - 4:26 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say backed into a cruiser, injuring the officer inside, and then drove right into an officer trying to get him to stop on Boston Street in Dorchester this morning. Read more.

By - 11/11/18 - 4:08 pm
Mooyah closed

Mooyah, next to the Jackson Square T stop, looks to be an Ex-yah now. Not only was it closed this afternoon, it's been stricken from the Mooyah Web site.

The outlet opened a little more than a year ago, several months after the second Grass Fed, in Forest Hills, closed. The original Grass Fed, on Centre Street, got a new owner, but has itself been closed for several months.

By - 11/11/18 - 9:26 am

Kenmore Square was shut this morning for something found at 656 Beacon St., but was reopened after police determined the contents were not dangeous, WBUR reports.

By - 11/11/18 - 12:03 am
Back Bay Armistice celebrations

One hundred years ago today, people all over the Boston area stopped what they were doing to celebrate the end of the War to End All Wars. Read more.

By - 11/10/18 - 8:25 pm

UPDATE, 11:40 p.m. There's a dead train at Braintree gumming up the works.

The MBTA reports delays of up to 20 minutes on the Red Line due to signal problems at JFK/UMass.

By - 11/10/18 - 2:15 pm

Now on offer on Craigslist: Piece of garbage HP color laser jet printer with off-brand ink cartridges. But the current owner repeats himself there.

Anyhoo, this is free to anyone who enjoys self-flagellation, being annoyed, someone into sadomasochism, my enemies, or someone who is handy and has the talent to fix things like this without too much effort.

By - 11/10/18 - 1:17 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday gave Nanning Wok, 465 West Broadway, a clean bill of health, which allows it to re-open.

The inspection found absolutely no health violations at the take-out place, just four days after it was shut for a series of violations, some of which had been noted on inspections going back several months.

By - 11/10/18 - 12:04 am
Victoria Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 18 Victoria St. at 3:42 p.m. on Friday for what turned into a two-alarm fire that did an estimated $500,000 in damage.

The cause of the fire, which displaced three people, is under investigation.

By - 11/9/18 - 11:02 pm

Don't worry: Matt captured this Medford action with his dashcam, not his phone.

By - 11/9/18 - 8:30 pm

Kevin Williams, held for more than a month for the murder of a Codman Square gas-station attendant, was released on personal recognizance today at the request of Suffolk County prosecutors, who say they have uncovered new evidence in the case, now before a grand jury. Read more.

By - 11/9/18 - 3:17 pm

The Registry of Motor Vehicles is warning of counterfeit Web sites that seek to slurp some money out of your bank account by pretending to offer the sort of services - for a fee - that only a legitimate state agency should offer motorists, for free. Read more.