By - 6/12/18 - 1:42 pm

Mass Live reports on Trillium Brewing Co.'s newest offering, which is called, no, not Keytar Beer, but Keytar Bear Double IPA. Part of the proceeds will go to the Bear, currently recovering from a motorcycle wipeout that left him with various injuries.

By - 6/12/18 - 11:38 am

The annual Taste of Somerville has been postponed from tomorrow to June 20 due to the possibility of showers.

By - 6/12/18 - 11:17 am

A front door that security officials at the South Boston convention center locked to better secure the facility during the Pax East show in April got the convention-center authority hauled before the Boston Licensing Board today because police said it would have impeded people getting out in an emergency. Read more.

By - 6/12/18 - 8:42 am
Waiting for a Green Line shuttle.

Shuttle? What shuttle? Timothy Dunn at Park Street.

No service at all between Government Center and Kenmore. Read more.

By - 6/11/18 - 11:29 pm

WBZ reports their landlord is kicking them out after they withheld rent pending the outcome of a BPD investigation.

By - 6/11/18 - 11:17 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m. John Duffill reports one worker was treated by EMTs. The B Line was briefly shut due to the explosion, which was heard across the river in Cambridgeport and as far away as Somerville.

By - 6/11/18 - 4:54 pm
Post Office Square protesters

Post Office Square shut by protesters. Photo by Danielle Fox.

What started as a protest in front of the State House for a living wage turned into a sit-in in Post Office Square than now has traffic throughout downtown jammed.

By - 6/11/18 - 1:54 pm
Sprague Street south of the Sprague Street bridge

Imagine this stretch as "a real street in the future."

A developer who set out to give a proposed Readville apartment complex an industrial look in homage to the neighborhood's industrial history and to set his apartments off from all the other apartment complexes approved in recent years is being told by city officials to ditch those plans. Read more.

By - 6/11/18 - 1:45 pm

Brian Dowling of the Herald has the details.

Joint statement filed Friday, released today.

By - 6/11/18 - 10:30 am

Federal authorities have arrested an Indiana man they say threatened to come to Boston for our post-Charlottesville rally by rightwingers and shoot the darker-skinned attendees as a false-flag operation to make leftwingers look bad when he actually wanted to harm the rightwingers. Read more.

By - 6/11/18 - 10:07 am
Pierce

Transit Police report arresting a Pembroke man for a four-on-one attack that sent a man to the hospital on May 28 - and that they're planning additional arrests.

Read more.

By - 6/11/18 - 9:28 am
Red Line mockup

Yes, such is our weariness with dying Red Line cars that even just a mockup of one of the new fleet of cars we'll supposedly be getting lifts our spirits, at least an eensy weensy little bit. MBTA GM Luis Ramirez posted a couple of photos this morning of workers at the CRRC plant in China packing up the mockup for shipment here so that we can ooh and ahh at its bright new paint scheme while wondering when the actual cars will get here. Read more.

By - 6/11/18 - 9:22 am

The Crimson reports Breaktime, exact Harvard Square-ish location still under wraps, will feature Union Square donuts and vocational and mentoring programs for workers.

By - 6/11/18 - 9:13 am

Any recommendations for a restaurant that makes a fancy Spanish coffee? The kind where the glass is heated from burning some liquor in the glass, then frosted with sugar and then with the beverage built up?

Or are there restaurants that make this kind of beverage whether Spanish or not?

By - 6/11/18 - 9:11 am
Cardboard boats

Greg Cook covered cardboard-canoe races in Medford yesterday.

By - 6/10/18 - 10:42 pm
Rollins, Carvalho, Henning, Champion, McAuliffe

Rollins, Carvalho, Henning, Champion, McAuliffe.

CommonWealth summarizes the ACLU-sponsored forum for the five Democratic candidates for DA at Hibernian Hall the other night. You basically have three candidates on the left (Rollins, Carvalho and McAuliffe), one who, if not a right winger, not exactly with any plans to become the next Larry Krasner (current assistant DA Henning) and one who shares some views with the first three and some with Henning.

By - 6/10/18 - 9:57 pm
Egret in Boston Harbor

Roving UHub photographer Noah Sachs was ambling along Long Wharf today when he spotted two unusual white items in the water: A great egret - and John Henry's $90-millon super-yacht, the Elysian: Read more.

By - 6/10/18 - 9:03 pm
Sunset from Dorchester Heights in South Boston

David Finnerty watched the sun go down from Dorchester Heights in South Boston this evening. Read more.