Back Bay

By - 8/17/18 - 3:32 pm
Alleged Esplanade groper

State Police report they are looking for a man who slowed down on his bike on the Esplanade long enough to grab two women on the buttocks around 1:45 p.m. on Aug. 9.

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By - 8/15/18 - 2:06 pm

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans by Dillon's, 955 Boylston St., to host acoustic performers both inside and on a patio outside and to give the maitre d' the ability to spin records when nobody's doing live singing. Read more.

By - 8/9/18 - 2:18 pm
Alan Lewis

Boston Police report they are looking for Alan Lewis, 32, of Brockton, in connection with a car chase and shooting that killed Brent Stevenson on Massachusetts Avenue last Nov. 6.

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By - 8/8/18 - 6:29 pm
Keytar Bear at Back Bay station

After recuperating from a May motorcycle wipeout, Keytar Bear is back. L Conley spotted him at Back Bay on the Orange Line.

Loren McLean reports it was awesome to see him back: Read more.

By - 8/3/18 - 3:04 pm

Transit Police report arresting Jeremy Pincus, 53, of Westwood, on charges he ground himself against the buttocks of two women, one on the Franklin Line on April 25 and one on the Green Line at Copley on May 2.

Pincus was charged with indecent assault and battery and lewd and lascivious conduct for the two incidents, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By - 8/3/18 - 2:12 pm

The Board of Appeals this week approved developer Sandy Edgerley's plans to turn the old Algonquin Club at 217 Commonwealth Ave. into a state-of-the-art social club aimed at the sort of well off Millennials who have been finding other ways to occupy their non-work time. Read more.

By - 7/28/18 - 12:37 am
Jeep on fire in the Back Bay

Matthew Ireland watched Boston firefighters put out a flaming Jeep around 10:30 p.m. on Friday on Huntington Avenue at West Newton Street. He reports the crowd cheered when the flames were doused. Read more.

By - 7/26/18 - 9:33 pm

Near the fountains on Boylston Street around 7:25 p.m., NBC Boston reports. The homicide unit was called in because of the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 7/25/18 - 10:27 pm

The state Attorney General's office today sued the owner of the Tannery, Hicham Ali "Sam" Hassan, for allegedly refusing to serve a black man and a woman of Middle Eastern origin - and says those instances are "a larger pattern of Hassan’s discriminatory treatment of certain customers." Read more.

By - 7/21/18 - 10:13 am

NBC Boston brings us up to date on that horrible building where the Tannery used to be (you know the one): After it dropped some mortar on Boylston Street in Feburary, the entire rear of the building just collapsed last month.

By - 7/18/18 - 4:19 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court judge today sentenced Alejandro Done, 49, of the South End, to 18 to 22 years in prison - but with much of that to run concurrently with, rather than after, a Middlesex County rape sentence he is already serving, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/16/18 - 8:45 am

WBUR reports on a BPD crackdown on skateboarders on Dartmouth Street outside the BPL in Copley Square last Wednesday.

By - 7/15/18 - 12:23 pm

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about trash piling up amid the plantings at the playground at Peterborough and Kilmarnock streets - again - and demands:

Please do more than empty barrel- or force McKinley school to maintain. This would NEVER be allowed to continue if this was in the Back Bay!

By - 7/13/18 - 4:42 pm
Alleged Orange Line masturbator

Transit Police have released photos of a man they say masturbated in full view of children and other Orange Line riders all the way from Downtown Crossing to Forest Hills last Friday, shortly before noon.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text top to 873873.

By - 7/5/18 - 8:36 pm
Smoking manhole in Back Bay

Harry Grillo reports Boston firefighters are outside the BPL's Boylston Street entrance, where a manhole began getting all nasty around 8:30 p.m.

Alexandra Zafris reports: Read more.

By - 7/5/18 - 9:03 am
Fireworks on July Fourth in Boston

David Parsons watched the July Fourth fireworks shot off from the Mass. Ave. Bridge. Read more.

By - 6/25/18 - 8:45 pm
Sunset from the BU Bridge

Petra A. took in the sunset from the BU Bridge this evening.

By - 6/22/18 - 9:05 pm
Fiery sunset over the Charles River

Aeron Hodges watched the sun go down this evening. Read more.