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By adamg - 11/13/23 - 9:38 pm

The Hamilton Co., which owns the office building at 392-398 Chestnut Hill Ave. in Cleveland Circle, today sued to try to block plans by an Ipswich concern to turn the former Dunkin' Donuts on Beacon Street into a marijuana dispensary. Read more.

By adamg - 11/6/23 - 8:57 am

Right out of the gate, at like 5:15 a.m., the T was announcing delays on the Red Line because of problems completing overnight repair work.

At 6:56 a.m., the T reported delays on the Orange Line after one of its new Orange Line trains developed a case of the Mondays at North Station. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/23 - 3:19 pm

But don't worry, they know how to put the stopper back in. The authority plans to lower the water in the reservoir, starting today, by about ten feet in an attempt to control the dread Eurasian watermilfoil, an invasive weed that, if left unchecked, can choke the reservoir. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/23 - 9:17 pm
Turtles on a rock in the sun at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Sundaram snapped some turtles soaking in the sun at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir in Brighton today.

By adamg - 8/5/23 - 9:20 am
Proposed new apartment building on Chestnut Hill Avenue

Rendering by Embarc.

City Realty has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a three-story "underutilized" office building at 358 Chestnut Hill Ave., next to the Circle pizza place, in Brighton, with a six-story, 30-unit apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/23 - 3:03 pm
Security door at old Dunkin' Donuts

Company cited this existing secured door, said it would remain for pot deliveries, cash pickups.

The Boston Cannabis Commission will decide whether to let a marijuana chain move its proposed dispensary from the former Mary Ann's on Beacon Street in Cleveland Circle to the former Dunkin' Donuts about 100 feet down the street. Read more.

By Oliver Blake - 4/28/23 - 5:11 pm

The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is looking at adding new dedicated bike lanes and crosswalks and traffic-slowing measures to the maelstrom at Cleveland Circle, where pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and trolleys all share an increasingly congested and complex intersection. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/22 - 10:57 pm

The MBTA reports it's breaking out some buses to try to ferry C Line riders who are stuck between Cleveland Circle and Coolidge Corner because a driver somehow got his or her car stuck on the tracks near Cleveland Circle.

By adamg - 9/29/22 - 12:29 pm

Three men face federal charges for robbing workers at massage spas in Brookline and Stoneham one night in June - one while wearing a court-ordered monitoring device, another while wearing Adidas Yeezy sneakers - according to filings in US District Court in Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/22 - 3:09 pm

A man who bought a pizza place called Big Daddy's on Western Avenue in Brighton in June is suing the brother of the man he bought it from for setting up a place called Big Daddy's Famous Pizza just 2 1/2 miles away on Chestnut Hill Avenue, saying the saucy move is costing him dough by confusing even some of his more loyal customers. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/22 - 9:46 pm

The owner of the Dunkin' Donuts franchise in Cleveland Circle hopes to move the outlet to space on the other side of Beacon Street, where it would share space with a convenience store. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 6:54 pm
Sign board reading: Utility work ahead how bout dat

B.S. Eliot spotted this sign in Cleveland Circle.

By adamg - 5/31/22 - 9:15 am

Workers at the Starbucks at 1948 Beacon St. in Brighton struck this morning after they say the shop's owners refused repeated requests to fix problems that finally cascaded into water coming out of ceiling lighting fixtures, streaming down "onto the floors, espresso machines, counter spaces and the partners themselves" for several hours yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/22 - 10:28 pm
Crash in the midle of Cleveland Circle

Danielle Johns captured the scene in Cleveland Circle around 10 p.m., not long after the drivers of a pickup and an SUV crashed, reports:

I’d avoid Cleveland Circle for awhile if driving. Bad accident where it’s probably going to take some time to clear. Everyone seems okay at least.

By adamg - 8/30/21 - 8:15 pm
Sunset over Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Pat Tomaino watched the sunset over Chestnut Hill Reservoir this evening.

Leah Klein watched the sunset over Chelsea Creek and the Tobin Bridge: Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/21 - 1:47 pm
Motorcyclists in Cleveland Circle

Danielle Johns was in Cleveland Circle around noon when hundreds of motorcyclists roared down Chestnut Hill Avenue and onto Beacon Street for the ninth annual Boston Motorcycle Marathon Ride, which benefits the Jimmy Fund.

By adamg - 12/16/20 - 11:26 am

Boston Restaurant Talk updates the list, starting with Cityside in Cleveland Circle.

By adamg - 11/20/20 - 2:43 pm

The Boston Cannabis Board this week approved the transformation of Mary Ann's, once Cleveland Circle's premier sticky-floor bar, into a recreational marijuana shop. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/20 - 11:38 am

Osmani makes his case.

The owner of Eagle's Deli, 1918 Beacon St. in Cleveland Circle, could find out tomorrow if the Boston Licensing Board has any beer-and-wine licenses left to dole out and, if so, whether he can get one. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/20 - 9:15 am
Hooded warbler at Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Mary Ellen the roving UHub photographer captured this hooded warbler at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir yesterday.

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