Downtown

By - 11/16/18 - 10:09 am
Pedestrians in the snow near North Station

Photographynatalia wandered around in the snow in the Haymarket/North Station area last night.

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

By - 11/15/18 - 12:56 pm

An investment in Polish margarine that went sour could cost a Boston venture capital firm and its principal owner more than $3 million in arbitration costs, if a federal judge here agrees to enforce an international tribunal's decision against them. Read more.

By - 11/14/18 - 9:00 am

With Redcoats firmly ensconced in Boston 250 years ago, they weren't going to tolerate major infractions among troops - such as desertion. J.L. Bell recounts the execution of Pvt. Richard Eames of the 14th Regiment on the Common for desertion.

By - 11/13/18 - 12:46 pm

The Langham Hotel announced today it will be shutting March 31 for a year:

We will undergo an extensive renovation to reposition the property as one of the top historic hotels in the country.

H/t Katie.

By - 11/13/18 - 12:04 pm

Boston Harbor Hotel managers said today they will no longer allow members of the public onto a dock on which it offers live musical performances after an August incident in which a couple fell off the dock into the briny shallow - ironically while dancing to the theme song from the movie "Footloose." Read more.

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 - 11/11/18 - 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 - 11/8/18 - 8:54 am

DD808 had plenty of time to snap the delay sign on I-93 southbound north of Boston this morning, thanks to a trucker who tried to sneak a too tall load into the O'Neill Tunnel, but failed: Read more.

By - 11/4/18 - 12:40 pm
Gilchrist's at the corner of Washington and Winter streets in downtown Boston

Marion Trikosko captured the scene at the intersection of Washington and Winter streets, looking towards Tremont Street in what we now call Downtown Crossing, one August day in 1964. Gilchrist's is now the Corner, Albert's is an AT&T store.

From the Library of Congress's collection of Boston photos and drawings.

By - 11/4/18 - 10:24 am
Helicopter above 1 Beacon St.

CarCarll captured the helicopter lowering a new HVAC unit onto 1 Beacon St. this morning, in an operation that went long enough to make people ask/kvetch why they couldn't do it on a weekday instead of Sunday morning.

A closer view: Read more.

By - 11/3/18 - 10:14 am

The Globe reports 14 members of the group IfNotNow were arrested for a sit-in at the Mass. Republican headquarters on Merrimac Street. Read more.

By - 10/31/18 - 8:25 pm

Boston Police report six arrests during the Red Sox rolling rally - including the guy charged with hitting Alex Cora with a can of beer. Read more.

By - 10/31/18 - 3:38 pm
Line to get into North Station

"So much for getting home early for Halloween," T.J. Winnick sighed upon seeing the line just to get into North Station, never mind to his train - a line that stretched down Causeway past the Tip O'Neill building.

About 15 minutes earlier, the line only reached back to almost Portland Street: Read more.

By - 10/30/18 - 11:23 am

Police say they are continuing to look for three men for a savage beating at Paddy O's, 33 Union St., in August, that left a doorman with possible permanent scars. Read more.

By - 10/29/18 - 9:06 pm

Boston Police report arresting four people for an incident at the Roche Bros., 8 Summer St., around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By - 10/29/18 - 11:22 am

Boston Police report arresting just one person early this morning for allegedly getting out of hand after the Sox won the series.

By - 10/28/18 - 3:02 pm
Tree of Life vigil on Boston Common

Carpundit was among the hundreds at the Parkman Bandstand to honor the memory of the Pittsburgh synagogue victims and to stand in solidarity with the survivors.

By - 10/28/18 - 2:42 pm

Boston Police are taking no chances with the outcome of tonight's World Series game: Traffic barriers go up at 10 p.m. from the BU Bridge to Mass. Ave. and along Boylston, Ipswich, Lansdowne, Van Ness and Jersey streets. Read more.