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By adamg - 12/2/23 - 5:27 pm
Roy of Harry's

The Fort Pointer said farewell to Roy of Harry's Cheese and Cold Cuts, 98 Blackstone St. at Haymarket, who is retiring later this month after 40 years in business.

A true gem, widely beloved.

By adamg - 11/30/23 - 5:48 pm

Boston Police report an angry drug dealer with a machete in one hand and an axe in the other advanced on a group of teens on Temple Place as he challenged them to fight late Monday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 11/28/23 - 10:03 pm

WCVB reports a woman who was a part owner and the manager of the Sons of Boston bar on Union Street today pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact to the murder of Daniel Martinez of Chicago, allegedly at the hands of the bouncer she helped escape police. Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/23 - 12:28 pm
Three wanted for Boylston graffiti

Transit Police report they are looking for the three men they say smeared the PCC trolley stored at Boylston station with graffiti around midnight on Nov. 12.

If they look familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 - you can remain anonymous.

By adamg - 11/26/23 - 9:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say went on a spree of destruction in Chinatown and downtown Saturday into Sunday before retiring to the city shelter on Southampton Street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/23 - 2:33 pm
Sparks raining down at South Station

Sparks raining down at South Station.

Adriana Lacy was at South Station around 1 p.m. when a shower of sparks and flames burst downward at South Station: Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/23 - 11:52 am

Boston Police report arresting a woman they say punched and kicked a dog - and smashed it with a glass bottle - on Tremont Street Tuesday night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/23 - 10:10 am
The remains of the old Govermment Center Garage - basically just the ground level and a sign advertising 24/7 parking

Adam Castiglioni looked down Congress Street yesterday at what's left of a demolition project that has taken seemingly forever (because it has taken forever), forced the shutdown of the Haymarket T stop on countless weekends and left one worker dead.
Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/23 - 1:59 pm
Graffiti covered trolley at Boylston station

A roving UHub photographer reports somebody got past the fences at Boylston and tagged up the PCC trolley sitting there - just like somebody did back in 2014.

By adamg - 11/21/23 - 11:37 am
Christmas tree from Nova Scotia in Boston

Adam Castiglioni captured this year's Nova Scotia Christmas tree arriving in Boston this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/23 - 9:14 am

The MBTA announced this morning it's eliminated nine speed restrictions between JFK/UMass and Downtown Crossing that had limited trains to as slow as 10 m.p.h. at some points, after replacing 2,000 feet of rail and 115 ties in overnight and weekend repair work. Read more.

By adamg - 11/20/23 - 3:26 pm
Desk, suitcase on the Green Line

Theodore Hook couldn't help but notice this traveling desk on the E Line inbound from North Station today.

By adamg - 11/20/23 - 1:00 pm

No, not City Hall or the Government Services building a few blocks away. The Boston Landmarks Commission is considering granting landmark status to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Building, 133 Federal St. downtown. Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/23 - 9:06 pm
Sunset over the Fens

Ryan took some awesome photos of this evening's sunset in the Fens.

Mango Matt, meanwhile, got a great shot of the sun going down over the Back Bay, the Common and downtown: Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/23 - 9:33 am

The MBTA reports Blue Line bollixing due to a train that sighed and died at Aquarium.

Today's headline courtesy of Rob A.

By adamg - 11/7/23 - 11:45 am
Webcam on Little Brewster Island with a view towards downtown Boston

Boston ahoy! See it larger.

The Coast Guard reports that Boston Light is now equipped with four Webcams, letting people see the view from the entrance to Boston Harbor. Read more.

By adamg - 11/6/23 - 2:35 pm

A Weymouth woman was ordered held without bail at her arraignment today on second-degree murder charges for the fatal stabbing of Jazreanna Sheppard outside the Park Street T stop July 20, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/23 - 5:33 pm
What looks like a parking ticket is really a 'positive affirmation'

One of three photos posted with the complaint via Boston Reddit.

A perplexed citizen filed a 311 complaint today about the fake BTD parking ticket he or she got on Bromfield Street downtown today: Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/23 - 10:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester woman for the stabbing murder of Jazreanna Sheppard of South Boston outside the Park Street T stop shortly after 11:30 p.m. on July 20. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/23 - 11:00 am

It sounds like a charming children's story, but this is the T we're talking about, so it's probably chewing through the wires that keep the Blue Line running or something: A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the trash panda at State Street: Read more.

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