The Foo Fighters are playing Fenway Park tonight and, short of a biblical flood, tomorrow. Jeff Maker has a good seat to watch the line outside the pop-up Foo Fighters store on Brookline Avenue (where the Tilted Kilt and Copperfield's used to be).
Police say a man who accidentally spilled beer on fellow concertgoers at the House of Blues on March 30 wound up getting in an argument that ended with him about to punch a woman, only to stop when she asked "You're going to hit a girl?" a BPD detective told the Boston Licensing Board this morning. Read more.
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!
A Suffolk County grand jury yesterday indicted a cop from a Philadelphia suburb and a pal on a charge of aggravated assault and battery for a January fight that sent a BC student to the hospital with injuries that required him to have his jaw wired shut for three weeks - and to have permanent metal plates installed in his jaw and cheek - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Cabot, Cabot and Forbes and CIM Group of Los Angeles yesterday filed plans with the BPDA to replace a taxi garage and a second building on Kilmarnock and Queensberry streets in the Fenway with two eight-story buildings housing 443 residential units. Read more.
Kevin Brennan posts video of a storrowing outbound at the Kenmore/Fenway exits this morning in which the driver hit the overpass, tipped his truck over and spilled crap all over.
To Boston area parents, early childhood educators, policy makers, or anyone interested in child development and education, Boston has been selected to host The Wonder of Learning 2018 — the exhibition, conference, and professional development series which highlights the best practices in early childhood education with a focus on The Reggio Emilia model. The exhibit located at the newly merged BU Wheelock College Of Education and Human Development is free and accessible to the public from June 21 to November 15 and there are also a variety of conferences and workshops during that time.
Joel Kinney spotted this sign outside a building at BU this morning.
WBZ reports their landlord is kicking them out after they withheld rent pending the outcome of a BPD investigation.
Ryan Murphy was up at 4:45 a.m. to take this photo from Kenmore Square.
WBZ reports two men stabbed at Lansdowne and Ipswich streets late Wednesday night made their way to a Mobil station on Memorial Drive in Cambridge, where police caught up with them and found them reluctant to discuss the incident.
The college announced the change today; says it's reorganizing around four new undergraduate colleges that will remain women only, along with its existing graduate programs that are already open to men.
The new colleges, which will include the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities are the result of a planning and "visioning" process that began in 2011.
A Cambridge company has filed plans to replace a small parking lot at 72 Burbank St. in the Fenway with a six-story building housing 36 "Compact Living residential rental units," none more than 673 square feet in size. Read more.
Related Beal yesterday filed its detailed plans to remake the Kenmore Square block topped by the Citgo Sign, featuring the replacement of six of the seven buildings and an extensive overhaul of the building that supports the sign. Read more.
A week after it got a three-day liquor suspension for letting young'uns buy beer, the Target at 1345 Boylston St. was back before the Boston Licensing Board, this time after BPD detectives found a security guard out of uniform and packing a very visible gun with an expired Boston firearms ID card - and without first notifying the city he would be on duty as required. Read more.
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