Fenway

By - 6/20/18 - 6:34 pm

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.

By - 6/15/18 - 11:28 am
Falling ice sign

Joel Kinney spotted this sign outside a building at BU this morning.

By - 6/11/18 - 11:29 pm

WBZ reports their landlord is kicking them out after they withheld rent pending the outcome of a BPD investigation.

By - 6/11/18 - 11:17 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m. John Duffill reports one worker was treated by EMTs. The B Line was briefly shut due to the explosion, which was heard across the river in Cambridgeport and as far away as Somerville.

By - 6/10/18 - 12:33 pm
Sunrise over the Charles River

Ryan Murphy was up at 4:45 a.m. to take this photo from Kenmore Square.

By - 6/7/18 - 8:24 am

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.

By - 5/25/18 - 8:54 am

The Boston Sun reports the USPS is looking for space to replace the current post office, due to be replaced by a new office building; an official acknowledges it's rough going due to the difficulties of finding a large space in a tight real-estate market.

By - 5/24/18 - 1:47 pm

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.

By - 5/18/18 - 12:31 pm
Architect's rendering for 72 Burbank St. in the Fenway

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.

By - 5/10/18 - 9:26 am
New look for Kenmore Square block

Gyro Gearloose inspects new buildings in this architect's rendering.

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.

By - 5/8/18 - 11:53 am

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.

By - 5/2/18 - 6:20 pm

Joseph Matz, 48, formerly of Arlington, pleaded guilty today to escaping from a Huntington Avenue halfway house while nearing the end of a bank-robbery sentence and was sentenced to 27 months in a federal prison. Read more.

By - 4/30/18 - 1:42 pm

It's been several hours of helicopter above lower Hyde Park/Fairmount Hill area. Anyone with a scanner know what's up? It started maybe 11 AM.

Neighbors are carping and checking with each other and we're just ignorant.

By - 4/26/18 - 3:50 pm

WCVB reports that city board has finally up and approved changing the name of Yawkey Way to Jersey Street, WCVB reports. Now the MBTA has to figure out how to change the name of its nearby commuter-rail station.

By - 4/24/18 - 2:48 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the venerable Our House East on Gainsborough Street in the Fenway has new owners, who plan to replace it with two restaurants, one a "chic, bordello-evoking taco bar."

By - 4/23/18 - 11:48 am

MassDOT today released the schedule for summer driving hell on the Comm. Ave. bridge: The outbound lanes will be shut between July 26 and Aug. 11 as part of "accelerated" replacement work scheduled for completion next year. Read more.

By - 4/9/18 - 8:43 am

They're red in all directions, Margo Romanowski reports.

By - 4/4/18 - 2:17 pm
Sign warning BU students about not getting killed crossing Commonwealth Avenue

Ilana Brownstein spotted this flier today outside Boston University's College of Fine Arts, 855 Comm. Ave., just past the BU Bridge.