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By adamg - 8/20/19 - 8:57 pm
Roy Rogers stuff in Boston

Drew Starr reports finding a stack of food containers, a couple of biscuits and some sort of glop in a plastic container piled high at Massachusetts and Huntington avenues tonight. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 8:25 am
Remains of a Hemenway apartment building being torn down

Yesterday, Tony G. watched crews demolish what was left of 104 Hemenway St., the scene of a 7-alarm fire last fall.

And then he looked closer, and noticed it wasn't just beams and ceilings and walls coming down - it was what the people who had lived there had to leave behind, from an air conditioner still mounted in a window, to coffee makers, dishes and food cans in kitchens: Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/19 - 3:30 pm

Boston Police report a man who stopped to give some change to a man in a wheelchair at the City Convenience store, 702 Commonwealth Ave. early this morning got stabbed in the arm by another man. Read more.

By adamg - 7/11/19 - 9:33 am
Human flexposts along Fenway.

Human flexposts along the Fenway this morning. Photo by Cambridge Bicycle Safety.

Some 100 area bicyclists took up positions as flexposts on the Fenway this morning to call for more permanent plastic sticks to better protect people riding in the bike lanes along DCR roads - and to do something about the intersection where a bicyclist died after being hit by a cement truck at the intersection with Brookline Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 7/7/19 - 10:32 pm
Spent balloons near Fenway park

Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report seizing "67 canisters containing a substance believed to be Nitrous Oxide in the area surrounding Fenway Park" before the Phish concert there on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/19 - 6:45 pm
Storm over downtown Boston

Jonathan Berk enjoyed the drop in humidity that the storm brought to downtown Boston.

Up at Revere Beach, Marianna McCormick was among those forced to seek shelter from the storm: Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/19 - 10:24 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Lower Depths shuts down for good tonight.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:59 pm
Architect's rendering of 72 Burbank St.

No students, but plenty of birds.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a six-story apartment building at 72 Burbank St. in the Fenway, where units will be smaller than usually required by city zoning, where residents will get no parking spaces, but annual Bluebike memberships and where students will not be allowed to rent - with the building owner hiring an independent auditor to do annual "rent roll" checks to make sure they stay out. Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/19 - 9:01 am
Rabbit in the Kenmore Square Green Line station

A concerned citizen filed a 311 request shortly after 7 p.m. yesterday about this micro-Harvey down on the platform at Kenmore: Read more.

By adamg - 6/12/19 - 12:27 pm

The MFA reports its hired former state Attorney General Scott Harshbarger to review both what happened to seventh graders from the Davis Leadership Academy on May field trip and how it investigated and responded to the incident. Read more.

By adamg - 6/8/19 - 11:33 am

A Green Line car derailed around 11 a.m. NBC Boston reports 11 people were injured, including the driver.

Bryan Marden, who was on the car that derailed, and who took photos, reports: Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 9:54 am
Truck blocking major intersection of Huntington Ave. and Massachusetts Ave. with sign that tells people they can find out what punishment by transportation means

In Boston, "punishment by transportation" really means having a green light at the intersection of Huntington Avenue and Mass. Ave., only you can't go, because the driver of a truck whose side promises an answer to the question of what "punishment by transportation" means went into the intersection even though he couldn't get through it and then got stuck, blocking traffic, as Phil Winley shows us.

By adamg - 6/3/19 - 11:51 am

BU Today details some of the next steps in Related Beal's plans to remake the BU-owned block with the building that supports the Citgo Sign (don't worry, that stays).

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 11:44 am

WBUR talks to some of the seventh-grade students at Dorchester's Davis Leadership Academy a couple weeks after a field trip to the Museum Fine Arts turned into a lesson on racism.

Ed. note: Nah, no comments allowed here. I have better things to do then read and delete messages from racists, and other folks already expressed their thoughts on the earlier article.

By adamg - 5/30/19 - 11:12 am

Truck driver goes full steam ahead on Storrow Drive

Roving UHub reporter Katy B. watched the action this morning when a box-truck driver came face to face with a "CARS ONLY" sign on a ramp to Storrow Drive: He said screw this and hit the accelerator.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 10:06 am

A collection of complaints filed with 311 last night from Allston, Brighton, the Fenway and Brookline, including:

The noise and vibration is outrageous!!! 7pm or 8pm is fine. 10:15 and disturbing nearby neighborhoods. Find a new location!

By bpff - 5/24/19 - 5:00 pm

When:
Friday, Jun 07, 2019 7:30p -
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 5:00p Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 2:08 pm

Northeastern University reports its entire campus has been officially designated an arboretum by ArbNet, which, of course, has a formal accreditation program for arboreta, which is a word we'll have to get used to now that Boston has at least two of them. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 9:47 am

Candidates running for the District 8 (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill, Bay Village, Fenway) met for a forum on Tuesday. Watch the forum.

Participating candidates were Kenzie Bok, Montez Haywood, Landon Lemoine, Kristen Mobilia, Jennifer Nassour and Helene Vincent. Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/19 - 8:51 am

Boston Fire Department divers got a man in his 30s out of the Muddy River at Charlesgate this morning, but he was pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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