Boston Restaurant Talk reports that the owners of Our Fathers deli, which closed on North Harvard Street in Allston last year, plans to move into the space Tasty Burger is leaving on Boylston Street in the Fenway to move around the corner to Van Ness Street.
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The Daily Free Press reports that Monday afternoon, police were called to the third floor of the above-ground Warren Towers garage, 700 Commonwealth Ave., on a report of a hawk. Police eventually called in Boston Animal Control, which was unable to capture the raptor.
WBZ reports officials at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum shut the museum today, the 33rd anniversary of the infamous painting robbery after learning climate activists planned to use the occasion and the museum to promote their cause - and the fear something could happen to damage the remaining artwork.
Boston University sent e-mail to students today that starts with a limerick about "St. Patty's Day" (note to BU: Check with BC about how to spell that) before getting down to some nuts-and-bolts advice about how to survive Friday intact, including: "Avoid the dreaded BORG. They are dangerous (and sound disgusting, fwiw)." Read more.
A car went up in flames around 9:15 a.m. on Hemenway Street in the Fenway, as a UHub correspondent shows.
PT watched as somebody drove an old Honda Fit right down the inbound E Line tracks last night.
Eater Boston reports that the vegan Plantpub has closed in the Fenway.
An Allston man who says he was on one of the two Green Line trains that crashed outside BU's Agganis Arena on June 30, 2021 today sued the MBTA for the broken ribs, collapsed lung and other injuries he says he suffered. Read more.
The Daily Free Press reports a 33-year-old Cambridge man with no connections to Boston University jumped out of a 26th-floor window at a BU dorm on Harry Agganis Way Wednesday night.
That the Regal Cinemas have closed was not the biggest surprise - we knew it was going to happen - but the way it suddenly shut down this weekend was - some people had pre-bought tickets for the latest Ant-Man and the Wasp movie and everything. Also, you can tell the people who own Regal don't know Boston based on what they consider is in the vicinity of the Fenway.
A trio of developers say they will soon submit plans to replace a Wentworth Institute of Technology sports field at 500 Huntington Ave. with two buildings aimed at "innovative" life-sciences R&D. Read more.
Man who once took hostages at a Hillary Clinton campaign office foiled in bid to make China pay him $100 million for allegedly spreading Covid-19
A federal judge in Boston today dismissed a frequently imprisoned man's $100-million lawsuit against the People's Republic of China for the way he says it used commercial airliners to send Covid-19 around the world. Read more.
Boston Police they're looking for a guy they say beat another man up, sending the victim to the hospital with serious injuries around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, in the area of Game On at Brookline Avenue and Lansdowne Street. Read more.
Former Army sharpshooter's murder conviction upheld for shooting a man in the head after an argument outside a Fenway bar over whether the Yankees suck
The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld a man's first-degree murder conviction that stemmed from some banter-turned-fight over another man's Yankee's cap at closing time outside An Tua Nua on Beacon Street in 2004, so he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Read more.
Matt Frank was taking in the European wing at the Museum of Fine Arts today when water began pouring out of the ceiling and even trash barrels coordinated with the floor tiles were not enough, so the museum has closed off the area.
The Boston Sun reports on the musical at Boston University’s Wheelock Family Theatre.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters and Transit and Boston police officers worked to free a woman who somehow wound up trapped under a trolley at BU Central around 11:40 p.m. on Friday. NBC Boston reports the woman suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive; adds officials did not say how she got under the trolley but that it does not appear to be due to an fault by either a T worker or the trolley.
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