A mother wood duck and her ducklings glided across the northern end of Jamaica Pond this afternoon.
Ethiopian Cafe, 377 Centre St. in Hyde Square, is seeking a license that would let diners bring in their own wine and beer. Read more.
Jamaica Plain News talks to a guy who was walking his dog when they encountered the beast. No harm came to anyone; and yes, there are pics (well, a pic) so it did happen.
Workers are busy this week assembling a series of large metal pipes into the frame of a canopy for long suffering riders of the Washington Street and Centre Street buses that use the upper busway at Forest Hills. The old canopy was taken down years ago as part of the reconfiguration of the busway to make way for the new Arborway/Washington Street layout. Read more.
Butch reports it took him 45 minutes to go the roughly two miles from Jamaicaway to Forest Hills this afternoon.
Boston and Transit Police are investigating how a man wound up stabbed and on an inbound Orange Line train that pulled into Back Bay around 10 p.m.
The man was stabbed at 10 Atherton St. in Egleston Square, then walked to Jackson Square - where he got on the T.
Late yesterday afternoon, this hawk sat in a tree on the Jamaica Pond shore along Parkman Drive. Oh, look, it has some dinner. After about 30 seconds of me taking its photo, it had enough and flew off, with dinner, right in front of a runner on the path.
You might think that having an enormous metal and glass structure over your head would be enough to protect you from torrential downpours, but obviously not, as BNF shows us at the lower busway at Forest Hills. But don't bother upper-busway riders with any complaints - most of them have nothing at all to stand under.
The Vita is a new 82-unit luxury condo building going in on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain that, based on its Web site, is aimed at the sort of hard-charging set who might feel a tad awkward at the Drinking Fountain across the street, except the Drinking Fountain closed last summer, so it's cool. Read more.
Paint the World took in Lilac Sunday at the Arnold Arboretum today.
Roving UHub photographer Elisha Meyer found herself stopped on Allandale Street on the Jamaica Plain/West Roxbury line around 4:15 p.m. today - by a monster turtle, at least until police showed up to help him across the street:
He got a BPD escort and everything. I guess it gives new meaning to the term "rubbernecking."
Roving UHub photographer Kirsten Morgan enjoyed the foggy sunset at Jamaica Pond this evening.
This woman moved around the upper busway at Forest Hills this afternoon, proclaiming the end was no longer nigh, it was here. She spent some time on the sidewalk and some time in the busway itself, proclaiming a warning or promise to people who mostly tuned her out. At one point, she stood at the edge of the 36/37 berth and continued to give witness even after both buses left and the berth was completely empty.
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