Boston firefighters responded around 8:50 p.m. to 279 Centre St. for a fire in an apartment on the fourth floor of an eight-story Hailey Apartments building. The sprinklers turned on and firefighters were able to quickly knock down the fire.
Mooyah, next to the Jackson Square T stop, looks to be an Ex-yah now. Not only was it closed this afternoon, it's been stricken from the Mooyah Web site.
The outlet opened a little more than a year ago, several months after the second Grass Fed, in Forest Hills, closed. The original Grass Fed, on Centre Street, got a new owner, but has itself been closed for several months.
Jamaica Plain News reports the demise of Meatland in Jackson Square after 60 years. Hyde Square Main Street is looking for somebody who might want to reopen Meatland, which once inspired a font.
Jed Hresko captured this sign at Jackson Square this evening. Was it frustrated at all the attention area highway signs are getting, but just couldn't sum it all up in 40 characters?
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.
Looks like the T will have to put another zero up on those [X] Days Since Last Orange Line Fire in JP" signs again: There was a track fire between Jackson Square and Stony Brook - well less than 24 hours after the last track fire on that stretch of the Orange Line. The fire is out, the firefighters are gone and service has resumed, but with residual delays of 10 to 15 minutes the T advises.
The MBTA reports it's replacing Orange Line trains with buses between Ruggles and Forest Hills due to a problem with the tracks at Jackson Square.
"Minor" delays inbound, the MBTA says.
The Board of Appeal this week approved plans for a 112-unit apartment building at 250 Centre St., which will fill in yet another hole in the streetscape left over from the I-95 extension that never was. Read more.
The Board of Appeals today approved a 44-unit apartment building on Amory Street in Jackson Square that will have some units priced low enough for people making under $35,000 a year to afford. Read more.
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