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By adamg - 3/28/24 - 9:25 pm

The daughter of man dragged and then crushed by a dump truck at Massachusetts and Huntington avenues in 2022 today filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against both the driver and the New Hampshire company that owned the truck. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/24 - 12:36 pm
Car on the E Line tracks at Brigham Circle

RadRebe captured the scene near Brigham Circle shortly before 6:30 a.m., when a driver in a car with Connecticut plates had somehow gotten onto the Green Line tracks. Read more.

By adamg - 1/18/24 - 2:16 pm
Steam rising from manhole

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the copious amounts of steam now rising from a Vicinity (formerly Veolia) manhole at Huntington Avenue and West Newton Street in the Back Bay: Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/23 - 10:58 am

The Boston Licensing Board today ordered a one-day license suspension for Walsh Wine & Spirits, 388 Washington St. in Brighton Center, which police detectives cited on July 19 for selling tequila, rum and other drinks to two guys who were under 21, in the latest such incident at a place that had become popular among Boston College and Boston University students. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/23 - 2:38 pm

Update: Board rules restaurant not at fault.

A dispute over a shove inside El Jefe's Taqueria, 269 Huntington Ave. in the Fenway, early one May morning ended with a woman beaten to the ground and a man whipping out a gun and shooting up a car that had nothing to do with either the victim or any of her attackers, police and the restaurant's owner told the Boston Licensing Board this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/23 - 3:11 pm

Bus/bike lanes on Huntington Avenue between Brigham Circle and Gainborough Street will be made permanent by the end of the year with the addition of red paint, after the MBTA and BTD said today that 39 and CT-2 riders are saving up to two minutes per trip during the morning and evening commutes when compared to the same period in 2019. Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/23 - 9:21 am

NUTV Cribs: White Hall | Northeastern University Dorm

The Huntington News reports Northeastern had to scramble to find new rooms for incoming freshmen after finding "significant internal and external damage" in the 1909 White Hall, at Huntington Avenue and Forsyth Street in the Fenway.

By adamg - 7/11/23 - 9:09 am

The Boston Transportation Department has decided this is the year of the 39 and 57 buses - and has launched studies to see how to improve their routes to get people to and fro faster - and let them "wait comfortably at their bus stops and board the bus safely." Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/23 - 12:22 pm

Boston Police report arresting a woman they say entered a work locker room in Copley Place on Huntington Avenue in the Back Bay, broke into a man's locker and stole his licensed, loaded gun around 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/23 - 4:22 pm
Car stuck on tracks along Huntington Avenue

Photo via TPD.

Transit Police report the driver of this car proved unable to handle the intersection of Huntington and Longwood avenues shortly before 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/16/23 - 5:22 pm
Car in crash stops the E Line

RadRebe shows us the scene on Huntington Avenue around 4 p.m. when a crash left one car dead on the E Line tracks, blocking the trolleys. The T advised riders to take the 39 instead.

By adamg - 4/29/23 - 2:25 pm

The khaki bois of Patriot Front parked in Brookline Hills and took the D Line into Copley Square to pretend they really care about the Satanic Temple, holding its annual convention at the Marriott. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/23 - 2:05 pm
People outside the Marriott

On one side of the Marriott in Copley Square this afternoon, a street preacher is offering free "holy water" - Poland Spring in plastic bottles, as he promises eternal life and mentions Jesus every 10 seconds or so. Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/23 - 12:45 pm

PT watched as somebody drove an old Honda Fit right down the inbound E Line tracks last night.

By adamg - 2/11/23 - 11:43 am

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.

By adamg - 2/6/23 - 12:12 pm
Smashed SUV on Green Line tracks

Sign says "Here All Belong" - except SUV drivers on the tracks. Photo by TPD.

Transit Police report that around midnight, a 22-year-old driver from the Framingham suburb of Ashland was speeding down Huntington Avenue when he blasted through a red light and then "crashed into a traffic pole and somehow landed on MBTA GL M.F.A. stop." Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/23 - 3:12 pm

Laughing Monk Cafe, 737 Huntington Ave., hopes to more than double in size by taking over vacant space next door, which will let it expand into banh mi and breakfast, its attorney told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By adamg - 12/21/22 - 11:43 am

The MBTA reports the Federal Transit Administration will pay $66 million towards bringing Symphony on the Green Line into the 21st century. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/22 - 9:01 am
Hawk atop the statue in front of the Museum of Fine Arts

Max spotted a hawk performing a balancing act on Dallin's Appeal to the Great Spirit in front of the MFA this morning.

There's a statue downtown that can commiserate.

By adamg - 10/7/22 - 11:25 am

Update: The Case was scheduled for trial last week but was dismissed after the Suffolk County District Attorney's office declined to prosecute.

Boston Police report arresting Dayne Taylor of Mattapan, whom they say pointed a gun at a clerk at Symphony Market, 291 Huntington Ave., yesterday afternoon after he "became agitated that the smoke shop portion of the store was currently closed."

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