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Huntington Avenue

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."

By adamg - 9/20/22 - 10:15 am

Huntington Avenue between Brigham Circle and Gainsborough Street and Boylston Street in Copley Square will keep their dedicated bus lanes, city officials announced today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/22 - 2:00 pm
409 Huntington Ave. rendering

Rendering by Cube3.

A 5-story apartment building that dates to 1910 at 409 Huntington Ave. in the Fenway will get 14 new floors under plans submitted to the BPDA last week. Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/22 - 12:09 am

Boston Police report a man was shot several times at Huntington Avenue and Museum Road, shortly after 11 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 9:58 pm

A taqueria owner who has been trying to get later hours for his Boston restaurants finally won a battle today when the Boston Licensing Board agreed to extend the closing time of one of the outlets from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/8/22 - 2:54 pm
George Aboujaoude

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans to replace the former Storyville club in the Copley Square Hotel at Exeter Street and Huntington Avenue with a restaurant aimed at what its lawyer said was "an older, more sophisticated crowd" only out to "enjoy food," not bring the house down. Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/22 - 4:04 pm
Proposed Huntington Avenue apartment building

Rendering imagines the view as seen by a bird, or maybe a drone, hovering over Symphony Hall.

A developer that specializes in luxury subdivisions says it has secured a $226-million loan to build its first luxury apartment building in Boston - at 252-264 Huntington Ave., at Mass. Ave. Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/22 - 9:57 am

The owner of a chain of local taquerias is hoping the third time's a charm with an attempt to keep one of his Boston outlets open past 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/22 - 12:01 pm
Rendering of proposed 804-814 Huntington Ave.

Rendering with ghost family by Stantec.

A developer has proposed a two-building project at 804-812 Huntington Ave. that would feature life sciences along Huntington Avenue and 23 residential units in the rear on what now consists of a parking lot, a vacant lot and an unused building where the Red Cross once took blood donations. Read more.

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