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By adamg - 7/5/23 - 1:55 pm
Crashed handicap-transport van on the side of the Riverway

State Police report a woman in a wheelchair died Monday afternoon after the driver of the van she was in veered off the Riverway and into a tree at the intersection with Longwood Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/22 - 9:24 pm

Longwood Avenue shut in front of Children's. Photo by Curtis.

Update: Lockdown ended, police perimeter removed, hospital and Longwood Avenue re-opened around 9:55 p.m.

NBC Boston reports the bomb squad responded to the hospital after the threat was called in. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/19 - 11:45 pm

State Police report that a car chase involving a suspected fentanyl dealer started on Rte. 9 in Brookline and ended in a garage at 375 Longwood Ave. near the Riverway around 7:30 p.m. after the suspect drove in, then tried to run away from both state troopers and BPD officers. Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/17 - 9:41 am
Happy bank robber in Boston

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports this happy man held up the Bank of America branch at 333 Longwood Ave. in the Longwood Medical Area, around 1:40 p.m. on July 31. Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/17 - 11:34 am

WHDH reports the school on Longwood Avenue was evacuated, including students performing dental surgery at the time. WBZ updates that the person may have been dead since yesterday, that there was no spill and that hazmat crews were called because the school's labs have various chemicals.

By adamg - 4/13/17 - 10:41 am

UPDATE: The coffee shop passed a re-inspection on Marc. 14 and was allowed to re-open.

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered Red Barn Coffee Roasters in the Longwood Galleria shut for a series of health violations, many focused on the lack of hand washing by workers. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/16 - 11:49 am
Longwood Avenue shut down

A normally bustling Longwood Avenue shut down, people ordered to other side. Photo by Matt Colvin.

UPDATE: Suspicious package found at Harvard Medical School building; partial evacuation called around 12:45 p.m.

Police emptied MCPHS University and MassArt buildings at Longwood Avenue near Huntington and put the nearby Boston Latin School in "safe mode" around 11:30 a.m. as the bomb squad investigated a suspicious package inside.

Shortly after 11:50 a.m., bomb technicians determined the package was not harmful. The university began letting students back in and Boston Latin came out of safe mode.

The scene on Palace Road (photo by Kyle): Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/16 - 10:43 am

Transit Police report arresting a Revere man they say was using one hand to watch a video on his phone and the other hand to do some self-lovin' " in close proximity" to a woman on a 65 bus rumbling down Brookline Avenue through the medical area. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/15 - 4:50 pm
Man with a cross on Longwood Avenue

Why, yes, that was a guy carrying a cross down Longwood Avenue today, as Brian shows us. And yes, he had a pad and the wheel at one end to help him:

I should have called him out "REAL JESUS DIDN'T HAVE PADS OR TRAINING WHEELS!"

By adamg - 7/14/10 - 11:22 am

AgrestiMBTA Transit Police report arresting a homeless man for exposing himself to an E trolley driver at Longwood last night after being asked to pay his fare.

By adamg - 1/7/10 - 5:46 pm

Tom Wheaton didn't expect a shvitz on Longwood Avenue today.

By Kaz - 9/4/08 - 12:34 am

I'm in a bit of a quandary. MGL 90-1b states in part that all moped drivers:

...shall be subject to the traffic laws and regulations of the commonwealth and the regulations contained in this section, except that: (1) the motorized bicycle operator may keep to the right when passing a motor vehicle which is moving in the travel lane of the way...

By adamg - 1/30/08 - 9:08 pm

Cabbie's first fare in new hybrid cab turns out to be bank robber who reeked of booze.

Sonia reports from the scene:

It looked like a shooting or something, and the street was impossible to drive down. ... The police looked happy & were joking with each other, which made it look not-so-serious ... but the number of police and all that CSI stuff made it look serious.

By adamg - 7/13/07 - 11:09 am
Geese Xing

Geese crossing Longwood Avenue at the Riverway this morning.

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