Beacon Street

By - 1/3/19 - 7:30 pm
SUV on Green Line tracks at Englewood

Henry Wong shows us the SUV whose driver somehow managed to get the vehicle's wheels ensnared on the inbound tracks of the C Line near Englewood Avenue sometime after 6:30 p.m. The T reports it had to stop trains at Coolidge Corner and bring in some buses to get riders between there and Cleveland Circle.

By - 1/2/19 - 9:36 am

Patrick Maguire watched a turkey gang in action on Beacon Street this morning.

By - 12/15/18 - 9:19 pm
168 Beacon St. fire scene

168 Beacon St. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to 168 Beacon St., between Berkeley and Clarendon streets. Read mroe.

By - 11/11/18 - 9:26 am

Kenmore Square was shut this morning for something found at 656 Beacon St., but was reopened after police determined the contents were not dangeous, WBUR reports.

By - 11/8/18 - 5:29 pm
Mueller protest in front of the State House in Boston

Brad Squirrels reports from the Common:

Pretty impressive turnout on the Common with just 24 hours notice.

Lily Goldman is at a protest in Gloucester: Read more.

By - 11/4/18 - 10:24 am
Helicopter above 1 Beacon St.

CarCarll captured the helicopter lowering a new HVAC unit onto 1 Beacon St. this morning, in an operation that went long enough to make people ask/kvetch why they couldn't do it on a weekday instead of Sunday morning.

A closer view: Read more.

By - 11/2/18 - 3:12 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say pointed a gun at another car around 7 p.m. yesterday at Beacon and Park streets. Read more.

By - 10/11/18 - 12:06 am
Michael Reardon of Happy Valley Ventures

Reardon shows off plans on screen near the bar at the Brighton Elks.

A company that is opening a medical-marijuana dispensary in East Boston said it has a purchase-and-sale agreement to buy BC dive Mary Ann's on Beacon Street and rebuild the decrepit place into a contemporary pot shop serving both recreational and medical marijuana users. Read more.

By - 8/15/18 - 10:11 pm

The T is reporting delays of up to 25 minutes on the Green Line to and from Cleveland Circle due to a trolley there that remains stubbornly dead.

By - 7/31/18 - 9:51 pm

Seems Northeastern President Joseph Aoun lives on Beacon Street at Joy and protesters are trying to occupy it to protest a research contract ICE has with Northeastern.

Beacon is currently shut between Joy and Park.

By - 7/18/18 - 11:18 am

Handmaids against Kavanagh will hold a vigil on Beacon Street outside the State House at 6:45 p.m. That'll then morph into an Everyone against Treason protest until 10 p.m.

By - 6/19/18 - 8:59 am
Cab on tracks in Brookline

There's probably a good reason a Bay State Taxi cab wound up on the Green Line tracks on Beacon Street near Coolidge Corner, as Jason Kashdan shows us. Whatever the reason, the line is now dead.

By - 6/8/18 - 10:42 am
Santander Bank robbery suspect

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force has posted photos of the man it says robbed the Santander Bank branch on Tremont Street at Beacon. Read more.

By - 5/15/18 - 8:06 am

The MBTA reports delays on the Green Line outbound along Beacon Street due to a trolley that gave up the ghost.

By - 2/19/18 - 11:14 am
Beacon Street collapse scene

Firefighters on scene. Photo by Kyle Stratis.

Hours after a wrecking crew tore down a partially collapsed building in East Boston, the chimney of a building under renovation at 361 Beacon St. in the Back Bay collapsed and plunged to the first floor. Read more.

By - 12/15/17 - 2:41 pm

Boston Duck Tours, Ltd. has agreed to a series of changes in the way it operates its lumbering vehicles in exchange for not having to face criminal charges related to the death of a woman on a scooter last year, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 12/13/17 - 9:31 am

"Moderate" delays due to the froze-up trolley at Washington Street, the MBTA says.

By - 12/2/17 - 11:31 am

Patrick Maguire spotted this tom duo waiting for a Beacon Street nail salon to open this morning.

By - 11/8/17 - 9:27 pm
Flipped car on Beacon Street in Brookline

Rami reports the driver of this car somehow flipped it at Beacon and Charles streets in Coolidge Corner shortly before 9 p.m.

Fire crews worked hard hard to pull driver out. She seems okay.

By - 10/23/17 - 4:02 pm

MassDOT announced today that it's installing specialized traffic signal systems along Beacon Street in Brookline, and Comm. Ave. and Huntington Ave. in Boston that will switch to green lights for approaching trolleys. Mass. Ave. in Cambridge will get similar treatment for buses. Read more.