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By adamg - 5/3/21 - 12:06 pm

WCVB reports the state will be closing the Hynes, Gillette, Natick Mall and Danvers vaccination sites by the end of the month as it moves to distributing Covid-19 vaccine doses to mobile units and doctors' offices in an attempt to reach people who might not want to go to a giant site.

By adamg - 3/26/21 - 11:32 am

Operators of the Hynes Convention Center vaccination site say they'll be boosting the number of daily Covid-19 shots they provide from 1,000 to 7,000, thanks to additional vials from FEMA and the state. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 4:27 pm

As of March 18, MassLive.com reports.

By adamg - 1/19/21 - 10:45 am

Berklee College of Music has rented 17 rooms at the Hynes Convention Center for students to use in a socially distanced sort of way for classroom and ensemble use. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/20 - 9:55 pm

NECANN, which last week said the pot show must go on, today announced its putting off its annual convention at the Hynes later this month: Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/20 - 9:44 pm

The New England Cannabis Convention announced today that it still plans to open on March 20 at the Hynes Convention Center, while the ACE Comic Convention said it is also still planning to open on March 20, at the South Boston convention center - but don't even think of hugging anybody once inside. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/20 - 12:37 pm

Organizers of one of the world's largest conferences on AIDS have announced this morning they're canceling the in-person conference that had been scheduled to start Sunday at the Hynes and will instead attempt to run all of its discussions online because of growing concerns over Covid-19. Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/20 - 11:59 pm

Organizers of the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections said tonight their conference will open Sunday as scheduled - but with added precautions to protect some 4,000 attendees from any possible Covid-19 infection, and with a request that people from countries that have had outbreaks or who are immunocompromised or "fit into other high risk categories for serious disease if they acquire an infectious respiratory illness" stay home. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/20 - 1:35 pm

An international conference for researchers who study AIDS and related diseases is taking extra steps to protect attendees from Covid-19 - and has added a special session on the latest information on that virus, with a panel that includes a Chinese doctor who will talk via a videoconferencing link. Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/19 - 5:09 pm

The State House News Service reports the governor wants to sell the Hynes off for redevelopment and use the money to expand the South Boston convention center.

By adamg - 3/31/18 - 4:16 pm

Koro-sensei took in Anime Boston at the Hynes today, taking a break from his work educating students in Assassination Classroom (where they must kill him to prevent him from destroying the earth, only they can't, because not only does he have several superpowers, he is helping them improve their grades). Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/15 - 12:06 pm

A Boston Municipal Court judge today ruled two men who traveled to a Boston Pokemon competition loaded for bear are enough of a potential danger to society that the can be held without bail for at least four months before they come to trial. Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/15 - 4:00 pm

Yeah, what? Boston Police report two Pokemon masters from Iowa seemed to be threatening to shoot up the Pokemon World Championships at the Hynes Convention Center but were foiled in part because Hynes security officers spotted the threat online. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/15 - 5:41 pm
Pikachu in Boston's Prudential Center

The kidlet and I made our annual trek to the Pru to check out the costumes for Anime Boston. As always, it didn't disappoint, except for maybe the fact there were no Tron characters.

Thousands of costumed con goers flitted through both the Hynes and the Pru, where they mixed with bemused tourists and a few little kids, who found themselves watching an impromptu parade.

By adamg - 3/7/14 - 9:10 am

The Globe reports MassDOT and State Police will be experimenting with lane closures in the Pru tunnel this weekend as they get ready for a series of lane closures later this month and next month so workers can remove the tunnel's ceiling.

By adamg - 5/25/13 - 8:59 pm

Fuzzy bunnyPhoto by Bosfiddle.

Yes, it's the annual Anime Boston convention at the Hynes this weekend.

By adamg - 4/22/12 - 10:01 pm

Batman and Poison Ivy

Tim Mouradian took in Boston Comic-Con at the Hynes this weekend.

By adamg - 3/1/10 - 3:25 pm

Boston Police report close to 6,000 brides-to-be and vendors have signed up for an alleged Spring Home and Bridal Show at the Hynes Convention Center this weekend that will not, in fact, go on.

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority says no such show has been scheduled at the Hynes:

If you have paid to be an exhibitor or purchased a ticket, please contact Dennis Callahan at 617-954-2018 [email protected] for more information.

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