Downtown

By - 1/19/18 - 1:27 pm

Craig Lawlor, 25, of Brighton, faces a potential 20-year prison sentence after a Suffolk Superior Court judge found him guilty today for drunkenly plowing into Jersey barriers in the Sumner Tunnel, killing a passenger in his Ram pickup, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By - 1/19/18 - 12:15 pm
Wanted for exposing self in South Station bus terminal

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy on a charge of open and gross lewdness at the South Station bus terminal around 6:25 p.m. on Monday.

According to a Transit Police spokesman: Read more.

By - 1/17/18 - 10:31 am

A Brooklyn developer has signaled its intent to add 195 residential units in nine new floors to the top of the existing Hard Rock Cafe and Dock Square garage, next to Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Read more.

By - 1/16/18 - 5:28 pm
Dig in a Phoenix rack in Boston City Hall

Down in the basement of Boston City Hall, near an ATM and the entrance to the men's room, is a set of newspaper racks for Boston's free weekly newspapers - including an old Phoenix rack now used by the Dig.

By - 1/16/18 - 11:55 am

UPDATE: No violation of state and city licensing regulations, the board ruled.

A wedding party up from Florida capped their festive day by attacking bouncers and customers at the Beantown Pub, 100 Tremont St., when the two brides were denied entry for being already drunk and not having any ID, since there was no place to put it in the wedding dresses they were still wearing, police and a bar attorney said today. Read more.

By - 1/10/18 - 2:51 pm

#ClearCurbCuts - Meet Amy

WalkBoston followed Amy around as she tried to negotiate Boston five days after the snowstorm.

By - 1/8/18 - 5:19 pm

The afternoon rush hour got off to a grim start when a Red Line train succumbed to old age at Park Street. Although T workers managed to remove the body quickly, the line still has "moderate" delays, the MBTA reports.

By - 1/8/18 - 8:46 am
Flooded Congress Street in downtown Boston

Cybah got downtown early enough today to watch the rapids on Congress Street, between City Hall and Faneuil Hall, caused by a broken water main.

Nate Morrow arrived in time to watch the repair crew at work: Read more.

By - 1/7/18 - 2:26 pm
Seagull in sea smoke in Boston Harbor

Kelley Hand braved the single-digit temps at Christoper Columbus Park this morning and got to watch seagulls in the sea smoke in Boston Harbor.

Jocelyn also scanned the sea smoke on the harbor.

By - 1/3/18 - 1:30 pm
Flooding at Downtown Crossing

The T has shut its busiest station after a pipe burst and sent water flooding onto the station floors. This comes not long after a briefly flaming Green Line trolley roof at Park Street caused delays on that line.

Ben Rey, who took the photo, reports he got on the last train to Forest Hills from DTX, around 1:20 p.m. Both lines are still running, but bypassing the station.

By - 1/3/18 - 11:00 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that prosecutors can use a man's statement to a police officer that a key found in his pocket would open a Park Plaza Hotel room where he'd allegedly stashed a prostitute he was offering in an ad on a Web site for men seeking sex for a fee. Read more.

By - 1/2/18 - 9:30 am

Sheryl Julian reports that Sultan's Kitchen on State Street has closed, after 36 years (and one book).

By - 12/31/17 - 3:48 pm
Frozen Fort Point Channel

Adam Castiglioni reports Fort Point Channel is freezing up.

By - 12/30/17 - 12:56 pm

A deceased trolley at North Station is causing "minor" delays for the ride to Lechmere, the MBTA reports.

By - 12/24/17 - 5:57 pm

Mark watched the School of Honk jamming on the Common this evening.

By - 12/15/17 - 2:25 pm

The Globe reports tourists are starting to talk about the fur-covered butterballs in the Public Garden and on the Common.

By - 12/11/17 - 9:29 am

Christine Poff reports:

Orange line passengers in a tizzy; waiting for train makes their hair go frizzy.

By - 12/10/17 - 6:19 pm

At Tremont Street and Temple Place around 6:05 p.m. Injuries not considered life threatening.