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By adamg - 5/7/22 - 10:31 am
Statue of Art holding a sign reading: Defend Roe

Emulsion Mike was walking through Copley Square last night when he noticed that the statue of Art outside the main library had a new sign (with several similar signs at her base).

By adamg - 3/10/22 - 2:14 pm

The Boston Sun reports on a "fast casual" Italian restaurant proposed for the Copley Place mall that specializes in chicken pahm.

By adamg - 2/27/22 - 2:09 pm
Ukraine supporters in Boston

Boylston and Newbury streets and the Public Garden were awash in blue and yellow this afternoon as people marched to show their support for Ukraine. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/22 - 3:30 pm

And they videoed themselves giving no shits whatsoever about kids or parents who might have reasons not to want to be exposed to their breath in the middle of a pandemic. Read more.

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By adamg - 12/30/21 - 12:09 pm

The Whittier Street Health Center will run a mobile Covid-19 vaccination clinic in Copley Square tomorrow, near the Bostix booth, between noon and 7 p.m. for everybody 5 and up. Then the Boston Public Health Commission will take over and provide shots for everybody 12 and up between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. at the same location.

By adamg - 12/24/21 - 7:39 pm

Leaders of Old South Church in Copley Square shifted planned in-person services on Christmas Eve to online only due to rising Covid-19 numbers and the way the omicron variant spreads so easily. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/21 - 11:24 am

The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow considers granting licenses for another Guy Fieri restaurant on Tremont Street near Boylston Street and what would be Gordon Ramsay's first, but not last, restaurant less than a mile away on Boylston Street in the Back Bay. Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/21 - 8:52 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk pours out the news: The owners of the Pour House, which closed at the start of the pandemic, are looking to turn the place over to a new group to re-open the Boylston Street watering hole. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/21 - 9:38 pm
Wanted for indecent assault and battery

Surveillance photos via Transit PD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say has sexually attacked women at least three times in recent months on the Orange and Green Lines. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/21 - 7:10 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports that around 3:45 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a car fire on the turnpike in the Pru tunnel - which sent smoke into the first floor of Copley Place - and found the flaming car and two separate crashes, one involving six cars, the other two cars.

By adamg - 6/24/21 - 8:48 pm
Donna Summer disco ball

Greta the roving UHub photographer was among the people in Copley Square at the Donna Summer disco party tonight.

By adamg - 6/22/21 - 5:00 pm
Reopened BPL and resorted DVDs

Michael Malyszko checks in from the now fully reopened Copley Square library: Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/21 - 10:19 pm

The annual Donna Summer Disco Party, in honor of Boston's own, returns this month after being canceled last summer. The free party starts at 6 p.m. on June 24 in Copley Square.

No roller rink this time, but, yes, a disco ball - along with glow sticks and lots of lights. Also, hand sanitizer (attendees are encouraged to wear a mask, although one isn't required).

By adamg - 3/27/21 - 11:21 am

The man Copley Square is named for is better remembered as a painter, but J.L. Bell reports on the one time he drew a political cartoon, about the Stamp Act.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 12:04 am

Adam Castiglioni reports union workers protesting the use of non-union staff to remodel the Copley Square Hotel have ditched the traditional giant inflatable rat for a giant inflatable bedbug: Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/21 - 9:01 am
Rabbit on Green Line tracks at Copley Square

Tim Murphy reports spotting this rabbit on the Green Line tracks at Copley Square last night.

By adamg - 3/8/21 - 10:11 pm
Proposed expanded Boylston Street buildings

Rendering by Elkus Manfredi Architects.

A Florida-based developer yesterday filed plans with the BPDA for adding five floors to the three-story buildings that now house Abe & Louie’s, Crate and Barrel and the Atlantic Fish Co. on Boylston Street in the Back Bay. Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/21 - 9:05 pm

The MBTA reports 20-minute delays on the Green Line due to "a train with a mechanical problem approaching Copley eastbound."

This comes a few hours after the Green Line was completely stopped after a trolley lost its pantograph at Park Street.

By adamg - 2/6/21 - 9:23 pm

DEA agents and Boston Police arrested three men at the Allston DoubleTree Hotel Thursday as part of an effort to break up a drug ring selling meth, cocaine and fentanyl, Live Boston reports. Read more.

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