The MBTA today tested "tiger dams" as a way to keep harbor water from cascading down the Long Wharf entrance to the Aquarium Blue Line stop in future nor'easters and other water-raising floods.
Good thing South Station has a couple of places to get a beer.
BNF looked out at the gridlock in front of South Station around 3:30 p.m.
Of all the absurdities of the Winter that Never Ended, perhaps none was bigger than the boat that got stuck on an iceberg at Lincoln and Summer streets downtown, four years ago today.
H/t Kristie Helms for the reminder.
A Mattapan man should not have been tossed in a holding cell for several hours after he was arrested on Boylston Street near Tremont by a Boston police officer who mistook him for somebody else who had warrants out for his arrest, a federal jury decided this week. Read more.
Mayor Walsh, Boston Poet Laureate Porsha Olayiwola and others gathered inside City Hall today to celebrate the 50th anniversary. Cake was eaten and reproduction pins were given out. Read more.
Yes, James Aloisi goes there.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports a company that runs a Ferris wheel in Montreal wants to build a 200-foot-tall Ferris Wheel on Long Wharf - along with a liquor-serving cafe.
Building new pilings for the Ferris wheel at the end of the wharf would, the company hopes, let it avoid the never-ending battle over whether any private concern could be built at the tip of the existing wharf.
South Station proved a nightmare for people desperately trying to get out of town late this afternoon: Read more.
Construction workers took a break from rehabbing Emerson College's Little Building to watch the Patriots make the turn from Boylston Street onto Tremont Street.
Michael Ratty captured Gronk being Gronk: Read more.
Boston Police post details of the Tuesday Patriots parade, along with helpful hints that basically boil down to: Don't be a knucklehead.
A developer that bought into Related Beal's Congress Square project at Congress Street and Quaker Lane yesterday filed plans with the BPDA to change a proposed 35-unit condo building into a 116-room hotel. Read more.
No, not the subways - they catch on fire easily enough all on their own. But the Globe reports that as the temperature plunged, Keolis turned on switch heaters, some of which blow hot air, but others of which consist of flaming jets designed to keep the switches operable in the cold.
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