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By adamg - 3/1/21 - 9:06 am

The Daily Free Press reports BU is planning to hold its May commencement in person, although it cautions: "The event is subject to change and will occur in accordance with city and state guidelines." Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/21 - 10:19 am

The Boston Licensing Board this week ordered a one-day shutdown for Rabia's on Salem Street after BPD detectives found too many people inside on Feb. 20. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/21 - 2:37 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved marijuana shops proposed for what is now the Little Steve's pizza place on Boylston Street and the basement of the Cask 'n Flagon at Brookline Avenue and Lansdowne Street. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/21 - 11:39 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the two restaurants are seeking to transfer their liquor licenses to UrbanMeritage, the company that runs the retail space inside the Hotel Commonwealth. That usually happens when a property owner or manager wants to keep liquor licenses as they look for a new restaurant operator.

By adamg - 2/11/21 - 1:56 pm

No more virtual nonsense, Northeastern says: It's going to let its seniors graduate outdoors, even if that means holding two commencement ceremonies to safely handle them all. The school is also looking at possibly holding a separate outdoor celebration for people who had to graduate virtually in 2020. Read more.

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By adamg - 2/8/21 - 2:15 pm
New England snowman in the Fenway

Max Grennell captured a New England snowman (who looks like he wanted to be a snowbernie, but forgot his mittens) on Evans Way in the Fenway today.

By adamg - 1/29/21 - 11:42 pm

The developer behind the 23-acre Seaport Square project in the Seaport says it will soon file plans to redevelop a total of eight acres around Fenway Park - including a deck over the Massachusetts Turnpike - that will include eight new buildings with offices, residential space, restaurants and stores. Read more.

By adamg - 1/28/21 - 4:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Randolph man on charges he smashed in a door at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and left behind an object that brought the bomb and hazmat units early Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/27/21 - 2:03 pm
Rockwood telling the Boston Licensing Board of his plans

Ken Rockwood talks music-hall buildouts with the licensing board.

The operator of a small Manhattan music hall hopes to open a similar facility at Van Ness and Kilmarnock streets in the Fenway. Read more

By adamg - 1/26/21 - 12:24 pm
Wanted for holding up a Chase branch in the Fenway

Surveillance photos from first robbery, via FBI.

A man who held up the Chase Bank branch at 280 Huntington Ave. on Dec. 30 struck again around 11:40 a.m. on Saturday, but this time he ditched his outer clothing and then hopped in a car for a ride over to the McDonald's on Massachusetts Avenue in Newmarket Square, the FBI reports. Read more.

By adamg - 1/25/21 - 5:19 pm

Nothing stolen after a door was smashed early Saturday, but a strange object involving powder brought both the bomb squad and the hazmat unit, Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 1/24/21 - 11:56 am
Firefighters put out a Fenway dumpster fire

Firefighters douse a flaming dumpster in the Fenway. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports firefighters were kept busy early Friday dousing a series of dumpster fires across the Fenway - two weeks after a similar series of fires in the Back Bay. Read more.

By adamg - 1/14/21 - 1:13 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Cornwall's Tavern has reopened after a relatively short hibernation.

By adamg - 1/13/21 - 8:59 pm
Painted wall shows former home of Whittemore Caterer on Boylston Street

Nick Aldwin snapped this photo yesterday of 1270 Boylston St. in the Fenway, showing advertising for the C.C. Whittemore Caterer - a paint job that may have been hidden from site for more than 100 years as the building and the former garage that sort of got grafted to it next door went through decades of transformations, ending up as a series of clubs and bars. Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/21 - 10:20 am
Wanted Fenway bank robber

A man who heeded advice to mask up is now sought for a holdup at the Chase Bank branch, 280 Huntington Ave., around 4:30 p.m. last Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/21 - 6:48 pm

With 200 dose of the Moderna vaccine distributed by the state, Northeastern has started vaccinating its front-line workers - for example, those who work in health services.

By adamg - 12/25/20 - 2:27 pm
Muddy River overflows banks

The normally placid Muddy River, well, it remained pretty placid today as it overflowed its banks along the Brookline/Fenway line, as Ari Ofsevit shows us after the bulk of today's rains. Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/20 - 2:31 pm
By bostonpads - 12/17/20 - 1:59 pm

Boston has noted some dramatic shifts in apartment supply in 2020. The year has been marked by massive increases in vacancies, which has precipitated price drops throughout the 3rd and 4th quarter. While the overall impact has been significant, a closer look at the data shows that there are a few areas that are being hit the hardest, particularly those nearest to the city’s largest universities.

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