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By adamg - 9/23/22 - 9:45 am

The Daily Free Press reports a woman was stabbed at the College of Fine Arts, 855 Commonwealth Ave. Thursday night. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 9/22/22 - 11:33 pm

Around 10:40 p.m., Northeastern University Police issued a shelter-in-place order and told people to avoid Snell Quad and Curry Student Center. They lifted the shelter-in-place order about half an hour later, but still told people to avoid Snell Quad and the student center. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/22 - 10:45 am
Truck stuck at a bridge on Soldiers Field Road

Javi came upon this freshly storrowed box truck on Soldiers Field Road inbound, just before it turns into Storrow Drive, around 10 a.m.

The logistics company that owns the truck is based in the Raymond Flynn Marine Park in South Boston.

By adamg - 9/20/22 - 3:37 pm

Boston Police responded around 2:30 p.m. to the Santander Bank branch at 279 Massachusetts Avenue, after a man tried holding the place up.

He was described as white, about 6'2" and skinny and wearing a blue surgical mask, a camo Sox cap and a black Celtics T-shirt and carrying a white plastic bag.

By adamg - 9/20/22 - 10:15 am

Huntington Avenue between Brigham Circle and Gainsborough Street and Boylston Street in Copley Square will keep their dedicated bus lanes, city officials announced today. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/16/22 - 11:42 am

A Fenway landlord that wouldn't return the security deposit to two tenants who moved out in August, 2020 has to pay them that deposit times three, the costs of their attorney to get that check and now the extra legal fees they racked up when the landlord appealed a court's decision to grant the tenants their treble damages, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/22 - 1:13 pm

Scott gives us an aerial view of the Army Corps of Engineer's work to remove the reeds 'n' other weeds along the Muddy River on the Boston/Brookline line. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/22 - 6:29 pm

Associated Press reports investigators grew wary of his story because "his injuries did not match wounds typically consistent with an explosion, said one official."

By adamg - 9/14/22 - 9:22 am

Live Boston reports that Boston, state and federal bomb squads swarmed local college campuses this morning to check for the sorts of devices that sent a Northeastern professor to the hospital last night after he opened a hardened case with a bomb inside. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/22 - 8:28 pm
Leon Street

Leon Street tonight. Photo by Live Boston.

Update: WBZ reports the package contained a manifesto complaining about virtual reality and Mark Zuckerberg.

Live Boston reports one person suffered minor injuries - but serious enough for transport to a local hospital - in an explosion on the third floor of Holmes Hall, 39 Leon St., shortly after 7 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/22 - 2:00 pm
409 Huntington Ave. rendering

Rendering by Cube3.

A 5-story apartment building that dates to 1910 at 409 Huntington Ave. in the Fenway will get 14 new floors under plans submitted to the BPDA last week. Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/22 - 5:24 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Tasty Burger, which opened at 1301 Boylston St. at Jersey Street when that stretch of Boylston mostly consisted of fast-food joints, gas stations and garages, is moving to Van Ness Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/22 - 12:40 pm

BU Today announces that Robert Brown will step down as president of the university at the end of the current school year, his 18th as president. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/22 - 11:52 pm
Flaming dumpster on Ipswich Street

Even if it is right across the street from Fenway Park (besides, haven't the Sox been playing well of late?). Roving UHub photographer Ksenia Dunn spotted this literal dumpster fire around 11 a.m. at 175 Ipswich St., across from Gate K and the Fenway employee entrance. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/22 - 9:21 pm

Robert Orthman captured the security guy tackling a streaker on the infield at Fenway tonight: Read more.

By adamg - 8/14/22 - 1:01 pm
Transformer component on the Fenway

Brian the roving UHub photographer spotted this big ol' thing being driven down the Fenway today and wondered what it is. DCR had earlier reported it was planning to close parts of various parkways in the area to allow for the transportation of "a large electrical transformer" today - although of course, now we want to know where it's headed (the last street they list is Boylston Street, so maybe to that new tower going in at Mass Ave.?).

H/t Lee Toma for the answer.

By adamg - 8/12/22 - 6:58 pm
Passengers walking narrow Green Line space to Hynes

Riders turned track walkers near Hynes.

The Green Line suffered a "power problem" near Kenmore and now it's rolled out the buses between Kenmore and Government Center. This was no mere inconvenience, though, as Jeremy DaCruz shows us, passengers had to get off the train with the "problem" and walk the narrow space between the trolley and the wall to stations, in his case, Hynes. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/22 - 9:42 am

Footage of The Rat and Pizza Pad in 1985 (We Don't Knock clip)

James Harold, 79, of Medford, was owner of the Rat in Kenmore Square, in the pre-BU, pre-hotel era, when Mr. Butch held court and Deli Haus served breakfast late into the night. He died Sunday at 79.

Let's Go to the Rat - a documentary.

By adamg - 8/1/22 - 9:37 am

The T reminds Green Line riders that it's shutting down the ol' E Line between Copley and Heath between Aug. 6 and Aug. 21 to make improvements, including sprucing up the tracks it didn't get to the last time it shut the line. Riders who'd rather not just walk from Back of the Hill to Copley Square can instead ride the 39 bus, the T says.

By adamg - 7/30/22 - 9:08 pm

Seth Mnookin expresses his outrage about what happened at the Sox game this afternoon:

Hey, adult white male w/blue baseball cap & goatee in row 5 section 17 of Fenway at today’s Red Sox game: it’s an all-time dick move to take the foul ball that hit my wife in the face instead of letting my kid have it. (I’m not at the game.)

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