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By adamg - 5/12/22 - 9:57 am

The owner of a chain of local taquerias is hoping the third time's a charm with an attempt to keep one of his Boston outlets open past 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/8/22 - 11:34 pm

Live Boston reports a man in a car on Hemenway Street at Burbank Street was shot shortly after 5 p.m.

By adamg - 5/6/22 - 9:13 am

Nothing does a storrowing quite like the Fenway/Kenmore exit off Storrow Drive - the curve means trucks catch the bottom of the upper ramp at an angle, so not only are they peeled open, they're left at quite the jaunty angle. The truck in those photos belongs to Gourmet Catering in Forest Hills, so you'd think the driver would be familiar with the reason to stay off Storrow, but maybe he's new.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 10:33 pm
Three of the photos from the Building Safety celebration

Thumbnail versions of some of the images from the Flickr RSS feed.

Mayor Wu, ISD officials and various local construction-industry panjandrums and workers put on hard hats and celebrated International Building Safety Month today by going on a tour of Boston University's still unfinished Jenga Building, um, Center for Computing and Data Sciences in Kenmore Square. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/22 - 9:04 pm
$30,000 wanted guy

Surveillance photos of the suspects via BPD.

Boston Police reports two people having trouble transferring money to relatives in China got hooked up with a guy who said he could take care of it, but after they handed over $30,000 in a meeting in Kenmore Square, the guy ran away. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 9:50 am

CityLab talks to architects who are just so frickin' sick of brick that they are practically doubled over in joy over BU's new Jenga building on Comm. Ave. just outside Kenmore Square, Harvard's shiny new building in Allston "that evokes an M.C. Escher print" and HYM's sexily curved tower where the Government Center garage is coming down.

By adamg - 4/26/22 - 11:02 am

A married couple who got off a party bus to enjoy the House of Blues one January night wound up getting the venue hauled before the Boston Licensing Board today because after they became separated, he began rummaging through a women's room - slamming a stall door into another woman's head when he kicked it open in his search for his wife. Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/22 - 10:45 pm
Hemenway Street fire

Photo by Brian C.

Update: Two residents and a firefighter injured.

Firefighters responded to 26 Hemenway St., near Haviland, for a fire around 10:15 p.m. Was declared knocked down around 10:40 p.m.

By adamg - 3/1/22 - 1:43 pm

Update: Northeastern goes even further.

BU announced today that starting March 7:

Face masks will no longer be required in most areas on campus, including dining halls, residential housing common areas, offices, libraries, food courts, and common areas in buildings and colleges. Masks will continue to be required indoors for instructional purposes and lectures in classrooms, the BU Shuttle, all healthcare facilities, and in those venues which are open to the public and host ticketed events.

By adamg - 2/21/22 - 8:50 pm

The Huntington News reports on the impending closing of the Blick Art store at Huntington Avenue and Mass Ave. The other Blick stores, in the Landmark Center and Cambridge, will remain open.

By adamg - 2/18/22 - 10:34 pm

Starting March 1, Northeastern University will still make testing available to students and staff, but people without any symptoms will only have to take a test if they feel like it, the school announced today. Along with that, the university will be dropping its Covid-19 dashboard.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 6:26 pm
Snow piled up at Queensberry Street intersection

Around 5 p.m. Nick Aldwin reported from Queensberry Street in the Fenway:

There's just...no way to get to the even block of Queensberry. All crosswalks are blocked with a plow pile as high as the stop sign. Usually I'd shovel this out..it's way too much snow today.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 9:09 pm
Snow at Longwood station on the Green Line

Roving UHub photographer Anna Geneva captured the Longwood Green Line stop tonight.

She probably enjoyed the view a bit more than the driver who managed to get a beefy SUV stuck on the Green Line in Cooldige Corner - not to mention the people in the trolleys on either side who got blocked by it, like Agiocochook1: Read more.

By adamg - 1/27/22 - 10:43 am

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a new taqueria on Comm. Ave. in the heart of the ravenous BU campus, but rejected its proposal to stay open until 4 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 1/26/22 - 9:10 am

The Daily Free Press reports on a walkout by social-work students - and some professors.

By adamg - 1/21/22 - 6:30 pm

Updated with news about another trolley getting snagged tonight.

A mechanism at the mouth of the Riverside Line's Fenway tunnel that is supposed to help protect the tunnel from flooding is now damaging some pantographs that power trolleys as they move between the underground and surface-level tracks. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/22 - 1:13 pm

The T is running buses between Fenway and Reservoir because of some sort of power problem on the Riverside Line near Beaconsfield.

By adamg - 1/17/22 - 11:38 am
Rainbow over Uphams Corner

As the storm ended this morning, David Palomares couldn't help but notice the rainbow over Uphams Corner.

Ryan had a good view in the Fenway: Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/22 - 11:39 am
Firefighters at gas-main leak on Brookline Avenue

The Boston Fire Department reports that workers building the expansion of the former Landmark Center, now known as 401 Park, hit a gas main under 201 Brookline Ave. around 10 a.m. Workers were evacuated and National Grid called in to fix the pipe.

By adamg - 1/13/22 - 10:43 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Garrett Harker, forced out of the Hotel Commonwealth in Kenmore Square, plans to open four "food and beverage concepts" in a new luxury building a couple blocks from the hotel at 771 Beacon St..

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