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By adamg - 5/21/20 - 9:36 am
Firetrucks outside the YMCA on Huntington Avenue

Firetrucks outside the YMCA. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire on the seventh floor at the YMCA, 316 Huntington Ave., around 12:50 a.m., sent one person to the hospital, forced the evacuation of more than 60 other residents and caused an estimated $100,000 in damage.

By adamg - 4/23/20 - 2:31 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man they say pointed a gun at a clerk at Symphony Market, 291 Huntington Ave., yesterday afternoon after he "became agitated that the smoke shop portion of the store was currently closed." Read more.

By mocha fiend - 4/7/20 - 4:45 pm
Turkeys outside the Huntington Avenue YMCA

Saw these two "gym [flying] rats" at the entrance to the Huntington Y today. I think they were probably bummed that Covid-19 has closed the gym for now.

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 1:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting men from Hyde Park and Mattapan on gun charges after they tried to speed away from a traffic stop only to crash their car, then fail to outrun responding police officers. Read more.

By mdubs - 10/18/19 - 11:47 pm

The photo was taken at 9:30pm on Oct. 18 at Huntington Ave and Massachusetts Ave. I haven't seen anything about it online.

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By adamg - 8/20/19 - 8:57 pm
Roy Rogers stuff in Boston

Drew Starr reports finding a stack of food containers, a couple of biscuits and some sort of glop in a plastic container piled high at Massachusetts and Huntington avenues tonight. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 9:54 am
Truck blocking major intersection of Huntington Ave. and Massachusetts Ave. with sign that tells people they can find out what punishment by transportation means

In Boston, "punishment by transportation" really means having a green light at the intersection of Huntington Avenue and Mass. Ave., only you can't go, because the driver of a truck whose side promises an answer to the question of what "punishment by transportation" means went into the intersection even though he couldn't get through it and then got stuck, blocking traffic, as Phil Winley shows us.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 11:36 am
Possible suspect being loaded into car

Possible suspect loaded into cruiser. Photo by Kara Deyermenjian.

UPDATE: WFXT reports the victim died.

Ring Road is shut as police investigate a shooting outside the Colonnade Hotel on Huntington Avenue in the Back Bay around 11 a.m. Ginny reports: Read more.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 1:12 pm

A disgusted citizen goes into ALL CAPS mode to file a 311 report about all the MFA visitors parking on the streets near the museum: Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/19 - 3:30 pm

The MBTA reports service on the E Line is back to normal after a trolley died at the Longwood Medical Area stop and caused delays of up to 20 minutes.

By adamg - 2/12/19 - 7:27 pm

The MBTA reports a driver somehow got his or her car stuck on the E Line tracks between Northeastern and Brigham Circle, which means trolleys can't go anywhere and riders are being told to take the 39 bus instead.

By adamg - 12/22/18 - 6:46 pm
Cake in honor of Punter's Pub

Lisa McColgan reports somebody at Northeastern made this gingerbread homage to the fabled and now closed Huntington Avenue watering hole.

She adds the interior was "terrifyingly accurate:" Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/18 - 8:59 am
Trolley and bus collide on South Huntington Avenue

A 39 bus and an E Green Line trolley had a little love bump on Huntington Avenue near Brigham Circle shortly before 7:30 a.m. Lena, who captured the scene, reports there didn't appear to be too much damage, but that some of the Boston Latin School students on the 39 "charter" from Forest Hills appeared shaken up. Plus, of course, traffic came to a halt.

By adamg - 8/15/18 - 10:27 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the West Roxbury-based Pizzeria Uno has shut its location at 280 Huntington Ave. The Kenmore Square Uno, however, remains open.

By adamg - 7/28/18 - 12:37 am
Jeep on fire in the Back Bay

Matthew Ireland watched Boston firefighters put out a flaming Jeep around 10:30 p.m. on Friday on Huntington Avenue at West Newton Street. He reports the crowd cheered when the flames were doused. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/18 - 9:51 pm

In the leg in the parking lot behind Symphony Hall on St. Stephen Street shortly before 9:45 p.m. Police found him in front of Symphony Hall a few minutes later. His injuries do not appear life threatening.

By adamg - 7/20/18 - 11:05 am

The T reports it's canceled service on the E Line between Brigham Circle and Heath Street due to a "power problem near Mission Park."

By adamg - 6/21/18 - 4:31 pm
Big pipe crosses Huntington Avenue

Paint the World watched the slow progression of a giant pipe across Brigham Circle and the Green Line this afternoon.

Colleen got a closer view: Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/18 - 5:17 pm

The Globe reports the Christian Scientists, who own the land on which the low-rise, low-cost hotel sits, are planning to put the land up for sale.

By adamg - 5/3/18 - 5:55 pm

The MBTA reports dead trains aplenty on the E Line past Brigham Circle, and is advising riders to try to squish onto a 39 bus instead, at least until 7 p.m.

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