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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 - 5/7/22 - 12:01 pm
Rendering of proposed 804-814 Huntington Ave.

Rendering with ghost family by Stantec.

A developer has proposed a two-building project at 804-812 Huntington Ave. that would feature life sciences along Huntington Avenue and 23 residential units in the rear on what now consists of a parking lot, a vacant lot and an unused building where the Red Cross once took blood donations. Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/22 - 10:04 pm
Nuclear-sensing helicopter near the R2-D2 building in the Back Bay

Mark Clancy scored a great shot of the National Nuclear Security Administration helicopter today as it flew over part of the Marathon route to take in background radiation levels just in case something happens where that might become important to know.

The copter crew does this every year in the days before the race.

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 - 2/9/22 - 11:49 pm

A BWSC water main under Huntington Avenue where it crosses Ring Road and Harcourt Street went kablooie late this afternoon, causing gusher that turned Huntington into a flooded mess.

The scene around 5:40 p.m.: Read more.

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By adamg - 11/28/21 - 1:25 pm
Rendeirng of proposed 775 Huntington Ave.

Rendering by Stantec.

A non-profit group has proposed a 13-story, 111-unit residential building on what is now a parking lot next to the Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers, on Huntington Avenue, just outbound from Brigham Circle. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/21 - 3:10 pm

The MBTA advises that a dead trolley is gumming up the works on the E line inbound at the MFA. The 39 bus, meanwhile, just keeps rollin' along.

By adamg - 9/11/21 - 6:24 pm

Shamus Moynihan, who lives in JP, but who has occasion to travel along Huntington Avenue from time to time, suggests:

As part of orientation, could you please teach a class called “How to Cross a Street”? This current wandering en masse into the middle of Huntington ave with headphones in while staring at their phones isn’t working out.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 9:39 pm

WBZ reports both the driver and another officer were injured in the crash, which did not involve any other vehicles, on Huntington at Belvidere this afternoon.

By adamg - 8/12/21 - 9:33 am
Look at all those barrels along Huntington Avenue

Yesterday, we posted a photo of the grim, gross scene behind 873 Huntington Ave. where a modern Mt. Trashmore has been building up. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/21 - 11:32 am
Uncollected trash

Update: A project to repair the E Line tracks might be to blame.

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the uncollected trash behind 873 Huntington Ave. - which will only get really fetid over the next couple of days.

Over a week now, this is unacceptable!

By adamg - 8/6/21 - 2:59 pm

The owner of 409 Huntington Ave. says it will soon file plans with the BPDA to add 14 new floors to the shell of the current apartment building - and pledges to hire Franklin Institute students to work on the project. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/21 - 8:57 am

NBC Boston reports the body was found around 3:30 a.m. in the garage at the Marriott Copley Place. Some guests evacuated after an alarm sounded in the hotel. Live Boston reports the Boston Fire Department declared a Level 3 hazmat situation - the most dangerous level.

By adamg - 7/29/21 - 9:40 pm

Boston Police report a man was stabbed outside 736 Huntington Ave. around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/21 - 11:17 pm
New look of Huntington Avenue with new transit and bike ways in one MBTA rendering

Possible next-gen Huntington Avenue, with transit/bike lanes on either side.

MBTA planners tomorrow will discuss potential new designs for the Green Line along between Brigham Circle and Heath Street and along Commonwealth Avenue with the goal to make the two branches more easily accessible to people with mobility issues. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/21 - 1:20 pm
Smashed in entrance to Subway at South Huntington and Huntington avenues

Debbie Carmichael passed by the remains of the carnage at South Huntington and Huntington avenues, where somebody seems to have plowed into the Subway there sometime overnight. WCVB reports the crash was the end of a chase in which some guy allegedly was trying to flee Brookline Police.

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 - 1/22/21 - 9:36 am
Hotel in Sacramento that's really the Midtown Hotel in Boston

Something familiar about this Sacramento scene.

Charles Dennison IV was watching an episode of "Mr. Mayor" that involves a trip to Sacramento when he noticed an oddly familiar "Sacramento" hotel.

Roughly similar view from Google that will help you place it. Wonder if the Sacramento hotel is also slated to be replaced?

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.

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