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By adamg - 3/12/20 - 10:46 pm

The singer announced today she's cancelling her current tour to help keep fans safe from Covid-19.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 10:10 am

The company that has a contract to sell Billie Eilish stuff got a court order yesterday that will let it and police go after anybody selling unauthorized merchandise outside the Garden on March 19, when she has a concert scheduled. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/29/19 - 5:35 pm

Post updated with statement from contractor.

ISD ordered a halt to all exterior work at the Hub on Causeway complex above North Station and Boston Garden after a crane lifting steel beams from a truck dropped them to the ground on Thursday - just hours after another contractor's crane critically injured a pedestrian on Atlantic Avenue by dislodging construction material from a building there. Read more.

By adamg - 7/25/19 - 3:19 pm
Looking down at the steel beams that fell from a crane at Hub on Causeway at the Garden

Steel beams lying on the ground instead of being where they should be.

Teo posted this photo at 3:04 p.m., reports:

A crane’s cable snapped right outside of hub on causeway causing massive steel beams to drop several stories. Doesn’t look like anyone was injured. Building shook violently.

Earlier:
Construction debris falls off building and onto woman in the North End.

By adamg - 6/13/19 - 9:54 am

A weary North End resident filed a complaint at 11:16 p.m. yesterday about helicopters over his or her neighborhood: Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/19 - 10:57 am

Transit Police report arresting a Billerica man they say plowed into a T cop's personal car behind the Garden, then sped up I-93 while drunk. Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/19 - 2:52 pm
North Station tunnel

Kathy reports the tunnel is finally open today - no more braving the elements to get between the Green and Orange Line stop and the commuter-rail station and the Garden..

Mark Allen is pretty happy: Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/18 - 10:38 pm

Seems ESPN has a contract with some company to fly a plane over the Garden to show what the building looks like when the Celtics are playing. And the plane just keeps flying in circles over the North End, over and over and over and over and over again, and people are beginning to get sick of it.

By adamg - 5/17/18 - 10:41 am
Garden garage being demolished

Adam Castiglioni watched this morning as the old Boston Garden garage started coming down to make way for a new residential tower.

By adamg - 1/26/18 - 10:15 am

As has become usual in the City of Champions, Boston Police will once again set up cordons around the two sports-focused areas to prevent any massive knuckleheadedness, this time at the end of the third quarter of the Super Bowl. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/17 - 2:06 pm
Damaged Revere cruiser

Damaged Revere cruiser near the Garden. Photo by Devil Duck.

A man wanted for a robbery on Squire Road in Revere today led police on a chase into Boston, where he was arrested behind Boston Garden, State Police report. One Revere cruiser was damaged in the pursuit. Read more.

By adamg - 11/13/17 - 12:15 pm

The Jamaica Plain teenagers who uncovered an unkept agreement by the owners of the Garden to hold yearly benefits for a recreation center as a condition of city approval of the new Garden more than two decades ago have filed a formal request with the BPDA for documentation on all the promises they made related to both the Garden and the large mixed-use development now springing up around it.. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/17 - 7:14 pm

WBZ reports DCR will kick in another $1 million for an athletic something-or-other, maybe even an ice rink, for Jackson Square, after those high-school kids discovered the Garden and the state just plumb forgot all about those benefits that were made a condition of construction for the new Garden.

By adamg - 7/15/17 - 11:18 am

The law that those three JP students dug up that everybody but longtime JP resident Michael Reiskind wanted to forget about was passed by the legislature in 1993. You can read the entire law, "An Act Furthering The Establishment Of Multipurpose Arena And Transportation Center" (in which the state also agreed to give the MBTA the land it would need for the new North Station megastation), but here's the relevant section: Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/17 - 9:44 am

The Globe reports three high-school students from Jamaica Plain have discovered that the owners of the Boston Garden were legally supposed to be holding three charity events a year to help fund the city's recreational facilities as a condition of its construction, - only they somehow forgot and haven't held a single one.

Maybe next the kids, spurred by JP resident Michael Reiskind's memory, can look for the fabled lost document requiring a public observation deck at the top of the Hancock Building - and James Michael Curley's desk.

By adamg - 3/31/17 - 3:41 pm

The Framingham Source reports Michael J. Kelleher, 23, left the Celtics game at the Garden around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday and has not been seen since.

He's 6'2" and 180 lbs. His phone was last pinged around 9:40 p.m. on Tremont Street downtown, between Winter Street and Temple Place.

Missing poster from Boston Police.

By adamg - 1/20/17 - 9:09 am

Transit Police will step up patrols in North Station and Boston Garden security guards will no longer be allowed to eject the homeless from the train station following the Globe's report on how some security guards apparently took out their aggressions on homeless people in the station.

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