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By adamg - 9/30/22 - 11:50 am

Story updated to reflect statement from mayor's office that she did not outright ban artificial turf.

Mayor Wu says she hasn't banned the installation of artificial turf for new playing fields in Boston, just that she'd prefer it no longer be installed, which is how the city Parks and Recreation Department is going ahead with plans to stick with synthetic turf when it replaces the current aging artificial grass at Charlestown High School's football and softball fields. 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 - 8/29/22 - 1:01 pm

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about the city courts on South Street in Jamaica Plain: Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/22 - 12:31 pm

Bob Osgood says farewell to Dennis Eckersley, retiring this fall as a Red Sox commentator.

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By adamg - 7/31/22 - 2:24 pm

Russell's family made the announcement today of the death of the Celtics star, the first Black coach of a professional North American team and a civil-right activist for whom Boston built a statue outside City Hall. Read more.

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.)

By adamg - 7/22/22 - 11:05 pm

It's not just that the Blue Jays scored 28 runs at Fenway tonight (fans started chanting "Let's go Blue Jays!"), but the T reports an inbound Green Line trolley mistook itself for a Sox player and died at Fenway.

By adamg - 7/22/22 - 11:55 am

Organizers of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon today announced they've postponed the three-event competition until Aug. 20-21. Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/22 - 9:08 am
Valeo soccer team

Jamaica Plain News reports on an effort to raise funds so that the Valeo Boston 2007 boys soccer team, with players from Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, and Dorchester, can play in a national tournament in Colorado in July.

By adamg - 6/17/22 - 12:41 am
Sad Celtics fans

Emulsion Mike rode home on the Red Line with some Celtics fans tonight.

By adamg - 6/10/22 - 10:54 pm
Copley Square watch party

At 10:38 p.m., Frank Solensky posted a photo of hundreds of people watching the Celtics play on a wicked big screen in Copley Square. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/22 - 11:13 am

Boston Police report nabbing a man from Naugatuck outside the Garden last night on charges he was not just holding counterfeit tickets for good luck. Read more.

By adamg - 6/6/22 - 9:30 am

John Carroll dissects a New York Magazine screed on why New Yorkers should root for the Warriors that basically comes down to:

But they still play in a city that has won way too much over the last 20 years, trading in its underdog status for cocky villainy in the process. Plus, there are just too many Boston fans with a “let’s avoid this guy at Thanksgiving” feel about them.

By adamg - 6/2/22 - 11:06 pm
Reddit golf comment urging US Open fans to park in Jamaica Plain

An increasingly concerned citizen files a 311 report urging Boston to do something now to protect Moss Hillers, pondsiders and other Jamaica Plain residents from an impending flood of US Open fans seeking free parking over the line from the Country Club in Brookline June 16-19: Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/22 - 10:43 pm
Excited Celtics fan after game

"Little guy had everyone hyped up after the game!" Kory Gladysz reports after the Celtics game-7 win against Milwaukee.

By adamg - 4/21/22 - 9:03 am

Seems the Sox and NESN asked Orsillo to video a remembrance for the Remy memorial, then uninvited him for some reason. Here is what he would have said about his longtime broadcast partner and friend.

By adamg - 4/18/22 - 11:25 pm
2022 Boston Marathon runners

Photographynatalia captured Boston Marathon runners, including Sophia Barbosa

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

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