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By adamg - 6/25/19 - 7:54 am

Traffic is a mess and news copters from all over are flitting around.

By adamg - 4/5/19 - 8:35 am
Legos spilling out of a back on Dartmouth Street

Swimman spotted two leaf bags bursting with Lego bricks on Dartmouth Street at Appleton Street in the South End this morning.

UPDATE: The bricks have been taken: Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/18 - 9:58 am
Kip Tiernan memorial on Dartmouth Street in the Back Bay

Tiernan memorial at its dedication. Photo by Leslee.

Spare Change News reports on the new memorial to Tiernan, on Dartmouth Street, between Newbury and Boylston, in the Back Bay.

Photo by Leslee posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 10/19/18 - 8:14 pm
Remains of an expensive car in Copley Square

Teddy Kokoros spotted the remains of a Lamborghini on Dartmouth Street between the BPL and the park this evening. Alert Page Boston reports it caught on fire. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/18 - 11:32 am
Dartmouth Street with horses and dirt

Greta Gerwig is filming part of her version of "Little Women" on Dartmouth Street in the Back Bay, and that means covering the asphalt with dirt to recreate 19th-century scenes featuring horses and carriages, as Pilotblock observed this morning.

By adamg - 9/6/18 - 4:41 pm
Josey

A Suffolk Superior Court today sentenced Benjamin Josey, 59, to three to five years in state prison after a jury convicted him of armed robbery, assault and battery on a disabled person and stealing by confinement for an incident on Dartmouth Street on Aug. 24, 2017. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/18 - 8:45 am

WBUR reports on a BPD crackdown on skateboarders on Dartmouth Street outside the BPL in Copley Square last Wednesday.

By adamg - 5/23/18 - 10:29 am
Copley Square as the sun goes down

Matthew Ireland was in Copley Square the other evening.

Copyright Matthew Ireland.

By adamg - 11/17/17 - 2:15 pm
New development at Back Bay

Architect's rendering.

The BPDA board yesterday approved a large mixed-use development that will include $69 million in renovations to the fume-filled Back Bay T station. Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/17 - 11:42 am
Martin Richard peace symbol in the South End

Robert Huke spotted this reminder of Martin Richard's peace poster on a traffic-light pole at Dartmouth Street and Warren Avenue in the South End today.

By adamg - 1/31/17 - 8:02 am
Turkeys in the South End

Rob C spotted these turkeys patiently waiting for the bus in the South End this morning.

By adamg - 12/27/16 - 12:46 pm
Hawk hurt at Back Bay

UPDATE: The Animal Rescue League came to take the hawk for evaluation and rehab.

Around 12:20 p.m., Matt Fede reported this apparently injured hawk was sitting outside Back Bay station, on the Dartmouth Street side, as police stood by awaiting somebody who could take care of it.

Maybe it's the one that flew into the station yesterday?

By adamg - 10/23/16 - 6:36 am

The Globe interviews the families of the two men who died in that trench on Dartmouth Street. The Herald has photos from the scene.

By adamg - 10/21/16 - 1:22 pm

UPDATE: BFD reports second worker drowned.

A water main gave way shortly before 1:10 p.m. at Dartmouth and Tremont streets, with at least one worker trapped as the water rushed in. Around 2:20 p.m., the Boston Fire Department reported firefighters were draining the trench to recover his body. Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/16 - 5:44 pm
Proposed tower at Back Bay train station in Boston

Boston Properties today submitted its plans for redeveloping Back Bay station, centering on a tower that would not look like any other tower in the city.

In a filing with the BRA, the company is proposing "a holistic and transformative transit-oriented redevelopment" for the Back Bay/South End Gateway Project that would include a 26-story office building, 600 residential units in two separate buildings - one 34 stories, the other 28 - and new retail and restaurant space. The company has air rights from the state to build atop the garage, station, train tracks and turnpike. Read more.

By adamg - 1/27/16 - 9:50 am
Graffitti on the front of the BPL in Copley Square

Zik is among the many outraged to see graffiti scrawled all along the Dartmouth Street side of the Copley Square library this morning.

By adamg - 12/30/15 - 2:30 pm

Banker & Tradesman reports Boston Properties has filed a letter of intent with the BRA for a 1.4-million-square-foot mixed-use building above the station, and that the company said it would help fund a solution for the diesel clouds that typically hover inside the station.

By adamg - 4/30/15 - 6:25 pm

Surveillance photo via Transit Police.

Transit Police are looking for a guy they say has held up the Fresco flower stand on the Dartmouth Street side of Back Bay station twice this week.

The guy made off with cash in afternoon heists on both Monday and Wednesday. On Monday, he motioned as if he had a gun. He's also wanted for possibly menacing other people in the station.

He's described as Hispanic, about 22, 5'8" to 5"10" and thin. He has a tattoo behind one of his ears.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

By adamg - 4/6/15 - 10:24 am

UPDATE, 10:49 a.m. Suspicious bag no longer suspicious, roads re-opened.

The bomb squad is on the way to Dartmouth Street and Stuart Street to investigate a duffle bag just sitting on the sidewalk.

Dartmouth is shut at Columbus, State Police have been asked to block the Back Bay ramp from the turnpike.

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