Developer Robert Korff has filed detailed plans for a 27-story hotel in Kenmore Square that would feature a new plaza in the middle of what is now one of the city's busiest intersections - with his hotel and a half-acre of public outdoor space in the middle. Read more.
BU Dining Services reports the opening of a Dunkin' Donuts on Buick Street, off Commonwealth Avenue, midway between the Dunkin' Donuts at the George Sherman Union and the Dunkin' Donuts at 1020 Commonwealth Ave.
Rick Macomber shows us the aftermath of the water-main break at Commonwealth Avenue and Exeter Street last night.
You might want to avoid the area around a broken water main there. BPD officers are there to help guide you somewhere else as BWSC workers struggle to contain the might flow, which has now inundated Exeter between Newbury and Marlborough and forced the evacuation of some buildings.
Margo Romanowski couldn't help but spot this giant snow penguin on Comm. Ave. in Brighton tonight.
The Daily Free Press reports the 7-Eleven on Commonwealth Avenue at Harvard Avenue was held up by a masked man with a gun around 2:20 a.m. on Tuesday.
The Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved a smoothie shop proposed for Commonwealth Avenue, across the main entrance to the Boston College campus. Read more.
A concerned citizen can't wait for Christmas to find out what's under the wrapping on Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton:
Is this legal? What is hiding underneath?
Boston University has filed plans with the BPDA for its proposed 19-story data-sciences building, to house the school's computer sciences and mathematics and statistics departments, along with an interdisciplinary center that combines the two.
The building, which would go up on what is now a parking lot on Commonwealth Avenue at Granby Street, was designed to foster fields of study that now permeate pretty much everything the university now teaches, BU says: Read more.
The MBTA is reporting 15-minute delays on the Green Line to and from BC due to the car on the tracks that Fuad photographed.
The Daily Free Press reports BU has told the BPDA it will file plans for a 19-story data-sciences building on what is now a parking lot on Comm. Ave. at Granby Street.
A developer's plans to rebuild the dowdy Algonquin Club at 217 Commonwealth Ave. as a place for rich millennials to unwind hit a snag recently when the Back Bay Architectural Commission ruled a proposed glass-enclosed roof deck just would not do. Read more.
Damaskin surveyed the damage to one bench on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall this morning.
MassDOT reports replacement of the decrepit parts of the outbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue bridge over the turnpike and Worcester Line is going well enough that it expects Green Line service to be able to resume this afternoon - and the bridge and the neighboring BU Bridge should be fully open to drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists tomorrow.
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