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By adamg - 2/13/20 - 9:57 am

The MBTA experienced delays after one trolley's brakes seized up at Copley and began to smoke. Workers uncoupled the seizing trolley and took it to that place where bad trolleys go. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/20 - 1:57 pm
Broken door on a new Green Line trolley at Copley

Jonathan Berk was among the riders inconvenienced at Copley Square around 11:40 a.m. when yet another one of the brand-spanking new Green Line trolleys had to be taken out of service because one of its doors broke. He adds it wasn't just Green Line regulars who were put out - there were a lot of Orange Line riders trying to use the Green Line as a downtown replacement due to it being shut for repairs this weekend.

By adamg - 12/28/19 - 9:48 pm

WHDH reports the worker was hit in the head with ballast while working on First Night preparations this morning on Boylston Street between Clarendon and Berkeley streets.

By adamg - 10/19/19 - 10:36 pm
Sign announcing the closing of the Boloco in Copley Square

Ron Newman spotted this sign at the Boylston Street Boloco today. Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/19 - 1:34 pm

WABC in New York reports that Barneys New York now plans to shut all of its stores as it sinks further into bankruptcy. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/19 - 10:52 am

UPDATE:: Suspect charged.

Around 2 a.m. at Huntington Avenue and Blagden Street.

By adamg - 8/21/19 - 10:19 am
Copley Square bank-robbery suspect

The FBI's Violent Crimes Task Force has released photos of the guy it says held up the TD Bank branch at 535 Boylston St. around 12:50 p.m. on Sunday.

If he looks familiar, contact the task force at 857-386-2000.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 12:13 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say tried beating up a BPL employee on Boylston Street last night after the worker asked him to leave the building for causing a ruckus. Read more.

By adamg - 7/10/19 - 12:59 pm

The MBTA reports Green Line delays of up to ten minutes due to a trolley with a dreaded mechanical problem at Copley.

By adamg - 6/26/19 - 2:18 pm
Wayfair worker holding sign reading Endless Detention is Torture

A couple of hundred workers at Wayfair, the online home-goods concern headquartered at Copley Place, walked over to Copley Square this afternoon to protest the company's contract with a contractor that runs border detention camps. Read more.

By adamg - 4/16/19 - 9:45 pm

Boston EMS Lt. Tony O'Brien worked Copley Square yesterday. He reports there were so many inspirational people yesterday, including the guy who crawled across the finish line, but this guy may have been the most inspirational: Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/19 - 1:27 pm
Greek Independence Day parade in Copley Square

Teddy Kokoros took in the Greek Independence Day parade in Copley Square today.

By adamg - 4/7/19 - 1:01 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man after they say officers watched him sell some crack on Boylston Street at Gloucester Street around 8 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/19 - 11:02 am
Brady jersey at zoning meetin

Zoning hearings went on this morning, but with a nod to events outside City Hall.

Chick-fil-A won permission from the Zoning Board of Appeals today to begin outfitting the Boloco at 569 Boylston St. as a two-story chicken-sandwich emporium. Read more.

By adamg - 1/28/19 - 7:01 pm

Chris Dempsey took in the fun at Copley, where dejected Riverside Line riders, no doubt their ears still ringing about the impending fare hike, had to get off a trolley because it no longer worked.

By adamg - 12/21/18 - 4:01 pm
Umbrellas in the trash in Copley Square

Roberto shows us the umbrella resting ground for people who try to get across Copley Square on a day like today.

By adamg - 12/5/18 - 12:12 pm

A federal judge today rejected arguments from the operator of a Back Bay garage that even if one of its employees left a large drain hole uncovered, it wasn't liable for a man's injuries when he tripped in it because the hole was so obvious the guy should've known to stay away from it. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/18 - 10:52 am

When news broke last week that Chick-fil-A had an agreement to move into the Boylston Street location now occupied by a Boloco, it was news not just to fans and haters of the chicken chain, but to Boloco.

Boloco owner John Pepper says today: Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/18 - 3:47 pm

Biznow reports the chicken-on-a-bun chain has decided Tom Menino has not been mayor long enough and is looking to replace the Boloco at 569 Boylston St. in the Back Bay. Read more.

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