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By adamg - 11/11/19 - 12:59 pm

The Gold Dust Orphans, who have been performing at Machine on Boylston Street in the Fenway since 1995, are moving to the Lithuanian Club, 368 West Broadway in South Boston, where they will open with "Christmas on Uranus," starting Dec. 5. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/19 - 10:47 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports Suffolk Construction is suing Weiner Ventures over the end of their proposal for a luxury tower over the turnpike, next to the Hynes.

By adamg - 10/21/19 - 11:30 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Globe Bar & Cafe on Boylston Street suddenly shut down for good over the weekend.

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 - 10/11/19 - 9:58 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week gave the Druker Co. another year to begin demolition of the former Shreve, Crump & Low building on Boylston Street at Arlington Street. Read more.

By adamg - 10/8/19 - 3:39 pm
Proposed Boylston Building

Architect's rendering of Boylston building.

Scape, a British company that initially wanted to build a 533-bed private dorm building on Boylston Street, has filed new plans with the BPDA that now call for a Boylston Street building with 477 market-rate apartments - and for 445 apartments in a new Audubon Circle building and another 220 apartments in a new building on Charlesgate West. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/19 - 9:55 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Uno Pizzeria and Grill on Boylston Street has closed for good, leaving just one Uno left in the entire city (plus its headquarters, in West Roxbury).

By adamg - 9/23/19 - 3:40 pm

Boston Police report a firefighter leaving the Boylston Street fire station Sunday morning narrowly avoided having his head cracked open with a crowbar swung by a guy who was initially using it to try to break into the firefighter's car. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 9:09 pm
Architect's rendering of 350 Boylston Street proposal

If you were a pigeon flying over the Public Garden, this is what you would see.

The Druker Co., which won city approval more than ten years ago to replace the old Shreve, Crump & Low building at Boylston and Arlington streets with a multi-faceted glass cube, then never did, has asked the BPDA to let it go ahead with the project. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 3:16 pm
Dark sky approaches

Looking west on Boylston Street near Mass Ave.

By adamg - 9/16/19 - 5:09 pm

The State House News Service reports the governor wants to sell the Hynes off for redevelopment and use the money to expand the South Boston convention center.

By adamg - 9/11/19 - 8:58 am

The T's Joe Pesaturo reports a crew restored the luster to one of the historic trolleys parked at Boylston this morning by removing the graffiti somebody had sprayed on it.

By adamg - 9/10/19 - 9:50 pm

UPDATE: Graffiti removed.

Transit Police say they are conducting "an active investigation" to find whoever sprayed graffiti on one of the two historic trolleys stored at Boylston on the Green Line. 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 - 9/6/19 - 9:55 am

Emerson Today recounts the history of the landmark building at Boylston and Tremont streets - and tells us who Little was.

Historian Walter Muir Whitehill said the Little Building was “the most glamorous office building of the era of World War I.” It was later dubbed the “The City Under One Roof,” as it housed 600 offices, 37 stores, a post office, a restaurant, and underground passageways connecting to the Boylston Street T station and the neighboring Majestic and Plymouth theaters.

By adamg - 9/3/19 - 11:21 pm

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports Boston Municipal Court Judge Richard Sinnott refused to let its prosecutors drop charges against seven people arrested during protests Saturday over the pro-Trump bigot march through Back Bay and downtown. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/19 - 6:53 pm
Not a dick

He only looks like a spotted dick from behind; he's really a Trump dinosaur. Photo by Kris Haight.

A couple of hundred Trump-supporting racists and bigots marched down Boylston and Tremont streets today, vastly outnumbered by both police and by protesters. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/19 - 1:29 pm

Boston Police announce tight security measures to ensure none of the white supremacists seeking publicity by marching through Boston tomorrow get to act like armed toddlers. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/19 - 9:56 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a plan by the owners of the Verb Hotel to add ten rear units along Van Ness Street in the Fenway for people who have always wanted to stay in a mobile home without worrying about getting carried away by a tornado. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/19 - 9:57 pm
One of the Boylston Street memorials for the victims of the 2013 Marathon bombers

The two Boylston Street memorials for the four who died at the hands of the 2013 Marathon bombers were formally unveiled tonight. Chris photographed them.

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