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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

Around 2 a.m. outside the CVS near Dartmouth 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.

By adamg - 8/17/19 - 6:43 pm

The BPDA board on Thursday approved plans for a two-building complex along Mass Ave. across atop the turnpike and what is now the Mass Ave. turnpike entrance. Read more.

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 - 6/24/19 - 2:35 pm

St. Francis House, which provides services to the homeless on Boylston Street, says it's hoping for $10,000 for emergency plumbing supplies so it can resume providing showers and hot meals. Currently, the kitchen is flooded from a burst pipe.

With roughly 500 men and women who desperately rely on our refuge services every day, this is absolutely devastating.

By adamg - 5/7/19 - 3:09 pm

A woman managed to get several people angry at her and then ejected from Whiskey Saigon, 116 Boylston St., early on March 9. One of them wound up beaten up by other club goers. Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/19 - 12:25 pm

A man who had just sat down for dinner at the Pour House on Boylston Street got stabbed in the lower lip when he rose to defend his friend from a guy who'd grabbed a knife off another table and lunged at them in February, the man and police told the Boston Licensing Board today.

Police and the victim described the odd events that led up to the lip lancing around 1:45 a.m. on Feb. 27: Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/19 - 12:40 pm
Flaming awning in Brookline

Maggie Hoffman reports the awning at a mattress store on Beacon Street, across from Winchester Street in Brookline, burst into flames shortly before 12:30 p.m., but was quickly put out. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/19 - 12:35 pm
Architect's rendering

Architect's rendering.

A British company that specializes in building private dorm buildings has filed formal plans for a 15-story, 533-bed dorm on the Boylston Street block across from the Fenway Park side, between the Sunoco station and Jersey Street. Read more.

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.

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