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By adamg - 5/7/19 - 9:51 pm
Pickup truck travels down a dedicated bike lane in Boston

Parking in a bike lane? Boring, not worth mentioning anymore. But even a jaded Bostonian like our own roving UHub photographer AlisonO could only watch in amazement today when a guy in a pickup drovee down the protected bike lanes, the ones blocked off to keep people like him away, on Staniford Street so he could get to the parking lot on the corner with Merrimac that much faster.

Just when I thought Boston drivers couldn't surprise me.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 6:28 pm
Jennifer Nassour

Jennifer Nassour of the Back Bay today announced her candidacy for the District 8 (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill, West End) City Council seat that Josh Zakim is giving up.

Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/19 - 9:52 pm

The Globe reports that Josh Zakim (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill, Bay Village) won't be running for re-election this fall.

Zakim, first elected in 2013, joins Tim McCarthy (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan), who announced in January he wouldn't be running again.

By adamg - 3/9/19 - 4:34 pm
Building on fire near TD Garden

Boston firefighters responded to Causeway Street around 4:20 p.m. for what turned into a three-alarm fire on the 25th floor of a building under construction next to Boston Garden. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/19 - 11:48 am
By adamg - 2/21/19 - 11:43 am
Map of proposed new buildings at Massachusetts General Hospital

Where the new buildings would go.

Massachusetts General Hospital this week filed its plans for a $1-billion project that would not only provide "21st century care in a 21st century environment" but create "a place of refuge" where hospital staffers and patients could shelter for up to four days in the face of the worst nature - or man - could throw at Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 1/28/19 - 10:03 am
Broken escalator at North Station

Was it only three weeks ago that the pedestrian tunnel under Causeway Street finally opened? T.J. Winnick reports this morning:

Not only is the weeks-old North Station tunnel way too narrow for rush hour but the escalator has already been out of order since last week!

By adamg - 1/23/19 - 2:36 pm

WBUR reports on Mass. General's plans, which includes two new 12-story buildings and 450 single-patient rooms.

By adamg - 1/21/19 - 11:00 pm
Charles River encased in ice

Rick Macomber reports:

The crackle of breaking ice pierces the silence as this boat slowly pushes through the frozen Charles River last night

By adamg - 1/18/19 - 12:16 pm
Cabral, Ross and Linskey

Cabral makes a point at hearing as Ross listens. Linskey sits behind them.

The Zoning Board of Appeals this week approved what would be Boston's first recreational pot shop, in the old Hilton Tent City building on Friend Street, near North Station. Read more.

By adamg - 5/17/18 - 10:41 am
Garden garage being demolished

Adam Castiglioni watched this morning as the old Boston Garden garage started coming down to make way for a new residential tower.

By adamg - 5/8/18 - 12:08 pm

A man who came under attack by a group of other men outside West End Johnnies, 138 Portland St., was thrown through a bar window into the bar shortly before 2 a.m. on Jan. 28, a Boston Police detective and the bar's attorney said today. Read more.

By adamg - 4/17/18 - 11:24 am

The guy was just not doing well at West End Johnnies on Super Bowl Sunday: The Patriots had lost, the bar wanted him to leave because he'd had too much to drink and then the cops showed up when he refused to leave. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/18 - 8:54 am

Mark Love, 55, is scheduled for arraignment in Boston Municipal Court today on charges he fatally stabbed Darryl Noles, 53, on Causeway Street Tuesday night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Update from the DA's office: Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/18 - 8:51 am

Victim identified as Darryl Noles, 53.

Boston Police report a man in his 50s was fatally stabbed around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday at 10 Causeway St.

The victim is Boston's 15th murder victim this year.

By adamg - 3/26/18 - 1:04 pm
Firefighters in Hawthorne Place hallway

Firefighters in a soggy 12th-floor hallway. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire on the 12th floor of 9 Hawthorne Pl. this morning was confined to a single apartment, but resulted in water damage to the 12th and 11th floors. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/18 - 9:00 pm
Sunset over the Charles

John Gage watched the sun go down through the cupola of the Liberty Hotel and over the Charles River.

By adamg - 3/2/18 - 10:59 am
Flooded Causeway Street in Boston

That only looks like a squid swimming up the street - we think. See it larger.

David reports Causeway Street is now closed between North Washington Street and North Station due to flooding.

And as high tide rolls in, the wharves along Boston Harbor in the North End have surrendered to the sea. Chad Jackson shows us the Sargent's Wharf parking lot: Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/18 - 9:34 am

Investors are snapping up condos in the heart of Boston like nobody's business, and Mayor Walsh's proposed regulations wouldn't do enough to stop them from squeezing out people who actually want to live in the city, according to a study by a consortium of neighborhood groups. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/18 - 10:31 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the West End Civic Association next week discusses "what needs to be done to control the proliferation of AirBnBs and illegal rentals in West End apartment buildings."

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. on Feb. 15 in the Amy Lowell Community Room, 65 Martha Rd.

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