4/23/19 - 10:54 pm

The Happy Super Mart, 122 Seaver St., at Humboldt Avenue, was held up by a man with a gun around 10:45 p.m.

4/23/19 - 10:14 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Green Briar Pub on Washington Street in Brighton Center will have its final last call on May 6.

4/23/19 - 10:02 pm
Planned work at Back Bay station

The MBTA reports it's begun work - finally - on systems aimed at curbing the amount of diesel smoke that now pours into Back Bay station's concourse whenever one of its trains pulls into the station. Read more.

4/23/19 - 2:46 pm
Red Line shed in South Boston

New shed being built next to Track 61. See it larger.

John Keith snapped a photo of a new shed and siding near Cypher Street that the MBTA is having built along Track 61 - a former freight line and the last rail connection to the South Boston Waterfront - where the T will test those new Red Line trains we should see someday. Read more.

4/23/19 - 2:09 pm
Hull commuter ferry to Long Wharf

I took this photo with my phone as I waited on the gangway for the 6 a.m. commuter ferry from Hull to Long Wharf. It is a photo of the boat house from which rowers from the Hull Lifesaving Museum launch their boats every Saturday morning.

4/23/19 - 12:46 pm

City Councilor Michelle Wu (at large) says a rapidly growing Boston can no longer simply dole out unlimited free resident parking permits to residents and wants the city to start charging $25 per annual sticker - with exemptions for senior citizens, low-income residents and home-health and BPS staff who make regular home visits. Read more.

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.

4/23/19 - 12:01 pm

And one of those reasons would be a manhunt for a man police believed had just murdered somebody with a sawed-off shotgun, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.

4/23/19 - 10:58 am
A horse near some water in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

4/23/19 - 9:43 am

WBUR reports the lawyer for the California guy who called the Globe more than a dozen times last August to threaten to storm the newsroom and kill people says the guy now realizes he was a shmuck and will plead guilty in Boston federal court and apologize. Read more.

4/23/19 - 7:59 am

WBZ reports 12 people had to be evacuated from a triple decker on Boylston Street in Jamaica Plain due to major flooding caused by rain coming in through the roof.

4/22/19 - 11:47 pm
Forest Hills upper busway with lots of water

Dalgonon snapped the new upper busway at Forest Hills during the rain today shortly before 6 p.m. - probably making lower-busway riders jealous with how little water there was. In any case, the T promised to take a look.

4/22/19 - 8:41 pm

WBZ reports the problem at the Towers of Chestnut Hill was not so much the small fire as the water that got into the electrical system.

4/22/19 - 4:25 pm
Storrowed truck near BU

The Storrow bridges maintained their undefeated record this afternoon as James Noonan shows us on the eastbound side, at BU.

Matt Niermeyer gives us another view of the remains of the truck: Read more.

4/22/19 - 4:19 pm

WCVB posts some video of a battle-to-the-ground fight on Harvard Avenue at River Street this afternoon.

4/22/19 - 1:56 pm

Visualizing environmental justice on the Chelsea Creek

Researchers from Northeastern, the MIT Media Lab and Chelsea's GreenRoots worked with local teens from along Chelsea Creek to graphically illustrate ongoing chemical discharges into the river, which basically serves as a funnel for most of the Boston area's heating oil, jet fuel and road salt.

4/22/19 - 12:53 pm

A worried resident files a 311 complaint about all the snakes on Lambert Street, near Highland Street: Read more.

4/22/19 - 12:26 pm

WBUR's Max Larkin is livetweeting today's interviews. So is the Globe's Meghan Irons.

4/22/19 - 12:21 pm

Patch is reporting That the Boston Public Health Commission is scheduling spraying for mosquito control in wetland areas around Hyde Park and West Roxbury. The article says that this specific spraying will not require any specific precautions by persons in the areas. Spraying will be from helicopters flying over the areas late at night. Read more.

4/22/19 - 11:56 am

George DeFina, 71, owner of DeNo's on Centre Street in West Roxbury, died Saturday.

DeFina, who grew up in Roxbury and graduated from the Boston Trade High School, opened DeNo's in 1983.