The Globe reports Suffolk University is buying the Ames Hotel across from the Old State House and will convert it into a dorm - much like BU did decades ago with a couple of hotels in Kenmore Square, such as the old Myles Standish Hotel.
With half the sky getting ominously dark (and the other half staying blue) around 4 p.m., we knew exactly what to do: Head to the top of Millennium Park in West Roxbury to catch some storm-cloud action. We were not disappointed, but this time we had company: NBC Boston's radar station on wheels, its radome in the upright position, ready to Doppler the incoming storm like nobody's business: Read more.
Listen, you piece of crap, you're lucky one Alveston Street resident is willing to let it go, just this once. And now, thanks to a roving UHub photographer who found himself on Alveston this afternoon, we're all going to be looking for you, I mean, how many people are out there pushing some new plants around in a wheelbarrow with a hose?
Several nose-holding citizens (or maybe just one particularly incensed citizen) filed 311 complaints yesterday and today about a stench-creating garbage truck that's been just sitting on North Street over the weekend: Read more.