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By adamg - 11/12/19 - 9:55 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a one-year extension for a company that wants to open a medical-marijuana dispensary at 331A-333 Newbury St., so that it can finalize a formal "host agreement" with the mayor's office and win state approval. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/19 - 10:11 am

The Beacon Hill Times looks at a Boston Transportation Department proposal to continue the Southwest Corridor walking and bike paths that now end at Dartmouth Street to the West End via routes that could include streets and parks in the South End, Bay Village, downtown, and Chinatown. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/19 - 10:20 am

Sure, you thought we'd passed Peak Cupcake long ago, but Boston Restaurant Talk reports a place called Little Miss Cupcape (it's based in Hyannis) is opening at 250 Newbury St. Can a froyo revival be far behind?

By adamg - 10/31/19 - 9:48 am
People on trees in the Public Garden

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint:

Walking through public garden observed many people climbing and jumping on tree branches

By adamg - 10/29/19 - 8:54 am

The Boston Sun reports on a recent forum with Kenzie Bok and Jennifer Nassour, who are running for the District 8 (Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Fenway, Mission Hill) seat that Josh Zakim is retiring from.

By adamg - 10/26/19 - 10:39 pm
Public Garden on a fall day

Jonathan Berk reports there's nothing quite like the Public Garden on a gorgeous fall day.

By adamg - 10/25/19 - 8:56 am

Back Bay Hardware, 221 Newbury St., is closing forever on Oct. 31, after 76 years in business. Lex Stevens, who has owned the store the last 25 years, tries to explain the closing: 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 - 10/24/19 - 1:11 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the impending demise of Papa Razzi, 159 Newbury St.

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 - 10/20/19 - 7:01 pm
Head of the Charles

Jonathan Berk took in the Head of the Charles today:

Have to love Boston on days like today with views like this!

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 - 10/18/19 - 1:34 pm

WABC in New York reports that Barneys New York now plans to shut all of its stores as it sinks further into bankruptcy. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/19 - 10:21 am

An annoyed citizen filed a 311 report this morning about a "horrific fan" noise reverberating through the Back Bay, possibly from a busted roof fan at a particular building on St. Botolph Street.

Another annoyed citizen posted some audio last nigh of what sounded like "a massive tea kettle going off:" Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/19 - 9:39 am
Giant heads of Boston

Boston has tons of statues, but only a select few are giant heads rising from the ground. The other day, we went on a tour of the city to take a look at some of these bad boys and girls: 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 - 10/9/19 - 5:11 pm

The Boston Public Health Commission reports a Boston resident who was out and about last week has been diagnosed with measles, and is urging anybody who doesn't know their measles vaccination status to get a new MMR shot if they were at any of the following locations: Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 11:53 pm
Squished truck

Ed. note: Sometimes a picture isn't worth quite a thousand words. I originally wrote the sign took out the truck, based on the photo. In fact, the photo shows where the driver stopped after hitting the Silber Footbridge, which is what State Police said and I missed in my zeal for a funny headline. I've corrected the headline and post.

Police report Storrow truck drivers batted .333 this morning: One cracked his truck open like a walnut while two others managed to avoid the embarrassment - if not the tickets State Police routinely hand out to drivers who manage to get on the truck-unfriendly road. 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).

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