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By adamg - 10/18/21 - 9:32 am

People recounts what happened at Faneuil Hall Marketplace yesterday.

By adamg - 10/17/21 - 2:47 pm

The MBTA will be giving away $5 Dunk's gift cards at South Station at the convenient time of 1 p.m. on Monday. Bonus: Get a free face mask with every gift card. Workers will also be handing out the gift cards and masks at various subway stops at random times: Maverick, Orient Heights, Wonderland, North Station, Haymarket, South Station, JFK/UMass, Ashmont, Braintree, Harvard, Park Street, Copley, Kenmore, Back Bay and Forest Hills.

By adamg - 10/17/21 - 1:36 pm
Dog can't believe there's a turkey in Downtown Crossing

You can tell that's what Sara Mak's dog was thinking this morning on a walk on Washington Street.

Andrew spotted the bird on Kingston Street: Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/21 - 9:24 am

Hush Crew is a group of local, mostly Asian-Americans who like to dance in public to K-pop. The other day, they were at Summer and Washington street, dancing. Between sets, they wore masks. And that really set some random guy off, to the point where he started calling them communists and tried to pull the mask off one of them. Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/21 - 12:27 pm

WBZ reports Sgt. Clifton McHale will be suspended for eight days for "conduct unbecoming a police officer" for saying he hit protesters - although investigators said he didn't actually do so - the night riots broke out following a peaceful George Floyd march and vigil on May 31, 2020. Read more.

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By adamg - 10/7/21 - 10:26 pm

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By adamg - 10/7/21 - 11:56 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld the right of Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins to drop charges against several people who had been arrested while protesting one of those marches right wingers liked to hold in Boston during the ancien regime of the former president. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/21 - 9:24 am
Max and the Boston skyline in early morning light on East Boston waterfront

EastieStrong snapped Max the Bernedoodle as she rested on a walk along the East Boston waterfront this morning.

By adamg - 10/6/21 - 5:45 pm

Haymarket Pizza, which has been selling pizza by the slice in the heart of Haymarket for 50 years, announced today it's shutting down, the latest in a string of decades-old Boston places that have disappeared over the past couple of years.

The no-nonsense pizzeria originally opened as Al Capone's.

By adamg - 10/6/21 - 11:24 am

The re-birth of the historic Jacob Wirth German restaurant on Stuart Street might coincide with end of the historic Marliave French and Italian restaurant at Bosworth and Province streets. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/21 - 9:38 pm
Wanted for indecent assault and battery

Surveillance photos via Transit PD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say has sexually attacked women at least three times in recent months on the Orange and Green Lines. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/21 - 4:32 pm
Shurtleff's flag

Shurtleff's flag.

Politico reports the Supreme Court has agreed to hear Hal Shurtleff's case that he has a right to use a city-owned flagpole to get his Christianity on. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/21 - 2:06 pm
Workers reinstalling brass trash at Haymarket

Construction workers this week are putting back the bronze trash that commemorates Haymarket, removed a couple of years ago to make way for a nearby construction project. Adam Castiglioni caught some of the action at Blackstone and Haymarket streets today (and Adam Balsam watched yesterday). Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/21 - 10:09 am

BC students scattered like mice when state alcohol inspectors walked into their party at Servia on State Street one April night, but inspectors were able to interview enough of them for a hearing that means the Middle Eastern restaurant will have to go without a liquor license for a week next month. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/21 - 5:59 pm
People train waiting at Park Street

Joe Ruscio was in line at Park Street around 5:20 p.m. for one of the alleged Red Line shuttle buses to JFK/UMass supposedly running due to this morning's Broadway derailment. No buses in sight, he reported.

By adamg - 9/28/21 - 9:46 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation on School Street downtown:

There is a coffee pot (large silver with spout) in the garden along the side of School St by the Alley next to the mailbox. It's silver and in the shrubs next to the street. People commenting it could be something dangerous.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 4:16 pm
Passengers waiting for a train that isn't coming at Maverick

Passengers waiting for an alleged shuttle train to Boston around 3:40. Photo by Nicholas Bauer.

Something went all fizzzly and sparky on the Blue Line this afternoon, turning what is normally a quiet Saturday into the equivalent of a rush-hour commute as the T scrambled to arrange a shuttle train between Maverick and Aquarium on the outbound tracks because the inbound tracks were no longer usable. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 2:43 pm
People demanding the end of Haitian deportation from Del Rio

Ron Newman attended a protest at the JFK Federal Building in Government Center today.

By adamg - 9/23/21 - 11:01 am

The company that owns the retail space between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the Rose Kennedy Greenway says it will soon file detailed plans to add more retail - and office - space and to replace the current steel canopy entrance to the marketplace with a "grand portal" across from Long Wharf to draw even more people in. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/21 - 9:02 pm

At 8:51 p.m., the MBTA announced "a power problem near South Station" and that trains would be standing by at stations.

The announcement, however, doesn't mention anything about trains that were in tunnels when the power went off. Read more.

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