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By adamg - 1/29/20 - 9:23 am
Rendering of new Green Line station

Rendering of one of the upgraded stops.

The Daily Free Press reports a contractor is expected to begin work soon to build two new Green Line stations along Commonwealth Avenue that will replace four current stops. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/20 - 3:27 pm

Scape North America, which is planning a 477-unit apartment building on Boylston Street in the Fenway, announced today it's signed a letter of intent with the Theater Offensive to run the 10,000-square-foot, 156-seat black-box theater that will be part of the new building. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 9:18 pm

WCVB reports a Northeastern student from Boston has been diagnosed with measles. The story provides a list of places where the student might have spread the virus to people not protected by vaccination.

By adamg - 12/29/19 - 11:11 pm

MassDOT reported Sunday night that repairs to the Worcester Line tracks near Lansdowne are "substantially complete" and that service would likely be back to normal Monday, but there's a storm coming and that might cause its own issues, in part because of some of the repair work that remains to be finished: Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/19 - 11:49 pm

Kristen Mobilia uncovers her ears long enough to type:

Have you heard about a pervasive high pitched tone that is heard across the Fenway? It is going on right now & many neighbors hear it as well. This happens fairly regularly for long periods of time...911 and 311 have been alerted - no response

Another report: Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/19 - 11:30 pm

The Green Line came to a grinding halt on Comm. Ave. at the BU Bridge tonight when somebody in a Tesla wound up enmeshed with the tracks, KMV reports. No word if the driver claimed to be just following GPS directions or maybe taking care of his dog in the back seat while on autopilot, but whatever the reason, a big ol' tow truck had to be called in to get the expensive doorstop off the tracks.

By adamg - 12/13/19 - 2:13 pm

A Fenway man faces federal charges that he took out life-insurance policies on his already dead brother, then tried to cash in on them. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/19 - 9:00 am
New beer offerings at the Deli Haus in Kenmore Square

Michelle Juralewicz reports:

Found this blast from Kenmore Square past at my parents' house.

They closed in December, 2001, a victim of Kenmore's BUification.

By adamg - 12/3/19 - 2:35 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Tony C's, which replaced Jerry Remy's on Boylston Street, has closed for good.

By adamg - 11/11/19 - 12:59 pm

The Gold Dust Orphans, who have been performing at Machine on Boylston Street in the Fenway since 1995, are moving to the Lithuanian Club, 368 West Broadway in South Boston, where they will open with "Christmas on Uranus," starting Dec. 5. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 11:56 am
Coke truck being turned around on Storrow Drive

Frog Lane Harpy had no choice but to watch State Police help the driver of a Coke truck turn around and not storrow:

Spent 7 minutes watching this vehicle do a U-turn at 7:20 this morning. Just past Fenway exit WB.

By adamg - 10/31/19 - 5:48 pm

If you happen to be downtown or in the Back Bay or the Fenway this evening and wonder about the Major Motorcade and all the police and stuff, it's because German Präsident Frank-Walter Steinmeier is Hubbing it to conclude "the official end of Wunderbar Together, the Year of German-America Friendship," with a joint concert by the BSO and the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester tonight. Read more.

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 - 10/24/19 - 10:11 am

The US chapter of the National Trust for Scotland announces that the Fenway's long missing statue of Robert Burns and his dog, Luath, will be formally re-unveiled in its original location in the Back Bay Fens on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/17/19 - 10:10 am
Tree on car on Symphony Road

As you might expect, Boston 311 is getting lots of reports about downed trees, including this one on a car on Symphony Road in the Fenway.

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 - 10/10/19 - 9:25 am

The Daily Free Press reports growing numbers of BU students are using scooters - most of them non-electric - to get from A to B on the elongated BU campus; quotes a BU official as saying there's only so much they can do to keep scootin' scholars from getting flattened on public roads in a city with no formal scooter regulations.

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 - 10/8/19 - 3:39 pm
Proposed Boylston Building

Architect's rendering of Boylston building.

Scape, a British company that initially wanted to build a 533-bed private dorm building on Boylston Street, has filed new plans with the BPDA that now call for a Boylston Street building with 477 market-rate apartments - and for 445 apartments in a new Audubon Circle building and another 220 apartments in a new building on Charlesgate West. Read more.

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