The Ward 10 Democrats are hosting a forum for candidates for the District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) seat that Josh Zakim is giving up, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Tobin School, 40 Smith St. on Mission Hill. Read more.
The Supreme Judicial Court today dismissed a lawsuit by a Revere lawyer challenging the way Boston gave the Red Sox permanent access to Jersey Street, saying he was not directly harmed by the sale and so had no "standing" to sue. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal this morning approved a plan by developer Cabot, Cabot & Forbes to build 440 apartments and condos in three buildings on Kilmarnock and Queensberry streets in the Fenway. Read more.
Storrowing Week continues with a driver who wedged his box truck into the Bowker Overpass at the Fenway exits on Storrow outbound this morning. State Police report they had to shut the right lane at Fenway exits to get the thing out. Eye-in-the-sky video of the non-motile truck.
Shortly before 1 p.m, State Police reported somebody drove an "overheight" truck right into the bottom of a bridge on the outbound side. No injuries, but the right travel lane had to be shut while the remains of the truck were extracted. WCVB has more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a plan by the owners of the Verb Hotel to add ten rear units along Van Ness Street in the Fenway for people who have always wanted to stay in a mobile home without worrying about getting carried away by a tornado. Read more.
Hélène Vincent is running for the District 8 (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill) city-council seat that Josh Zakim is giving up. Last night, she posted a photo of a stairway in an apartment or condo building and, in a series of tweets, reported: Read more.
Yesterday, Tony G. watched crews demolish what was left of 104 Hemenway St., the scene of a 7-alarm fire last fall.
And then he looked closer, and noticed it wasn't just beams and ceilings and walls coming down - it was what the people who had lived there had to leave behind, from an air conditioner still mounted in a window, to coffee makers, dishes and food cans in kitchens: Read more.
Boston Police report a man who stopped to give some change to a man in a wheelchair at the City Convenience store, 702 Commonwealth Ave. early this morning got stabbed in the arm by another man. Read more.
Some 100 area bicyclists took up positions as flexposts on the Fenway this morning to call for more permanent plastic sticks to better protect people riding in the bike lanes along DCR roads - and to do something about the intersection where a bicyclist died after being hit by a cement truck at the intersection with Brookline Avenue. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a six-story apartment building at 72 Burbank St. in the Fenway, where units will be smaller than usually required by city zoning, where residents will get no parking spaces, but annual Bluebike memberships and where students will not be allowed to rent - with the building owner hiring an independent auditor to do annual "rent roll" checks to make sure they stay out. Read more.