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By adamg - 9/16/19 - 8:56 am

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.

By adamg - 9/13/19 - 10:56 am

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.

By adamg - 9/10/19 - 10:48 am
Architect's rendering

Architect's rendering.

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.

By adamg - 9/9/19 - 8:45 am

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.

By adamg - 9/7/19 - 12:33 am

State Police report the man who managed to carjack a Kia on the Bowker Overpass, drive against traffic and then flip the vehicle at the start of rush hour on Friday was arrested at the scene. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/19 - 2:37 pm

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.

Earlier:
Somebody with a better calendar.

By adamg - 9/3/19 - 6:57 am
Storrowed rental truck on Storrow Drive

Around 11 p.m. on Monday, just before the end of another Allston Christmas, the driver of a rental truck made contact with the Silber Way footbridge on Storrow Drive, as Chris shows us.

Now, the truck is facing inbound on the outbound side of Storrow; in an attempt to get it out. Presumably, they eventually figured it out. Another view, by KMV: Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/19 - 9:56 am

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.

By adamg - 8/21/19 - 6:12 pm

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.

By adamg - 8/20/19 - 8:57 pm
Roy Rogers stuff in Boston

Drew Starr reports finding a stack of food containers, a couple of biscuits and some sort of glop in a plastic container piled high at Massachusetts and Huntington avenues tonight. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 8:25 am
Remains of a Hemenway apartment building being torn down

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.

By adamg - 8/3/19 - 3:30 pm

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.

By adamg - 7/11/19 - 9:33 am
Human flexposts along Fenway.

Human flexposts along the Fenway this morning. Photo by Cambridge Bicycle Safety.

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.

By adamg - 7/7/19 - 10:32 pm
Spent balloons near Fenway park

Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report seizing "67 canisters containing a substance believed to be Nitrous Oxide in the area surrounding Fenway Park" before the Phish concert there on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/19 - 6:45 pm
Storm over downtown Boston

Jonathan Berk enjoyed the drop in humidity that the storm brought to downtown Boston.

Up at Revere Beach, Marianna McCormick was among those forced to seek shelter from the storm: Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/19 - 10:24 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Lower Depths shuts down for good tonight.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:59 pm
Architect's rendering of 72 Burbank St.

No students, but plenty of birds.

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.

By adamg - 6/14/19 - 9:01 am
Rabbit in the Kenmore Square Green Line station

A concerned citizen filed a 311 request shortly after 7 p.m. yesterday about this micro-Harvey down on the platform at Kenmore: Read more.

By adamg - 6/12/19 - 12:27 pm

The MFA reports its hired former state Attorney General Scott Harshbarger to review both what happened to seventh graders from the Davis Leadership Academy on May field trip and how it investigated and responded to the incident. Read more.

By adamg - 6/8/19 - 11:33 am

A Green Line car derailed around 11 a.m. NBC Boston reports 11 people were injured, including the driver.

Bryan Marden, who was on the car that derailed, and who took photos, reports: Read more.

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