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By adamg - 1/29/22 - 9:09 pm
Snow at Longwood station on the Green Line

Roving UHub photographer Anna Geneva captured the Longwood Green Line stop tonight.

She probably enjoyed the view a bit more than the driver who managed to get a beefy SUV stuck on the Green Line in Cooldige Corner - not to mention the people in the trolleys on either side who got blocked by it, like Agiocochook1: Read more.

By adamg - 1/27/22 - 10:43 am

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a new taqueria on Comm. Ave. in the heart of the ravenous BU campus, but rejected its proposal to stay open until 4 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 1/26/22 - 9:10 am

The Daily Free Press reports on a walkout by social-work students - and some professors.

By adamg - 1/21/22 - 6:30 pm

Updated with news about another trolley getting snagged tonight.

A mechanism at the mouth of the Riverside Line's Fenway tunnel that is supposed to help protect the tunnel from flooding is now damaging some pantographs that power trolleys as they move between the underground and surface-level tracks. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/22 - 1:13 pm

The T is running buses between Fenway and Reservoir because of some sort of power problem on the Riverside Line near Beaconsfield.

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By adamg - 1/17/22 - 11:38 am
Rainbow over Uphams Corner

As the storm ended this morning, David Palomares couldn't help but notice the rainbow over Uphams Corner.

Ryan had a good view in the Fenway: Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/22 - 11:39 am
Firefighters at gas-main leak on Brookline Avenue

The Boston Fire Department reports that workers building the expansion of the former Landmark Center, now known as 401 Park, hit a gas main under 201 Brookline Ave. around 10 a.m. Workers were evacuated and National Grid called in to fix the pipe.

By adamg - 1/13/22 - 10:43 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Garrett Harker, forced out of the Hotel Commonwealth in Kenmore Square, plans to open four "food and beverage concepts" in a new luxury building a couple blocks from the hotel at 771 Beacon St..

By adamg - 1/8/22 - 11:40 am
Bobcat clearing Massachusetts Avenue bike lane

Boston Public Works shows us one of their mini-plows clearing the Mass. Ave. bike lane across from the Christian Science Center early this morning.

By adamg - 1/7/22 - 8:56 am
Snow in Dorchester

Jay Kenney looked out his Dorchester window and saw nearly 10 inches on the ground and more coming.

Over in the Fenway, Voo Doo was ready for a little scraping: Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/22 - 12:15 pm
Rendering of proposed Brookline Avenue complex

Possible rendering by Sasaki Associates.

Skanska USA has filed preliminary plans with the BPDA for the proposed six-acre, four-building mixed-use complex it plans to build with Simmons University off Brookline Avenue as the school moves its current dorms to new space on its main campus a few blocks away. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/22 - 12:29 pm

Update: The board found a violation for providing free drinks, but not for the possible drink spiking, which was not a subject of the bar's citation.

The Boston Licensing Board will have to decide whether a bartender at Game On on Lansdowne Street gave three young women free shots - possibly spiked with a date-rape drug - during a brief July visit, or whether something else might have caused their memory loss, heavy vomiting and odd behavior after they left. Read more.

By adamg - 12/27/21 - 9:35 am

WFXT reports on this morning's deployment of National Guard troops to help weary hospital workers deal with the latest Covid-19 surge.

Meanwhile, the Daily Free Press reports Boston University saw its highest one-day Covid-19 numbers ever last Tuesday.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 11:40 am

Northeastern News reports officials made the decision for "ongoing commitment to maintaining the continuity of learning and research, while keeping the community safe." Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/21 - 3:09 pm

This time for boosters, WBZ reports.

By adamg - 12/14/21 - 8:40 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say walked up to the front desk at the Hotel Commonwealth around 4:20 a.m., gave staffers a gun and asked if they could dispose of it for him. Read more.

By adamg - 12/10/21 - 12:09 pm

Boston University announced today it will require all students, professors, staff and other "affiliates" to show proof they've gotten a Covid-19 booster shot by Feb. 4. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/21 - 11:45 am

Northeastern University today told students, faculty and other workers they will have to show proof of a booster Covid-19 shot by Jan. 18. Read more.

By adamg - 12/2/21 - 9:59 pm

Samuels & Associates told the BPDA today it will soon file detailed plans for a 553,000-square-foot replacement for the creaky old Star Market on Boylston Street in the Fenway, that will include R&D labs and associated offices as well as ground-floor commercial space and new green space on a lot now occupied by a shuttered gas station.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 2:21 pm
Firefighters on ladders at Symphony Road

Boston firefighters responded to 49 Symphony Rd., for a fire called in around 2:15 p.m. Read more.

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