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By adamg - 7/14/22 - 12:40 pm

Harvard Book Store owners Jeff Mayersohn and Linda Seamonson announced today they're opening a second branch across the river - in the Prudential Center space Barnes & Noble vacated in June. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 3:35 pm

Law 360 covers today's acquittal of Mario Batali on a sexual-assault charge for an incident at a bar next to the Italian food court at the Pru that used to have his name on it.

By adamg - 5/6/22 - 5:00 pm

Mario Batali, who used to come up to Boston to promote his Eataly food court at the Prudential Center, returns to Boston next week for jury selection for his trial on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident involving a fan at a now closed bar next to Eataly back in 2017. Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/22 - 4:03 pm

The Pru Barnes & Noble says a rent dispute means it's closing June 19th: Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/22 - 10:13 am

Boston Police report arresting a pair of alleged thieves who made off with $4,000 worth of sunglasses from the Prudential Center Mall before being arrested behind a parked car a few blocks away where they were trying in vain to hide from officers looking for them. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/22 - 2:23 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Hyde Park man on charges he held up the Santander Bank branch on the Huntington Avenue side of the Prudential Center around 12:15 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/21 - 10:14 am
Fog breaks up over Back Bay

Ryan spotted the Pru and 1 Dalton emerging from the fog this morning.

By adamg - 8/31/21 - 7:10 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports that around 3:45 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a car fire on the turnpike in the Pru tunnel - which sent smoke into the first floor of Copley Place - and found the flaming car and two separate crashes, one involving six cars, the other two cars.

By adamg - 6/29/21 - 8:00 pm

Boston Police report a bicyclist working for a food-delivery service was attacked by another bicyclist with a knife around 9:40 p.m. on Monday outside a Prudential Center entrance. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/21 - 9:04 am
Prudential building through snow-covered trees

Matthew Ireland snapped the Pru through the snow-frosted trees of the Southwest Corridor Park at Holyoke Street after the snow stopped on Sunday.

By adamg - 10/29/20 - 9:45 pm

Pru management sent a memo to tenants that they can expect to see boarded-up entrances, barriers and increased security starting today.

By adamg - 9/30/20 - 9:47 pm
Harvest moon over the Prudential building

Sasha captured an epic harvest moon over the Pru this evening.

Also: Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 11:47 pm

Boston Police have released photos of numerous people captured on security cameras at Neiman-Marcus, 100 Huntington Ave., looting the place in the rampaging that took place on May 31 into June 1 following a peaceful protest march from Nubian Square to the Common. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 10:40 am
Turkeys at the Prudential Center

Rob C. wonders if there's an omen involved with all these turkeys at the Prudential Center this morning.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 3:36 pm

The Globe reports the restaurant with the sky-high views will be closing forever in April - along with the Skywalk.

Via Boston Restaurant Talk.

By adamg - 1/1/20 - 2:13 pm
Prudential building welcomes 2020

David Parsons took in the Back Bay as the New Year arrived.

Leslee captured the Public Garden bridge on First Night: Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/19 - 9:45 am
Statue in front of the Pru

Good news for folks with some Quest love. Photo by Alexandra Molnar.

First a tot lot on Beacon Hill got a bronze statue of a turtle (since moved into the shade so it no longer burns little kids). Now Smith Playground in Allston will be getting the 27-foot-tall "Quest Eternal" statue of a naked man reaching for the stars, or perhaps a towel, that was posed in front of the Boylston Street side of the Prudential Center until 2014. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/19 - 12:27 pm
Giant pothole in Pru tunnel

State Police report crews closed off a lane on the Pru exit ramp off the turnpike after this sinkhole erupted but not before, WBZ reports, it chewed its way through the tires of several cars.

By adamg - 5/22/19 - 8:52 pm

Mario Batali,will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court Friday on a charge of indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a woman at the now closed Towne restaurant at the Prudential Center in 2017, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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