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By adamg - 11/25/22 - 11:39 am

Transit Police report arresting a South End men they say attacked at least two women at the Copley Square Green Line stop this month - and say they are now investigating whether he is responsible for additional attacks. Read more.

By adamg - 9/20/22 - 10:15 am

Huntington Avenue between Brigham Circle and Gainsborough Street and Boylston Street in Copley Square will keep their dedicated bus lanes, city officials announced today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/22 - 2:25 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man for spraying painting graffiti that included the word "GANG" on the walls of the Copley Green Line station around 8:10 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/22 - 9:08 am

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man on gun charges at the Copley Green Line stop Sunday morning because of the "9mm handgun with a high capacity magazine, laser sight affixed and ammunition" inside his backpack. Read more.

By adamg - 8/14/22 - 10:30 pm

Boston Streets Chief Jascha Franklin-Hodge reports contractors began laying down the stencils and paint tonight to create bus lanes down Boylston Street in Copley Square as the first set of temporary bus lanes for the charter buses that will move between Orange Line stations when the trains stop running for a month at 9 p.m. on Friday.

We’re marking around Copley Square now, and moving on to Government Center over the next few nights.

By adamg - 8/1/22 - 9:37 am

The T reminds Green Line riders that it's shutting down the ol' E Line between Copley and Heath between Aug. 6 and Aug. 21 to make improvements, including sprucing up the tracks it didn't get to the last time it shut the line. Riders who'd rather not just walk from Back of the Hill to Copley Square can instead ride the 39 bus, the T says.

By adamg - 7/27/22 - 6:08 pm

The MBTA reports a trolley with an embarrassing door problem at Copley is messing up service on the Green Line. "Trains may be asked to stand by at stations," along with, presumably, their passengers.

By adamg - 7/16/22 - 10:38 am
Bicyclists in Copley Square

Erica Mattison was among the scores of bicyclists yesterday evening in Copley Square who set off for the first Boston Bike Party in a long time.

The Fort Pointer captured the procession through the Seaport (and, yes, one of the Seaport's Lambo drivers making the rounds): Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/22 - 4:00 pm
Wu, Rollins and acting DA Kevin Hayden

Wu, Rollins and acting Suffolk County DA Kevin Hayden exit BPD HQ for press conference.

Mayor Wu and US Attorney Rachael Rollins vowed today to prosecute white supremacists they say attacked a gay, Black man who had the misfortune of walking onto Dartmouth Street just as they were marching to the Back Bay Orange Line stop for a ride out of town on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/22 - 4:31 pm
Nazis at Copley Square library

Nazis under flags they couldn't tear down in Copley Square. Photo by twonickles.

Update: They even used a U-Haul in Boston, but to haul away their riot shields.

Twonickels sums up the scene in Copley Square this afternoon: Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/22 - 10:14 am
Wanted man

Boston Police have released photos of a man wanted for aggravated assault during a Celtics watch party in Copley Square Park around 11:30 p.m. on June 10. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/22 - 10:54 pm
Copley Square watch party

At 10:38 p.m., Frank Solensky posted a photo of hundreds of people watching the Celtics play on a wicked big screen in Copley Square. Read more.

By adamg - 6/8/22 - 2:54 pm
George Aboujaoude

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans to replace the former Storyville club in the Copley Square Hotel at Exeter Street and Huntington Avenue with a restaurant aimed at what its lawyer said was "an older, more sophisticated crowd" only out to "enjoy food," not bring the house down. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/22 - 10:31 am
Statue of Art holding a sign reading: Defend Roe

Emulsion Mike was walking through Copley Square last night when he noticed that the statue of Art outside the main library had a new sign (with several similar signs at her base).

By adamg - 3/10/22 - 2:14 pm

The Boston Sun reports on a "fast casual" Italian restaurant proposed for the Copley Place mall that specializes in chicken pahm.

By adamg - 2/27/22 - 2:09 pm
Ukraine supporters in Boston

Boylston and Newbury streets and the Public Garden were awash in blue and yellow this afternoon as people marched to show their support for Ukraine. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/22 - 3:30 pm

And they videoed themselves giving no shits whatsoever about kids or parents who might have reasons not to want to be exposed to their breath in the middle of a pandemic. Read more.

By adamg - 12/30/21 - 12:09 pm

The Whittier Street Health Center will run a mobile Covid-19 vaccination clinic in Copley Square tomorrow, near the Bostix booth, between noon and 7 p.m. for everybody 5 and up. Then the Boston Public Health Commission will take over and provide shots for everybody 12 and up between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. at the same location.

By adamg - 12/24/21 - 7:39 pm

Leaders of Old South Church in Copley Square shifted planned in-person services on Christmas Eve to online only due to rising Covid-19 numbers and the way the omicron variant spreads so easily. Read more.

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