Boylston Street

By - 2/8/19 - 10:20 am

A Mattapan man should not have been tossed in a holding cell for several hours after he was arrested on Boylston Street near Tremont by a Boston police officer who mistook him for somebody else who had warrants out for his arrest, a federal jury decided this week. Read more.

By - 2/6/19 - 9:30 am

WFXT reports police ordered five restaurants along the parade route to shut their outdoor patios yesterday - and issued them citations - because their patios are only allowed to be open between April 1 and Nov. 1 - rolling rallies on unseasonably warm February days not excluded. Read more.

By - 2/5/19 - 12:45 pm
Construction workers watch Patriots go by

Construction workers took a break from rehabbing Emerson College's Little Building to watch the Patriots make the turn from Boylston Street onto Tremont Street.

Michael Ratty captured Gronk being Gronk: Read more.

By - 2/5/19 - 11:02 am
Brady jersey at zoning meetin

Zoning hearings went on this morning, but with a nod to events outside City Hall.

Chick-fil-A won permission from the Zoning Board of Appeals today to begin outfitting the Boloco at 569 Boylston St. as a two-story chicken-sandwich emporium. Read more.

By - 2/4/19 - 9:47 pm

Boston Police post details of the Tuesday Patriots parade, along with helpful hints that basically boil down to: Don't be a knucklehead.

By - 1/31/19 - 7:52 pm
Dog being given oxygen at Jamaica Plain fire

EMTs give dog oxygen at fire. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire at 49 Boylston St. displaced six people and two dogs, one of whom required a bit of medical attention at the scene. Read more.

By - 12/22/18 - 11:32 am
Restoring building cladding on Boylston Street in the Fenway

This morning, Jeremy Sarna watched workers restore the cladding that fell off one of those brand-spanking new buildings on Boylston Street in the Fenway in the wind yesterday. The wind-whipped building pieces shut Boylston Street overnight and into this morning.

By - 12/11/18 - 12:27 pm

A patron at Top Mix Bar and Kitchen on Norfolk Avenue in Roxbury left her clutch outside, went back out to retrieve it and found it but with $360 missing, then got punched in the face by the man who'd been captured on surveillance video lifting the money, police and the bar's owner told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By - 11/14/18 - 2:22 pm
Architect's rendering of project from Newbury Street

Instead of a view of sky and the turnpike, people on Newbury Street could see this.

A developer's proposal to bridge the turnpike along the more barren side of Mass. Ave. between Newbury and Boylston streets could mean several dramatic changes to the block beyond just towers covering what is now an open-air highway. Read more.

By - 11/1/18 - 4:05 pm

A British developer wants to replace one of the last remaining low-rise buildings on the south side of Boylston Street with 500 apartments and support services aimed at the city's burgeoning population of graduate students. Read more.

By - 10/31/18 - 3:29 pm
John Kelly on a Duck Boat

Martin Lieberman was among the tens of thousands who lined Boylston and Cambridge street to watch the Red Sox rolling rally today. Among the people he spotted: Relief pitcher Joe Kelly and 2004 star Pedro Martinez. Read more.

By - 10/31/18 - 3:19 pm

UPDATE: Released on personal recognizance at his arraignment, Suffolk County DA's office reports.

Maybe he meant well, like other people at the rolling rally tossing beers up to Red Sox players, but whatever the intent, Boston Police report a Sandwich resident faces arraignment on charges that include assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for an incident during the parade on Boylston Street in Copley Square around 11:40 a.m.

Officers placed the suspect in custody after observing him throw an unopened can of beer at one of the Duck Boats, striking an adult male party on board. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

By - 9/28/18 - 5:53 pm

UPDATE: Emerson reports the event has been moved to "a more secure location," but doesn't say where. The Globe says maybe City Hall Plaza.

Emerson College, which owns the Colonial Theatre, says it plans to exercise its landlord's prerogative to have Monday's talk by Sen. Jeff Flake and Ohio Governor John Kasich canceled or moved somewhere off college property. In a letter to the college, Emerson President Lee Pelton writes this afternoon: Read more.

By - 9/11/18 - 9:16 pm

Enormous Printed Mural Installation in Fenway Boston

Nate Swain, who knows something about big art, watched Raul de Nieves install his work All Is One on the side of the Fenway Community Health building on Boylston Street in the Fenway last month.

By - 8/31/18 - 2:11 pm

Boston Police report officers tipped off that a guy might be strolling down Boylston Street last night stopped him between Arlington and Berkeley streets and found it was true. Read more.

By - 8/15/18 - 2:06 pm

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans by Dillon's, 955 Boylston St., to host acoustic performers both inside and on a patio outside and to give the maitre d' the ability to spin records when nobody's doing live singing. Read more.

By - 7/26/18 - 9:33 pm

Near the fountains on Boylston Street around 7:25 p.m., NBC Boston reports. The homicide unit was called in because of the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 7/21/18 - 10:13 am

NBC Boston brings us up to date on that horrible building where the Tannery used to be (you know the one): After it dropped some mortar on Boylston Street in Feburary, the entire rear of the building just collapsed last month.

By - 7/11/18 - 12:30 pm

A Suffolk County grand jury yesterday indicted a cop from a Philadelphia suburb and a pal on a charge of aggravated assault and battery for a January fight that sent a BC student to the hospital with injuries that required him to have his jaw wired shut for three weeks - and to have permanent metal plates installed in his jaw and cheek - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/5/18 - 8:36 pm
Smoking manhole in Back Bay

Harry Grillo reports Boston firefighters are outside the BPL's Boylston Street entrance, where a manhole began getting all nasty around 8:30 p.m.

Alexandra Zafris reports: Read more.