A Miami developer has proposed a new complex over the Massachusetts Turnpike and a rarely used Hynes Green Line exit that would include a 12-story life-sciences wing, a 10-story wing with 125 affordable apartments, two new ADA-compliant T-stop entrances and a public bicycle "hub" with bike racks and lockers. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Tasty Burger, which opened at 1301 Boylston St. at Jersey Street when that stretch of Boylston mostly consisted of fast-food joints, gas stations and garages, is moving to Van Ness Street. Read more.
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.
Chris in 02134 shows us the new Lake Charles this morning. Earlier, he watched water bursting up at Charles and Beacon streets and flowing into the Public Garden Lagoon, which broke free from its artificial bounds and flooded the surrounding land: Read more.
A Chinatown resident photographed the newest illiterate scrawlings at Liberty Tree Plaza, the small space in front of the city-owned China Trade Building and BPL branch at Boylston and Washington streets. She took the photo yesterday, reports it's still there this morning, but says, yes, she'll be reporting it via 311.
Update: Licensing board finds Dillon's did nothing wrong.
A couple of Irish brothers in town for the holiday who figured they'd check out Dillon's on Boylston Street ended their night at the fire house next door nursing fresh cuts on their foreheads from where a bar regular decked them after they refused to leave for being drunken arses on St. Patrick's Day eve, police and the bar's manager told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
Rendering by Elkus Manfredi, looking across from 401 Park to where the Star and gas station used to be.
Samuels & Associates, which has been building in the Fenway for a couple decades now, today filed detailed plans with the BPDA for its proposal to replace the Boylston Street Star Market and the neighboring abandoned gas station with an 11-story life-sciences building, new parkland and bike lanes along Park Drive and a "cultural pavilion." Read more.
Guy Fieri set up one of his restaurants in the old Masonic Building on Tremont at Boylston, you know, the one with the signs warning you about hollow sidewalks and the large old Mason's Lodge logo done in tile that's been there for decades. Guy Fieri thinks his mug, and his need for workers, is more important, though, so he's wheat-pasted a garish help-wanted ad right over it.
Shortly after 11 a.m., these people came running down the otherwise empty stretch of Boylston Street, down near Arlington. People eating outside at the Parish Cafe or just standing nearby cheered them on.
The Boston Business Journal reports that Foxtrot, a Chicago-based chain of convenience stores that features "curated goods," many locally sourced and including charcuterie, is opening its first Boston store this summer on Boylston Street between Berkeley and Clarendon.
The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow considers granting licenses for another Guy Fieri restaurant on Tremont Street near Boylston Street and what would be Gordon Ramsay's first, but not last, restaurant less than a mile away on Boylston Street in the Back Bay. Read more.
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.
New manager, Charles Hitchcock, at Zoomed hearing today.
When the Pour House re-opens with a new manager, it will be exactly the same as patrons remember from the Before Times, an attorney for the proposed new liquor-license holder told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk pours out the news: The owners of the Pour House, which closed at the start of the pandemic, are looking to turn the place over to a new group to re-open the Boylston Street watering hole. Read more.
State Police report a man on parole for a second-degree murder is back behind bars after his arrest for stabbing somebody during a traffic altercation where Boylston Street crosses the Muddy River at the Bowker Overpass. Read more.