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By adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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.

By adamg - 6/9/18 - 4:54 pm
Literally gay tacos

Thousands marched in the annual Pride parade through the Back Bay, the South End and downtown today as even more people lined the parade route.

Some photos: Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/18 - 11:35 am

Tickets for a city Landmarks Commission tour of an abandoned trolley tunnel downtown today went quickly. WFXT's Robert Goulston gets some photos of the 1898 tunnel. Another.

By adamg - 5/15/18 - 1:40 pm
Rent too high at Chilli Duck

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Chilli Duck on Boylston Street has closed, saying it could not earn enough to pay the rent the landlord now wants.

By adamg - 5/8/18 - 11:53 am

A week after it got a three-day liquor suspension for letting young'uns buy beer, the Target at 1345 Boylston St. was back before the Boston Licensing Board, this time after BPD detectives found a security guard out of uniform and packing a very visible gun with an expired Boston firearms ID card - and without first notifying the city he would be on duty as required. Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/18 - 2:46 pm

Aline Kaplan tries to find out what happened to the statue on Boylston Street that disappeared in 2014 so we could finally get a Tesla showroom, but gets no answers.

By adamg - 4/23/18 - 5:21 pm

An outbound trolley bought the farm near Boylston station and now the T says Green Line riders can expect delays of 10 to 15 minutes.

By adamg - 4/19/18 - 12:36 pm
Soggy Boylston Street

Extra soggy Boylston Street. Photo by New England Fire Photography.

Boylston Street between Tremont and Washington streets is shut until BWSC workers can repair a water-main break caused when some Eversource workers inadvertently punctured the main. The water is flowing towards Washington Street.

By adamg - 4/16/18 - 9:27 am

Boston Police report arresting a man they say was breaking into buildings on the 400 block of Boylston St. (the block where the Tannery used to be) Sunday morning. Read more.

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