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Mugging details begin to surface

The following reports were taken from last week’s Boston University Police Department crime logs. On Jan. 18 at 11:30 p.m., a male BU student was walking near 40 Buswell St. when he was allegedly approached by two men. They allegedly asked him where Main Street was and then threw him against the wall and demanded […]

Chinese welcome the Year of the Snake

Just when Boston University students thought the holidays were over and the academic abyss was upon them, the party trucks have come rolling back into town. Only this time, they’re not bringing candy canes and Christmas trees. For the past week, trucks bearing loads of lucky bamboo and fat choy chocolate have crowded the streets […]

Widow pushes for police memorial

Cynthia Hurley stood yesterday beside a rendering of a monument for slain police officers and asked for public contributions so the project can continue. The monument has been years in the making, but time isn’t an issue. After all, her husband’s name will be on it. A bomb killed officer Jeremiah Hurley Jr., a 23-year […]

Critic says cities resurging as suburbanites get bored

Robert Campbell, a 1996 Pulitzer Prize-winner and Boston Globe architecture critic, told about 100 students and faculty at the School for the Arts yesterday American cities are experiencing a resurgence, moving away from moves to suburbia. “Cities are coming back like a house on fire,” said Campbell, who is currently a contributing editor for Architectural […]

Groups propose post-Dig development and garden

The Central Artery Environmental Oversight Committee, which includes participants from many of Boston’s established building and development teams, met yesterday to discuss plans for new development near a series of vehicle ramps as well as possible construction of a new enclosed garden. The mammoth Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, better known to Bostonians as the […]