• car free boston September 23, 2022 8:17 pm

    Boston Rally Calls for Bike Riding to Fight Climate Change

    The organizer told NBC10 Boston they plan to stay safe, go slow and follow the rules of the road, but it is a group of cyclists traveling together in Boston so drivers should keep an eye out as they plan to cover about 10 miles through the city.

  • Boston September 26, 2022 11:18 am

    New Traffic-Blocking Climate Protest Held in Boston Friday

    The group behind the protest that disrupted rush hour traffic in Boston’s Seaport Wednesday morning held another event Friday afternoon in the heart of the city. Extinction Rebellion organized a slow, 10-mile group bike ride that travels from Copley Square to Boston Common Friday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. The riders plan to take up one lane of traffic. The...

  • Boston September 20, 2022 6:55 pm

    Boston Keeping Some Street Changes From Orange Line Shutdown

    Some of the traffic changes put in place by the City of Boston during the Orange Line shutdown to accommodate shuttles and additional traffic will remain in place permanently, city officials announced Tuesday. That includes permanent changes to Copley Square: a bus lane on Boylston Street from Ring Road to Clarendon Street, which reduces car traffic to one lane. The…

  • mbta August 22, 2022 11:48 pm

    ‘A Complex Mess': Orange, Green Line Shutdown Is Underway, and People Have Thoughts

    Confusion. Frustration. Hostility. And on the flip side, some pleasant surprises. An unprecedented MBTA closure is underway and commuters are all over social media sharing their experiences, warnings and complaints as everyone tries to navigate the Boston area with what amounts to a temporarily redesigned transit system for hundreds of thousands of regular Orange and Green line riders. Officials have…

  • mbta August 23, 2022 3:49 pm

    Interactive: See How Busy Each Station Closed on the Orange, Green Lines Is

    The Orange and Green line closures are underway, and commuters are already feeling the pain. Shuttle buses and Commuter Rail trains have taken over for trains from Somerville and Malden down to Boston’s Forest Hills neighborhoods, and the reconfigured roads are expected to affect drivers as well. While needed repair work is done on the train lines, some of...

  • mbta August 19, 2022 12:50 am

    Boston's Streets Transforming 1 Day Before Orange Line Shutdown Begins

    With the 30-day closure of the MBTA’s Orange Line just a day away, the City of Boston is rushing to prepare for the major shakeup to the transportation system with an “all hands on deck” effort that will temporarily reshape its streets, Mayor Michelle Wu said Thursday. The Orange Line’s trains are set to stop running at 9 p.m....

  • COPLEY SQUARE June 17, 2022 12:08 pm

    Boston Police Looking to ID Person in Assault Near Celtics Watch Party

    Police are asking for help in identifying a person suspected to be involved in an aggravated assault that happened during a Celtics Game 4 watch party last week, the Boston Police Department said Friday. The assault occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Friday, June 10, near Copley Square. The suspect has brown hair and at the time was seen wearing a…

  • traffic April 24, 2022 8:56 pm

    Traffic Alert: Copley Square Exit on I-90 Eastbound Closed for Ramp Work

    Attention drivers – you may have to make adjustments if you’re traveling into the Copley area of Boston for the next month. Starting Sunday night, the exit from the Mass Pike eastbound to Copley Square until Memorial Day weekend. During that time crews will be doing work on portions of the bridge deck on the ramp to Copley Square. The…

  • Chick-Fil-A January 5, 2022 3:05 pm

    Boston Chick-fil-A Opens Its Doors

    The wait is over for Boston’s first Chick-fil-A. The restaurant’s first location within Boston city limits opened on Wednesday at 569 Boylston St. in Copley Square, more than three years after a location in the Back Bay was announced. “We look forward to joining the community and to serving all of our guests delicious food in an environment of...

  • First Night Boston January 1, 2022 12:46 am

    First Night Boston 2022: WATCH LIVE

    First Night Boston is holding its free, outdoor New Year’s Eve celebration on Friday. Organizers of the event, billed as New England’s largest for the holiday, said they will follow COVID protocols set by the city and state and the events will be held outdoors at Copley Square and the Boston Common. “Guests are encouraged to wear masks in...

  • First Night Boston January 5, 2022 12:16 pm

    First Night Boston 2022: Everything You Need to Know

    After a solely online celebration last year, First Night will gather in-person throughout the Back Bay for hours of entertainment, ice sculptures, a parade and fireworks. The free, family-friendly event will run from 12 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 through 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, and will feature a wide range of local musicians, artists, and performers....

  • Boston December 15, 2021 1:07 am

    Chick-fil-A to Open Boston Location This Winter

    More than three years after Chick-fil-A was said to be moving into Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, the restaurant chain confirmed it will be opening a location in Copley Square this winter. “It’s our pleasure to confirm we will be opening a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Boston at 569 Boylston St. this winter,” the company confirmed in an email to NBC10...

  • Boston Marathon October 10, 2021 12:13 am

    Boston Marathon's Return Brings Palpable Excitement to City Ahead of Big Race

    Excitement is in the air this weekend at Copley Square as thousands of visitors and New Englanders descend on Boston to get ready for the 125th annual Boston Marathon. “I know this race is going to be a big race. It’s going to be really important to some people because it’s really important to them,” argued 8-year-old Ramzy Shadid,...

  • AAPI Heritage Month May 22, 2021 11:46 pm

    Through Music, Berklee Students Rally in Copley Square to ‘Stop Asian Hate'

    Demonstrators this spring have come together in Boston and across the country to bring awareness to a rising wave of violence against Asian-Americans. On Saturday, a number of artists took their turn in Copley Square to make their voices heard in a special way. “With art, you can convey that with passion and love and even if there’s aggression in...

  • COPLEY SQUARE May 22, 2021 6:16 pm

    Rally Calls to End Asian-American Hate

    A rally led largely by students from Berklee College of Music aimed to bring broader awareness to rising hate and violence against Asian-Americans.

  • Massachusetts March 18, 2021 12:00 am

    Weekly Arts Market to Run May Through November at Copley Square

    A new arts market will be open weekly in Boston’s Copley Square, organizers announced Wednesday. The Boston Open Market will operate from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays between May and November. “In partnership with the Friends of Copley Square this new weekly arts market will feature over 75 handmade artisans, artists and designers from around New England,” a…

  • massachusetts early voting October 26, 2020 12:29 am

    FBI Investigating Ballot Box Set on Fire in Boston's Copley Square

    The FBI is now investigating after Massachusetts’ secretary of state informed them of what appears to be a deliberate attack.

  • Boston October 25, 2020 6:04 pm

    Ballot Box Set on Fire in Copley Square

    Thirty-five ballots are no longer able to be used, according to Massachusetts’ top elections official, Secretary of State William Galvin, and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who urged people who used the box Saturday and early Sunday to contact them to get replacement ballots.

  • Boston October 19, 2020 12:03 am

    2 Arrested in Dueling Copley Square Protests

    A contentious scene played out Sunday in Boston’s Copley Square.

  • black lives matter September 5, 2020 10:04 pm

    Hundreds of BLM Supporters Gather in Copley Square Saturday

    Hundreds of “Black Lives Matter” supporters gathered in Boston’s Copley Square to advocate for racial justice on Saturday.

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