It was 1978 in Central Square today


Production continued for Broad Squad and Sean Lobdell took these pictures, last photo by Jennifer Adler: Broad Squad is a pilot show for ABC about 1970’s female cops in Boston. …and one more by Jennifer Adler – Follow this link to see more photos from ABC’s Broad Squad in Lynn.

More photos from Broad Squad


Mike Crounse got in a couple of shots of the Daily Item Building-turned Boston Police District 2 Headquarters while walking his dog, Cora. (By the way, the Item crew moved out and are now permanently located on Munroe Street.) Also, Mike Barry got shots of the crew at the old Hideaway on Burchstead Place. Broad…

Dollar Tree fire not as bad as it looked


Fire at dollar store does dollars in damage (sorry) [UPDATE] According to a story in the Item today, the fire was caused by someone battling ice with a blowtorch. Shannon Thomas shared a photo on the fb page of what appears to be the Dollar Tree roof fully engulfed earlier today. My reaction to the…