Boston Magazine interviews the mayor on why he deserves a second term.
Greg Cook watched as the Boricua All Stars tried to clamber to the top of a greased pole at yesterday's Greased Pole Tournament at Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción’s annual Festival Betances. The group, who've done it before, tried eight times, but just couldn't quite make it this time.
Claire Blechman was among those having to transfer from a bus to a train in Salem, due to work on the Newburyport/Rockport Line that will keep it shut through Aug. 13.
WCVB gets the statement from State Police about an incident at the Logan Hilton early this morning at which Tufts Medical Center claims locked-out nurses and supporters threw coffee at a bus taking replacement nurses to the hospital: State Police say nothing was thrown and the protesters quickly and willingly dispersed when troopers told them to because they didn't have a permit.
Cybah was browsing the Macy's online store, came across this item and wonders what's up with that.
The state of the Boston bagel is strong, one (overly?) enthusiastic writer boldly states.
Updated, 9:50 a.m., Sunday.
A person was fatally shot in the head at Shawmut Avenue and Kendall Street around 10:50 p.m. Read more.
"Winter Street is a freaking river" right now, Stephanie reports.
The law that those three JP students dug up that everybody but longtime JP resident Michael Reiskind wanted to forget about was passed by the legislature in 1993. You can read the entire law, "An Act Furthering The Establishment Of Multipurpose Arena And Transportation Center" (in which the state also agreed to...Read more
A guy in a motorboat towed several sailboats past Castle Island from the direction of the harbor islands towards the inner harbor yesterday.
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports DCR has decided not to convert a street-hockey rink on Anson Street into a dog park because of opposition from street-hockey fans.
Amy Clark asks:
I'm looking for knife sharpening in Boston, and don't say whole foods. Anyone know a place that does a good job?
Ndorb reports that in addition to the shrink wrapping and partial tree, this car parked outside the Old Navy at the South Bay Mall had also been egged.
Transit Police report they are looking for this man for an incident at Ruggles on the Orange Line, shortly after 6 p.m. yesterday. Police say the guy "targeted two females based on their perceived country of origin with verbal abuse" and, as long as he was at it, smashed a window on a passing outbound train. Read more.