Massport plans big-ass garage for all the cars coming to the new developments that replaced all the parking lots along the waterfront

The Herald reports that Massport is getting ready to build a 1,700-space garage to replace all the parking lots that have been torn up for all the development that is generating all the traffic. that is increasingly clogging the streets of the Innovation District.

Authorities say father killed his six-year-old son, but won't face charges because he killed himself two days later

Destin Marcelin, 6, died in a Dorchester apartment last month when his father, Patrick Marcelin smothered or strangled him - or maybe both - Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.

Marcelin then slashed his wrists, then plunged a knife into his chest after opening the door of a Mattapan apartment to police after they had tracked him down two days later.

In a statement, police and the DA's office say:

Framing a masterpiece in the Public Garden

Today, there was exactly one tree in the Public Garden that had decided enough was enough and it was time to shed its leaves in a blaze of glory.

And that tree just happened to be within the frame that the Friends of the Public Garden has mounted on a pole for the convenience of strollers who want to compose their own landscape or outdoor portrait.

Restaurants in Hyde Park, Roslindale and Roxbury should learn in a couple weeks if they'll get liquor licenses

Paperwork issues and questions about a new state law that granted Boston 25 new liquor licenses this year have held up decisions on requests from five restaurants seeking some of the new licenses, along with a member who missed one set of hearings. However, board Chairwoman Nicole Murati Ferrer said she expects the board to resolve the issues and vote on the applications within a couple weeks.

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