Chris watched two people on paddle boards with dogs along the Allston shoreline today.
The long awaited, little anticipated shutdown of the Comm. Ave. bridge began at 9 p.m., affecting motorists, Green Line and bus riders, Worcester Line riders and the braver souls heading to Springfield and Chicago on Amtrak. Boston Magazine runs down the details of the work, which the state says is pretty necessary on account of the bridge falling apart.
A federal appeals court yesterday upheld David Jackson's conviction on charges he killed a man during a Brainerd Road drug robbery by firing a shotgun into the back of his head in April, 1990. Read more.
Police continue to investigate a June 9 incident outside Patron, 138 Brighton Ave., in which one patron stabbed another. Read more.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the B Line due to a trolley meeting its maker at Packards Corner.
Turlach MacDonagh spotted this impromptu installation on the pedestrian bridge over the turnpike that connects Lower Allston to the rest of Allston.
The Dig reports.
In fact, the T is now running buses between Babcock and Washington streets on the B line due to a deceased trolley at Warren Street.
Jeremy Enigk will be performing at Red Room at Café 939 on Wednesday, June 14 as a part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions.
Tickets: $16 in advance / $18 at the door
This show begins at 8:00 pm
"Moderate" delays on the Green Line to and from Brighton due to a deceased trolley at Packards Corner, the MBTA reports.
Melissa Sullivan enjoyed this ratty graffiti on the side of a building on Linden Street in Allston.
MassDOT announces that it's narrowing the turnpike to two lanes in each direction this weekend from where the Allston tolls used to be to the Beacon Street overpass as a test of "traffic logistics" for the major changes that will start in July as contractors begin to replace the deteriorating Commonwealth Avenue bridge. Read more.
I'm guessing there is a nest of bunnines in the green space surrounding the Allston Fire Station on Cambridge Street (where it intersects with Brighton Avenue and North Beacon Street. We saw about three or four baby bunnies running around or just chilling there today at about 7pm. I picked one up to take a photo, then released it.
....aaaand I fail at posting pics properly. Can anyone help me? What should I do to get them to post properly?