Shortly before midnight at Clarendon Street and Commonwealth Avenue. Injury not life-threatening. Suspects were three black men in their 20s.
UPDATE: Wabora passed a re-inspection on Aug. 8 and was allowed to re-open.
A Boston health inspector today shut Wabora, 254 Newbury St., for a variety of violations that included raw tuna and salmon being kept too warm, a food preparer not washing his or her hands and another handling vegetables with bare hands. Read more.
The T reports "moderate" delays on the Green Line due to signal problems.
Jan is in Copley Square, where Kayem is giving out free hot dogs.
The Boston Sun reports on the Aug. 7 Downtown Crossingization of the street.
Two men who drove halfway across the country loaded for bear and Pokemon rivals will spend the next year in the South Bay House of Correction as part of their education on our stricter gun laws. Read more.
For the second time in a little over a month, the Back Bay Architectural Commission has rejected a request by Steve and Judy Pagliuca to turn the basement of 352 Marlborough St. into a garage. Read more.
Just "minor" delays on the Green Line so far, the T reports.
Alex Green can't say enough about the new non-dungeony insides:
A literary culture thrives on readers, and while our city has never lacked for those, it has gone long stretches with little in the way of public spaces in which they might feel inspired to gather. The Boston Public Libraryâ€™s newly renovated Johnson building, which opened on July 9, so successfully embraces and celebrates the idea of being a literary public space that it has the potential to fill that absence for good.
Nick Tomcavage photographed the truck causing outbound traffic to FUBAR at the BU Bridge this afternoon. The driver's being a little shy, of course.
WBZ reports a pedestrian was hit around 11:25 a.m. at Clarendon and Newbury streets.
WCVB reports the woman was crossing against a red light.
Just noticed the weird lights atop the new high-rise at the Pru last night. I know the late Mayor Menino always championed unique designs like the "crown" n the nearby Huntington Avenue building, so is this part of his legacy, too? Either way, I think I kinda like it.
Michael the roving UHub photographer wasn't roving when he took this photo - thanks to the cessation of traffic on Storrow inbound caused by a nearly Storrowed rental truck around 7 p.m.
Erica Mattison got to watch the Esplanade fireworks from the UMass Club in Boston.