The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a lawyer fired from a downtown firm will get to make her case to a jury that she was terminated because of her gender. A lower-court judge had dismissed Kamee Verdrager's lawsuit against Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, but the state's highest court today reinstated the gender-discrimination parts of the case. Read more.
The Orange Line wilted around 6 a.m. when a train headed towards Forest Hills began to smoke at State Street.
Some light-saber action on the Common last night.
Via Boston Reddit.
Dunkin' Donuts truck - think the driver can resist the lure of Storrow Drive?
A proposal to enclose the Northern Avenue Bridge and turn it into a year-round botanical garden was among the top entrants in a competition to help the city figure out what to do with the bridge after it's floated to East Boston and repaired. Read more.
Boston Firefighters are at Harbor Towers, 85 East India Row, for a gas leak on the 26th floor. Firefighters reported the leak capped around 12:35 p.m.
Switch problems at Park Street mean "moderate" delays for people heading into town on the Green Line, the T reports.
In a drive by around 10:45 p.m. on Broad Street at Franklin, Crime Hub reports.
A concerned citizen complains about the pedestrian crossing where Cambridge Street turns into Tremont downtown:
The walk signal here is chirping birds. The problem is that there are nests of real birds above the Center3Plaza signage. A walker can't differentiate between the chirping signal and the real birds. Someone's gonna get killed here.
Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina says he sometimes gets frustrated with the otherwise beautiful view from Piers Park in East Boston: He can see the Seaport in South Boston, but knows the only way to get there by public transportation is via three subway lines and a bus. Read more.
As BPS students and parents protested program cuts near the Bill Russell statue, a smaller group of Nigerian expats and Nigerian-Americans were holding a protest of their own a bit closer to the Government Center T stop.
The new Godfrey Hotel in Downtown Crossing had to send representatives to the Boston Licensing Board today to explain why a hotel guest was standing outside with a drink in his hand early one morning last month. Read more.
David Bates reports a number of residents at Millennium Place have put their condos up for sale so they can move into the even swankier Millennium Tower down the street.
Boston Reddit reports on the demise of the statue of Ben Franklin in front of Old City Hall during yesterday's winds.
Craig Caplan captured some Redcoats having a little tea party outside David's Tea downtown this afternoon.