Managers at the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street say they're doing everything they can to keep patrons from popping Molly pills, but just in case, they're taking steps to keep overdose victims from dying at electronica shows - as happened at a Zedd concert Aug. 28 - after meetings with both Boston Police drug detectives and drug specialists from the Boston Public Health Commission.... Read more
Storrow Drive's second fatal motorcycle crash in less than two weeks happened around 2:50 p.m. yesterday when a 35-year-old man from Brighton apparently lost control of his bike on the inbound side near the Bowker Overpass, striking a curb and then a pole, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
On Sept. 22, a Wakefield man died when he struck a Jersey barrier near... Read more
The Huntington News reports that among Northeastern's class offerings this year is "Health Innovation with Google Glass." Students are encouraged to wear the computerized glasses as a way to help come up with innovative apps related to healthcare.
Around 2:45 p.m. at Mass. Ave., Nichole Davis reports. The road is now shut at Kenmore.
The Globe reports the BRA yesteday approved the Yawkey Way deal with the Sox.
Meanwhile, the Herald reports the board brought in some muscle from Municipal Protective Services to stand guard in case people upset with the nearly $8 million tax break the BRA approved for the luxury Filene's Memorial Hole project tried to lunge at board members or something. The Herald... Read more
Walking Boston snapped one of the Green Line's new next-train signs, which shows, well, the next train to arrive, but, unlike the signs on the other lines, not when it's due.
"For the first time in the 100-year history of the Green Line, customers on the outbound platform will no longer have to guess which train is coming next," state Transportation Secretary Richard Davey... Read more
The ADL wants an investigation, WBZ reports.
Incoming Celtics player Kelly Olynyk will help the T inaugurate the first electronic signboard to let you know the next trolley is approaching/arriving, in a ceremony tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Kenmore station.
For the first time on the Green Line, electronic message boards will provide "Next Train" information.
The T says it will explain exactly what that means at the ceremony.
Olynyk, who went... Read more
The Red Sox and LiveNation said today they're planning on three nights of country and rock music at Fenway Park next August.
Larry Cancro, senior vice president of Fenway affairs for the Sox, said the two concerns are still negotiating with potential country and rock performers for the Aug. 7, 8 and 9 dates, but said a final decision could be announced before the Christmas... Read more
Four of the five candidates running to take Mike Ross's place on the City Council said tonight it's way past time for the city to give District 8 more elementary schools.
The fifth candidate, Angelica Addivinola might have agreed as well, but she didn't attend a forum sponsored by the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay at the Copley Square library. The field will... Read more
On a day with an official heat advisory, somebody on Bay State Road in BUville is clearly already getting ready for winter by putting out a cone. Or maybe they do things differently on Lawn Guyland or wherever the cardboard writer is from and cones... Read more
Boston Police report they are looking for three men who got out of a car in Audubon Circle around 2:50 a.m. Saturday to pummel a BU student who objected to them trying to run him down as he crossed the street.
"The victim stated the suspects assaulted him by punching and kicking him," police say, adding he was taken to Brigham and Women's in... Read more
You'll also see reports on the evening news tonight.
Meanwhile, around 10:15 this morning, police had to block traffic in the area of Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street in Dorchester so an ambulance could get to a woman suffering an apparent... Read more
Unluckily for him, Brian Clarke wound up right behind this tanker truck around 1 p.m. on Storrow Drive. Luckily for him, the driver stopped before proving that you can't drive a truck under a train bridge under a car bridge while a plane flies overhead.
Ed. note: Even though it doesn't seem like the tank is filled with anything flammable, can you imagine how... Read more
Sarah Galvez asks:
Looking for a reasonably priced tailor for a dress alteration in Fenway/Back Bay. Any suggestions?