WBZ reports that's one possibility for dealing with South Boston bus stops that are bursting at the seams - although state Rep. Nick Collins, who suggested the idea said the real answer is more bus service.
M couldn't help but notice the bright orange people hanging onto inner tubes bobbing in Fort Point Channel this morning. Begin Fort Point and all, it is, of course, art, specifically, SOS (Safety Orange Swimmers):
S.O.S. invokes the Fort Point Channel Basin as a metaphor for the seas across which people have always traveled in search of shelter, freedom, prosperity and safety; seas in which they have often lost their lives. The Swimmers symbolize the world’s refugees and migrants, and the long history of global migration on which our city and nation are largely built.
Artists Ann Hirsh & Jeremy Angier hope to provoke discussions about the changing identity of the Channel by asking: how are we, a city in the midst of an economic boom, responding to the current global refugee crisis?
Shortly before midnight on the 300 block of East 8 Street, Boston EMS Incidents reports.
The T is reporting the dreaded severe delays on the Red Line inbound due to a train whose poor heart gave out at Andrew.
Yo Sushi, a British sushi chain, is bringing its conveyor-belt sushi - in which plates of food glide around diners who pick what looks good - to 79 Seaport Blvd. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board today rejected requests from several restaurants in the North End, Chinatown and the South Boston waterfront to serve hard liquor, saying there's no public need in an area already full of places to get a drink. Read more.
Sure, Matthew Sisk wasn't looking too good after using DCR resources for a private party for Republicans, but the Herald reports what got his superiors to show him the door was the way he used the sirens and lights in his state car to blast through traffic on Congress Street.
The Herald quotes City Councilor Michael Flaherty (at large) as saying officials are looking at fulfilling our sacred promise to General Electric for a helipad by building one that floats on the water. But not just some "rinky-dink" crappy little floating thing - something grand and majestic that would be the envy of all of New England, so stick that in your pipe and smoke it, Hartford.
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a packie license to a proposed neighborhood grocery on the first floor of the Vertex building on Northern Avenue. Read more.
A federal judge today tossed out the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council's latest legal effort to get the city to leave it alone and do whatever it wants with the St. Patrick's Day parade. But US District Court Judge Richard Stearns left the door open to a lawsuit over next year's parade. Read more.
A man was stabbed on B Street near West 5 St. around 10: 30 p.m. John Duffill reports he was found a couple blocks away on Dalessio Court.. The homicide unit was called in because of the the seriousness of his injuries.
Here's your chance to play Grand Prix: A federal bankruptcy trustee is auctioning off the remains of the South Boston grand prix that never was. Up for bid: Two "Dallara Indy Car Show Cars," the trailers to haul them in and 1,100 Jersey barriers, each with 16 bolts on top to mount, and, bonus, three circular steel cables on each side. Read more.
Skanska today filed its detailed plans for the 13-story office building it wants to build on what is now a parking lot in the Raymond Flynn Marine Park (the former Boston Marine Industrial Park). Read more.
Workers today removed Nate Swain's little Lego wall on Congress Street near the Children's Museum - as part of an overall redo of the entire building.