Boston today released its bid to Amazon that calls for creation of a new Amazonian neighborhood at Suffolk Downs that would include 10,000 new housing units - some even aimed at people who don't work for the company - 1,500 hotel rooms, four new shopping districts and 40 acres of open space and the 8 million square feet of office space Amazon wants. Read more.
WBUR reports Mayor Walsh tomorrow will detail his proposal to love up Amazon, with four possible sites in mind, but, really, he wants the Bezosphere to set up shop at Suffolk Downs.
The Telegram reports Worcester officials have proposed more than $500 million in tax breaks to entice Amazon to move to there, as well as a 20-year holiday from personal-property taxes. The city would also throw $1 million at Amazon to train workers.
Opponents of a pizzeria planned for Harvard Square are now accusing the place of fostering a race war and encouraging people to mainline heroin, Cambridge Day reports.
Both Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson pulled out of a debate planned for Channel 4 tonight because of a contract tiff between the station and union members over pay for longtime workers, the Globe reports. The union, an IBEW local, had planned a picket line.
A Newton craft brewery that lets customers create their own beers and a Boston marketing firm are suing each other over a six-month marketing contract they signed in January. Read more.
The Globe reports. Why not throw Wonderland in, too, while they're at it?
Oh, look what Daniel Sullivan spotted at the Dedham BJ's.
There's a little DCR park along the Mystic River behind Assembly Row in Somerville, where you can get a good view of the Amelia Earhart Dam, the new casino and smokestacks of the old Mystic Generating Station.
The Wine Gallery chain is planning a new outlet in a new Seaport Boulevard building that its attorney says would be the first store to offer everything from beer to hard liquor in the South Boston Waterfront area. Read more.
Lufthansa says Massport owes it at least $2.8 million for a 747 engine heavily damaged when it sucked in a good part of a snowbank next to a taxiway at Logan Airport in 2015. Read more.
The owner of the Crimson Galleria and nearby properties clustered along JFK Street wants a federal judge to block a proposed Winthrop Street dispensary, arguing marijuana remains illegal under federal law and so its proposed operators - and the city of Cambridge, the town of Georgetown and the state of Massachusetts - are violating the federal anti-racketeering law. Read more.
WFXT reports on the picket line that started this morning on Tremont Street downtown.
The Globe reports Millennium Partners is beginning to talk up a $100-million proposal for a tramway from South Station to the Seaport.
The Boston Sun reports on one couple's idea to turn 29 Commonwealth Ave. into 11 stories of gilded fun for people with the sort of money it would take to join a place that features a fitness center on one floor, a giant game room on another and a rooftop patio - but not one where live music would be played.