This is an excerpt from the National Weather Service's 1:15 a.m. forecaster's discussion for today's weather:
Leonard Nimoy, who grew up in the West End, died today.
Last year, he talked about life in the West End - and its destruction by wrecking balls - in an interview with the Yiddish Book Center.
Boston city records show that in 1948, when he was 17, Nimoy set up a child-photography business:
Please join your neighbors at this free, public panel discussion: Our Lives Matter: Art as Protest
Thursday, March 5th from 7-8pm at SCATV (90 Union Square).
We will discuss how local artists, poets and performers use creative expression to respond to current events and social injustices. The panelists will highlight their own work and how this was used to raise awareness about a particular issue in society. Those who attend may leave feeling inspired to pursue their own creative form.
The awards ceremony in Los Angeles starts at 8 p.m., EST. On their way there, the group stopped off in Tucson. They were supposed to leave for LA yesterday, but there plane was delayed for five hours. So they put on an impromptu concert for their fellow passengers.
Bread & Puppet Theater in the Cyclorama. Includes â€śCaptain Boycottâ€ť [recommended for ages 12 & up], along with â€śThe Nothing Is Not Ready Circusâ€ť [recommended for everyone] and a visual art installation created by the theater's artistic director Peter Schumann. Performances and exhibit run January 24 through February 1, 2015.
The single-screen Studio Cinema on Trapelo Road has entertained Belmont residents since 1919, but owner Jim Bramante told The Belmontonian that he sees "only about a 10 percent chance" than he can make the repairs that the town is now demanding.
Kristie Helms asks:
Question... good place in Boston to browse/purchase vinyl?
Memo to every writer everywhere who would write more than one sentence about recovering thug Mark Wahlberg: HE'S NOT FROM SOUTH BOSTON and he did his maiming and rock throwing in Savin Hill, which is in Dorchester, which is an entirely different neighborhood.
Last week, we had some Columbia Journalism School graduate at the Daily Beast proclaiming Wahlberg grew up in "the rough Dorchester section of Massachusetts, otherwise known as 'Southie.' "
This just in from Governor's Councilor Michael Albano, who represents the western part of the state:
[Albano] stated he was "favorably inclined" to approve a Pardon for Hollywood superstar Mark Wahlberg.
UPDATE: Or the statie car could have been there to provide protection to the crew filming stuff in front of them. See the comments for more.
Eileen Murphy reports she watched car chases being filmed around Moakley Park and Day Boulevard for "Spotlight" - the movie about the Globe Spotlight Team's work to uncover pedophile priests. Or maybe it was just Bernie Law's escort out of town?
Mike Ball took in the annual Christmas tuba concert at Faneuil Hall Marketplace today.
He reports he took one of the inaugural Saturday Fairmount Line trains from his home in Hyde Park and that it was the bee's knees compared to shlepping to Forest Hills for the Orange Line.
Mark Watson reports the station let go Tom Doyle, responsible for the parody songs and "Men from Maine" bits on the show and is further slashing humor and music to emphasize unfunny talk, which is dirt cheap, apparently.
A We Don't Knock sampler, from back in the days when just any idiot could walk right into the JFK Building - assuming their TV cables didn't jam up the revolving door.
Watch "Airplane!" with an MIT aeronautics professor at the Coolidge Corner on Dec. 8.