I know, get out! NorthEndWaterfront.com reports ABC Family plans to film along Hanover Street starting next week for "establishing shots" for "Chasing Life," a series about "April, an ambitious young journalist" struggling to make her way in the world when she gets diagnosed with cancer.
Paul Nutting Jr. spied the line of people at the old Bayside Expo Center hoping for an extra's role in the Johnny Depp biopic about everybody's favorite murdering psychopathic mobster.
Steve Burns witnessed Keytar Bear meeting up with Simba the Lion at Park Street today.
Now if only Keytar Bear could pose with a turkey in front of a rainbow while a helicopter hovers overhead ...
Jason Richardson asks:
Any word if local bars are viewing Game of Thrones tonight? Or all season?
Dave Rogers spotted Keytar Bear at Government Center today.
Seems Viacom and RCN are having one of those fun little cable/network tiffs and as I watch the Daily Show and the Colbert Report tonight, I'm getting a scroll that sends me to some Web site that calmly and rationally explains how Viacom is having to take time out from hugging puppies and cooking hot meals for elderly nuns to defend itself from the heartless... Read more
Petra Raposo asks:
Do you know if anywhere actually has the Game of Thrones Ommegang beer stocked today like they had said?
Nahani Otien reports Keytar Bear was killing it tonight at Downtown Crossing.
It started with a conversation with some of my most passionate supporters (right, Spencer?). It led to legislative number 195173 and, today, it was installed. Yes, Ward 5ers, there is a Hubway Bicycle System for Magoun Square at Trum Field!
The kidlet and I headed to the Pru today to check out the costumes on people attending Anime Boston. Naturally, we headed to the food court first, which was packed, except in front of Chacarero.
The costumes did not disappoint.
Sometimes, we had... Read more
Variety reports A&E has pulled "Breaking Boston" - after the first episode.
UPDATE, Friday a.m.: Sam Adams drops sponsorship of the parade.
Club Cafe on Columbus Avenue says it is dropping Sam Adams for its decision to continue sponsoring the St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston.
Brian Appel, co-founder of Boston Calling, is scheduled to appear before the Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing on March 12 to seek licenses for both the already announced May 23-25 music festival on City Hall Plaza and for a second weekend of music Sept. 5-7, also on City Hall Plaza.
The application does not specify band names.
The hearing starts at... Read more
Emily Murphy shows us the notice she got from the producers of Black Mass, the Johnny Depp movie based on the Whitey book by two former Globe reporters, not the script being worked on by Affleck and Damon.... Read more
One reason I was glad the Olympics were finally over was that it meant I'd never again have to see that insufferable smug bastard boasting about how he never takes a vacation so he can afford some expensive Cadillac crapmobile.
Dan Meade reports that not long after he took this photo yesterday, one of the swords went flying into the assembled crowd of onlookers in Union Square. "And that's the roller coaster of life. Everything is going great until it's not," the sheepish swordsman quipped. Nobody was injured.