One day after Mayor Walsh vowed to fly a flag in support of transgender rights until the state legislature passes a bill enabling them, workers took it down and replaced it with a Polish flag, in honor of the 225th anniversary of Poland's first constitution. They moved the flag to a pole on the Cambridge Street side of City Hall.
John Keith shows us the new flag flying in front of City Hall - in support of rights for transgender residents. Mayor Walsh and other city officials raised the flag yesterday.
The T reports escalators and elevators at Haymarket, North Station, Government Center, Lechmere and Science Park aren't working because they've lost power. That also means the fare gates at some stations are open and the lights are off. The T is running a shuttle bus between Park Street and Lechmere for Green Line riders who can't take the stairs.
A stone-cold trolley at Park Street means "moderate" delays on the Green Line, the T says.
Emerson students were asked about their school's new logo, unveiled this week.
Our own Cybah looked out the window of his downtown office at sunset this evening.
Craig Caplan spotted the sign in the window of Winmil Fabrics on Chauncy Street this morning.
The store's last day is June 15.
H/T Neighbor2 for the headline.
The Boston Public Market, whose vendors sell products grown or made in Massachusetts, will be open every day of the week starting July 18. Read more.
Adam Castiglioni watched the demolition of the old Faneuil Hall Marketplace greenhouse, no doubt to be replaced with something that better befits our world-class tourist destination.
Titanium Cranium came upon this Downtown Crossing scene around 5 p.m. She reports that the driver was finally able to extricate himself and his truck, with a 30-degree turn.
UPDATE: Amtrak got the signals working again around 2 p.m.
Around 8:45 a.m., the T announced: "Due to a signal problem, South Side trains cannot arrive to/depart from South Station." Again.
The T blamed Amtrak for the problems. Again.
Catboston started up at the big fruit at Faneuil Hall Marketplace today.
Frank Oglesby Jr. (you know, the "The next Red Line train to Ashmont is now approaching" guy) narrates this brief tour of the T's Operations Control Center on High Street.