The Crimson reports the latest on the state's plans for the Allston/Cambridge interchange and curve. Now up in the air is the future of the commuter-rail station that was planned for the former rail yards there; the state and Harvard had agreed to split two-thirds of the cost but could never get BU to kick in the rest.
The owner of Wonder Bar, 178 Harvard Ave., acknowledged today that he and his staff need to do better after police detectives on a routine inspection found six underage college students with mixed drinks at a reserved table after the Head of the Charles Regatta last month. Read more.
The MBTA reports "minor" delay on the B Line inbound due to a train that kicked the bucket at Harvard Avenue.
Brandon Bowser, who is running against incumbent District 9 (Allston/Brighton) Councilor Mark Ciommo today, has a fleet of pedicabs ready to take people to the polls.
The Globe reports on the "vote farming" among elderly people in Chinatown, says city elections officials just want to fix the problem without blaming anybody.
Over in East Boston, District 1 council candidate Stephen Passacantilli is appealing for votes by telling residents they live in a hellhole: Read more.
MassDOT announced today that it's installing specialized traffic signal systems along Beacon Street in Brookline, and Comm. Ave. and Huntington Ave. in Boston that will switch to green lights for approaching trolleys. Mass. Ave. in Cambridge will get similar treatment for buses. Read more.
CORRECTION: Post updated to reflect the bridge was painted by a different crew than the one that did the Cambridge Street murals.
Ron Newman reports that days after the city wiped out murals on the building at Cambridge and Linden, another group was at work yesterday redecorating the nearby pedestrian bridge over the turnpike and train tracks.
Tonights the night-come watch the Overcoats kick off their new tour at Brighton Music Hall 8PM! Also. don't miss out on Glassio and DJ Carbo's guest performing, all part of Fenway Recordings Sessions. Tickets are still available so grab them while you still can!!
For more info and tickets: http://bit.ly/2v5OL0O
Where: Brighton Music Hall, Allston
Who: Overcoats, Glassio and DJ Carbo
Ron Newman trekked over to Allston tonight to see the controversial new mural at Cambridge and Linden streets, only to find it's already been replaced by a new gorilla mural.
The BU News Service reports that people living in Cambridge across the river from the Harvard land where Boston Calling now takes place are not in a happy place.
Mayor Walsh and Harvard President Drew Faust get their ceremonial shovels out today to officially launch a $6.5-million upgrade of Smith Field that will include a street-hockey rink, a splash pond, new walking paths, an amphitheater for public performances and upgrades to the existing playground and playing fields.
The ceremony starts at 4 p.m. at the park off Western Avenue.
A man walking dogs discovered the body of a woman behind the West End House around 6 a.m. today. Police have determined it was a suicide.
Stone Hearth Pizza on Western Avenue in Allston has closed for good, Boston Restaurant Talk reports.
At 3:45 p.m., Chris in Boston reported:
Allston is officially gridlocked with U-Haul trucks.
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