Rory Nolan watched storm clouds move in over the Charles shortly before 6 p.m.
A group of real-estate investors who recently bought Mary Ann's in Cleveland Circle, the Beacon Hill Pub and the Tam in the Theater District told the Boston Licensing Board today that the only changes they will make to the watering holes is to hire new managers - including one better known for running more upscale eateries in JP. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Lala Rokh on Mount Vernon Street is closing for good on Aug. 11.
Maureen Rogers recalls Fred's Video on Charles Street, in the days before Netflix and streaming and stuff:
When you went on weekends, Fred’s - a tiny little place to begin with - was always crowded. Nabbing a movie before someone else got their hands on it always gave you a little feeling of triumph.
Handmaids against Kavanagh will hold a vigil on Beacon Street outside the State House at 6:45 p.m. That'll then morph into an Everyone against Treason protest until 10 p.m.
Sometime between 3 and 3:50 a.m., the driver of this box truck thought it would be a good idea to get on Storrow Drive towards Leverett Circle. It wasn't, as Chuck Fitzpatrick shows us.
A group that includes apartment developers Fred Starikov and Steve Whalen of City Realty yesterday bought the buildings housing Mary Ann's on Beacon Street in Cleveland Circle, the Tam on Tremont Street in the Theater District and the Beacon Hill Pub on Charles Street. Read more.
The body of a 59-year-old Boston man was recovered from the Charles River near the Longfellow Bridge this morning, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Tens of thousands of Bostonians braved the heat and humidity today to rally at City Hall Plaza and on Boston Common to support immigrant families, especially the ones locked up and separated under the policies of the Trump administration. Read more.
Several groups have organized a protest at 12:30 p.m. in front of the State House to protest the Trump administration's decision to rip toddlers and other children from their parents at the border and put them in cages and tents.
Ron Newman attended the Rally Against Family Separation at the State House today.
Boston Magazine reports the Hungry I, which has been serving up French cuisine since the 1980s, is up for sale - along with its Charles Street building.
The Hungry I, of course, is not to be confused with the Naked I, the Combat Zone strip club that morphed into today's Centerfolds strip club around 2000.
The Cambridge Historical Commission shows us what the new Longfellow Bridge looked like in 1908 - a couple years after it opened - as the Cambridge Bridge. Look at those gasometers in Kendall Square on the Cambridge side. Read more.
MassDOT reported tonight that all lanes on the Longfellow Bridge will be open for business tomorrow. Read more.
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