Cambridge Day reports on plans for a pop-up to be called Starlight Square that will, among other things, let local performance spaces hold outdoor performances now that their indoor facilities are shut due to Covid-19.
Boston yesterday announced a series of drive-in movies for July, marking a temporary return of the art form to a city that once had at least three drive-ins (Dorchester, West Roxbury and East Boston). Read more.
Around 4:45 p.m., a roving UHub correspondent reported something odd in the parking lot of Herter Park along the Charles in Allston: Lots and lots of teens on cars. Yes, on them, not in them. Read more.
ImprovBoston announced today it is suspending its operations - including online performances - until at least January and that all of its staffers are taking a furlough until then, due to Covid-19 issues. Read more.
Bella Luna Restaurant and Milkyway Lounge, which survived a traumatic move from Hyde Square to the Brewery complex, couldn't beat Covid-19: It announced today it's shutting for good because the very nature of its business - a social gathering place - is now untenable due to Covid-19 concerns. Read more.
After people began besieging WBZ, which airs "The Phantom Gourmet," with complaints, Dave Andelman tonight apologized for a making "a mistake" - a series of Facebook posts over the past ten days taking issue with Black Lives Matter protests and vigils. Read more.
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company does not want its audience to emulate Demitrius, who told Helena, "I am sick when I do look on thee." So there will be no midsummer night's Tempest on the Common this year.
Boston Restaurant Talk considers how the governor's current re-opening plan could mean clubs - and bars not attached to restaurants - might not be allowed to open until sometime in 2021, or even later, because they're in "phase 4," which requires development of a vaccine or treatments that doctors, as opposed to certain politicians, declare effective. How long can clubs hold out?
No, Marty hasn't caved: The boys and the Boss will be playing to an empty ball field and livestreaming around the world. OK, technically, Springsteen will be playing from a remote location. Starts at 6 p.m. Read more.
Boston Baroque announced today it's had to cancel its concerts through February following a decision by the New England Conservatory to close Jordan Hall to outside programs through the winter due to Covid-19 concerns. Read more.