About 50 Northeastern students protesting in support of higher wages for both adjunct professors and people who make the minimum wage blocked the E Line at Forsyth Street for several speeches and chants this afternoon. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board today approved the city's first Tilted Kilt restaurant, which will feature waitresses in tight tops and short tartan skirts, as well as food and TVs turned to sportsball. Read more.
Emmanuel College has filed plans with the BRA for a 19-story, 691-bed dorm on its Longwood Medical Area campus.
The proposal replaces earlier plans, approved by the BRA in 2012, for a shorter dorm with more beds. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow decides whether to approve two new restaurants in the Fenway: A Tilted Kilt where Copperfield's is and Tapestry where Church is.
The Tilted Kilt at 96 Brookline Ave. would be the first Boston outlet of a national chain that is sort of like Hooters, except the bonnie lasses wear wee tartan skirts instead of shorts. Read more.
Perry Donham alerts us that BU will be doing some drone-filming along Comm. Ave. and the Charles River through 6 p.m.
Ryan Hatcher captured the squirrelset in the Fenway.
UPDATE: BRA agrees they sucked but says they've learned and don't suck anymore.
The state Inspector General's office says the BRA rushed through a deal to give the Red Sox control of Yawkey Way that included "illogical and questionable" methods of figuring out the street's value - based on the somewhat ludicrous premise that Yawkey Way was "blighted."
It's Northeastern's annual underwear run, and thousands of students in their underwear are streaming down Huntington Avenue towards the Pru.
Boston University and the Huntington Theatre Company released a joint press release yesterday announcing they were dissolving their 33-year old partnership. As a result, Huntington will have to vacate their facility at 264 Huntington Ave. BU will immediately list that property for sale, along with the two buildings adjacent. Read more.
The intersection of Hemenway and Norway streets is shut thanks to the driver of an 18-wheeler, who turned onto Hemenway from Boylston, even though Hemenway is a one-way street into Boylston, then tried to turn onto Norway Street, sideswiping several cars and coming to a halt as police tried to figure out how to get the stuck rig out. Brian the roving UHub photographer shows us the scene.
A heavy-duty tow was summoned around 3:30 p.m.
Around 8:30 p.m. at 96 Fenway, by a black man, around 5'8" with short hair and wearing a blue zip-up jacket.
UPDATE: Tree removed, service resumed.
The T is shutting the Green Line between Fenway and Reservoir at 11 a.m. so workers can remove a large tree that is now leaning dangerously close to the overhead wires near Reservoir. Expect a two-hour shutdown.
Because substitute bus service will be limited, customers are strongly encouraged to use the closest stations along the Green Line’s C branch (Beacon Street).
Bus service will be available for persons with disabilities at Reservoir and Kenmore Stations.