MassDOT today released the schedule for summer driving hell on the Comm. Ave. bridge: The outbound lanes will be shut between July 26 and Aug. 11 as part of "accelerated" replacement work scheduled for completion next year. Read more.
They're red in all directions, Margo Romanowski reports.
Ilana Brownstein spotted this flier today outside Boston University's College of Fine Arts, 855 Comm. Ave., just past the BU Bridge.
Greg Cook reports on Saul Levine's retort to a MassArt investigation into possible Title IX violations: They stem from him showing a 1989 movie he made - which, yes, has a scene with him and his partner having sex - to a senior-thesis class to make points about film editing.
NBC Boston reports Eastern Standard has given up plastic straws to help the environment.
Or is that side of the BU Bridge still technically Soldiers Field Road? In any case, if he has any passengers, they're probably relieved he had good enough reflexes to stop before plowing into the lower train bridge there.
Greg Cook reports the Massachusetts College of Art and Design investigation into Nicholas Nixon will continue, under federal Title IX, which governs sex discrimination.
The Baseball Tavern told the Boston Licensing Board today that it will really crack down on underage college students bellying up to its bar after it was caught serving more young people. Read more.
A man who went into court ready to acknowledge he was walking across the Northeastern campus with a loaded gun had his conviction dismissed because campus police didn't have enough of a reason to "seize" him in the first place and because the judge in the case failed to ask him at the start of his trial if he were really sure he wanted to admit possession of the gun. Read more.
Mark Development of Wellesley and Buckminster Annex LLC have filed plans with the BPDA to add two new hotel towers next to and across the street from the Buckminster Hotel in Kenmore Square. Read more.
Massachusetts Avenue is shut at Commonwealth Avenue for some bridge work today and tomorrow, so find another way to get around the area, MassDOT advises.
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to do anything about the two Tufts freshmen caught enjoying some draft beer with their food at Eventide, 1321 Boylston St. on the evening of Jan. 21. Read more.
Boston Police have released a video that shows "a person of interest" for an incident last Saturday in which a man broke into an apartment at Hemenway Street and Westland Avenue and sexually attacked a woman as she slept in her bed.
If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4400 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).
The Herald reports.
About 9:20 p.m. on Boylston Street near Kilmarnock.
Two inebriates being escorted out of Machine, 1254 Boylston St., swiped $10 from the bar, tried to punch bar workers and managed to send a bouncer to the hospital for treatment of a human bite, police and bar workers said today. Read more.
Two Boston College students who decided to venture into the wilds of the Fenway got the Baseball Tavern on Boylston Street hauled before the Boston Licensing Board today after police detectives found them enjoying a couple of bottles of Bud Light on Dec. 31. Read more.
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