In the before times, it was a thing: People would just gather in some crowded place and begin to dance, or sing or play instruments. Remember crowded spaces? Here are some videos of Boston flash mobs back in the day: Read more.
Mayor Walsh (yes, he's still here) announced yesterday that unlike the rest of the state, Boston will not be allowing live music to resume at smaller venues and restaurants on Monday, but will instead wait until March 22, "if public health data allows."
"Little Walter" DeVenne, who started broadcasting doo-wop and oldies on the MIT student radio station in 1967 and then just kept going across the Boston radio dial before settling on WODS with "Little Walter's Time Machine," died yesterday from Covid-19, according to a posting on the Boston Radio Interest mailing list. Read more.
Larry Davidson listens to the audio version of Hank Phillippi Ryan's The Murder List (affiliate link) and generally likes it, but finds one mistake that is surprising coming from a veteran Boston reporter: Read more.
With Covid-19 numbers continuing to rise, Mayor Walsh said today he's rolling the city back to an earlier time in the pandemic and ordering that a variety of indoor facilities and outdoor tours be shut for three weeks starting Wednesday. Read more.
News that Ewan McGregor might show up here for filming of a Star Wars series based on the planet Tatooine has gotten local folks to wondering why Boston and the accommodations needed for our local mores: Read more.
WBZ reports Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as a younger Obi-Wan Kenobi in filming next month in Boston as part of a series about his adventures on Tatooine, "a harsh desert world where farmers toil in the heat of two suns while trying to protect themselves and their loved ones from the marauding Tusken Raiders."