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By adamg - 9/24/22 - 10:49 pm

The Crimson reports the university at some point will ask the BPDA for permission to build a new home for the theater - and new housing for grad students - at 175 North Harvard St in Allston, next to Harvard Stadium.

By adamg - 9/18/22 - 8:51 pm

Organizers of the first Greater Boston Arts Expo - with live performances by "organizations across the region, with a focus on uplifting work by historically excluded populations including BIPOC, trans, and disabled communities" - have cancelled the event because of tomorrow's anticipated storms. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/22 - 3:34 pm

GBH reports the death this morning of Eric Jackson, host of "Eric in the Evenings," who had broadcast jazz in Boston for more than 50 years.

By adamg - 9/3/22 - 11:46 am

Adam Castiglioni notices a notice posted on the door of a North End home that producers are considering for use when Neeson comes here next month to film "Thug," mostly set in "San Pedro" (filling in for Weymouth or Marblehead, perhaps?):

Thug revolves around an ageing San Pedro gangster (Neeson) who attempts to reconnect with his children and rectify the mistakes in his past, but the criminal underworld won’t loosen their grip willingly.

By adamg - 8/29/22 - 4:39 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that the bar, closed all this time because of the pandemic, is set to re-open.

By adamg - 8/22/22 - 1:14 pm
FDNY ambulances on Drydock Avenue

Kyle Benton spotted this mini-caravan of aging FDNY vehicles on Drydock Avenue today, but speculates they're for filming Madame Web, a Spideyverse movie in which Boston will stand in for New York.

By adamg - 8/18/22 - 6:24 pm

Evanescence - Tourniquet (Music Video)

Lisa Kashinsky reports Charlie Baker is an Evanescence fan.

By adamg - 8/3/22 - 9:42 am

Footage of The Rat and Pizza Pad in 1985 (We Don't Knock clip)

James Harold, 79, of Medford, was owner of the Rat in Kenmore Square, in the pre-BU, pre-hotel era, when Mr. Butch held court and Deli Haus served breakfast late into the night. He died Sunday at 79.

Let's Go to the Rat - a documentary.

By adamg - 7/23/22 - 10:48 pm
Wakandans on the Mass. Ave. Bridge

Ben Brophy couldn't help but notice the prominent role the Mass. Ave. Bridge plays in the new "Wakanda Forever" trailer.

Nick Quaranto noticed a lost looking Bilbo, um, Martin Freeman, on the bridge: Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/22 - 12:00 pm
Cool kit

Cool kt, with supplies for keeping cool.

Boston has started a pilot program to lend out block-party starter kits to residents on streets organized enough to throw themselves a party. Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/22 - 6:49 pm

The Emerson Colonial Theatre announced today that "A Beautiful Noise" has been silenced through Sunday because "multiple company members" have tested positive for Covid-19.

By adamg - 6/27/22 - 3:09 pm

The Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing is considering a request from the new owners of the Silhouette Lounge, 200 Brighton Ave. in Allston, to use one of its rooms as a venue, initially for local musicians and trivia nights, but maybe to one day extend even to comedians. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/22 - 2:05 pm
Fake ads for Applebee's and a Cleveland tennis open

Angel Nunez spotted these two ads in the parking lot for the defunct 99 in Braintree, likely for use in that movie in which Zendaya plays a tennis player.

By adamg - 6/9/22 - 10:00 am

WMJX reports that David Allan Boucher, who has hosted Bedtime Magic since the station first went on the air 40 years ago, is retiring.

By adamg - 6/1/22 - 11:40 am

The Dorchester Reporter previews this Saturday's inaugural Dorchfest - 45 bands playing on 25 porches in the Ashmont-Adams area.

By adamg - 5/29/22 - 12:45 pm

Boston 311 this morning is chock full of complaints from people living nowhere near Boston Calling about all the noise, noise, noise: Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/22 - 5:21 pm

MassDOT alerts us that traffic on the Tobin Bridge could be slowed tomorrow so that some movie production company can get just the perfect shot of the bridge that has come to symbolize crime-ridden Boston in all the best violent-crime movies set here. Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/22 - 6:24 pm
Violinsts in the Roslindale Substation

The Substation in Roslindale Square formally opened today, starting with a performance by Musiconnects overlooking Adams Park. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/22 - 2:18 pm

Vanyaland notes the passing of the local comedy legend at 79.

By adamg - 5/3/22 - 9:10 am

At 8:10 a.m., Matt Siegel announced his retirement from Kiss 108 after 41 years at the station. Read more.

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