South End

South End gets lit up tonight

Illuminus Boston cranks up at 6 p.m. with "large-scale projections and light installations alongside immersive sound, performance, and multimedia experiences that reimagine the city at night," in the area around 540 Harrison Ave. This will be Boston's first "Nuit Blanche" festival and will include art installations and music, film and dance performances, all running until midnight.
South End

Orange Line stops, Mass. Ave. shut when woman gets very sick on platform

Around 11:20 a.m., police shut the Mass. Ave. Orange Line stop, stopped train service and blocked traffic on Mass. Ave. after somebody started vomiting on the platform. The station and street were re-opened about 15 minutes later - and the person transported to a local hospital - after first responders determined she did not have Ebola. Boston EMS Incidents reports EMTs rushed to the station on a report of "an external hemorrhage."
South End

Timber! Tree partially shuts Mass. Ave. at Tremont

Just call it treelock: Boston shows us the tree that discovered gravity early this evening on Mass. Ave. northbound near Tremont Street.
Eight Streets Neighborhood Association

October NA meeting

Welcome BackOur next business meeting is This Tuesday, Oct 14 at our new meeting space at Project Place (Corner of Washington & East Berkeley.   Enter in the door next to Meyers and Chang)Meeting format:6:30-7 - Neighborhood Networking.   Meet your neighbors in an informal setting.7-8:30 - Business meeting. On the agenda this month:Nectar & Green - new business proposal for Shawmut AvePersonal best Fitness - new business proposal at Castle SquareSouth End Temperature StudyGroundwater Update:   17 Bond & 9 MilfordHello everyone, and welcome back to Eigth Streets.    As mentioned in the email last month, we have had to change location for our monthly meetings, and thus meeting days.  We will continue to meet on the 2nd Tuesday ...
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