Headlines: August 6, 2019
Visual Representation of the Most Delayed MBTA Bus Routes in Boston.
While you're sitting on that interminable bus ride, check out this cool interactive tool showing a heatmap of bus delays in Boston. Created by City of Boston Summer Fellow Sinclair Target. [City of Boston]
Whale Sighting in Boston Harbor.
A whale, mostly like a humpback, has been spotted cruising for food in Boston Harbor near Deer Island. Check out the link for video of the magnificent marine mammal. [WCVB]
Op-Ed on Why the Red Sox Suck This Season
It's been a rough 2019 for Red Sox fans. Chad Finn elaborates on what went wrong: pretty much everything. [Boston Globe]
It's Farmer's Market Week in Boston.
This week (August 4-10), farmer's markets around Boston will be holding special events to promote local agriculture and access to nutritious food. List of events posted here: [City of Boston]
Most Scenic Restaurants in U.S. Includes 8 Spots in New England.
OpenTable's list of the 100 most scenic restaurants in the country features 4 lovely spots in Massachusetts, while Rhode Island has 3 and Vermont has 1. For gorgeous views while you eat in Boston, check out Legal Harborside Floor 1, Top of the Hub, and Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse.
While We're Talking About Restaurants...
Here are all the cheap oyster deals in Boston, Somerville, and Cambridge! [Boston.com]