Public Officials Show Support for Abortion Rights Bill.
In a video campaign, Attorney General Maura Healey, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, and city councilors Michelle Wu and Lydia Edwards gave their support for the state's proposed Roe Act, also called the Act to Remove Obstacles and Expand Abortion Access. The act would amend the need for minors in Massachusetts to obtain either parental consent or a judge’s permission, known as judicial bypass, to get an abortion. [Boston Magazine]
The Cost of the State's Vaping Ban.
An analysis by the state shows that the temporary ban on vaping products will cost vape shop owners between $7 and $8 million dollars in sales. This was reported in a emergency regulation filing by the administration this week to be in compliance with a Superior Court ruling. [WBUR]
City of Cambridge Reaches Out to Green Street Studios.
Green Street Studios, a space for artists and creators in Cambridge's Central Square, announced earlier this month that it would be closing due to the rising costs of rent under a new landlord. Now WBUR has word that the city may be in talks with the group to find possible solutions for a new space. [WBUR]
Boston Seeks Its First Youth Poet Laureate.
According to the city of Boston's website, applications are now being accepted for the city's first-ever Youth Poet Laureate. Boston's Youth Poet Laureate will "create a unique artistic legacy through public readings and civic events." Applications due by November 25, 2019. [Boston.gov]
In Hingham Only: Wahlburgers Offering 8-Cent Burgers.
To celebrate the chain's eighth anniversary in Hingham, the location will be offering its popular "Our Burger" for just 8 cents today for customers who pay with the WahlClub app. [WHDH]
Guy Fieri Opens New Restaurant in Boston.
On Oct. 31, Guy Fieri's Tequila Cocina will open in Boston. Check out Eater Boston for a preview of the menu by the celebrity chef, creator of the trash can nachos. MMM! [Eater Boston]
Shake Shack to Open in Boston on Sunday November 3.
The burger chain will open its doors at Downtown Crossing on Sunday. It will serve beer from Cambridge Brewing Co. and Harpoon Brewery. [Boston Business Journal]