Local Headlines: September 13, 2019
Police Respond to Social Media Threat Against John Hancock Tower.
Yesterday morning, Boston Police and the FBI investigated a threat made on social media targeting the John Hancock tower. After increasing police presence at the tower, a police statement was released in the middle of the day, calling the threat "an uncorroborated threat of unknown reliability." [NECN]
Boston MFA Creates New Role: Director of Inclusion.
Four months after racists incidents at the Museum of Fine Arts in which students of color were targeted, the MFA is hiring for a new role. The Director of Inclusion will report to the Chief of Learning and Community Engagement, Makeeba McCreary. [WBUR]
Have You Been to the Downton Abbey Exhibition Yet?
The exhibit features clothing and sets from the hit Masterpiece Theater television show. It runs through September 29th – just two weeks left! [Downton Abbey: The Exhibition]
Retailers Are Already Hiring Seasonal Workers for 2019 Holidays.
To keep up with the increasing consumer demand that accompanies the holidays, some Massachusetts retailers are already gearing up to add seasonal staff. Among the many stores hiring for temporary positions in the state are Target, Amazon, UPS and Kohl's. [Patch]
Coming Soon to the ICA...
Starting September 24th, Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art will be showcasing the work of artist Yayoi Kusama, including her piece "LOVE IS CALLING" featuring polka-dotted tentacles on walls, floors, and ceilings. [WBUR]