A fire broke out at one of the city’s oldest restaurants, the historic Union Oyster House, causing damage to the building. More here.
Venezia Restaurant in Boston, Ocean House Restaurant in Dennis Port, and Twenty-Eight Atlantic in East Harwich all made the list of the 100 most scenic restaurants in American for 2017 by Open Table. See the full list here.
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang has made families aware of the so-called, “Blue Whale Challenge,” which uses social media to encourage self-harm and suicide among children. What is the “Blue Whale Challenge?”
Charlton-based brewery sent out 1,000 cases of one of their IPAs with a special note printed on the bottom: “HBD TB12, 08/03/17, THE G.O.A.T” See the beers here.
You could own the home of the late E.B. White, writer of the famous children’s book Charlotte’s Web, for only $3.7 million! See an inside tour of the house by Yankee Magazine here.
Former President Barack Obama and his family will spend three weeks in two rented homes in Chilmark on the Vineyard starting August 27th. More here.
Senator Elizabeth Warren has proposed a bill in Congress that would make hearings aids available over the counter. The bill has been sent to President Trump for his signature. Read more about the bill here.
Dunkin Donuts has tested a new brand name in their Pasadena, California location by dropping the “Donuts”. The chain wants people to think of its stores as a destination for coffee. More here.
Governor Charlie Baker has picked five people to serve on the Cannabis Advisory Board which will help guide regulators enforcing recreational and medical marijuana laws. More here.