Good morning, Back Bay! Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Aug. 13:
1. BOWKER OVERPASS MEETING: A meeting will be held Tuesday evening regarding proposed improvements to the Bowker Overpass. It's taking place at Boston Public Library. According to MassDOT, the meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the Mezzanine Conference Room at the library's Central Branch at 700 Boylston St.
2. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Back Bay, known for its thriving business culture, was once again a huge winner in this year's "Best of Boston" issue of Boston Magazine. We've got a full list of local winners here.
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4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: Shortly after midnight on this day in 1961, East German soldiers begin laying down barbed wire and bricks as a barrier between Soviet-controlled East Berlin and the democratic western section of the city. Information courtesy of History.com.5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Scattered thunderstorms today with a high of 76, low of 62.