On Tuesday, the people of Revere voted — overwhelmingly — in favor of building a casino at the Suffolk Downs racetrack, right at the East Boston border. While the vote by no means guarantees that a casino will be built in that specific location, it does mean that gaming is almost certainly coming to the Hub. The only question is, where?
Election season is over and the federal government is trying to take away your precious Lard Glob snacks. You’re feeling sad. But there’s still plenty of possible celebrations on the horizon: Tuition rates are going down, gay bashing in the workplace might become illegal (if the House approves it — don’t hold your breath), and Red Sox Nation is infiltrating New York. Chin up, fans of Connolly and casinos. The beer goes down faster if you keep your chin up. Here’s our guide to what to talk about at the bars this weekend. More