The definition of 'button up':
A while back I blogged something about how the city planned to shut down some road projects in preparation for the DNC next summer. I was puzzled by the phrase 'button up' as it applied to one of Hub Blog's selfish pet-peeves: The huge Cambridge St. project. Well, here's the answer to my button-up question.
... Arghhhh. They'll never finish that project.