The big story and head: Access problems dog convention center on the front page of today’s (July 7) Boston Globe describe just the tip of the iceberg regarding the obstacles facing the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center scheduled to open on the South Boston waterfront next June.

More and more the center is beginning to look like a white elephant, a convention structure that shouldn’t be constructed. Insiders report that there is not that much interest by national corporations and other groups in contracting to use the facility with which Mayor Menino hopes to enhance his image, in future years.

The Back Bay with the Hynes Auditorium and all of its other attractions, not the least of which is the Red Sox during the spring and summer months, is more attractive to them.