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What’s Wrong with the Charles River Esplanade?

(Photo via iStockPhoto.) For those not fortunate enough to live along the leafy avenues of the Back Bay, the Esplanade is a perfectly lovely stretch […]

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Messing With the Wrong Merry-Go-Round

Of all the things wrong (see: It’s Too Easy Being Green) with the Rose Kennedy Greenway, the seasonal merry-go-round that sits near Christopher Columbus Park […]

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MBTA's Alcohol Ad Ban Is a Total Waste

Score another $1.5 million for the Massachusetts nanny brigade. That’s how much the broke and beleaguered MBTA stands to lose thanks to a self-imposed ban […]

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MBTA's Alcohol Ad Ban Is a Total Waste

Score another $1.5 million for the Massachusetts nanny brigade. That’s how much the broke and beleaguered MBTA stands to lose thanks to a self-imposed ban […]

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MBTA's Alcohol Ad Ban Is a Total Waste

Score another $1.5 million for the Massachusetts nanny brigade. That’s how much the broke and beleaguered MBTA stands to lose thanks to a self-imposed ban […]

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The Drunks in Boston, the Bingers in Massachusetts …

Coming close on the heels of the Daily Beast’s proclaiming Boston the Drunkest City in America, the Centers for Disease Control on Tuesday announced that […]

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Massachusetts Casinos: Crapped Out

The final version of the casino bill released from the House-Senate committee late last night proves once again that what most State House cynics lack […]

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Observations on Unexciting Massachusetts Elections, Redistricting

I woke up this morning excited to make my way to the voting booth and vote for — oh, forget it. The only practical difference […]

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Boston: America's Most Insecure City?

According to Travel + Leisure‘s 2011 America’s Favorite Cities survey, we’re a city of brilliant, nasty, moderately well-dressed geeks who can’t drive or stop complaining […]