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Home Is Where the Bosstones Are

My life listening to Boston’s quintessential band.

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Gone, Baby, Gone

But he can’t stay away. Dennis Lehane left Boston for Hollywood, but you can’t take the city out of the writer.

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The Burn Is Back

For Bostonians, it is a strange thing to be liked. We’re used to being swamped with bile from the rest of the country, which seems […]

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Keohane: In the Weeds

I was out with a Republican friend the other night, who, because he’s more about William Buckley than Jesus Christ, tends to take a libertarian […]

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Nouveau Riche Mayor Strikes Again

Boston’s widespread conversion from city to Lifestyle Center continues apace with the news that the mayor is looking to redevelop the triangle between Park Drive […]

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Keohane for Register of Probate

I wasn’t planning to mount a political campaign when I got up yesterday morning. Being a resident of Middlesex County, I was compelled to write […]

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Keohane: Kerry v. O’Reilly—Down to the Wire!

OK, maybe not down to the wire. In fact, it’s probably all over. The Globe unsurprisingly endorsed John Kerry today, calling challenger Ed O’Reilly “energetic […]

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Keohane: Good Tommy / Bad Tommy

The two sides of Tom Menino were very much on display last Friday, as Hizzoner steamrolled a city councilor and boldly proposed broad changes that […]

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Bell Tolls for Sidekick?

I’ve been bitterly opposed to the Globe‘s Sidekick section since its inception in 2005, mainly because I couldn’t figure out what it was (so I […]

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Keohane on Deval and the DNC

Two months ago, if I’d sat down to watch Deval Patrick address the DNC, I would have had my trusty Morse code book out, and […]

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Keohane: Newbury Comics Soldiers On

Living in a dynamic city virtually ensures any longtime resident will spend at least a few minutes every week mournfully pointing at spots where great […]

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Keohane: Transit Woes

In 2001, James Howard Kunstler wrote a great book, The City in Mind, which was basically a ferocious takedown of cities he fears (Mexico City) […]

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Keohane: Someone Else for Mayor, Pt. 2*

So the mayor wants Fanueil Hall to be quiet. It’s messing with his focus, making it harder to, say, study blueprints for another soulless glass […]

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What We Need are Mimes

I always enjoy the Globe’s Sunday Ideas section. It’s routinely well-written, surprising, smart and counterintuitive. (And it’s a tribute to Marty Baron that it still […]

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Asking for Trouble?

This communique just arrived from City Hall: “Mayor Menino and Boston Fire Commissioner Roderick Fraser … will celebrate the opening of the new, state of […]