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Mayor Be Damned, Feeney Says All Systems Go

City Council President Maureen Feeney’s plan to host a citywide summit on civic engagement is getting very interesting. In January, she proposed the summit as […]

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MIT Craps on Martha

If you haven’t seen this yet, you need to. It’s fantastic. Two MIT researchers go on Martha Stewart’s show with their new invention, the “Ketchup […]

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What Does ‘Jacques’ Rhyme With?

Howie Carr’s column today is on former State Senator Cheryl Jacques, who recently got appointed to nominated for the bench. Naturally, because she’s a politician […]

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The Herald’s Big Weekend

File under Thank God We’re a Two Newspaper Town. Our local tab killed it this weekend, breaking two major stories, and providing an unapologetically salacious […]

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Cooz in Effect

I tend to buy new sneakers once a year, and, to my wife’s eternal amusement, tend to spend several months searching for the right pair. […]

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Dainty Dot Renovation Is Through the Looking Glass

Earlier this week, the Boston Civic Design Commission approved a proposal for the shabby, though mildly iconic, Dainty Dot building on the edge of Chinatown. […]

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Another Shattering Insight From A-Walk

Adam Gaffin over at Universal Hub has been the city’s leading critic of Globe metro columnist Adrian Walker, who is notorious for taking news stories […]

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Is the Globe Kidding?

I’m about as interested in having comedy explained to me by the Globe as I am getting stock tips from a koala bear. Still, they […]

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Metro Smites Globe

The meltdown continues. Weeks after the Globe booted a story about the Metro‘s supposedly plummeting circulation, and days after the Globe booted another story about […]

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Metro: Not That Screwed!

What is it about the Metro that makes the local press so bad at what they do? First there’s a rumor that the struggling commuter […]

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The Cory Booker-Obama Parallel

A lot has been made of the similarities of Barack Obama and Deval Patrick, and not necessarily in a positive way. The chief worry underscoring […]

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Scenes from State of the City

I pick up a cab on Mass. Ave. yesterday afternoon to catch a ride over to Dorchester for the Mayor’s State of the City address, […]

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Tilting Toward Windmills

Months after the mayor announced that his administration was looking into sticking a windmill on City Hall Plaza—to both demonstrate a commitment to renewable energy […]

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Swift-boated!

Like Christ from the cave, former governor/helicopter enthusiast Jane Swift has risen from the dead, just in time to take bitter revenge on her enemies […]

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Duke: Cool with Jerry, Not with Howie

Alex Beam’s column today is another phoned-in meta job of little interest to anyone, but there’s a nice bit at the end about a new […]