Best of Boston

BEST Nickname

1999 BEST Nickname

John “Trixie” Trischitta

The former state treasury official who admitted taking $50,000 in bribes from his lifelong friend, Martin Robbins, in exchange for illegally releasing $6.5 million from something called the Unpaid Check Fund. The wonder is why the state ever trusted a… read more »

1994 BEST Nickname

Heather “the Feather” Kahn

Channel 5’s new anchor looks as if she stepped out of Melrose Place. read more »

1986 BEST Nickname

“Cryin'”

The appellation given to city counsillor Brian McLaughlin, who had a tough year. First he’s given cash by developer Harold Brown. Then he keeps it in his bedroom for months, taking the envelope out every now and then to look… read more »