Tom Menino

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Park It at a Parklet

Boston has seven less parking spaces. But it has a few more places for people to sit. On Thursday, the city’s Transportation Department unveiled the […]

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Heartless: Pulse of the City Interactive Art Installations Damaged, Stolen

Have a little heart, Boston. In less than a week after the new “Pulse of the City” art installations—heart-shaped structures that play tunes to the […]

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Report: Menino ‘Sorry’ That He Said He Would ‘Blow Up’ Detroit

The city of Detroit isn’t doing so well these days, and Mayor Tom Menino didn’t do residents any favors by knocking them while they are […]

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August 23 Is Officially ‘Girl Power Day’ In Boston and Menino Has the Pen to Prove It

Taking a title straight from a Spice Girls book from the late nineties, Mayor Tom Menino has officially designated August 23 as “Girl Power Day” […]

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Is Mayor Menino Trying to Annex Everett?

If you’re like me, then you expect all local casino politics to be highly principled. All bidders for the state’s coveted gaming licenses will behave […]

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Mayor Menino Is More Popular Than Kittens

The headline from last night’s Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll on the mayor’s race was, obviously, the results on the mayor’s race. But please allow me […]

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Boston’s Free Fitness Extravaganza

Boston is having a free fitness moment. If you’ve ever wanted to try Zumba, yoga, Pilates, bootcamp, or a run club, this summer is your […]

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Mayor’s Mark

Menino’s name is everywhere in Boston—because he put it there.

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Mayor’s Group Listed Tamerlan Tsarnaev as a Gun Victim Because It Copied Slate

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the organization co-chaired by Mayors Tom Menino and Michael Bloomberg, held an event in Concord, New Hampshire, Tuesday, to read aloud […]

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Menino: Expect High Winds and Flooding From Tropical Storm Andrea

It’s officially hurricane season, and experts have indicated it’s likely going to be a bad one. Already, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first storm of the […]

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Boston to Expand Urban Farming Opportunities

When you think of farm country, Boston probably isn’t the first place that springs to mind. But Mayor Menino announced yesterday a set of recommendations […]

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Mayor Menino Offers Free Fitness Day for Teens

If there’s anything better than a great workout it’s a free workout, and that’s just what the Mayor’s Youth Council, a group of Boston high […]

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Mayor Menino Will Lead 2013 Boston Gay Pride Parade as Grand Marshal

With all that he has done to support the gay community, it’s no surprise that the public picked Mayor Tom Menino to lead the upcoming […]

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Mayor Menino Launches Fit City Boston

Mayor Tom Menino launched Fit City Boston this week, which is an initiative to examine how Boston’s urban environment impacts resident health. The initiative is […]

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Tom Menino Stood Up

Tom Menino looked anguished. Sitting by the altar of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross this morning in his wheelchair, he clasped his hands and […]