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Zipcar Explains Its Latest Rate Hike

We here at Boston Daily love Zipcar, but we were dismayed when we got an email from the company explaining that it was raising its […]

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The $3 Billion Fixer-Upper

Yesterday’s scene on the banks of the Esplanade was almost perfect. Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill that will dedicate $3 billion over eight years […]

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Cambridge Is America’s Worst Best Walking City

Due to high gas prices and a dearth of parking, those of us who live in Cambridge generally walk to our destination. As experienced Cantabridgian […]

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The Big Boondoggle

Like it or not, the Big Dig is going to define Boston for decades to come. What was once celebrated as an engineering marvel has […]

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Dan Grabauskas Won’t Dump the Pump

If we had a choice between jamming ourselves into a sweltering trolley car or driving into work in air-conditioned comfort, listening to the music we […]

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The Longfellow Bridge’s Woes Are No Longer Funny

It was funny at first, the litany of problems with the Longfellow Bridge. We cracked jokes about snorkels and parachutes when we learned the Red […]

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Please Drink Responsibly

It may surprise you, but your faithful correspondents here at Boston Daily occasionally like to indulge in a drink or two. But while our affinity […]

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Charlie Has a Lot of Company

Whenever we pass a gas station, we’re always grateful that we don’t rely on a car to get to work. As the price of fuel […]

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Rhode Island Poaches Talent from Big Dig

People often ask me why I left Rhode Island, especially when I’m down there a couple of times a month during the summer to enjoy […]

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Everything’s Just Ducky for Super Duck Excursions

Much like sprouting daffodils, the first sighting of the Duck Tours signals the return of spring in Boston. We’ve got a love-hate relationship with the […]

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Get Ready to Hoof It

We’ve got good news, and we’ve got bad news. The good? It’s going to be a fun weekend in Boston. The bad news? City-dwellers are […]

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Things Get Hot on the Red Line

With gas prices soaring, it’s not surprising that T ridership is way up, but it will probably take $5 a gallon gas to keep those […]

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The Globe Nails a Parking Violator

My high school principal drove a black Mitsubishi Eclipse with an easily-identifiable vanity plate. So you can imagine the fun a bunch of high schoolers […]

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Thanks, But We’d Rather Walk

Whenever we ride by a gas station, we make a mental note of the astronomical prices. One morning a couple of weeks ago, my friend […]

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Where Did All the Vacationers Go?

My friends and I hit traffic only twice on the epic journey from Narragansett, Rhode Island back to Boston yesterday. The first patch was at […]