The Week That Was

Chronicling the past week via quick links and pithy commentary (can’t liiiive, if livin’ is without Mitt Romney edition).

1220031637Mike Ross—City Councilor. Delegate. Blogger: The Ross Report gave us an insider’s perspective on the Democratic National Convention.

WBZ sits this convention out: The station explains why it didn’t send its staff to Denver.

Bargain CEOs: Francis Storrs finds out which companies are getting the biggest bang for their buck.

It’s the battle of the high-profile interviews: Who gave us the most insight to our favorite newsmakers—NBC, the Globe, or WTKK?

Signing bonuses, Chris Gasper, and’s TPS reports: It’s all in Sports Monday.

Chris Wallace, multi-tasker extraordinaire: The FOX News host fields our questions while keeping up with the Barack Obama running mate rumors.

Ted Kennedy’s DNC appearance: We round up the reaction.

Photography from Southeast Asia and Italian films: It’s just some of what’s happening on the local arts scene.

Decisions, decisions: We stand by our decision to watch the DNC instead of the Sox/Yankees game.

Keohane on Deval’s DNC speech: Well done, at least until Brian Schweitzer stole the show.

Brady, please come home: We help the Patriots QB find some local real estate.

The suspense was killing us: Good thing we kept our McCain/Romney expectations low.

Give us our waffle cone and save the theater for drama club: We do not approve of Baskin-Robbins’ new vision.

The coverage is a-changin’: Both local papers are forgetting the past.

Dane Cook Day: This is gonna be hilarious.

Jay Mariotti: Do not want.

Maureen Feeney didn’t change the curtains in the Mayor’s office: Believe it or not, the Hill and the Hall was in business this week. Sort of.

That’s all for this week. If you need us, we’ll be enjoying our last Friday of summer hours.

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