Kraft/Wynn Casino Tax Revenue Estimated at $10 Million/Year for Foxborough. No details on how Kraft’s company arrived at the sum, which equates to approximately one-third of the local tax levy and 100 percent of the rationale in favor of building the gambling mecca near Gillette Stadium. [Boston.com]
Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Getting Over The Skeletons in Their Closets. Like the 1984 photo we’re now lovingly referring to as “Mitt Money.” [The Atlantic Wire]
Occupy Suburbia … ? With the Occupy Boston encampment officially removed (and Occupy Everywhere Else pretty much out of steam), a few Boston groups are trying to organize the Occupy protesters to set up tents in their front lawns as a symbolic gesture of the continued movement. Now we know that suburban folks also happen to subscribe to TIME. [Boston.com]
Herald Pats Itself on the Back for Front Page Nod. This staff report is aptly filed under the media and marketing category in the business section … emphasis on marketing. [Boston Herald]
Fenway: Not Just For Baseball Anymore. The neighborhood is fighting for recognition as Boston’s very first cultural tourism district — culture as in actual arts and culture like the BSO, MFA, and MassArt, not bobbleheads or fried chicken legacies — and with the city’s official support now behind it, things are looking up. If they succeed, well … godspeed to the flood of arts tourists looking for parking on game day. [Boston.com]
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