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Josh Zakim

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The Clip-Clop of Manolo-and-Louboutin-Clad Hooves

A wise man once said, “There’s nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse.” Accordingly, the clip-clop of Manolo-and-Louboutin-clad […]

City Life

Boston Already Has Some Sanctuary City Protections

City Councilor Tito Jackson earned plaudits when he proposed making Boston a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants following President-Elect Donald Trump’s call for the mass deportation […]

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Josh Zakim Will Protect the Back Bay with His Cold, Unforgiving Fists

https://www.instagram.com/p/BMKEIr2AE0m/ By day, mild-mannered City Councilor Josh Zakim represents the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Kenmore Square, Mission Hill, Audubon Circle, and the West End. […]

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Josh Zakim Proposes North Carolina Travel Ban in Response to Transgender Bill

Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim has proposed a ban on all city-sponsored travel to North Carolina, in light of the state’s passage of a bill […]

Home & Property

City Council Is Not Pleased with Anwar Faisal

By many accounts, Anwar Faisal is a crummy landlord. He’s been called before the Boston Housing Court 31 times since 2009. He’s been the plaintiff […]

Home & Property

New Apartments in The Fenway to Open Next Spring

  Two new Fenway apartment buildings hit significant milestones this week. The Van Ness and Viridian mixed-use complexes on Upper Boylston Street celebrated their “topping off,” the ceremonial event […]

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City Councilor Proposes ‘Boston Trust Act’

Boston could soon join the growing list of communities across the country that have welcomed legislation preventing local police from detaining people for prolonged periods […]

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City Councilor Pitches ‘Bill of Rights’ for College Athletes in Boston

City Councilor Josh Zakim wants to create regulatory safeguards in Boston not only for athletes’ brains and bodies, but for their overall education, too. In […]

Home & Property

Boston Housing Is Expensive—So What?

Everyone’s talking about the high cost of housing in Boston these days. On Monday, City Councilor Josh Zakim convened a public hearing on the issue—and […]

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Politicians Predict the Red Sox Season

  With the thrill of baseball back upon us, I asked local pols via Twitter for their predictions of the number of games the team […]


Photos: The Lenny Zakim Fund Young Leaders’ 5th Annual Casino Night

On Saturday March 1, 2014, friends of the Lenny Zakim Fund, which provides assistance to “below the radar” Boston-area literacy, hunger, housing, and education organizations, […]

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Chart of the Week: Breaking Down the Lobbyist Money in Boston’s Elections

Lobbyists registered with the state of Massachusetts give a lot of money to politicians, but usually focus their funds on the statehouse lawmakers who they […]

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Q&A #6: Oh, All Those 2013 Boston Election Votes

Via email, “Kim” asks: My head is still spinning from all of the elections in 2013.  How many did we have (in Mass., but especially […]

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Here Are The Winners of the 2013 Boston Political Awards

Last week, I asked you to vote for the 2013 Massachusetts political award winners. Now it’s time for the results—and my thoughts. I am in […]

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The More The City Council Changes, The More It Stays The Same

Boston doesn’t do change very well (as I mentioned in my post on the mayoral election). That showed in Tuesday’s City Council elections, which were […]