Campaign roundup: Eat your veggies and don't talk to me about e-mail edition
Wicked Local Allston/Brighton reports that at-large Council candidate Tomas Gonzalez has an idea for City Hall Plaza: A community vegetable garden, at least until the city finally figures out what to do with the barren stretch of brick:
I understand there has been a great deal of discussion around future uses for City Hall Plaza. And I'm not saying let's end that discussion. What I am proposing is that we grow some vegetables and educate the next generation in the meantime.
The Herald goes through campaign finance records, notes that Menino's taking money from people who do business with the city, despite a pledge not to take money from people who do business with the city.
Yvonne Abraham sees the clock at the Forest Hills T stop as a metaphor for the Floon campaign. As she gets into the whole analogy thing, she gets carried away with a neighborhood stereotype:
This being Jamaica Plain, several voters I spoke to were more enthusiastic about Yoon than Flaherty.
"Sam is a breath of fresh air," said Ellyn Zitzer, who lives in Roslindale.
Who knew that driving down Washington Street was enough to turn you into a JP liberal?
Peter Gelzinis explores an apparent split among black clergy in Boston - basically, Bruce Wall is pushing publicly for Floon, while other ministers are anonymously (at least when the press is around) pressing for Hizzona.
The Globe profiles a what-me-worry Chuck Turner.
Councilor Steve Murphy boldly came out against rats today, calling for a hearing to discuss how to deal with the wingless pigeons wreaking havoc in some Boston neighborhoods.