Boston

By - 7/17/17 - 8:19 pm
Contrails in the skies over Boston

Rob Littlefield looked up late this afternoon.

By - 7/17/17 - 11:31 am
R. Schell

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

By - 7/17/17 - 9:09 am

Boston Magazine interviews the mayor on why he deserves a second term.

By - 7/16/17 - 9:13 am

The state of the Boston bagel is strong, one (overly?) enthusiastic writer boldly states.

By - 7/15/17 - 10:49 am

Amy Clark asks:

I'm looking for knife sharpening in Boston, and don't say whole foods. Anyone know a place that does a good job?

By - 7/14/17 - 10:46 am
By - 7/12/17 - 10:11 pm

Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale hosts a forum Thursday evening for the four people running for Boston mayor this year: Incumbent Marty Walsh, City Councilor Tito Jackson, Robert Cappucci and Joseph Wiley (with the caveat that Walsh might send in a representative instead). Read more.

By - 7/11/17 - 11:45 pm

Author: Nino Brown

By - 7/11/17 - 2:10 pm

The New York times reports

http://nyti.ms/2ueZc1Q

By - 7/10/17 - 3:10 pm

Maryr asks:

Where can I get a (good) scotch egg in Boston? (or better yet, north of the river)

By - 7/6/17 - 12:35 pm

Chrissy Hartman asks:

What restaurants in Boston have great cheese boards?

By - 7/6/17 - 11:40 am
Map of smelly Boston

In 1878, the Boston Board of Health published this map of the smelliest place in Boston and Cambridge. As the Boston City Archives tells us, "the biggest culprits were sewer outlets and 'offensive trades.' "

By - 7/5/17 - 11:37 am

Watch a T map morph into its actual geography.

And here's a map showing the current T lines downtown superimposed on an 1840 map of Boston.

By - 7/3/17 - 10:03 am

masslive:

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. is nearing a deal to acquire Tribune Media Co. and two Connecticut TV stations for close to $4 billion.

By - 7/2/17 - 1:40 pm

The plethora of current water ecology issues have significant effects on the world population, but the sheer number and range of topics make it difficult for individuals to separate the facts and take action. The Water & Resiliency EcoForum on August 11th will feature five environmental activists, policy makers, and water conservation professionals, who will share valuable information for individuals looking to take action.

By - 7/2/17 - 1:15 pm

Disposable plastic consumption is a way of life for citizens across the globe. It is unavoidable when buying bottled drinks, bagging groceries, or unwrapping pre-packaged food. Though plastic reduction and recycling efforts have picked up momentum in recent years, the positive change has not been enough to slow the ever-increasing amount of plastic waste found in our oceans.

By - 7/2/17 - 12:51 pm

J.L. Bell introduces us to the mystery of the missing royal seals in the waning days of British rule in Boston.

By - 7/1/17 - 9:48 am

UU World reports that one of two Unitarian Universalist Association IT workers from the Boston area remains hospitalized with an "acute brain injury" after he and the other worker were beaten and robbed by four men as they walked in New Orleans last Saturday evening during an association conference there. Read more.