Peter Morency wonders: "Whereâ€™s the best place to buy loose leaf tea?"
Kathryn Elise asks: "Where are the good tree lots in Boston?"
Get Roadrunner made the official state rock song, of course. Bonus fun fact: Hizzona-Elect used to go to the Rat.
Wayne Wilson was a good man who passed away on November 15, 2013. Wayne was a resident of Ward 19 in Jamaica Plain and was a hardcore Progressive Democrat who was traveling around his State Senate District visiting the local Democrats in effort to challenge Mike Rush for the Senate seat in the September 9, 2014 Democratic Primary. Wayne was very active in local Democratic... Read more
You know when you are heading for victory when anonymous posters attack and ridicule you. It always out of fear, hatred, and jealousy that these "stalker trolls" attack you when you are on the brink of success and triumph.
My good friend Moe Love obviously does not like the fact that yes I am a former Republican. However, fortunately I am in good company.... Read more
A Boston high-school student caught with five small bags of marijuana has sparked a change in the way judges deal with teens arrested on charges the judges don't feel are warranted.
Ironically, however, the decision does not help the kid, who was seeking to have his permanent court record expunged because the judge in his case dismissed the charge because he should never have been... Read more
Everybody see the ridiculous hand-painted signs for increasingly perennial candidate Doug Bennett (this time running for Sheriff) all over the city during the recent election season? As if it weren't enough that we had 97 City Council candidates and slightly fewer Mayoral candidates, Doug decides to add his finger-painted shards of discarded construction waste to people's yards, fences, houses, but convincing them that he's a).... Read more
Jim O'Sullivan and Andrew Ryan at the Boston Globe review Mayor-elect Martin Walsh's fundraising efforts since Election Day and find he's continued to raise thousands of dollars in donations, banking $63,000 since Nov. 5th. At the same time, he's helped former Boston mayoral candidate Charlotte Golar Richie retire her campaign debt, hosting a fundraiser just this past Tuesday.
That's no big deal,... Read more
Liberty has eroded to such a degree that some wonder if it can ever be restored. But personal liberty, the bright light that distinguishes us as the freest nation of all time, has been permanently dimmed.
This administration has withheld health care without ever revoking a medical device. It has taken guns and lives without overturning the Second Amendment. It... Read more
And dig that waterfront stadium. Suck it, sharknados!
Measure would also ban e-cigs and pot, needs approval from the mayor and the parks department.
VentureFizz explains why Boston next month will have a free event for young entrepreneurs to pitch their startups to venture capitalists:
A few weeks ago, a little online skirmish started on meetup message boards and Twitter involving a very suspect and questionable group that organizes events to take advantage of inexperienced young startups and unwitting entrepreneurs. (We don't want to give them any more... Read more
The Globe analyzes Mahty Walsh's English. An interesting article, although I'd argue the author is wrong when he says Walsh has the strongest Boston accent of any Boston mayuh evah - it's not that Walsh is more Boston than Menino or White or Flynn, just that he's younger and that his speech patterns show that even Boston English changes.... Read more
FEMA yesterday released preliminary flood-zone maps for the coastal parts of Suffolk County, which, if adopted, could more than double the number of Boston property owners who have to buy increasingly expensive flood insurance.
The Globe reports that the number of affected properties could jump from 8,000 today to more than 18,000.
Carlos Miller reports that late today, Boston Police agreed to not try to obtain a witness-intimidation charge against him for urging his readers to call BPD public relations and a detective to protest the BPD's attempt to charge an out-of-state college student with wiretapping for posting a portion of an interview with a BPD public-relations secretary about the way a cop got... Read more