The Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics put together this video of people getting married in City Hall. Also see the Tumblr site.
Felicia reports on all the replies she's gotten from guys who were not the guy she regrets not getting digits from at a Davis Square restaurant, most notably from a guy who asks her out and says that among his assets is a Lexus with a GPS.
Happy Valentine's Day! Ready to meet some like-minded progressives? Then you'll want to join us for Dating While Progressive, a fun and welcoming singles party!
This Socializing for Justice event is co-hosted by the Boston chapter of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS-Boston), the Boston chapter of the New Leaders Council (NLC Boston), the Bisexual Resource Center, the Boston Queer Polyamorous Women's Group,... Read more
[float=right][/float]Scott Lively, the founder of Abiding Truth Ministries, goes on trial Monday at 11AM for 'crimes against humanity' in Massachusetts Federal Court.
The lawsuit alleges that beginning in 2002, Mr. Lively conspired with religious and political leaders in Uganda to whip up anti-gay hysteria with warnings that homosexuals would sodomize African children and corrupt their culture.... Read more
Local man seeks advice:
If one were to look for a quiet restaurant at which to break up with a woman whom one has been seeing for a while, and one is married, where might one go? Yes, yes, bad, bad. Back Bay preferred, as is someplace VERY private, quiet, out of the way, yet public enough in case things get "messy."
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Did you make a New Year's Resolution to find a new job? Make new friends? Just get out more often? Are you afraid you'll get stuck in conversations? Not know how to approach people at networking events? Join Socializing for Justice for a fast-paced, fun & interactive Skillshare on the Art of the Schmooze on September 6th, 6:00 - 8:30 PM at the NonProfit Center*,... Read more
DotRat has video of a guy proposing to his girlfriend right on the floor of the home of the scorpion bowl this past weekend.
Cambridge Day has the video.
Recess for Justice is going down at the Stony Brook court right off Lamartine Street in JP on Saturday, July 28th, from 11:00AM to 2:00PM. (Exit Stony Brook T station on the Orange line, walk directly across the street to the park - we'll be on the field and in the courts right in front of you.) We’re hoping for a sunny summer day!
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The Times reports on today's nuptials, presided over by Gov. Patrick.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today gave a probate judge permission to block a Cape woman from setting up a competitor to her ex-husband's feed and grain business as part of the divorce settlement.
The ruling does not mean the woman will now have to give up the feed and grain she set up - in the same building from which her husband's concern was evicted... Read more
The City Council today adopted new rules that will limit new City Clerk Maureen Feeney's ability to pick up some side cash by performing weddings.
City Councilor Matt O'Malley (West Roxbury) said the new rules will bring transparency to a government function and some extra money to city government. At the State House, state Rep. Marty Walz (D-Back Bay) is pushing similar legislation to... Read more
You: green shirt and jeans, brown kinda spiky/messy hair, nice body. Me: green dress, blonde, with a bunch of my girlfriends. I saw you checking me out, and we made eye contact once or twice, but you never came over and talked. Would love to connect! Tell me about you and tell me the name of the bar we were... Read more
Donna Halper asks:
My husband and I are about to celebrate our 25th anniversary. Can you suggest a restaurant with excellent food and romantic atmosphere?
Some answers below (first batch will take a moment to appear):
While standing in line at a local Newbury Comics, DotRat has no choice but to pipe up during the Axe-drenched mating ritual unfolding in front of him. The kids are not amused at his reference to one of the classics.