The oddest thing in the previously secret Olympics bid chapters was not the huge deficit or the denigration of opponents, but the reference to a state law that prohibits swearing at athletes and coaches and sporting events.
So it turns out the fine people of Boston believe they will somehow manage to survive after all without the International Olympic Committeeâ€™s five-ring seal of approval.
Local residents have made it clear they are willing try to make do with merely being the home to Faneuil Hall, Boston Common, Harvard, MIT, the John F. Kennedy Library, Fenway Park and Bobby Orr.
Why, yes, of course there is no finer use for highway signboards than urging Massholes to get Xander Bogaerts to the All-Star Game.
Matt Lowe was among those watching the US Women's National Team beat Germany tonight and advance to the final on a large screen on City Hall Plaza.
Sox to retire Pedro Martinez's number next month.
WHDH reports on the second-inning incident.
Stephen Kurkjian explains.
The Boston 2024 Committee expects Nashoba Valley Ski Area to be a venue in its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Just one problem: that fact is news to the operators of Nashoba Valley Ski Area. [..]
According to the documents obtained by Boston Magazine, the cycling event would take place at Nashoba Valley Ski Areaâ€™s property within Westford while the canoe event would take place at Nashoba Valley Ski Areaâ€™s tubing park in Littleton.
Yesterday, Mayor Walsh announced a clarification of his 'no public money' pledge for Boston 2014 Olympics.
"The first thing we'll do is give Boston 2024 every parcel of land owned by the City of Boston that Boston 2024 needs to do this thing right. Then we'll buy the land they need that we donâ€™t own and give it to them," Walsh said. "While Boston 2024 investors are among the wealthiest and most highly compensated captains of industry in the Commonwealth, they can't bring the Olympics to Boston unless we give them what we have and they want."
F-bombs, shouting: Uncivil discourse on Boston's Olympic bid
Corey Dinopoulos, a co-founder of the Boston 2024 organizing committee who got the bid rolling three years ago, calls the tone "kind of depressing" for a world-class city with a chance to showcase itself.
"The city needs to calm down," he said. "People are expecting a lot from the organization. We're trying to plan for the next 15 years and that doesn't happen overnight. I think everyone needs some manners classes."
NorthEndWaterfront.com has photos of Milan Lucic getting tattoos in the North End.
Patricia Shong, who died Monday, seems like she was a very nice lady: Devoted wife and mother, loyal worker. And a true Patriots fan:
Patricia enjoyed scrapbooking, cross stitching, pixel art, knitting, and crocheting. She relished weekly card night with the ladies. Patricia was known for being an avid reader which all who knew her can attest to based on her mini home library. She especially loved spending time with her family. She would also like us to set the record straight for her: Brady is innocent!!
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Boston 2024 plans to release a major overhaul of its proposed plans for the Olympics next month, group CEO Rich Davey told a City Council committee today.
The revised plan would provide new details about possible venues, housing and other infrastructure, and may include locations outside of Boston or even New England, Davey said this morning, at at a hearing called by Council President Bill Linehan's Special Committee for the Olympics.