Mats Tolander explains why it might now be Robmore Square and wonders when Boston Police will start doing some community policing in that community.
OK, the two really have nothing to do with each other (or do they?), but Mats Tolander provides proof of both Kenmore happenings. As for Popeye's, he notes:
Don't scoff. Customers piled in from the minute the doors opened.
World Leader, whose city councilor is Jerry McDermott, says enough about Hugo Chavez already: Take down the Citgo sign because it's embarrassing that a major Boston landmark is an ad:
... As the video says, London has its Big Ben, Paris has its Eiffel Tower, and Boston has its...Citgo sign?
Boston? The "Athens of America"? The "Hub of the Universe"? And its famous landmark... Read more
Oh, yeah, that pesky First Amendment. Dan Kennedy wishes to have a word with McDermott:
... Both ('RKO blabmeister) Miller and McDermott are advocating government censorship, in direct... Read more
Beth lets Jerry McDermott, Allston/Brighton's district city councilor, have it with both barrels over his demand the city tear down the Citgo sign:
... I may not be a Bush fan, but anyone with half a brain knows that Hugo Chavez is a total moron, and a moron who has little to no actual clout on the geopolitical world as a whole. The fact... Read more
Dan Kennedy fact-checks Scott Allen Miller:
... Scott Allen Miller is raising a ruckus because "taxpayers" several years ago refurbished the landmark Citgo sign in Kenmore Square. Citgo, you see, is owned by the Venezuelan government, and Venezuela's president, Hugo ChÃƒÂ¡vez, went off on President Bush yesterday.... Read more
< br />Trouble is, Miller was wrong -- in fact, Citgo refurbished the sign at its own
Since the last organization (of many) listed on their website is the American Hunters & Shooters Association,... Read more
... OK, show of hands - does anyone who actually lives in this neighborhood think Kenmore Square has improved? Did anyone without a vested interest in the new development really believe this was a "down-on-its-heels" neighborhood?
Personally, I miss the Deli Haus. The Rat. The old Cornwall's. And never mind the... Read more