Kenmore Square

Kenmore Square

By - 9/21/06 - 1:40 pm

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 Chávez, went off on President Bush yesterday.
< br />Trouble is, Miller was wrong -- in fact, Citgo refurbished the sign at its own expense, replacing the tubes with LEDs. ...

By - 3/16/06 - 3:01 pm

Little Brother is Watching billboardOver in the Wicked Good Conference, Crayonmoonbeam wonders who put up that billboard in Kenmore Square. The Web site doesn't say (and the domain registrant is "private"). Ron Newman speculates:

Since the last organization (of many) listed on their website is the American Hunters & Shooters Association, and their president is John Rosenthal, who owns property in Kenmore Square .... I'm going to guess it's him. But I could be very wrong.

Little Brother watching Tom Menino.

Update: Campaign to save the billboard.

By - 1/16/06 - 10:09 pm

colorful sunset

Taken from the Museum of Science.

By - 6/20/05 - 8:01 pm

Mike is getting sick of adulatory puff pieces about the new Kenmore Square:

... 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 IHOP, I miss Charlie’s Cafeteria ...