Adam Castiglioni spotted this hydrant in the North End today.
The CBC reports:
â€śWe don't think it's prudent for a student to wear a Boston Bruins jersey in a school during this very intensive playoff play,â€ť Cohen said.
"At this stage in the game, with the Canadiens leading the series 2-1, why ignite things, why create a controversy," he added.... Read more
A British Pathe newsreel from 1962, when the Celtics won their fourth straight NBA championship.
Barstool Sports finds the tweet that started the whole meme about how racist Bostonians made the N-word trend - and the tweet author's admission he just made the statement up.
Yes, he made it up, but that didn't stop the media from wailing about racist Bostonians.
Yesterday afternoon, when I heard about how racist Bruins fans allegedly are, I went looking for evidence.... Read more
A federal jury decided this week that New Brunswick, NJ violated Lawrence Blatterfein's First Amendment rights by refusing to let him open a sports bar called Buck Foston's and that he's owed $1.535 million for his troubles.
In his complaint, Blatterfein accused the mayor of being out to get him because the guy is a Red Sox fan.
By a vote of 6-1, the... Read more
WBZ reports some Quebec liquor store has pasted Canadiens stickers over the "Boston" on six packs of Sam Adams.
That got Jeff Israel to thinking:
Alright citizens of Boston, time to rename everything in our city named after the city of Montreal! Ok I've finished.
It's the substance of a thousand uses! Besides keeping pitcher's necks warm on cold nights, here are some other things you can use it for:
- Wood preservative
- Waterproofing barrels
- Waterproofing boats
- Hemorrhoids treatment
- Psoriasis treatment
- Keep chickens from pecking each other
- Protecting horse hooves
- Cough syrup
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Deadspin fills us in on what happened after the four runners picked up that fifth runner who collapsed near the finish line. But the story by Wesley Lowery, the former Globe reporter whose tweets started it all, is probably a better thing to read if you're not looking to get all grumpy.... Read more
Congratulations to Team Hoyt as they cross the finish line for their last Boston Marathon! Job well done gentlemen! pic.twitter.com/jfYuS3DZ4l
â€” Holliston Police (@HollistonPolice) April 21, 2014
In addition to the Hoyts finishing their last Boston Marathon, former Globe reporter Wesley Lowery shows us four runners who helped a fifth finish the race... Read more
In 1939, three years after he had bested local favorite Johnny Kelly - barefoot, and with a burst of speed at the top of what is now Heartbreak Hill - Ellison "Tarzan" Jones won his second Boston Marathon.
Amy B. photographed the line to get into Marathon Sports - scene of one of the two explosions last year - the day before the 2014 Marathon.
Ted Folkman photographed players lining up to march in today's Parkway Little League parade to open the season at the Baker Street fields.