The arrest this week of an alleged New York capo on a variety of organized crime charges might seem to have little to do with Boston, especially not the planning and execution of a huge heist at Kennedy Airport.
Given everything that happened this year, it was still quite a season.Read more
On the same day the city IT department posted a photo proving Marty Walsh actually tweets, the mayor's office also announced the stakes of the obligatory bet with his counterpart in Denver over this Sunday's Patriots/Broncos game:
In the event that the Denver Broncos defeat the Patriots, Mayor Walsh will:
Wear Mayor Hancockâ€™s Denver Broncos jersey during a session of the U.S. Conference of...Read more
What was that, 1:17 into the game?Read more
"Blount smokes Bills; Patriots roll" is (or was) the headline for a story at Boston.com about yesterday's Pats victory:
Well, at least we know what they're smoking over at 135 Morrissey Boulevard...Read more
In the Globe today, Kevin Paul Dupont traces the history of the Redskins to Boston, including why the team got its name (nothing spectacular, has to do with a breakup with the ownership team of the Braves) and how it hired a fake Indian as its first coach.
The Boston Redskins vs. the New York Giants at Fenway Park, 1933:
Red Sox officials say they want to add three more places to buy hard liquor, add sales of beer in bottles and extend alcohol sales on Yawkey Way as a way to reduce crowding in the stadium during Red Sox games and other events at Fenway Park.
At a hearing before the Boston Licensing Board this morning, Dennis Quilty, the team's licensing attorney, and Lawrence...Read more
UPDATE: Drunken/shirtless Napoli timeline - note that one of the last shirts he wore was a Marty Walsh tee.
Mark Garfinkel has come up with an update for Charlie on the MTA:
Well, let me tell you of the story of a man named Napoli
On a proud and memorable day.
He put ten cents in...Read more