Joey Ciaramitaro of Good Morning Glouester makes America's front page with some choice quotes about towns with lobster-pot trees that can only hope to grow up to be like the stirring and stunningly beautiful one in Gloucester.
No, it's not when you miss the last train to Haverhill because the Orange Line was delayed. It's people realizing too late they're looking for love on the T. We eagerly await MBTA Forum, with letters that begin, "Dear MBTA Forum, I never thought I'd be writing something like this, but ..."
Boston Food Swap recounts a marathon holiday weekend of greeting, meeting and eating.
Liz reports on a recent visit by a group of brunching bloggers to Brookline's very own recipe central.
Since moving to Boston I've watched hundreds of ATK and Cook's Country tv episodes and Cook's Illustrated Cookbook is my go-to guide in the kitchen. So you can understand how I felt like a 10 year-old waiting for the end-of-the-year awesome field trip.... Read more
Rodney Singleton has started a blog about the history of the Roxbury hill.
Cambridge Day reports on a conclave of Cambridge cafe owners gathering to commiserate, share gossip and, yes, complain about single-serving coffee pods.
Bienvenue à Boston: Le portail de la communaute francaise et francophone sur Boston.
Editor Matthew Gannon announces the mothership is shutting the site down:
There's no clever way to say it: This is the last word from Bostonist. Last week, Gothamist informed me that Bostonist will be going on hiatus and the blog will be shut down. At least we outlasted the 2011 Red Sox.... Read more
This is either an early taste, or an applicant's effort to convince the moguls he's worthy of their attention for the editor's job (they're looking for somebody who has "mainlined into the soul of their city's real estate and neighborhoods universe").
UPDATE:... Read more
Parent Imperfect is a Roslindale father of two kids in the BPS system - Boston Latin and the Hennigan - yes, the school that delayed opening for two days because of that pesky PCB problem:
Just for the record, the Parent Imperfect contacted Robert Herrick of the Harvard School of Public Health to ask what he thought about the repairs to the Hennigan School.... Read more
There was just an earthquake in Virginia. According to the USGS it was a magnitude 5.8 earthquake. We felt in my office and I saw all the monitors on peoples' desk shaking.
A couple of Staties visited David Portnoy of Barstool Sports and suggested it might be best for all concerned if he took down the nekkid photos of the Brady kid, if you know what they mean, and they think you do, so he did. At least, for today.
Rozziefoodie is just what it sounds like.
Common Cause Massachusetts is hosting a Redistricting Olympics this summer. We will be taking citizen drawn Congressional, State House, and State Senate maps all summer, evaluating them, declaring a winner, giving out prizes and submitting the winning maps to the MA Legislative Redistricting Committee for consideration.
The purpose of the redistricting Olympics is threefold: to educate the public about the steps in the redistricting process,... Read more
Morrissey says archives of court proceedings on the new pilot system in Quincy District Court, could prove a boon to gang members and others with evil intent. OpenCourt notes it spent several months before going live working with Quincy court officials and the... Read more