Boston Phoenix to close: Former Phoenix staffers at the Boston Globe share memories
In a poignant signal of changing times in the media landscape, The Boston Phoenix sent out a tweet Thursday afternoon simply saying, Thank you Boston. Good night and good luck. With that terse dispatch, the ground-breaking Boston weekly, which only six months ago had reinvented itself as a glossy magazine, put a final punctuation mark on its announcement that it will cease publication after its current issue, dated March 15. Read the full story here.
Several Boston Globe staff members formerly worked at the Phoenix. Here, they share their memories and stories about the longtime Boston publication.