Comment on: A new Kendall Square envisioned in $1.2b MIT plan
Posted 07/29/2015 09:48:34 EDT
While they're at it, could these planners and designers do something about the dreadful streetscape in Kendall? Why does the area look like a set for a post-industrial dystopian movie? (It's impossibl more »
Comment on: Baker apologizes for remarks on Confederate flag
Posted 06/18/2015 10:47:12 EDT
He should get out of his office for a few minutes and stroll down the marble stairs to the Hall of Flags. There he will see dozens of historic (not "traditional," but historic) flags on display. There more »
Comment on: Riding in style: Stranded Newton teens take MBTA to prom Stranded Newton teens take MBTA to prom
Posted 05/21/2015 09:49:05 EDT
What? No snow-related delays? more »
Comment on: Privatized rinks freezing out the public
Posted 03/07/2015 01:25:52 EST
Nice work, Jasper. But I have to ask: who needs rinks? Nature intended for New Englanders to skate on ponds and lakes. Let's take them back. more »
Comment on: Longer work hours linked to more risky alcohol use
Posted 02/28/2015 01:25:54 EST
To the editor: you should include links to the studies in stories like this. Be transparent in your sourcing. more »
Comment on: Sony may set risky precedent by canceling âThe Interviewâ Was canceling the release of âThe Interviewâ the right decision?
Posted 12/18/2014 09:10:02 EST
A fine point: In Schenck v. US (1919), Justice Holmes wrote that language must be considered in context, as in his famous example of a man FALSELY shouting fire in a crowded theater. (If the place is more »
Comment on: City poised to approve Brighton development - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/19/2014 12:04:35 EDT
Map? Drawings? Elevations? more »
Comment on: Dave McGillivray on a marathon transformed - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/21/2014 11:43:03 EDT
Good luck, Dave! (On all fronts)
Comment on: Historic house reopens as education center - West - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/02/2014 06:57:07 EST
This was a fine piece, but I was startled to see the following sentence: Members of the Durant family, the first owners of the home, marched with others from Newton to fight in Lexington and Concord o more »
Comment on: - - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/25/2014 09:23:38 EST
Lovely photos. Readers might want to see this essay about pond skating. http://bit.ly/1ixi6EL
Comment on: UN funding is a small price for peace - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/25/2014 09:05:07 EST
Granted, the UN has flaws, but one reason for its weakness is that the G.W. Bush administration set out intentionally to do all in its power to undermine, de-fund and discredit the UN -- not to reform more »
Comment on: State files suit to block Marthaâs Vineyard casino - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/03/2013 07:53:33 EST
Why doesn't this Globe article include links to the full texts of all the relevant documents, so we can read them all for ourselves?
Comment on: Best spots in New England for pond ice skating - Magazine - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/11/2013 10:48:39 EST
Readers who enjoyed this article (or who enjoy pond skating) might want to read this essay of mine that appeared originally in The Atlantic and which is now available on my website: "How the Lawyers S more »
Comment on: An author slept here: Bostonâs literary community pushes for a âliterary cultural district.â - Books - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/28/2013 10:29:30 EDT
Thanks, but in the second graf, it should be "led by" rather than "lead by."
Comment on: Bobcat lunges at Holden man, is shot to death - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/21/2013 08:35:14 EDT
Where is Holden? (map, please)
Comment on: Tim Tebow has a lesson to teach New England â about kneeling - Boston.com
Posted 06/18/2013 01:41:12 EDT
As Lincoln said in his second inaugural (apropos the North and the South): "Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other. . . The prayers of both coul more »
Comment on: Feds auctioning off zones for wind power in waters off Marthaâs Vineyard, Rhode Island - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/05/2013 08:24:36 EDT
Why no map with this story?
Comment on: Lyme disease is on the rise, and so is controversy over how sick it makes patients - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/02/2013 11:11:19 EDT
Suggestion for another article in this series: Why can my dog get a Lyme vaccine and I cannot?
p.s. Thanks for the maps.
Comment on: Park redesigned by Maya Lin opens - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/01/2013 08:00:51 EDT
No photo? No map?
Comment on: Driver who struck and fatally injured MIT visiting professor has been identified, officials say - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/21/2013 07:33:31 EDT
I think it would have been a public service if this story had been accompanied by a map.
Comment on: Rambling bear causes stir in Lincoln, Weston - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/21/2013 07:29:43 EDT
How about a map?
Comment on: Letâs study Tamerlan Tsarnaevâs brain - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/27/2013 09:45:22 EDT
Thank you for raising an important issue. Many in Boston will recall a previous case of mass killing: the abortion clinic shootings carried out by John Salvi, who almost certainly had a major mental i more »
Comment on: Bibliophiles interview with Bill Rodgers - Books - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/14/2013 09:41:39 EDT
Nicely done, Amy. Loved that ending.
Comment on: 10 ways of looking at Woodrow Wilson - Boston.com
Posted 03/03/2013 08:56:56 EST
No friend of the First Amendment, Wilson also oversaw the most extensive U.S. government program (up to that time) of propaganda, through the Creel Committee, and the harshest program of censorhsip, b more »
Comment on: Boston preparing for higher seas, more flooding from climate change - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/17/2013 10:04:21 EST
What about the Mass. State Archives, full of irreplacable paper documents. It is located right next to UMass Boston, just a few feet above sea level. Is it safe?
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