Comment on: City shuts down bike park near Jamaica Pond - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/07/2014 09:11:30 EDT
I really want to side with the cyclists here, but it's hard. You can't just go on public land and build what you want, particularly in the middle of the city. I understand the frustration of the cycli more »
Posted 08/07/2014 08:58:47 EDT
"Most mountain bikers don't care about nature, just making noise and trashing the woods."Nice try, nhhiker, but you're not even close. more »
Comment on: Number of stay-at-home dads rising - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/17/2014 07:49:36 EDT
The point is, they did it. more »
Comment on: New Hampshire Consumes Nearly Twice the National Average for Alcohol
Posted 05/28/2014 05:31:29 EDT
Not only that, but just pure tourist beer sales. NH is a big tourism state, especially during the summer. I imagine the number of tourists relative to the number of residents is quite high and would t more »
Comment on: Amazing Drone Video Shows South Bostonâs Beauty
Posted 05/09/2014 04:10:47 EDT
@temponed: Radio controlled airplanes are drones. Should we outlaw those? I don't think so. more »
Comment on: Itâs Time to Stop the Selfie Game
Posted 04/24/2014 08:27:33 EDT
So, you expect all these narcissistic types that tell us their every move down to the cookie they just ate along with their bio breaks, to suddenly stop acting narcissistic? Ya right, that'll happen. more »
Comment on: Snowmobiling New Hampshire Couple Charged by Moose Could Face Charges
Posted 04/23/2014 11:34:12 EDT
The video says it all. Contrary to what they claim, they were clearly chasing the moose and they were way too close.Book 'em, Danno. more »
Comment on: Former Taco Bell interns want credit for Doritos Taco
Posted 04/08/2014 03:47:21 EDT
Credit for an idea from 19 years ago?
Comment on: Mass. man dies while cross-country skiing in NH - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 02/19/2014 08:42:53 EST
I'm sorry about your friend. He sounds like a wonderful person.
Comment on: CVS tobacco ban just the start. Next: soda - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/08/2014 05:40:36 EST
Sorry, not buying it. Everything in moderation. Should you have pizza every night? No. Should you have ice cream every day? No. There is nothing wrong with soda, it's the quantities and frequency of c more »
Comment on: Long-time Natick town DPW employee killed in âfreak accidentâ; co-worker injured - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 02/06/2014 07:12:14 EST
It's called "respect"
Comment on: Will Walsh reform the Fire Dept.? - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/05/2014 11:16:08 EST
And a very good pension. That's worth a LOT.
And 15(?) sick days which they can bank.
Comment on: Boston Fire department welcomes 51 new firefighters during ceremony today - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/05/2014 10:56:59 EST
What we really need to know is: How many non-whites applied? Passed entrance the test? Flunked the academy?
Comment on: Sochi dog lover tries to save strays - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/05/2014 10:46:41 EST
Spay and neuter? Seriously? S&N doesn't even happen in the US as much as it should. The south is notorious for being very lax with S&N. I volunteer at an animal shelter and we get a lot of our dogs fr more »
Comment on: Welcoming the winter cycle - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/24/2014 08:56:12 EST
They don't ban them, it's a business decision. As in "Is it worth keeping the Hubway bikes out all winter?". It depends on the costs vs. use.
Posted 01/24/2014 08:52:54 EST
It's a fat bike, great for riding trails in the winter and other riding. He happened to have that bike, and for that day, it was the bike to ride.
Comment on: Is there anything right about Dennis Rodman? - Boston.comment - Boston.com
Posted 01/09/2014 08:52:04 EST
Is there anything redeeming about DR?
Yes, for pure entertainment value alone, it's worth it. Keep in mind that I'm laughing at him, not with him. Is he embarrassing for the USA? Absolutely.
Comment on: The Winter 4K Footer Club members hike New Englandâs tallest mountains in the most dangerous conditions - Lifestyle - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/07/2014 07:47:14 EST
So, what's your point? Like any responsible outdoorsman, a winter hiker should be prepared. Other posters have given good advice, I'll add one more. The consequences when something goes wrong are much more »
Comment on: First legal weed sales bring long lines to Colorado First legal weed sales bring long lines in Colorado - Boston.com
Posted 01/02/2014 09:51:01 EST
Found it - legal limit is 5 nanograms per milliliter of blood.
Posted 01/02/2014 08:27:15 EST
Good to see this, and I don't even smoke pot. One question, though.
Does CO have a law against driving while high? Do they have a way to measure it like blood alcohol content? Just curious.
Comment on: Nor'easter starts the new year. - Weather Wisdom - Boston.com
Posted 01/01/2014 11:23:39 EST
Thanks, David, for an informative blog. You not only tell us what might/will happen, but your reasoning behind it.
Comment on: Putnamâs David Glancy the Boston Capital fund manager of 2013 - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/01/2014 10:45:16 EST
Syre said this:"I want to see an exceptional record established over years, not just this year."
Comment on: Some liberals also think cyclists are annoying - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/26/2013 07:01:42 EST
@Harry: Not even close to Hingham. McGrory has an incredibly arrogant attitude towards cyclists, which is surprising, given that he's the editor and I thought would be open-minded.
Posted 12/26/2013 09:37:36 EST
Joan, you' re starting to sound like your obnoxious editor Mr. McGrory who equates bicycles with the plague. Yes, some cyclists are out of control and do stupid stuff. Like anybody else that breaks a more »
Posted 12/26/2013 09:30:25 EST
Avid cyclist here. Dumb argument. A helmet can definitely help prevent serious injury. A car driver has no chance of slamming his head on the pavement, whereas it's a good possibility for a cyclist If more »
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