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Comment on: âSelmaâ pushed to the back of the bus âSelmaâ pushed to the back of the bus
Posted 01/18/2015 01:42:34 EST
Want to know what really happened behind closed doors in the White House between MLK and LBJ? Listen to the recording of their conversation in January 1965 and decide for yourself: https://www.youtube more »
Comment on: The 2014 Boston restaurant awards
Posted 12/31/2014 06:45:59 EST
There is more to the local restaurant scene than Cambridge and Somerville. more »
Comment on: Tiffanyâs last stand: The Ayer Mansion gets a makeover - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/07/2013 07:02:00 EST
Tiffany lovers can see another Tiffany designed National Historic Landmark just blocks away in the Back Bay: the Church of Covenant, at Newbury and Berkeley Streets. On display are 42 Tiffany designed more »
Comment on: The last Irish ward boss - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/27/2013 06:44:00 EDT
Amen. Let's put an end to tribal politics in Boston, starting with divisive stories in The Boston Globe that treat local politics as a zero zum game between black and white.
Comment on: Mayoral campaigns expose conflicting loyalties of individual voters, neighborhoods - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/21/2013 07:42:05 EDT
If there is common ground in Boston's vote rich Wards 18 and 20, it is Roslindale, which supplies half of the votes in Rob Consalvo's city council district 5 and a third of the votes in Ward 20. Anoth more »
Comment on: Could number of candidates of color actually hamper chance of Bostonâs first minority mayor? - Boston.com
Posted 07/29/2013 07:51:54 EDT
I disagree with the premise of this article: that minority voters should vote as a bloc for a minority candidate only. One of Tom Menino's greatest contributions to the city of Boston is putting an en more »
Comment on: No surprise - liberals are with Markey, not Lynch - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/07/2013 09:41:08 EDT
Lynch voted for the Iraq War. Against health care coverage for people without it. And when the country was on the brink of falling into a Great Depression, Lynch voted against the financial rescue pac more »
Comment on: Young professionals fuel Bostonâs fast growth rate, - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/03/2013 06:02:59 EST
While it's true that the volume of new housing unit construction in Boston over the last decade has occurred downtown, new urban residents (particularly young families and middle class empty nesters) more »
Comment on: Boston school assignment plan is based on neighborhoods and quality - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/02/2013 06:26:52 EST
"Once all our schools are high-quality, the home-based plan delivers a neighborhood school for every child."
Quit lying to us and get real.
Comment on: School plan: neighborhood over quality? - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/01/2013 06:39:08 EST
This reads like the Garrity ruling of 1974. The result of that experiment was the segregated system we have today: Low parent participation rates at schools far from home. Middle class flight. METCO f more »
Comment on: Boston school assignment plans fall short of expectations - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/23/2013 08:48:16 EST
Harmon is right: Timidity appears to be the end product of the original call for bold change. Why such a monumental decision for Boston's future was entrusted to a group of people accountable to no o more »
Comment on: Redistricting reveals a better Boston - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/05/2012 09:05:44 EST
Roslindale loses in redistricting -- again. The neighborhood had one city councilor (District 5) but is now split three ways (Districts 4, 5, 7). Even worse, the new center of gravity in district 5 sh more »
Comment on: Boston City Council passes redistricting plan - Boston.com
Posted 11/01/2012 09:47:33 EDT
Roslindale loses in redistricting -- again. The neighborhood had one city councilor (District 5) but is now split three ways (districts 4, 5, 7). Even worse, the new center of gravity in district 5 sh more »
Comment on: 'On one city street, school choice creates a gap'
Posted 06/12/2011 09:28:39 EDT
The irony here is, the Mozart School in Roslindale is one of the best in Boston, outperforming every elementary school in the City in third grade math last year except one. We can't get the word out t more »
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