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Comment on: Why donât more Boston fans root for UConn?
Posted 04/07/2014 07:16:09 EDT
Connecticut has a professional sports franchise: the WNBA's Connecticut Sun. The Sun gets even less than the Whalers did, which is a shame.
Comment on: Henry takes a jab at the Marlins - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 03/09/2014 11:15:26 EDT
It's refreshing to see an intelligent and witty owner like John Henry have the courage to say what he truly feels.
Comment on: Coaches should find a way for everyone to play - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/02/2014 08:00:29 EST
I live in the same town as Dan. The coaches routinely play all the kids. By the way, most of the coaches are volunteers who have busy schedules with many demands. I have been impressed with their comm more »
Comment on: Naturally, Boston will get its own Shake Shack - The Restaurant Hub - Boston.com
Posted 01/03/2014 01:30:40 EST
Shake Shack has successfully borrowed the concept that In-Out Burger mastered many years ago on the west coast. Use high quality food, cook it to order, and keep the menu simple. I'm impressed with t more »
Comment on: In schools and in churches, the question arises: How to mark the anniversary of 9/11? - West - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/22/2013 05:58:08 EDT
Correction: I meant to say I "can't" fault with school.
Posted 09/22/2013 05:56:55 EDT
The list of senseless, horrible losses (Oklahoma City bombing, Sandy Hook Elementry, etc.) here and abroad continues to grow. I don't know where you draw the line so I can fault either school. There a more »
Comment on: Actor James Gandolfini dies in Italy at age 51 - Celebrity news - Boston.com
Posted 06/19/2013 08:58:47 EDT
Only a great actor like James could make a ruthless killer come off as a sympathetic character. What a shame that he died so young.
Comment on: A dreadful discovery and a secret unveiled: A recap of 'Mad Men' - Viewer Discretion
Posted 06/11/2013 07:53:27 EDT
Watching Don's descent into evil is reminiscent of Michael Corleone.
Comment on: Boston bombing suspect is walking, mother says - Boston.com
Posted 05/30/2013 10:15:45 EDT
His parents are in denial. He admitted guilt with a message scribbled on the boat where he was found hiding.
Comment on: Bail set at $25K for Celtics F Terrence Williams - News - Boston.com
Posted 05/20/2013 10:27:00 EDT
A 25-year old has a ten-year old son. Wow. I was in my 40s before I had a kid that age.
Comment on: Mass. Senate seeks naming rights for T stations - News - Boston.com
Posted 04/13/2013 06:28:18 EDT
There are many parallels between the MBTA and DCR. Both have a billion dollar backlog in deferred maintenance yet they continue to expand despite the debpt and underfunding. Both have significant gaps more »
Comment on: Pieces picked up from the sports world by Dan Shaughnessy - - Boston.com
Posted 03/06/2013 05:28:57 EST
Nothing about Rory?
Comment on: Whitey Bulger and Catherine Greig: A sad, sweet, and brutal love story - - Boston.com
Posted 02/24/2013 08:15:43 EST
How is this a love story? He was violent, controlling, and unappreciative.
Comment on: Expletive-filled video gets Lowell plow driver fired - The Source - Latest news and updates from Boston.com
Posted 02/23/2013 12:44:19 EST
So called "at-will employment" has many limitations just as free speech does not mean you can yell fire in a theatre. This is obnoxious behavior but whether it warranted his dismissal is another quest more »
Comment on: Newton has more earning six figures Newton has more earning six figures - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 02/17/2013 04:19:43 EST
While it's hard to come to the defense of the City that gave us the $197M high school, the article does indicate it's often driven by overtime pay that's paid for by private companies.
Comment on: Recent titles about the Beatles - Books - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/16/2013 10:31:35 EST
The Beatles broke up more than 40 years ago yet they are still more interesting and talented than any working band today.
Comment on: Ferocious norâeaster departs, leaving 2 deaths and injuries in its wake - Boston.com
Posted 02/10/2013 07:47:31 EST
If the MBTA is not running by Monday morning, the Governor needs to take action. Weather, funding, and the age of the system continue to be the go-to excuses for MBTA's poor (or no) service. But other more »
Comment on: Ravens beat 49ers in lights-out Super Bowl - Boston.com
Posted 02/04/2013 08:32:03 EST
Serves me right for bailing out when it looked like Baltimore would run away with the game.
Comment on: Local efforts to restrict medical marijuana spark legal questions - West - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/02/2013 08:04:43 EST
It amazes me that people get so worked up about a relatively harmless drug. Alcohol causes more problems for society but people seem to look past that because it is legal.
Comment on: Newton police describe the now-infamous egging incident in letters to chief - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 01/20/2013 05:13:29 EST
I don't understand why these officers were caught committing a crime (vandalism) but were not arrested. If these were teenagers from the neighborhood committing these crimes, I doubt they would be set more »
Comment on: AP source: Armstrong tells Oprah he doped - Cycling - Boston.com
Posted 01/14/2013 11:08:37 EST
Until now every Lance Armstrong story in the Globe was followed by comments from a loyal fan base that defended him every step of the way.
Comment on: Manâs death on Route 128 in Newton sparks questions on pedestrian safety - West - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/13/2013 03:15:02 EST
Rest stops on major highways, including this one, were never intended to be accessible by foot. It remains unclear why this young man decided to cross the highway rather than take the Grove Street bri more »
Comment on: Brian McGrory named Globeâs new editor - Boston.com
Posted 12/20/2012 06:57:31 EST
Best of luck, Brian. I have great respect for your ability and character. You will have a difficult job ahead and I hope you can restore the Globe to what it once was.
Comment on: 'I Am Adam Lanza's Mother' blog post goes viral. What's your take? - Parent Buzz - Boston.com
Posted 12/17/2012 09:39:23 EST
The post raises interesting and philisophical questions about privacy and the unfortunate stigma of mental illness. No one would likely be raising these questions if we were talking about cancer yet I more »
Comment on: Imagine Mitt Romney for mayor of Boston â for our sake, and his - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/04/2012 07:52:49 EST
I would't mind he ran for governor again. On his worst day Mayor Menino is more effective than Deval on his best day.