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Comment on: Bostonâs young adults plentiful, influential â and often burdened
Posted 12/01/2014 06:21:57 EST
What, no Boston-born black or Latino young people profiled in this article? Only upper-middle-class mostly-white suburbanites need apply? (Oh, I forgot--they don't REALLY contribute anything to the ci more »
Comment on: Bicycle advocates seek safety changes in Commonwealth Avenue - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/02/2014 09:12:35 EDT
The article mentions that bicycle AND pedestrian advocates are concerned about the proposed changes to Comm. Ave., yet only bicycle advocates are quoted... Am I missing something here? Let bicycle adv more »
Comment on: When it comes to studio living, small is a state of mind. - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/05/2014 06:27:28 EDT
Does this overheated showcasing of yuppy housing--in the middle of an acute housing shortage for the rest of Boston--really belong on the front page of the Globe? At least the other puff-pieces Teitel more »
Comment on: - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/30/2014 10:32:43 EDT
Funny, with all the opposition to SCC's Washington Street planned development (and they did scale down their proposal to accommodate the opposition), organizations like Union Square Rising are curious more »
Comment on: Somerville crossroads lives up to its hip image - Travel - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/17/2014 07:42:49 EDT
Good grief, yet another Boston Globe tiresome breathless paean to Somerville's hipsterdom...
Give us a break! Get a life.
Comment on: At 88, Harold Brown is still buying real estate, but for the first time heâs not sure where the market is heading - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/11/2014 07:00:50 EDT
Some people have a short memory about this slumlord.
Many native Bostonians like myself DON'T!
Comment on: MAPC study says more affordable housing needed to spur future growth - North - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/30/2014 08:08:06 EST
Here we go again with another plea for yet young professional housing to spur more growth, even while the housing that's being created is centered on that very class... Well, the middle-class and the more »
Comment on: Bruinsâ late strikes thwart Penguins - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/08/2013 09:37:54 EST
Hockey being the rough and aggressive sport it is, you're getting inevitable dust-ups--part of the game. But with more and more evidence of the sinister effects of concussions, there needs to be stron more »
Comment on: Class bashing of mayoral candidate Connolly is off the mark - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/01/2013 10:01:15 EDT
The Globe has always been a bastion of the white upper-middle class. Take that into account.
Comment on: A timely reminder about loud motorcycles - Boston.com
Posted 08/30/2013 11:24:57 EDT
sidmcd - Most Greater Boston towns and cities prohibit sidewalk cycling in business districts, for good reason. And as for "don't like bikes on the sidewalk...," tell that to seniors and persons with more »
Posted 08/30/2013 10:39:51 EDT
And there's no enforcement regarding the sidewalk cyclists, either. They have free reign todo as they please and endanger public safety in Boston and surrounding areas.
Comment on: Some in Somerville worry itâs become too hip for its own good - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/23/2013 01:19:31 EDT
Sorry, Pitts, you just don't cut it as another Alex Beam.
Now go back to cleaning your Birkenstocks....
Posted 08/23/2013 01:10:19 EDT
"Tomorrow's little Villens" are also the sons and daughters of working-class residents, who'd also love to "build community" and "have a blast," but they can't afford to stay in Somerville.
Posted 08/23/2013 10:18:13 EDT
The so-called hipster "vibe" in Somerville has gotten downright old and tiresome, as much as the smarminess of the bourgeois bohemians here. But Mayor Joe Curtatone plays to both "hipsters" and bobo more »
Comment on: Larry Summers is attuned to bond market and to middle class - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/12/2013 08:51:24 EDT
Summers is an arrogant oaf, deep in collusion with Wall Street and out of touch with Main Street. His appointment would be a disaster for the nation and for the economic security of the "99%."
Comment on: The Bruins, despite defeat, lifted a grieving city - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/27/2013 08:13:26 EDT
The Bruins are a class act, whether in victory or defeat!
Comment on: Idea to have cyclists, pedestrians share sidewalks is a nonstarter - Letters - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/16/2013 02:25:00 EDT
I reminded an educated young lady not to ride her bicycle on the sidewalk in a business district. She proceeded to throw a maniacal fit and spat on me. I walk with a cane, BTW.
Comment on: Cyclists react with anger after grand jury returns no indictment in Wellesley bike crash case - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/18/2013 03:25:15 EST
I certainly have not been "quick to excuse this cyclist's death," or single out cyclists as undeserving of respect. The cyclist's death was tragic, for sure. But I will not recant my commentary on the more »
Posted 02/15/2013 05:16:47 EST
Greater Boston cyclists unfortunately must deal with the often rabid brand of Boston drivers that are of legend... However, cyclists themselves would garner more respect from drivers if there weren't more »
Comment on: 'Loophole in law a hurdle to ticketing bikers'
Posted 08/08/2011 07:24:50 EDT
Yeah, Emannths, it's a real hardy-har-har matter, isn't it?Especially for sight-impaired and senior pedestrians who have to deal with it every day.... more »
Posted 08/08/2011 07:01:37 EDT
This is pathetic travesty makes a mockery out of public safety, especially in Greater Boston urban areas, where lots of rogue cyclists already run amok and wreak havoc on pedestrians--now they can con more »
Comment on: The cure for road rage? Bike laws - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/13/2009 08:01:59 EDT
Greater Boston motorists should respect the rights of cyclists, and not endanger their presence on the road. Greater Boston pedestrians should obey traffic signals and not jaywalk. However, the number more »
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