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Forum Post: Boston's big names: Who did we miss?
Posted 01/08/2014 11:30:40 EST
How about some recognition for other regional leaders? The mayors of the "Boroughs" of Boston and other satellite cities perhaps? Joe Curratone of Somerville? David Maher of Cambridge? Setti Warren of more »
Forum Post: Your favorite/least favorite movie remakes?
Posted 08/02/2012 09:58:52 EDT
Western Remakes are the best, period: 3:10 to Yuma True Grit Cant speak to Departed because I haven't scene the original. Bad remakes- well Dances with Wolves has been remade how many times now? Into more »
Forum Post: Have you been to the vet this year?
Posted 11/30/2011 11:45:06 EST
I love my dog- but I can't get over the culture of "spend a fortune on your pet" that seems to be the local way here. Growing up- we didn't have doggie daycare or dog walkers- we had a dog run in the more »
Forum Post: What are your favorite local doughnut shops?
Posted 02/11/2011 04:41:34 EST
Kanes... Duh.... more »
Forum Post: Your 'I quit' stories
Posted 02/01/2010 04:52:53 EST
Worked at a grocery store in high school. I was busy a lot with school stuff- played football, was on the debate team and on student council. Nonetheless- I always managed to give my boss my ENTIRE sc more »
Forum Post: What puts you in a holiday mood?
Posted 12/01/2009 03:51:41 EST
One word: SNOWJudging from the weather right now though- that won't be happening.... more »
Forum Post: What makes a great workplace?
Posted 11/16/2009 10:30:25 EST
I am surprised by the poll: While employers need to pay their employees livable wages based fairly on education, experience and cost of living... is it worth a poor work environment, horrible hours, m more »
Forum Post: Most annoying TV characters?
Posted 10/23/2009 11:49:14 EDT
"Self-centered Meredith Grey! (Everett's native Ellen Pompeo). Everything is about her!" Couldn't agree more... The character is whiny and suffers from serious issues. Frankly, I think the character more »
Forum Post: Best college town
Posted 05/20/2009 02:40:28 EDT
"State College, PA!" Agreed- sorry Amherst, but there is nowhere better than Happy Valley to go to school! I didn't attend PSU, but visited frequently and was very tempted to transfer. Hands down, Sta more »
Forum Post: Why College Costs SOOO Much
Posted 02/19/2009 01:04:42 EST
I think it is safe to bet that in a few years or even sooner- the "educational bubble" will burst as well. Tuition goes up and up and up, as do fees and other expenses. In the past few years, an entir more »
Forum Post: When will real estate prices begin rising again?
Posted 02/19/2009 06:58:11 EST
Just a quick question. I'm thinking someone in the "biz" may be able to inform. Despite all the articles and advice being written now- we are getting very nebulous answers from banks about mortgages. more »
Forum Post: Top Ten Reason to Move Out of Mass
Posted 12/30/2008 07:31:56 EST
Thankfully, many of the reasons I used to dislike Mass are coming to an end and I therefore have no problem sticking around: -The cost of living is dropping. Rent and house/condo prices are dropping- more »
Forum Post: Did Massachusetts Repeal the Leash Law?
Posted 12/08/2008 09:55:20 EST
Wow is this an easy issue to handle... We need more designated off-leash areas. End of story. If a large field or one particular beach or a baseball park during the off season can be designated as an more »
Forum Post: Income Gap in Mass. Rising, No Surprise
Posted 08/15/2008 05:08:06 EDT
See this link: http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2008/08/15/income_chasm_widening_in_state/?p1=Well_MostPop_Emailed2 I'm not surprised the income gap in this state is rising so much. Mass. will more »
Forum Post: Too tough on teen drivers
Posted 08/15/2008 05:01:37 EDT
Considering our entire system is bogged down with special interest groups and red tape- I'm glad SOMEONE is fighting and not just letting the system bleed them dry... I can't stand the crazy drivers o more »
Forum Post: Dramatic, Inspiring Architecture - Go To CHICAGO!
Posted 08/14/2008 07:56:09 EDT
Ok- let's get a few things straight here: -I can't think of many people even IN the profession of architecture or urban planning who still celebrate much of the crap that went up in the 70's. ESPECIAL more »
Posted 08/13/2008 10:45:07 EDT
A GREAT resource for this type of discussion is the web-forum: www.archboston.com There are some greats posts and discussions on projects and plans in the City regularly. Now- for my two cents and I w more »
Forum Post: Wedding Pet Peeves
Posted 08/12/2008 09:48:23 EDT
[Quote] I'm from the Midwest. I have never seen a cash bar at a wedding. I hadn't heard of a cash bar until I moved to New England. So how is it normal in the Midwest?[/Quote] I'll be honest- I have s more »
Posted 08/12/2008 06:17:54 EDT
Oh I have a whole list of thing that tick me off about weddings. I hate them man, straight up hate them. For guests: -I have noticed that this is a regional thing- I have been to weddings all over and more »
Forum Post: Best way to save money on a wedding
Posted 08/04/2008 10:03:19 EDT
Ours got out of control. In the beginning it was great- but leading up to it, I was never more afraid of anything in my life. EVERYONE- brides, bridal parties, parents, guest- you name it, ALL have co more »
Forum Post: A grim forecast for heating costs
Posted 08/04/2008 07:41:51 EDT
We recently moved into a new place to save money- however we realized that for the first time we'd be dealing with oil heat and thus may not really save all too much at all. Nonetheless, I think liste more »
Forum Post: Asante Samuel in 2008
Posted 07/23/2008 11:46:02 EDT
Time will tell on your prediction. Frankly I find it heavily biased in NE's favor- which does not surprise me in the least. Clearly- the Eagles knew what they were doing when they acquired him- when y more »
Forum Post: Future of Massachusetts?
Posted 07/21/2008 05:27:12 EDT
"In 20 years, Massachusetts will be a state for the rich, the poor, and the elderly." Indeed, while getting blasted for saying that on a regular basis- I have to agree whole heartedly, that it is the more »
Posted 07/17/2008 05:47:26 EDT
[Quote] Yo Bynxers-2 get over it If you ain't got the loot get out of town. [/Quote] Well my friend, that is a nice position to take. I am assuming you are in that lucky 10% or mom and dad paid for y more »
Forum Post: Only in MA can a parent be prosecuted for....
Posted 07/16/2008 09:59:24 EDT
Protecting yourself and your family should not be a crime. Prosecution of this man is a mockery of our Constitution and our natural God-given freedoms our patriot forefathers fought for. When I was a more »