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Posted 08/07/2014 07:43:40 EDT
Now that Governor Patrick's office has "a security system that's secure," does that mean the JFK statue at the State House can be released from post-911 lockdown (imposed because it's located outside more »
Posted 08/07/2014 07:30:23 EDT
Is removing the JFK statue from post-911 lockdown (because it's located outside the governor's office window) part of the office remodeling plan? It should be. There are a lot of tourists (and others) more »
Posted 07/23/2014 09:29:51 EDT
What a brilliant idea! A downtown presence for UMass! Why did no one think of this before? Maybe the inaugural course offering should be, The History of UMass at 100 Arlington St. and the Noble, but L more »
Posted 05/04/2014 08:07:21 EDT
Thank you for this article. Did you know that Julia Ward Howe presided over a Boston Authors Club celebration of the Edgar Allan Poe centenary held at Boston University on January 19, 1909? On Poeâs more »
Posted 04/08/2014 08:39:05 EDT
Come on. You know exactly what "values" the white man wants credit for: the exact same perverted ones brother Billy is respected for that enabled the massacres to continue.
Posted 03/16/2014 12:11:49 EDT
The Boston Globe editorial board remains silent while the paper continues to promote the discriminatory event with an "interactive" map, parade "guide," and this fig leaf of a story. For shame.
Posted 03/16/2014 12:07:50 EDT
And yet: The Boston Globe editorial board remains silent while the paper continues to promote the discriminatory event with an "interactive" map and parade "guide." For shame.
Posted 03/16/2014 12:06:24 EDT
Posted 02/15/2014 08:04:55 EST
For those not familiar with the term, a "red-eye" generally refers to a long, late-night airline flight or train ride. Havre de Grace is a city on the Northeast Corridor railway between Washington and more »
Posted 02/14/2014 09:34:00 EST
In case you're unfamiliar with the term, a "red-eye" generally refers to a late night flight or train ride. Havre de Grace is a city on the Northeast Corridor railway about 35 miles north of Baltimore more »
Posted 02/12/2014 10:14:12 EST
One day in the 1990s as I recall, I was walking through the Boston Public Garden when there was Sid Caesar, sitting on a park bench, talking intently to a little person in a wheelchair up close to him more »
Posted 02/12/2014 03:50:09 EST
Hope Yen? â¦ You can say that again.
Posted 01/23/2014 04:06:31 EST
Those quotation marks in the boston.com headline do seem a bit "forced."
Posted 01/05/2014 04:23:46 EST
I appreciate this column. But while they sometimes do, I think it would be useful for Globe online editors (if not Globe correspondents themselves) to more consistently provide a reference and/or link more »
Posted 01/05/2014 03:50:22 EST
Thanks for the follow-up on the historical perspective in the Jan. comment above in this Jan. 5, 2014 Globe column: http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2014/01/05/boston-common-now-cigarette-free-was-onc more »
Posted 01/02/2014 08:08:55 EST
I take your point galwaycity (and I love Joan Vennochi's column). But the bookstore in the basement of the Old South Church is still there, Commonwealth Books at 2 Milk Street. In fact they now have a more »
Posted 01/01/2014 01:21:37 EST
âThe first recorded smoking ban in America occurred in 1632, when Massachusetts introduced a ban on smoking in public places. â¦ Smoking bans and prohibitions became rare during the 18th and 19th c more »
Posted 01/01/2014 12:11:45 EST
Was Boston's smoking ban more realistically enlightened 163 years ago? âThe first recorded smoking ban in America occurred in 1632, when Massachusetts introduced a ban on smoking in public places. â more »
Posted 12/30/2013 06:45:24 EST
Related: "For Walsh, Boston College makes perfect sense as inaugural venue" | The Dorchester Reporter, Dec. 18, 2013 http://www.dotnews.com/2013/walsh-boston-college-makes-perfect-sense-inaugural-venu more »
Posted 12/30/2013 06:40:11 EST
Posted 12/30/2013 06:34:10 EST
Related: "Walsh pushes inauguration ceremony to city's edge" | The Boston Globe, Dec. 30, 2013 http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/12/30/inauguration-ceremony-mayor-elect-martin-walsh-squeaks-boston more »
Posted 12/30/2013 06:31:17 EST
Related: "Walsh announces plans for inauguration" | The Boston Globe, Dec. 14, 2013 http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/12/14/walsh-announces-plans-for-inauguration/Nc1Q7YyHzg43ecpvTAFBPJ/comments.h more »
Posted 12/23/2013 07:52:16 EST
At the time, these Brits were also right at home in Boston's punk scene: The Jam performing their debut single "In the City" at The Rat, Oct. 13, 1977 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qd_DF1RHnfw
Posted 12/23/2013 06:09:09 EST
It was not always pretty, but it certainly was fun for an angry young man back in the day. I was practically out of control on another wild night in Boston (where I was renting a room near Kenmore Squ more »
Posted 12/15/2013 07:54:32 EST
CORRECTION PLEASE: Unlike here online, this Boston Globe editorial appeared in the print edition of the newspaper with a question mark punctuating the headline, as in: "Edgar Allan Poe: Another Happy more »
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