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Off On A Tangent , May. 16, 2015 - 12:44 pm
I've been asking about getting automatic bill pay supported, for my Boston water bill, for years. Today I got an answer. I don't understand the answer, but I got one. Boston Water and Sewer Commission Has No Plans to...
Off On A Tangent , May. 15, 2015 - 8:29 pm
[View the story "How to Visit Nantucket" on Storify]
Off On A Tangent , May. 14, 2015 - 10:23 pm
[View the story "Nantucket Wine Festival 2015" on Storify]
Off On A Tangent , May. 10, 2015 - 8:02 am
Flickr's new Camera Roll View has a new feature called Magic View. With Magic View you can look at all of your photos that have a certain subject in them, like Animals, Plants, Cars, Trains, etc. Here's a look at my Flickr...
Off On A Tangent , May. 8, 2015 - 1:53 pm
[View the story "American Fresh Taproom - Somerville Brewing - Slumbrew" on Storify]
Off On A Tangent , May. 8, 2015 - 1:03 pm
Breweries that you can visit in the Boston area off of I-93 in Massachusetts. Lord Hobo Brewing - Opening soon Aeronaut Brewing Night Shift Brewing Idle Hands Mystic American Fresh Taproom - Slumbrew Cambridge Brewing...
Off On A Tangent , May. 8, 2015 - 11:13 am
[View the story "A Visit To Night Shift Brewing" on Storify]
Off On A Tangent , May. 7, 2015 - 12:23 pm
Twitter.com EXAMPLE Original Tweet: Lots of #GiveLocal15 participants using Instagram to get the word out. http://t.co/oFV9RxOxQR pic.twitter.com/5aIKMCvLqM— C.C. Chapman (@cc_chapman) May 5, 2015 Click the retweet...
Off On A Tangent , May. 5, 2015 - 1:57 pm
.@Comcast CEO Brian Roberts just announced the official launch of the @XFINITY X1 voice remote http://t.co/FiYggpeIKR— Katie Lubenow (@kalubenow) May 5, 2015 From the press release:Comcast today announced the consumer...
Off On A Tangent , May. 5, 2015 - 9:50 am
When I try to import my old iPhoto library in the new Photos App, the library is unavailable. Help.
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 25, 2015 - 7:49 am
[View the story "Staying at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert, California" on Storify]
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 25, 2015 - 7:28 am
[View the story "6 Breweries and Brew Pubs to Visit in San Diego" on Storify]
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 25, 2015 - 7:01 am
[View the story "A great crepé, amazing ahi tuna, and standby coffee on Santa Monica." on Storify]
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 25, 2015 - 6:35 am
[View the story "Where to grab a cold beer and a nice meal in Austin Texas." on Storify]
Sustainability , Apr. 23, 2015 - 4:55 pm
In the most recent post, we were enjoying author Andre Spicer’s interview with a very sympathetic editor at Harvard Business Review. Spicer is co-author of “The Wellness Syndrome,” a run-of-the-mill dog-bites-man tale that...
Sustainability , Apr. 23, 2015 - 4:47 pm
Academics Andre Spicer and Carl Cederstrom have made a splash with their book “The Wellness Syndrome,” which posits that corporate wellness programs not only aren’t good, they’re bad for health and morale. According to the...
Sustainability , Apr. 23, 2015 - 4:28 pm
Firebrand Al Lewis is relentlessly snide in his prosecution of corporate wellness in the public dock. His blog posts refer to the “self-described experts” of the “wellness ignorati” who produced a report he picks on, and...
Sustainability , Apr. 23, 2015 - 4:13 pm
Authors Al Lewis, Andre Spicer, and Carl Cederstrom have been getting lots of mileage tearing down the notion of corporate wellness. Having not heard enough in reply to balance their broadsides, I’m writing one. Let’s start...
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 23, 2015 - 12:28 pm
Chris Brogan writes:Had a great sit down talk with Steve Garfield about his recent investment in Mercedes Benz of Burlington (Yeah, a car dealership!), and his other investments, and about what he does as a business man....
YourArlington.com , Apr. 23, 2015 - 8:08 am
Clarissa Rowe Save Our Wetlands, the coalition that opposes the development plan for the 17-acre Mugar site along Route 2 in East Arlington, is calling for volunteers to hold signs on Lake Street on the evenings of...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 23, 2015 - 6:35 am
100th anniversary marks survivors' successes  UPDATED, April 23: What if your childhood was snatched from you by a murderous regime -- as around you whole families were slain? Positive thinking alone would not be...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 22, 2015 - 5:02 pm
Just months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, flying in 16 B-25s, 80 men, two of them from Arlington, sent Japan a message: Don't mess with the United States. Now, 73 years later, a congressional medal commemorates the...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Apr. 22, 2015 - 12:04 pm
The Celtics were competitive in Cleveland last night, pulling to within two points in the fourth quarter before LeBron James and Kyrie Irving exerted their will on the court, leading the Cavs to a 99-91 win and 2-0 series...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 22, 2015 - 10:47 am
Because of the generosity of an anonymous donor, Arlington High and middle-school students can receive a full scholarship for the July Japan trip offered to one who otherwise would not be able to participate, schools...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 22, 2015 - 6:05 am
5th annual Arlington International Film Festival Official entry deadline: April 30 Late-entry deadline: May 30 High School Student Filmmakers The next generation of filmmakers Festival dates: Oct. 15 - 22...
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 21, 2015 - 10:52 pm
Carol and Steve discuss the history of podcasting, iPodderX, RSS 2.0 with media enclosures, the first video video podcast, The Marketing Companion podcast hosted by Mark Schaefer and Tom Webster, and what to call this show...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 21, 2015 - 2:12 pm
Here's a Red Sox farm team you have never heard of: Students from Minuteman High School recently spent a day at Fenway Park helping construct a rooftop garden. Using the skills they acquired in the school’s environmental-...
Media Nation , Apr. 21, 2015 - 10:19 am
Over the past few years The Boston Globe has been quietly nurturing some talented editorial writers. Last year, Dante Ramos — now an op-ed columnist — was a Pulitzer finalist for a series of editorials on revitalizing Boston...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 20, 2015 - 4:45 pm
Rotich finishes with drama | Boston.com reports about 2015 race: Desisa wins According to the Boston Athletic Association, the following are the finishers as of 7:45 p.m. Monday, April 20, among 43 people...
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 20, 2015 - 4:25 pm
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HubArts.com , Apr. 20, 2015 - 3:16 pm
The Peabody Essex Museum is one of three museums that has organized a major exhibit of Thomas Hart Benton art seen through the prism of the movie industry. American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood is supposedly the...
Media Nation , Apr. 20, 2015 - 9:12 am
Boston Marathon bombing survivors Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes have joined Bill and Denise Richard in calling on the Justice Department to drop its quest for the death penalty. Kensky and Downes were newlyweds who each...
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 20, 2015 - 6:43 am
Pre-Order "I, Justine" Here! A one-woman media phenomenon and a leading YouTube influencer takes readers behind the camera, and deep inside her world. BUY on Amazon.com (affiliate link): I, Justine: An Analog Memoir...
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 19, 2015 - 12:44 pm
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Off On A Tangent , Apr. 19, 2015 - 8:09 am
I you want to learn about story telling tools, this is something that you need to look at. Pick a few tools and learn them, then tell some stories. Many here are new to me. Getting good at something takes work. Start...
Picture Boston , Apr. 18, 2015 - 9:21 pm
In 1997 the Boston Herald sent columnist Peter Gelzinis and me to cover the 2nd anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building. We returned to the bombing site in 2001 to provide coverage of the moment...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 18, 2015 - 6:53 am
Arlington musician Darol Anger and the Furies bring their strings to Park Avenue Congregational Church at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 25, a concert presented by town-based notloB Music. Tickets to the concert...
Suldog , Apr. 17, 2015 - 7:18 pm
I spent last weekend in a productive fashion. I took every on-line quiz my Facebook friends recommended. Here are some of the things I found out about myself. I am Linus Van Pelt. I am also The Joker. These results are...
Media Nation , Apr. 17, 2015 - 12:46 pm
Henry Santoro Big news from my other employer, WGBH: Henry Santoro will be joining WGBH Radio (89.7 FM) as a news anchor. Henry announced the move this morning on The Boston Globe’s online radio station, RadioBDC,...
Off On A Tangent , Apr. 17, 2015 - 11:28 am
[View the story "Au Bon Pain Sneak Peak Tasting of Upcoming Lobster, Steak and Pastry Items #BreakingBread" on Storify]
BSMW Blog Headlines , Apr. 17, 2015 - 11:06 am
While WEEI colleagues universally pledge their support and best wishes to John Dennis, a few more details have come out, thanks to a Boston Globe piece from media writer Chad Finn. WEEI empathetic as John Dennis checks into...
Media Nation , Apr. 17, 2015 - 7:51 am
Martin Richard In case you haven’t seen it yet, Bill and Denise Richard have written a magnificent essay for The Boston Globe asking that the government drop its quest to execute the Boston Marathon bomber. (In...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 16, 2015 - 11:24 am
BUY ITRIGHT HERE Raffle prizes offered To soften winter's hard hit on Arlington shops and restaurants, the town supports an effort to boost shopping at local businesses called Shop Arlington. Shop Arlington asks...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Apr. 16, 2015 - 10:21 am
A second unplanned absence from WEEI this year left many people wondering what was going on with morning host John Dennis. Some listeners wondered about his health, others speculated there was a suspension going on. Things...
Media Nation , Apr. 16, 2015 - 8:54 am
The Boston Globe is joining other news organizations, including The New York Times, in pursuing native advertising — content that consists of editorial-like material but is bought and paid for. And the executive who’ll...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Apr. 16, 2015 - 8:30 am
In our previous mock for New England, we looked at the positions the Pats could target in certain areas of the draft. We continue that practice this week, making a few tweaks in the wake of certain players’ pro day...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 15, 2015 - 6:30 pm
You're a seventh grader at Ottoson, feeling uneasy in class, and you don't know why. Was it the kooky look that girl in the front row gave you? Dr. Franchi You think: "Why does that look make me want to hurt myself...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 15, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Town officials are having their new attorney contact those for the Mugar family and will not conduct direct negotiation with the owners of the 17-acre site in East Arlington targeted for development. Town Manager Adam...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Apr. 15, 2015 - 11:31 am
This morning, the jury weighing the case against Aaron Hernandez found the former Patriots tight end guilty of first degree murder. He now faces the a sentence of life in prison without parole, in addition to another double-...