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Boston Biker , Sep. 17, 2014 - 5:55 pm
In case you didn’t know, the Idaho Stop is when cyclists are allowed to treat stop signs like yields, and red lights like stop signs.  Idaho was the first to try it out, and more or less its been pretty ok. Saw this...
Sustainability , Sep. 17, 2014 - 4:10 pm
This goes back a bit, but it has good content, and I'll bet you haven't seen it. Running time is less than 8 minutes. Blog categories: food addictionFoodAddictionobesity
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 17, 2014 - 1:38 pm
I don’t know about you, but I’m a little sick of opinions. They may be repackaged these days as #HOTSPORTZTAKES but really in many instances, they’re just a way to justify saying something stupid. Wait, did...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 16, 2014 - 8:09 am
I know that you’re probably sick of my complaining about Ed Markey’s fundraising emails.  I understand that, even though his is one of the safest Democratic Senate seats in the country, he has to raise some money...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 16, 2014 - 5:38 am
Great, great stuff. Campaign strategists, take note! - promoted by david Building on jcohn88′s post from Friday, which looked at the primary results in Boston on a precinct-by-precinct level, I took advantage of...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 16, 2014 - 4:59 am
Thanks to Rep. Kennedy for posting here! - promoted by david (Hi everyone. Thanks for welcoming me to the BMG community. For my first post I wanted to share a few takeaways from my trip to Central America earlier this...
HubArts.com , Sep. 15, 2014 - 5:11 pm
Not since the 1980s-'90s heyday of Ruth Rendell have I been as eager, time after time, for the arrival of a new book by a female crime writer as I am for each one by Tana French. Whether it's sexism or simply a...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 15, 2014 - 5:03 pm
First off, if you haven’t read 6th Congressional district candidate Seth Moulton’s live chat right here on BMG, read it now.  Moulton answered a lot of questions, and was almost startlingly forthright in many of...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 15, 2014 - 4:27 pm
Good news for the Yes On 3 crowd. - promoted by david From Crux: Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley, Worcester Bishop Robert McManus, Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski and Rev. George Coleman, the Apostolic Administrator...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 15, 2014 - 3:35 pm
It's all about the branding. - promoted by david On Saturday, since the candidate for whom I had been volunteering (Berwick) lost the primary, I decided that I would devote some of my new free time to the ballot...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
From NESN: September 15, 2014 – NESN, New England’s most watched sports network, announced today that Guerin Austin (@GuerinAustin) will join the network as a reporter/anchor/host. She will begin her tenure at NESN serving...
Media Nation , Sep. 15, 2014 - 2:38 pm
Peter Canellos Boston Globe editorial-page editor Peter Canellos, a former metro editor and Washington bureau chief for the paper, is leaving. According to a press release issued earlier today, Canellos will depart after 26...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 15, 2014 - 5:11 am
Welcome to BMG Seth Moulton! Fire away in the comments. -- (Charley) Bumped. The chat is live now and Seth is answering questions. - promoted by Bob_Neer Good morning Blue Mass Group! It is my privilege to serve as the...
Suldog , Sep. 14, 2014 - 11:00 pm
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 14, 2014 - 1:22 pm
We’re delighted to announce that Seth Moulton, the Democratic candidate for Congress in the 6th district who defeated incumbent John Tierney in last week’s primary, will be online tomorrow between 9:30 and 10:30...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 14, 2014 - 10:17 am
Pass the popcorn. To answer Ernie's question in the first paragraph, I'm not exactly sure what the hook for federal jurisdiction would be in any of these scenarios. Caesar's sued in federal court alleging deprivations of...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 13, 2014 - 11:26 am
Provocative advice from the Sage of BMG. I'll be fascinated to see (a) whether Baker chooses to go down this road, and (b) how Marty Walsh's role in all of this continues to develop. - promoted by david Anyone who has...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 13, 2014 - 10:56 am
Of interest. Also note that Moulton's spokesman, long-time BMGer Scott Ferson, chimes in in the comments. - promoted by david It appears that Seth Moulton’s campaign was right to suggest he was the better...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 4:08 pm
Three cheers for number crunching! - promoted by david I’ve been very curious to see the precinct-by-precinct results for Boston. And when I did, I decided to go through them and find some interesting tidbits...
Boston Biker , Sep. 12, 2014 - 1:48 pm
Twice in the last two weeks I have been a part of a lovely thing.  While riding to work I look around and see way…way more bikes than cars.   I think it is a product of the lovely riding weather we have been having,...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 12:05 pm
Borowitz: Used Tool Purchased for $1.8 Million NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—A used tool that has been on the market for several months was purchased on Tuesday for the whopping price of $1.8 million. While it may not have...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 12, 2014 - 12:01 pm
After last Sunday’s debacle in Miami, the Patriots will attempt to pick up their first win of the season, and avoid putting themselves into an early season 0-2 hole when they take on the Vikings in Minnesota. It won...
Boston Biker , Sep. 12, 2014 - 11:53 am
Howdy folks, I have roughly 10 Mini Mum Vertical Bike Hangers with Security Cable.     Free to whoever wants one or all of them.  They don’t have mounting screws, but you can get those at any hardware...
Media Nation , Sep. 12, 2014 - 10:34 am
For those of us with long memories, the scene at Boston College on Thursday created enough cognitive dissonance to induce vertigo. Some two decades ago Cardinal Bernard Law invoked the wrath of God in denouncing The Boston...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 9:21 am
Worth 1,000 words, at least. - promoted by Bob_Neer From HuffPost/Pollster:
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 9:09 am
And how was Mr. Crosby chosen, inquiring minds would like to know. Bumps, and bests, my Joke Revue, sigh. - promoted by Bob_Neer Mayor Walsh’s kick-ass chronological order of events detailing the many infidelities...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 12, 2014 - 6:52 am
Progress. - promoted by Bob_Neer Mass CEC South Terminal under construction in New Bedford (Flickr’s Ryan Silva) Cape Wind has signed a lease agreement to stage its 130-turbine project in Nantucket Sound out of...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 11, 2014 - 7:37 pm
Walsh has been very impressive on the casino matter, and the gambling commission so incompetent and shady -- no deadlock, guaranteed! -- they've probably blown through 10-15 points on the referendum, putting the entire...
Media Nation , Sep. 11, 2014 - 6:00 pm
On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, here is your must-read remembrance: Boston Globe reporter David Filipov’s series of tweets about his father, Al, who was killed on that day. It begins here. This...
Sustainability , Sep. 11, 2014 - 11:30 am
Nobody admirers a hijacker, so I’m being imprecise, at best, when I opine that “environmentalists have hijacked sustainability.” I don’t meant to impute evil at all — hell, until very recently, I’d have self-identified as...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 11, 2014 - 10:04 am
We welcome this guest editorial from Michael Walsh. It is easy to forget that Roger Goodell is only the most powerful man in sports because the true oligarchy of power needs a public face. The inept, incompetent, and...
Boston Biker , Sep. 10, 2014 - 8:13 pm
From Boston Magazine: ———- In late July, a Hubway cyclist traveling down Massachusetts Avenue in the South End was hit by a city-contracted trash truck as it went to make a right hand turn onto Columbus...
Boston Biker , Sep. 10, 2014 - 8:09 pm
While I am very sad to see David go, he did an excellent job at MassBike for many years, its great that he is moving on to other challenges. From MassBike: Today our Executive Director, David Watson, announced that he will...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 10, 2014 - 6:05 pm
Coakley challenges Baker to sign a People's Pledge and calls for "universal pre-kindergarten to all children in Massachusetts ... I’ve proposed investing 500 million dollars over the next 10 years, to support the most...
Picture Boston , Sep. 10, 2014 - 2:25 pm
I, like many, was watching one of the morning national news shows when the unthinkable events that would change our nation forever commenced. First, one plane, and then another crashed into the World Trade Center towers. I...
Media Nation , Sep. 10, 2014 - 10:29 am
Matt Gross Boston.com, the venerable free website started by The Boston Globe in the mid-1990s, relaunched earlier this year with a new design and a difficult task: to find an audience without any Globe content, which was...
Sustainability , Sep. 10, 2014 - 9:31 am
When I was a kid, and maybe still today (I don’t care enough to look it up), Wonder Bread touted that it “buil[t] strong bodies 12 ways.” What was really going on is that its food technologists had started with grain...
Media Nation , Sep. 10, 2014 - 9:24 am
I missed the chance to predict Seth Moulton’s victory over John Tierney. Wish I’d said something. I did think it would be a lot closer. So let me go on the record with two predictions right now. 1. An easy one....
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 10, 2014 - 9:07 am
Of course, anything that helps political minorities in Massachusetts will likely help the Republicans most of all. - promoted by Bob_Neer For those Berwick supporters banging their head against the wall over the Coakley...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 10, 2014 - 7:50 am
The DNC offered its frame of the Governor’s race in a press release last night from Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Massachusetts Democrats have nominated Martha Coakley, who has demonstrated her ability and...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 10, 2014 - 6:40 am
"No problem, I've done it before," says a man never elected to more than the Swampscott Board of Selectmen. - promoted by Bob_Neer Apparently he’s bi-partisan because he said it, so there you go. Daughter “...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 10, 2014 - 6:39 am
Useful analysis, although there are pointed and well-made criticisms in the comments. Berwick ran a miserable campaign. - promoted by Bob_Neer So while the Globe and local TV is telling us what happened in races they...
Media Nation , Sep. 9, 2014 - 8:04 pm
Is this a new golden age of journalism? It all depends on who’s getting the gold. For consumers of news, these are the best of times. Thanks to the Internet, we are awash in quality journalism, from longstanding bastions of...
Boston Biker , Sep. 9, 2014 - 7:29 pm
From The Boston Cyclists Union: —————- The City of Boston took a big step forward for the country today as Mayor Marty Walsh presented an ordinance to the City Council that will make truck...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 9, 2014 - 7:11 pm
Well said. - promoted by david First I have to say this – I had a bad primary night.  All of my statewide picks came up short.  I would have preferred John Tierney be renominated, though that is not my district.  ...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 9, 2014 - 6:47 pm
And that’s all there is. It is our standard-bearer Attorney General Martha Coakley vs. Charlie Baker in November. Very best of luck to her. Let us say this: For all that we have moped and complained about 2010, she has...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 9, 2014 - 5:59 pm
In the down-ballot state races, the big surprise is looking like Maura Healey.  Recent polls had suggested that she was opening up a lead … but wow, did anyone really think she’d be up 25 points with 61%...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 9, 2014 - 5:28 pm
Well this is stunning. Tierney came down with a minute’s notice and conceded the race to Moulton. RT @GlobePolitical: Live updates: http://t.co/cj7xznhWEi#ma06#mapoli RT @GlobeKMcCabe: Tierney concedes pic.twitter.com/...
Blue Mass. Group , Sep. 9, 2014 - 4:35 pm
Away we go!
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 9, 2014 - 1:03 pm
The rise of Peter King in the sports media world is a curious one. The 57-year-old King really vaulted into prominence when he began writing the weekly Monday Morning Quarterback column back in the 1990’s. The Internet...