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Sustainability , Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:33 am
Welcome to another episode of “10 Words or Less,” in which I ask brief questions of interesting people, and ask for brief answers in return. Usually, I can describe the guests in a phrase or two, but with Pamela Peeke, today...
Media Nation , Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:02 am
By Jeff Howe Earlier this year Northeastern University’s School of Journalism received a Knight Foundation grant to launch a Media Innovation graduate program. Students — mostly mid-career journalists and the...
Sustainability , Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:52 am
I had to laugh about this exchange at foodnavigator-usa, titled with the industry-friendly headline, “Whether yogurt is a health food or junk food depends on who is talking.” (No, it’s not just he-said-she-said.) The...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:36 am
After the Patriots squeaked by the lowly New York Jets at home on October 16th, focus turned to the just-completed six-game stretch for New England, which experts said, would make or break this team. Some leaned towards the...
Sustainability , Dec. 8, 2014 - 8:50 am
I hope you've noticed that Dr. Pamela Peeke and I collaborated on an interview, posted just below this one on the blog. There'll be another one, too, when I'm done transcribing and editing the chat for a print version. The...
Sustainability , Dec. 8, 2014 - 6:15 am
Welcome to another episode of “10 Words or Less,” in which I ask brief questions of interesting people and ask brief answers in return. Today’s guest is vice president for business and social purpose at the PR behemoth...
Media Nation , Dec. 7, 2014 - 11:21 am
I don’t have much to offer on the meltdown of The New Republic except for a few inchoate thoughts. Many people have written many things, but it seems to me that the one essential read is Lloyd Grove’s piece in...
Off On A Tangent , Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:42 pm
I got my mom (89) an Amazon Fire TV Stick to allow her to watch Nextflix on her TV. Installing the fireTV stick was easy, teaching her the the difference between HDMI1, HDMI2, and TV was hard! Amazon fireTV stick...
Picture Boston , Dec. 6, 2014 - 9:33 am
I would like to thank all my friends and supporters, as I announce my new photo purchasing site where photos for personal use (wall art) can be purchased. This is my non-news photo collection of Boston scenics, including...
Suldog , Dec. 6, 2014 - 7:16 am
'tis.I've had a longstanding quirk on this blog. I always use a capital letter to lead off every word in the headline. I know it's wrong. Words such as "the" and "of" and "for" are supposed to be given with a small letter...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:58 am
On Sunday at 3:00pm (ESPN) the New England Revolution will be playing in the MLS Cup final for the fifth time since 2002. This despite having the worst owners in Major League Soccer. I won’t pretend to know a ton about...
Sustainability , Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:49 am
My committedly curmudgeonly friend Alex Beam used to have an evergreen column about people with the same names. I was always disappointed that when he wrote of the Doug Browns, he didn't include my pal Doug, of the ESPN...
Boston blog news , Dec. 4, 2014 - 8:25 pm
Crystal Valencia spotted this Chihuahua/Jack Terrier mix on the Red Line's Ashmont branch tonight.
Picture Boston , Dec. 4, 2014 - 3:01 pm
Allison Williams, star of tonight’s live NBC broadcast of Peter Pan, and daughter of NBC news anchor Brian Williams, is seen at the  2011 Nantucket Film Festival. I was covering the film festival with Laura Raposa,...
Sustainability , Dec. 4, 2014 - 10:48 am
Coming up at 11 a.m. Eastern Thursday. Blog categories: Pamela Peeke10 words or lessobesityfood addictionUMass conference on food addiction
Media Nation , Dec. 4, 2014 - 9:22 am
The Boston Globe has all age groups covered in its expanded Business section, which debuts today. For younger readers, there is this story, by Stefanie Friedhoff, on a start-up that sells highly reflective paint to make...
Media Nation , Dec. 4, 2014 - 8:47 am
It seems to me that we’re looking at the wrong thing in thinking about the death of Eric Garner. It wasn’t the chokehold — it was the police officers’ decision to use overwhelming force to enforce a...
Off On A Tangent , Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:17 pm
[View the story "Mercedes-Benz C300 Test Drive" on Storify]
Picture Boston , Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:15 am
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the Worcester Cold Storage & Warehouse Company fire that killed 6 firefighters. The dead included: FF Jeremiah Lucey, Timothy Jackson, Jeremiah Lucey, James Lyons III, Joseph McGuirk,...
Boston Biker , Dec. 2, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  Thursday, December 4th at 6:00pm – 9:00pm in EST 2 days from now Come help us celebrate the completion of another amazing season at CommonWheels with a huge party at Wonder Bar on Thursday December 4th! We...
Boston Biker , Dec. 2, 2014 - 3:22 pm
This annual event by livable streets is awesome check it out!   ——–   10 StreetTalks in one night! 4th Annual 10-in-1 StreetTalk. Tuesday, December 16, 6-9pm Central Square Theater   Ten 7-...
Sustainability , Dec. 2, 2014 - 2:36 pm
Scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. eastern today. Blog categories: Aman Singh10 words or lesssustainabilityCSR
Secretly Ironic , Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:38 am
Yesterday, Paul Krugman pointed out that core inflation has not been, and still isn’t, a big problem facing most Americans today. Oil and health care prices have been a squeeze, it is true. But with cost containment...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:38 am
It seems like some of the most influential conversation-makers in town would rather talk about how Josh Boyer is ruining the cornerbacks, or worrying about several Patriot players going to the Clippers game last night and...
Picture Boston , Dec. 2, 2014 - 8:37 am
A huge Airbus A380 double-decker airliner 7.2 miles above Boston, a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner gliding into Boston, and another Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner landing with the Boston skyline in the background...
YourArlington.com , Dec. 2, 2014 - 7:00 am
Redacted page from Speidel agreement. Urges closed-door minutes released to ex-assessment chief The town's Board of Assessors violated the state Open Meeting Law in two cases and has been ordered to release uncensored...
Sustainability , Dec. 2, 2014 - 6:29 am
I’ve been reading the excellent report, “Kids Unbranded,” created by the Center for the New American Dream, and hope you will too. It does a wonderful job both stating the problems created by commercial exploitation of...
Boston Biker , Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:05 am
While the term “black friday” “Cyber monday” and the like make me want to curl up into a ball and cry…I did get this in the mail and thought you might all be into it.   An...
Boston Biker , Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:02 am
Somerville has been doing a lot of work to make the old nasty broadway, into a nice street.  They took out a lane, put in a divider, added larger sidewalks, and now have laid down what appear to be double buffer zone bike...
Off On A Tangent , Nov. 30, 2014 - 3:50 pm
[View the story "Amazon fireTV stick: Easiest Installation Ever" on Storify]
YourArlington.com , Nov. 30, 2014 - 11:05 am
At audience talkback are, from left, composer Joel LaRue Smith, director Bennie Sato Ambush, Lee Phenner and composer Joseph Smith. / Joe Wrinn photo Can the story of the black Harvard professor that stirred national...
HubArts.com , Nov. 30, 2014 - 8:24 am
I miss hearing the drags from our house in Exeter on Sundays. And I miss those adds on WRKO (680 AM). And I was sorry to hear of the passing of Dale Dorman, who introduced me to so much great music on that Top 40 station...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 28, 2014 - 1:42 pm
Like sentries, two holiday trees flank the directory to Arlington Heights businesses at Park Avenue and Mass. Ave. The tree to the right has the decorations you might expect, while on the left, you're invited to remember...
Off On A Tangent , Nov. 28, 2014 - 8:20 am
Note: YouTube embed works on Twitter, not on Facebook Twitter: .@JimmyFallon & Rashida Jones Sing Holiday Parodies of the year's biggest songs. http://t.co/oUzaH2pIPP via @YouTube @FallonTonight— Steve...
Off On A Tangent , Nov. 28, 2014 - 6:11 am
Boston Globe writes, Fee dispute leaves FIOS customers in Mass. without Fox 25, but doesn't link to the Facebook group that they mention in the story.Wellesley resident Cimarron Buser, who launched a Facebook page for...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:08 pm
Coyote Impressions, at 721 Mass. Ave., is celebrating 20 years in Arlington. To thank our customers for helping us reach this milestone, everything in the store is 20-percent off Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 28...
Media Nation , Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:29 am
Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 19. On Tuesday, I conducted an email Q&A with Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media and Design on the events in Ferguson, Missouri, and what they mean for journalism. I...
Suldog , Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:28 am
I am, of course, wishing YOU a Happy Thanksgiving. On top of that, though, it's a nice one for me, professionally. My piece about Thanksgiving shopping was published in the Los Angeles Times, thus making me (when taking into...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:14 am
Selectmen voted, 5-0, on RFP for 1207 Mass. Ave. In unanimously supporting a plan to sell the town-owned former Disabled American Veterans Club at 1207 Mass Ave. at some point, selectmen on Monday, Nov. 24, heard the town...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:12 am
The Arlington Center for the Arts welcomes the public Wednesday, Dec. 3, for multiple events. That evening, from 7 to 9:30, the 41 Foster St. center promises a free festive celebration of the arts. A wine-and-cheese...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:03 am
The Arlington Food Pantry needs your support. Each month it provides food to 500 Arlington residents, of all ages, from all neighborhoods in town. Over the past few years, pantry organizers have seen the need for food...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:02 am
The Arlington High Spy Ponders (7-3) and Arlington Catholic (5-5) face off on Thanksgiving Day, starting at 10:15 a.m. at Peirce Field. The Cougars lead the Turkey Day series, 4-2. Arlington plays in the Division 3...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 26, 2014 - 6:28 am
notloB presents Davis Square concert  To round out the year, we're proud to present two unique concert experiences, including one with fiddler Darol Anger of Arlington, at right, as well as cellist Mila Phelps-Friedl...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:13 pm
On Saturdays, during the holiday shopping season, the Town of Arlington is allowing free parking at all metered spots in the two municipal parking lots in the Center (Russell Commons lot on Mystic Street and the lot...
Media Nation , Nov. 25, 2014 - 3:57 pm
Well, that didn’t last long. Matt Gross, the new editor-in-chief of The Boston Globe’s free Boston.com site, has resigned, according to Garrett Quinn of MassLive. BostInno expands on it a bit. Here’s what I...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:08 am
Arlington Children’s Theatre, in its first full-length production in several years, presents an original piece of absurdist theater written by Boston playwright Declan Keefe. Being Borrowed follows a day in the life...
Media Nation , Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:14 am
Emily Bell Journalism has lost control of its platforms and means of distribution. In many ways, that’s good, because it has brought to an end the monopoly journalists once held on the news and information we need to...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:00 am
La Victoria Taqueria plays Mexican street food in Arlington like Freddy Mercury led Queen -- uniquely, with flair, and approachable enough to make all ages want to sing along. When you enter the newly opened location...
YourArlington.com , Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:07 pm
Struzziero A Massachusetts native who is the current director of the Winthrop Public Library and Museum has accepted the role of director of libraries for the Town of Arlington. Peter Struzziero plans to begin in...