Media Nation , Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:49 am
Hillary Clinton in 2015. Photo by Hillary for Iowa. On Monday, the New York Times posted a deeply unserious article about the alleged effect of Anthony Weiner’s latest transgressions on Hillary Clinton’s...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:12 am
UPDATED, Aug. 30: Arlington residents can expect to see only an informal campaign for or against funding for a new $144.9 million Minuteman Regional High School before the Sept. 20 special election. Dan Dunn, supporting a...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 30, 2016 - 9:39 am
Dana Ham is thinking big these days. Really, really big. That’s because he is director of facilities for what may be the largest construction project underway in Massachusetts -- Wynn Boston Harbor, the first...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:00 pm
A Special Town Meeting is scheduled for 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Town Hall. Warrant articles can be submitted to the Board of Selectmen's Office on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Town Manager Adam...
Media Nation , Aug. 29, 2016 - 2:08 pm
The last Sunday before Labor Day is not normally a time when newspaper editors feel the need to put their best foot forward. More often it’s an opportunity to mail it in and wait a couple of weeks for when people will...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 29, 2016 - 8:48 am
Billy Lyons puts history on the grill. / Bob Sprague photo For Billy Lyons, the love of history goes back to the chip on his shoulder in eighth grade. The managing partner of the Menotomy Grill & Tavern remembers...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 29, 2016 - 7:45 am
UPDATED, Aug. 29: The last day to register to vote for the Sept. 20 special election for Minuteman funding is Wednesday, Aug. 31. The clerk's office is open at Town Hall from 8 a.m. through 8 p.m. The deadline to...
Boston Biker , Aug. 29, 2016 - 7:18 am
For months anyone cycling over the Longfellow has had to follow an ever changing series of signs, battle large amount of people walking in places they shouldn’t and in general have a less than good experience, all so...
Boston Biker , Aug. 29, 2016 - 6:40 am
I rode past this scene yesterday and was not aware of what had happened, only that a lot of police were there, and the road was blocked off. Very sad, my heart goes out to his friends and family. A man riding a bicycle was...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 28, 2016 - 6:25 am
UPDATED, Aug. 28: Dishing up some Arlington restaurant-related news morsels: -- The Local Fare, across from Otto Pizza, welcomed a steady stream of customers, who squeezed into at 2 Lake St., at a grand opening Saturday,...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 27, 2016 - 9:05 am
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Black Swan Lab for New Work has invited those involved with "A Pint of Understanding to a private workshop with OSF repertory actors and artistic staff from Aug. 29 through Sept. 2...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:12 am
UPDATED, Aug. 26: Issues of security, traffic and hours were among the reason cited by the Redevelopment Board chairman for continuing until Sept. 12 a hearing for a proposed medical-marijuana dispensary at 11 Water St....
Media Nation , Aug. 25, 2016 - 5:10 pm
Gawker’s prob­lems began in October 2012, when the gossip site ran a por­tion of a sex tape fea­turing wrestler Hulk Hogan, which Hogan claimed vio­lated his pri­vacy and infringed on his publicity rights. It was later...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 25, 2016 - 10:13 am
Where there's a will, there's a Waze Cut-through traffic that has riled neighbors of Kelwyn Manor and Mary Street for years has a surprise coming in September. Selectmen voted, 4-0, Monday, Aug. 22, to begin a six-month...
Boston Biker , Aug. 24, 2016 - 4:33 pm
In Lincoln apparently even placing a ghost bike is too much for the locals. From the globe: More than anything, Erik Limpaecher was surprised. The Concord resident late Sunday night erected a “ghost bike” along a busy road...
Boston Biker , Aug. 24, 2016 - 4:24 pm
Lets copy this all over the place…  
YourArlington.com , Aug. 23, 2016 - 9:39 pm
Kiosk for cyclists, walkers, neighbors, students OK'd That lonely kiosk along the Minuteman Bikeway at Mill Street, empty since the apartments at Alta Brigham Square opened in late 2012, got the long-awaited go-ahead...
Media Nation , Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:38 pm
Before the web, there was Prodigy. And no, it wasn’t much good. The web—or, as we used to call it, the World Wide Web—is 25 years old this month. On August 6, 1991, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who had outlined his idea for...
Secretly Ironic , Aug. 22, 2016 - 9:19 am
Augmented Reality and Data Privacy Concerns: Pokémon Go is Just the Beginning Pokémon Go is an “augmented reality” (AR) game from Niantic and Nintendo which has become wildly popular since its release in July 2016. While...
Media Nation , Aug. 22, 2016 - 8:36 am
Aretha Franklin performing at President Obama’s first inauguration in 2009. Photo via the US Air Force. I had thought Friday night’s Aretha Franklin concert at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion would strictly be one...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 20, 2016 - 8:46 am
Town manager, citizen group help interpret the 'signs'  Vacant storefronts managed by DPH Realty on the eastbound side of Mass. Ave., in the Center. Diane Poulos Harpell has not been available to comment. UPDATED...
Media Nation , Aug. 19, 2016 - 9:50 am
Callie Crossley. Photo via WGBH News. There she goes again. My friend and WGBH colleague Callie Crossley won top honors for her radio commentaries at the recent National Association of Black Journalists conference in...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 19, 2016 - 6:02 am
Woburn company vows no harm to environment; new plans to be aired Thursday Vacant home at 47 Spy Pond Lane. / Bob Sprague photo UPDATED, Aug. 19: A large, vacant home on the shores of Spy Pond could be heading for a...
Suldog , Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:54 am
I've done a tiny bit of sorting and rearranging here at Suldog. I've deleted a few links that appeared to be dead. I've reorganized the order of my links to other blogs - and added one, to the top of the list, that has...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 17, 2016 - 3:37 pm
Who says the renovation of Stratton School lacks drama? As the last of Arlington's seven elementary schools undergoes a makeover through next summer, the construction is having an immediate impact on local theater. When...
Secretly Ironic , Aug. 17, 2016 - 8:43 am
Last weekend we went down to Hartford to visit Megan’s family for a day, and Uncle Pete, now in his 80s and recovering from gall-bladder surgery, sat and talked with us a while about the old days. He met my father-in-...
Media Nation , Aug. 16, 2016 - 2:50 pm
Mike Luckovich’s cartoon as it appeared in Monday’s Boston Globe. Photo by WGBH News. Update: The Globe has published a collection of letters in opposition to the cartoon. Officials with the Boston Police...
Suldog , Aug. 13, 2016 - 1:30 am
Here's another place you can find me - today's Boston Herald (I understand the link wasn't working before, but now I've fixed it. Thanks, Ami, for the help!)It's about The Olympics. I hope you enjoy it!OK, I have some donuts...
Suldog , Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:21 am
I need only stage, screen and radar credits to complete my resume. Aside from however many times I've bamboozled editors into publishing my writing (and there will be another instance this Sunday, thank you) I have now been...
Media Nation , Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:06 pm
Yes, I would read a story about a cat that looks like a raccoon or, for that matter, a raccoon that looks like a cat. When I scroll through a digital newspaper, though, I’m looking for something else: journalism I need to...
Suldog , Aug. 10, 2016 - 11:35 am
Just a reminder that I'm going to be on WBZ radio tonight.The show is Bradley Jay's Jay Talkin', which airs midnight to 5am. I expect I'll be on for the first hour, unless earlier than that he realizes the horrible mistake...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 10, 2016 - 7:22 am
William Dotson/ Globe photo UPDATED, Aug. 10: A 61-year-old Woburn woman who was the driver cited in a 2015 fatal traffic incident involving a pedestrian crossing Mass. Ave. in East Arlington will face arraignment...
Media Nation , Aug. 9, 2016 - 4:52 pm
Donald Trump suggested this afternoon that Hillary Clinton be assassinated if she appoints judges who would restrict gun rights. His campaign is trying to spin it. But surely everyone understands that the Orange Menace just...
Sustainability , Aug. 9, 2016 - 9:11 am
Joan Ifland is a pioneer in the field of food-addiction recognition, and in using Facebook to help food addicts recover. We talked about several topics, most relating to food addicts and food addiction.   Blog categories:...
YourArlington.com , Aug. 8, 2016 - 10:00 am
DeAnne Dupont, Food Link cofounder, in her element.  About four years ago, two moms of Minuteman High School students discovered that local cafes and grocery stores were throwing away food that was...
Suldog , Aug. 7, 2016 - 12:16 am
I have a piece in the Boston Herald today. If you've been wondering who to vote for, I have the answer (or, at least, a way to find out the answer.)In other news, my previous Herald column seems to have impressed someone...
Media Nation , Aug. 5, 2016 - 1:44 pm
Who needs journalists?
Boston Biker , Aug. 4, 2016 - 12:39 pm
She has done a great job and will be sorely missed, her farewell letter below: It is bittersweet to write to you that next Friday, August 12 marks my last day on staff at LivableStreets. I have been appointed Director of...
Boston Biker , Aug. 4, 2016 - 12:37 pm
From this years flyer: Twenty eighth annual tour of architectural and historic sites. Meet at 11:15 pm aug 13th in front of Trinity Church in Copley Square Bring a bicycle with a light and wear something reflective. ...
Boston Biker , Aug. 4, 2016 - 12:32 pm
To celebrate they are throwing a bunch of parties! See below, from Hubway. Join us for 5 parties in 5 days! Free coffee from our friends at Pavement Coffeehouse and KooKoo Cafe … Ice cream from JP Licks and...
Sustainability , Aug. 2, 2016 - 2:15 pm
Part of a continuing series related to ideas in my book, “Sustainable You/8 First Steps to Lasting Change in Business and in Life.” We venerate the quick fix. Don't have the time, don’t have the money, don’t have the...
Suldog , Jul. 31, 2016 - 12:39 am
I want to see Gary Johnson, of the Libertarian Party, as our next President.Quixotic dreamer that I am, I think he actually could become the occupant of The Oval Office if things fall right. He's polling in the low double-...
Sustainability , Jul. 26, 2016 - 11:04 am
Dan Witters is research director of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. Since 1993 as a consultant and analyst, he has directed more than $100 million in research for some of the world’s best-managed companies better...
Sustainability , Jul. 25, 2016 - 1:48 pm
Part of a continuing series related to ideas in my book, “Sustainable You/8 First Steps to Lasting Change in Business and in Life.”  When I share about the changes I’ve undertaken in the second half of my life, relative to...
Boston Biker , Jul. 22, 2016 - 1:38 pm
I am going to be doing my 5th (!) RAGBRAI next week. It’s going to be hot, and fun, try not to break anything while I am gone.   Read some past RAGBRAI stories here.
Boston Biker , Jul. 22, 2016 - 1:34 pm
In an effort to make it more like downtown crossing Newbury Street will be closed to cars one day next month (Aug 7th). The city’s decision to shut down Newbury Street to vehicular traffic on Sunday, Aug. 7, is drawing mixed...
Fussy Eater , Jul. 22, 2016 - 12:33 pm
Have you ever had an on demand cream puff? I didn't know that such an awesome thing existed. A friend took me to Beard Papa's new Allston location the other day and it was so cool!I got two cream puffs because research. Here...
Sustainability , Jul. 19, 2016 - 12:33 pm
[This interview was originally posted about a week ago, but due to faults of A Small Orange (my now-fired webhost) I'm reposting.] Dorothy Mullen, founder of the Suppers Programs in New Jersey, is a pioneer in deploying...
Boston Biker , Jul. 18, 2016 - 6:12 pm
So lets tell her!   From Facebook Need some crowd-sourcing help to move protected cycling infrastructure! Can we generate a list of all the road segments in Boston where there’s already a painted bike lane next to...
Secretly Ironic , Jul. 8, 2016 - 4:28 pm
Go read the poem “Good Bones” by Maggie Smith, from Waxwing magazine. I don’t know anything about this poet and I don’t know who sent me the link or where I saw it. But it’s amazing. That...