Fussy Eater , Jul. 24, 2017 - 8:00 am
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this wine free from Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Villa Maria as part of their FirstSip of Summer Twitter Tasting. I was not required to write a positive review and the opinions...
Clueless in Boston , Jun. 19, 2017 - 10:07 pm
On the Mass Ave. Bridge over Storrow Drive looking at the Charles River.
Boston Biker , Jun. 19, 2017 - 1:11 pm
From DotBike: On the evening of Tuesday 6/27 there is an important public meeting to learn about DCR’s preliminary plans for the redesign of Morrissey Boulevard and to provide feedback.   See below for details.    ...
Boston Biker , Jun. 19, 2017 - 1:07 pm
From the email: ———– What’s happening 3 reasons to sign up for Tour de Streets today Tour de Streets is LivableStreets’ biggest fundraiser of the year, and – more importantly...
Boston Biker , Jun. 19, 2017 - 1:03 pm
From The Email: ——————— As part of the development of the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) Intermodal Center http://mwrta.com/ at the Framingham commuter rail station...
Boston Biker , Jun. 19, 2017 - 1:00 pm
From the email: Want to ensure that the design Cambridge is fast-tracking for Inman Square maximizes our ability to deliver on a vibrant, people-centered neighborhood? Please review and sign our letter calling for changes...
Sustainability , Jun. 7, 2017 - 11:21 am
This is a reply to Dr. Jon Robison, with whom I occasionally spar gently on the LinkedIn platform. I began it as a comment on the platform, but it said I’d exceeded the allowable character count. The conversation began over...
Clueless in Boston , May. 25, 2017 - 2:21 pm
A very warm day last week in the Public Garden.
Clueless in Boston , May. 24, 2017 - 4:01 pm
Along the Harbor Walk, looking at the South Postal Annex at South Station. The tall white building in the background is the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
Boston Biker , May. 19, 2017 - 6:10 am
On Wednesday, Mayor Walsh made public comments suggesting that safety on our streets is the responsibility of the most vulnerable – people walking and biking. This is contrary to the Mayor’s declaration of the...
Boston Biker , May. 15, 2017 - 11:07 am
BOSTON’S NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK DAY FESTIVAL ONFRIDAY, MAY 19TH! A collage of photos from last year’s Bike to Work Day festival. Celebrate Bike Month at Boston’s National Bike to Work Day...
Boston Biker , May. 15, 2017 - 11:04 am
From the email: Would you like to get to know more of your biking neighbors and their favorite sites and streets this summer?    Join Dot Bike, Roxbury Rides, Mattapan Food & Fitness, Quincycles, and  Rozzie Rides for...
Boston Biker , May. 15, 2017 - 10:29 am
From the email: Protected bicycle infrastructure is moving ahead in parts of Cambridge, and there will be two opportunities this week to show strong community support for safer streets through the Brattle Street/Mass Ave (...
Boston Biker , May. 15, 2017 - 9:43 am
Bike Shop Mechanic – FT and PT roles  REI Reading, MA http://rei.jobs/careers/JobDetail/Bike-Shop-Mechanic/7718   Bike Shop Technician – PT roles  REI, Hingham, MA http://rei.jobs/careers/JobDetail/Bike-Tech-Specialist-...
Clueless in Boston , May. 11, 2017 - 3:25 pm
Boston Biker , May. 10, 2017 - 9:26 am
Rick Archer From the globe: The man allegedly responsible for a hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a bicyclist in Back Bay last month is due to appear in Boston Municipal Court Wednesday to face at least one...
Clueless in Boston , May. 4, 2017 - 12:43 pm
Marlborough Street yard in Boston.
Boston Biker , May. 2, 2017 - 10:27 am
Rick Archer was hit around 3:30 a.m on April 30th in the Backbay, he has since died from his injuries.  The driver fled the scene. They think they might have found the car, but are still looking for the driver. Anyone with...
Boston Biker , May. 1, 2017 - 1:53 pm
From the email: Together, we’re making streets in Cambridge safer for all ages and abilities. As a result of our voices, we have seen some initial wins with pop-up lanes and great community support in favor of the city’s...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 25, 2017 - 6:20 pm
Another BMG'er and voter in the Fourth Middlesex Senate district weighs in. - promoted by hesterprynne In the coming State Senate special election in the 4th Middlesex, I am with Sean Garballey. I have seen his...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 25, 2017 - 9:55 am
In response to the first comment, donations to BMG's technology fund cheerfully accepted! - promoted by hesterprynne I never suspected he’d do otherwise, but it would be nice if President Obama agreed with the...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 24, 2017 - 7:26 am
The worst, most corrupt stuff is just out in the open. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta I’m not trying to steal Mark’s thunder, but I googled Carter Page just to get an update. So there was this: A top White...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 24, 2017 - 7:22 am
It’s been nearly six months since the voters approved Question 4 to legalize and tax recreational marijuana. But we’re still at the starting line, because in December the Legislature pushed back by six months all...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 22, 2017 - 6:30 am
Today, appropriately on Earth Day, is the March for Science on the Boston Common, from 1pm to 4pm. It includes a star-studded cast of speakers, including MA’s own Gina McCarthy, former EPA head. Would that this were...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 21, 2017 - 4:53 am
State House News is reporting that Cindy Friedman, chief of staff to the late Senator Ken Donnelly, will announce on Monday that she’s going to enter the race to succeed him, setting up a June 27 primary contest with...
Clueless in Boston , Apr. 19, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The Longfellow Bridge, connecting Boston to Cambridge, is undergoing repairs and is expected to be completed by December 2018, two years behind schedule.
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 19, 2017 - 2:34 pm
Talk vs walk - promoted by charley-on-the-mta I just can’t get excited about attending a platform meeting.  Why?  Let me count the ways by examining the present platform: I’ll start at the preamble We want...
Clueless in Boston , Apr. 18, 2017 - 9:47 pm
Swan Boats returned to the Public Garden this weekend.
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 18, 2017 - 12:05 pm
Statement from my Rep., Sean Garballey: For those of us lucky enough to have called Senator Ken Donnelly a friend, this has been a sad time. Ken put everyone else first – as a fireman, a legislator, and a husband, father,...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 18, 2017 - 8:21 am
Trump support corresponds to need for economic development. Hmmm ... - promoted by charley-on-the-mta By Lee Harrison and Lisa Moscynski, Co-Chairs, Rural Issues Subcommittee of the Massachusetts Democratic Party If...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 18, 2017 - 7:13 am
Amazing -- and not in a good way. "Is Boston [MA] racist?" Huh. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta The Globe had a surprisingly in depth piece looking at the racial divides that still persist in the Greater Boston Housing...
Boston Biker , Apr. 17, 2017 - 9:55 am
Ride with us to tell the City of Boston it’s time to Make Way for (protected) Bike Lanes! Join us Sunday, April 23rd for a bike ride around (& around & around…) the Boston...
Boston Biker , Apr. 17, 2017 - 9:53 am
Ride for social change on June 4th! Less than 2 months remain before our 30th Annual Bike-A-Thon! We are working hard to make this event better than ever, and hope that YOU will be...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 17, 2017 - 7:37 am
This would seem to be ... An open thread. If your thoughts run more than 140 characters, this is your place. [This post is actually by JimC -- technical glitch is preventing that from showing ...] - promoted by charley-on...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 14, 2017 - 7:03 am
I was thinking about this since my last MBTA screed. Joan Vennochi beats me to the punch, using the poll showing Baker’s, uh, formidable popularity as a jumping-off point to show the underside of inequality: Does...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 12, 2017 - 8:44 pm
2017 Town Meeting to start April 24 UPDATED, April 12: Gil Irizarry, a Precinct 18 meeting member, told the Arlington Email List April 9 that he is organizing a meeting for precincts 16, 18 and 20 for anyone who wants to...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 12, 2017 - 4:37 pm
Exterior work as a well as a decision to replace all windows in the former Gibbs School has driven expected costs for the renovation $2 million higher than the amount voters approved last June. "The original cost...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 12, 2017 - 2:14 pm
Artist's sketch of suspect. A 36-year-old Brighton man originally from Zimbabwe faces charges in a Wayland robbery, but he may be the "Incognito Bandit," involved in 16 bank heists, including one in Arlington. Albert...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 12, 2017 - 11:28 am
Let this not go unnoticed: House leaders unveiled a $40.3 billion state budget Monday that significantly tempered two controversial plans by Governor Charlie Baker to tackle the cost of health care. Lawmakers slashed his...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 12, 2017 - 9:34 am
Thanks ProgressiveMass -- - promoted by charley-on-the-mta As progressives across the Commonwealth are looking to get more engaged in politics at the state level, a new resource from Progressive Massachusetts (...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 12, 2017 - 8:58 am
Wise. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta One problem with the way that corporations treat citizens (as employees or customers) is that when there is a snafu, the corporation says what it will do and the citizen can only...
Media Nation , Apr. 12, 2017 - 8:55 am
Photo via Michael Itzkoff There’s a school of thought that the harsh criticism of White House spokesman Sean Spicer over his bizarre statement about Hitler never gassing his own people has been overblown. According to...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 12, 2017 - 8:28 am
Exactly - promoted by charley-on-the-mta Target Increased Military Spending at the Enemy On April 6, 2017 the Huffington Post published my piece arguing that if we’re going to increase defense spending, we should target...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 12, 2017 - 7:00 am
The School Committee's reorgnizational meeting is set for 6:15 p.m. Thursday, April 13, and the regular meeting at 6:30 in the School Committee Room, sixth floor, Arlington High School. Agenda (some items link to supporting...
Media Nation , Apr. 12, 2017 - 6:39 am
Few reporters have ever had the kind of year that David Fahrenthold experienced in 2016. From exposing the Trump Foundation’s bogus and illegal practices to unearthing a tape on which then-candidate Donald Trump could be...
Suldog , Apr. 12, 2017 - 12:13 am
Not to bum you out, but you realize taxes are due soon, right? [photo found at the IRS website, which is quite useful]I can honestly say I'm not bummed out at all. This is because our taxes are already done AND we're...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 11, 2017 - 4:18 pm
Finegold Alexander Architects' sketch envisioning how the entry to the renovated former Gibbs School will look. It's not the walls themselves, but what happens within them that truly defines a school. The most complex...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 10, 2017 - 3:48 pm
Calling all restaurants and food vendors: Serve, sell, sample and promote to thousands of potential customers at the 19th annual Feast of the East street festival, set for Saturday, June 17, from noon to 4 p.m. Every year...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 10, 2017 - 2:13 pm
Meanwhile...Eric Trump contends that the U.S. airstrike on Syria last week proves not only that his dad is "presidential," but also that he's not connected to Putin in any way. - promoted by hesterprynne Agent-...
Blue Mass. Group , Apr. 10, 2017 - 12:01 pm
promoted by hesterprynne Come celebrate the launch of Climate XChange‘s second Carbon Pricing Awareness Tesla Raffle. There will be have music, drinks, great conversation, and most exciting of all, they’ll...