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Boston Branch Libraries Worth Saving

Filed in Featured, Local News by on March 26, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Branch Libraries Worth Saving

Today the Globe did a write up on Boston’s Local Branch libraries and how some of them could be closed due to budget issues.  I had already been planning to do a post on this because as someone who grew up in the South End of Boston I can attest to the difference a local […]

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The Healthcare Overhaul: Its Impact, Its Supporters, And, Of Course, Scott Brown

Filed in Featured, Politics by on March 22, 2010 0 Comments
The Healthcare Overhaul: Its Impact, Its Supporters, And, Of Course, Scott Brown

After a year of tumultuous debate, Congress finally passed a broad overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system late last night. While there are some loose ends left untied—compromises made in the House version of the bill must still be approved by the Senate—the bulk of the legislation needs only President Obama’s signature to become law. […]

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More Tough Guy Posturing at the TD Garden

Filed in Featured, Sports by on March 19, 2010 0 Comments
More Tough Guy Posturing at the TD Garden

I am a vengeful man. I harbor grudges long past their relevance. I practically wring my hands at all the ruing my enemies will do when they get their comeuppance, for, you know, whatever it was they did. Yet even I’m having a hard time feeling good about the Bruins score-settling with the Pittsburgh Penguins. […]

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Wander No-Mah: Garciaparra Signs, Retires with Red Sox

Filed in Featured, Sports by on March 11, 2010 0 Comments
Wander No-Mah: Garciaparra Signs, Retires with Red Sox

After five and a half years away from Boston, Nomar Garciaparra, returned to the Red Sox yesterday, if only for a few hours. The legendary shortstop, whose first name (pronounced, affectionately, No-mah) was once synonymous with Boston baseball, announced his retirement shortly after signing a minor league contract with the Red Sox. In a jovial […]

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Is Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar Already Open?

Filed in Featured, Sports by on March 10, 2010 0 Comments
Is Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar Already Open?

Did you know that Jerry Remy was planning to open a restaurant?  I was clueless until I drove past it earlier this week when I was bringing my son to a pediatric appointment in the Longwood Medical area. They are still putting together the last finishing touches to it.  There were still contractors working on […]

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Tom Hanks Visits Boston’s JFK Library

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured by on March 5, 2010 0 Comments
Tom Hanks Visits Boston’s JFK Library

Tom Hanks premiered his latest documentary type film on World War II at the JFK Library in Dorchester.  Tom Hanks mentioned in one of the interviews that I saw that one of the reasons they chose the premiere of his latest HBO miniseries “The Pacific” was John F. Kennedy’s war experience.  The premiere brought out […]

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Boston’s Restaurant Week, The Cure to the Winter Blues?

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining by on March 1, 2010 2 Comments
Boston’s Restaurant Week, The Cure to the Winter Blues?

Or is it the Cure for the Summer Blues?  Please read the update for August 2010 Restaurant Week Options at the bottom of this year’s original Boston Restaurant Week post. March is here and spring is finally in sight.  Boston’s Restaurant Week takes place this month and has been billed by some as the cure […]

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It’s A Woman’s World: The Massachusetts Conference For Women

It’s A Woman’s World: The Massachusetts Conference For Women

This year, over 5000 women are expected to attend the 5th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women. Held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the event offers women a chance to network with people in every field, listen to dynamic speakers ranging from financial whiz Suze Orman to Massachusetts First Lady Diane Patrick, and to […]

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But How Will They Wear The Rings?

Filed in Featured, Headline, Sports by on November 9, 2009 1 Comment
But How Will They Wear The Rings?

Derek Jeter has a fist fulla rings.So too do Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, and Andy Pettite. Once again: each man, to himself, has a full hand-worth of rings. World Series rings. To put that in perspective, each player has won as many championships as all but five franchises—Cardinals, Dodgers, Athletics, Red Sox, and, of course, […]

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Simmons College’s Proposal to Cut Courses Proves Unpopular

Simmons College’s Proposal to Cut Courses Proves Unpopular

The opportunity to attend smaller classes where students aren’t just numbers in an arena is one of the most appealing aspects of attending a college, rather than a major university. But as the recession continues, the effects are devastating the smaller academic institutions that focus on providing students with a low teacher to student ratio. […]

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