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Yoon Rises From the Political Grave

Filed in Politics by on September 30, 2009 0 Comments
Yoon Rises From the Political Grave

Sam Yoon is not a zombie, but the man just refuses to die—politically speaking, of course. Despite Yoon’s poor showing in the mayoral preliminary election last week—he received 21 percent of the vote, finishing third—Yoon still refuses to give up his quest to unseat four-time incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino. So how will Yoon pull off […]

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The Yoonolution Will Be Voted On

Filed in Politics by on September 29, 2009 0 Comments
The Yoonolution Will Be Voted On

Originally, this post was titled ‘The Yoonolution Will Not Be Voted On’ but due to some groundbreaking news via Universal Hub, I’ve tweaked the title as Michael Flaherty announced Sam Yoon joined his ticket as the Deputy Mayor candidate. The strengths and weaknesses of Flaherty and Yoon complement each other and make for a very […]

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Menino to Face Flaherty in November General Election

Filed in Featured, Headline, Local News, Politics by on September 22, 2009 0 Comments
Menino to Face Flaherty in November General Election

It looks more and more like Mayor Thomas Menino is on his way to an unprecedented fifth term in office. With every precinct reporting, Menino placed first amid the four candidate field with 51 percent of the vote in his favor. His closest challenger, and the man he will now face in November’s general election, […]

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Yalking with Yoon: Boston Bloggers Talk with Sam Yoon

Filed in Featured, Headline, Politics by on September 9, 2009 5 Comments
Yalking with Yoon: Boston Bloggers Talk with Sam Yoon

Yesterday I sat down with Adam Gaffin of Universal Hub, Rick Sawyer and Kerry Skemp of Bostonist, and Mike Ball of Marry in Massachusetts to talk Boston politics with Sam Yoon, a Boston City Councillor and candidate for the Mayor’s Office. The event, touted as Beers with Bloggers, was held at Flash’s Cocktails on Stuart […]

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The Tale of The Trail

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Headline, Things To Do by on August 21, 2009 0 Comments
The Tale of The Trail

Millions walk Boston’s famous Freedom Trail every year without knowing the story behind the red line. It all started with a journalist who just wanted to make it easier for people to visit the historic sites the city offers. This truly shows the power of one idea! The journalist, Bill Schofield, realized that if he […]

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