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Boston’s Whitey Bulger Finally Arrested

Filed in Local News by on June 24, 2011 1 Comment
Boston’s Whitey Bulger Finally Arrested

Anyone who has lived in Boston for an extended period of time has long observed the mystery and the lore surrounding the infamous Whitey Bulger.  The lore was so entrenched that for the most part no one ever thought he would be arrested.  Finally  the FBI announced that their new strategy for focusing on Catherine […]

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South Boston’s Castle Island – More Than a Fort

Filed in Things To Do, Tourism by on June 2, 2010 0 Comments
South Boston’s Castle Island – More Than a Fort

South Boston’s Fort Independence is a great attraction for those visiting Boston but Castle Island is much more than the fort.  Since I was a child Castle Island has been a great place to go and reflect on life looking out onto the ocean. It is also great for catching a glimpse of airplanes as […]

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Castle Island, Despite Being Castle-less, is Still Amazing

Filed in Things To Do by on March 20, 2010 0 Comments
Castle Island, Despite Being Castle-less, is Still Amazing

For a moment today, I was determined to swim in Dorchester Bay. After a long bike ride from Allston in the seventy-degree heat, the bay was absolutely alluring, glistening in the late afternoon sun. Short, deep blue waves rippled toward the shore and, my T-shirt soaked through in back with sweat, I was tempted to […]

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Soggy Saint Patrick’s Parade Marches on in the Rain

Filed in Local News by on March 15, 2010 0 Comments
Soggy Saint Patrick’s Parade Marches on in the Rain

So much for the luck of the Irish. Despite torrential rain and 30 mile per hour gusting winds, Boston’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade stepped off right on schedule yesterday afternoon. And while all the moisture is sure to nourish some festive green back into the city, yesterday’s pervasive gray only made for a dour parade […]

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