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Boston Bikers Rejoice: We Don’t Ride in New York!

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Boston Bikers Rejoice: We Don’t Ride in New York!

In all my years of riding bikes, I have never once been body-checked to the ground by a police officer. For this, I am thankful, not only because of the resultant dearth of injuries, but also because it shows a level of respect toward bikers from the Boston police force that, unfortunately, is not true […]

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Get in the Samhain Spirit: Six Ghastly Halloween Happenings

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Get in the Samhain Spirit: Six Ghastly Halloween Happenings

Fiends, ghouls, and misfits, delight! Halloween is almost here; the spirit of Samhain hangs palpably in the, mingling with the ubiquitous scents of cider and crisp leaves. Though the holiday is far removed from its Celtic and Christian origins—celebrations of the autumn harvest (Celtic) and saints (Christian) having been replaced long ago by gluttonous candy […]

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Cyclists Take Over Boston’s Streets, if Only For the Weekend

Filed in Health & Fitness, Local Events, Things To Do by on September 26, 2009 0 Comments
Cyclists Take Over Boston’s Streets, if Only For the Weekend

This weekend, bikers are no longer an anomaly on Boston’s roads as the Boston Cycling Celebration takes over the streets with races, rides, and even some mayoral pedal pushing. The events officially kick off today, though with September’s Critical Mass fortuitously happening yesterday—the purposely street clogging ride to promote city cycling takes place on the […]

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