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This has been a good week for starchitects Renzo Piano and Frank Gehry, both of whom were resurrected in seemingly moribund development projects. Start with Piano, who designed the ill-fated Tommy’s Tower in 2007, the 1,000-foot-high skyscraper mayor Tom Menino wanted … Continue reading
A tale of two cities with longtime mayors on the exit ramp. Thursday’s Boston Herald Page One: The inside story on 20-year mayor Tom Menino heading for the door. Down the road in the Big Town, … Continue reading
From our Walt Whitman desk What will the Boston Herald do when Tom Menino vacates the corner office at City Hall? Probably a lot more of this: Inside, Menino sort of answers the question . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to … Continue reading
From our Late to the Party desk: This was actually written three days ago, but we misplaced it. Well the hardworking staff trundled down to the Ford Hall Forum last [Thursday] for The Menino Legacy: Down to the Wire and, … Continue reading
That’s right – debates with an s. Monday night there were two Boston mayoral shindigs: The Create the Vote forum at the Paramount Theater, and the NECN/Boston Herald/Suffolk throwdown at the (almost) next-door Modern Theatre. The hardsitting staff endured almost … Continue reading
Several weeks ago the hardtalking staff did a segment on WBUR’s Radio Boston about the TV spots in the 1993 Boston mayoral race. That segment came about because we’ve still got a dozen VHS tapes of the ’93 ads, having … Continue reading
Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung filed a piece on Friday that sang the praises of Boston Mayor Tom Menino as Mr. Summer Jobs. Nut graf: Most major American cities abandoned their summer jobs programs after the federal funds that fueled … Continue reading
This is what the Boston Herald lives for. Our feisty local tabloid devotes nearly four full pages to the casino-industrial complex today . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.
The Boston Herald and the Boston Globe do casino-half-full/casino-half-empty in today’s editions. The Globe: The story itself gives a more detailed set of numbers . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.