Tag Archives: Tom Menino

It’s Good To Live In A Two-Town Daily (NY/Boston Outgoing Mayor Edition)

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

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Boston Herald’s BRAmpage, Part Three

The feisty local tabloid’s real-estate crusade continues today, with two full pages dedicated to ripping the lid off Mayor Tom Menino and his Boston Redevelopment Authority marionettes. Of special note is this whack at one BRA member in particular (if you guessed that he … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Miss Da Mayah Edition)

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

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Dead Blogging ‘The Menino Legacy’ At Ford Hall Forum

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

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Dead Blogging The Boston Mayoral Debates

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

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Twenty Years After: The 1993 Boston Mayoral Ads

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

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How Tom Menino Became Champion Of Boston Teen Summer Jobs

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

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Herald Doubles Down On Boston Casino Coverage

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.  

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Suffolk Downs Casino: Dailies Play The Numbers Game

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.

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Herald A Lively Index To The Globe (Mayoral Hopefuls’ Income Edition)

From our Compare and Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk Coincidentally (or not) both local dailies have salary surveys of the Boston mayoral candidates today, with – wait for it – mostly different numbers. Start with the Boston Herald: BIG BUCKS … Continue reading

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