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Boston City Hall Plaza Gets Some National Love

Much-maligned Boston City Hall Plaza has been getting some good press lately, especially in the Boston Globe, for efforts to spruce/lively it up. And now Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s relentless red-brick-revival is garnering national recognition, via the Wall Street Journal’s Jon Kamp. … Continue reading

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Hey, Marty Walsh: Hire THIS Guy to Fix City Hall Plaza

Since roughly 1969, one question has vexed every Boston mayor: What the hell to do with City Hall Plaza? And the answer that has routinely come back: Damned if we know. Regardless, the latest chapter of this ongoing saga is unfolding at … Continue reading

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Wait! A City Hall Plaza Redesign! (Exhibit Chumpteen)

From our Late to the Renovation Party desk Here we go again. In his State of the City address on Tuesday, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh promised to “reimagine City Hall Plaza as the thriving, healthy, innovative space that it should … Continue reading

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Boston City Hall Plaza Redesign, Part Umpteen (II)

We’ve gone over this before, yes? Regardless, here’s another proposal for transforming Boston’s City Hall Plaza, via Wednesday’s Boston Globe: The transformation of Boston’s City Hall Plaza is supposed to take shape before you even know it’s happening. Next year, … Continue reading

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Boston City Hall Plaza Redesign, Part Umpteen

From Wednesday’s Boston Globe: Designers hope to grow a greener City Hall Plaza Imagine a City Hall Plaza with lush green trees and ample shade, a place where downtown office workers could enjoy their lunches in the fresh air, where … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (City Hall Plaza Edition)

In Thursday’s Boston Herald (and not in Thursday’s Boston Globe): Hub planners envision more vibrant City Hall Boston’s Government Center Plaza, reviled as an eyesore for decades, could be transformed into an oasis where skaters could frolic, cosmopolitan strollers could … Continue reading

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Boston: The City That Never Works

Exhibit A: The endless proposals for a Boston City Hall Plaza Redesign. Exhibit B: Boston’s non-existent Bike Share program. Exhibit C: Boston’s non-existent Tommy’s Tower. Exhibit Umpteen: Boston’s Food Truck Challenge. From Saturday’s Boston Globe: Food trucks in Boston get … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Convoluted Sentence o’ the Day™

Lede of Tuesday’s Boston Globe editorial headlined, “World Cup: Boston shows its international face.” [Can the hardworking staff take just a moment – or two minutes – to bemoan the interminable load time of the online Boston Globe? Thank you.] … Continue reading

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Zander’s Theater

The hardworking staff (and the Missus) walked by the Copley Plaza Saturday evening and encountered maybe two dozen protesters holding signs that said “Reinstate Zander.” That would be Benjamin Zander, late of the New England Conservancy Conservatory, which cashiered him after … Continue reading

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