Look! ☞ Amazing map of the US drawn as if all states were renamed ‘Massachusetts’ & capitals ‘Boston’ pic.twitter.com/CT0szJvHjA— Bostonography (@bostonography) February 26, 2014
This wonderfully researched and well-written history, explores the making of Boston by focusing on the social and environmental factors that shaped the city, its human ecology. There are five sections of the book:
Author: Andrew Mayne
Title: The Monster in the Mist
Publication Info: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
I got this eBook as a special deal for Kindle on Amazon, not knowing much about it other than it was a mystery set in Boston…
Marissa Nadler is a singer-songwriter from Boston, but I’d not heard of her before now. In fact, “Dying Breed” is not a new song, but one she released back in 2007. Luckily, German DJ Stefan Biniak is more up to date on Boston artists and has added the…
Beer: The Long Thaw White IPA
Brewer: Harpoon Brewery
Source: 12 oz bottle
Rating: *** (7 of 10)
Comments: Pours out cloudy blonde with a medium head. The scent is grassy with hints of citrus. The taste of this beer is earthy followed by a hop explosion.…
Benedict Cumberbatch eat your heart out. #bostonsnow
Write a Letter to Help Fix Cambridge Street @FixCambridgeStr @MassDOT @bostonbikeunion @StreetsBoston @WalkBoston
JAMAICA PLAIN There’s nothing ordinary about Jamaica Plain, or JP as it’s called, a dynamic Boston neighborhood located southwest of downtown. The commercial district, along Centre and South streets, reflects Jamaica Plainâs eclectic community of artists, writers, musicians, activists, young families, and indie-business owners. Fine dining and casual restaurants serve foods of Cuba, Scotland, India, Lebanon, Cambodia, Japan, and other international fare. Boutiques sell everything from kitchen gadgets to funky vintage attire to one-of-a-kind artisan crafts.
My home. The last sentence reads: “It’s challenging to experience all that Jamaica Plain has to offer in one visit or even two. It’s a neighborhood made to return to again and again.” I’ve lived here for nearly 7 years and haven’t been to all the places mentioned.
Budget Cuts for Boston Public Schools? #bospoli @BostonSchools @marty_walsh
Last night at the Parent Council at my son’s elementary school in Jamaica Plain, it was announced the Boston Public Schools are requesting that schools prepare for drastic budget cuts. It’s been reported that these cuts will be for as much as 20% of the…
Cambridge Street Overpass Public Hearing (via LivableStreets)
TONIGHT: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 6:00pm @Jackson Mann Community Center,
500 Cambridge Street, Allston
RSVP & discuss the project at https://www.facebook.com/events/1446934668862883/
Join the “Allston Footbridge” group to learn more: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AllstonFootbridge/
Follow “Fix Cambridge St” on Twitter at https://twitter.com/fixcambridgestr
For more information from MassDOT:
I previously wrote on this topic back in July.
2013 Year in Review: Memorable Events
I started a tradition back in 1996 of making a list of the most memorable events of the year. My…
- Zen Koans with Pippa Sif (after changing her bandage)LP:How does your finger feel?P:It still hurts. But it will only hurt as long as it is hurting. When it stops hurting? Then it won't hurt anymore.... ...
- An Act of Fundamental Madness
Here we are then. 241 Doctor Who stories, from worst to best.
The Celestial Toymaker
The Twin Dilemma