A lot of the faces and signs from yesterday’s rally—planned by the group Hand Delivered Hope—tell an important part of the story … Continue reading
THERE’S A GOOD CHANCE YOUR LEAST FAVORITE SLUMLORD GOT HIS ASS KICKED BY THE BOSTON CITY COUNCIL YESTERDAY
Given the opportunity to publicly address the grievances leveled against him, City Realty Co-Owner Steve Whalen stood at the microphone, pulled his pants down, and covered the entire chamber in a diarrhea tsunami. Continue reading
Now that you know your protections, here’s how to get the most out of your new neighborhood.
Transit officials put their monument of bourgeois excess to good use. They brought in couches. There was a beer and wine vendor, plus giant A-frames for people to graffiti with suggestions. In the words of former Boston City Councilor Mike Ross, who hosted the festivities with the joking swagger of his roastmaster surnamesake Jeffrey, it was “probably the first time most of those present drank legally in an MBTA station.” Continue reading
What we need is a social networking site for apartments; a way for people to be like: “I like cats, you like pizza, we will probably get along as roommates, so, let’s cohabitate. Pizza cats 4 lyf,” without having to sort through the Craigslist scams. I’m sure that even if we got this, it would turn into all scams within a few months anyway. Continue reading