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
Every so often, we get the chance to bend the ear of one of our politicians. You know, the people who make all the rules we have to follow. She is our State Senator for the Suffolk District, which includes Boston neighborhoods like the Back Bay, Jamaica Plain and Mattapan, amongst others.