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PICS AND MOMENTS: BOSTON MAYOR TOM MENINO’S FUNERAL PROCESSION

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The day after thousands waited in the snow and cold for one last glimpse of Mayor Tom Menino, many more returned to Faneuil Hall for his Hizzonner’s final send-off. As the media waited for the casket to be carried out, Bostonians scrambled for the few “Thank You Mayor Menino” signs available and rapped with dozens of police getting the route ready. Continue reading

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INSULT TO INJURY: THE HARASSMENT OF MARATHON BOMBING VICTIM JOANNA LEIGH

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“I just saw these badges being flashed … My dog was barking like crazy. The guy immediately wedges his elbow and his foot in my door and says, ‘Let us in. We just need 10 minutes of your time. We want to talk to you about the bombing. You’re a victim of the bombing?’” Continue reading

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BOSTON TROLLING (PART I): YOU PARTIED HARD AT BOSTON CALLING AND THERE’S FACIAL RECOGNITION DATA TO PROVE IT

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Boston Calling attendees didn’t know they were all unwitting test subjects for a sophisticated new event monitoring platform. We’re not talking about old school black and white surveillance cameras. More like technology that analyzes every passerby for height, clothing, and skin color. Continue reading

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DEAR READER: SKIING + MENINO TRIBUTES = MAKES SENSE

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Our tribute to outgoing Mayor Thomas M. Menino, and our first of two guides to winter sports for the season. Continue reading