I slip out the back, no richer than I was when I walked in, but no poorer either.
Earlier this year, DigBoston contributor Bill Hayduke visited the homeless shelter on Long Island for two nights in writing a feature about life there that continues to find thousands of new readers in Boston and beyond on a weekly basis. Since the reception has been so strong, we have asked him to continue following the story as the shelter has been closed, and as hundreds scramble for a warm place to stay this winter.
The Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) and the city are already on board; wrecking balls are looming. None of which, however, stopped opponents from heaving a Hail Mary.
Cute dogs go viral for a change, John Oliver smacks state legislatures, Breitbart is dead but still incredibly dumb, and the Facebook movie is a lie
A letter from the group Demand Abolition in response to last week's DigBoston feature story
“When we were out collecting signatures, you’d run into people who’d be like, ‘I have earned sick time … doesn’t everybody?”
Whether you participated or not, the good news is that there may be a chance of douching the State House free of at least some poisonous elements.
The conflation of sex work and sex trafficking is common. It’s also troubling.
I didn't hang at Evan Falchuk's campaign office on Tremont Street past midnight just for kicks this morning. Nor was I only there for the beer, much of which was being sipped and spilled in celebration.
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.