I slip out the back, no richer than I was when I walked in, but no poorer either.
“I THINK WE DESERVE MORE THAN A WAREHOUSE BECAUSE WE ARE HUMAN BEINGS”
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.
ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER HURDLE TO ROXBURY GETTING THE $70 MILLION STEM SCHOOL IT WAS PROMISED
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.
CLEANING OUT OUR POST-ELECTION CLOSET
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
LETTERS: A RESPONSE TO “THE WORLD’S OLDEST OBSESSION”
A letter from the group Demand Abolition in response to last week's DigBoston feature story
OH SNAP THAT’S RIGHT – WE GOT EARNED SICK TIME TOO!
“When we were out collecting signatures, you’d run into people who’d be like, ‘I have earned sick time … doesn’t everybody?”
THIRD WHEELS ROLLING: THE ARC OF INDEPENDENT PARTY PROSPERITY IN MASS IS LONG, BUT IT BENDS TOWARD JUSTICE
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.
SPECIAL FEATURE: BOSTON’S STRANGE AND PROBLEMATIC NEW APPROACH TO CURBING PROSTITUTION (AND ADDRESSING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN)
The conflation of sex work and sex trafficking is common. It’s also troubling.
MASS HAS A NEW PARTY (AND NOT JUST THE ONE REPUBLICANS ARE THROWING RIGHT NOW)
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.
PICS AND MOMENTS: BOSTON MAYOR TOM MENINO’S FUNERAL PROCESSION
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.