When I heard that Jamie died in 2009 soon after his 31st birthday, I did that thing you do when you can’t process the pain of that kind of loss.
It represents the ugly canard that Peter Faneuil was somehow a patriot.
A crowd gathered outside of Faneuil Hall, the evening before the holiday, to pay tribute to the civil rights activist.
It is incredible that city leaders have not recognized the offense of whitewashing the deeds of Faneuil.
“If I had a dime for every meal or cup of coffee I’ve generated in the North End, I’d have a boat by now.”
A rare great eat inside of Faneuil Hall
The Salty Dog is any indicator, could be just the beginning in a series of changes to polish over the past, remove the present, and make way for the internationally chain-flavored future.
Walking into TownPool, the new Faneuil Hall emporium of antique house goods and Massachusetts-by-way-of-Colorado-style clothing, is a bit like walking into the coolest independent found-objects store in a former greenhouse that you’ve ever seen. One that exists in stark contrast with the suburban ...
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.
Sometimes you just have to suspend the fantasy that we live in a Utopian democracy, and bow to the king. Even if that king felt passionately that every individual should play a special role in their community.
Yesterday was such a time. Everyone who flocked to Faneuil Hall for the memorial service ...