Has the city’s complicated, problematic, and historically corrupt liquor licensing process guaranteed that Boston will never have a normal or equitable social life? Could lifting the cap on the number of licenses fix it?
Boston’s liquor licensing quota was born out of elitism and has fostered a poisonous disparity over the past century. Can lifting the cap break the cycle?
For people who are just starting in the Commonwealth, unlicensed frequencies offer programming that can’t be found elsewhere on the dial.
I was probably nine years old, covered in trash, because back then we played in the dump behind my apartment complex.
The Hub’s nightlife-less squares, at least for the time being, will remain as boozeless as they’ve been for decades.
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 ...
With news that Tom Menino passed this morning, Charlie Baker now has a reason to cry, as do millions of Massachusetts residents who the longest-serving mayor in Boston history impacted through the years.
But days before historians revealed the big find / They asked how we’ll be recalled by mankind