Here in the city where Republican swift-boating was invented, we have good reason to wonder what's really at the heart of it. In 2004 when the character assassins went after John Kerry, I assumed their motivation was straight-up cynicism. Muddy him up so Bush will look better. But this new assault ... More >>
Is it possible to tell a good teacher from a bad one?
Enterprising restaurants have found a new, cost-effective way of acknowledging their line cooks' contributions, according to an item posted this week on Inc. Magazine's blog. At restaurants from Los Angeles to Cambridge, Massachusetts, customers are given the option of buying the kitchen a r ... More >>
Perry the Pipe is not cheap date. Course, he is willing to give you a hand. We sure did have a lot of fun with ol' Perry the Pipe earlier this summer, when Mayor Tom declared June 1-7 "Cease the Grease" Week in the city. The city's Grease Abatement Program (band name alert!) is aimed at conducting " ... More >>
Fans who made it down to Hayden's recent performance on the June 14 might have noticed that the House of Bluesâ€™ Cambridge Room, the spot that housed Hayden's performance, is now called the Pontiac Garage.
Who's telling the truth about the Trinity toll road? You decide.
What was it the mayor said last week? Oh, yes: The truth shall set you free. Read to the end of Jim's column, where you will find nothing but the truth. On February 25, 2007, at the Fourth Annual Trinity Commons Foundation Membership Luncheon at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel, Mayor Laura Miller tells a ... More >>
The record industry crippled Napster with litigation. But has it made things worse for itself?
Vince Bell's been dead once, and he's got the record to prove it
At the Routh Street Women's Clinic, Charlotte Taft created a controversial feminist enclave and waged war with anti-abortion zealots. Then she questioned her movement's gospeland it all fell apart