Boston Companies Do the #IceBucketChallenge
Many Bostonians gathered with their workplaces and completed the Ice Bucket Challenge this month.
Rising Anti-semitism (Not Just vs. Israel) Renews My Boyhood
In a recent article in The Guardian, "Antisemitism on rise across Europe 'in worst times since the Nazis,'" Jon Henley quotes Yonathan Arfi of France's Jewish organization Crif, who "'utterly rejected' the view that the latest increase in antisemitic incidents was down to events in Gaza.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Opinion | Mike RossHonoring Bruce Bolling -
Many are named for obscure historical figures from the 19th century or earlier. Some choices are confounding.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Winder Fire Department supports New York firefighter battling leukemia
The Winder Fire Department recently joined the ranks of hundreds of other departments to give moral support to a New York firefighter who is battling a deadly disease.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Boston Took the Ice Bucket Challenge. Now it's Your Turn, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles
We said we'd do it, and we did. More than 200 Bostonians lined up in Copley Square and doused themselves with buckets of ice water in an effort to raise awareness - and money - for ALS research.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
What do you do when you're lost?
UH OH!Confusing New York State with New York City, and being desperate to get into the thick of the action, we'd ignored a fairly vital part of our instructions: get off at Stamford.
The Village Voice
Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Opening
For many years, the only decent fresh fish you could find in North Brooklyn was the live carp swimming in shallow tanks around Christmastime in the historically Polish community.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
This Week in Fiction: Paul Theroux
Your story in this week's issue, " Action ," is set in Boston in the late fifties.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Ailing Firefighter Gets 340 T-shirts from Comrades
A Buffalo-area volunteer firefighter battling leukemia won't have to buy T-shirts any time soon.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Ailing firefighter gets 340 T-shirts from comrades
TV reports that Dave Blank of the North Boston Volunteer Fire Company was at Buffalo's Roswell Park Cancer Center earlier this month when he told a nurse he wanted to wear T-Shirts from other firefighter organizations to help him get through his chemotherapy treatments.