Downtown View: Buried Under Cardboard

It’s Christmas week. For many, it is hectic, so you might not read this column until Christmas Day is over and you’re dealing with...

Downtown View: No Room at the Inn That is Boston

What about that royal baby? I’m sure I speak for all of downtown Boston when I say we’re over the moon with joy. I’m...

Opinion: Greenway Conservancy … Leadership ‘Adjustment’

It is but one opinion, that of René Loth’s mid-summer Boston Globe article, “Public space, public cash” (Opinion Page, Globe, Saturday, August 4, 2012),...

Letters From Longtime North End Residents Lament Noise and Quality of Life Problems

As the Boston City Council prepares to vote this week on the Nuisance Control Ordinance, the following series of letters were gathered from longtime...

Downtown View: Good Gardens

We’ve got an old bridge over the Fort Point Channel. It’s going to be decorated for the next few years with flowers in boxes....

Downtown View: Too Much Weirdness

Just when you think life in our fair city can’t get any weirder, you hear about something even more weird. According to a friend of...

Downtown View: Parking Lot Worries

I’m worried. It’s about a surface parking lot. It seems silly to worry about a parking lot, but that’s the way it is. Maybe...

Downtown View: More Sex Scandals, Please

After Hurricane Sandy, bruising presidential and senatorial campaigns that lasted far too long, and a continuing hospital watch over Mayor Menino, fatigued Bostonians needed...

Downtown View: Living Green

If you live in downtown Boston, you’re already living a green life. You probably walk more than you drive. About half of us don’t...

Letter in Response to Globe Editorial on Noise Ordinance

The following letter was sent to the Boston Globe in response to a November 5th editorial in the paper, Party ordinance would be harsh...

Downtown View: The Evidence of Daffodils

So I’m sitting in front of the fireplace on a rainy day listening on my husband’s iPad to Paul McCartney singing “Yesterday.” I’m reading...

Downtown View: Good Neighborhoods, Good Halloweens

Matt Conti alerted me to this. More about Matt later, but for now, consider what he found. Zillow.com is a real estate web site that...