Considering Real Estate Value on the Waterfront

An interesting topic came up with a recent buyer of mine purchasing on the Waterfront. She asked me, "Why are the prices always dropping...

Downtown View: City Gardening Opportunities Everywhere

Spring is definitely here so downtown residents’ inclinations turn to gardening. Digging in dirt, planting flowers, doing a bit of pruning and scooping up...

Commentary by Concerned Abutter of Pizzeria Regina

The following commentary relates to a pending application by Regina Pizzeria, 11 1/2 Thacher St., to add "cordials" to its existing malt and wine...

Downtown View: No Rest for Boston Voters

The Cape will suffer an economic downturn this summer. Fewer people can take a vacation. The reason: it seems that half the citizens of...

Downtown View: Different Worldviews About Guns

By now, you’ve probably heard of Arkansas State Representative Nate Bell who tweeted “I wonder how many Boston liberals spent the night cowering in...

Commentary: A Reflection For Boston

The electronic signs over the expressway and interstate this weekend flashed in sequence: “We are one Boston.” “Thank you to all.” We’ve had 9/11 when planes flew...

Downtown View: Resolve for a New Week

Whew. Last week is finally over. If you consider the guys who planted the bombs on Boylston Street, the Mississippian who sent ricin-laced letters to...

Downtown View: Introducing Victor Navarro

For the last three weeks this column has featured the three Democratic candidates for the 8th Suffolk District state representative seat Marty Walz left...

Downtown View: Introducing Nils Tracy

Three Democrats are running for state representative in the Eighth Suffolk District, which includes the Back Bay, the West End, most of Beacon Hill...

ABCD Center Layoff Hits Mary Romano (Commentary)

Mary Romano got laid off at ABCD in the North End last week. She has worked there tiredlessly for around 20 years or more. She...

Disgusting Sanitary Conditions on Cooper Street [Commentary]

Please look at these disgusting sanitary conditions on Cooper Street. Theses photos were taken on March 30, 2013 in front of 17 and 19...

Helicopter Hullabaloo

I understand compromises come with city life. But why does this helicopter hover over us often at sunrise, sometimes for at least ten minutes?...