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As summer officially kicks off this weekend, thousands upon thousands of people will be descending on our fair metropolis to get a glimpse of America's most history-drenched city.
Forget Paul Revere. This summer, treat yourself to a tour of Boston's worst in political corruption.
LAWRENCE ''HUGGY'' BERGMAN
| June 18, 2010
Your editorial, “Menino’s Promise,” about Mayor Menino’s inauguration, stated: “He must shelve his reservations about becoming more involved in private development.”
Letters to the Boston editor, January 15, 2010
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| January 15, 2010
Boston's political tribes checked their traditional hostilities at the door this week when they trooped into Faneuil Hall for the inauguration of Mayor Thomas Menino, who took the oath to serve an unprecedented fifth term.
Realizing his pledge of flexibility is the key to Boston's future success
| January 08, 2010
Battle of the Bulger
Earlier this fall, with almost no fanfare, Beverly-based Commonwealth Editions published a new biography of Boston's archetypal politician — James Michael Curley: A Short Biography with Personal Reminiscences — written by former Massachusetts Senate pr
Former Mass. Sen. Pres. William Bulger defends James Michael Curley's legacy — and his own
| December 18, 2009
Barring supernatural intervention next Tuesday, incumbent Thomas Menino is expected to top the ticket in Boston's four-candidate mayoral preliminary. The final vote will take place November 3.
It is time for Boston to debate its future
| September 18, 2009
Where everybody knows its name
In describing the changes that have shaped the South End since Jeremiah J. Foley poured his first glass of whiskey there one century ago this month, one need not look far for metaphors.
J.J. Foley's Celebrates its 100th
| September 11, 2009
Yoon or Flaherty
Boston voters will go to the polls in less than seven weeks to choose two candidates, out of the four now running, to face off against each other in November's mayoral election.
Who will win the chance to challenge Menino?
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| August 14, 2009
Silence of the Sam
A seemingly simple attempt to provide Bostonians a small measure of good-government reform ran aground this past week.
Want to know what your city council does? Sorry, they can't tell you.
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| December 23, 2008
Campaign spying is an old, old game
This article originally appeared in the May 22, 1973 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
MARTIN LOMANSEY JR.
| May 22, 2008
This article originally appeared in the February 22, 1983 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
The growing clout of the Hispanic community
| February 22, 2008
Vincent Albert Cianci — called Buddy by friends and foes — is back.
A candid conversation
| September 24, 2007
Visiting Dublin recently, I was dismayed by a telling bit of sartorial sociology: Yankees caps outnumbered Red Sox caps by about 10 to one.
Whither the Boston Irish?
| March 14, 2007
The lastest days of the Littlest Bar
The Littlest Bar sits slightly below ground at 47 Province Street, near the Granary Burying Ground and Old City Hall.
Four hundred square feet of history, camaraderie, and booze marches to its end
| January 29, 2006
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