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No Bluff

When the Boston Globe endorsed the Wynn-Everett casino proposal the day before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission began its deliberations on the Boston-area license, the newspaper dismissed the likelihood that Suffolk Downs would close unless Mohegan Sun was the winner: According to the track, it will end racing if the casino does not open. But the […]

5 Reasons to Play the Dave & Buster's IPO

Aram Boghosian/The Boston Globe/Getty Images The next hot restaurant initial public offering could be a company that wouldn't mind playing games with you. Dave & Buster's -- the chain of gargantuan restaurants with enclosed arcades and game rooms -- filed to go public earlier this month. Show More Summary

Mark Ruffalo Embeds at the Boston Globe

Ha ha. Check out the tail end of the first few sentences of this Boston Globe item written by the tandem of Michael Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein: Actor Mark Ruffalo was at the Globe on Monday to do research for his new movie Spotlight,...Show More Summary

5 Best Blogs & Tweets [Of Today]: Why Are There Still So Few Quality Voc-Ed Programs?

MA vocational schools unable to educate enough - The Boston Globe In face of broad vendor claims, some districts rate#commoncore materials for quality Eduwonk also questions @libbyanelson's Vox critique of HSShow More Summary

Ellen Clegg replaces Peter Canellos at The Boston Globe

Boston Globe editorial-page editor Peter Canellos, a former metro editor and Washington bureau chief for the paper, is leaving. According to a press release issued earlier today, Canellos will depart after 26 years at the Globe. He is also an alumnus of The Boston Phoenix. Canellos will be replaced on an interim basis by Ellen Clegg, a former […]

Editorial page editor Peter Canellos leaves Boston Globe

Peter Canellos is leaving his position as Boston Globe Editorial page Editor, the Globe says in a press release. Ellen Clegg, who currently serves as the paper’s executive director of communications, will be interim editor of the page. Clegg...Show More Summary

Boston Globe launches a coffee website

Double Shot, the Boston Globe’s new all-things-java site, launched this morning with stories about presidents and coffee; Michael Dukakis’s caffeine routine; a British coffee chain’s Boston arrival; a coffee cake recipe; and more. Matt Viser, who edits the site, tells Romenesko readers: “The idea really emerged out of a story I did earlier this year … Read More

Patriots' Bill Belichick Earns 200th Career Regular-Season Victory

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick earned his 200th career regular-season victory with Sunday's 30-7 triumph over the Minnesota Vikings, per Ben Volin of The Boston Globe. Following a disappointing season-opening loss toShow More Summary

NFL Crapshoot, Week 2: San Diego Chargers a Dangerous Test for Seattle Seahawks

Overreaction to Week 1 has become a self-aware pastime that is acknowledged by members of the general media. Here’s the Sean Leahy of the Boston Globe telling you not to overreact to Week 1. Here’s Chris Chase of USA Today telling you not to overreact to Week 1. Show More Summary

The church, the Globe and cognitive dissonance

For those of us with long memories, the scene at Boston College on Thursday created enough cognitive dissonance to induce vertigo. Some two decades ago Cardinal Bernard Law invoked the wrath of God in denouncing The Boston Globe for its coverage of the pedophile-priest scandal. “We call down God’s power on the media, particularly the Globe,” Law told a crowd. […]

3 Dead Infants Found in Squalid Mass. Home

The bodies of three infants were found in a now-condemned, vermin-infested Massachusetts home yesterday, two weeks after the state removed four children from the place, the Boston Globe reports. "We do not have the genders of the infants yet, we don't have the manner and cause of death," District Attorney...

David Filipov pays tribute to his late father

On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, here is your must-read remembrance: Boston Globe reporter David Filipov’s series of tweets about his father, Al, who was killed on that day. It begins here. This story begins where it ends: at Boston's Logan Airport, where 13 years ago today Al Filipov boarded flight […]

"Airbnb of Education" Funds Keggers Across America

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Selling lecture notes for beer money keeps getting easier. According to The Boston Globe, publishing company Cengage Learning has partnered with Flashnotes to create he "Airbnb of education," an online bazaar for college students to buy...Show More Summary

Tom Brady Wire: Tom and Gisele's New Chateau is Coming Along Nicely

Photo via Boston Globe Mere months after putting the finishing touches on their $20M "chateau" in Southern California, offering it up to high praise from Architectural Digest, and selling it to Dr. Dre for a whopping $40M, Patriots QB Tom... hires a top editor, the venerable free website started by The Boston Globe in the mid-1990s, relaunched earlier this year with a new design and a difficult task: to find an audience without any Globe content, which was moved lock, stock and barrel behind the paywall (with fairly generous sharing options). The site also launched without a […]

Wednesday Morning Open Thread: Northeastern Race Results

Okay, more self-indulgence. Martha Coakley will be the Democratic nominee for Massachusetts in November, and — surprise! — the Republican candidate will not be the Tea Party’s rep. EventheLiberal Boston Globe is rather more than halfway...Show More Summary

Boston Globe Launches Catholic-Themed News Site

The Globe is covering a new beat, and it’s not another Boston sports team. Nieman Lab’s Justin Ellis reported last week that the paper had launched a niche micro-site called “Crux,” focusing only on aspects of the Catholic faith, including...Show More Summary

A Sedimental Education

Heather Hoppe-Bruce wrote an op-ed essay in the Sunday Boston Globe about what might be unearthed in a new Boston harbor dredging project. Among the possibilities:HMS DianaOn May 28, 1775, during the Battle of Chelsea Creek, this schooner was abandoned, captured by provincial forces, then set ablaze and run aground. Show More Summary

Life in Boylston at Turn of the Nineteenth Century

I wanted to note an article from a regional edition of the Boston Globe last month, about a project at the Boylston Historical Society transcribing the diary of Simon Davis from 1796 to 1810.Most of the journal entries on specific dates record whimsical observations about the weather, as well as casual remarks about the writer’s moods and work. Show More Summary

Gwynne again

John McIntyre, "What to say to peevers", Ba9/3/2014: A recent article in the Boston Globe by Britt Peterson, "Why we love the language police," along with comments it has prompted on Facebook and other venues, shows that some people have become dangerously overstimulated by the publication of N.M. Gwynne's Gwynne's Grammar. I think I can speak for […]

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