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Residents Sue Over a Racket at The Ritz

Residents sue over a racket at the Ritz

Valter Mucaj shouted union slogans outside the Ritz-Carlton Boston. Outside the Ritz-Carlton Boston, the drumming starts around 7 in the morning — every day. A block from Boston Common, just around the corner from the Boston Opera House, striking employees of the Ritz-Carlton’s parent company, Marriott, march in an oval, chanting and beating on orange buckets with drumsticks. It’s often only a couple of dozen people but in the grand tradition of public protest, they’re making an unholy racket: Anything to make sure their message is heard. It might be working a little too well. Residents of the swanky […]

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El Mundo Boston’s Latino 30 Under 30

El Mundo Boston’s Latino 30 Under 30

When: 10:00p Where: Royale Boston 279 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116 Admission: $20.00 On November 10th, eyes from across the country will once again be on Royale Boston for the Latino 30 under 30 celebration. The night will honor our Latino 30 under 30 list with the best party of the year in Boston. This isn’t your typical awards ceremony. The night is about our winners and the growing influence of Boston’s young Latino community. This means no boring acceptance speeches and more time for networking, celebrating and yes, dancing.

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We Need Your Help!

We Need Your Help!

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Melanie A. (Advocate Member, 1 year)

Boston Reivew is an important voice in today’s climate. I became a member because that voice deserves to be protected, supported and shared with others.
Melanie A. (Advocate Member, 1 year)

Boston Review needs your help to reach our 2018 fundraising goal. Dear Reader, The open, robust exchange of ideas is fundamental to a well-functioning democracy. Yet, in our current moment, constructive, thoughtful voices are especially hard to hear. For over forty years, Boston Review has been dedicated to amplifying those voices and to cultivating a public space (online and in print) for addressing tough questions about race, inequality, and the prospects of democratic politics. In 2018 so far, our editors have curated more than 150 articles from award-winning writers, great scholars, and up-and-coming voices. Among our most-widely read pieces […]

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146 Years Ago Friday: Great Boston Fire of 1872 Tore Through Downtown

146 years ago Friday: Great Boston Fire of 1872 tore through downtown

An area of Boston destroyed by the fire. Exactly 146 years ago Friday, the Great Boston Fire of 1872, the most costly fire per acre in recorded history, ripped through the streets of downtown Boston, , The Boston Fire Department said in a Friday morning tweet , “Despite the devastation from what is known as ‘The Great Boston Fire of 1872’ only 13 people died including 2 Boston Firefighters.” A front-page article on the Nov. 11, 1872 edition of the Boston Daily Globe described the intense blaze. “Whole blocks were literally mowed down by the flames like wheat before […]

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Two-Alarm Fire Damages Dorchester Building

Two-alarm fire damages Dorchester building

Boston firefighters dropped an air conditioner from a porch. A two-alarm fire damaged a two-and-a-half-story home in Dorchester Friday afternoon, displacing three residents, according to Boston Fire Department. On Twitter, the department said firefighters responded to 18 Victoria St. shortly before 3:45 p.m. There was heavy fire showing on arrival, according to Boston fire. By 4:20 p.m., the blaze had been knocked down and all residents were safely evacuated, according to the department. No injuries were reported and the department estimated the fire caused $500,000 worth of damage. An investigation into the cause is ongoing. Danny McDonald can be […]

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17-Year-Old Airlifted to Boston Hospital After Crashing ATV

17-year-old airlifted to Boston hospital after crashing ATV

SANDOWN, N.H. — A 17-year-old was airlifted to a Boston hospital Friday after crashing an all-terrain vehicle on a trail in Sandown, officials said. Fish and Game said the teen hit a tree head-on after losing control of the ATV on the Rockingham Recreational Rail Trail about 4 p.m. Two people riding alongside him called for help, and he was taken by helicopter to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with serious injuries, Fish and Game said in a press release. The teen was wearing a helmet, and officials said it appears that inattention led to the crash.

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Man wins $100,000 Lottery Prize by Picking Red Sox Jersey Numbers

Man wins $100,000 lottery prize by picking Red Sox jersey numbers

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox. The lottery said in a statement that 84-year-old Jim Aylward Jr., of Templeton, won the prize in Monday’s Mass Cash drawing using the numbers 11-16-19-22-25. He claimed his prize Wednesday. Those are the jersey numbers of Red Sox players Rafael Devers, Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr., Rick Porcello, and World Series MVP Steve Pearce. The numbers represent “two young stars, a dazzling outfielder, a starting pitcher and the series MVP,” the […]

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Jonathan Lehrich | Associate Dean of Executive Education in the Questrom School of Business, Boston University

Jonathan Lehrich | Associate Dean of Executive Education in the Questrom School of Business, Boston University

Current Position and Past Experience Jonathan Lehrich is Associate Dean of Executive Education in the Questrom School of Business at Boston University. In this role, he leads the strategic development and execution of core programs within the Executive Leadership Center, including Questrom Digital on-demand learning and non-degree Executive Education programming. He also serves as administrative lead for multiple BU Questrom global programs, including the Humphrey Fellows and the Susilo Institute for Ethics in the Global Economy. Prior to joining Boston University in 2014, Lehrich was Program Director of the MIT EMBA program at the MIT Sloan School of Management. […]

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Another Uber Driver Charged With Raping The & # 39; Unconscious & # 39; Female Passenger in Boston

Another Uber driver charged with raping the & # 39; unconscious & # 39; female passenger in Boston

Uber driver Michael Squadrito, 40 (pictured), of Everett, Massachusetts was accused Wednesday of the alleged rape of an unconscious woman from Boston during a ride she ordered at home An Uber driver was indicted on Wednesday for the alleged rape of an unconscious woman from Boston during a ride she ordered at her birthday party. Michael Squadrito, 40, from Everett, Massachusetts was arrested Tuesday by members of the Boston Police Sexual Assault Unit after he reportedly forced sex on a highly stunned & # 39; woman in the back seat of his car in the city of Dorchester, police […]

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Boston’s Bravest: Firefighter’s impact felt after losing fight against cancer

Boston’s Bravest: Firefighter’s impact felt after losing fight against cancer

Hundreds of Boston firefighters have been diagnosed with cancer in recent years, but one man lost his battle to the disease this week. Eddie Paris is remembered as a man full of life, after spending 40 years doing what he loved as a Boston firefighter. “Someone once asked me if I had any regrets at all about becoming a firefighter,” Paris once said. “I said, ‘No, not at all.'” Paris’s brother Rich praised his brother’s passion, emphasizing his ability to help others. “He loved helping people,” Rich Paris said. “He loved helping his guys.” Like too many, however, Eddie […]

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