‘The stakes are too high to preserve the status quo’ Indeed, Wu says the modern issues with the BPDA can be traced back over six decades, to its inception as the Boston Redevelopment Authority in 1957 as the mechanism for the city to clamp down on and manage federal funding aimed at spurring private development through “urban renewal.” … [Read more...] about Michelle Wu wants to abolish the BPDA. Here’s what to know.
The part of the world where I think it’s the toughest to be fat is Asia, particularly in places like Korea and Japan (sumo wrestlers exempted). Obesity is not as common, so you might draw stares and comments that make you feel like a freak. Don’t let that stop you going there or anywhere you want to go. Learn to say hello in the local language and smile confidently. It’s disarming. … [Read more...] about 9 Tips for Savvy Plus-Size Travelers
The next day, 22-year-old Merle and his men, many only in their teens, dug in around the summit of Hill 314 at Mortain, France, as the 2nd SS Panzer Division attacked their coveted position. … [Read more...] about Wisconsin man retraces father’s WWII footsteps in Europe
10. Hotel Luna Hotel Luna is another hotel in Capri, stuck to the side of a cliff like glue. Stylish rooms, frame views of the Faraglioni from big windows. The same views can be enjoyed from its rooftop bar, whether you are staying here or not. There is a good-sized pool surrounded by crisp white loungers. The pool area looks down upon the Mediterranean below, offering the same hues of blue which is enjoyed across the Bay of Naples. This boutique hotel is cheap by Capri standards and starts at around 200€ per night. … [Read more...] about Top 10 Best Boutique Hotels in the Bay of Naples
11:45 a.m.: Said this to someone on Friday, but it bears repeating: For the Patriots, games against Washington haven’t traditionally offered a lot on paper, but they’re almost always eventful. In 2003, the Patriots lost to the Redskins in Week 4, then didn’t lose again for more than a full year. In 2007, New England curbstomped Washington, 52-7, the game that was the peak of Belichick’s Shock & Awe campaign against the rest of the league. A preseason contest in 2009 saw Albert Haynesworth fall on Tom Brady’s shoulder, creating an injury that dogged the quarterback the whole year. And 2011 saw the famous Brady-Bill O’Brien sideline shouting match, as well as one of the most spectacular receptions of Rob Gronkowski’s career. Going to be fun to see what this year brings. Maybe the last game of Jay Gruden ‘s career as head coach of the Redskins? … [Read more...] about Live Updates: Redskins 7, Patriots 0 (1)