I arrived in the fall, when the markets proudly displayed whole mallard ducks and chestnuts fresh from the tree. I was there during the grey, drizzly days of winter, when I tucked into a plate of Japanese curry with kimchi on the Rue Saint-Anne. I was there when snow dusted the roofs of Montmartre, when spring came seemingly overnight and the pollarded trees budded green. I was there in summer when I downed cheap cider on the banks of the Seine until three in the morning, the glass bottle cold against my fingers. I was there on the 90-degree days, when I laid on the grass at Parc Buttes Chaumont with friends, munching on chips and squinting under the summer sun. … [Read more...] about Dear Paris: A Love Letter to the City I Finally Adore
The player given carte blanche to sling it where he wanted whenever he wanted for Oklahoma State is trying to take a more disciplined approach as a pro. He completed 24 of 28 passes for 229 yards and two touchdowns while picking up his first win as a starter against Cincinnati on Monday, the majority of his connections coming on check-downs to running backs Jaylen Samuels and James Conner. … [Read more...] about Short and sweet; Steelers’ Rudolph focusing on efficiency
But I’m travelling with a Maremmano who wants to “breathe in” his country roots, so we head to the Parco della Maremma instead. Little side note, said Maremmano is the son of bakers and has no country roots to speak of, but he still gets a kick out of seeing the Vacche Maremmane and their fierce guardians, the Butteri. … [Read more...] about Weekend Wanderlust: The very best of the Tuscan Maremma
Governor Charlie Baker has for months pushed legislation that would make it a little easier to change zoning laws. It would lower the vote margin needed to do so from two-thirds of a city council or town meeting to 50 percent plus one — a move that Walsh, among others, has called a good first step toward spreading development more evenly across the region. But progress has been slow. … [Read more...] about The Boston-area housing crunch, distilled in one property
“Today I was deeply saddened to hear about the death of a patient who had this illness,” said Dr. Monica Bharel, Massachusetts public health commissioner. “We are investigating these cases as quickly as possible and working with our federal partners to better understand this outbreak.” … [Read more...] about First vaping-related death reported in Mass.