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Boston Tacos & Margs Crawl

Darren Boston, MA Boston

Tacos are a celebration all by themselves, but if you wanna celebrate Cinco De Mayo the best way the side of New Mexico, come to Boston on May 4th (Star Wars Day) and pub crawl your way through all the tacos and margaritas your heart desires. ... more

DHS Tighten Immigration Rules to Spotlight Child Marriage.

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA Boston

According to a report by National Public Radio, "More than 8,600 approved visa petitions for spouses or fiancées between 2007 and 2017 involved a child, according to a women's advocacy group called Unchained At Last. In 95 percent of those cases, the organization says, the minor was a girl." Department of Homeland Security have changed their policies, in a small step to address the issue of ... ... more

Reddit Is Blocked in China, but May Land a Massive Investment From Tencent

Musasi Boston, MA Boston

Reddit is blocked in China, but that isn’t stopping one of the country’s largest technology firms, Tencent from making a massive investment to help keep the “Internet’s front page,” moving full speed ahead. Reddit is said to be raising between $150 million and $300 million as part of a Series D fundraising round led by Tencent. The round is being raised at a pre-money valuation of $2.7 ... ... more

Green New Deal

theholmeshead Boston, MA Boston

New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey have just unveiled their Green New Deal (GND) plan to reduce greenhouse gas and carbon emissions in the United States to 0% by 2030. The GND - which is available to the public and will be linked in this article - makes clear the very real and imminent threat that man-made climate change poses to ... ... more

Cryptocurrency Is Gaining Popularity in Coffee Shops

Alice Smith Boston, MA Boston

"Buying coffee with Bitcoin" is a popular trope used to simplify the complex ideas of digital currency exchange. Dominic Frisby, author of 'Bitcoin: The Future of Money?' said that buying coffee with digital currency is worth doing simply to familiarize yourself with the transaction process. “Cryptocurrency is censorship-resistant global sound money. So being able to pay someone on the other ... ... more

Doge and Putin

alohajohn Boston, MA Boston

Maybe we need one of these from our president too ... more

I am on TV

Bob Brown Boston, MA Boston

A few friends have let me know that they caught me on TV yesterday and this morning so thought maybe others would find interesting/funny. I don't have a strong dislike of the MBTA necessarily but it is now a matter of public record that I have dissed them! Watch for my short but memorable quote around 25 seconds in. The interview was several minutes longer but as I was uninformed this was ... ... more

The MBTA's Weekend Schedule

dkberg Boston, MA Boston

This past March, the MBTA stopped running its weekend trains past 12:30 a.m. In this, the MBTA has vastly underestimated and undersold the potential of Boston as an up and coming city. Boston has a vibrant and growing night life that is crucial to attracting not just students, but professionals to relocating there, starting businesses and growing the city's financial and cultural potential. ... ... more

Assassin's Creed Symphony- a unique experience

Briana13 Boston, MA Boston

Attention all music and video game lovers! Ever wanted to relive the music of your favorite video game? Well, this has now been made possible with a Multimedia Symphony Experience that combines live music and chorus with cool footage of the Assassin's Creed game. This is bound to be a unique experiece for all. Sounds exciting, right? Tickets go on sale December 10th, don't miss out! The ... ... more

Massachusetts Marijuana Sales Came in at about $2.2 Million

Blake Davis Boston, MA Boston

For the first five days, Massachusetts marijuana sales came in at about $2.2 million. It shows that people all over this country are extremely excited to buy legal weeds. ... more

Stephen Hillenburg Dies at 57 Because of ALS

Alice Smith Boston, MA Boston

Are you a fan of SpongeBob SquarePants? Have you ever watched it? Sadly, the creator of it, Stephen Hillenburg, died on Monday. He was 57. ... more

SoWa Winter Festival 2018

shellyyi Boston, MA Boston

Here comes the 4th annual SoWa Winter Festival! ... more

CITGO Will not Become A Landmark After Mayor's Veto

Bob Brown Boston, MA Boston

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Citgo, Related Beal, and Boston University released a joint statement on Thursday that they have reached a deal, announcing that they will keep the famous sign in place “for years to come.” ... more

Boston Starts to Ban on Plastic Bags on Dec 14

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA Boston

Please pay attention, all Bostoners! According to the Boston Government, plastic bags are going to be banned on December 14. ... more

Apps for Selling Pre-Owned Stuff: Mercari v.s. Poshmark

shellyyi Boston, MA Boston

What is better than selling your pre-owned stuff to get some money back? Nowadays we all have the tendency to purchase much stuff due to special event discounts, but in the end, we will realize they all become nothing but decorations in our houses. So it’s never a bad idea to sell the stuff you do not need anymore to earn some money back for it. ... more

Thinking of others

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA Boston

I haven’t really been a big online shopper before. I usually think of things me and my family need, and make a list and head to the store. Even though I have two little kids, I still like to get out of the house and pick up the things we need. That’s why I haven’t ever jumped on the Amazon bandwagon. Even today being Cyber Monday, I don’t really feel the need to load up on things for myself ... ... more

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday

Anna Boston, MA Boston

There’s a clear difference between Black Friday and Cyber Monday- the fact that on is in stores and the other is online. The differences that aren’t as clear cut are what I am most concerned with- what are the differences between the deals? Which is better? Do I shop or wait to see all my options? These questions make these money saving occasions a little stressful. I went shopping with my ... ... more

Hamilton with a side of the goat

Briana13 Boston, MA Boston

I was in the same building as the GOAT?!?! Unknowingly, Tom Brady and Gisele both attended Hamilton in Boston last night. Guess what I did last night? Saw Hamilton in Boston. What a coincidence. If only I had been in a seat closer to him, I would have probably paid zero attention to the actual play. I love how Brady and Gisele attended the show just as if they were regular Bostonians. ... ... more

Easy to forget, but important to remember

Anna Brown Boston, MA Boston

Today is World Kindness Day, which Twitter notified me of this morning. I feel like there are so many "days" in today's society, such as "National doughnut day" or "Siblings day". While it is fun to celebrate these fun and sometimes funny occasions, World Kindness day sticks out to me and actually made me a bit emotional. Being kind to one another should be practiced without saying. Being ... ... more

Stan Lee gone but never forgotten

John Jones Boston, MA Boston

What sad news to wake up to for Marvel fans. Stan Lee died at the age of 95 leaving his amazing legacy behind. He fit a lot into his 95 years on Earth, and has created so many classic films. I’m planning on re-watching Spider Man tonight in remembrance of him. It has been one of my favorite movies since I was a teenager. Not only did I look forward to new action movies coming out, but I also ... ... more