It’s a post from the Missed Connections section of Craigslist Boston that tells a beautiful story of a life-saving coffee date, and it recently began making the rounds. It first surfaced on the Boston section of Reddit, as well as Universal Hub.
Summer is over. Officially.
Monday, October 12, marks the last day that you can take a trip to Boston Harbor Islands. After today, public ferries will no longer run to the islands from the mainland.
The good will of one man has caught the Internet by storm. A photo posted to the Only in Hamilton Facebook page on October 6 shows Godfrey Cuotto performing a random act of kindness, and it has since gone viral.
People near and far are commending Cuotto for comforting a special needs man while the two of them sat side by side on public transit last week. More
Honk!, Somerville’s activist street band festival, traveled across Cambridge yesterday to spread word about their “brassroots revolution.”
The festival started in Davis square on Friday and charged on through the weekend, offering three days of brass music to Cambridge and Somerville’s finest. The peak came on Sunday, when Honk! hosted a miles-long parade that would grab everyone’s attention long enough to get their point across–and that’s exactly what they did.
Acorn Street in Beacon Hill “may well be Boston’s most photographed byway,” according to National Geographic. USA Today reports that it may be one of the most photographed street in the United States.
Since the road is irrefutably beautiful year-round, people go out of their way to get photos of Acorn Street in every season. That said, one thing more famous than this New England cobblestone street is New England fall foliage. So when people get the chance to combine the two, they typically do. And they Instagram it.
My friend’s baby is ugly. Like, burn the baby photos, avert your eyes ugly. Obviously I haven’t told her this, but the other day she said something that sort of implied she knew it. Like she was fishing for me to admit she had an ugly baby. I skirted around it (awkwardly), but what do I do if she presses, or asks outright? I’m a terrible liar.
-DEAR GOD, IT’S A MONSTER
Over the last couple of years, Harvard Square has been inundated with fast-casual burger options. Tasty Burger and Shake Shack sit on either side of Winthrop Square, and b.good and Flat Patties are only blocks away. But a new player is bringing the beef to Inman Square very soon. More
The host of the sexiest comedy act playing in the city this week has two pieces of advice for Bostonians, and they both have to do with wearing protection.
The police department in Greenfield, Massachusetts posted a photo to their Facebook page last week announcing that they would be using pink handcuffs throughout the month of October in order to pay homage to Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Responses to the temporary rebranding have been varied. Some folks commended the Greenfield Police Department for addressing the issue of breast cancer, while others criticized the decision to “go pink” as being an unhelpful instance of “pinkwashing.”
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Reddit user Viper640 posted a photo Tuesday that will make any MBTA regular cringe.
Warning: The photo you’re about to see will likely induce rage. Continue at your own risk.