David Filipov was part of the team that headed up the Boston Globe/Fox25 Olympic Debate last night. He offered his takeaways and analysis after an update on the latest exchange between Governor Baker and the USOC. All in all, our conversation does a pretty good job of getting you up-to-speed on all things Boston2024. More
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It’s no secret that both Eric Wilbur and I are part of the growing number of Bostonians who are critical of Boston2024’s Olympic bid. Does our bias seep into our conversation? Absolutely. And for good reason: from the get-go, Boston2024 has kept the public first in the dark, and now in half-light. Still, though, we hit on the facts so far (or lack thereof) and urge you to tune into this Thursday’s debate, airing on Fox25 and streaming at BostonGlobe.com. More
Yesterday, the Boston 2024 Organizing Committee submitted their proposal to the United States Olympic Committee. In other words, this whole “Olympics in Boston in 10 years” thing just took a step closer to becoming a reality. Whether you’re for or against Boston 2024, you have to agree that public discourse has to be an essential part of the process. Thanks to Joanna Weiss and Dante Ramos of the Boston Globe, it will be. Join them at the ICA on Monday night at for the Off the Page Conversation: 2024 Boston Olympics. It’s free and open to the public; just click the link to RSVP. The pair joined me earlier today to talk about the event and get the conversation started. More
Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature on BDCwire which explores the pros and cons of various parts of life in Boston. These arguments may, or may not, break any new ground, but are meant as a starting point for you too to make an argument. What do you think? Are you pro-Olympics in Boston or anti-Olympics in Boston?