Category Archive: life

Boston Bhangra

The Orpheum Theatre hosted Boston Bhangra‘s sold-out 7th annual competition on Saturday night, with teams representing MIT, Rutgers, UVA, Cornell, and BU. Independent teams from NYC, Vancouver, California, and others also participated. Bhangra,… Continue reading

the anti-McMansion

McMansion, meet your nemesis. I have a thing for tiny houses. I suppose the proper name is “cottage.” When I was growing up, there was a little house not too far from where I… Continue reading

Bikes for Boston

I’ve been dreaming of a day in the not-too-distant future when my son and I can ride our bikes anywhere we want, side by side. I ride my bike to work almost every… Continue reading

butt it out

I’ve spent a regrettably huge portion of my life swathed—albeit most of it furtively—in a cloud of smoke. I’m what you call a master closet smoker, dabbling in the dueling black arts of… Continue reading