Boston Marathon Cleanup

So race day comes, and everything goes according to plan. But what happens after those 26.2 miles of glory come to their salt-encrusted and muscle-cramping end? I traveled behind the finish line at the 2009 edition of the Boston Marathon to find out. There were lots of mylar blankets, some elite athletes being escorted to the Copley Plaza Hotel, and lots of pained runners. Maybe I should sign up to run it next year...

One Campaign

Boston University's One Campaign is part of a larger global effort to spread awareness about AIDS and poverty in Africa. Originally started by U2's Bono, the One Campaign typically uses pictures of celebrities to gain publicity for its cause. At BU, students are the picture subjects. Check out this video, which explains what the BU group does.


21 of Boston's best spellers gathered last Saturday at historic Faneuil Hall to compete in the second annual Citywide Spelling Bee. The winner of the event received an all-expenses-paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington in May.

Ancient Order of Hibernians 5K

Check out this soundslides presentation of the AOH 5K in Peabody, MA on March 14

Seal Feeding at the New England Aquarium

Seal feeding time at the New England Aquarium in Boston provides excitement for children and their parents during Massachusetts school vacation week in mid-February. Here, children observe Atlantic Harbor Seals eating their daily lunch. The seals can weigh up to 300 lbs and live for 25 years

Unitarians Get Down With Darwin


Check out this story I just wrote for the West Roxbury Transcript.

Fiber Optics on Commonwealth Ave, Boston