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Boston seeks open space out of Wynn deal

Last week, the City of Boston reached an agreement with Steve Wynn to drop its lawsuit and let him build his casino in Everett. It’s a decent shakedown, worth about $70 million for the City and especially Charlestown, the neighborhood closest to the casino site. 361 more words

The Charlestown Bridge

Since 1900, the Charlestown Bridge has carried traffic between Boston’s North End and Charlestown. For those who have seen the Ben Affleck movie The Town, this is the bridge the police try to close down to prevent the bank robbers from getting away. 14 more words


Boston, USA | Two Thumbs Up!

Boston is the largest city in the New England region of America and is home to more than 4.5 million people. That said, the inner city and historic areas are all very small and compact making it great to explore on foot and to discover the hidden gems that this fascinating city, dating back to the 1630’s, has to offer. 769 more words


Stuff in the basement

Over the course of time that I’ve been doing Emerald Aisle Seats, I’ve become very comfortable sitting in cinema screenings that are empty or pretty damn close to it. 862 more words

Sorkin Words

Doing a practice run out to the Odeon cinema in Charlestown today turned out to be a very good idea.  The No. 40 bus from the city centre is pleasantly frequent and runs almost right past the cinema before it turns in to its terminus in Finglas Village.   825 more words

Boyle-ing point

I’ve mentioned a few times already that I’ve booked my ticket for a screening of THE FORCE AWAKENS on the 17th of December at 11.30AM.  I was planning for that to be my first trip out to the new Odeon cinema in Charlestown, but not only have I never been to Charlestown, I had never even heard of Charlestown before I found out that there’s a cinema there now.   403 more words