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  Boston Bruins - The Official Web Site
Bourque was a fixture on the Boston blue line for 21 seasons, the NHL's all-time leading scorer among defensemen.
Boston Bruins and BostonBruins.com are trademarks of Boston Professional Hockey Association, Inc. (BPHA).
NHL and the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup are registered trademarks and the NHL Shield and NHL Conference logos are trademarks of the National Hockey League.
www.bostonbruins.com   (421 words)

  
  Boston travel guide - Wikitravel
Boston is the largest city in New England, the capital of the state of Massachusetts, and one of the most historic, wealthy and influential cities in the United States of America.
Boston is a city of diverse neighborhoods, many of which were originally towns in their own right before being assimilated into the city itself.
Boston's nicknames include "Beantown", "The Hub" (shortened from Oliver Wendell Holmes' phrase 'The Hub of the Universe'), "The City of Higher Learning" (due to the plethora of universities and colleges in the Boston area) and - particularly in the 19th century - "The Athens of America," on account of its great cultural and intellectual influence.
wikitravel.org /en/Boston   (11420 words)

  
  Boston (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boston is an American rock band that achieved its most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.
Boston began when Tom Scholz, an MIT engineering graduate who worked at Polaroid, began to create a series of tape recordings in his home studio accompanied by guitarist Barry Goudreau and drummer Jim Masdea, with whom Scholz played in a prior band.
Boston's albums are played on heavy rotation on Classic Rock stations, with an emphasis on the earlier works.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boston_(band)   (1619 words)

  
 Boston, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boston is the capital and the most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a state of the United States of America.
Boston's low crime rate in the last years of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st has been credited to its police department's collaboration with neighborhood groups and church parishes to prevent youths from joining gangs, as well as involvement from the US Attorney and District Attorney's office.
Boston Medical Center, located in the South End neighborhood, is the primary teaching facility for the Boston University School of Medicine as well as the largest trauma center in the Boston area; it was formed by the merger of Boston University Hospital and Boston City Hospital.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boston   (7085 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Boston
Boston was consecrated his jurisdiction extended over all New England and a mere handful of Catholics.
Boston, 20 August, 1792, he soon healed all the local dissensions and by his zeal, eloquence, piety, and winning courtesy made an immediate success of his pastorship.
Though the Catholics formed a quarter of the population of Boston in 1844 and two-fifths in 1853, not a single one of that faith ever held an elective or appointive public office in the city of Boston.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02703a.htm   (4941 words)

  
 Boston Online
What to see and do on your trip to Boston, from sights and museums to things to do with the kiddies.
Find the job in Boston that's right for you; sign up for job alerts, get your resumes in front of employers.
Universal Hub is your daily digest to what Boston's bloggers are saying.
www.boston-online.com   (210 words)

  
 The Rock Band Boston!!
Boston epitomizes rock and roll in my mind.
I started listening to Boston about 10 years ago when I was in junior high.
Strangely enough, it was all of those guitar rock commercials which was my only gateway to classic rock and roll at the time, and eventually "More Than a Feeling", one of the bands biggest hits, grew on me to the point where I had to own the tape.
www.unm.edu /~theboy/Boston.htm   (271 words)

  
 Destinations and Interests - Boston - What's Your Request?
From the Bruins and Celtics, to the Charles River, Boston is an all-American blend of revolutionary and reserved with classic colonial and cool.
Today the name Boston gives special American meaning to everything from cream pies and terriers to brown bread and a certain very important tea party.
Boston is about getting around on foot and on the "T" and cheering on the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
www.wyndham.com /destinationsandinterests/destinations/boston/main.wnt   (280 words)

  
 Boston Apartments
It's Boston, capital of Massachusetts, and it is the largest and most influential city in the six-state New England region.
Be sure to visit Boston Harbor, which has undergone a multi-billion dollar restoration project, transforming it from one of the most polluted harbors in the nation to one of the cleanest (they're finally trapping lobsters there again!).
Boston is a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities, and the locals are proud of it.
www.rent.com /rentals/massachusetts/boston-and-vicinity/boston   (707 words)

  
 Boston News
Boston cops made a major drug bust, raking in thousands in cash and taking 2 kilos of cocaine out of a drug-plagued Dorchester neighborhood on Monday.
Four students at a Dorchester high school were arrested by Boston police yesterday following a fight inside the building that led to the discovery that one of the students was carrying 15 bullets, authorities...
The suspect, Juan A. Figueroa, 23, of East Boston, is at large and possibly driving a 2005 Mitsubishi Galant, cops said.
www.topix.net /boston   (746 words)

  
 Boston, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boston College, one of the oldest and largest Jesuit institutions in the country, is in Chestnut Hill.
Boston also had one of the leading local ska scenes in the ska revival of the mid-1990s with bands like The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Allstonians, and Skavoovie and the Epitones.
The Boston Red Sox are a founding member of the American League of Major League Baseball, and one of the four American League teams (the White Sox, Indians, and Tigers are the others) to still play in their original city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boston,_Massachusetts   (7085 words)

  
 Boston Waltz Dance page. Streetswings Dance History archives
Originally, the Boston was different and generally danced slower than the other waltzes of the period (1800's).
There were 4 different versions of the Boston, not including the Boston Dip (around 1870) which was just a dipping variation in the Boston, done by a huge step that would make the knees bend or "Dip" the body down and and was danced with the partners holding their hands on each others hips.
Another peculiarity of the Boston was the carriage of the weight counter to the line of direction of travel, giving an effect of holding back.
www.streetswing.com /histmain/z3bostn1.htm   (957 words)

  
 Boston city guide, United States - Time Out Travel
With its Puritan roots and intellectual reputation (although Harvard, America’s oldest university, is actually across the Charles River in Cambridge) Boston has long been seen as New York’s stuffy little bluestocking sister.
Yet a multicultural population and major regeneration projects set in motion in the 1990s have reinvented it as a dynamic metropolis.
Boston's top restaurants, bars and cafes independently reviewed.
www.timeout.com /travel/boston   (179 words)

  
 Boston IMC: home
The National Lawyers Guild organized a demonstration in Boston on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 in solidarity with lawyers in Pakistan, who have been beaten and jailed for opposing the suspension of constitutional rights in their country.
Among them, Iraq Veterans Against the War were not only present but became prominent at the rally as they chanted, marched, wearing proudly their IVAW t-shirts, and told their stories to anyone who was ready to listen.
Boston, Mass.--Let's face it, we spend less and less time in public and when we do, it is often to just get from one place to another.
boston.indymedia.org   (855 words)

  
 Boston hotels - cheap hotel reservations, travel, vacation discounts
Boston Harbor Hotel's grand arch is the first of many breathtaking sights that will greet you from the location at Rowes Wharf.
The Sheraton Boston is a deluxe hotel, located 5 miles from the Logan International Airport near downtown connected to the Hynes Convention Center.
The Wyndham Tremont Boston is a traditional hotel situated within the lively Theatre District near Boston Common, and walking distance to Newbury Street, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and Copley Place.
www.all-hotels.com /boston-hotels.htm   (1188 words)

  
 Boston
Boston was founded by Tom Scholz, an MIT-trained engineer and senior product designer for Polaroid whose home demo tapes led to the formation of the band and their signing to Epic Records.
Two decades later, Boston still holds the RIAA record as the best-selling debut album of all time.
In June 1994, Boston released a second MCA album, Walk On, which was quickly certified platinum.
www.epicrecords.com /boston   (573 words)

  
 Boston Athletic Association
The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon.
Registration for the 2008 Boston Marathon opened on September 5.
Presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund and showcasing Boston and Brookline's Emerald Necklace park system, the seventh annual B.A.A. Half Marathon was held on October 7.
www.bostonmarathon.org   (81 words)

  
 History
Boston By Foot, a non-profit educational organization, was established in 1976 to promote awareness of Boston's rich heritage of architecture and history.
Eighteen historical maps of the Boston area from 1776 thru 1897 from the David Rumsey Collection are now available for viewing in the GIS Browser.
View maps of Boston from 1728 to the present, and even into 2006 when the Big Dig is completed.
www.boston-online.com /History   (930 words)

  
 Boston City Guide and Yellow Pages at SuperPages.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boston proper is the hub of this busy complex, which many Bostonians still believe is the hub of the universe.
Boston is a haven for walkers; in fact, strolling along its streets is advised to get a true sense of this most European of all American cities.
Boston today manages to retain its heritage and charm while thriving in the modern age.
www.superpages.com /cities/Boston-MA.html   (887 words)

  
 Boston Hotel - Langham Boston Hotel
Situated in the heart of downtown Boston, Langham Hotel Boston combines its rich history with all the features of a contemporary luxury hotel.
Originally the Federal Reserve Bank, this AAA four-diamond property is a national architectural landmark and one of the finest hotels in the city.
Additionally, this Boston hotel is minutes from the area’s colleges and universities.
www.langhamhotels.com /langham/boston/index.html   (177 words)

  
 Boston Stock Exchange
The Boston Stock Exchange has earned a reputation over many years for creating a secure, stable trading environment marked by exceptional market quality, specialized trading services, innovative technology, and outstanding customer service.
The Boston Options Exchange Group LLC (“BOX”) is a fully automated options market facility of the BSE.
BOX was the first options market to provide the possibility of price improvement to private investors by its electronic auction process known as the PIP (Price Improvement Period).
www.bostonstock.com   (135 words)

  
 MASSPORT: Ports
Boston currently ranks as one of the most popular cruise ports in North America as Massport remains committed to growing its business.
This terminal is currently leased to Boston Autoport for the import and distribution of automobiles.
The Massachusetts Port Authority owns, operates and leases approximately 500 acres of property in Charlestown, East Boston and South Boston, located within what is called a Designated Port Area (DPA), restricted to maritime industrial activities supporting the working Port of Boston.
www.massport.com /ports   (95 words)

  
 Boston IMC: newswire/60813
Hundreds of protests were planned nationwide on April 9 and 10, while in Boston numbers doubled since last week as ten of thousands marched from the Commons to Copley Square.
The slogan “Today We March, Tomorrow We Vote” was heard across the nation as the grassroots immigrant movement demanded reforms to help speed up the legalization process, reunite families, and rights to higher education.
In their 2004 Latino Labor Report, the Pew Hispanic Center found that recently arrived Hispanic immigrants were a leading source of new workers to the economy but also among the principal recipients of wage cuts in 2004.
boston.indymedia.org /newswire/display/60813/index.php   (1057 words)

  
 ESPN.com: Boston Red Sox Clubhouse
Boston has been scheduled to play at home on Patriots Day every year since 1959 and is 64-48 overall on the holiday.
Boston starters have a 1.50 ERA in their last six games.
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Hideki Okajima, of Japan, works one inning of relief during a baseball game against...
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/clubhouse?team=bos   (304 words)

  
 City of Boston
Tourism is one of New England's largest industries; as the region's social and commercial "hub", Boston is willing to accommodate and entertain you as few other cities can.
Mayor Menino was pleased to welcome the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy as she made her final port call to Boston.
The carrier is homeported in Mayport, Florida, and is scheduled to be decommissioned this spring.
www.cityofboston.gov /visitors/default.asp   (175 words)

  
 Boston Pride : Home
Boston Pride is pleased to host the 20th NorthEast Regional Pride Conference (NERP), February 28th to March 2nd 2008.
The Boston Pride Committee decided at its October 9th meeting to join the Massachusetts Coalition for a United ENDA.
If you are interested in applying, please complete the Chair application and bring it to the next meeting of the Boston Pride Committee or mail it to us.
www.bostonpride.org   (390 words)

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