Salvation Army to honor Thomas Menino

Boston, MA (December 1, 2014) - The Salvation Army will honor the life and career of the late Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino at its Annual Luncheon on Thursday, December 4.Menino will be posthumously honored with the prestigious Others Award during the Annual Luncheon, celebrating the work of The Salvation Army's twelve Greater Boston centers. The Others Award, given to individuals who exemplify extraordinary service to others, will be presented in Menino's honor for his dedication to Salvation Army campaigns over five terms leading Boston.As mayor of Boston, Menino was a leading force in the success Continue reading >>>

2015 Lexus RC Coupe Arrives to Heat Up the Holiday Season

12/04/2014 (press release: CambridgePRGroup) // WATERTOWN, Mass. // Lexus of Watertown With the holiday shopping season picking up momentum in the Bay State, luxury-car buyers can now add Lexus’ first all-new coupe in 15 years to their wish lists. Currently on sale at Greater Boston Lexus dealers, the 2015 Lexus RC luxury coupe boasts aggressive exterior styling that is backed by powerful engines and a rigid body design. The new Lexus RC makes a bold first impression up front, donning large air vents on its bumper, a lower and wider interpretation of the brand’s spindle grille and LED Continue reading >>>

The MIT Media Lab Charted the Most Used Hubway Stations in Greater Boston …

Temperature-wise, it feels like cycling season may be coming to a close in Boston. I mean that in the most unofficial sense, of course. Because you're free to bike whenever you want and, in Cambridge, Hubway will keep it's bike-share stations open all throughout the frigid months. The nerds over at the MIT Media Lab are equally fascinated with Greater Boston's biking habits, particularly those associated with Hubway, and have mapped the most popular Hubway routes cyclists take. As you cans see in the interactive map, cyclists frequent certain routes at various times of the day than others. Continue reading >>>

Saying farewell to Samaritans’ director

Continue reading below Actress-producer Christy Cashman and her husband, Jay, hosted a reception for Roberta Hurtig, who’s stepping down as executive director of Samaritans, a suicide prevention group serving Greater Boston. Guests included Samaritans supporters Debbie DiMasi, wife of former House Speaker Sal DiMasi, and Stacey Lucchino, wife of Sox CEO Larry Lucchino. Continue reading >>>

Emily’s List: Scott Harshbarger

I’ve got just nine more shows as host of Greater Boston. And between now and my final night in this chair, we’re squeezing in as many interviews with newsmakers and big thinkers as we can.  We’re calling it “Emily’s List.” 

Scott Harshbarger has been a voice on this show from the very beginning. He served two terms as state attorney general. He lost his 1998 bid for governor to Republican Paul Cellucci. Today, he works in the private sector as an attorney and is a vocal casino opponent. 

Sociedad Latina Calls for Increased Latino Leadership

The official website of Color Magazine Color Magazine is the premier multicultural diversity magazine for professionals of color. Written by and for professionals of all colors, Color Magazine is a must-read diversity magazine. Color Magazine prides itself on being truly inclusive in its coverage. We are inclusive to all: Asians, African Americans, Latinos, Indians, People with Disabilities, Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgendered People (GLBT), Women and more in our coverage. Color Magazine gives a voice to all of the diverse people who make up our Continue reading >>>

Boston Software Recruiter Phil Hurd Launches New Firm – Virtual

Phil Hurd, a veteran software recruiter specializing in talent acquisition for the Greater Boston high tech community, is pleased to announce the launch of his new recruiting company, Oculus Search Partners LLC. Lexington, MA (PRWEB) December 03, 2014 Phil Hurd has been a well-respected software recruiter in Boston for over 25 years, and co-founded a leading software recruiting firm in 1991. He recently stepped down as President of Lynx, Inc., the firm he helped create, and began a new company, Oculus Search Partners LLC, which will focus on recruiting and placement of software engineers Continue reading >>>

Greater Boston Laboratory Real Estate Market Posts Healthy 9.5 Percent …

The report highlights the health of the region’s biotechnology real estate market, detailing activity in Cambridge, Boston and the suburbs. The report provides statistics on market size, vacancy, and “take-up,” a more timely measurement than absorption that tracks availability changes when leases are signed, intentions to vacate are announced or users break ground on new projects. The report also covers information on mergers, acquisitions and venture capital funding. “It’s not surprising to see a second strong reporting period in a row,” said Chase Bourdelaise, Transwestern’s Research Continue reading >>>

Walsh appoints Boston’s first chief diversity officer

Boston’s first diversity chief pledged Tuesday to look within city government for pathways to retain and promote more people of color in leadership roles at City Hall.Flanked by his new boss, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, at a crowded press conference, Shaun Blugh promised to establish a culture of diversity to better reflect the racial makeup of Boston and help influence the private and business sectors of the city. Continue reading below “I hope this means [in] all the neighborhoods in Boston that everyone feels they are part of this city, that they feel represented, Continue reading >>>