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Entries Tagged as 'Jim O’Rourke'

Let’s Crash Mario’s Party

June 10th, 2009 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

I don’t know about you, but I’m thinking (that’s always a troubling thing) it’s time for an OIB party! Summertime, the warm sun, cool breeze caressing a little juniper spirits. What could be better than that?  Plus, we can settle all this heated action going on between Joel Speedy Gonzalez and Town Committee aka Andy Fardy […]

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I’ve Got A House For You

December 23rd, 2008 · 12 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The challenge of saving an architectural jewel and a piece of the city’s history is what in the world do you do with it. The O’Rourke house on Pembroke Street–that Victorian you see sitting in the middle of that barren configuration we hope and pray becomes a thriving metropolis in what we’ve come to know […]

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Begging For Union Bucks, Plus: ‘Tis The Season For Shameless Plugs

November 17th, 2008 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Media, News and Events

Sporting your negotiating booties? I hope Mayor Bill Finch has his pulled up because this is a telling week as he begins earnest discussions with labor leaders to place a tourniquet on a city budget spewing red ink across the city. Do you recall back in January and February my rantings (and OIB reader commentaries) […]

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