Monday, April 2, 2012
West Roxbury resident and photographer Paul Treseler captured the Lord Mayor Richie Gormley's unofficial inauguration parade and party, a Patch.com-sponsored event.
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Monday, April 2, 2012
West Roxbury resident Paul Treseler and photographer extraordinaire took these photos of the Patch.com-sponsored inauguration parade and party of Lord Mayor Richie Gormley.
Friday, March 30, 2012
The man, the myth, the legend - Charles Andrew Bruen Jr.
Tonight at 7 p.m. the inauguration parade and party for the first unofficial mayor of West Roxbury, Richie Gormley, will occur starting at the Gormley Funeral Home. Gormley wasn't the only nominee. There were nine original nominees, including West Roxbury's very-own - Chucky Bruen. Chucky spoke to West Roxbury Patch.com and provided 10, and a couple more, random facts about himself. 1) Chucky Bruen spells it Chucky with a 'y' because his father was Chuck. His full name is Charles Andrew Bruen Jr. 2) Chucky Bruen has lived in West Roxbury for more than 40 years 3) Chucky Bruen's favorite place to eat in West Roxbury is the Corrib Pub and he prefers the steak tips 4) Chucky Bruen's parish is St. Theresa of Avila 5) Chucky Bruen's …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Some say the nominees of the unofficial mayor of West Roxbury contest have become rock stars around the neighborhood.
Just a casual afternoon photo shoot outside the Corrib Pub on Centre Street with several of nominees for the unofficial mayor of West Roxbury poll. Remember this Friday night at 7 p.m. is the inauguration of Richie Gormley as the unofficial mayor of West Roxbury. There will be a parade stepping off at the Gormley Funeral Home at 7 p.m. The event starts will be held at the Irish Social Club of Boston after the parade. $10 suggested donation goes to several Parkway area charities of the 10 nominees choices.
Monday, February 13, 2012
We all know who the elected mayor is - but who is the unelected mayor? You know, the person who everyone knows, is involved in events and knows the right person to call.
Here's the deal. We all know Mayor Thomas Menino is the elected mayor of Boston. But who is the unofficial mayor of West Roxbury? I've been covering West Roxbury for years and have seen the nominees on election days holding signs, or running neighborhood meetings, often speaking at neighborhood events, organizing neighborhood sport events, or just grabbing some grub and drink at the Corrib, West Roxbury Pub or The Real Deal. The nominees are listed in alphabetical order (on the poll). No elected official such as state Rep. Ed Coppinger (and the Coppinger Clan votes) were allowed to be nominated. Also no former elected officials are in the mix for instance, former West Roxbury District Councilor John Tobin. I selected the nominees after …