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New Years Heads up

January 6, 2014 by


Sorry everyone for our recent absence. Due to several deaths in my family I was unable to keep up with our posting schedule. Normally Mr Silveira would have kept the wheels on the bus, but he was caring for an ill family member and was unsure of how I wanted to run the remainder of […]

Anne Rice, Internet Reviews and Review Bullying

November 25, 2013 by


Anne Rice has recently brought up the topic of reviews….what one would consider an appropriate means of reviewing authors and writers, how authors respond to them, and what happens to new authors if they seek to defend and clarify. As artists, bloggers, and writers  also function as their own site managers, this is a discussion […]

Fall Has Fallen and Our Work Once Again Begins

November 7, 2013 by


Well the summer tourist season has ended, and I hope everyone has enjoyed the vacation time and had a chance to get some exposure to the travelers visiting our shores. The summer hiatus of the Boston Harbor Picayune is coming to a close. As other commitments wane, and we turn back to our work and […]

Empty Your Spam Buffers

August 26, 2013 by


You have to make sure that you are permanently deleting your spam out of your spam buffers. Spam works by creating false links between a shady or malicious site with non commercial sites like art blogs. Keeping a comment by someone in your buffer ought to be a vote of confidence in both directions. Google […]

Welcome Will and Great Conversation

August 21, 2013 by


We’d like to welcome Will Crockan, the newest member of The Boston Harbor Picayune’s staff, as a contributing columnist. It’s really great to see Will talking with some of you in the comments of his first column article. The format of the Boston Harbor Picayune functions best when we all interact with each other as […]

Oracle’s Summer Shots

August 17, 2013 by


Art Advice from the Oracle

August 10, 2013 by


Just a reminder to everyone that it’s the tax holiday weekend in Massachusetts. It’s a great time to get out there and stock up on some well needed supplies or buy that work you’ve had your eye on.  You can save a bit of cash as you help out the employees of these establishments. The […]

Living Just Enough for Boston

April 18, 2013 by


In the time that I’ve spent as Senior Editor of the Boston Harbor Picayune, I’ve come to know and love the Arts community of the Boston Harbor in a very special way. It’s my great honor to see us at our best and our worst. Since the bombings I have been acutely aware that it’s […]

Stand with Boston

April 15, 2013 by


As reports of the dead now rising and one eight year old boy among the fallen, we ask that you simply pray. We are strong. We will pull together.We will continue. We will have answers in time and we will have justice. Tonight we just ask that you mourn with us. All the rest we […]

“Right Here” by Double Vision

April 12, 2013 by


Great new video that’s been lighting up College Radio! “Right Here” by Double Vision, an emerging Boston rap group that’s taking the blogo-sphere by storm. Our very own Editor, Germano Silveira, plays a young homeless man who struggles to make it.  Check it out!