iOS app Android app

Paul Revere

An A To Z Guide To Boston

FlipKey | Posted 09.11.2014 | Travel
FlipKey

Your guide to Boston -- A to Z.

Rush's Revisionist Reading Rainbow

Lester & Charlie | Posted 11.13.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Limbaugh says that his book, titled Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans, will tell "just the truthful history of the Pilgrims" and "the true story of Thanksgiving."

Mr. President, You're No Jack Kennedy -- Are You a Patriot?

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics
Alison Winfield Burns

The American public now knows, courtesy of Edward Snowden, the meaning of "consistent with U.S. laws and the protection of privacy and civil liberties," as defined by the NSA and President Barack Obama.

Was Paul Revere an Alarmist?

Mark Boslough | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Mark Boslough

On this Independence Day, it is worth reflecting on the willingness of our founding fathers to sacrifice their own comforts for the future--for many generations to come, including ours.

Boston Strong: The Athens of America

Alex Pattakos | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Alex Pattakos

Once again, the people of Boston demonstrated, individually and collectively, that they are a true beacon of hope and inspiration for the nation and the world.

Following The Midnight Ride Of Paul Revere

Rich Grant | Posted 06.07.2013 | Travel
Rich Grant

Overnight, Paul Revere became one of America's greatest heroes. Today, he is practically an industry in Boston. You can tour his house, see his portrait, buy reproductions of his silver work, have a drink in his favorite tavern and even leave pennies on his grave.

Revolutionary Days

William E. White | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
William E. White

"We the People" create the institutions that serve us. It's easy to forget that we -- individual citizens -- are the ones responsible for our children's education.

In Boston, A Real Tea Party

CarsTravelFood | Posted 10.19.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

Visitors here learn about the events that led to Dec. 16, 1773, and they go onto the decks of the ship for a re-enactment of the dumping of tea into Boston Harbor.

Librarian Finds Rare Paul Revere Print Tucked In Book

Posted 04.12.2012 | Arts

The perks of being a librarian grow every day. You are surrounded by books, get to shush people when they get rowdy, and you are in the perfect positi...

Rare Paul Revere Print Found

AP | Posted 06.12.2012 | Arts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A rare engraved print created by Paul Revere has been found in a 19th century book at Brown University. A university preservation...

New Year's Babies Throughout History

Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 02.28.2012 | Parents
Linda Rosenkrantz

If you're shopping for New Year's baby names, there are several possible ways to go... But you could also go down the namesake path, paying tribute to a notable bearer of a name you happen to like, one who entered the world on New Year's Eve or Day.

You Know You're a Tea Bagger If...

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

2011-08-24-Screenshot20110824at12.10.00PM.jpgTo help clarify any lingering confusion and to help define these passionate Americans, I offer the following Litmus Test.

Shipping Up To Beantown? Read Our Guide To Family Vacations In Boston

The Huffington Post | Shawn Lealos | Posted 10.03.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Boston, Mass., can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, ...

Johnny Depp: Becoming A Stalker?

Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp has made a career out of playing the off-beat and anti-heroes, most notably with his swashbuckling, rule-bending pirate Jack Sparrow. He's...

WATCH: The Truth About Paul Revere

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.03.2011 | Comedy

Last month saw a lot of people Googling "Paul Revere" after Sarah Palin turned his classic story into an arms battle full of bells. We mean come on, ...

The New War of Independence -- Against Corporate Politics

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

This July 4, politics is too important to be left to the politicians. The stakes are too high and the system is too broken. Citizen action is everyone's job now.

Sarah Palin, My President

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

There would be many chances for unique moments in the White House if Sarah Palin were president. How about Sarah on horseback, ringing bells like Paul Revere did, shouting, "The Democrats are coming!"

Two If By Tea: Rush Limbaugh Releases Paul Revere-Themed Drink

Posted 08.16.2011 | Home

Rush Limbaugh will soon release his own brand of sweet tea, to be called "Two If By Tea," in honor of the famous Paul Revere-via-Henry Wadsworth Longf...

Friday Talking Points [169] -- Weiner Roast

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Having just gotten back from a trip abroad where the news was dominated by the story of a politician facing severe consequences for his sexual misconduct, I opened up the pages of the American news to find... well, pretty much the same thing.

Paul Revere's Last Stand: Why History Matters

D.R. Burgess | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
D.R. Burgess

Does knowing whom Paul Revere actually warned make a possible candidate any more or less savant on fiscal policy? Should declaring that the American Revolution began in New Hampshire doom one's chances for nomination?

Sarah Palin Scolds Media For 'Futile Search For Scuttlebutt'

Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin says her bus tour of the eastern United States was "one of the best weeks" of her life. In a new web video released by the former Alas...

WATCH: Colbert Defends Palin, Hacks Wikipedia, & Reenacts Paul Revere

Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy

Say what you will about Sarah Palin, she's got to be doing something right to inspire such intense support. She's so beloved by her fans, in fact, th...

WATCH: Conan Spoofs Palin's Paul Revere Story

Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy

Sarah Palin raised eyebrows last week when she morphed the midnight ride of Paul Revere into a bizarre parable for the Second Amendment that included ...

Palin's Not Alone, Politicians Have Habit Of Twisting Historical Record

The Washington Post | David A. Fahrenthold | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

But in Washington, nobody should feel too smug, as Palin is hardly the only politician with a habit of helpfully twisting the historical record, accid...

Palin's Revere Fact Check Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 08.06.2011 | Media
Susanna Speier

Fact Check Politiku: Paul Revere's Letter to Jeremy Belknap Circa 1798  The page of the Massachusetts Historical Society website, pictured...