Articles by Chris Busby

 
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Highlights

on July 04, 2014, at 10:18 a.m.
"Eye Candy"
CHRIS BUSBY (blog)

In appreciation of a great American: Bobby Womack

on July 03, 2014, at 10:36 a.m.
This Fourth of July, let us celebrate and appreciate the life and legacy of a great American: soul singer Bobby Womack, who passed away last week at the age of 70. This is not an occasion for mourning. Given the notoriously high-flying, hard-touring life he lived, it’s amazing Womack made …
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Highlights

on July 03, 2014, at 5:45 a.m.
Diesel Doug, King Memphis & Jenny Jumpstart
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Highlights

on July 02, 2014, at 7:07 a.m.
Sexy Girls
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Have Camera, Will Shoot

on July 01, 2014, at 7:59 a.m.
Combat photographer Patrick Turner embeds with Maine’s media
THE BOLLARD (blog)

One Maniac’s Meat

on July 01, 2014, at 7:42 a.m.
Confessions of a Drunken Coastie, Part 16
THE BOLLARD (blog)

That’s My Dump!

on July 01, 2014, at 7:38 a.m.
135 Warren Ave., Portland
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Outta My Yard

on July 01, 2014, at 6:41 a.m.
Money bawl
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Highlights

on July 01, 2014, at 6:36 a.m.
Drive-By Truckers
THE BOLLARD (blog)

The Breakfast Serial

on July 01, 2014, at 6:30 a.m.
East Ender
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Tipico Dominicano Restaurant

on July 01, 2014, at 6:26 a.m.
Reviewed by Hannah Joyce McCain
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Bollardhead

on July 01, 2014, at 6:20 a.m.
Episode 67
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Crossword!

on July 01, 2014, at 6:17 a.m.
Solution to the July 2014 puzzle
CHRIS BUSBY (blog)

Donald Sussman avoids affordable housing fee by building plush condos

on June 26, 2014, at 11:05 a.m.
Something smells rotten on Munjoy Hill, and it ain’t the sewage treatment plant. Last week I received a copy of a letter from Portland Planning and Urban Development Director Jeff Levine to Tom Federle, an attorney who’s represented billionaire financier and Maine media mogul S. Donald Sussman in his real …
CHRIS BUSBY (blog)

Portland’s foam ban and bag fee not about litter or landfills

on June 19, 2014, at 3:20 p.m.
I support the Portland City Council’s decision this week to ban polystyrene food containers and mandate a five-cent surcharge on non-reusable grocery bags. I just wish the councilors had been more honest about their intentions and their own responsibility for the problems these things cause. The foam ban and bag …
CHRIS BUSBY (blog)

How Portland peninsula’s renters saved their park

on June 12, 2014, at 8:16 a.m.
The cover story of the first print issue of The Bollard, published in the summer of 2007, envisioned a day when residents of the Portland peninsula would throw off the yokes of their masters in the Deering neighborhoods and establish an independent city called Portinsula. Written in the wake of …
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Highlights

on June 11, 2014, at 11:56 a.m.
Maine Blues Festival/St. John's Bazaar
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Highlights

on June 09, 2014, at 5:41 a.m.
Sleigh Bells
THE BOLLARD (blog)

Highlights

on June 06, 2014, at 5:56 a.m.
Old Port Festival Weekend
CHRIS BUSBY (blog)

Golden nuggets from the Casco Bay Weekly archive

on June 05, 2014, at 11:09 a.m.
This Friday, June 6, the Portland Public Library is hosting a celebration of Casco Bay Weekly — “the most popular dead newspaper in town,” according to special collections librarian and archivist Abraham Schechter. Since CBW died a decade ago, people have been coming into the library’s Portland Room almost every …
 
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