Tag: editor’s note

  • EDITOR’S NOTE: Beatrice Bell is SCN's vendor/writer of the year

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Beatrice Bell is SCN's vendor/writer of the year

    When I first met Spare Change News reporter and vendor Beatrice Bell, she was standing across from the mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, holding her recording device in front of the newly elected politician’s face. It was the opening of the rush-job Southampton Street shelter and she, along with a team of Spare Change News […]

  • EDITOR'S NOTE: Lessons from Jimmy Tingle

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Lessons from Jimmy Tingle

    When I returned to Boston in 2007, I was a mess. I was struggling to find work and, after securing an apartment in Somerville’s Davis Square, I responded to an ad on Craigslist for a job that would introduce me to the man gracing our cover, Jimmy Tingle. Tingle’s Off-Broadway Theater was a haven for […]