Jim & Margery interviews John (~1.29) on the latest and most deadly mass shooting this year.
Jim & Margery interviews John (~1.29) on the latest and most deadly mass shooting this year.
By Marjorie Pritchard, editorial page deputy managing editor It’s been almost 30 years since John Rosenthal installed an attention-grabbing, 252- foot-long billboard along the Mass. Pike calling for reforms to the nation’s gun laws. It was a year after the enactment of the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban, which prohibited the civilian use of 19… Continue Reading →
‘The Fenway District is the foundation of a new life sciences hub in the City of Boston and will reconnect Kenmore Square with Longwood Medical and Academic Area.’ As viewed in this rendering, Fenway Center will have connected 22- and 12-story buildings, as well as a parking garage. (IQHQ) Another piece of the Massachusetts Turnpike… Continue Reading →
Hogg, March for Our Lives cofounder and Parkland school shooting survivor, and Rosenthal, cofounder of Stop Handgun Violence, visited the school on Oct. 17 to motivate young people to make their voices heard by voting in the 2022 midterm elections on Nov. 8. In 2018 and 2020, youth proved to be a formidable force at… Continue Reading →
The U.S. is dealing with a spike in gun violence nationwide. John Rosenthal is the co-founder of the non-profit Stop Handgun Violence. He joins CBS News to discuss what action needs to be taken to save Americans from gun violence here in the United States.
John E. Rosenthal, co-founder of the non-profit organization “Stop Handgun Violence,” has worked for 27 years getting gun control legislation passed in Massachusetts. Click Here For Original Article
Boston provides engineering challenges for many new developments STORY BY GRANT WELKER, PHOTOS BY GARY HIGGINS The Big Dig famously involved building a new highway tunnel under the city while the expressway above, which it was replacing, still carried traffic. It was the country’s largest-ever construction project at the time, and three decades after it… Continue Reading →
This is the unlikely center of John Rosenthal’s life. An environmentalist and gun-control activist, he has pinned his future on an unsightly stretch of urban highway. A twisted bicycle lies chained to a parking meter. Crushed Bud cans litter the sidewalk. Over a barrier, cars speed by the graffiti-blotched backs of dance clubs. Only the… Continue Reading →
John kicks off the first Concert Across America in Sep 2016
For the past 20 months, the drug overdose epidemic has been overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has also fueled it. An estimated 100,306 Americans died of drug overdoses in the 12-month period ending April 2021, according to figures released recently by the Centers for Dis- ease Control and Prevention. This was an increase of… Continue Reading →
It’s a good time to be a union carpenter in the North Atlantic States. Work hours have rebounded well following the early months of the pandemic and have continued to rise in most areas of the North Atlantic States region despite fluctuating materials prices and divisive political debates. Several local unions in varied markets in… Continue Reading →
The 2021 Massachusetts Apartment Association President’s and Achievement Awards honor the hard work, great service, and important skills within our apartment industry. Sustainable Living Innovation Award Bower, Greystar Bower offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes averaging 749 square feet. The property is designed to use 21% less energy than a typical building. As a… Continue Reading →
The 18-year-old walked despite killing two men, and stands to become a celebrity as a 2nd Amendment hero. It’s small comfort that he couldn’t have pulled it off in Massachusetts. Kyle Rittenhouse dodged a potential life sentence after a jury decided his shooting and killing of two unarmed men amounted to self-defense. Having dodged a… Continue Reading →
Student protesters rally outside Smith & Wesson in Springfield in 2018, calling on the manufacturer to help stop gun violence. Earlier this month, Smith & Wesson announced plans to move some manufacturing operations to Tennessee, claiming it was “under attack” by gun safety advocates who initiated legislation to ban the manufacture of firearms that are… Continue Reading →
The plan calls for a new city ordinance to ban tents and encampments on city streets. A quartet of business leaders has put forward a plan to help bring an end to the humanitarian crisis at “Mass and Cass” in Boston, pushing for a new ban on the encampments prevalent in the area as well… Continue Reading →
Developer John E. Rosenthal’s long-envisioned Fenway Center will house nearly 1 million square feet of lab space above the Massachusetts Turnpike. These days, it seems every new development proposal in the Greater Boston region has one central component: lab space. It’s enough to make some wonder if the region could soon suffer from a lab… Continue Reading →
John Rosenthal Soon to Break Ground on His Dream Project Over Mass. Pike It looks like John Rosenthal will finally see his vision for a dramatic air-rights project next to Fenway Park come true after nearly 20 years of trying. Image courtesy of Gensler An anti-gun violence activist, John Rosenthal may be best known for… Continue Reading →
The state has the lowest US gun death rates, and John Rosenthal says mass shootings won’t stop without real national action John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Handgun Violence, during a panel discussion in Boston in 2013. Photograph: Steven Senne/AP In 2020, even as many Americans remained cloistered in their homes under the pandemic, 19,380 died… Continue Reading →
An artist’s rendering of the Fenway Center project, being built with air rights above the Massachusetts Turnpike.COURTESY OF IQHQ The drive into downtown Boston from the west is about to change forever. So is the walk from Kenmore Square over to Fenway Park. That’s because work is set to begin imminently on the long-planned Fenway… Continue Reading →
After two back-to-back mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder left a total of 18 people dead, Congress is once again debating gun control proposals — including measures like expanded background checks that the overwhelming majority of voters support. John Rosenthal, co-founder of the advocacy group Stop Handgun Violence, joined Jim Braude to discuss. View Original… Continue Reading →
In 2013, John Rosenthal posed in front of the billboard along the Mass. Pike tallying the gun deaths in the state. BILL GREENE/GLOBE STAFF John Rosenthal has been a hunter longer than he has been a gun control activist. So he has a fascination with what government is, and isn’t, willing to regulate when it… Continue Reading →
John Rosenthal, co-founder of Stop Handgun Violence, details the impact of Massachusetts’ success with public policy on gun control and the choices officials must make to replicate that success nationwide.
Other states should follow suit. Globe staff illustration; Guy Sagi/Adobe For gun-safety activists or everyday Massachusetts citizens concerned about gun violence, it doesn’t get much better than this. Newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Massachusetts is the state with the least amount of gun violence per capita, while a… Continue Reading →
John E. Rosenthal Co-founder, Stop Handgun Violence As a long-time gun owner, shooting sports enthusiast, businessperson and gun safety advocate, I can say with complete certainty that gun ownership is not at stake in this fall’s election. It is well-settled law that private firearm ownership is a right guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the… Continue Reading →
Boston, MA Bower, the anticipated residential development that is Phase 1 of the 1.3 million s/f transit-oriented, mixed-use Fenway Center complex, has opened the first of two residential buildings. The project is located adjacent to Fenway Park and the Lansdowne Commuter Rail Station, and re-imagines an underutilized urban crossroads as a walkable, pedestrian-oriented community that… Continue Reading →
This is a moment in time that we should never forget. There are still many unknowns about how widespread and over what time frame the coronavirus will impact ourselves, our country and our planet. While we all wait for answers, physical distancing is absolutely critical until this deadly virus spread-curve flattens, testing is wide-spread and… Continue Reading →
Key milestone advances planned development that will meet growing demand for premier life science real estate in the Boston market BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IQHQ, Inc., a premier life sciences real estate development company, today announced that its Fenway Center PDA amendment has been unanimously approved by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA). The revised plan for… Continue Reading →
The city has signed off on changes that will allow developers to break ground on the $1 billion complex After 20 years of planning, work on the second, larger, phase of Fenway Center could start within months, according to the developer. On Thursday night, the Boston Planning & Development Agency’s board approved changes to the… Continue Reading →
109 Brookline Ave. in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood. California-based IQHQ Inc., the recently renamed real-estate firm that’s partnering on the development of Fenway Center, has bought an office and lab property on Brookline Avenue near to the future project site. IQHQ Inc. — which was founded as Creative Science Properties — acquired 109 Brookline Ave. in… Continue Reading →
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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey held up a pin with the new Gun Safety-Certified logo designed by Manuel and Patricia Oliver, parents of Joaquin Oliver, who was killed in the Parkland mass shooting on Valentine’s Day of 2018, during a press conference on Thursday. Blake Nissen/The Boston Globe A day before the second anniversary of… Continue Reading →
When Bower opens at 771 Beacon St. this spring, the twin-towered residential development will not only include sustainability elements that consider the environment, but “biophilic” ones to improve its residents’ health and happiness. Bower is the first phase of the long-mooted Fenway Center mixed-use, transit-oriented development abutting Lansdowne Station on the commuter rail a mere… Continue Reading →
The project’s second phase will require a vast deck above the Mass. Pike, something no one has built since Copley Place opened in the 1980s.Gensler The second, more complicated phase of the long-planned Fenway Center mega-development above the Massachusetts Turnpike could soon be moving forward, with a new look. Developer John Rosenthal has filed plans… Continue Reading →
A 312-unit, two-building apartment project called Bower will mark a milestone in the oft-delayed project The first phase of the five-building Fenway Center development where Beacon Street meets the Massachusetts Turnpike and Commonwealth Avenue will open in spring 2020, according to developer Gerding Edlen, which is developing the phase along with Meredith Management and Nuveen… Continue Reading →
John Rosenthal, one of the founders of Stop Gun Violence, talks about the group’s 25 years of advocacy for stronger controls and the effect on gun violence. Interview for BNN News. Aired October 16, 2019.
Contact: Dom Slowey 781-710-0014 email@example.com Stop Handgun Violence Celebrates 25 Years of Activism to Enact Sensible, Safe Gun Laws in Massachusetts Urban Massachusetts leads the nation with the lowest gun death rate in the continental United States Oct 9, 2019 (Boston, MA) – Stop Handgun Violence — the Massachusetts based non-profit organization that works to… Continue Reading →
Recent cable program interview with John Rosenthal, our president.
WGBH’s Greater Boston TV segment with John Rosenthal setting the record straight on gun violence prevention. Most Democrats — and Americans — are in favor of expanded background checks for gun purchases, and President Trump recently declared he was as well in the wake of three recent mass shootings that left 34 dead in Texas,… Continue Reading →
Fourteen years after he began planning a major development on land and air over the Massachusetts Turnpike at Kenmore Square, developer John Rosenthal says he is ready to start work on Phase 2 next year. Construction would commence with the part of the project that would sit on firm ground. Talking Points | Tim Logan… Continue Reading →
After 10 years planning the $470M, mixed-use Fenway Center, developer Meredith Management president John Rosenthal tells us it will be one of Boston’s biggest developments and a true smart-growth transit and renewable energy oriented project. (Now people can stop whining, “Are we there yet?”) This content is from an article titled “A $470M Dream Come True”… Continue Reading →
After 10 years planning the $470M, mixed-use Fenway Center, developer Meredith Management president John Rosenthal tells us it will be one of Boston’s biggest developments and a true smart-growth transit and renewable energy oriented project. (Now people can stop whining, “Are we there yet?”) This content is from an article titled “A $470M Dream Come… Continue Reading →
John Rosenthal is active on gun control, homelessness, and the environment — and in his spare time is a developer. CommonWealth | Written by Paul McMorrow | Photographs by Michael Manning | January 15, 2013 John Rosenthal’s Blackberry lit up. Media requests poured in from NECN, WCVB, and WBUR. MSNBC wanted to talk. Even the Arabic-language… Continue Reading →
As Fenway Park turns 100 this season, the neighborhood around it is finally growing up. April 13, 2012 | The Boston Globe | A remarkable renewal in Kenmore Square, the Fenway | As Fenway Park turns 100, development in area surrounding the stadium is finally coming into its own | By Casey Ross, Globe Staff For decades the Fenway… Continue Reading →
The empty lots abutting the Mass. Pike as it veers west from the Kenmore Square area are familiar to generations of baseball fans heading to Fenway Park — and don’t conjure up an ounce of nostalgia. They’re a trash-strewn mess. They, combined with the air rights above the Pike itself, amount to the rarest of… Continue Reading →
The Fenway Center project, stalled for nearly three years by a zoning challenge, is expected to create 1,700 construction jobs. A court ruling has removed the most significant legal barrier standing in the way of the long-delayed Fenway Center development, a $450 million complex of apartments, stores, and offices to be built over the Massachusetts… Continue Reading →