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The Rise of Transit-Oriented Development in Greater Boston

Over the past few weeks as I’ve been riding the MBTA commuter rail to work, I’ve been thinking about how transportation is an increasingly important factor when deciding where to live. Massachusetts residents are thinking long and hard about their commutes to work as they face traffic jams on major highways, delays and overcrowding on…

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Five for Friday: Kathryn Alexander

Five for Friday is a regular Solomon McCown blog feature in which one of our PR pros shares five of their favorite hobbies, passions, or interests. This week, we hear from Senior Account Executive Kathryn Alexander, photographed with her boyfriend, Mike, at Jack’s Abby. Within the SM& office walls, there are quite a few brew…

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The BEAT with Bob Coughlin

The BEAT: A video series featuring an intimate conversation with innovators on what drives them and how they meet challenges. We are proud to launch The BEAT series with Bob Coughlin, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), who shares his thoughts on advancing and maintaining the state’s leadership in the life sciences…

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Everything I Need to Know I Learned at Summer Camp

As summer winds down and my kids come home from camp, I am reminded about how much I learned during those eight weeks away that I still keep with me today and use as part of my daily professional life. Sharing: At camp you have to pool resources, using whatever individual campers can contribute for…

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Key Takeaways from Boston Business Journal Breakfast: Real Estate Market Cautious, Not Nervous

The Boston Business Journal recently re-launched its impactful panel series. Our team had the pleasure of attending its second event – Real Estate: What’s Ahead in a Red Hot Market, moderated by BBJ Real Estate Editor Catherine Carlock. The expert panel featuring Goulston & Storrs Real Estate Group Partner and Co-Chair Debbie Horwitz, Skanska USA Commercial Development CEO and President Shawn Hurley, WonderGroup Real Estate Development Developer Jacqueline…

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Crisis Expert Ashley McCown on Airline Communication Struggles

The skies have not been friendly for airlines this summer, as both Delta and Southwest have dealt with major outages that have inconvenienced customers and damaged their brand. Solomon McCown President and crisis communication expert Ashley McCown shares her perspective on how organizations can best rebuild trust with customers in aftermath of the disruption with…

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Five for Friday: Alex Nickel-Milstone

Five for Friday is a regular Solomon McCown blog feature in which one of our PR pros shares five of their favorite hobbies, passions, or interests. This week, we hear from Account Coordinator Alex Nickel-Milstone, photographed here with her boyfriend. I’ve been lucky enough to call Boston my home for the past five years. I…

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Social Media Showdown: What Instagram Stories Means for the Brand

  Last week, Instagram unveiled its newest feature. “Instagram Stories” allows users to add photos or videos that disappear after 24 hours. Sound familiar? It is. Snapchat has had this feature for two years. This update to Instagram allows users to sort their Instagram photos into a slideshow of photos, to be seen by their…

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Five for Friday – Meghan M

Five for Friday is a regular Solomon McCown blog feature in which one of our PR pros shares five of their favorite hobbies, passions, or interests. As an avid reader, I love sharing books I enjoy, and there’s no better time than summer to start a new book whether you’re on the beach, on a…

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America’s Use of Public Space: Some Lessons from Italy

Recently, my husband and I were lucky enough to spend two weeks traveling around the Italian countryside. It’s an interesting time for Americans to travel abroad, to say the least. As we traveled around, we met with Italians who remarked that fewer Americans than usual were visiting their communities. We chatted with British citizens enjoying…

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