Let’s face it – no one has time to read eight blogs every day, let alone 23. Thankfully, that’s what Twitter is for. From the hilarious to the knowledge, fashion-forward to the critics, here are a handful of local bloggers who let their personalities shine though in 140 character bites.
Adam Castiglioni, Adam’s Hospitality & Tourism Industry Blog (@ConciergeBoston) – Adam has a great grasp on what’s going on around town from restaurants to bars, hotels and food trucks. Along with tweeting blog posts, he also asks followers for their opinions and promotes 140-character thought-provoking discussions.
Adam Gaffin, Universal Hub (@universalhub) – Adam harnesses the power of Twitter to crowdsource the latest news around town, from what’s up with the T to shootings to old photographs from Boston’s past.
Annelise Normand, Quarterlife Lifestyle (@25lifestyle & @25athome) – Annelise divides her blog content into two Twitter handles, the first for tweets about Boston, shopping, travel and “life on a grad student’s budget.” The second handle is all about design, crafting and domesticity. Annelise pulls in articles from all over the web and is quick to remind you of things like free shipping, giveaways and deals around town, adding in humor along the way.
Anulfo Baez, The Evolving Critic (@EvolvingCritic) – Eccentric tweets about art, architecture and museums around town, from the ICA to local firehouses.
Bianca Garcia, Confessions of a Chocoholic (@biancagarcia) – If you like food, especially chocolate, Bianca’s your girl. She shows love for other bloggers and often answers questions from followers like where to get the best wings or the latest workout trends.
Boston to a T (@Boston_to_a_T) – Suffolk students Aaron Lumnah and Dan Lampariello tweet about everything MBTA from funny mishaps to the latest news. They show much love for their followers including retweets and Follow Fridays.
David Santori, Frenchie and the Yankee (@frenchieyankee) – Tweeting about his latest culinary endeavors, as well as funny 140-character stories about sodas at the movies and downed refrigerators. He also shows a lot of Follow Friday love for new and interesting followers.
Days of Y’Orr Crew (@JonFDOY, @JustinDOY, @PezDOY, @RobbPizzDOY, @Purrgeron) – Even if you don’t even like sports, the Days of Y’Orr crew is worth a follow. They’ll keep you up to date on the latest Bruins news, adding hilarious commentary along the way. Oh, and they show mad love for their followers, too.
Greg Cookland, New England Journal of Aesthetic Research (@AestheticResear) – For art lovers out there, Aesthetic Research is worth a follow for the cool links to unique local art and mixed in with some Occupy Wall Street tweets. Not bad.
Lena Chen, The Chicktionary (@lenachen) – Lena is Harvard grad and self-desrcibed “sexpert.” Her tweets are a collection of musing about her book proposal, worldly travels, and of course, her sex life, with lots of tips for followers along the way.
Marc, Boston Restaurant Talk & Boston’s Hidden Restaurants (@HiddenBoston) – Looking for info on what restaurants are opening and closing in your neighborhood? Marc tweets it all, so you can get on with your dining.
Martini, Beyond Boston Chic (@beyondboschic) – This fashionista knows her way around a blog, which, luckily for us, translates over to her Twitter account. From tweets about her commute to finding peanut butter in her hair, Martini lets you know she’s a real person, too.
MC Slim JB (@mcslimjb) – MC Slim JB is a local restaurant critic who knows his way around a plate. His Twitter handle pulls in a variety of food reviews across town, and he’ll always let you know what he’s eating.
Molly Galler, Pop.Bop.Shop (@mollygaller) – A girl about town, Molly literally knows everything that’s going on in every part of the city, especially if it involves fashion or food. Molly’s Twitter is a mix of links she loves across the web, an abundance of beautiful Instagram photos and much love for her followers.
Richard Chudy, Boston Burger Blog (@bostonburger) – Richard is a personal chef with a fantastic grasp on Boston’s burger scene. He tweets about his endeavors as a chef and, of course, about burgers, always showing much love for his followers.
Sean Donovan, BostonMo (@BostonMo) – Sean describes himself as “Conceited, self-absorbed, pompous, arrogant asshole – I probably hate you, you probably hate me, but we will get along famously!” His hilarious and brutally honest tweets cover everything from events around town to fashion to restaurants. Also, check out Landry’s Q&A with Sean from last week.
Tom O’Keefe, BostonTweet (@BostonTweet) – If you’re not already following @BostonTweet, you’re seriously missing out. Tom’s Twitter handle is loaded with content, from the latest events in Boston to giveaways to what beer is on tap tonight.
We know this doesn’t even begin to skim the surface of bloggers in Boston. Who do you follow?