Annual candidate Roy Owens, who normally contents himself with losing races for state rep and city council in Roxbury, wants to try losing a bigger race this year - for mayor.
He's even got a real Web site this time, granted, one that looks like he's running for judge or to represent you on your toughest personal-injury claims. And, OK, he blames Sonia Chang-Diaz for All the Things. But baby steps.
Meanwhile, second-time mayoral candidate John Barros is set to do an "Ask Me Anything" forum, but not on Reddit, which anybody with a Web browser can read, but on Clubhouse, the exclusive audio forum currently limited to people impressive enough to get a very special invite - which was the same sort of buzz-inducing rollout that Google+ tried back in the day.
The sesh starts at 8 p.m. on Monday if you're one of the technorati.
The Job Training Alliance will hold a forum for mayoral candidates focusing on how to ensure "ALL Boston workers thrive in the new economy." Starts at noon on Thursday, and is available to anybody with a Zoom client. Free registration required.
One of those candidates, current City Councilor and former East Boston High School teacher Annissa Essaibi-George, recently released her education plan.
David Halbert, also making his second bid for citywide office, but for one of the four open at-large seats on the city council, recently talked to the Stony Brook Neighborhood Association in Jamaica Plain.