Metro

Mayor Menino at home away from home

The recuperating mayor has set up shop in the Parkman House, a manse about as far from his Readville home as a man of the people can get

Running Boston from the Parkman House

Trying to run a city of more than 625,000 people while recovering after an eight-week hospital stay that requires two physical therapy sessions a day is difficult when your home is more than 12 miles away. Instead, Mayor Thomas M. Menino and his staff are doing most of that these days in the Parkman House mansion, transforming it into a temporary work and living space while Menino gets healthy.