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Prospect Park

Yes! Baseball season is finally here. All is as it should be in the world, if not with the Red Sox, who have had a tough start. But that’s OK.
Balls, Pucks & Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  April 23, 2010
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Kidz In The Hall | Land Of Make Believe

The Most Improved Player award goes to . . . Kidz in the Hall for finally living up to the hype that caught their sail in 2008.
Duck Down (2010)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 19, 2010

Law students luckier than the rest

While I know it has been extremely difficult for recent law-school graduates to find employment this year, the data in Kara Baskin’s story was not accurate. Ninety-two percent of our class of 2008 was employed within six months after graduation.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 8, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 08, 2009

Trigger unhappy

Guns don’t kill people. People kill people.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 1, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 01, 2009

Bring back Maris

Alex Rodriguez, media lightning rod and three-time American League MVP, was never my favorite, even before he wore pinstripes.
 Balls, Pucks and Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  February 25, 2009

Crossword: ''A little bit of everything''


More random words in a mesh
By MATT JONES  |  July 09, 2008


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Just the two of us

I almost slept over at Nat Baldwin’s house once.

Nat Baldwin lugs his bass into your heart


By CAMILLE DODERO  |  April 22, 2008
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Symphony of buds

Apart from being an ephemeral player in the local music scene — he played at Strange Maine last fall, while living in Bar Harbor — New Hampshire-based upright bassist Nat Baldwin has some very influential friends.
Nat Baldwin and friends make a familiar but beguiling album
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 16, 2008
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Not-so-instant karma

No matter what happens over their next two games, the Patriots will not have gone undefeated in 2007.
After decades of curses and calamities, Boston’s sports fortunes are at an unprecedented high. So can we stop the whining?
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 19, 2007
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Yankee Hating 101

“Hate” is such a harsh word.
All you need to know about this national pastime
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 28, 2006
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Best buy?

Sony already ensured that I (and every other Boston critic) would be inclined to give this game a favorable review before even playing it, by putting David Ortiz — 2005’s real MVP — on the cover.
MLB ’06 is a line-drive double
By RYAN STEWART  |  March 30, 2006


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Amateur hour

Do you love America’s pastime in all its plodding glory? Or do you merely seek the vicarious thrills of jacking dingers over the Green Monster?
MVP Baseball loses its license to line-drive
By MITCH KRPATA  |  January 31, 2006
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Tim Gearan

Gearan has long been a roots-guitar MVP in the Boston area, but he’s also a talented songwriter and singer.
Trouble Wheels | Guernica
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 30, 2006
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Game on

Dodgers win the Series! Bird plays H.O.R.S.E.! Congressman Canseco! We have seen the future of sports (and its name is Tony Graffanino).
Our 2006 predictions for New England's teams
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  January 06, 2006