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Event puts the 'dates' in 'candidates'

In their quest to land one of Boston’s four at-large City Council seats, the eight remaining candidates have shaken more hands and kissed more behinds than anyone probably should in swine-flu season.
Kiss and Sell Dept.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 30, 2009
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Knight of night life

The most feared man in Boston isn’t a crazy-eyed killer or a brutal street thug — he’s an elected official. Evidence? When was the last time you heard a disgruntled Boston businessperson publicly criticize Mayor Tom Menino?
Taking on Boston’s biggest bully
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 23, 2009
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Meet your Massachusetts Governor's Council

In this perilous economy, Governor Deval Patrick is faced with extraordinary economic challenges.
Clown committee
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 14, 2009
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Free for all

Striking parallels emerge between the upcoming mayor's race and the historic race of 1983.
Is Mayor Menino getting White-washed? Plus, Sam Yoon's not-so-friendly skies
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 10, 2008

The friends of Jack Kelly

This article originally appeared in the July 4, 1978 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
In the end, the adventure killed him
By DAVE O'BRIAN AND TOM SHEEHAN  |  July 08, 2008
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Bad Boston

Why are Bostonians so damn mean?
27 things that drive us crazy about the city we love
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 17, 2007


Banned in Boston again?

This article originally appeared in the July 5, 1977 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Plans to upgrade the Combat Zone have been an utter failure — and there’s plenty of blame to go around
By DAVE O'BRIAN  |  November 14, 2006