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Never Saw 'Em Coming

Wasn't it so uncomfortable when we found out two white men set off bombs at the Boston Marathon last week, and people started looking suspiciously at white guys? Oh, wait . . . they didn't.
Diverse City
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  April 20, 2013

Photos: 2012 Boston Marathon

April 16, 2012
April 16, 2012
By JEREMIAH ROBINSON  |  April 20, 2012

Photos: Boston Marathon 2010

Candid shots of the Boston Marathon 2010.
Other sides of the Boston Marathon
By REYNOLDS AVLON  |  April 23, 2010

Making change

John Sinclair’s poem “Ask Me Now” leaves little question about the poet’s values.
John Sinclair vs. ‘the dictates of conventional society’
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 23, 2010

Sporting Eye

There were 7800 official entries and between 2000 and 3000 others along for the ride. By our crude calculations, the leaders were a mile and a half into the course by the time the last runner crossed the starting line.
See how they ran: No loneliness for these long-distance athletes
By GEORGE KIMBALL and MICHAEL GEE  |  May 01, 2009
Santoro, Fletcher, Forsberg and WTF

Santoro, Fletcher, Forsberg and WTF

  Henry Santoro: 180 is about the "Craigslist Killer", Fletcher reviews music he hasn'...
By Charlie  |  April 21, 2009

Casco Bay to Copley Square . . . via Hopkinton

When Boston Marathon runners cross the Copley Square finish line next Monday and sponge the diarrhea off their thighs, Will Thomas and Seth Bradbury will have even more to celebrate than their fellow soiled athletes.
Epic stupidity?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 17, 2009

War of independents

The IFFB is determined to wrest cinematic freedom from the imperial power of the Hollywood studios.
The Independent Film Festival of Boston fights for freedom of the screens
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 22, 2008

Cheating hall of fame

By ADAM REILLY  |  October 03, 2007

New editor for Boston Phoenix

Lance Gould, a journalist with 20 years’ experience at leading New York–based newspapers and magazines, will become the next Editor of the Boston Phoenix .
Veteran New York editor Lance Gould to helm the weekly
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 28, 2007

Flashbacks: April 28, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Jessica McConnell.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By EDITORIAL  |  April 28, 2006