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You have to admire pioneers in the restaurant business like Pho Republique, which took a big risk in 1999 by opening in a half-gentrified corner of the South End.
Bracing subcontinental flavors burst into Southie
MC SLIM JB
| April 16, 2010
The only aspect of Allysen Callery's talents more impressive than her nimble, nylon-string finger-picking is her unmistakable voice.
Allysen Callery returns with Hobgoblin’s Hat
| February 12, 2010
In this economy and in downtown Wakefield, it's a tough task to keep a restaurant going.
A cut above the rest in Wakefield
| January 15, 2010
The Big Hurt: Season's beatings
Taking advantage of your seasonal obligation to buy stuff for people, the music industry unleashes its annual torrent of giftable crap: holiday albums, greatest-hits packages, high-profile releases, deluxe reissues.
The Big Hurt holiday shopper
| December 04, 2009
Tavern at the End of the World
They say there's no accounting for taste, though most folks will agree that if your tastes and mine are similar, then we both have good taste. This occurred to me as I scanned the jukebox at Charlestown's Tavern at the End of the World, a neighborhood b
Nice surprises in a warm, pubby package
MC SLIM JB
| November 20, 2009
Letters to the Portland editor: April 24,2009
Having worked at Guy Gannett for years, I have sadly watched the papers drop in size, content, quality .
What was once a top-quality, prestigious paper, has surely come down.
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| April 24, 2009
On their way to Memphis
Their name sort of gives them away.
The Lomax mine the South, and the past, on their debut disc
| February 11, 2009
J.J. Foley's Café
An old standby starts low and aims high.
An old standby starts low and aims high
| December 17, 2008
Les jours de gloire
“Symbols of Power: Napoleon and the Art of the Empire Style, 1800–1815” looks at the Napoleonic riddle in the mirror of its art.
Napoleon’s Empire style at the MFA
| October 16, 2007
The battle for the Algerians
Sweet victory of the ex-colony.
Indigènes inspires; Becket bores
| February 23, 2007
Timothy Leary's dead
This article originally appeared in the March 17, 1981 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
The psychedelic revival
| October 25, 2006
Leonard Cohen once said that living in England was like living inside a cabbage, a simile I can improve only by adding: an electrified cabbage.
Arctic Monkeys beat the hype
| March 13, 2006
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