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Photos: Houseboaters living at the the Shipyard Quarters Marina

Houseboaters living at the the Shipyard Quarters Marina give the Phoenix a tour of their home.
Boat people
By MARY FLATLEY  |  August 19, 2011
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Boat people

For around $200 a month, houseboaters get a place to dock — plus electricity, refuse service, and Wi-Fi. There's no security deposit, homeowners' taxes, or assessment fees.
They cover the waterfront
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  August 19, 2011
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A Tale of Two Towns

Charlestown was baptized in bloodshed. Yet this unique, fertile turf has been generally overlooked by Hollywood, which has preferred instead its old rival South Boston, the primary backdrop for Oscar winners Good Will Hunting and The Departed .
Renowned for its roguish history, Charlestown is finally getting Hollywood's attention
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 18, 2009
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Sensing

I've enjoyed the revival of 1950s-style French bistros, but it's been quite a while since I could review a full-tilt example of 1980s French "nouvelle cuisine," which brought on bipolar reform.
An old twist for a new French restaurant
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  May 08, 2009
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If terrorists hit Boston

What follows is a scenario roughly based on two real-world post-9/11 terrorist attacks.
In The Edge of Disaster , a security expert warns that the US is not prepared for future disasters
By STEPHEN FLYNN  |  March 08, 2007