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Review: David Young knows where he's going

David Young's Selected and New Poems is a good book by a good poet. You'll have to take my word for that, because I am not going to quote from his poems.
Poet's progress
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  October 29, 2010
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Great Taste Bakery and Restaurant

After a series of unimpressive Chinese restaurants (and one Korean place) had vacated the premises, this odd double-storefront reopened with a silly name — and actually delivers on it. All the food we had did taste great!
A Chinatown eatery that lives up to its name
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  April 17, 2009
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Truly Siggnificant

Ten to 15 years ago, no one in the Western art world would have predicted that contemporary Asian art, specifically Chinese work, would not only dominate the market but also increase in value as rapidly as it has.
‘Mahjong: Chinese Contemporary Art from the Sigg Collection’ at the Peabody Essex Museum
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  February 04, 2009
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Ready or not (mostly not)

Oh, Beijing. You’re like the ex-boyfriend that I wanted so badly to love, but just couldn’t bring myself to face in the morning, once the booze wore off.
Beijing says it's ready for the Olympics. Uh, really, Beijing?
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  August 06, 2008
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Dice-k Dictionary

The Red Sox’ signing of Daisuke Matsuzaka bolster Boston’s starting rotation and spawned a burgeoning industry in Japanese signage around Fenway Park.
Translating the sudden explosion of Japanese signs in the Fenway
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 16, 2007
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Year of the Pig

In Chinese astrology, 2007 is the Year of the Pig. To celebrate the swine, we’re counting down the top 20 oinkers of all time.
The top 20 porkers in pop culture history
By RYAN STEWART  |  February 15, 2007