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Night strife; bye-bye, Big East; sexual politics; Fruit of the boom

On weekends busloads of thugs from Massachusetts are making their way to the war zone of Richmond Street and the surrounding neighborhood we used to lovingly call "ProHo."
Economic development?
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 11, 2012
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The quiet side of A Place To Bury Strangers

When you are surrounded with those jagged barbs of sheer bloody noise for the first time, do you run for the hills or continue to stick your head in the acid bath? It only takes a few seconds of luxuriating in the stinging audio hailstorm that is A Plac
Sonic bids
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  March 30, 2012

Photos: Sin-O-Matic at Machine (NSFW)

Machine hosts its monthly, inhibition-free and fetish-filled Sin-O-Matic night on November 19th, 2011.
Machine | November 19th, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 23, 2011

Photos: Time Travel Night at Machine

Past was present and the future was, well, spangly and silver, at Machine's Time Travel Night, November 11, 2011.
Machine | November 11, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 18, 2011

Photos: One Night in Boston 2011

STUFF Magazine presents photos taken in Boston's streets over eight hours on the night of July 15, 2011; here are a few of our favorites.
Fifteen photographers. Eight hours.
By STUFF BOSTON  |  August 12, 2011

At a downtown bar: Fluffernutters and pickle juice

For a city driven, in many ways, by its youthful artist-entrepreneurial class, there is surprisingly little in the way of hipster night spots.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  December 03, 2010

The State Theatre: This is actually going to work

There's no question that the reopening of the State Theatre has people in this town pretty damn excited. As photos of the reconstruction have leaked out, the fever has built, often almost completely irrespective of that bands that have so far been line
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 15, 2010

January Club Crawl: Geno’s, Empire Dine and Dance, and Asylum

Or, join three local bars for an innovative club crawl. Drink. Rock. Leave. is a joint effort between Geno’s, Empire Dine and Dance, and Asylum...
By webteam  |  January 06, 2010

2010 preview

What’s coming to the clubs
Music Seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 01, 2010

Review: Out on the town

Bars and clubs everywhere, 2009
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 25, 2009

2K10: Countdown to relief

We’re currently dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s of our New Year’s Eve calendar, which you can see in its current incarnation in our...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  December 23, 2009

Bring on the reggae

DJ LUKADUKE brings the reggae/dancehall party heat to Slainte tonight, for a 9 pm show that ought to fill up (and steam up) mighty quickly...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  December 23, 2009

A wholey boozy night

This year’s primary option for a boozy (and holy, yes) night on the town is Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, where DJ JON pre-empts ’80s night (which...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  December 23, 2009

Final goodbyes to StyXX

StyXX’s owner is moving to San Diego, and the club is launching a weekend of FINAL CELEBRATIONS with a going-away party tonight. Crazy drink specials...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  August 20, 2009

An Interview with Tim from the superstar foursome Antiques

Back in 2007 I saw a band named Antiques play P.A.’s Lounge in Somerville. At that show, the only people to show up were me, my four friends, and maybe two other people. It’s not exactly an anomaly for a band to find themselves playing to an empty room at that place. But in this situation it was so painfully obvious to everyone in attendance that this band clearly should have been playing to a packed club and not six clowns such as ourselves. They were that good. So then and there I decided that I had to write an article about them, one that would put these boys into the spotlight they so richly deserved. And I did. The article was called “Dynamic Duo” and it was in the “Music and Clubs” section of the paper. It, of course, made the band stars, just as Jon Landau’s piece in The Real Paper (!) catapulted Bruce Springst
By Ian Sands  |  March 20, 2009