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Great northern stomp

Democratic US Representative Michael Michaud of Maine's 2nd District regularly shows up on lists of the least effective, least powerful, least respected, and least intelligent members of Congress. So, how does Michaud keep getting re-elected by hefty ma
Politics + Other Mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  July 27, 2012

Review: District

With the fall television season beginning, it is worth remembering the best TV show of the last decade: NBC's Las Vegas . Man, that show was good.
District is hard to classify, but hard to go wrong
By BRIAN DUFF  |  September 30, 2011
capuano 4

Boston's last congressman?

At the moment, neither the Senate president nor the Speaker of the House lives in the city. And in two years, the unthinkable could become reality: Boston might not have a single congressman residing in its borders.
Musical chairs dept.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 02, 2011

What happens if they hold a city election and nobody notices?

The past few years, Boston has been almost continuously wrapped up in big, attention-getting elections.
Quiet fight
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 10, 2011

Political fodder

Despite some notable successes described here last week, 2010 was a sobering year for the restaurant business.
Will the GOP save the restaurant industry?
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 31, 2010


It's amazing, the difference a piece of paper can make. Now, don't get us wrong: when it comes to certain systems of issuing licenses, we...
By Stuff Boston  |  July 26, 2010


52 ways to leave 2009

Your usual lackadaisical approach to New Year's Eve — just see what happens and go with the flow — is not going to cut it this year. Sure, the end of this decade may not have the same kind of new-millennium pressure riding on it as the last one, b
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science.
By SHAULA CLARK  |  January 01, 2010
Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

The STUFF crew sounded like a gang of valley girls in this year's first editorial meeting about the nightlife issue. "There's absolutely nowhere to dance...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 19, 2009
“Working with the Media 101” at District

“Working with the Media 101” at District

 Perhaps you loaded our website this week and feverishly scanned it for a mention of that basement show you’re playing. Or that art opening you’re...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 08, 2009