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Menino speaks

Menino's State of the City addresses are less political speeches and more civic homilies — big-hearted sermons aimed at keeping a healthy majority of voters firmly in the mayor's pews. These speeches are about consolidating and renewing power, rather t

By EDITORIAL  |  February 08, 2013

An (almost) A-to-Z guide to Boston

Welcome to Boston, college kids.
From Ben Affleck to Yawkey Way
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  January 28, 2011

Anthem Kitchen + Bar

The original Anthem (RIP, 2007) was half bistro, half sports bar, all competent in a way that made it the best oversize restaurant ever between the Department of Mental Health and the variously named Boston Garden.
Half bistro, half sports bar, all quality
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  October 22, 2010

Lightning strikes twice

The Chameleons' Mark Burgess returns to Boston
The Chameleons' Mark Burgess returns to Boston
By REYAN ALI  |  July 30, 2010

Hot spots in an instant

Cologne on, dress pants clean, and IDs ready — your Friday night is in full swing. But before you take a step behind the bouncer-guarded pearly gates, check your cell phone. It may just save you the cover charge.
Real-Time Clubbing
By MARIANNA FAYNSHTEYN  |  February 26, 2010

Menino's promise

Boston's political tribes checked their traditional hostilities at the door this week when they trooped into Faneuil Hall for the inauguration of Mayor Thomas Menino, who took the oath to serve an unprecedented fifth term.
Realizing his pledge of flexibility is the key to Boston's future success
By EDITORIAL  |  January 08, 2010

Faneuil Hall 25th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Faneuil Hall 25th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Remember "good, clean fun"? We've read stories about it from the '50s, but tonight our fair city celebrates it with the Faneuil Hall 25th Annual...
By Jason OBryan  |  November 17, 2009
Thoughts on the Final Mayoral Debate and Field Guide for Undecided Voters

Thoughts on the Final Mayoral Debate and Field Guide for Undecided Voters

I’m not sure why my colleagues and I have been tirelessly hustling and sleeping as few hours as citywide candidates this election season, since the...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 28, 2009

The annunciations

The broad brush strokes of Teddy Kennedy's presidential announcement may have uplifted liberal hearts, but Jerry Brown's announcement challenged liberal thinking with some pencil-sharp specifics about the role of government in economic planning for the 1
East Coast, West Coast: It's the Ted & Jerry Show

Photos: Shiny Toy Guns at Faneuil Hall

Photos of Shiny Toy Guns at Faneuil Hall on July 9
Shiny Toy Guns, live at Faneuil Hall, July 9
By DAVID F NICHOLSON  |  July 17, 2009
Harborfest 2009

Harborfest 2009

Never mind that the British pound is still crushing the US dollar — roughly 230 years ago, us Yanks whipped some bright-red Tory ass, and...
By Shaula Clark  |  June 24, 2009

Worldwide Marijuana March

High times await at the Worldwide Marijuana March, as hordes of heshers converge upon Faneuil Hall ...
By Shaula Clark  |  April 29, 2009
Spring Silent Rave

Spring Silent Rave

It’s time once again to seizure in unison with scads of other flash-mobbin’ dance fiends: the Spr...
By Shaula Clark  |  April 14, 2009


The next Chinese Year of the Snake doesn’t roll around till 2013, but 2008 is looking like the Yea...
By Shaula Clark  |  November 19, 2008