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The pols’ kids are all right; pack your bags, Bobby V.; vidal’s rich legacy

Phillipe and Jorge can tell you that we were angels as 'utes, never giving our parents the least bit of trouble amidst the exploding hormones.
Teen frenzy
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 10, 2012
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Photos: Roger Waters: The Wall at Fenway Park

Roger Waters performs The Wall at Fenway Park on July 1, 2012.
July 1, 2012
By TIM BUGBEE  |  July 06, 2012
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The Grand Opening

Three rainouts delayed the very first Opening Day at the new Fenway Park, and the sinking of the Titanic initially dimmed enthusiasm.
Excerpted from Fenway Park: The Centennial (St. Martin’s Press, 2012)
By SAUL WISNIA  |  March 30, 2012
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What's that noise?

That great nuisance returns to Fenway Park.
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By KARL STEVENS  |  March 30, 2012

Black Bears at Fenway

I had my doubts about Frozen Fenway, the 16-day-long "ice event" held at the venerable old ballpark, starting on New Year's Day.
Balls, Pucks, and Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  January 27, 2012
What did Lansdowne Street look like before Fenway Park was built?

What did Lansdowne Street look like before Fenway Park was built?


Not much: Also via the Globe's story on 100-year-old things: a really old photo of Fenway Park: 
By Carly Carioli  |  January 04, 2012


Gilding the turd

The issues surrounding the Cumberland County Civic Center's potential refurbishing remind me of the problems people face when they drive piece-of-shit cars.
Balls, pucks and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  October 07, 2011
The Former Ugly Duckling Award

The Former Ugly Duckling Award


BASHO | Photo: JOEL VEAK  This big win goes to the restaurants in Fenway Park's immediate vicinity. A few short years ago, this neighborhood's food...
By MC Slim JB  |  October 03, 2011
[live review] Shipping up to Fenway Park with the Dropkick Murphys and Bosstones

[live review] Shipping up to Fenway Park with the Dropkick Murphys and Bosstones


PHOTOS: See Dan Watkins's slideshow for more live photos from the Dropkick Murphys/Bosstones showIf someone had told me 10 years ago that I’d be seeing...
By Barry Thompson  |  September 09, 2011
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Photos: Dropkick Murphys and Mighty Mighty Bosstones at Fenway Park, Night 1

Dropkick Murphys, Bosstones, and Street Dogs rock Fenway Park for the first of two bagpipe-and-scally-cap-filled concerts.
Dropkick Murphys + Mighty Mighty Bosstones + Street Dogs | Fenway Park | September 8
By DAN WATKINS  |  September 09, 2011
At just $3, there’s no doubt that frozen lemonde (as they...

At just $3, there’s no doubt that frozen lemonde (as they...


At just $3, there’s no doubt that frozen lemonde (as they call it) is the best buy at Fenway. Not to mention that it’s not...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 11, 2011


Can you say DKMMMB? Dropkick Murphys and Mighty Mighty Bosstones to play (part of) Fenway Park.


CALLED UP TO THE BIG LEAGUES: The last time DKM/MMB got together at a ballpark, somebody took this video. Looks like Pearl Jam fans will...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 28, 2011

Fenway Park pulls concert permits for Sept. 8-10; Is Pearl Jam headed to Yawkey Way?


 UPDATE: Our bud Jed Gottlieb over at the Boston Herald has done some digging and unearthed a local possibility -- the Dropkick Murphys and Mighty...
By Michael Marotta  |  June 21, 2011

Too soon?

June 17, 2007 was Father’s Day. I was at Fenway with my buddy, Brian Liddy, for an interleague game.
Balls, pucks and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  May 20, 2011
The Big 4 hits Yankee Stadium

The Big 4 hits Yankee Stadium


Meh, no big deal, right? I mean, who needs METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH, and ANTHRAX when we here in Boston have BACKSTREET BOYS and the effing...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 30, 2011
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A Red Sox aural history

Going to a ballgame for the music is like visiting a bus station for bouillabaisse. You shouldn't get your hopes up.
How I learned to face the music
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 08, 2011


How I Learned To Face The Music


Going to a ballgame for the music is like visiting a bus station for bouillabaisse. You...  Originally posted on soxmobster.tumblr.com. Chris Faraone's book, "How I Learned...
By Chris Faraone  |  April 06, 2011
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Blackboard jungle

Look who's swinging in on a vine with a long and loud Tarzan yell to take over as chairman of the Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education: it's our old pal "George of the Jungle" Caruolo.
Taking charge; bitchin' 'bout the Steelers; campaign notes
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 11, 2011
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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
NKOTBSB and Other Converged Boy Band Fiestas We Can't Wait To See At Fenway

NKOTBSB and Other Converged Boy Band Fiestas We Can't Wait To See At Fenway


As you probably know by now unless you've been hiding under a cock, the New Kids On The Block and the Backstreet Boys are playing...
By Chris Faraone  |  January 26, 2011

[phlipcam video] New Kids On The Block & Backstreet Boys press conference @ Fenway Park


This afternoon at a cold, snow-covered Fenway Park, a decades-old question with deep-rooted Boston implications was finally answered: How do you make Aerosmith look badass?...
By Michael Marotta  |  January 26, 2011


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Local experts predict the Boston of the future

There's more to imagining our city's future than placing bets on when Hizzoner will retire (which is just an exercise in futility at this point).
Best Decade Ever
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 15, 2011
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The Varsity Girls aim for pop stardom

By the time I arrive at their Lowell recording studio to talk to the teenage pop/R&B dynamos Varsity Girls, it's almost 10 pm, and I'm expecting to encounter an exhausted group of studio-tanned kids burned out after a full day of singing and more sin
Making the cut
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  January 07, 2011
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Bleacher Bar

A touristy sports bar with occasional pop in its bat
A touristy sports bar with occasional pop in its bat
By MC SLIM JB  |  November 05, 2010

Red Sox Nation, meet your new existential dread

For my entire life, I have esteemed the Red Sox above all other teams.
Balls, pucks, and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  October 08, 2010

[VIDEO] From the Red Carpet premiere: Q&As with Ben Affleck, Blake Lively, Jon Hamm, and 6 more


Video by Sarah PatersonYou already saw what we had to say about last week's Fenway Park premiere of The Town. Now you can hear it...
By Shaula Clark  |  September 20, 2010


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Man about Town: Chuck Hogan

One day back in 2009, Chuck Hogan snuck onto the set of the movie adaptation of his own novel. He was not recognized, once, by anyone at all.

By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 17, 2010
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Review: The Town

There’s an episode in Chuck Hogan’s Prince of Thieves that I was sure Ben Affleck was going to include in his adaptation of the novel.
Ben Affleck is a criminal genius. Bank on it.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 17, 2010
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Photos: Red-carpet premiere of ''The Town'' at Fenway Park

In the line-up: Ben Affleck, Blake Lively, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Matt Damon, and more
Live from the premiere screening of "The Town"
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  September 17, 2010
PHOTOS: Report from the red carpet at the Fenway Park premiere of "The Town"

PHOTOS: Report from the red carpet at the Fenway Park premiere of "The Town"


PHOTOS: Click here for more red-carpet photos from the premiere With the Rays and Yankees slugging it out for the AL East and the Red...
By Tom Meek  |  September 15, 2010