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Let's get serious about global warming

Idiot Box
By MATT BORS  |  November 09, 2012

April showers ...

The whims of the weather.
By DAVID KISH  |  May 04, 2012

Grace Jones | Hurricane

Seriously: you'll probably refuse to believe me when I say that a one-time Bond villainess is behind this near-masterpiece, a collection of way-heavy grooves packed with wit, wisdom, and ballsier-than-ballsy vocal takes.
Wall of Sound/Play It Again
By ZETH LUNDY  |  September 09, 2011

Same difference

Buses? What buses?
By KARL STEVENS  |  September 02, 2011

Before Irene, the Hurricane of ’38

The winds kicked up near the West African coast and shot across the Atlantic Ocean. Two weeks later, they barreled past Puerto Rico and turned north.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  September 02, 2011

Immortalizing Irene: dressed up to clean up, tales of survival, and blowhards

Phillipe had to endure Irene at Casa Diablo South in Newport. No problems at all, save for a titanic poplar limb, whose size had already led P&J to dub it "Johnny Wadd," falling all the way across the circular driveway and nearly taking down the pow
Paging Babe the Blue Ox  
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 02, 2011

Business-led Haiti-aid group shuts down

What happens when lawyers, public-relations experts, bankers and accountants, construction contractors, insurance brokers, and manufacturers join forces to get involved in emergency disaster relief in one of the most underdeveloped countries in the West
Seeking relief
By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 24, 2011

It's Japan's turn

This letter is in response to your editorial, "Nuclear Failure" (March 18), covering the disaster in Japan. It never fails to amaze me that change always has to be the result of catastrophe.
Letters to the Boston editor, April 8, 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 08, 2011