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Photos: Boston Comic Con 2012

Die-hard fans packed the Hynes Convention Center for the Boston Comic Con on April 21-22, 2012.
Hynes Convention Center | April 21-22, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  April 27, 2012
Weekend Books: 35th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

Weekend Books: 35th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

 My last encounter with a book collector happened while I was lurking around George R. R. Martin at the Massachusetts stop on his book tour. I met this nice fellow...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  November 10, 2011

Photos: Anime Boston 2011

Anime Boston , winner of the Best Nerd Gathering  award in the Phoenix Best 2011, takes over the Hynes Convention Center on April 22-24, 2011.
Anime Boston | Hynes Convention Center | April 22-24, 2011
By ANDREW MCFARLAND  |  April 29, 2011

Photos: No Pants Subway Ride Boston 2011

The  No Pants flash mob  prank returns to Boston public transit once again.
No Pants Subway Ride | From Alewife to Hynes Convention Center | January 9, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 14, 2011

Photos: New England Comic Con 2010

New England Comic Con at the Hynes Convention Center on October 15-17, 2010.
New England Comic Con, at Hynes Convention Center | October 15-17, 2010
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  October 22, 2010

Boston activists infiltrate bankers' convention

On Tuesday, I got a tip to tail a fleet of activists to the Hynes Convention Center while they infiltrated the American Bankers Association's Business Expo and Director's Forum.
Foreclose on this
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 16, 2010

Collegefest 2010 at Hynes Convention Center

Collegefest 2010 at Hynes Convention Center

If you love college, you love drinking, and you love women, you'll be in good company at Collegefest 2010. Frat rapper Asher Roth will perform...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  September 08, 2010
UFC Fan Expo at the Hynes Convention Center

UFC Fan Expo at the Hynes Convention Center

In case you hadn't heard, UFC 118 is coming to the TD Garden on Saturday - which marks the first time a UFC event will...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 26, 2010

Photos: Down:2:Earth Boston 2010 | April 10, 2010

D:2:E returns to the Hynes with green folk, socially conscious coffee, and bizarre birdhouses
Down:2:Earth Boston 2010, at the Hynes Convention Center, April 10, 2010
By SHAULA CLARK  |  April 16, 2010

Photos: Anime Boston 2010

Photos from Anime Boston 2010 at the Hynes Convention Center
Photos from the Northeast's largest anime confab
By MADDY MYERS  |  April 09, 2010
"Down:2:Earth" Sustainable Living Expo

"Down:2:Earth" Sustainable Living Expo

Wanna learn how to become a green warrior? Get yourself over to the Down:2:Earth sustainable living expo, a three-day crash course offering lectures and panels (“The...
By webteam  |  April 07, 2010

Bite It: Down:2:Earth

Bite It: Down:2:Earth

Look, we love the idea of "going green" as much any eco-friendly, socially conscious, "Oh, I brought my own grocery bag"-spouting urbanite. But frankly, it...
By Scott Kearnan  |  April 05, 2010

Photos: PAX East 2010 (Saturday)

Not pictured: Guy dressed as an enormous Fruit Fucker 2000
At the Hynes Convention Center | March 27, 2010
By DAVE BARKER  |  April 02, 2010
8th Annual Anime Boston Convention

8th Annual Anime Boston Convention

Attention gamers, geeks, and cosplayers: the 10th annual Anime Boston convention starts today, promising a ton of diverse events that’ll include a performance by the...
By webteam  |  March 31, 2010

In honor of PAX East: An extended Jonathan Coulton interview

Jonathan Coulton serenades Wil Wheaton at PAX 2009So -- like the other 60,000 of you who are piling into the Hynes Convention Center this weekend...
By Shaula Clark  |  March 26, 2010
Penny Arcade Expo!!!

Penny Arcade Expo!!!

Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik, author and artist of the famed gaming Web comic Penny Arcade, use their powers for good by hosting their very...
By webteam  |  March 24, 2010


Geek icon

A hurricane of pure video-game bliss is set to pummel Boston this weekend, as thousands of gamers converge on the Hynes Convention Center for the Penny Arcade Expo.
Jonathan Coulton talks PAX
By SHAULA CLARK  |  March 19, 2010
PAX East & Anime Boston: One Month Away!

PAX East & Anime Boston: One Month Away!

  There’s only one month left before PAX East comes to Boston (March 26-28). That’s right: one month until Penny Arcade’s author and artist duo...
By Maddy Myers  |  February 24, 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
Tribute To Brother Blue

Tribute To Brother Blue

New England storytellers Kevin Brooks, Cynthia Maybeck, Michael Anderson, Bruce Marcus, Tony Toledo, and Valerie Tutson take the stage for a "Tribute To Brother Blue"...
By Ian Sands  |  December 22, 2009
Roxbury Film Festival + Bombay Cinema + New England Anime Society

Roxbury Film Festival + Bombay Cinema + New England Anime Society

You can spend New Year's Eve watching the usual box-office banalities, or you can head to First Night and take in something eye-opening and different....
By Ian Sands  |  December 22, 2009

CollegeFest 2009

CollegeFest 2009

CollegeFest 2009may sound like porn, but it’s just capitalist porn. This back-to-school convention has more than 50 exhibitors selling or giving away anything from grad-school...
By Jason OBryan  |  September 23, 2009

Slideshow: Anime Boston at Hynes

Photos from Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center
Japanime lovers converged at the Hynes Convention Center on May 21, 2009

Anime Boston 2009: Mystery solved

VIDEO: Scenes from Anime Boston 2009 This past weekend marked the ninth year of the Northeast’...
By Maddy Myers  |  May 26, 2009
What's Anime Boston? Find out what it is, plus how to win a free VIP pass!

What's Anime Boston? Find out what it is, plus how to win a free VIP pass!

Where's Bulma?I was up pretty late last night. How could I have been so irresponsible on a Wednesday...
By Maddy Myers  |  May 21, 2009


 There’s an uncomfortable paradox built into every enviro-consciousness exhibition: how can ha...
By Shaula Clark  |  April 01, 2009


Here comes the sun

It's All Right
It's All Right
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  November 14, 2008

Dianne's special deal

Undeterred by her Democratic primary loss to opponent Sonia Chang-Díaz, State Senator Dianne Wilkerson is forging ahead in a sticker campaign to win re-election of her Second Suffolk seat in the state legislature.  
State Senator Dianne Wilkerson already has amassed a list of embarrassing political pratfalls. The Phoenix uncovers two more situations that should cause concern on the cusp of the election.
By TED SIEFER  |  October 22, 2008

Chick schtick

Sandra Bernhard was supposed to be performing in Boston this week. But that was before she challenged whether Sarah Palin would keep the baby if she became pregnant after being violated by a group of black men in New York.
The case of Sandra Bernhard vs. Sarah Palin begs the question: is it ever okay to use “rape” in a punch line?
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 16, 2008

Battling Scientology

In a world wracked with uncertainty, there is at least one thing you can bet on: pick a fight with the Church of Scientology, and its leaders will fight back — always with vigor, often with a vengeance, and sometimes with litigation that can be long and
Anonymous's Gregg Housh is committed to bringing down the Church of Scientology. Is he a gadfly or a goon?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 15, 2008