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Mandy and Joe's Restaurant

Keeping it real in Brighton Center for more than 60 years
Keeping it real in Brighton Center for more than 60 years
By MC SLIM JB  |  May 29, 2010
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Where everybody knows its name

In describing the changes that have shaped the South End since Jeremiah J. Foley poured his first glass of whiskey there one century ago this month, one need not look far for metaphors.
J.J. Foley's Celebrates its 100th
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 11, 2009
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High dives

Dive bars. Where the drinks are cold and stiff. Where the air wafts with the unmistakable but not-altogether-unpleasant tang of suds long since spilled. Where the neon shines bright and true and the jukebox plays good and loud.
It's harder than ever to find a bar with soul in town these days. But it's not impossible.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 04, 2009
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Eatin’ good in Boston’s ’hoods

Part of the backbone of any urban neighborhood is its small, independent restaurants.
15 joints, pubs, and bistros worth the trip
By MC SLIM JB  |  September 20, 2007

Art & booze news

Fresh Pond Cinemas has reopened after going dark for a few weeks in January after Entertainment Cinemas, a South Easton–based company that also oversees theaters in Leominster and South Dennis, purchased the property from Loews.
Fresh Pond reopens, Zeitgeist moves, and Plough & Stars plans to reopen
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  February 16, 2006