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Hearty and sweet

America's war on obesity is going nowhere.
Sonny's finds the right mix of flavors and textures
By BRIAN DUFF  |  March 19, 2010

Champlin's Seafood

There are clam shacks and there are clam shacks. Champlin's is more of a clam duplex, hot meals upstairs and fish market below. If you have friends visiting from the coast of Maine, where they take this sort of place seriously, bring them down and show
Clam shack bragging rights
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 05, 2009

A taste of Florida

On a recent road trip down the coastal corridor to Key West, I was reminded that one of the best ways to explore the "culture" of a different region is through its food.
Culinary delights along the coastal corridor
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  March 11, 2009

Mobile-home game

The intersection of Brookline Avenue and Lansdowne Street, in the hours before, during, and after a Red Sox game, is not unlike a trading floor on pre-crash Wall Street: it’s chaotic, teeming with people, and everyone’s trying to make a buck.  
Cross the Mayor of Lansdowne Street at your peril, Sox fans: you might be jinxing your team in the process
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  October 01, 2008

I wanna be Gorby's girl

This article originally appeared in the January 22, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.

A love letter to Gorbachev

By MIMI COUCHER  |  January 24, 2008

Reagan gives good speech

This article originally appeared in the February 3, 1987 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
By SPURIOUS  |  February 02, 2007

Nat Porter

History and hipness — who says you can’t have it all?
Something old, something new
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 19, 2006

Brass balls and cold steel

John “Red” Shea’s close-cut hair — the hair that gave him that standard-issue Irish nickname — isn’t quite as fiery as it was when he was a young fighter coming up hard from G Street in South Boston.
Whitey Bulger soldiers John “Red” Shea and Patrick Nee tell their side of the story
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 05, 2006