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So what’s all the excitement about?
Definitely worth the wait
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  June 11, 2008

Week in the knees

“Jazz Week,” which runs April 26–May 4, tends to appropriate all events to its needs — if you’re playing, say, your regularly scheduled gig at Matt Murphy’s Pub this week, you’re part of Jazz Week.

Jazz Week kicks out the jams, plus Bley and Zorn

By JON GARELICK  |  April 28, 2008

Matt Murphy’s Farmhouse Plate

We’re all familiar with French charcuterie.
Pâté gone astray
By KENJI ALT  |  December 14, 2007

Trane, Joyce Dee Dee, Sco, and more

The official kickoff to the season begins with the week of activities celebrating the 30th anniversary of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert.
A jam-packed season of jazz
By JON GARELICK  |  September 12, 2007


There was a time when every block in Boston boasted at least one good Irish pub.
Irish pubs — and their cuisine — get a makeover in Boston  
By LOUISA KASDON  |  March 16, 2007

Life is a cabaret

The Dresden Dolls have been crazy busy since the release, earlier this year, of Yes, Virginia (Roadrunner), and their autumn itinerary ensures they’ll be applying the pancake make-up well into winter.
The Dolls, the Rudds, d’Elf, and more shake it up this fall
By JONATHAN PERRY  |  September 13, 2006


Shots and Bladders

Pace yourself.
 A trip through Boston's pubs, from our sister publication Stuff@Night
By  |  March 16, 2006

Matt Murphy’s egg-salad sandwich

Ireland hasn’t often garnered fame for haute cuisine, or even a highly anticipated meal — until recently.
Who needs tradition?
By LIZ BOMZE  |  March 10, 2006