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Slideshow: A year of ''Meet the Mayor''

Before I had the foggiest idea that Foursquare existed, our esteemed managing editor pitched me the idea of interviewing mayors. Following a deeply confusing 20-minute-or-so conversation, I started to understand that she wasn't asking me to interview Me
Term limits? Those are for losers. Here are the 12 Foursquare mayors who hung onto their turf
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  September 24, 2011
Pop art: House-made sodas are raising the bar

Pop art: House-made sodas are raising the bar

Photo: JOEL VEAKThere's really no delicate way of putting this, so I'll just come out and say it: if your default drink is an "and"...
By Luke ONeil  |  July 25, 2011
Meet the Mayor: Minibar

Meet the Mayor: Minibar

Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats. MinibarJames A. Wooten III I understand this...
By Barry Thompson  |  July 15, 2011
Small Wonder

Small Wonder


A U-shaped lounge, gray-leather barstools, and taupe-colored woven floor at Minibar, the lounge at the soon-to-reopen Copley Square Hotel (47 Huntington Avenue, Boston, 617.536.9000), are some of the modern touches that make the space a downsized version of the ultra-trendy hotel bars currently dominating the local nightlife scene. Sousa Design — the creative minds behind the interior design at Gypsy Bar and Saint — have paired interesting surfaces (slatted wood, a metallic ceiling, gleaming mirrors) with muted colors, to sleek effect. As sad as we were to see Domani exit the dining scene, its replacement confirms that old adage: good things come in small packages.

By Staff@Night  |  November 14, 2008