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What happens if they hold a city election and nobody notices?

The past few years, Boston has been almost continuously wrapped up in big, attention-getting elections.
Quiet fight
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 10, 2011

Savin Scoop

Savin Hill brings its own nice splash of character to Dorchester, but until November, if you wanted to sit and relax with an iced coffee with cream or a coffee ice cream, you were out of luck.
Can this ice-cream parlor scoop out a place for itself?
By D. BARKER  |  December 17, 2010


The question that arises when you consider the dazzling screenprints of the late Boston artist Sister Corita Kent is: how could an artist so good be so ignored?
The dazzling art of Boston’s Sister Corita
By GREG COOK  |  October 23, 2007

I will survive

“There is no such thing in civilized society as self-support,” claims a handwritten, hand-held, Dylan-esque cardboard sign.
John Osorio-Buck in Lawrence, street art in Central Square, and Corita Kent’s Rainbow Gas Tank
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  October 16, 2007

The best of times

On Boston Harbor’s Long Island, two miles out in Quincy Bay, the Curley Building stands hulking and decrepit.
More than a decade into their career, Dropkick Murphys accept success — and pay tribute to the people and the city who helped them earn it
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 07, 2007

Boston music news: February 9, 2007

When Mary Gauthier comes to Sanders Theatre on March 30 to perform at the 49th-anniversary celebration for Club Passim on a bill with Michael Troy and John Prine, it’ll be a bit like coming home.
Notes on Mary Gauthier, Josh English, and the Regattabar's new management
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 06, 2007

School '75

This article originally appeared in the August 5, 1975 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Parents work to make busing work
By DIANNE DUMANOSKI  |  November 14, 2006

From Belfast to Boston

“You look at the Bosstones," says one veteran punk frontman, "you look at Dropkick Murphys, you look at the Bruisers, the Ducky Boys, and you hear SLF in all those bands."
The explosive impact of Stiff Little Fingers
By ANDREW MARCUS  |  January 17, 2006