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2009: The year in dining

This was an unusual food year for me, in that the recession did not have the expected effect on the local dining scene.
My year in food
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 25, 2009
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Bozzio's a somewhat missing person on the west coast

As she awaits a retrial on animal-cruelty charges in New Hampshire, Missing Persons frontwoman Dale Bozzio’s troubles continue in Southern California, where she faces eviction from her San Fernando Valley home over $4400 in missing rent payments.
Cat Crazy Dept.
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  October 23, 2009
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Con Sol

Three-year-old ethnic bargain spot Con Sol snuck under reviewers' radar with an Iberian menu that draws mostly on Portuguese-American food — a cuisine that feels native to long-time Cantabrigians, but otherwise is little known north of New Bedford and F
Shining light on a secret Iberian bargain
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  October 09, 2009
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Tupelo

Sweet storyline here: Magnolia's goes along for years serving inexpensive Southern-style food, then Hungry Mother opens to vast acclaim, perhaps stealing a few foodies away.
A sweet convergence of Cajun comfort and perfect pies
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  September 11, 2009

EXCERPT: King Creole


 Gerald Perry writes on King Creole' s neverending B list movie status.
By GERALD PEARY  |  October 30, 2008
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Rhapsodies in blues

“There are a lot of people that play the blues with too much reverence. And that’s the reason that most blues sucks,” says Scissormen frontman (and Phoenix contributor) Ted Drozdowski.  
Scissormen razor sharp on Luck in a Hurry
By MIKE MILIARD  |  October 15, 2008


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Trouble at the top

The back of our limo has one of those yellow ribbon decals that say “Support Our Troops” — just above the “Impeach Bush” sticker.
The Walter Reed fiasco is a national disgrace
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  March 14, 2007

A hero in the works

This article originally appeared in the December 16, 1980 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
 
By KIT RACHLIS  |  November 15, 2006
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Weird Evelyn’s Navy

360 band names you'll never hear again.
If I had a band I'd name it . . .
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  November 10, 2006
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Diamond in the rough

If today’s pop-music business is, as it was in the ’60s, driven largely by songwriters and producers who choose singers to put across their latest concoctions hoping for a hit, why does so much current pop feel so utterly charmless? Jackie DeShannon li
Jackie De Shannon’s eternal promise
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  August 01, 2006

Loose Ends

It’s four in the morning and raining. I’m 27 today, feeling old, listening to my records, and remembering that things were different a decade ago.
Growing young with rock and roll
By JON LANDAU  |  May 19, 2006


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Fully Bully

Somewhat quietly, Doug Cowan’s band, Bullyclub, has stuck around long enough to become one of the Portland scene’s elder statesmen.
Doug Cowan’s club emphasizes the literate indie pop they’ve always done best
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 16, 2006

New to DVD for the week of December 27, 2005


New DVD releases for the week of December 27, 2005
By  |  January 17, 2006