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Review: Sex and the City 2
Where does your 1998–2004 HBO hit series about sex and the single girl go when three of your four girls are no longer single? How about the United Arab Emirates?
Abu Dhabi to the rescue
| May 28, 2010
Dubai: Paradise on Earth
Welcome to Grease-The-Palm Island
... if you can afford it
| January 15, 2010
World's tallest building opens and other Dubai ridiculousness
Burj Khalifa, the world's largest building, opened today in Dubai, measuring 2,717 feet tall. The building sports the highest observatory deck, pool, restaurant and fountain in...
| January 04, 2010
What's the scam?
Back on the morning of June 7, 1982, a man walked into the New York branch of the Middle East Bank on the 25th floor of a Madison Avenue office building and tried to deposit a $2 million check. The man, a native of the United Arab Emirates, left without
Trying to bilk the Scientologists
| September 25, 2009
Propping up a puppet
"If you ask me anything I don't know, I'm not going to answer," Yogi Berra once said. President Obama should do the same.
Obama gets it wrong on Afghanistan
| February 25, 2009
Twelve American universities with Persian Gulf campuses
HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND KYLE SMEALLIE
| September 25, 2008
Are universities selling out to oil nations?
As Academia searches for elusive dollars in a downward economy, oil-rich nations are enticing American schools to open satellite campuses in the Gulf.
As their big bucks beckon, Gulf campuses boom
| September 24, 2008
A few inches have been lost.
| September 17, 2008
In spite of being lovingly realized and creatively cast, The Kite Runner is a simplistic adaptation of a powerful, multi-layered story.
Simplified Runner not up to speed
| December 12, 2007
Like most Wagamama maniacs, I had my first fix in London
Wagamama comes to Boston
| July 13, 2007
Flashbacks: June 2, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Jessica Coughlin and Sam MacLaughlin.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| May 31, 2006
It’s April, supposedly the cruelest month, but after a winter that seemed like 150 days of March, how bad can it be?
2006: A first-quarter scorecard
| April 05, 2006
The ravages of deceit
The political firestorm that erupted over the Bush administration’s decision — now on hold — to award the contract for managing six of the nation’s biggest ports (New York, New Jersey, New Orleans, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Miami) to a company owned b
The Phoenix editorial
| March 01, 2006
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