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We're thrilled the world didn't end in 2012 — aren't you?
In with a bang
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 28, 2012

Photos: Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012 | August 25, 2012 | ICA Boston on the Waterfront
August 25, 2012 | ICA Boston on the Waterfront
By MICHAEL SPENCER  |  August 31, 2012
ShortTake: The Whole World Waiting

Review: The Whole World Waiting

They thought America was a glittering land of wealth and fame . . . they were wrong. Fifteen immigrant and refugee teenagers tell their stories of coming to New England and share their perspectives in The Whole World Waiting , a compilation of document
Fifteen immigrant and refugee teenagers tell their stories
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 01, 2012

Review: Beach Rose Café

When a foodie friend (whose bedtime reading is cookbooks) recommended Beach Rose Café, I immediately took notice.
Simple delights in Wickford
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  March 16, 2012

Review: Trade

What works at Trade is the hard part: transforming a difficult industrial space on a street without foot traffic or parking into a lively dining room that lightly alludes to the mercantile past of Boston's Waterfront area, and invites the chatter of the
Ride the energy and go with what works
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  February 24, 2012

Review: Temazcal Tequila Cantina

I admit, I'm a food nerd, and there are things that I miss because they aren't on the plate.
Terrific Mexican with a waterfront view
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  November 04, 2011

Del Frisco's - Double Eagle Steakhouse

Review: Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

The good news — especially if someone else is paying — is that everything at Del Frisco's is pretty good, the view is incredible, and the service is relaxed.
A waterfrom steakhouse worth the price
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  June 24, 2011

Review: Mark Marchesi's ''Slack Water'' at the SPACE Gallery

In his exhibition "Slack Water," Mark Marchesi wisely doesn't overindulge. Instead, he uses brilliant, energetic photographs to tell the story of the present-day Portland waterfront.
Meandering around Portland’s gritty waterfront
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  April 29, 2011

A new wave on the Waterfront

"My grandparents are here," exclaimed New Collisions guitarist Scott Guild between songs last Tuesday during a free outdoor show at Christopher Columbus Park. "It's a very big deal."
Catching up with the New Collisions
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 20, 2010
WaterFire Halloween

WaterFire Halloween

There's something reaffirming about a WaterFire event - everyone's gathered around the river and a communal sense emerges. But there's something eerie about it, too....
By webteam  |  October 27, 2009

A decade gone by

This week, we at the Portland Phoenix celebrate 10 years of serving Portland and Maine as your news, arts, and entertainment authority.
Where Portland has come since 1999, and why we can't really even imagine what's coming in 2019
By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 18, 2009


On the cheap: Waterfront Café

Staying power is rare in the restaurant business.
An Italian-flavored pub that hoes its modest row beautifully
By MC SLIM JB  |  December 17, 2008
dailyBOS: 07.12.2008

dailyBOS: 07.12.2008

dailyBOS_071208, originally uploaded by daily BOS. Cell-phone snapshots taken in and around East Watertown, Fort Point Channel, and the Waterfront
By kbonami  |  July 12, 2008
dailyBOS: 06.27.2008

dailyBOS: 06.27.2008

dailyBOS_062708, originally uploaded by daily BOS. Cell-phone snapshots taken in and around Inman Square, Boston Harbor/Waterfront, Thompson Island
By kbonami  |  June 27, 2008

James Hook Lobster Co.

Lobster weathervane Lobster weathervane atop the James Hook Lobster Co. building
By importer  |  September 14, 2006