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Boston’s Best Theater Productions of 2010

Renovation and reanimation were the news this year, and that led one to wonder: if the Fabulous Invalid is so sick, why does it need so many new cribs?
Busting out all over
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 24, 2010
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Top 10 New England Art Exhibits of 2010

Art – and art spaces — of all sizes
Art – and art spaces — of all sizes
By GREG COOK  |  December 24, 2010
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Top 10 Must-Read Books of 2010

Here, listed alphabetically by author, are 10 notable books that the Phoenix wrote about in 2010.
Writers who showed the way
By JON GARELICK  |  December 24, 2010
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The Top 10 Classical Music Stories of 2010

The good, the not-so-good, and the departed
The good, the not-so-good, and the departed
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  December 24, 2010
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The Top 10 Video Games of 2010

The most frustrating thing about being a gamer is trying to keep up with the hype train.
Heavy reign
By MITCH KRPATA  |  December 24, 2010
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2010: The year in cheap eats

The endless recession may be crimping our dining-out habits, but 2010 continued to showcase Boston as a great place for frugal fressers.
Another good year on a tight budget
By MC SLIM JB  |  December 24, 2010


Boston rock's 2010 in review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 24, 2010
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2010 in Boston restaurants

It's not hard to name the restaurant trend of the year, which is gastro-pubs. Or rather, it is hard to name it, because that is such an unappetizing name for what has been a very revitalizing short-menu format.

By ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 24, 2010
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Boston Rock’s 2010 Year In Review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 17, 2010