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The Station fire: 10 years after
It's been 10 years since fire tore through a roadhouse in West Warwick — killing 100, injuring 200 more, and singeing thousands of New Englanders whose mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, and friends died inside The Station or never quite figured out h
Four writers on the tragedy that disfigured Rhode Island
| February 15, 2013
Out of the rubble: Torrent Engine 18, Boston's new art space
When an electrical fire tore through Pan9 six years ago, a handful of artists who lived and worked in the Warholian underground Allston art space (where the Dresden Dolls played their very first live show) were left homeless...
| November 16, 2012
In Killer Show, Rhode Island gets its Perry Mason moment
We already know the story. On an icy night in 2003, a half-forgotten band in a half-forgotten club in a half-forgotten town ignited fireworks to kick off its set of 1980s nostalgia rock.
The Station Fire
| October 12, 2012
Help! Our bands are on fire!
Brendan Burns and his 11 housemates were asleep early last Thursday morning when flames engulfed their three-floor Cambridge home around 3:15 a.m.
Fanning the flames
| August 31, 2012
In addition to the flamethrower, they've also rigged up a whiskey-dispensing car dashboard, and as a piece de resistance have created the Road Warrior–inspired "Medusa," a 1972 Buick Skylark souped up to breathe fire.
Petal to the metal
| September 09, 2011
Review: If a Tree Falls
Director Marshall Curry's If a Tree Falls tells the full tale of the ELF's genesis in Oregon, and of the group's badass campaign of "economic sabotage" that left more than 1200 symbols of bourgeois excess (a Vail ski resort, an SUV dealership) burned to
A ggressive hippies
| July 29, 2011
Review: Captain America: The First Avenger
Joe Johnston's adaptation of the Marvel comic book exalts the virtues of optimism, decency, and perseverance in a rousing adventure of old-fashioned adolescent exuberance.
Rueful innocence and sneaky humor
| July 29, 2011
The Oracle Engine
The lizard of the wasteland, so dazzling to the eye, so rapid to flee or to strike, may grow to its full maturity only in the most brutal of deserts, where no dew falls to drink and where the sun is unrelenting. So, some say, was Marcus Furius Medullinu
Excerpted from the short story by M.T. Anderson
| July 22, 2011
Fighting fire with smokescreens
I could barely see my own hands through the darkness and thick smoke — but I could hear.
| July 01, 2011
Josh Fox's refreshing, vital eco-doc Gasland
Recently shortlisted for next year's Best Documentary Feature Oscar, and screening at SPACE Gallery on December 16, Josh Fox's Gasland feels, in a way, like the first hipster environmental documentary.
Water on fire
| December 10, 2010
Mr. Moose's summer safety tips
When staring at the sun, always wear sunglasses.
Summer moose makes us feel fine
| July 09, 2010
Jordan's plant on fire on Middle Street
Black black smoke is pouring from the former Jordan's building, which is also home to Hugo's, Rabelais Books, Dean's Sweets, Pepperclub/Good Egg, and I think...
| May 06, 2010
El Pelón Taquería
A 2009 fire in the Fenway destroyed an entire block of beloved independent restaurants, including the very popular El Pelón Taquería. It was the second fire in two years to hit this Baja-style joint, prompting my comment, “If there is a God, he’s an ang
New home, same winning way with fish tacos
MC SLIM JB
| April 23, 2010
Fire in the Fens
About an hour ago, a brushfire hit the Fens. Phoenix correspondent P. Nick Curran was on the scene to capture the blaze in progress, as...
| April 05, 2010
From the Office of Interdepartmental Cooperation
Hey, pal, where's the fire?
| February 26, 2010
Gritty's has a fire, still open
It was apparently a "pretty crazy" morning at Gritty's, whose building's roof had a fire earlier - smoke was visible around the downtown. But they're...
| September 16, 2009
Pop Trash, Investigations, Maura, WTF and The Finisher!
Fletcher takes out the Pop Trash, The Sandbox Investigates local news coverage, Maura John...
| January 15, 2009
Photos: Fire near Fenway
Photos of the Fenway fire aftermath
| January 06, 2009
For once, a scantily clad goth woman swinging chains of neon-orange fireballs over her head isn’t doing so because I’ve pissed her off.
Taste the flames inside Boston's secret world of fire artists
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| October 08, 2008
Coachella Road Trip - Day 4 Part II - California
It was bound to happen. Things were going far too well. We were making great time. No one had been injured. Then this... For some...
| April 24, 2008
SHOCKER! PA: On fire for nearly 40 years!
You've heard us talking about Centralia, PA for the last couple of mornings. See the story for yourself!http://www.damninteresting.com/?p=479
| February 06, 2008
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