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Remembrance of things crap

Boston’s historic Freedom Trail gift shops are, clearly, the manifestation of our confusing, conflicted, amusing past.
Millions of tourists walk the freedom trail each summer, bringing home ridiculous pieces of our proud city’s history
By MEG MUCKENHOUPT  |  June 11, 2008
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30 ways to have fossil-free fun in Boston this Summer

It’s tough to maximize your summer fun when, every time you start your engine, you realize that you’re strangling the last few breaths of life out of the planet’s 17 (or so) remaining white rhinos.
Pahk your damn cah
By MIKE MILIARD, JAMES PARKER, AND SHARON STEEL  |  June 11, 2008
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It is the heat

“Going green” may be an annoying trendy catch phrase, but there’s something to be said for turning down the global thermostat before we all drown in a pool of our own sweat.
. . . though humidity plays its part. Either way, global warming means sweating it out this summer.
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  June 09, 2008
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It's easy staying green

This summer, don't leave home without your environmentalism.
New England offers a variety of eco-friendly lodging options
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 09, 2008
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Eating righteously

Worried that your favorite dining haunts leave a big, fat carbon footprint?
Responsible summer dining has arrived
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  June 09, 2008