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What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers. Jolted by the Chargers: The Patriots lost. Badly. Ugh. [Herald] He’d rather die than live in Florida: Dennis, the manatee that was rescued from the cold waters off Cape Cod, died after arriving…

The Week That Was

Chronicling the past week via quick links and pithy commentary (we love October baseball edition). Wait, what? The Committee for Small Government uses some fuzzy math to argue for Question 1. Making the economic crisis more fun: Economist Nancy Kimelman…

Sarah Palin’s Excellent New Hampshire Adventure

Thank God gas prices are going down. Now we Bay Staters will be able to afford a trip to New Hampshire to see Republican vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin. Dover High School will host the Alaska governor for a town…

Damn Yankees: Kerry-Beatty Campaign Gets Nasty

Forget the infamous Barack Obama celebrity ad and the increasingly ugly comments that can be heard at John McCain rallies. They’re a child’s tea party compared to the rancor that’s erupted in the contest between John Kerry and Jeff Beatty….

48 Hours of Freedom

It’s the weekend. You can spend it lamenting the fact you don’t get Columbus Day off, or you can get out and enjoy it. Here are some other suggestions for your precious days of total freedom, prepared for you by…

Won’t Anyone Think of the Children?

Since it worked so well with our magazine’s nuns and buns ad, the Herald decided to start a minor kerfuffle by finding two women who are upset that the MBTA allowed advertisements for Zack and Miri Make a Porno on…

Mad Fan With a Cause Seeks $400 Billion

In the June 2008 issue of Boston magazine, we told you about Bart Steele, the Chelsea musician who believes Jersey rockers Bon Jovi stole his song “Man, I Really Love This Team” and released it as “I Love This Town,”…

The Advantages of Pallin’ Around with Sal

Perhaps our plan to hustle and gamble our way through the economic crisis isn’t the best one. Instead of putting our capital toward scratch tickets or trying to hustle with the pool sharks, maybe we should invest our time in…

What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers. More trouble for Sovereign: Shares in Boston’s third-largest bank fell 28 percent yesterday. The bank says it will be fine, but we’re still tempted to withdraw our cash and put it in our…

The Last Word

Your long day of corporate drudgery is over. Get out and enjoy the city! Here are a few ideas to get you started, lovingly picked by Boston Daily. Another day, another Dow free fall. Soothe your nerves by taking advantage…