Paul Flannery'S latest stories

Help Needed, Stat!

Has one of the biggest off-field events in sports outgrown its purpose?

Back to the Drawing Board

Celtics boss Danny Ainge spent the summer blowing up his team, and now he has to figure out how to return the franchise to glory.

Oringer You Glad There's a New Restaurant Coming?

I spoke with Toro‘s Jamie Bissonnette today about his forthcoming new project in the South End with Boston star Ken Oringer, called Coppa–a “neighborhood enoteca” that will occupy the Shawmut Avenue storefront which previously housed Dish. Some of the details…

Eric Brennan to Land at the New Clarendon

Come October, the restaurateurs behind Grill 23 and Harvest will open a new venue, this time a neighborhood tavern in Back Bay at the forthcoming Clarendon luxury condo building. The kitchen at Post 390—its name refers to its location at…

Farewell Kotobukiya

Bands of at-home sushi chefs are mourning the imminent closing of their beloved Kotobukiya Japanese Market. Come May 10, the one-stop shop in Cambridge for raw fish, sticky rice and imported wasabi will be converted into a new Lesley University…

Lake Placid Lodge Back in Business

Sure, he brought us the best show ever about Boston and female insecurity. But he also brought us this, which quite possibly put people off Lake Placid (and horror-comedies) for the next decade. But, all is forgiven, David E. Kelley,…

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. The city’s culinary masters will be on hand for the Best of…

Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment. Global Markets Pummeled by Rising Recession Fears: That’s the headline on CNBC. The story won’t make you feel any better. [CNBC] Why is it that Bluto Blutarsky is so smart and…

The Catholic Church Becomes a Single-issue Voter

There are many issues up for debate in the 2008 Presidential election. There’s the mounting fiscal crisis, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the lack of a coherent energy policy, and what to do with health care, to name four….

ALDS Game 3: Sleep is for Chumps

And here we thought games ending at 1 a.m. were over once the Sox left the west coast. Last night was one giant buzzkill for your defending world champs. It wasn’t the loss that hurt the most, however, it was…