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Six Tips for Hosting and Attending BDSM Parties in Boston

Boston is home to plenty of bondage enthusiasts—most highly educated, and many working for startups and universities. Take Adam,* for instance. By day, he works […]

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Ten Things Boston Lost in 2015

From our Olympic dreams to the big orange dinosaur.

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Art Protests We’d Like to See

Bunker Hill Monument too phallic. #SettleDown

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The Littlest First Night

The bash returns—but much, much smaller.

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Boston Black Lives Matter Gives Thumbs Up to Elizabeth Warren Speech

On Sunday afternoon, just as Tom Brady had finished demolishing the Jaguars and as the Pope stepped up to the podium for a public mass […]

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Namaste, Newton North

Priyanka Chopra gets ready for her U.S. debut.

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How Black Lives Matter Boston Got Hillary Clinton to Open Up About Race

On Tuesday, Black Lives Matter Boston—in the persons of Daunasia Yancey, Julius Jones, Vonds Duboisson, and their allies Britni de la Cretaz and MJ Malisz—found […]

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Rabbi Barry Starr Paid Back Much of What He Allegedly Stole, DA Says

If you’ve followed the abrupt, strange downfall of Rabbi Barry Starr, the Commonwealth’s case against him goes a long way toward defending his character. Starr […]

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Allegedly Blackmailed Rabbi Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement, Larceny

Rabbi Barry Starr was pale and solemn, dressed in a dark suit. He stood accused of embezzling and stealing nearly $500,000 from his former congregation […]

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Nick Zemeitus Held on $400,000 Cash Bail

One hundred and thirty times. That’s how many times the Norfolk District Attorney’s office estimates Nick Zemeitus demanded cash from Rabbi Barry Starr in return […]

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The Shande of Sharon

The long, strange tale of how a fateful encounter and a shameful secret ruined Rabbi Barry Starr.

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Put the People Before the Power

41. Ayanna Pressley Boston city councilor at large This March, City Councilor at large Ayanna Pressley made her national debut when she appeared onstage at […]

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The Power of Ideas: Malia Lazu

Future Boston’s executive director is diversifying Boston, one party at a time.

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The Big Score

Local opera phenom Matthew Aucoin’s world premiere at the A.R.T. will tell you everything you need to know about the future of classical music. We regret the error. Also, he is “Matthew,” not “Matt.”

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The Power of Ideas: Therese Murray

With Mass-Ignite, the former state Senate president is bringing international companies to the Bay State.