The Boston Herald goes bingo. And don't tell us you don't check your card every morning.
The antimagic magicians. They get rid of the hoke and keep the wonder. By far, the best show in Boston last year.
The new album by the synthetic-rock group Boston was six years in the making and worth the wait.
Good source of designer anythings, and one of the first greater Boston stores to hire a personal shopper for men. Chestnut Hill Mall, Chestnut Hill, MA .
While the Boston Waterfront location is fancier, the Newton outpost of Ling's gives better overall value. 10 Langley Rd., Newton, MA .
Nothing fancy—just fireballs, Mexican Hats, Boston Baked Beans, and Gummi bears at fair prices. 57 Salem Street, Boston, MA .
Now, if only they could clone themselves all around Boston—that would be a real miracle of science. 321 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA .
They've changed the name, but the drink remains the same—the finest in Boston, with just a hint of horseradish and garlic. 84 Beacon St., Boston, MA .
WBZ-TV, Channel 4 anchor Lisa Hughes, for injecting some energy into the tired Boston TV market.
Safest area: East Boston. Most unsafe: Roxbury and Back Bay-South End.
Safest area: Charlestown and East Boston. Most unsafe: Back Bay-South End and Roxbury.
The Boston University-based station has eclectic programming, informed deejay, and National Public Radio.
Nielsen brings Boston the most painterly painters, including New York abstractionist John Walker. 179 Newbury St., Boston, MA .
The Dance Collective's "Knocking Heads" program with choreography by Martha Armstrong Gray and Dawn Kramer. Lifting Boston dance to new heights.