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Chris Botti in Boston

On Friday night, we headed to Symphony Hall to catch Chris Botti and the Boston Pops. The trumpeter, who attributes his success to “practice, practice, […]

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The Missing

As if the Longfellow Bridge didn’t have enough problems already. Department of Conservation and Recreation officials report that the span’s decorative trim, which had been […]

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Crossing Into the Abyss

On Elm Street in Somerville, 39-year-old entrepreneur Johnny Monsarrat’s newest scheme is a public oasis for contemplation and counsel. He calls it “Cross into the […]

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Art Plagiarizing Life: Kosher Hip-Hop Style

What does it take to play a Yeshiva student turned hip-hop connoisseur/rapper in a short film? Well, it helps if, like Nosson Zand, you’re already […]

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Wait… Rascal Flatts?!?

Being a columnist, I’ve learned to cope with a steady diet of futility and disappointment. But I can’t recall feeling such a keen sense of […]

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The Boston Strangler Returns

We heard recently that director Brian De Palma, he of Scarface and The Untouchables fame, had signed on to direct a movie based on the […]

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Robert Frost: Party Animal

News broke yesterday that 28 teenagers responsible for wreaking drunken havoc on Robert Frost‘s summer abode in Vermont finally received their punishment. They are to […]

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Kapoor at the ICA: A Dizzying Display

I’ll be the first to admit I know next to nothing about art, yet I still insist on visiting museums several times a year, so […]

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Harvard Museum’s Stunning Rebranding

We here at Boston Daily are big fans of understated revolution. In January, we reeled after Boston University dramatically remade its logo to look shockingly […]

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Keep Off the Grass, and Everything Else

Boston Common is one of our favorite outdoor places in the city. During the winter, it’s fun to watch college students sled on stolen cafeteria […]

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Tom Hanks Brings John Adams to Boston

David McCullough’s granddaughters were livid. The five girls stood in a quiet corner near the red carpet for Boston premiere of John Adams, a seven-part […]

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Artists Are Important to the Economy. Really

Back in our high school days, our parents were dismayed to see us leaning toward a career in the arts. Gone were the dreams of […]

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The Writer’s Strike Is Over, and It’s Time to Party

Boston Daily is happy it’s an election year. Not only because we’re huge dorks, but because the endless parade of pundits on the news channels […]

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We’re Looking For a Hero

The presidential primaries of 2008 will be remembered for two things—the incredibly close races in both parties and the importance of action star endorsements. The […]

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Questions For. . . Sam Cornish

Boston has a long history of producing great writers and poets, but until last year nobody thought to create a poet laureate position to continue […]