June 2007 Issue

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Alan Solomont has never been shy about asking fellow fat cats to write big checks for Democratic candidates. This time around, the elite fundraiser is going after college students and their beer money.

The $700,000 Pyramid

As the world prepares to tremble beneath the wake of the latest Steve Jobs' creation, Apple goes silent.

The iPhone Cometh

Turn your house for sale into one hot property.

Primp My Home

Boston’s original party wagon rolls on.

All Aboard the Cool Bus

These local shops say go green or go home.

Envi Specializing in trendy organic and refit clothing, this Newbury Street boutique redefines eco-chic. Their extensive stock includes of one-of-a-kind boleros, funky vintage blazers, and […]

Hotshot director Eli Roth is responsible for what might be the most depraved, absurdly scary movies ever. His parents couldn’t be prouder.

What’s a Nice Jewish Boy from Newton Doing Making Films Like This?

In Lowell, Jack Kerouac has been better off dead.

The Road to Redemption

When a publicity-hungry peacekeeper from New York came to town, our imperial mayor, flailing police department, feuding ministers, and terrified citizens were finally inspired to work together to stop the killing. All it took was engineering one of the mo

How the Guardian Angels Saved Boston

Get your dad a fitting, fun gift.

For the Dad who should give the White Album a break: Paul McCartney’s latest, Memory Almost Full. $15.95 at Starbucks, all locations, starbucks.com. For the […]

Get your dad a fitting, fun gift.

For the Dad who should give the White Album a break: Paul McCartney’s latest, Memory Almost Full. $15.95 at Starbucks, all locations, starbucks.com. For the […]

How dumb genetic luck (and a box of old books) brought a Kennedy to life and spawned a theatrical hit.

Becoming Bobby Kennedy

Summer Food Events: June

June 4: French Fusion with Chef Shawn O’Leary of Sauce on Main Shawn O’Leary, chef/owner of Sauce on Main in Hopkinton, coaches foodies in classic […]

More Gonz Show: Paula Cole

I’ve heard that you’ve since moved back East. Where are you living now? In New York City. West Village Has moving back East helped re-center […]

After a long hiatus, the Rockport-bred songstress drops a new disc—and helps John Gonzalez get in touch with his feelings.

The Gonz Show: Paula Cole

One insider’s guide to the best of this increasingly stylish coastal enclave.

Robert Duffy’s Provincetown

A low-maintenance frock feels good, looks even better.

Get This: T-Shirt Dress

Hook your dad up with some top-of-the-line fly-fishing essentials.

Reel Genius

Two summers after the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team made national news by flip-flopping through the White House, many of us still won’t admit that sometimes the thong is all wrong. Sure, they’re comfortable, and high-end designers a

The Definitive Rules of Flip-Flop Etiquette

Eco-conscious fashion means more than just hippie chic. From organic to recyclable, the intel on what makes clothing earth-friendly.

The Breakdown: Green Clothing

They’re showing up everywhere, but is Sikh really the new chic? Rachel Baker tackles the trend head-on.

Fashion Masochist: The Designer Turban

Letters: June 2007

Letters: June 2007

Editor's Letter: June 2007

Editor's Letter: June 2007

Editor's Letter: June 2007

Editor's Letter: June 2007

Deval Patrick told voters he’d be an outsider who’d deliver a lot more than business as usual. If his supporters want the governor to get anything done, it’s time to let him off the hook.

Keeping the Wrong Promises

Restaurants

Summer Dining Tease

So Much to Eat, So Little Summer

A local chef’s quest for the perfect fry lands him in hot water, then medium-hot oil.

Tastemakers: Frite Accompli

Blu’s vegan cupcake is as good as the real thing.

A Perfect Fake

And you thought brain freeze was a headache!

The Dish: How the Scooper Bowl Avoids Meltdowns

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June Fashion Tease

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