Environment

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Park It: Getting to the Harbor Islands

How do you get people to get beyond the city limits to explore the Harbor Islands? A study in approaches: 1) You design a public […]

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Daily Feed: Fireworks Barge in Charles River Extinguished After Morning Fire

Fireworks Barge in Charles River Caught Fire; Quickly Extinguished. In all likeliness, a sightseer still stuck in traffic after last night’s festivities spotted the blaze […]

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Apple Patents Tech to Combat Concert Pics and Vids

If you’ve been to a concert in the past few years, you’ve most likely noticed an increasing number of fans facing front, glowing smartphone or […]

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Daily Feed

Bruins Win Stanley Cup … Vancouver Still Smoldering: The Bruins return the Cup to Boston for the first time in nearly 40 years after blanking […]

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Q&A: Walter Pierce, Lexington-Based Pioneering Architect

Some years back, the architect and Lexington resident, Walter Pierce was quoted in the Boston Globe, describing Peacock Farm, a pioneering modernist neighborhood in Lexington […]

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Q&A: Walter Pierce, Lexington-Based Pioneering Architect

Some years back, the architect and Lexington resident, Walter Pierce was quoted in the Boston Globe, describing Peacock Farm, a pioneering modernist neighborhood in Lexington that […]

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Rare Tornadoes Bring State of Emergency

Massachusetts is left scarred from the powerful tornadoes that ripped through the central and western parts of the state less than 24 hours ago. Here’s […]

Arts & Entertainment

Preview: Victor Wooten and the Stanley Clark Band

By: Anne Vickman If you’re even remotely interested in bass playing, don’t read the rest of this entry. Just buy your ticket to Victor Wooten […]

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Save the Planet, See a Concert

Fans of Pearl Jam would be wise to start plotting a feigned illness now. That’s because the band’s guitarist, Stone Gossard, will be performing a […]

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Drilling for Votes

After all Massachusetts has done for the Democrats, you’d think the party’s leadership would try to do well by the Bay State. We’ve given them […]

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State Government Goes Green Like McCain

In a new campaign ad, Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama paints John McCain as a computer-illiterate old man. Which is probably for the best—if temperamental […]

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This Week in Genius

In which we tally who’s smarter than you this week. The short answer? A lot of guys from MIT. Put on your 6-D glasses MIT […]

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Four-Day Work Week? Sold!

Our favorite thing about our job (aside from you, dear readers) is summer hours. Every Friday between early July and Labor Day, we leave Boston […]

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Somerville’s Misguided Greening

Back in May, Somerville decided that it wanted to require large stores within its borders to provide a spot for customers to recycle their plastic […]

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Massachusetts Democrats Assuage Green Guilt with Light Bulbs

Our excitement for the Democratic National Convention continues to build. Ted Kennedy’s return to the Senate fueled our hopes that he will give an oration […]