Music 

MUTUAL BENEFIT: FROM AUSTIN TO BOSTON TO BUSHWICK

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Having furthered his career in Allston, Lee has since moved to Brooklyn, and our conversation happens to come on the one-year anniversary of his move. Though he’s spent most of that time on the road, he likes his spot in Bushwick—above a DIY music and art space, natch—even if “the air smells like farts.” Continue reading

News 

SPECIAL: THE FALL 2014 BOSTON BIKE ISSUE

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With a successful Boston Bike Week behind us, the elite Mayor’s Cup on Saturday (September 20), and the all-inclusive Hub on Wheels this Sunday (September 21), we figure now is the ideal moment to formally join the pro-cycle chorus. Not only as cheerleaders, but by addressing prehistoric problems in new ways that hopefully spur conversation and action. Continue reading

News Opinion 

CAN’T WE ALL JUST PEDAL ON? THE CASE FOR PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS TO WORK TOGETHER

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Whether you respect bike rights or spite them, riders are here, they’re in gear, so you’d better make some room for them. That considered, and on the premise that this city and most any other can immensely benefit from collaboration between cyclists and those who hoof it, we paved a road map toward tandem teamwork.
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Music 

FOTOBOM: JOYCE MANOR AT SINCLAIR

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Joyce Manor rocked the Sinclair last Sunday night with one hell of a set. Continue reading

Arts 

THE DIG DOES FIG: IN PRAISE OF THE INDIE GAME DEVELOPER HUSTLE

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While at Boston FIG, looking to get a sense of the local indie scene for the third year in a row, I was indeed there as a journalist, and to make connections I could add to my collection of business cards for future story ideas. Continue reading

News 

BLUNT TRUTH: BASICALLY EVERYTHING WE REMEMBER FROM THE FREEDOM RALLY

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As you might imagine, regular Blunt Truth columnist Mike Cann needed a break after more than two days of nonstop partying. The Freedom Rally, though a certifiable force of good, can take its toll on mortals, and so we told Mike we would fill this space with all our memories remaining from the glorious 25th anniversary of the mighty MassCann tradition. Continue reading

Music 

RED TAPE SPELLS END OF ALLSTON ROCK CITY HALL?

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Mixed signals point towards uncertain future for the gallery’s hopes of becoming a permanent concert space. Continue reading