Author Archives: DAN MCCARTHY

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HOWL AT THE BOON: NEW BOSTON-BASED APP AIMS TO REVOLUTIONIZE HOW YOU EAT AND SHOP

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“We’re only bringing relevant content to an individual who wants it,” Gaylor says. “You can say ‘I’m not interested in steak deals since I’m a vegan’ by simply hitting the dismiss button. The app begins to cater to what you like over time.” Continue reading

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PIER OUT: EXTENDED SUMMER IN CHARLESTOWN BY WAY OF A COCKTAIL GARDEN

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“Our goal was to create an fun outdoor green space [as a way to] extend the summer,” said owner Charles Learner. “We wanted someone to entice people to come to a waterfront destination as it starts to get colder, but maintaining the feel that summer is still here.” Continue reading

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HIT THE ROAD, JACK: A SUNDAY IN NH, WHERE YOU CAN DEMONSTRATE LUMBERJACK SKILLS

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Because in late September, the 15th Annual Lumberjack Festival & Competition goes down up there, meaning your first road trip into the North Country could lead to your crowning achievement amongst other axe-wielding locals. If you’re into that sort of thing. We’re guessing you are, even if just for the lumberjack pancake breakfast with local maple syrup, BBQ, and apple cobbler that you get just for watching. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

SHO’NUFF: MARK O’LEARY ON FUTURE OF JUNK FOOD AND SHOJO LATE-NIGHT

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To those that haven’t gotten to sample O’Leary’s wares, his style is known for taking familiar flavors, be they childhood classics or traditional ingredients, and twisting them into something new in order to throw a curve ball at patrons. Continue reading

Beer Food and Drinks 

FLOATING DEVICES: CELEBRATING THE BOOZY FLOAT AT SAUS

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“We started [experimenting with floats] around the time we added ice cream to the menu for our waffles in 2012,” Eliah says. “We started offering beers then as well, and they’re perfect in that last-gasp-of-summer way.” Continue reading

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PETAL’D WARES: A THIRD-GENERATION FLOWER ENTHUSIAST HAS YOUR CROWN AT BOSTON CALLING

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So if you’re into the whole woodland-nymph dancing to a pan-flute in the wilderness thing (or just like wearing colorful local wildflowers on your head) be on the look out for her booth. Continue reading

Food and Drinks News 

AW, NUTS: FOUR PIECES OF LOCAL DONUT NEWS THAT WILL ENHANCE YOUR LIFE

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The team behind the loud and boisterous Washington Street house of solid beer and poutine galore, The Gallows, have announced plans for something called Blackbird Doughnuts, which at present has plans for a South End opening at 492 Tremont Street. Continue reading

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PUBLIC NAPPING: HERE’S WHERE TO DO IT

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There’s a time and a place to catch some shuteye in public. You chose the times. Here are your places. Continue reading

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THE STUDENT GUIDE: YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STUDENT LIFE IN TOWN

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We have gone to great lengths to bring to you, oh happy student reader, a compendium of cool and wondrous things to celebrate while attending university in Boston. Continue reading

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GTFO: YOU’RE HERE. WELCOME. NOW TAKE A HIKE.

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You made it. You’re here, ready for a new semester and an immediate future of tireless studying. Right after you get the fuck out of town. Because let’s face it: You’re going to want to. Continue reading