Author Archives: DAN MCCARTHY

Food and Drinks 

CISCO-YEAH: DRINKING AT NANTUCKET’S BREWERY

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This past weekend I took a little summer sojourn out there to see how one can fare after landing on the shores with a room booked downtown and no set agenda. And on Saturday, my meandering lead me to finally getting to the island’s lone brewery, Cisco Brewers. Continue reading

Beer News 

HARPOON BECOMING EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANY MEANS YOUR BEER HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE

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The announcement was made at a company summit in the grand Germanic beer hall at their Seaport brewery last night, and CEO Rich Doyle celebrated the news and said the decision came after the company’s existing shareholder group sold 48% of its shares to an ESOP. Continue reading

Arts News 

NIPPLEGATE: OUT FROM UNDER FACEBOOK’S BOOT, CONTROVERSIAL BODY PAINTER PAUL ROUSTAN FINDS A FRIEND IN GOOGLE+

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Given the recent controversy Facebook has found itself in – from reports of the military using it to track moods, to news of their conducting covert experiments to manipulate the emotions of nearly 700,000 – public skepticism is already high. The story of Roustan and his fellow creatives is reason for further outrage. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

PARLA-ABLE: AN EAST VILLAGE-ESQUE COCKTAIL HAUNT RISES

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Parla, the new spot on Hanover that brings something of an East Village-meets-San Francisco vibe to the North End. Continue reading

Shop 

BLOCK STOPPIN’

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It’s summer. Your pits may or may not need this. And it smells like cloves! Continue reading

Uncategorized 

REV’D UP: NE REVOLUTION HAS WORLD CUP FEVER

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In the midst of World Cup madness, we checked in with our very own soccer club, the New England Revolution, for a few quick-glance Cliffs Notes about our other boys in blue for those that haven’t been paying attention. Continue reading