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About DIG STAFF

DIG STAFF IS WHAT WE SAY WHEN NO ONE WANTS TO TAKE THE CREDIT FOR IT.
Food and Drinks 

FIVE DRINK MINIMUM: DIVE TO SWANK EDITION

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Be it Davis Square in Somerville, the wild shoddy badlands of Allston, and even the nooks found around Fenway Park, what you’re about to read is a story involving intoxicated buffoonery all conducted at your favorite (or not-so-favorite) local haunts, be it drinking in public outdoors (but just for a photo), allusions to shooting pornography, and even men in ruffled shirts becoming threatened by small children drinking out of coconut shells in close proximity to them. Continue reading

Beer 

TAPPED OUT: A QUICK GUIDE TO THE PAY-TO-PLAY CRAFT BEER BROUHAHA

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Whatever one’s choice in slang or position on the act itself – which in essence gives distinct advantage to larger brewers at the expense of smaller, independent craft brewers, and is illegal according to the Mass Alcohol Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) – the fallout has become a clear and present danger to the local beer and bar ecosystem. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

FACES OF FASHION: UNIQUE COCKTAIL MIXER INVOLVING JOURNALISTS, DESIGNERS, AND PHOTOGRAPHERS ORBITING THE LOCAL FASHION SCENE

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Think of it as a kind of cocktail mixer with concentrated doses of the sartorial sect, as well as the photographers who love/work with them, should that be the kind of crowd you want to break into. Continue reading

Fiction 

DIG + SLUSH PILE FICTION UPDATE: FALL 2014

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Boston has a lot of talented writers who aren’t wired into well-established groups or organizations, and we hope they keep on reading and submitting. Continue reading

Arts Film 

DIG THIS: CAT VIDEOS + DAVID SEDARIS + POOL (NO WATER)

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It’s that time of the week again when we get to tell you about cool things going on in the city. For instance: the largest Contemporary Art Museum under 100 square feet. Continue reading

Music 

FOTOBOM: RISE AGAINST AT HOUSE OF BLUES

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Post-hardcore and political punk converged on the House of Blues stage in Boston last Monday night. No noses were bloodied. Continue reading

Arts Music News 

SPECIAL: THE UNTOLD STORIES OF HUB HIP-HOP

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Like so much history about communities of color, the narrative of Boston hip-hop has been largely buried, ignored, forgotten. Thankfully, there remain innumerable artists, writers, fans, and even academics who, in the storytelling tradition rap music is rooted in, have kept dope alive via marvelous multimedia tributes. This whole package is dedicated to them. Continue reading