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SUPPLY AND DEMAND: YOUR NEW UNION SQUARE PEGBOARD WORKSHOP OF BEAUTIFUL STUFF

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“We wanted to support people that have dedicated their lives to making awesome things,” says LaFoy. “To us, it’s a privilege.” Continue reading

YOUR 2014 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

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Holiday shopping sucks. But it doesn’t have to, provided you have a Holiday Gift Guide like this one focused on novel gift ideas and local goods sourced from killer spots all around the Hub. Continue reading

NEW KIDS IN THE HALL: THE INVENTOR OF THE SIX-PANEL VISOR BRINGS NANTUCKET TO FANEUIL HALL

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The space is the brainchild of Luke Gutelius who, after partnering with pal Sean Dew—a Nantucket native born and raised on the Grey Lady herself, who began working at the original TownPool store on ACK when still in high school—opened the mainland outpost two weeks ago. Continue reading

POP-UP SNEAK PEEK: A CLASSIC VIDEO GAME PARTY HITS SOMERVILLE NEXT WEEK

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The event will feature approximately 24 arcade video game cabinets (think: DigDug, Ms. Pac Man, Final Fight, Asteroids) and also classic multi-player console games both for play and for purchase. Continue reading

RECYCLED MOTION: BRING YOUR OLD TECH HERE, HELP CANCER PATIENTS

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Bring in old tech and Recycle Computers 4 Cancer will be handling everything from then on, including disposal and recycling, along with the donation of all proceeds from your tech, to help cancer patients and their families. Continue reading

WINTER SPORTS: MAINE

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What it means to be from Maine has a lot more to do with shredding the killer mountain resorts and all the beer-y apres-ski fun to be had than bottled water. Continue reading

WINTER SPORTS GUIDE

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Consider this portal to your quick-glance guide as something to keep on hand throughout the season, no matter whether you’re a New England winter virgin, or so experienced that you laugh in the face of three-to-five inches. Continue reading

HALLOWEEN OR BUST(S): LAST MINUTE HALLOWEEN BRIC-A-BRAC, BY WAY OF 3-D PRINTING

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Or, you know, you could just sit in the 3D Photobooth scanner, which circles your head from all sides, generating an accurate rendering of your noodle and all its nuances to create tiny busts featuring your glorious melon, which take a day or two to complete (starts at $20) Continue reading

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