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Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC’S BACK TO SCHOOL BAR COMMANDMENTS

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Sure, summers are crazy here, but there is nothing like the last week of August and the first few weeks of September. With their fake ID’s in hand and a glint in their eye, these children will do anything to get past the bouncers to consume as many Jager-bombs as possible. Continue reading

Food and Drinks Opinion 

BAR HAVOC: SURVIVING THE FALL

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With the windows open, the cool, almost autumn breeze flows in. I’ve been bringing a light jacket out with me at night for those cool evenings when the heat produced from a slug of Fireball Whisky isn’t enough. 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

Ask News Opinion 

FREE RADICAL: TIPS ON CITY LIVING FOR INCOMING STUDENTS (PART I)

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Your quality of life is important. Living in a shithole is not “part of the college experience.” You have a shitty apartment because you have a shitty landlord. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: STAGE 5 CLINGER

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The girl, confused and in a bind, told me: “He never came back. I waited and waited, and I even had him paged to come back to the front of the store, but he never came back. What if he thinks I was kidnapped?” Continue reading

Music 

STRAND OF OAKS’ LATEST ISN’T JUST SAD BASTARD MUSIC

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“The lyrics don’t give up and I didn’t want the music to either. I feel a lot of joy and celebration in the record, even if a lot of the themes are pretty dark.” Continue reading

Music 

INTERVIEW: GEOFF RICKLY OF UNITED NATIONS

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“I realized I had to make United Nations mean something. It had to be more than just a band; it had to be an art project, it had to say something, it had to have some sort of relevance.” Continue reading

Music 

ROYAL BLOOD: BEYOND THE MERCH

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The oft-repeated story of how Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders wearing their t-shirt during his performance at Glastonbury Festival last year somehow played a critical role in their breakthrough is, well, bollocks. Continue reading

Music 

REVIEW: KING BUZZO AT BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL

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Even though it’s unplugged without Dale, Jared, or Coady, if you’re a fan of the Melvins then you’ll enjoy what Osbourne is doing with This Machine Kills Artists. Continue reading