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Food and Drinks 

POUR HOSS

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Every three-liter box holds four 750-ml bottles worth of wine and keeps it cork-in fresh for 30 days, and each is outfitted with a super easy push-tap spigot that cuts off quickly after filling your favorite goblet at a late-summer outdoor party. Continue reading

News Opinion 

YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT MASS LAWMAKERS DID ON THE LAST DAY OF THEIR SESSION

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For several hours in the House Thursday afternoon, representatives didn’t even bother acting busy. Rather they spent their dwindling time honoring former Boston Mayor and State Rep. Ray Flynn for something or another. Continue reading

Music 

FOTOBOM: NINE INCH NAILS AT THE XFINITY CENTER

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Last night Nine Inch Nails revisited Boston at the Xfinity Center. Fun fact: 1992′s Wish from the Broken EP won a Grammy, and may be the only song ever to do so incorporating lyrics, “fist-fuck.” Continue reading

News Opinion 

FREE RADICAL: TIME TO EDUCATE YOURSELF ABOUT GAZA

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Here in the Hub, when hundreds upon hundreds of people gathered to protest in the name of Palestine last week, our own Boston Globe didn’t even send a photographer. Continue reading

Music 

RUN FOR COVER: CHARLES MINGUS VS. NO BS! BRASS BAND: “HAITIAN FIGHT SONG”

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It would be foolish to think a cover of this sort could out-do the original, but No BS! Brass Band never claim that as their goal. Instead, they bring a new decade’s worth of personalty to it — something Mingus would be smiling over, for sure. Continue reading