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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 

ALL THE PERKS: COFFEE AROUND TOWN

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We’re aware your school cafeteria’s coffee tastes like bath water, and while it’s free, occasionally you’ll seek out a more satisfying alternative. May we recommend these fine local establishments. Continue reading

Food and Drinks Shop 

PRIDE AND GLORY: A TWO-DAY SEMI-OUTDOOR AMERICAN GOODS EXTRAVAGANZA. WITH WHISKEY.

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“If everyone spent 5 percent of their purchases buying American crafted goods, there would be a million new jobs in the USA,” says Mark Bollman, American Field founder and CEO of Ball and Buck in the Back Bay. “We’re getting separated from the process in which something is made, [and instead just] buying something in plastic packaging from a shelf.” Continue reading

Music 

DJ SET OF THE WEEK: INTERVIEW W/ BIANCA OBLIVION

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DJ Bianca Oblivion has only been in town for a year, but her booty dropping rhythms and slick LA style are are already taking over the city. Continue reading

Music 

INTERVIEW: JOANNA GRUESOME

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“It’s normally a small percentage of losers on the internet who reply with sexist comments or start debating about semantic nonsense, but obviously those people justify the need for loud feminist voices. They make you realize that it’s easy to start living in a bubble and forgetting that shit is basically the norm.” Continue reading

Arts Film 

TALES OF ALLSTON CHRISTMAS IN NEW LOCAL WEB SERIES

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“The thing about moving that makes it fertile ground is that you really only end up moving around life events, so moving is always either this coming together or coming apart or the beginning or the end of a chapter in your life.” Continue reading

Music 

LOOKING GOLDEN: LIFTED CONTINGENCY TO TAKEOVER GOOD LIFE

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“Lifted Contingency literally means ‘Higher Opportunity,’ so in this mindset I’ve set out to create higher, advancing opportunities for our artists and beyond.” 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