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Food and Drinks 

MYSTIC PIZZA: THE WORD ON SOMERVILLE’S COLUMBUS DAY OPENING OF THE CELEBRATED ERNESTO’S PIZZA

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By keeping the same slices and toppings the original spot is known for, Radikowski doesn’t plan on conforming to the new trend of “latest and greatest” pizza shops locals have been seeing pop up all over the city. Instead he says he’s going to focus on putting stuff on [the pizzas] that people know. Continue reading

News Shop 

SUSPENDED STATE: ZERO-G HOT-TUBBING IS ON ITS WAY

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Proponents of it say it’s like a full body sigh of relief, while others claim a near-hallucinatory state sets in akin to when you’re drifting off to sleep and something startles you awake, but you’re still kind of dreaming. Or something. Continue reading

Music 

AN OBITUARY: CHIP DAMIANI AND THE REMAINS

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If you are a Boston rock ‘n’ roller you owe Damiani and his band a huge debt. Before garage rock was garage, before punk, before indie, before all the musical genres that have defined this city to the outside world, there were The Remains. Continue reading

Film 

DIG THIS: WATCH-A-THON CULT CLASSIC/CLASSIC CULT MARATHONS @ BRATTLE THEATRE

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Like a walk-a-thon for people that are really good at sitting in a comfortable chair and enjoying so-bad-its-good/so-good-its-great cinema Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

REEL CHEFS: CHEF SAMUEL MONSOUR AND THE BIG LEBOWSKI

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“When I inquire as to why he didn’t name this dish ‘I’ll suck your cock for a thousand dollars,’ he comes up with the age-old excuse of ‘I couldn’t find a cash machine.’” Continue reading