Davis Square

Music 

WEEKLY LIVE MUSIC RETURNS TO ROSEBUD AMERICAN KITCHEN TONIGHT

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Since reopening in September, the revamped Rosebud Diner aka Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar in Davis Square ticks off pretty much all the boxes needed to be considered the neighborhood spot. Continue reading

Arts 

REVIEW: “TROJAN WOMEN” IS A PINT-SIZED PRODUCTION WITH ACHILLEAN STRENGTH

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Sometimes you just need to see theater in a church basement on a rainy Friday night in order to really put things in perspective. Good theater doesn’t need the grand stage and the sold-out box office to be important and striking; the teary eyes at Theatre@First’s production of “Trojan Women” reminds us of that. Continue reading

News Opinion 

VETO POWER: DEVELOPERS RUN SOMERVILLE AND CAMBRIDGE AND THERE’S NOTHING ANYONE CAN DO ABOUT IT

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At a moment when Americans seem eager to chase money out of politics, it’s disappointing that Cambridge officials proved unwilling to confront developers. And that doesn’t begin to describe the scene in Somerville, where last week Mayor Curtatone vetoed a campaign finance measure passed by the majority of aldermen. The ordinance would have capped political contributions from those working for municipal contractors at $250, half the $500 state limit. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

EXCLUSIVE HOOCH: ONE BARREL. 250 BOTTLES. TIME TO DRINK.

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“I wanted a repasado (anything aged at least two months, up to a year) and that the tequila would have all the characteristics of a great tequila, but had to be one that was very approachable.” Continue reading

Food and Drinks News 

EXCELLENT BUD: DISCUSSING ROSEBUD DINER’S SECOND LIFE

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We spoke with Rosebud chef and partner John Delpha who was enjoying his own mid-summer excursion when we fired some questions his way. Get ready for a whole new Rosebud. Continue reading

Film 

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR OF ‘THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY’

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The only thing that makes powerful people genuinely mad is when you try to take away their power, especially if they had no claim to it in the first place. This is the hypocrisy that hacktivist genius Aaron Swartz attempted to disassemble before his heartbreaking suicide in January of last year. Continue reading