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Food and Drinks 

PEARL HARBOR: AFGHANISTAN WAR VET OPENS KITCHEN IN FOOD-LESS JP DIVE

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At the time of this writing, both the lone Chowhound reviewer and the lone Yelper called Pisani’s onion rings the best they’d ever had. The chicken tenders are the best I’ve ever had. Continue reading

Arts 

STONEHAM-ING IT UP: STAND-UP JOSH GONDELMAN ON WRITING FOR JOHN OLIVER, BOSTON, AND WOMEN’S MAGAZINES

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“A year and a half ago I did a set for 15 year-old Jewish boys in someone’s basement. I drove out to Forest Hills Queens, did a half hour as a dweeby, almost 30 year-old guy who showed up to a party with kids eating pizza saying ‘This guy isn’t Kevin Hart!’” Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

WELLNESS FOR DEGENERATES: JUST BREATHE

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The next time you find yourself stuck in traffic, or waiting in line someplace, or even attempting to conquer that next inhuman yoga pose, just remember to breathe, and breathe deeply. Find that lost rhythm. Continue reading

Shop 

RECYCLED MOTION: BRING YOUR OLD TECH HERE, HELP CANCER PATIENTS

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Bring in old tech and Recycle Computers 4 Cancer will be handling everything from then on, including disposal and recycling, along with the donation of all proceeds from your tech, to help cancer patients and their families. Continue reading

Beer 

HONEST PINT: HOPSTERS’ BEER FOR HOME: BECAUSE YOU CAN HAVE IT THERE NOW

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Hopsters has been churning out a house-made brand of craft ales since receiving its commercial brewing license in June (a rotating lineup is on tap at the on-site bar). But now you can get the sudsy goods at select booze depots (from a list that keeps expanding). Continue reading

Beer 

EXCLUSIVE: FIRST-LOOK AT SLUMBREW’S AMERICAN FRESH TAPROOM AT ASSEMBLY ROW

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It’s still just a sampling of what’s to come in December, when their full-fledged brewery and taproom opens on Ward Street at Somerville’s Boynton yards neighboring Union Square. Continue reading

Arts 

REVIEW: “AWAKE AND SING!” IMPRESSES IN ITS CLASSIC FORM

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The audience is drawn into “Awake and Sing!” because of the play’s ability to be grounded in this specific tale, this particular dysfunction, this pre-World War II home, and also resonate with a contemporary audience. It’s an effortless duality. Continue reading