Somerville

Beer News 

CRAFT BEER: SLUMBREW

Slumbrew_Banner

The space will be fashioned out of an assortment of 20-foot recycled shipping containers converted into retail and food prep spaces surrounding a 60-seat beer garden in the open air… Continue reading

News Opinion 

IN MIDST OF MOST EMBARRASSING SCANDAL IN YEARS, MASS LAWMAKERS DO SOMETHING ADMIRABLE FOR ONCE

SH TOP

The truth is that I planned on causing trouble at the State House this week. Nothing that could get me arrested, but rather just to demonstrate that I have less respect for most lawmakers than they have for the state. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

PRO-UNION: HAPPY-FUN-TIME IN SOMERVILLE

DRINKS 1628

Walking into Brass Union, the newcomer in Somerville’s Union Square, it’s hard to imagine that you’re walking into a classy bar instead of an adult fun-house. Continue reading

Film LULZ News 

SOCIAL MEDIA FARM OVERSEAS DESK: DONNIE THE MASSHOLE DOES CHINA, TELLS ALL

DONNIE TOP

Surprisingly, Donnie says he quickly discovered how few social restrictions there are in China. “You’d think it would be a ton of rules,” he says, “Ya know? Communist China and all, but that ain’t the case. You can drink and smoke anywhere you want. I brought a keg into a KFC and hung out with no complaints. Continue reading

News 

THE BIG BITCOIN INTERVIEW: TIM DRAPER, SOLE WINNER OF SILK ROAD CRYPTO-CURRENCY AUCTION, SPEAKS TO DIGBOSTON

RICK

Since publishing our Bitcoin survey, we’ve learned that Draper was was the sole winner of nearly 30,000 Bitcoins, now worth around $19 million, that federal agents seized from the Silk Road online black market in late 2013 and auctioned off last week. The New York Times quoted a generic press release. We spoke to the source directly. Continue reading

News 

BOSTON DOES BITCOIN: CHECKING IN ON CRYPTO-CURRENCIES ONE YEAR AFTER THE FEVER PITCH

NEWS_Bitcoin

While Bitcoin’s future remains foggy, recent developments point to an increased acceptance of crypto-currency, especially around Boston. At least that’s what we heard hanging out around the local Bitcoin ATM machines. Continue reading

Film 

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

RT_TheInternetsBoy

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

Uncategorized 

YOU CAN’T LOSE WITH FOOS: WHERE TO HAVE YOUR OWN INANIMATE WORLD CUP IN BOSTON

FOOS

There are almost enough foosball tables around Greater Boston to have an imaginary World Cup all our own. Continue reading