“It was a place for unknown bands to play without having to worry about filling the space. It was a place to play that was fun. You could have a fundraiser there and raise money, you could try out new material.”
IN REGION’S LATEST MASS EVICTION OF ARTISTS, NORTHEASTERN BOOTS AFRICAN-AMERICAN CREATIVES FROM JP SPACE
“They [Northeastern] gave us no opportunity for discussion or response to their views,” West said. “It’s like a hammer that came down on us unexpectedly and out of the blue with no opportunity to respond to it.”
THE FINAL CRIES OF EMF MUSICIANS ECHO A LONGSTANDING CAMBRIDGE REALITY
The issue is a lot more complicated than the singular incident of EMF evictions: Gentrification and displacement have long since transformed formerly working class neighborhoods like Cambridgeport to upper-middle enclaves.
STONEWALLED: MEET THE ACTIVISTS AND BUSINESSPEOPLE BACKING #DISOWNSTONE IN BOSTON
“Roger Stone coming to the city of Boston is another indicator of racism, misogyny, and sexism being accepted in this city by people in power."
DIG THIS: AER0NAUT, WEMF COMEDY, AND A ROARING 20’S LAWN PARTY
If that's not a winning combo we don't know what is
CANNABIS STARTUP REPORT: HEADIE TRIP
Healthy Headie Lifestyle of Boston was recently selected for “a seed-stage business accelerator for the cannabis industry.”
BE AFRAID: ROADSTEAMER PREVIEWS NEW BANGER, “GOING BACK TO IRAQ”
We can't make out everything he barks, but there's some kind of reference to "getting it right this time," as well as something about Bill Cosby.
INTERVIEW: THE RETURN OF ROADSTEAMER
What's Roadsteamer been up to for the past couple of years? 'Massive orgies at the Cloud Club ... dark times ... art scene ... sucked in ... kinda like that Clay Shaw orgy scene in the Oliver Stone Movie JFK ... dont' ask me in person at the clubs about that you fuckers ... let me live.'