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Tales of Ode Release Party Set for May 28

May 28, 2014
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Check out their latest single, “Why” RIYL: Of Monsters and Men, Kings of Leon, MuteMath Who: Indie folk-rock band Tales of Olde “mix earnest songwriting, tight musicianship, and beautiful harmonies creating sonic atmospheres that toe the line between folk and pop” (My Old Kentucky Blog). What: Album release party for their debut EP, out 6/3 Where: Great Scott, Allston,...

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Jazz Up Your Summer with Jazz Books

August 1, 2012
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A great way to enhance your summer is to start a new collection of books and what better way than with than to focus on books about American-born born music: jazz! If you happen to own a rare and used book store, as I do, and you happen to have a wife who collects...

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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

June 20, 2011
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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

The Evening News with Walter Cronkite evokes a time, the years 1967-1971, and the shift in ideals and experience through the closely observed eyes of Jack Krivitsky. He goes off to college in 1967 straddling two worlds: the upper middle class Jewish world where he’s grown up privileged on Boston’s North Shore, and is...

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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

June 16, 2011
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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

One of our photographers grabbed this historic shot Thursday morning of Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara exiting the charter plane at Logan Airport while hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. A small group of fans were there to cheer on the team as they arrived back in Boston just after 8:30 a.m. on...

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Sidewalk solution to save a heritage elm

December 18, 2010
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By Penny Cherubino Since last May, a group of neighbors has worked to save a heritage elm on Marlborough Street near Fairfield. This is one of the original trees planted when the neighborhood was created about 125 years ago. Over the years, the roots of this magnificent tree had buckled the brick sidewalk, and...

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The season to be jolly

December 18, 2010
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A stroll down Newbury Street during the day in the weeks before Christmas is a literal stroll in a winter wonderland. The decorations from store to store are fabulous. The look and the feel of the entire street resonates with the season. Throngs of shoppers have crowded into the stores and the restaurants giving...

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The mayor is back

December 18, 2010
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Mayor Thomas Menino is back at work following his hospitalization for a reaction to treatments he received when he contracted an infection on his elbow while traveling in Italy recently. The hospitalization of the hard working mayor was extremely frustrating for him – as it would be for anyone – but was made all...

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Santa Speedo Run

December 18, 2010
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For those of us who have witnessed from year to year the Santa Speedo Run in Back Bay, not much has changed. This year’s run held over the weekend gives rise to the incontestable fact that young people can endure almost anything and that those of us watching them, can endure anything, too. The...

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Police Blotter 12-18-2010

December 18, 2010
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Investigate Person 11/29/10 – At about 1:26 p.m., officers responded to an apartment at 234 Beacon St. for a radio call for a well-being check. On arrival, officers spoke with a resident of the building who said she hadn’t seen her neighbor in more than a week. Due to the age of resident in...

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