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Help, the mountains are melting!

The case of the disappearing ski slopes
Climate change may have been ignored during this fall's elections, but it's likely on the minds of many skiers — not to mention ski resorts eager to avoid a repeat of last year's warm winter, which saw many ski-related businesses either opening late or closing early.
By: NOAH SCHAFFER  |  November 07, 2012


Smile! Your mug shot might be on Facebook

The criminal network
Police departments might not aspire to be popular.
By: NOAH SCHAFFER  |  September 19, 2012


Keeping the chitlin' circuit alive in the land of the bean and the cod

Dept. of Soul
They call it the "chitlin' circuit": a network of roadhouses and theaters across the South, where for decades mostly black musicians and comedians have played to mostly black audiences.
By: NOAH SCHAFFER  |  November 02, 2011


Boston renters, don't get screwed by shady landlords: know your rights

A room of one’s own
So you're ready to abandon dorm life ...
By: NOAH SCHAFFER  |  January 27, 2011


Homophobe to headline Boston's GospelFest

Gay Old Time Dept.
Donnie McClurkin is one of gospel music's biggest stars. But McClurkin has also drawn fire for his homophobic sermons. Which makes him a curious choice to headline a City of Boston–produced event here later this summer, the annual GospelFest on City Hall Plaza.
By: NOAH SCHAFFER  |  June 29, 2010
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