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Nicole Freedman’s legacy

Everybody gets a bike
After a five-year reign as Boston's first unofficial "Bike Czar," Boston Bikes director Nicole Freedman will be abdicating her throne to direct Maine's Huts and Trails program.
By: ANDREW MCFARLAND  |  May 09, 2012


Josh Zisson fights for your bike rights

Two-Wheeled Justice
Bike lawyer Josh Zisson started printing up pocket-size "Bicyclist's Accident Report" cards last October in Cambridge.
By: LIZ PELLY  |  May 10, 2012


Save a car, ride a pedicab

The Pedi Cure
Before this assignment, I had never even considered riding in pedicab, even though I work in the pedicab mecca of Kenmore Square. I always thought there was something extremely icky about making someone sweat while I sit there like a pasha.
By: EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  May 09, 2012


Stupid Bike Poetry

A celebration of ostentatious bikes, in verse
Some people are just too goddamn special to ride a two-wheeler.
By: EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  May 09, 2012


Photos: Run For Your Lives Zombie 5K

Amesbury Sports Park | May 5-6, 2012
Run For Your Lives participants braved a 5K obstacle course while being chased by zombies through Amesbury Sports Park on May 5-6, 2012.


Rolling Thick with Ben Lashes, Scumbag Steve, and the Bad Boys of ROFLCon

Down with the memes
There's a jovial shit-mouthed wise-ass standing in an outdoor foyer at MIT, chain-smoking Newports and hitting on every girl who walks by.
By: CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 07, 2012


Serious ROFLcon is serious

The revolution will not be televised — but it will be turned into an animated .gif
Zawinski's law of software envelopment holds that all programs continue to expand until they can read email.
By: BOSTON PHOENIX STAFF  |  May 02, 2012


Rich Juzwiak, the superman of supercuts, waxes philosophical about his métier

He’s not there to make friends
I'm not here to make friends. This pithy phrase tidily encapsulates all the bluster, the stiltedness, the underwhelming drama and overinflated breasts of reality TV.
By: EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  May 04, 2012


Photos: Boston Comic Con 2012

Hynes Convention Center | April 21-22, 2012
Die-hard fans packed the Hynes Convention Center for the Boston Comic Con on April 21-22, 2012.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  April 25, 2012


Photos: 2012 Boston Marathon

April 16, 2012
April 16, 2012
By: JEREMIAH ROBINSON  |  April 17, 2012


Photos: The Boston Phoenix's Best Awards Party

April 11, 2012 | Brighton Music Hall
The Boston Phoenix hosts our first-ever awards show in honor of the Best issue at Brighton Music Hall on April 11, 2012.
By: MICHAEL YOUNG  |  April 17, 2012


The Battle of Midway

Have you heard the one about the artists, the defense contractor, and the landlord they all don’t like?
To understand what happens when a defense contractor moves into an artists' enclave and isn't the strangest thing to happen there, one only need look at the saga of Midway Studios.
By: EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 30, 2012


Photos: Danny O’Connor and 'Irish' Micky Ward do a boxing demo at McGreevey's

March 14, 2012
Danny O’Connor addresses the media about his plans for 2012 and beyond, joined by the Dropkicks who'll be supporting him in his pursuit of a world title. "Irish" Micky Ward joins Danny for a boxing workout demo with Danny after the talk.
By: JEREMIAH ROBINSON  |  March 26, 2012


Photos: A tour of the steampunk works of ModVic founder Bruce Rosenbaum

Head full of steampunk
"We love antiques, we love salvage," he says. "[But] we didn't want pieces just to sit there and look pretty like in a museum. We wanted them to do something, we wanted them to be relevant, functional."
By: RYAN MCMAHON  |  March 23, 2012


Photos: St. Patty's Day Parade 2012

South Boston | Sunday, March 18, 2012
The St. Patrick's Day Parade rolled through South Boston on Sunday, March 18, 2012. 
By: JEREMIAH ROBINSON  |  March 22, 2012


Bruce Rosenbaum: steampunk interior design’s unlikely leader

Full steam ahead
There's a porthole on Bruce Rosenbaum's toaster.
By: ARIEL SHEARER  |  March 26, 2012


Photos: SXSW 2012 booths at the Austin Convention Center

Austin TX | March 16, 2012
SXSW 2012 attendees, bands, and booths on display at the Austin Convention Center on March 16, 2012.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 20, 2012


Photos: Tom Morello's Occupy Austin Dance Party at SXSW 2012

Austin TX | March 16, 2012
Tom Morello heads up an Occupy Austin flash mob/dance party at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 19, 2012

Photos: Day 3 of SXSW Music 2012

Austin TX | March 15, 2012
Musicians and fans gather in Austin, TX for the SXSW Music Festival at the Austin Convention Center on March 15, 2012.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012


Photos: Day 2 of SXSW Music 2012

Austin TX | March 14, 2012
Musicians and fans gather in Austin, TX for the SXSW Music Festival at the Austin Convention Center on March 14, 2012.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012


Photos: Day 1 of SXSW Music 2012

Austin, TX | March 13, 2012
Musicians and fans gather in Austin, TX and get hyped for the SXSW Music festival at the Austin Convention Centeron March 13, 2012.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 13, 2012

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