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BPD stands accused — as Sox-haters?

Safe, and Out
The city of Boston has paid out more than $15 million in recent years to victims of the police department’s misconduct.
By: DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  July 25, 2007


Ebbing radicalism in Cambridge

Left behind
When conservatives obsess over the People’s Republic of Cambridge, this is the kind of thing they have in mind.
By: ADAM REILLY  |  July 25, 2007


Prison sentences

Words to live by
On a recent Sunday, in the visiting room of the Bay State Correctional Center in Norfolk, a child darted between rows of green vinyl chairs in a flurry of giggles.
By: CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  July 18, 2007


Mr. Butch, 1951–2007

Death of a street king
If you didn’t know him, you might cross the street when he approached.
By: JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 18, 2007


Yellow journalism

Pissing match in Peoria
One of the weirder journalistic feuds in recent memory erupted this past week, only to dissolve in a pool of urine as quickly as it blossomed.
By: ADAM REILLY  |  July 16, 2007


Beverly Sills, 1929–2007

The fun diva
Beverly Sills, the most loved American opera singer of her generation, died this past week from inoperable lung cancer at 78.
By: LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  July 11, 2007


Rate of decay

Save Web radio!
On June 26, Internet broadcasters across the country went mute.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  July 11, 2007


Alito: hypocrisy in high places

Freedom watch
The First Amendment took two big hits from the Supreme Court on June 25.


Philly stakes

Losing it all
It’s definitely worse than the curse.
By: ED CONDRAN  |  July 05, 2007


Live Earth 2007

Where to go, who to see, what to know — even if you don't have a ticket
So you’re headed to a Live Earth gig somewhere, whether outside New York City or in a remote outpost in Antarctica.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  July 10, 2007


This just in

Our bad: Boston Phoenix prints wrong pages
By: PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 29, 2007



Mitt gets a posse
One thing we’ve learned from the Globe ’s seven-day package “The Making of Mitt Romney” is that the man takes pride in his Ward Cleaver coif.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  June 28, 2007


Protest II

Protesting the closure of Axis and Avalon
Remember Wallet Girl, a/k/a Keaton Kustler-Klein?
By: SHARON STEEL  |  June 27, 2007


Protest I

Fighting for your right to civil liberties
On Tuesday, 40 gagged demonstrators, clad in orange prisoner-style jumpsuits, made their way from the center of Boston to the JFK Federal Building.
By: CAROLINE PERRY  |  June 27, 2007


Magnificent seven

The Phoenix 's AAN award winners
The annual journalism awards handed out by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN) are the real deal.
By: CLIF GARBODEN  |  June 20, 2007


One step closer to Finland

McNallica wins!
Well, obviously.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  June 13, 2007


Faces of conflict

Marine Corps challenge anti-war vets
Each summer, it seems, the Iraq War springs another issue for the peace movement to rally around, symbolized by a specific face with a story to tell.
By: IAN SANDS  |  June 06, 2007


Looking for Charlie

Mission: annoying
Suppose you want to get a Charlie Card.
By: ADAM REILLY  |  June 06, 2007


Terrier technology

Hockey pod
Duke wasn’t first.
By: DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 24, 2008


Newton knows its rights

Liberty at the library
For an example of how the intangible conflict between individual liberties and national security plays out in real life, look no further than Newton.
By: DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 24, 2008

Young guns

Menino touting Boston’s gun-violence “best practices”
This past Wednesday at the Capital Hill Hilton in Washington, DC, mayors from across the country were scheduled to sit down to a special session and learn how to combat youth gun violence.
By: DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 27, 2008

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