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On the Cheap: La Tour Eiffel
French food in Chinatown and Parisian sightseeing on Comm Ave
If you exit the Chinatown MBTA station by way of Washington Street, you're likely to find European flavors long before the Asian fare.
| June 15, 2012
An avalanche of summer art exhibits
Klondikes to watch out for
While New England winters are often cause to forget certain colors even exist, summer around here is easily the best season for mind expansion.
| June 08, 2012
Films al fresco
Movie theaters make a great daytime escape from summer scorchers, but there's no need to waste a temperate summer night trapped in a crowded megaplex.
| June 06, 2012
An app for autism
Tech to speech
This month marks the second anniversary of Apple's first public iPad release.
| April 19, 2012
Bruce Rosenbaum: steampunk interior design’s unlikely leader
Full steam ahead
There's a porthole on Bruce Rosenbaum's toaster.
| March 26, 2012
Putting the 'Arrrr' in DRM
Forget Talk Like a Pirate Day. In the 2012 elections, November 6 will be Vote Like a Pirate Day — if you happened to have joined a growing number of hackers and Internet activists and registered as a member of the Massachusetts Pirate Party (MAPP).
| March 07, 2012
Occupy Boston: the movie!
John Forrester spent the past five months filming and editing two terabytes of raw digital Occupy Boston footage, captured between late September and December 2011.
| February 29, 2012
On the Cheap: Lizzy's
Comfort grub in a landmark East Cambridge Watering Hole
After Prohibition was repealed in 1933, an Italian barber walked into an East Cambridge shoe building and turned it into a bar: Pugliese's.
| January 18, 2012
Photos: #OWS protesters attempt to re-occupy NYC
Occupy Wall Street #D17 day of action | Duarte Square, NYC | December 17, 2011
Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered at Manhattan’s Duarte Square on December 17, 2011 (#D17 day of action) to celebrate the original protest’s 3-month anniversary by attempting to reclaim a space.
| December 30, 2011
PHOTOS: On the scene of the Occupy Boston eviction
Police raid the Dewey Square encampment at 5am | December 10, 2011
And then it came. Right before five o'clock. Nobody really believed that it was coming, even though we all knew it was inevitable ...
| December 10, 2011
PHOTOS: Occupy Boston defies Menino’s order to vacate Dewey Square
Thousands rallied on the Greenway, and protesters packed up much of the camp for safekeeping | December 8, 2011
The scene from Occupy Boston after Mayor Menino gave orders to vacate.
| December 09, 2011
Little House on the Occupation
Sage Radachowsky moved into Occupy Boston's Dewey Square camp on the night of the season's first snowstorm and says he kept warm and dry just fine, thanks to a portable sleeping trailer he built himself.
| November 07, 2011
Photos: Occupy Boston celebrates one-month anniversary at Dewey Square
Dewey Square | October 30, 2011
Occupy Boston celebrates the one-month anniversary of their protest at Dewey Square on October 30, 2011.
| October 31, 2011
Review: Taza Chocolate
Spooky craft chocolate for the big kids
If lately you've been hit with the trick-or-treat nostalgia blues, longing for simpler times when the best costumes still came in our sizes, do not resort to reproduction.
| October 31, 2011
Photos: Scenes from Occupy Wall Street
Shots of the Zuccotti Park #OWS encampment this past Columbus Day weekend
Zuccotti Park is now a settled shantytown, complete with its own classrooms, junkies, trash collectors, and daily broadsheet.
| October 12, 2011
Review: Redbones Barbecue Food Truck
Southern comfort goes mobile
With food trucks slowly taking over our streets, we get Redbones on wheels around Copley Square five days a week.
| October 05, 2011
Photos: Occupy Boston plans financial district take-over
Big money meets big opposition in Boston
Hundreds of fiscally wary citizens gathered on Boston Common Tuesday, September 27, to organize a lasting protest occupation of Boston’s financial district.
| October 03, 2011
Photos: Tree play the 22nd Annual Freedom Rally
Boston Common | September 17, 2011
Tree play the Freedom Rally main stage on September 17, 2011.
| September 19, 2011
Review: Thinking Cup Coffee Bar
Toning down technology and one-upping fair trade
This past December, Thinking Cup Coffee Bar opened downtown, serving up strong brew in an atmosphere that fosters low-tech creativity.
| August 31, 2011
Rubblebucket | Omega La La
Sin Duda Records (2011)
Although bands often sacrifice musical quality for the sake of maintaining a weirder image, Rubblebucket keep buzzing forward, as impressive as they are idiosyncratic.
| August 30, 2011
Where Lord of the Rings meets Lord of the Flies
Wizards & Warriors Camp is a living video game, putting kids in control of everything from plotline to character personality.
| August 10, 2011
The Current Issue
Table of Contents
Where To Follow Me
| March 24, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Mo Takes His Turn
March 21, 2013 at 12:59 PM
[Q&A] KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko on art, Columbine and having balls
On The Download
| March 18, 2013 at 3:22 PM
See this film series: The Belmont World Film Series @ Studio Cinema in Belmont
Outside The Frame
| March 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM
See this film: This is Spinal Tap [with post-film talk by expert from Acoustical Society of America] @ the Coolidge
March 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM
BLOG POSTS BY ARIEL SHEARER
Photos: Documenting the Boston Urban Iditarod 2012
Capitol Offensive: Occupy Congress delivers message of national disapproval
This is what a journalist getting evicted from an Occupy Boston meeting looks like
[photos] Occupy Boston on the National Day of Action
Photos: #OccupyBoston erecting "30-foot teepee greenhouse temple of democracy" to keep warm this winter
[photos] Occupy Boston celebrates one-month anniversary
Inside #OccupyBoston: The Marches, Meditations, and Messages of the Movement on Dewey Square
#OccupyBoston Is Winning: How Day One on #DeweySquare Went Down
WikiLeaks update: Boston hacker brigade rallies to "Reboot Democracy"
Love for Bob Marley, 30 years Later (RIP)
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