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Thursday, February 03, 2011

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The secret life of a Charlestown drug dealer

Hickey flipped for the Feds — and lived to make a movie about it
The next face Shane Mauss saw, though, was unmistakable. It was Johnny Hickey. A fast-talking tattooed Charlestown native with a tough brogue and checkered past, he used to sometimes work security at a comedy club Mauss used to play back in Boston.
By: CHRIS FARAONE  |  February 05, 2011


Poems, prose, and the New Yorker
Elizabeth Bishop goes pop
Psy at the Majestic, Savion Glover at the Opera House
Getting off the ground and into it
The man in the yellow fur coat
As the Boston Athenaeum stages an Edward Gorey retrospective, his biographer reflects on the artist's lasting legacy


Blue Asia
Pan-Asian cuisine with complimentary manga  
Review: Cognac Bistro
An outstanding French take on local goodness


2011 Valentines
Big Fat Whale
Beer bottle football
Interpreting mass die-offs
 Big Fat Whale


Review: Barney's Version
Tale of a sad-sack chick magnet
Review: On the Bowery
The quintessential skid row
Review: The Mechanic
Hackneyed retooling of a 1972 thriller
Review: Undertow
A story of loss


Beth Ditto | Beth Ditto EP
Deconstruction (2011)
Dom | Sun Bronzed Greek Gods [Remastered] + more
Astralwerks/Burning Mill (2011)
Eulogies | Tear the Fences Down
Dangerbird Records (2011)

Music Continued

Mean Creek lead a rocking Allston block party
Out: Choose your own adventure
Photos: Cage the Elephant at the Ames Hotel
WFNX Acoustic Session with Cafe the Elephant at the Ames Hotel, January 11, 2011
Photos: Linkin Park at the TD Garden
Linkin Park | TD Garden | February 1, 2011
Photos: The Decemberists at the House of Blues
The Decemberists | House of Blues | January 29, 2011
Photos: Tokyo Police Club and Two Door Cinema Club at the Paradise
Tokyo Police Club + Two Door Cinema Club | Paradise Rock Club | January 19, 2011
Review: Viktor Ullmann's The Emperor of Atlantis
Boston Lyric Opera pulls out the stops
Winning the future
The week in press releases


Hitting a nerve
Letters to the Boston editor, February 4, 2011
The secret life of a Charlestown drug dealer
Hickey flipped for the Feds — and lived to make a movie about it
What's gotten into Egypt?
Plus, Republicans for same-sex marriage, and trying to kill health-care reform


Review: Dead Space 2
The engineer, unmasked

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