Lifestyle

Meet Your Virtual Housekeeper: Alice.com

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 25, 2009 1 Comment
Meet Your Virtual Housekeeper: Alice.com

Remember Alice, the trustworthy housekeeper on The Brady Bunch? Well, she’s back in action, and Bostonians are taking notice. Alice’s legacy as the ultimate domestic goddess is living on through the recently-launched company Alice.com, a website that helps modern people keep house like the pros. Alice first popped up on our radar when we noticed […]

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Back on Wheels: International Bicycle Gives Me the Hook-up

Filed in Lifestyle, Sports by on August 23, 2009 2 Comments
Back on Wheels: International Bicycle Gives Me the Hook-up

An infinite amount of epic high fives are in order for the great guys at International Bicycle in Allston after they, out of remorse for having accidentally finished off my old bike frame in a regrettable seat post debacle, threw an enormous amount of discounts my way toward setting up a new bike. Though my […]

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Not Moving on the First to Avoid not Moving on the First: September Gridlock and the New Lease Shuffle

Filed in Lifestyle, University News by on August 18, 2009 2 Comments
Not Moving on the First to Avoid not Moving on the First: September Gridlock and the New Lease Shuffle

Moving into an apartment in Boston is a lot like forcing your forearm through a bread slicer: there’s a lot of physical pain, pain which, oddly enough, is secondary to the agonizing knowledge that you’re caught in an unbearably long bottleneck of prolonged suffering from which the only way out is to keep on pushing. […]

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Slip Into Something More Comfortable With Royal Highnies

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 17, 2009 2 Comments
Slip Into Something More Comfortable With Royal Highnies

Finding a gift for the guy who has everything can be a real pain. Golf ball polisher? Monogrammed cigar case? The possibilities are endless, but they’re not always that practical. So when we came across Royal Highnies loungewear, we knew they were something a man (or woman, for that matter), would actually put to good […]

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Shoe Shopping for Bigfoot

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 14, 2009 0 Comments
Shoe Shopping for Bigfoot

I wear enormous shoes. There is no way to sugarcoat it, to try to diminish, in any way, the colossal monstrosities that are my ogre feet. While these freakish feet are perfect for stomping peasants or, more practically, aiding my equally large legs in covering great distances quickly, they are a debilitating hindrance whenever I […]

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She’s Got Style: An Interview With Beyond Boston Chic’s Martini Severin

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle, Spotlight by on August 13, 2009 3 Comments
She’s Got Style: An Interview With Beyond Boston Chic’s Martini Severin

How does one describe Boston style? We recently caught up with born and bred Cantabrigian Martini Severin to discuss the topic. A Harvard graduate student by day, Martini’s blog Beyond Boston Chic is stocked with photographs of street style taken across Boston and abroad. Where do you shop in Boston? I really don’t judge. I wear hand me […]

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Rent-a-Bike: Public bike sharing system coming to Boston

Filed in Featured, Headline, Lifestyle, Local News by on August 13, 2009 1 Comment
Rent-a-Bike: Public bike sharing system coming to Boston

Would-be Bostonian bikers who want to cycle around the city but simply don’t own a bike may soon have their solution, as a public bicycle sharing program will soon be heading to Boston. The Public Bike System Company, which runs the Bixi bike system in Montreal, is negotiating with Boston officials to bring around 2,500 […]

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Beyond the Hooker

Filed in Lifestyle, Local Events, Local News, Politics, Things To Do by on August 11, 2009 0 Comments
Beyond the Hooker

Beneath the gold dome atop Beacon Hill, past and present live together in the same house—the Massachusetts State House. Similar to a museum, it houses famous paintings and sculptures. As the seat of government for the Commonwealth since its construction in 1798, this historic building holds even more significance. Like any other place of government, […]

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Farewell, Old Friend: Paco’s Last Ride

Filed in Health & Fitness, Lifestyle by on August 11, 2009 1 Comment
Farewell, Old Friend: Paco’s Last Ride

Today, sometime between the hours of 10 A.M. and 4 P.M., my dear friend and loyal companion, Paco, was cut down in the prime of his life. He was tall, tough as steel, always ready to take off on any adventure with me no matter the time of day. I will miss him greatly, for […]

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Park It: Boston’s Best Outdoor Wireless Hotspots

Filed in Featured, Headline, Lifestyle, Technology, Things To Do by on August 8, 2009 1 Comment
Park It: Boston’s Best Outdoor Wireless Hotspots

Now that glorious weather has finally graced the city of Boston with its presence, there’s really no good excuse to stay inside. Oh, wait! You have to work? We forgot that small detail. But for the legions of unemployed individuals who spend their days stalking Craigslist and Monster.com for open positions, searching for a job […]

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