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Grow A ‘Mo In The Name Of Cancer Research

Filed in Health & Fitness, Lifestyle by on October 3, 2009 1 Comment
Grow A ‘Mo In The Name Of Cancer Research

When it comes to facial hair, younger generations of men seem to avoid moustaches like the plague. Reserved for fathers, cops, and 1970’s porn stars, it’s safe to say that they aren’t the most popular form of facial hair.  But as November creeps around the corner, an international charity is daring men to embrace their […]

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Make The Promise To Save The Women In Your Life

Make The Promise To Save The Women In Your Life

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. That means the odds are that a woman you know could be a victim of the second most frequent cause of death among their gender. But as revolutions in cancer research continue to progress, a breast cancer diagnosis is no longer a […]

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Dorchester Organization Teaches Children the Importance of Recycling

Dorchester Organization Teaches Children the Importance of Recycling

It’s no secret that teachers frequently fall victim to long hours and low pay. As education positions and elective courses like music and art continue to be slashed from the budget every day, many of the teachers who have managed to keep their jobs are forced to pay out of pocket for school supplies to furnish […]

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Simmons School of Management Presents Alumnae Achievement Award to Gretchen Fox

Simmons School of Management Presents Alumnae Achievement Award to Gretchen Fox

In a world where the odds are clearly stacked against entrepreneurs, the journey of a female entrepreneur proves to be a lesson in fighting one’s way to the top. Simmons College alumna Gretchen Fox exemplifies the power and intelligence necessary to flourish in the business world, and in honor of her extensive business and philanthropic […]

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Here Ye Here Ye! The Fall Season Has Begun At King Richard’s Faire

Here Ye Here Ye! The Fall Season Has Begun At King Richard’s Faire

In our college days, weekend mornings meant trekking to the dining hall. If we were lucky, we’d find a little treat spread across the quad known as the Renaissance people. That’s right! Cittern strumming, 5-layer dress with heaving breasts-wearing Renaissance enthusiasts who loitered on our grassy knoll. Luckily, if you’re one of these “Ren Fest” […]

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Boston Bike Riders Hope To Legalize Riding In Franklin Park

Filed in Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Local News, Sports by on September 9, 2009 0 Comments
Boston Bike Riders Hope To Legalize Riding In Franklin Park

Boston-area bike riders will gather today to prepare a formal request to legalize biking in Franklin Park. While the ban on bikes isn’t generally enforced, officially allowing bikes in the area will provide a wider audience with an opportunity to utilize the space. Area biking groups Dot Bike, Rozzie Bikes, and JP Bikes will meet […]

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Chefs in Schools Initiative Helps Boston Children Eat Healthy Meals

Filed in Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Local News by on September 3, 2009 1 Comment
Chefs in Schools Initiative Helps Boston Children Eat Healthy Meals

Today kicks off the Boston Public Schools fall semester, and a growing initiative to improve school meals is underway. 8 Boston schools have implemented the Chefs in Schools program, which helps Boston children find healthy meals in their school cafeteria that limit processed foods and emphasize the important of nutritious fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. […]

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Improper Disposal Of Garbage Increases Rat Population On Beacon Hill

Filed in Featured, Home & Real Estate, Lifestyle by on August 27, 2009 0 Comments
Improper Disposal Of Garbage Increases Rat Population On Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill residents report that after the sun goes down, an infestation of rats takes over the Hancock and Joy Street areas. Rodents feast on the garbage thrown on the streets by residents. In a neighborhood that prides itself on having one of the wealthiest zip codes in the city, many of its inhabitants are […]

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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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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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