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March 22nd, 2015 - 11:09 am § in Boston

The Boston Steak Tips Tour 2015

What are Boston steak tips, why are they delicious, and why are they different from the steak tips in the rest of the country? This spring, we’re going to attempt to answer these questions with a series of road (and T) trips throughout Greater Boston.

February 16th, 2015 - 7:38 pm § in Boston

The View Atop the MIT Alps

Standing atop the MIT Alps I saw a pale city splayed out in all directions. And yet here, atop the largest deposit of winter’s harvest, I saw no frozen necropolis.

September 8th, 2014 - 12:08 am § in Boston

Video Preview: The 2014 East Somerville Foodie Crawl

Every September, East Somerville Main Streets holds a celebration of local cuisine, the Foodie Crawl. For this year's preview, we focus on two newcomers to the scene: La Brasa and Rincon Mexicano.

May 20th, 2014 - 4:44 pm § in Boston

What Would Keytar Bear Do?

Keytar Bear is much more complex than his man-in-a-bear-suit act implies. Despite all I’ve learned about him, there are a couple questions I’ve been asking myself that no one else has been able to answer.

April 22nd, 2014 - 8:22 pm § in Northeast

Peace, Love, and Tasty Grub in Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Hoss and Mary’s specializes in sandwiches and “Peace, Love, & Tasty Grub!” The grub was tasty enough, but it was the rest of the motto that brought me back.

March 30th, 2014 - 2:08 pm § in Boston, Photo Essays

Up All Night: Riding the Late Night T Service in Boston

The MBTA has restored late night subway service to Boston on weekends. I stayed out all night the first two nights of the service to see who took advantage of it.

October 31st, 2013 - 6:13 am § in Boston, Dignity Hunts

“East Somerville”

Elements of “old” and “new” East Somerville collided during the East End Grille’s Oktoberfest party, and we were able to capture this commingling in one image.

September 2nd, 2013 - 7:34 pm § in Boston, Photo Essays

Photo Preview: The 2013 East Broadway Foodie Crawl

In our adopted neighborhood of East Somerville dining locally means enjoying cuisine from all over the globe. The restaurants show influences from El Salvador to Ethiopia, from Sicily to Sichuan, from Brazil back to New England.

July 15th, 2013 - 10:02 pm § in Boston, Photo Essays

8 Photos: The Birth of Somerville’s Chuckie Harris Park

With over 50 trees, a three-story water sprinkler that can also hold a movie screen, and tons of play features, Somerville's locally-designed Chuckie Harris Park represents a truly innovative reclamation of urban space for public use.

June 24th, 2013 - 11:50 am § in Boston, Photo Essays

9 Photos: The Last Blast Carnival at Revere Beach

We love Revere Beach. The first public beach in North America, it's right outside of Boston at the end of the MBTA Blue Line. This weekend, there was an added attraction: a traveling carnival. We stumbled upon the party and shot some of the action: