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.
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:
Boxers, kids on stilts, clowns and people in giant sun costumes – it was the SomerStreets Carnaval in East Somerville, Mass.
Who races around the city on ATVs during a blizzard? These guys.
Civil war soldiers, prohibition era barkeeps, and a few name-brand charterers hit the stage during the third annual NYC Beard and Mustache Competition at the Warsaw in Greenpoint, New York.
With Hurricane Sandy’s winds briefly at a lull a game of touch football broke out in the streets of Queens.
One fan passed judgment saying, “That’s the most metal thing ever.” He wasn’t referring to the pools of fake blood, or the vivisections of Christ and Hitler. He was referring to the arrival of the FDNY after GWAR’s set.
We’ve had some of America’s best pulled pork from East Carolina to Texas. For our first attempt at smoked pork, we decided to combine those traditions.
After years of studying the BBQ arts we decided it was time to learn them first hand. Over Labor Day Weekend we assembled the Manic Smoker, bought and seasoned a brisket and stayed up all night smoking it. Here’s how the process went.