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The 14th Annual Muzzle Awardsnew

An annual look at the dishonorable enemies of free speech and personal liberty in New England.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  06-30-2011  |  Civil Liberties

Experts Predict the Boston of the Futurenew

Over the past few weeks, we asked several dozen trendsetters and soothsayers to fondle their crystal balls, and tell us when we might be able to follow bike paths from Franklin Park to Park Street, shop at a glistening new Filene's, and sip drinks on a waterfront that resembles downtown Dubai.
Boston Phoenix  |  Chris Faraone  |  01-25-2011  |  Commentary

Boston's Rat Population Explodes Amongst Economic Collapsenew

With more and more foreclosed and abandoned properties making it harder for planners and exterminators to combat pestilence, anecdotal and empirical evidence suggests that Boston's rodent problem is only getting worse.
Boston Phoenix  |  Chris Faraone  |  11-16-2009  |  Animal Issues

Mayor Menino's Mosquenew

A few weeks ago the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center finally opened its doors for prayer -- five years late, millions over budget, and still far from complete. The bizarre story behind the construction of the city's most controversial building.
Boston Phoenix  |  David S. Bernstein  |  11-19-2008  |  Politics

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