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Winterize your life!

Big Fat Whale
Learn to love that bastard snow. Or at least learn to tolerate it.
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  February 15, 2013

What to look forward to in Maine arts, culture, and politics

In with a bang
We're thrilled the world didn't end in 2012 — aren't you?
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 26, 2012

Let it snow, a little bit

Well, the weather outside is ... unusual.
By DAVID KISH  |  December 06, 2012

April showers ...

The whims of the weather.
By DAVID KISH  |  May 02, 2012

Facing down Grim

The very flavor of warmth graces the Nguyens' beef stew
We are now entering the eight-month-long conglomerate season I like to call Grim.
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  November 16, 2011
Take Shelter 3

Review: Take Shelter

Mid-life breakdown
Shannon's got the crazy bit down pat, and director Jeff Nichols has an eye for turning everyday items — a pile of trash, a clear sky, a barking dog — into signs of immanent doom.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 18, 2011

This is why we're so $%&*^# hot

Weather Update
During last week's heat wave, air-quality sensors along coastal New England recorded "unhealthy" levels of pollution baked into the hazy, humid air.
By CHRISTIAN MILNEIL  |  July 27, 2011

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One man’s picks for the BiMPys

Handicapping the Best Music Poll
Pffft. That Phoenix Best Music Poll is just a popularity contest!  
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 02, 2010

At the Cable Car: The wind-lashed and sea-worn

Surf’s Up
On a recent Sunday, the usual grad school crowd at the Cable Car Cinema in Providence gave way to something different — the wind-lashed faces and sea-worn hands of Rhode Island’s oft-ignored surfing community.
By ABIGAIL CROCKER  |  May 12, 2010

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Review: Heavy Rain

A haunting thriller for PlayStation 3
Is Heavy Rain a game or a movie? Players have been asking the question since before its release.
By MITCH KRPATA  |  March 11, 2010

Christmas Prelude Candlelight Caroling

Music Seen
At the Franciscan Monastery, Kennebunk, December 5
By BRIDGET M. BURNS  |  December 09, 2009

10 memorable moments from Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

From historical to horrific to humorous, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is iconic
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is an unapologetic, cross-promotional cheese-fest. But whether you love or hate it, you have to admit that its giant balloons are nearly as synonymous with the holiday feast as turkey, cranberries, and indigestion.
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  November 25, 2009

Looking back to climb forward

Katrina's aftermath
It's been four years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. Its causes and ramifications, though, extend much farther into both the past and the future. So say Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman, Brooklyn-based spoken-word and multimedia artists known together as Climbing Poetree.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 09, 2009
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Back-to-school supplies

What you won't find on your syllabus
After a summer that started with a monsoon and coasted into its final lap with a heat wave, when we talked about Wilco, celebrity deaths, and Shakespeare in the park, when we feared tasers and crime sprees, and we consumed Mexican food and ice cream, we're ready to make the transition into fall.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 26, 2009

Tapperina's tales

Jane Goldberg hoofs her way through
The frontispiece of Shoot Me While I'm Happy reproduces a poster for a New York Tap Fringe Festival performance in 2005.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 13, 2009

11. Bobby Jindal

In delivering the Republican response to Barack Obama’s first joint-houses speech as president in February, the governor of Louisiana and erstwhile 2012 presidential hopeful was deemed a resounding flop — by members of his own party. His lack of charisma and gee-whiz oratory (as well as his dorkiness) quickly drew unfavorable comparisons to Kenneth the Page from NBC’s 30 Rock , whose political career now seems to have a higher trajectory than Jindal’s. Bonus hurricane-chutzpah points for bringing up Katrina in his speech criticizing government-funded economic-relief programs, for which his state took in billions of federal dough.
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 24, 2009

Sculpt by numbers

Counting on the Weather
Nathalie Miebach's Brookline apartment looks like the home of a very talented madman.
By IAN SANDS  |  March 04, 2009

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Hurtin' for a yurtin'

Love letters to Maine
Safe to say, we weren't exactly roughing it.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 04, 2009

The kult of Al Kaprielian

Not at all like the smooth-talking meteorologists on the air in Boston, Kaprielian looks more like an eighth-grade science teacher as he springs to life.
It's the coldest day of the winter so far and Al Kaprielian is excited.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 06, 2009

Freegans raid Whole Foods

A group of freegans took what they say are hundreds of eggs, hundreds of pounds of butter and cheese, soy milk and other soy products, and packaged frozen foods from Dumpsters outside the Marginal Way Whole Foods store in the aftermath of last week's ice storm.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 17, 2008

Press releases: Looking up

  T hr umming, throbbing, foreboding musical themes
  All three Portland-based stations are taking their weather forecasting into the 21st century, posting live (or near-live) weather maps and radar images on their Web sites.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 17, 2008

Sun-ny day real estate

Loverless deliver an electrifying third album
People, show these guys some love. Or join them in worship.
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 17, 2008

Review: Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison

Legacy Edition
Early rocker turned country icon Cash hit California's Folsom like a lightning bolt on January 13, 1968, delivering two raw shows to a captive audience.
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 09, 2008

Four Christmases

Tests the audiences' tolerance of grim cheer
Rather than the typical snowstorm that strands characters in a Holiday-themed comedy, it's heavy cloud cover that keeps San Francisco couple Brad and Kate from catching their flight to Fiji.
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 05, 2008

On street level

As Katrina hit New Orleans, filmmakers went to work
It is impossible not to wonder how Louisiana might have fared after Hurricane Katrina, had Barack Obama been in office a term sooner. There are so many questions about what went wrong and how it could have been handled differently, which have gone unanswered for more than three years.
By SONYA TOMLINSON  |  November 19, 2008

Blown up

Shoney Lamar proves there’s life after Florida
Lamar’s voice both ravages and exults in the past 10 years of the Pained Male Pop Singer.  
By MATT PARISH  |  October 08, 2008

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