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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

Too hot to handle: This winter's jazz concerts

It's tough enough that there are several rescheduled events that were pushed into the new year by Hurricane Sandy and other factors, but how to squeeze everything else into a list of 10? Mark your calendars.
By JON GARELICK  |  December 21, 2012

This winter, discover sex and revolution at Rhode Island's libraries

Hit the stacks
There is plenty to do outdoors during a New England winter: skiing, skating, snowboarding, ice-yachting. I just don't do any of it.
By PHILIP EIL  |  December 05, 2012

You're Doing It Wrong: Hats

Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
Does anybody really look good in a winter hat? Yes, says haute hat designer Marie Galvin of GALVIN-ized Headwear.
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  November 27, 2012

The Woodrow Wilsons | The Devil Jonah

Whitehaus Family Records (2012)
The Woodrow Wilsons are a haushold name — to anyone familiar with Jamaica Plain's Whitehaus Collective, that is.
By EMMA DESSAU  |  March 07, 2012
the Solstice Circus winter 2011

Photos: Solstice Circus welcome winter at Plough & Stars

Solstice Circus | Plough & Stars | December 22, 2011
Solstice Circus celebrated this year's winter solstice at Plough & Stars in Cambridge on December 22, 2011.
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  December 30, 2011
Preview: Books winter 2012

Authors tote their wares to area bookstores

Road shows
A new story collection from Dan Chaon and new novels from Heidi Julavits and Adam Johnson are just some of the delights in store for Boston lit nerds.
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  December 30, 2011
Jazz 2012 Violin

Old favorites and debuts make the scene

Rich choices
We have to wait for spring to see Charlie Haden's Quartet West and the Joshua Redman/Brad Mehldau duo, but there are still plenty of ways to keep an eye and ear on jazz in the winter months.
By JON GARELICK  |  December 30, 2011
The year ahead in sports

The year ahead in sports

Looking forward to more scoring and less scandal
It seemed for every hail Mary, walk-off homer, and buzzer beater in 2011, the sports pages had a story on work stoppages, performance-enhancing drugs, or mind-boggling college-conference realignments.
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  December 28, 2011
2012 Preview: Film

Hollywood offers botched operations and altered lives in 2012

Change of plans
Those who got a thrill last spring when the SEALS took out Osama bin Laden will have more of the same covert ass-kicking to look forward to in theaters as we enter 2012.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2011
Art Preview: 2012

A new Gardner, plus landscapes, performance art, and RAD

Greater Boston's art-museum building boom continues with the debut of an expanded Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in January.
By GREG COOK  |  December 30, 2011
Winter 2012: Local Pop

New music for Boston's winter of discontent

Cold brewed
Here are 10 record-release parties from both newcomers and veterans of our city, dropping new music from now until March's thaw.
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 30, 2011

Spot the winterized queer!

Out in Maine
It's winter-time.
By KATIE DIAMOND  |  December 14, 2011

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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

Interview: Ski-film stars Jen Hudak and Caroline Gleich talk about hematomas, avalanches, and mountain culture

From Slope to Screen
We chatted up pro skiers 25-year-old Caroline Gleich and native New Englander 25-year-old Jen Hudak (in town this week to host the Boston Ski & Sports Club's annual "Blizzard" ski season kickoff event).
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  November 08, 2011
Happy, Happy...

Review: Happy, Happy

A familiar tale of adultery
First time filmmaker Anne Sewitsky finds a compassionate way to tell a familiar tale of adultery, and she's helped immeasurably by a first-rate acting ensemble, especially the two superlative actresses, whom you could imagine cast in films of the late Ingmar Bergman.
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 20, 2011
A Dolphin Tale shorttake

Review: A Dolphin Tale

Not much of a splash
Winter the dolphin gamely plays herself in this loose re-telling of her fight for survival after a crab trap mangles her tail.
By ALICIA POTTER  |  September 20, 2011

Draft season

Don't be caught with cold knobs.
By DAVID KISH  |  February 23, 2011

Get out on the cheap

Winter escapes that won't stretch your wallet
As eyes may roll, and thoughts of sliding down Mellen Street into Deering Oaks swim through our mind, wintertime is what keeps so many of us excited for eight months a year.
By JOSH SCHLESINGER  |  January 26, 2011

Photos: Santa Speedo Run 2010

Santa Speedo Run 2010 | Boylston Street | December 13, 2010
The Santa Speedo Run charity fundraiser made its way down Boylston Street on December 13, 2010.
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  December 13, 2010

Mo' money, fewer problems

Going green
Now is the time to weather- and winter-ize our homes, and not just because the temperatures are dropping (the Old Farmer's Almanac is predicting a milder-than-usual winter).
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 29, 2010

Why we live here

Tell us your story at
By now, we've all heard what the people at Forbes magazine have to say about why Portland is at the top of its annual "America's Most Livable Cities" list. We apparently scored a lot of points on a "leisure index."
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 22, 2009

As the Pro Jo turns

In tough times, newspapers get ad money where they can
A full-page advertisement that ran on page A7 of Monday's ProJo featured an illustration depicting a workshop of flinty Amish craftsmen busily building what the headline called an "Amish mantle and miracle invention" that helps "home heat bills hit rock bottom."
By IAN DONNIS  |  January 08, 2009

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