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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

Here comes the Whambulance

Mass Art hosts the Baltimore Round Robin Tour
The Baltimore loft once known as Wham City is long dead, its inhabitants evicted in 2007, but the twisted DIY art movement it housed has flourished nonetheless.  
By SHAULA CLARK  |  October 01, 2008

Virtual brotherhood

Uniting the world by two-way video
Three kids camped out in front of Brookline Booksmith’s storefront window in the middle of June and peered into a video screen broadcasting real-time views of a street corner in Dudley Square.
By IAN SANDS  |  June 25, 2008

Ignoring the void

Surfwise leaves the ties that bind knotty and frayed
A deceptively conventional, open-minded documentary.
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  May 21, 2008


Rory Raven's Haunted Providence
Rory Raven’s Haunted Providence is a must-read for anyone who likes to collect every stray fact of local history or hopes to frighten campers around midnight campfires this summer.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 19, 2008

Tale of the tape

New works at Traverse, Chazan, and Dead Cat galleries
A couple of the folks behind the crazy, brilliant “Apartment At the Mall” project are camped out at 5 Traverse Gallery.
By GREG COOK  |  January 29, 2008

Journey into hell

Welcome to the woods: no shelter, no toilets —  just angry fauna, torrential hailstorms, and me
Fuck you, Nature.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  August 09, 2007

Pier pressure

Some unlikely players join the fight against the gentrification of Old Orchard Beach
When you go to Old Orchard Beach and ask Barbra Womack where she’s from, she says “down the street.”
By TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  August 08, 2007

Kid stuff

An idyllic Summercamp!, a brutal This Is England
The three-week getaway at Swift Nature Camp is definitely idyllic.
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 07, 2007

You say you want a revolution?

The Redcoat diaries, or visiting the Port-o-Potty in a tricornered hat
“Don’t you worry, boy. We’ll have your ass bleeding by the end of the day.”
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 20, 2007

On a path of activism

Starting out
As the of ’06 packed up to leave the University of Richmond, in Virginia, one final time, Isaiah Oliver, 23, filled his backpack with 70 pounds of food, camping gear, and a Jack Kerouac novel.
By ESMÉ E. DEPREZ  |  September 06, 2006

Two-wheeler tours

Bicycle camping around Boston and beyond
In a car, roaring down highways or rolling over country roads, there is much you will not see and much you will not feel.
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  July 25, 2006

The motorized alternative

Hitting the trail on a Harley or a Honda
"Bump, ba-bump, ba-bump." Such is the sound a motorcycle makes when running over jackrabbits on the Nevada highway. Two-wheeler tours: Bicycle camping around Boston and beyond. By Nina MacLaughlin
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  July 25, 2006
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Wine trek

Pub-crawling for vino
Sitting, enjoying, and taking it all in while drinking these velvety, exotic, and illusively scented wines is the city dweller’s version of catching a record-size bass and immediately spotting a rare species of bird.
By LAYNE WITHERELL  |  June 14, 2006

The fat of the land

Does the obsession with losing weight do more harm than good?
A few months ago, for Jenna Broccolo’s 15th birthday, she and her family took a trip to New York City to attend a festival in Little Italy. Jenna, a sophomore at Westerly High School, asked her mom for one more gift: a full-length mirror. “You go, girl!” said her mom, Ann Marie Broccolo.
By  |  January 17, 2006

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