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The NCIA targets cannabusiness reform
By using the vocabulary of Washington power brokers, NCIA appeals to lawmakers in terms they can understand.
| March 06, 2013
Gay night at the museum
Last week, with help from local LGBT activists the Welcoming Committee, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum bridged the gap between "historical landmark" and "sexy party."
| February 26, 2013
Listening to Medical Marijuana
The Department of Public Health is moving forward with the development of Massachusetts's medical-marijuana regulations, despite efforts by state legislators to rewrite the law.
| February 20, 2013
Not-so-secret gardens: DIY MMJ
Cannabis cultivation is an art as much as it is a craft — and urban living in our New England climate presents a gamut of indoor-gardening challenges for novices and pro growers alike.
| February 05, 2013
Home-grown cannabis careers
The Cannabis Career Institute held its first-ever East Coast seminar in Boston on Saturday, offering local cannabusiness hopefuls a daylong crash course in Cali-style marijuana commerce.
| January 24, 2013
Introducing Senator Buzzkill’s new pot bill
Back in November, the people of Massachusetts circumvented their elected lawmakers by legalizing medical marijuana through a ballot measure.
| January 08, 2013
Medical-marijuana caregivers: a growing need
"Common Sensi" is our new series covering the local impact of a national cannabis revolution.
| December 28, 2012
The second-most-popular liqueur in its native Italy — a sweet, zesty runner-up to bitter Campari — limoncello seems to capture the essence of sun-soaked lemon groves.
| November 29, 2012
KC Hoye walked nearly 500 miles to deliver a letter in which she introduces herself with five words most of us can relate to: "I am an average American."
| November 14, 2012
The Gardner gets crafty
Art museums are designed to celebrate the end results of the creative process. But one of Boston's most highbrow institutions, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, has developed new programming to foster that process on-site.
| October 31, 2012
A new crew keeps watch over the spirits of Boston
Joe "Jiggy" Webb is talking to dead people.
| October 26, 2012
On the Cheap: iYO Cafe
DIY dessert in Davis Square
Without any children at my disposal, I decided the best way to evaluate iYO Cafe, a self-serve yogurt and waffle shop, would be to rally some girlfriends and smoke a fat joint before heading over.
| October 10, 2012
Tame Impala | Lonerism
Modular Records (2012)
Australia's Tame Impala make music as the Lester Bangs character describes it in Almost Famous : if and when their psychedelic rock and roll "chooses you," it begs for intimate consumption.
| October 03, 2012
The Home Cook-Off: Iron Chef meets dinner party
I'm standing in a Cambridge apartment, sampling nut butters with a man wearing rainbow socks.
| September 28, 2012
Bootstrap compost goes to business bootcamp
I'm standing in an alleyway behind American Provisions, a specialty grocery shop in Southie with a cheese display that's borderline pornographic, watching Andy Brooks shove his hands into a barrel of future compost.
| September 12, 2012
Occupiers then and now
Class of 2011
Camp Dewey thrived between September 30 and December 10 of last year.
| September 14, 2012
On the Cheap: Gail's Café & Grill
Home-style classics in Jackson Square
Back in October, the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation brought affordable apartments to Jackson Square with new construction at 270 Centre Street.
| August 08, 2012
The thin blue byline
After years of enduring the bigoted prose of their own union newsletter, members of the Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officers (MAMLEO) now have their own publication.
| August 08, 2012
iPads innovate education in Massachusetts schools
Classroom engagement? There’s an app for that.
Imagine high school without textbooks.
| August 03, 2012
On the Cheap: Mei Mei Street Kitchen
Locavore food truck serves slow food fast
Ingredients never travel more than 100 miles to reach Mei Mei Street Kitchen.
| June 29, 2012
The Current Issue
Table of Contents
Where To Follow Me
| March 24, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Mo Takes His Turn
March 21, 2013 at 12:59 PM
[Q&A] KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko on art, Columbine and having balls
On The Download
| March 18, 2013 at 3:22 PM
See this film series: The Belmont World Film Series @ Studio Cinema in Belmont
Outside The Frame
| March 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM
See this film: This is Spinal Tap [with post-film talk by expert from Acoustical Society of America] @ the Coolidge
March 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM
BLOG POSTS BY ARIEL SHEARER
Photos: Documenting the Boston Urban Iditarod 2012
Capitol Offensive: Occupy Congress delivers message of national disapproval
This is what a journalist getting evicted from an Occupy Boston meeting looks like
[photos] Occupy Boston on the National Day of Action
Photos: #OccupyBoston erecting "30-foot teepee greenhouse temple of democracy" to keep warm this winter
[photos] Occupy Boston celebrates one-month anniversary
Inside #OccupyBoston: The Marches, Meditations, and Messages of the Movement on Dewey Square
#OccupyBoston Is Winning: How Day One on #DeweySquare Went Down
WikiLeaks update: Boston hacker brigade rallies to "Reboot Democracy"
Love for Bob Marley, 30 years Later (RIP)
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