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Why Todd Selby should photograph our place.

August 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Internets are all atwitter with news of CB2’s The Selby Is In Your Place contest, and, well, we’ve entered our apartment. The basic jist of the contest is to get as many votes as you can to advance to the second round of 50 contestants, at which point winners will be chosen. And the grand […]

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ryan garvey for the theatre offensive.

August 3rd, 2010 · 5 Comments

Rolling in the Pride Parade . . .                 In May, The Theatre Offensive — a local nonprofit that works to educate the community about queer culture and lifestyle through performance art — comissioned Ryan to paint a float for the 2010 Boston Pride Parade. Working under a tight deadline, he dutifully […]

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mullen’s 80 Penguins campaign.

July 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Have you noticed the cheeky penguins popping up around Boston’s subway stations? If you’re not Boston-based, let me fill you in. There’s Roast Beef, the ladies man who won’t mate for life; Plum Pudding, the bad boy who stands his ground when it comes to fish; Lillico, the petite female whose people insist she’s not a diva […]

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introducing our new feature!

July 13th, 2010 · 2 Comments

We admit, top 10 lists are ubiquitous. But come on, everyone loves a quick and dirty peek into someone else’s life, right? We’re calling ours “Top of Mind” — a ten question rundown of whatever happens to be occupying the mind right now — this second! Today, our awesome new contributors are highlighted, and as […]

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francesca dimattio at the ICA Boston.

June 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment

  Blackout, 2008. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 102 x 84 inches (image via Salon 94).  Black Ship, 2006. Oil on canvas, 84 X 120 inches (image via Salon 94). On July 3, 2010, the Sanda and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall at the ICA welcomes a new installation by New York-based artist Francesca DiMattio. For […]

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trephin salon.

June 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I am really excited to tell you about Trephin, a new salon that our friends (and stylists) Brian Rand and Moe Smith are opening in Boston in July. The inspiration behind the salon’s name comes from a trephine, which is a drill used to perform a trephination — a procedure in which a doctor drills […]

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we’re looking for contributors!

June 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

WE: are looking for a few fantastic men and women to become contributors to our ever-growing archive of the latest or greatest feats in design, music, food, fashion, and culture. We strive to highlight offbeat and unique finds targeted at influencers. We’re not too cool for school, we just love to consume, research, and propagate […]

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today, our dog is one year old.

June 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Dollar turned one today, and we decided to celebrate. So we served him a Pupcake (doggy cupcake) from Polka Dog bakery on our finest Alessi porcelain . . .  and made him a paper crown . . .        He feasted like a tiny king!

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banksy hits boston.

May 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on banksy hits boston.

I opened the paper today to a giant photo of a Banksy piece on Essex Street in Chinatown (right around the corner from our place). The proper authorities have been informed (Ryan and Dollar) and are going to investigate. I love living downtown. Apparently, he’s hit Central Square, too. Updated: If you’re looking for the […]

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Comme des Garçons x Beatles Working Lady Bag.

May 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The only thing I own bearing the Comme des Garçons logo is a plastic Visionaire doll that I won on eBay four years ago. I was trying to win it as a surprise for a friend of mine, but it was only after I’d paid $65 for the little plastic guy that we realized we had […]

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