‘Tis the season, my friends. As the clock struck midnight on Halloween and October evolved into November, we have started the transition from spooky times to holiday spirit. For many Christmas enthusiasts, Nov. 1 officially kicks off the holiday season. Some beg to differ and say that Christmas celebrations should not commence until the day […]

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Cutest Couple We all know that Rachel Lindsay was too good for Bryan Abasolo and that she should have ended up with Peter Kraus on the most recent season of “The Bachelorette.” Even though Rachel and Bryan did dress up as Hugh Hefner and a Playboy bunny one night, it’s nice to see Rachel getting […]

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“The ghost of Nathaniel Hawthorne really let us down today,” I told my friends as we ran to catch the train back to Boston on Saturday afternoon. Really, it should have been ideal ghost hunting conditions. We were in Salem, Massachusetts, universally acknowledged as one of the most paranormally active cities in the country. We […]

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As a young kid, Halloween was the unique opportunity to stay up late and go out on a school night — granted, “late” meant 8 p.m. and “go out” meant walk around the neighborhood. Still, there was something undeniably special about trick-or-treating. It was so much more than just ringing doorbells and getting candy. Now […]

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We all miss our dogs sometimes. Even people who don’t own dogs jump at the chance to hang out with some. When I first got to Boston, I realized there are a few spots with particularly high dog populations where you can hang out with them after class. Here are the top spots around Boston to […]

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Nowadays, it feels like every time we log on to Twitter there’s a new terrible event in the news. Here are five weird and funny things that have happened in the last few years to take your mind off the sadness of the real world for a little bit.   140 people in Malawi were […]

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With cooler weather setting in, it’s time to think about getting some new threads. Fall offers the opportunity for lots of layering and creativity with each outfit, without having to cover it all with a huge coat. Of course you could go to Newbury Street or any number of Boston’s great shops, but the way […]

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It’s 6 p.m. on Oct. 31 and you’re in a hysterical panic. Once again, you have failed to plan your Halloween costume ahead of time. I know this feeling, and it’s the worst. You want to look good and have an awesome costume, but the party starts in 3 hours and you are still in […]

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She had blue hair, and she told me I had once been a witch. Salem, Massachusetts, is many things — a traditional New England maritime town, the epicenter of the art scene on the North Shore of Boston, a tourist trap full of cheesy museums and certified weirdos. But, above all else, it remains the […]

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As fall approaches, so do many fun events around Boston. More detailed descriptions can also be found on their Facebook event pages.   2017 FluffCentennial Festival: Marshmallow Fluff was invented in Somerville 100 years ago as of 2017. If you love this peanut butter companion, check out the Fluff Festival on Sept. 23 between 3 […]

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