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Boston welcomes nutrition-focused food assistance program

Boston welcomes nutrition-focused food assistance program

September 19, 2018


Filed under City

By Mridhu Khanna, news correspondent  The city of Boston introduced a new program last month to tackle food insecurity allowing residents who receive government food assistance to purchase fresh foods and vegetables at a discounted price. The program, Double Up Food Bucks, is a Supplemental Nutritio...

Column: Tips for eating healthy as a student

Column: Tips for eating healthy as a student

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

Since beginning college, it has been a miracle if I can sit down for three meals a day. I remember my mom being concerned that 15 meal swipes wouldn’t be enough for a week, but I often have plenty left over on Saturday. Between balancing classes, work, meetings and everything else that comes with being ...

Boston celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with annual parade

Boston celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with annual parade

March 21, 2018


Filed under City

By Mridhu Khanna, news correspondent Despite the frigid temperature, crowds lined the streets in South Boston for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday afternoon. Organized by the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, or SBAWVC, the parade made its way down W. Broadway Street starting ...

Column: Indulge in these cheap eats around Boston

Column: Indulge in these cheap eats around Boston

March 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Allie Kuo, lifestyle columnist As tempting as it may be to pop into Amelia’s every time a dining hall meal doesn’t sound too ideal, there are so many other places around Boston to try that are just as delicious and reasonably priced. Eating well doesn’t have to mean spending the last of your savings if yo...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 15 – Wednesday, Feb. 21

Event Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 15 – Wednesday, Feb. 21

February 15, 2018


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

Compiled by Samuel Kim, deputy lifestyle editor These are the events in and around Boston that you do not want to miss this week. Thursday, Feb. 15 Life is like a box of chocolates– you never know what you’re gonna get. NU & Improv’d, a Northeastern improv troupe, is hosting a night of improv comedy with the theme: “A Box of Chocolate, but like, a gross o...

Column: Poutine’s popularity proves calories are just a number

Column: Poutine’s popularity proves calories are just a number

February 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

Poutine, a Canadian staple named after a Québécois slang word meaning “mess,” is an unbeatable combination of French fries topped with cheese curds and brown gravy. Each component of poutine is indulgent enough on its own, but when you layer them together on a plate, it creates a perfect balance of savory and fatty...

Harvard Square Business Association hosts 10th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival

Harvard Square Business Association hosts 10th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival

February 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

By Claire Wallace and Alex Melagrano, news staff Harvard Square was completely packed for its 10th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival, which residents said brought in more people than ever before. The main event, a free chocolate tasting, was held Saturday in Brattle Square, but many restaurants in...

Event Calendar: Sept. 21-27

Event Calendar: Sept. 21-27

September 21, 2017


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

By Mohit Puvvala, news correspondent Thursday, Sept. 21 Take your friends on a tasteful adventure with celebrity chefs, cultural activities and some of Boston’s best award-winning restaurants at Taste of the Fenway. In addition to the blast of flavors, the event features live music, art, beer, wi...

Event Calendar: Spring Break

Event Calendar: Spring Break

March 1, 2017


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

By Sophie Cannon, deputy A&E editor Friday, Mar. 3 Can’t afford a trip to the Greek isles this spring break? Transport your tastebuds instead with a meal from VERTS. Help the Mediterranean restaurant celebrate their grand opening in Back Bay with a free, full-sized entree. VERTS’ menu ...

Event Calendar: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

Event Calendar: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

January 25, 2017


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

By Sophie Cannon, deputy A&E editor Thursday, Jan. 26 Take out your earbuds and listen to a real live podcast happening right in front of you. ListenUp! is a monthly event series at the Boston Public Library in collaboration with the radio station 89.7 WBGH. Radio hosts Craig LeMoult and ...

Italian food marketplace to open at Prudential Center

Italian food marketplace to open at Prudential Center

Paxtyn Merten

November 20, 2016


Filed under City

Eataly Boston, an experiential shopping marketplace featuring Italian foods and products, will open in the Boylston Arcade of the Prudential Center at 4 p.m. Nov. 29. Eataly’s self-described style is “informal but assertive; modest but proud; honest but clever,” as proclaimed in signs hanging...

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