Summer Blogs: Revisited

By PEYTON FINE Hanging On: The US World Cup Story Look, I am not saying that anything that happened on a soccer field was that important in the grand scheme of things. That would be asinine. What I am saying is that for two glorious weeks, I was proud to watch “our” team. I was proud because we didn’t pout or complain. We didn’t give up when the going was tough. We kept hanging on, and good things happened.?“Hanging on” was the M.O. of the U.S. soccer team. It is the philosophy, good or bad, for so many of our …






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Ritchey’s Restaurant Review:

BY RITCHEY HOWE Alden and Harlow There’s a new “best restaurant” in The Square. This restaurant has been raved about by Boston Magazine, Boston Globe, Tasting Table, and more recently…myself. ‘Alden and Harlow’ is located beneath the Brattle Street Theatre and is wonderfully hidden from the swarms of tourists adorned with Harvard swag. In order to enjoy the exotic and delicious food pairings and cocktails, you need to descend. I arrived at the restaurant a few minutes before my date, and was pleasantly surprised to see many 20-somethings swarmed around the bar with colorful drinks in various shapes of glasses. …






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