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  • Hot import

    Fans miss her music most, but there’s no doubt that Amy Winehouse was also a style icon. (What can we say? Cat-eye mascara that swoops up to a foot-tall beehive hairdo has a tendency to grab attention…
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  • A hot tip

    It’s been a long time coming, but in mid-June doors will finally open at The Tip Tap Room (138 Cambridge Street, Boston, 857.350.3344). The new spot is helmed by chef-owner Brian Poe, the toque who re…
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  • Hot hands

    Looking to pay homage to the Hub’s brightest talents? Then give a standing O to the Hand Wall at Theatre 1 (200 Stuart Street, Boston), the reincarnation of the Stuart Street Playhouse that’s part of …
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  • Getting hot out

    There are two ways to handle a 30th birthday. Option A: hang your head, drown your sorrows, and bawl over photos from younger, spryer days. Option B: throw the most fierce, fabulous bash Boston has ev…
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  • Hot catch

    In the dating pool, being called a “one-in-a-million catch” is quite the compliment. But in the ocean? A calico lobster wouldn’t hear it that way. Those elusive crustaceans are exponentially more uniq…
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  • Hot and cold

    Bostonians are used to sudden changes in temperature. (Only in New England could we conceivably start the day in snow boots and end it in espadrilles.) But while Mother Nature’s mood swings can wreak …
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  • Hot and horrifying

    We’ve always known that the suburbs can be a terrifying place. (A 10-minute drive to a Starbucks? Deliver us!) And now filmmaker Adam Green has a hit on his hands with Holliston, a horror-comedy TV se…
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  • Read hot

    Time to clear space on the bookshelf — or at least the kitchen counter. This month sees the release of two food-focused books with local ties. On May 7, check out The Boston Homegrown Cookbook, featur…
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  • Haha hot

    There are two things we learned from those Real Housewives of South Boston videos. One, Jackie’s Packie is located on Route 34. Two, Boston provides plenty of fodder for local-color comedy. And here’s…
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  • I'd like to thank God for this hot

    Local theater leaders are readying their acceptance speeches for the 30th annual Elliot Norton Awards, which will be presented at the Paramount Mainstage (559 Washington Street, Boston, 617.824.8000) …
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  • Hot on the hill

    With its quaint brownstones (filled with blue-blooded Brahmins), Beacon Hill has a quintessentially New England look. But it’s receiving an internationally inspired makeover from VIRA (107 Charles Str…
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  • Hot topic

    We New Englanders love our seafood, and the prime season for fish fries and clambakes is just around the corner. But overfishing is a very real ecological threat (not to mention a major plot point on …
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  • Hot and hamming it up

    Over the last few years, the Hub dining scene has boasted plenty of openings worth getting excited about — unless your name is Piglet, Wilbur, or Babe. What’s with the spate of restaurants that nod to…
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  • Hot and haute

    Long before the great poet Fergie rhapsodized about her London Bridge always “goin’ down,” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow penned “The Bridge,” a slightly more eloquent ode to the West Boston Bridge (which…
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  • The hottest happenings

    Listen up, philistines: if you only associate arty parties with gallery openings that feature boxed wine and stale cheese trays, it’s time to expand your horizons. Start with the seventh annual Greate…
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  • Hot heels

    Most of us can’t imagine our grandfathers inspiring our footwear choices. But not the eponymous designer behind The Office of Angela Scott.
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  • Hot and heavy

    It’s normally impolite to discuss a lady’s weight, but we’ll make an exception for the exciting, if elephantine, new guest at the Museum of Fine Arts.
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  • Hot piece of meat

    Don’t know your flank from your shank? That’s why you need “What’s Your Beef?”
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  • Hot beats

    Star DJ Bob Sinclar seems determined to huff, puff, and blow our eardrums down on Disco Crash, his harder-hitting new album. 
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  • Hot water

    We’re still waiting for Hollywood East to find its sea legs. But in the meantime, the Boston area is becoming a go-to spot for reality shows.
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