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Amy Poehler speaks with Kathy Dalton, her high school English teacher, at an event to promote the release of her new book, "Yes Please," at the Back Bay Events Center on Wednesday. PHOTO BY SONIA RAO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Amy Poehler offers career advice, plenty of laughs at Boston book tour date

“It’s really difficult to write a memoir because I don’t want people to know my shit!” […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Formerly occupied by Cutty’s, a pop-up sandwich shop in Brookline, Bagelsaurus opened its first brick and mortar on Oct. 23 in Porter Square. PHOTO BY LAURA PORECCA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Former pop-up Bagelsaurus opens brick and mortar in Porter Square

Not all dinosaurs are extinct. In Boston, the Bagelsaurus is alive and well. Housed on Massachusetts […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Keanu Reeves plays a retired hitman making a comeback in "John Wick," released Oct. 24. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAVID LEE/LIONSGATE

REVIEW: Deliciously ridiculous “John Wick” showcases star Keanu Reeves at action-packed best

After watching the trailer for “John Wick,” I knew the film would have to work pretty […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse
Bibimbap is a rice dish made up of meat and vegetables and topped with a fried egg. PHOTO BY BROOKE JACKSON-GLIDDEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Bibim serves up Americanized take on Korean barbecue

Bibim doesn’t look like any other Korean restaurant in Allston. Oak tables, wicker furniture and faux-incandescent […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse
Boston University College of Engineering seniors Kanav Dhir, Alex Wong and Deven Dayal create the Bzzy website at the Make_BU Hackathon in March. PHOTO COURTESY OF KANAV DHIR

BU ENG seniors developing app to measure busyness of given location

Ever wondered if there will be a seat open in the George Sherman Union? Or whether […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
While the National Retail Federation predicted that the average consumer would spend $77.52 on Halloween this year, several Boston University students and Boston Costume store employees said locally, less money would be spent on costumes. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Halloween spending report not reflective of Boston expenditures

Leaves have started falling, the air is getting colder and pumpkins are appearing in windows and […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Following two rejections for Boston University Club Sports recognition, the unofficial Boston University women's ice hockey team plays against teams from other schools in the Independent Women's Club Hockey League. PHOTO COURTESY OF EMILY LAFOND

Unofficial BU women’s ice hockey team finds competition outside BU Club Sports

At a varsity level, both the Boston University men’s and women’s ice hockey programs have a […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 3 comments · Features, Spotlight
Allston Rock City Hall, a proposed live venue in community artist space Studio 52, was never opened due to issues with permitting and zoning. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Red tape records: How large venues and legislation are quieting the Boston music scene

Boston, the home of sites like hyperlocal music blog Allston Pudding, institutions such as the Berklee […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 2 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Although ample research has been done on climate change, Anthony Janetos, Boston University professor of earth and environment, said a system of impacts and response strategies must be implemented to make real change. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University staff, students support adoption of new standardized climate change indicator system

Although scientists have long been studying the impacts of rising temperatures on Earth and attempting to […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
The Maccabeats, an all-male Jewish a cappella group that started at Yeshiva University, will perform at a charity concert in partnership with the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation and the Boston University Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at the Alfred L. Morse Auditorium on Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MACCABEATS

BU Hillel to host Maccabeats a cappella concert for Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation

The Boston University Florence and Chafetz Hillel House will be partnering with the Maccabeats, an all-male […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight