Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Fish Market a big fish in a small restaurant

A fish market is a place that’s more likely associated with briny odors, workers screaming at each other and at patrons in different dialects and the deafening noise of utility trucks unloading cargo. Instead, Fish Market on Brighton Avenue is a hidden oasis among the hustle and bustle of Allston. The simple elegance of this tiny sushi bar that seats no more than 25 immediately transports you to another world. The décor is minimal but sophisticated: bamboo-looking wooden planks line the porcelain-white walls and comfy mint-green chairs ensure your meal will be relaxed, regardless of the small room.

High hopes for Fenway

A developer plans to break ground this year on a massive new project at BU’s doorstep. The next year will tell whether he can pay for it.

Take a dip in the ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’

If the Back To The Future trilogy had a child and left it in the closet of a hotel room to be discovered and raised by the cast of The Hangover, the result would probably be very similar to Hot Tub Time Machine.

Teen Dream come true

Beach House has made a huge leap from its 2008 album Devotion on Carpark to its 2010 Sub Pop debut Teen Dream, and the band’s live show has been amped up accordingly from the occasionally sleepy sounds of its back catalog. On Sunday night, they played a sold out show at the Paradise, and they absolutely delivered on their expanded sound.

Dragon tales

Based on the book by Cressida Cowell, How to Train Your Dragon is a (surprisingly) entertaining film about Hiccup, a young Viking, and his quest to fit in with his rough, dragon-slaying society.