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  1. Boston 9 Things You Must Do in Boston This September Hotness Level:...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Thrillist

    Summer lasted barely longer than our Olympic bid, and now we're heading into our second-favorite season: footballa umma fall. And there's still plenty of warm weather and long days for painting the town red, so we recommend you grab your proverbial paintbrush and get to work.

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  2. BU Center for New Music hosts IRCAM, Beat Furrer residenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    A residency by IRCAM, one of the most important institutions in the European avant-garde, highlights the fourth season of Boston University's Center for New Music. Founded by Pierre Boulez in 1977, IRCAM, the Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music, was a pioneering site for electronic and electroacoustic music, and is still a major hub for the intersection of music and technology.

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  3. 12 bike paths near BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    Head outside for a two-wheeled ride while the weather still permits. Some routes are near the heart of the city while others are far removed from the hustle and bustle-here are 12 bike routes to check out.

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  4. Ugg Opens Pop-Up Shops in Boston and New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sporting Goods Business

    The Ugg brand, a division of Deckers Brands, announced the opening of two pop-up stores featuring Infinite Ugg, a seamless online integration that grants access to an "endless aisle" of merchandise not found in store, in Boston and Elizabeth, NJ, across the river from New York City. Just in time for back-to-school and holiday shopping seasons; both locations will offer 500-550 SKUs featuring an array of Ugg products including: footwear, loungewear, handbags and accessories.

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  5. Consumer confidence, housing data signal economya s resilienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KICD-AM Spencer

    CONSUMER CONFIDENCE: In this Aug. 21 photo, shoppers ride an escalator beside a special lane for shopping carts in the CityTarget store in Boston. U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in August to the strongest reading in seven months after having fallen sharply in July.

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  6. Susan Barker: 6 Years, 7 Cities, 1 NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Beatrice

    Late last summer, a friend who was in England tweeted about a novel she'd just found, The Incarnations by Susan Barker , and how amazing it was. It didn't seem to have an American publisher, and it sounded like exactly the sort of thing I'd like to get a look at in my capacity as an acquiring editor, so I made enquiries, and found out that I was just a smidgen too late - the rights had already been picked up.

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  7. Paul Rodriguez talks - We Are Blood'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Boston.com

    Skateboarding enthusiasts might already know this, but "We Are Blood," Ty Evans's new documentary, has its one-night-only Boston premiere at the Simons Imax Theatre at the New England Aquarium on Monday. The film features skateboarding star Paul Rodriguez as he travels the world, bonding with like-minded athletes who've embraced the sport.

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  8. International tourism in Boston is taking offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Boston.com

    Record numbers of foreign tourists, business travelers, and students - nearly 1.4 million to be exact - visited the city in 2014, The Boston Globe reports. This number, which doesn't include visitors from Canada and Mexico, is up 10 percent from the previous year, and current Logan Airport figures show the trend is continuing this year.

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  9. Project digs deep into how pedestrians, motorists, cyclists use Boston spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Boston.com

    Elizabeth Christoforetti, a local urban designer, wants to know: Are people hanging out in city parks? Are pedestrians hurriedly rushing by a sidewalk because they feel unsafe? Are more bikers passing by a certain street? Christoforetti thinks she may have found a way to easily gather that data -- and it involves counting a bunch of "blobs" passing by a sidewalk. With a $35,000 grant from the Knight Prototype Fund, Christoferetti has been installing sensors in downtown Boston to measure how many people pass by a certain block, and how they're using that space.

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  10. Playing 'dress-up' brings people closer togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Globe and Mail

    A tourist poses for a photo with a cut-out depicting a bullfighter in Madrid's Plaza Mayor. August 21, 2014.

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  11. 13 great coffee shops around BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Boston.com

    In 2014, "Thrillist" voted 1369 Coffee House one of the 21 Best Coffee Shops in America. Two locations: 1369 Cambridge St. and 757 Mass Ave., Cambridge Barrington Coffee: This local, roasting company has cafes and is based in Massachusetts.

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  12. Visiting Local Breweries in Worcester, MARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Patch.com

    Massachusetts is a state full of quality craft beers, because some of the most well-known craft breweries are housed here, like Samuel Adams and Harpoon Brewery. But sometimes a trek to Boston to taste beer isn't necessary, because there are plenty of breweries throughout the entire state.

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  13. Cheapflights.com Serves Up the Best Taste-of-the-Town Dining at the TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Market Wire

    Whether you are craving one last memorable bite from a travel adventure or want a taste of a town you are just jetting through, if you are at the right airport, you may be in luck. Increasingly, airports are attracting popular restaurants and top chefs, and that means less greasy pizza and more local flavors for today's hungry travelers.

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  14. Cape Cod race lets runners compete virtually from treadmillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | KBCI CBS 2

    While thousands of runners descend upon Cape Cod for the New Balance Falmouth Road Race this weekend, an additional 100 are planning to compete from the comfort of their home or gym. Whether they failed to snag a coveted bib or are serving overseas in the military, the displaced runners can grab a tablet computer, hop on the treadmill and take off while watching video of the actual course of Sunday's race.

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  15. Strike A Party Pose: With Glow Sticks And Glitter, Rave Yoga Is A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WBUR-AM Boston

    About 50 people, ranging from age 18 to 60, lined up yoga mats at Club Oberon in Harvard Square. They're wearing what you'd expect of yogis -- leggings, shorts, athletic tank tops and t-shirts.

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  16. Weekend race lets runners compete virtually from treadmillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    While thousands of runners descend upon Cape Cod for the New Balance Falmouth Road Race this weekend, an additional 100 are planning to compete from the comfort of their home or gym. Whether they failed to snag a coveted bib or are serving overseas in the military, the displaced runners can grab a tablet computer, hop on the treadmill and take off while watching video of the actual course of Sunday's race.

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  17. Art MovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Hyperallergic

    The Glasgow School of Art acquired "Fake Ophelia" , a textile collage by Steven Campbell, a member of a group of GSA graduates known as the New Glasgow Boys. The work was donated by film director Bill Forsyth and his partner Moira Wylie.

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  18. Bold Changemaker Journeys for Building a Better WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Huffington Post

    I recently gave a keynote speech on storytelling for changemaking and #MeWeSyria at the Global Citizen Initiative Youth Summit in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was a special opportunity to meet some incredible young social entrepreneurs and scholars from all over the world.

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  19. Indochino CEO Kyle Vucko on taking digital retail to main streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Canadian Business Magazine

    The cofounder of the Vancouver-based seller of made-to-measure suits has big plans for bricks and mortar locations The CEO and co-founder of Indochino on what it means to be an eight-year-old startup and why the Vancouver-based suit e-tailer is going big in bricks and mortar. You started Indochino in 2007 as an online retailer, but you've been opening more and more physical retail locations.

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  20. FBI severs ties to cooperator in 1990 Boston museum art theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Federal authorities investigating the 1990 theft of $500 million in art from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum have terminated a cooperation agreement with a reputed gangster because they think he lied to a grand jury when saying he knew nothing about the heist. The disclosure in U.S. District Court in Connecticut on Wednesday reveals nothing about the whereabouts of the 13 works, but helps explain why investigators have focused their efforts in the past five years on 79-year old Robert Gentile.

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