Atomic Books’ newly opened Eightbar is quickly and quietly becoming Hampden’s best low-key spot to relax and have a drink. If the Chop were a drunken Goldilocks searching up and down the avenue for the perfect happy hour-type relaxing bar this is what we would find: Rocket to Venus: Yeah this place is pretty good […]
We told you just a few weeks ago that the new Gallery 788 location in Hampden was an exciting addition to the Avenue, and that 788 has been one of the more vital and exciting galleries in the city for years. One of the reasons it stands out above most other galleries is that 788′s […]
Rather than being something you do for fun going to shows slowly becomes something you do just to keep from doing nothing.
The Chop has become something of a Grinch of late. This year our holiday strategy was to go out to sea and stay there until the weather warms up. But one thing and another and we’re still not aboard a ship and lo and behold here it is Thanksgiving week, so The Holidays are here, […]
There’s been little doubt that Bud Selig has been the worst commissioner in major league history, but just in case any of that doubt remained it now vanishes once and for all. Baseball’s nationally televised games are already all but unwatchable, the playoff system is far too long and convoluted, the free agent market is […]