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Tonight, Parks and Recreation, one of the best American comedies of this century, comes to a close with an hour-long finale at 10/9c. Through seven seasons, we’ve grown to love the familial bonds of friendship formed by Leslie Knope, Ron Swanson, April Ludgate, and the rest of the cast. But what truly made Parks and Rec incredible was its commitement to fleshing out the city of Pawnee, building the largest universe of secondary characters in a television show since The Simpsons. More

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Everyone Is Happy and Rich at the Oscars Afterparty
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There were three types of people who left the Oscars on Sunday night: the winners, the losers and the hundreds of people who had just gone for fun and were stir crazy after a three and a half hour ceremony. Cue the afterparty– arguably the only time during this whole superficial day that the stars can relax and throw a few back. More

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How a Group of Local Shovelers Dug a 40-Foot Snow Tunnel on a Medford Bike Path
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Along the Malden and Mystic Rivers sits the Wellington Greenway, a hiking and biking path that leads users from Boston’s inner harbor into Medford. It’s quite popular with commuters at the Wellington Station T stop on the Orange line. However, snow removal efforts by the MBTA blocked the path with a gigantic mountain of snow, rendering it all but accessible. That is, until a few local cyclists took matters into their own hands. More

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The Wonderfully Weirdest College Courses Offered In Massachusetts
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College is the perfect time to experiment; the ideal opportunity to test the limits of a new-found freedom, to make poor life choices and follow the pursuit of knowledge. It’s also the only avenue you’ll have to take a handful of bizarre courses that will make your parents wonder if the thousands of dollars spent on your education was worth it.
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Why Marvel Should Let Gwen Stacy Rest In Peace
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When it comes to the Marvel universe, there’s always the tendency to keep characters and story lines new and exciting. Recently, Marvel Comics decided to revive Spider-Man’s dead girlfriend Gwen Stacy as new superhero Spider-Gwen.

The new character is technically Spider-Woman, but adding “Gwen” to the name is supposed to add an entirely new angle. While the idea of bringing back Peter Parker’s love interest is gripping, in reality, it may not be the best move.
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A Look Into Leonard Nimoy’s Time in Boston’s West End
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Off of Cambridge Street downtown is the Charles River Plaza Shopping Center, a small complex in a compact area where medical workers from Mass General and residents of Beacon Hill can park their cars and buy groceries at Whole Foods. What they might not know, however, is that the land they are walking on was once a bustling residential neighborhood, razed in the name of urban renewal, which displaced families and residents, including actor Leonard Nimoy, known most famously as the half-Vulcan, half-Human Mr. Spock, second-in-command of the U.S.S. Enterprise. More

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Pop-Up Markets, Polar Bear BBQs, and More Boston Events This Weekend
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See ya later, February! Good riddance to one of the worst months in Boston history: The most snow we’ve ever had in a month, the most expletive-riddled tweets ever directed at a single public agency (the T), and the most times you slipped on some ice and almost fell but didn’t but almost kind of wished you did because you could give up and just lay there until spring. It’s hard to believe it was only last month that the Patriots won the Super Bowl. Wait, that happened in February? February 1st? GREATEST MONTH EVAH.

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Kanye West Proves Millenials Are Truly the Selfie Generation
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Kanye West stopped into international fast-food chicken chain Nando’s before debuting a new song at the Brit Awards yesterday. But based on the reaction of the crowd, you’d think Barack Obama was playing one-on-one with David Cameron on the other side of the restaurant.

Why did the excited crowd turn their back on Kanye? Not because they had beef with him, or thought his comments about Beck’s artistry were out of line, but because they all wanted to take a selfie. More

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