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Meet the Boston Dudes Who Crashed the Patriots Super Bowl Party in Arizona
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It’s the Southie version of The Hangover: Four Boston transplants living in Los Angeles decide to road trip to Arizona for the Super Bowl with no tickets, no plan, and no fear. They watched the Super Bowl with Gronk’s brothers, snuck into and got kicked out of the same bar three times, partied with Bob Kraft and Rick Ross, ended up on TMZ, and spent enough on Ubers to buy themselves a car. And according to them, it was all worth it. More

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Pre-Bar Exam: Something Other than the World Cup
News

Sure, you can fill any lapse in conversation with “Run, you idiot!” and “Gooooaaaaaaaal!” for the next 15 1/2 days (but who’s counting?). However: if you want to be seen as the savior of conversation at the bars this weekend, why not shout these topical local news stories into your neighbor’s ear? Even if your friend is rooting for [SO AND SO] and you’re staunchly [INSERT TEAM HERE], you can probably both agree that it’s great that the cool kids in middle school are miserable now. More

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Uber No Allies: Rideshare App Launches Boat Service, Duck Boats Could Be Next
Technology

If I were a duck boat driver, I’d be clutching my schtick with two hands.

Today marks the beginning of a limited-time boat taxi service in the Hub, brought to you by San Francisco-based rideshare company Uber. The UberBOAT program, which will run through June 15, will allow jerks who have the Uber app and are within a quarter-mile of Boston Harbor to drop a pin and hail a water taxi, which could take them to Logan Airport, Fort Point, the Harbor Islands, or anywhere their Constitution-disrespecting hearts desire. More