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Jem K. Williams

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Every Week, It's a Week

The latest addition to the lineup of cultish Kirkland activities, this is the Kirkland Choosening — the weekly Sunday night ceremony that inaugurates a new theme for the week as soon as the clock strikes midnight.

Car Crash Levity

It's Hard to Find Parking on Bow Street

Late one lukewarm October night, a car careened off of Mount Auburn Street and crashed into the building of a semi-secret Sorrento Square social organization that used to occasionally publish a so-called humor magazine.

Great Boston Clean Up
Around Town

Great Boston Clean-Up and the Possibilities and Limitations of Individual Responsibility

“Beauty matters” is the motto of Keep Massachusetts Beautiful. The organization believes that by improving the physical appearance of a place, it improves the likelihood that residents will take better care of it in the future. But it was also founded in 1953 by the Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo, two companies engaged in and dependent upon the mass production of single-use plastics.