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How-To: 3 Cheese Grilled Cheese

How-To: 3 Cheese Grilled Cheese

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Managing Editor

January 21, 2020

Have you ever wondered how to make a really great grilled cheese but didn't know where to start? You've come to the right place!

Osaka presents delicious food with exciting dining experience

Osaka presents delicious food with exciting dining experience

Erika Sanchez and Hallie LeTendre, Regulars Editor and Sports Editor

January 19, 2020

Osaka Japanese Sushi and Steak House is located off of Harvard Street in Coolidge Corner. The restaurant offers hibachi seating, regular tables and a bar, which allows diverse groups of people to be able to enjoy their experience at the restaurant. Before ordering meals, each guest is given the house...

“Footloose” musical explores the importance of community

“Footloose” musical explores the importance of community

Mira Donahue, Staff Writer

January 18, 2020

A trio of silhouettes stands atop large podiums at the back of the stage and lively rock music fills the auditorium. The silhouettes individually turn around and become three teenage girls dressed in bright ‘80s colors. Suddenly the whole cast is running onstage in the intro to “Footloose,” the...

Our Pizza Picks

Our Pizza Picks

Tina Little, Rachel Lee, Jade Kwitkiwski, and Anna Dong

January 14, 2020

Cheese, tomato sauce and dough: simple on their own but magically delicious when they come together. With Brookline’s many pizza shops, the question is, which one reigns supreme? To settle this once and for all, we set out on a pizza tour and ranked some of the most popular slices of cheese pizza...

I watched “Cats” so you don’t have to

I watched “Cats” so you don’t have to

Eve Jones, Contributing Writer

January 14, 2020

As I sat in the car on the way home from seeing “Cats,” directed by Tom Hooper, the Greek myth of Medusa came to mind. In the story, Medusa is a monster with snakes for hair, who turns anyone who looks at her into stone statues that line her entryway. The king-to-be, wishing to rid himself of his...

Review: Needs Improvment

Review: Needs Improvment

Charlotte Dresser, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

Only in improv can you sing a song about a dead cat, act out a party in Pete Buttigieg’s wine cellar or perform an autopsy on a living person. A fast-paced and hilarious performance by the Needs Improvment class on Friday, Jan. 10 in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium sent the audience into fits of laughter....

Movie Review: Last Christmas

Movie Review: Last Christmas

Sophia Stewart, Opinions Managing Editor

January 10, 2020

“Last Christmas” had all the elements to make it the season’s guilty pleasure: English accents, charming London scenery, screenplay writing by Emma Thompson, well-known, likeable actors, music by George Michael and a heartwarming trailer. Unfortunately, these parts didn’t add up to a whole...

Boston-area doughnuts excel in taste and creative style

Boston-area doughnuts excel in taste and creative style

Nina Rogers and Zoe Tseng

January 10, 2020

Doughnuts: not just for lazy cops who are slacking off work. A delicacy within their own right, Brookline and Boston are home to many different stores that specialize in all things doughnuts. We have broken down the best doughnuts for the next time you’re craving something sweet. The Stops: We went to four dif...

Restaurants offer trendy plant-based meat options

Restaurants offer trendy plant-based meat options

Katherine Picker and Elsie Wessels-Mains

January 10, 2020

Packed with an explosion of flavor, the spices mixed together cohesively to create a well-rounded bite. A light charring lined the patty, giving it a smoky taste combined with a warm, juicy texture. However, this wasn’t any ordinary burger. To our utter amazement, the entirety of it was plant-based. In...

First Light celebration brings community together through holiday festivities

First Light celebration brings community together through holiday festivities

Leehy Gertner, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

By late November, Brookline is already dark at five o’clock in the evening; tonight Washington Street is sprinkled in lights. Fairy lights are strung across trees and children walk with one hand holding onto their parents and the other grasping a spinning light-up toy. The First Light Celebration certainly...

“Frozen II” uses humor to appeal to older audience

“Frozen II” uses humor to appeal to older audience

Phoebe Kallaher, Arts Editor

January 10, 2020

Today’s five-year-olds weren’t born when the original Frozen movie came out in 2013. As anybody older than five will remember, the movie was everywhere for the following year (“Let it Go” ranked #19 on officialcharts.com’s list of most-streamed songs for 2014). “Frozen II” lacks that...

New “Little Women” adaptation maintains relevance

New “Little Women” adaptation maintains relevance

Graham Krewinghaus and Aryn Lee

January 7, 2020

For those who have read the ever-relevant 1869 novel “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott, news of yet another adaptation may bring excitement or exasperation (the novel has seen now six movie adaptations, several series and even an opera). For those who have not, the news of Saoirse Ronan, Timothée...

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