Don’t forget this luncheonette Reply

Johnny’s Luncheonette serves up tasty meals with homestyle favorites and excells with specialty items like milkshakes.

Johnny’s Luncheonette serves up tasty meals with homestyle favorites and excells with specialty items like milkshakes.

 

Samantha Greaves – 1851 Staff

Once you walk into Johnny’s Luncheonette, a short walk from the Newton Centre T stop, you will feel like you are being transported back to the 60’s with the restaurant’s old-school American vibe.

The ambience of the diner is comparable to the very popular chain restaurant Johnny Rocket’s, but less theatrical and with more of a simple hometown vibe. The music playing was reminiscent to the time period and was relaxing while still being upbeat. More…

Justin falls short in “Part 2 of 2” Reply

2020

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief

Justin Timberlake has enjoyed a successful summer, as “The 20/20 Experience” put the pop star back in the spotlight. On September 30, Timberlake released his fourth solo album, “The 20/20 Experience – Part 2 of 2. The theme of new-school sophistication carries over to this album, but quality was apparently left behind. More…

“42” is a hit not only for baseball fans 1

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Photo courtesy of moviefanatic.com

Zac Vierra – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Most Americans know the story of how Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball. Most baseball fans know that Robinson was an extraordinary player. But Robinson’s story was about much more than baseball. It was about a change in this country toward equality. This story is beautifully shown in the movie “42,” which stars Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford. More…

Justin Timberlake returns with “The 20/20 Experience” 1

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Photo courtesy of justintimberlake.com

Zachary Gray – Sports Editor

After a seven-year hiatus, Justin Timberlake returns with his third solo album, “The 20/20 Experience.” Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon, Rob Knox, The Tennessee Kids, Timbaland, and Timberlake are the producers for this RCA album. The 32-year old pop singer from Memphis, Tenn. Released a letter on his website in January confirming he had been working on new music since last June. The wait for “JT” fans was indeed worth it. More…

How do the Boston reality fads stack up? Reply

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Ariana St. Pierre – Arts and Entertainment Editor

In the recent months, it has become a fad to have reality shows based in Boston. With a string of reality television programs like “Wicked Single,” “Southie Rules,” and “Boston’s Finest,” the Boston reality show genre has been hard to ignore. While “Wicked Single” and “Southie Rules” are terrible and make Boston citizens look utterly ridiculous, there has been one gem to come out of this reality trash heap, and that is “Boston’s Finest.” More…

Frozen yogurt battle won by Orange Leaf Reply

 

Kaitlyn Quinn & Brianna Robbins1851 Staff

Brianna and Kaitlyn ventured out to compare food once again, this time in search of delicious frozen yogurt. Three frozen yogurt locations around Lasell were sampled: Bits and Bites of Waltham, Swizzles of Needham, and Orange Leaf of Canton. Brianna sampled chocolate frozen yogurt and Kaitlyn sampled vanilla frozen yogurt. More…

“Jack the Giant Slayer” comes up short Reply

“Jack the Giant slayer” stars Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, and Ewan McGregor. the film features spectacular special effects and cgi but falls short with a predictable story- line and lacking character development.

“Jack the Giant slayer” stars Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, and Ewan McGregor. the film features spectacular special effects and cgi but falls short with a predictable story- line and lacking character development.Photo courtesy of board.alluc.org

Ariana St. Pierre Arts Editor

“Jack the Giant Slayer” is an exciting new spin on a classic tale. Unfortunately, it relies solely on special effects and lacks character development. Directed by Bryan Singer, “Jack the Giant Slayer” tells a tale of an ancient war between humans and flesh hungry giants. More…