Yard House meets high expectations Reply

By Leanne Signoriello – Opinion Editor

The Fenway area attracts both locals and tourists given its proximity to popular attractions like Fenway Park, the House of Blues, a number of restaurants on Lans- downe Street, and one of my personal favorites, CityTarget. However, the area is home to another restaurant, a hidden gem worth checking out, Yard House.

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Yard House is located at 126 Brookline Ave near Fenway and offers all types of comfort food, including this trio sampler dessert. 

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Films to watch in the month of March Reply

By Tristan Davis – Features Editor

“The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part I”- March 18

Tris and Four (Shailene Woodley and Theo James) escape the wall-enclosed Chicago and head for greener pastures, only to discover new truths of the world that shatter the pair’s preconceived notions. Tris struggles with the concept of trust, love and courage as the struggle to survive continues. This two-part installment of the final addition to the Divergent Series also stars Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, and Ansel Elgort.

“My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2”- March 25

It’s been 14 years since Toula and Ian’s (Nia Vardalos and John Corbett) iconic marriage, and their relationship has lost some of its spark. Their teenage daughter Paris (Elena Kampouris) rebels against them and doesn’t follow Greek traditions, not to mention that Toula’s parents’ marriage turns out not to be as legitimate as the Portokalos clan thought. Many of the beloved original cast- members return in the series’ second installment.

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”- March 25

When Superman (Henry Cavill) and evil overlord Zod (Michael Shannon) duked it out in the city of Metropolis two years ago, the area was left crippled and destroyed. The locals are unhappily still piecing back together their broken homes, including billion- aire Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck), who decides that the only way to make things right is to strap on the Batman suit and rid the earth of Superman once and for all. Lex Luthor ( Jesse Eisenberg) has similar aspirations, waging a war against the Man of Steel along with Batman. This has the makings of another “superfilm,” next to the likes of “Jurassic World” or “Star Wars.” So sport your favorite superhero outfit and head to the theatres in super style.

Drama Club brings old classic to life on campus Reply

By Haleigh Santilli – Arts Editor

This spring semester, the Lasell College Drama Cub (LCDC) will be performing the entertaining play and old Hollywood classic, “Arsenic and Old Lace.” The original play, first written in 1939 by Joseph Kesselring, is better known for its 1944 film starring the iconic Cary Grant.

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An original poster from the film “Arsenic and Old Lace,” starring Cary Grant and Priscilla Lane. Photo Courtesy of IMDB

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Movie previews for winter break Reply

By Tristan Davis & Haleigh Santilli – Features & Arts Editors 

“Krampus”- December 4

There are a lot of things you could say this movie is not, but original wouldn’t be one of them. After Christmas day didn’t turn out as well as he planned, a young boy accidentally summons a Christmas demon to his home, terrorizing him and his family. The film stars Adam Scott (“Step Brothers,” “Parks and Recreation”), Allison Tolman (“Fargo”), and David Koechner (“Anchorman”). With the tagline “You don’t want to be on his list,” comedy, scares, and laughs are sure to ensue. – T. Davis

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L’Aroma Cafe & Bakery, a local sensation Reply

By Lindsay Tavarozzi & Taylor Salvato – 1851 Staff

Think of L’Aroma Cafe & Bakery as your new home away from home. It’s located on 15 Spencer Street in West Newton, about a mile from campus, and tucked directly behind West Newton Cinema. Cozy seating, faint
café music, and mouth-watering food prepared in-house will make you fall in love with this secluded cafe.

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L’Aroma Cafe & Bakery is located at 15 Spencer Street in West Newton. The cafe serves gluten-free options, coffee, and a relaxing environment. Photo by Lindsay Tavarozzi

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How to survive on Mars without really trying Reply

By Tim Kelleher – Opinion Editor

Imagine a beautiful, baron landscape. One with two moons and extreme conditions. This is the incredible setting for “The Martian.” Now, in the same place, where there is no natural water and where you can’t grow anything, imagine being impaled, barely surviving an extreme storm, and your entire crew left with the only way of getting off the planet.

Photo courtesy of utahpeoplespost.com Matt Damon stars in “The Martian,” a new film in which Damon’s character is stranded on Mars and must survived by himself. The film was directed by Ridley Scott and was released on October 2.

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Matt Damon stars in “The Martian,” a new film in which Damon’s character is stranded on Mars and must survived by himself. The film was directed by Ridley Scott and was released on October 2.

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Mayday Parade makes gritty comeback Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – 1851 Staff

Photo courtesy of propertyofzack.com Mayday Parade’s new album was released October 9 with new sounds and a different kind of album artwork.

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Mayday Parade’s new album was released October 9 with new sounds and a different kind of album artwork.

Pop-rock band Mayday Parade’s fifth studio album “Black Lines” welcomes change. The album, released on October 9, features completely new album art, for the first time since 2007 neither the iconic umbrella man, nor the familiar Mayday Parade font are used on the cover.

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La Catrina delights Brighton Reply

By Krista DeJulio & Leanne Signoriello – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

Photo by Krista DeJulio La Catrina is located at 1620 Commonwealth Ave in Brighton.

Photo by Krista DeJulio
La Catrina is located at 1620 Commonwealth Ave in Brighton.

In an area surrounded by college stu- dents and young professionals, Brighton is the perfect spot for Mexican restaurant, La Catrina. The restaurant, located at 1620 Commonwealth Ave, is right off the Washington Street T stop on the Boston College line.

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