Jeff Bernstone

Jeff Bernstone is a freelance writer, editor and communications specialist focusing on art, entertainment and cuisine in the greater Boston area and beyond.

Malden, MA

216 posts

After Two Years of Drama, PURR Cat Cafe Closes in Brighton

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BRIGHTON – Cat lovers tend to be a fairly ingenuous breed of people. In fact, we have to be. Our fur-enrobed overlords dictate our every waking—and…

Jeff Bernstone

Sam Adams to Release Limited Edition Run of Utopia—Retailing at $210 a Bottle

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BOSTON – Limited edition batches in beer production may be neither new nor unique, but it's easy to raise a cynical eyebrow at them. If there's little…

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Roxbury Sober House Owner Pleads Guilty, Sentenced for Distributing Drugs in Exchange For Sex

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BOSTON ⁠– The office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has confirmed the owner and operator of a Roxbury sober home for tenants in recovery has plead…

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Failed Vape Deal Leads to Kidnapping of a Juvenile, Gunshots in Melrose Whole Foods Parking Lot

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MELROSE – A North Andover man was arraigned in Malden District Court on Monday on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, armed kidnapping, possession with intent…

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“Build Your Own Ramen” Chain Seeks License for Harvard Square

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CAMBRIDGE – Few food imports have managed to elevate themselves into a highly contested dining option quite like ramen. What was once the sole domain of lonely…

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After Almost 30 Years, Central Square’s Green Street Studios to Close This Month

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CAMBRIDGE – For almost 30 years, Central Square’s Green Street Studios has provided both rehearsal and working space to area artists, dancers and playwrights. As a…

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East Cambridge’s Courtside Bar Closes After 76 Years

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CAMBRIDGE – If any establishment manages to survive more than ten years⁠ (a feat on par with tightrope walking in the greater Boston area), you can be…

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Two Months After ‘Methadone Mile’ Sweep, Mayor Walsh Releases Formal Plan Addressing Boston’s Opioid Crisis

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BOSTON – In the wake of both a national opioid crisis as well as public scrutiny after a series of related arrests in the South End, Mayor…

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Despite Criticism, Suffolk Downs Redevelopment Project Vows to Move Forward

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REVERE – After 84 years of operation, Suffolk Downs race track held its final season of live racing earlier this year. Now its current owner plans on…

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