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Mashpee tribe, Patrick reach new casino deal

The Mashpee Wampanoag would pay the state 17 percent of gambling revenue from a Taunton casino under a new agreement between the tribe and Governor Deval Patrick.

Inocencia Perez (right) and Gerardo Romero said landlord City Realty has raised their monthly rent by $300. They are fighting an eviction from their Chelsea apartment.

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Tenants, buyers of foreclosed units tangle over rents

A growing group of Boston-area tenants are fighting rent increases from real estate investors who are looking to make a profit.

Rembrandt’s “The Storm on the Sea of Galilee” and Johannes Vermeer’s “The Concert” were both stolen in the heist.

Tips on Gardner art theft pouring in, FBI says

A day after officials said they know the identities of the thieves, the FBI reported a flood of tips relating to the 1990 art heist.

Let the Seder plate determine the menu

Jewish specialties can be heavy, and for the upcoming holiday, which begins on March 25, there are many restrictions about grains and other foods.

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Luke Pyenson wanted to create a Passover menu that stayed true to the holiday’s roots, with the point of departure being the traditional Seder plate.

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Pyenson prepared the braised brisket with red wine, spices, prunes, carrots, onions, and leeks.

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In the absence of grains at Passover, starchy potatoes rise to the occasion as a side dish, amplified with the addition of the ubiquitous prepared horseradish.

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For a Seder, pair it with diced apples, and dress it simply with apple cider vinegar, olive oil, and a pinch of salt; it needs nothing else.

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For dessert, notoriously the most difficult course in any Passover meal (flour and some other ingredients are not allowed), Pyenson chose a simple chocolate mousse.

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The mousse was garnished with a piece of matzo brittle covered in a caramel made from sugar and butter and sprinkled lightly with sea salt.

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Seder guests in Jamaica Plain included (top left) Dan Richards, Jackie Jahn, Jonah Furman, Madeline Weisburg, and Emily Boeke.

Munch Madness 2013

// It’s time once again to pick Boston’s restaurant champ

This year, the three restaurants that were in the final round of previous editions of Munch Madness are all on the same side of the bracket, ensuring some fresh blood in the championship.

Winnipeg’s Zach Bogosian sent Bruins’ forward Milan Lucic flying after this first-period collision.

Jets 3, Bruins 1

Bruins can’t hold on in Winnipeg

The Bruins blew a third-period lead for the fourth time this month as they lost their second straight in regulation.


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Jeff Green scored 43 points, a career high, against the Heat in the Celtics’s 105-103 loss Monday.

Ainge says he doesn’t expect Green to be the next Paul Pierce

Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge said Jeff Green could be an heir apparent to Paul Pierce, although he doesn’t expect a 43-point performance like Monday’s every game by Green.


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// St. Patrick’s Day parades

What began as an observation of the anniversary of Evacuation Day in 1901 morphed along the way into a celebration of Boston’s Irish traditions.