BOSJ2007 – City Life

Best Word To Describe St. John’s – Best St. John’s Citizen – Most Unique Local – Best Reason To Move To St. John’s – Best Local Activist – Best Local Politician – Best Neighborhood – Best Local Website – Best Place To Waste Time –…

BOSJ2007 – Arts/Entertainment/Media

Best Local Radio Host – Best Local TV Personality – Best Radio Station – Best Local TV News – Best Local Writer – Best Local Artist – Best Local Actor (Male or Female) – Best Local Fashion Designer – Best Theatre Company – Best Theatre…

BOSJ2007 – Lovin’

Best Place to Meet a New Lover – Best Pick Up Line – Best Place for a First Date – Best Make Out Spot – Best Place to Break Up

BOSJ2007 – Music & Nightlife

Best Local Rock Star – Best Local Singer-Songwriter – Best Live Band – Best DJ – Best Open Mic – Best Bartender – Best Happy Hour – Best Thursday Night – Best Place for Cheap Drinks – Best Irish Pub/Bar – Best Place to Play…

BOSJ2007 – Food & Drink

Best Beer – Best Cup Of Coffee – Best Place For A Quick Bite – Best Place For A Romantic Dinner – Best Ethnic Restaurant – Best Breakfast / Brunch – Best Pizza – Best Fish & Chips – Best Sandwich – Best Take-Out –…

BOSJ2007 – Shops & Services

Best Clothing Store (Women) – Best Clothing Store (Men) – Best Second-Hand Store – Best Boat Tour – Best Laundromat – Best Bread – Best Shop For International Foods – Best Hair Stylist – Best CD Store – Best Musical Instrument Store – Best Mechanic…

St. Augustine’s Church sign

1 Westerland Rd. “Have you ever thought of this one?” is a frequent phrase whispered in the ear of Reverend David Pilling. Rev’d Pilling, Rector of St. Augustine’s Church, is the instigator of a popular sign located at the busy intersection of Elizabeth Avenue and…

Personal top tens of 2007

-.-.-.-.- We asked some Scope staff, friends and acquaintances to take a moment to reflect on the past year and jot down a list of ten things that made their year all the more cool. After the jump, top ten lists from Dale Jarvis, Paul…

Our home, outer space

Jordan Canning looks at what’s coming up on the local film scene. Remember the half dozen Winnebagos parked outside the Sprout in September? Or the huge scissor-lifted lights beaming through the windows of the Star of the Sea Hall? Or that time, over the summer,…

Europa!

Andreae Prozesky goes all Euro. Every now and then, life throws a funny little treat your way. For example, last month I found myself in the weird position of having to fly to Paris, to bring my daughter there so that she could spend Christmas…

Paper Covers Rock 01/03/08

Anshuman Iddamsetty‘s New Year’s resolution: stop spell check from red flagging his name. Hip-hop 2007: a year in review We at the PCR Mountain Headquarters admit to overlooking our city’s fledgling hip-hop scene, a mistake when considering just how important this year—arguably the genre’s biggest—was…

Storefront 01/03/08

Emilie Bourque takes stock on the year in local business. Since the new year is always a good time for reflection, I’ve compiled a wee roundup of all the action we’ve seen in Storefront in 2007. Looking back, it’s obvious our little city is growing…

Free Will Astrology 01/03/07

Scope astrologer Rob Brezsny predicts primo bullshit-detection skills for Leo in 2008. Capricorn (December 22 – January 19) Do you ever wonder if God loves Brad Pitt and Paris Hilton more than he loves you, as seemingly evidenced by those celebrities’ charmed lives? Do you…