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Good Bye Straws, Hello Adult Sippy-Cups? - Amy Brooks

Starbucks just announced in response to environmentalist pleas for a change to the coffee chain's (and many others) use of plastics.  They say they plan to eliminate plastic straws worldwide by 2020. My first thought is GREAT!!  Whenever this kind of thing hits the news, my second thought is ALWAYS "so what are they replacing…

'Arriving At Alternative' This Sunday Night At 9p - Amy Brooks

Join me every Sunday night at 9p for an hour of nothing but the newest alternative music only on Boston's Alt 92.9 and this week is no exception. Hang with me in my happy place (The Alt 92.9 studio playing these new songs and more) for Arriving At Alternative: -Amy Brooks Foo Fighters "The Line"…

Vacations Recharge Us But It Doesn't Last - Amy Brooks

This year I'm taking my summer vacations in spurts.  I wasn't sure that was the best idea but decided to give it a go.  Instead of my usual 2 weeks off all at once...and according to this recent study I may have decided on the right approach. According to a new survey, the majority of…

WATCH: Amy's Concert Corner - Thru July 19

Aaaaah July.  We are literally at the beginning of the meat of the order when it comes to summer concerts in and around Boston...check out who not to miss this week and beyond. Gov't Mule with the Avett Brothers, Beck, Evanescence, Weezer and The Pixies, Coheed and Cambria, Arcade Fire And MORE! -Amy Brooks  …