Bottles of water with "No Fat! No Carbs!" printed on the wrapper. Dear lord.
Movies filmed in Southie.
The Karen O bowl haircut. Looked weird on her, looks even weirder on everyone else.
Harvard Square. There are a few last shreds of boho and charm hanging on for dear life (see Cafe Pamplona, Cafe Algiers, Oona's, Cardullo's), but the corporate takeover is pretty much complete. When you start chatting with traveling street performers worldwide and they all tell you that Harvard Square is offically stricken off the list, you know it's so over.