Anna Kendrick goes ‘Into the Woods’
How the Maine native came to play Cinderella in the star-studded Disney adaptation of the musical.
2014 Bostonians of the Year: Market Basket employees
The grocery chain’s 25,000 workers highlighted that a company formula of low prices and good wages can succeed.
Protests shine light on deeper issues with modern justice
The system destroys a community that has historically suffered under institutionalized subordination.
Singing the praises of older voices
This year was flush with mature artists who released strong albums anchored by the wisdom and sophistication they bring to their singing.
Does anyone use their dining room anymore?
Granny would be intrigued to learn that today’s dining rooms often serve as playrooms, nurseries, or home offices.
Hacked K-cups latest in battle over Keurig coffeemakers
When Keurig released a line of “2.0” brewers that don’t work with unauthorized cups, the pod people struck back.
As holidays arrive, Broadway beckons
For top-notch theater, there’s nothing like a night on the town at this festive time of the year.
Harsh realities depicted in Dickens classic still haunt us
Despite areas of progress, some things have not changed since the publication of “A Christmas Carol.”
The Cuban people keep waiting
If this abrupt shift of policy were part of a strategy to topple an odious dictatorship, it might be defensible.
Time for America to quit Iraq, Afghanistan wars
Our country wins when it recognizes defeat instead of endlessly pursuing unwinnable battles.
Asher Tuil returns to action on the Web
The once-prolific Somerville electronic sound artist has begun to reemerge by posting recordings on his Bandcamp page.
Decision on pension payout will last a lifetime
More corporations are enticing employees and former employees to trade their pensions for one-time, lump-sum payouts.
Condo in South Boston City Point neighborhood
It doesn’t take a king’s ransom to live in South Boston’s City Point near its landmark, Castle Island.
The house with the rotting teeth made me smile
In those days I spent lots of time imagining myself buying and fixing up houses that appealed to me.
The snow in 2014 movies
The movies love the look and texture of snow, as multiple films in 2014 have demonstrated.
Mitt Romney’s 2016 chances look good
Charlie Baker’s election shows the GOP should draft a centrist.
There’s a new ‘Gambler’ in town
The title may sound familiar, but the film departs from its 1974 ancestor in ways dictated by its director, its screenwriter, and his go-to star Mark Wahlberg.
What kind of ceiling do you use over the furnace?
Peter Hotton answers your questions about leaks, cracks, drips, chips, and more.
Tips on making your holiday greenery last
Award-winning garden columnist Carol Stocker offers tips on making your holiday greenery long-lasting and advice on making a grapevine wreath.