Why doesn’t Boston have a better zoo?
How learning from past mistakes and other cities could make Boston a zootopia!
Boston’s best restaurant patios
Whether you’re in the mood for an old favorite or someplace new this summer, these outdoor spots won’t disappoint.
Welcome to Boston. Hope you’re not in a hurry.
Jim Braude surveys life in the Land of the Eternal Wait.
A decade of Irish music mends hearts and creates community
Mossie Coughlan has been performing at Bickford’s for the past decade, bringing together an elderly community through good times and bad.
Seven continents, 16 marathons, and miles of memories for Concord man
Jeff Doyle kicked off his charitable trek with the NYC Marathon in 1990. In June, he finished his quest off the Chilean coast
After brief decline, foreclosures are up again in Greater Boston
Foreclosure numbers through May are up compared with 2014, as lenders push through a backlog of delinquent loans.
Marathon battle in Hopkinton over CVS plans
Opponents say locating the chain pharmacy in downtown Hopkinton would spoil its quaint atmosphere.
St. Paul School in Wellesley to close
The Catholic school for K-8 students says it will not reopen this fall because of dwindling enrollment.
Brookline approves hotel, senior housing at Circle Cinema site
The $85 million project straddling Brookline and Boston includes a 162-room hotel, 92 units of senior housing, and stores.
Catching Up With ... James Kenly, Boxford/Bates men’s soccer
The Phillips Andover graduate helped backstop Phillips Andover and Bates soccer teams to newfound success.
In Uniform — Globe WEst
News about members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard in our communities.
The Ticket: Theater
Globe reviewers offer a guide to area productions, including “The New Electric Ballroom’’ and “Colossal.”
Tradition — and character — count at Lexington summer camp
After 25 years, the founder of Summer’s Edge Day Camp and Tennis School is still “drawn to the excitement of it all.”
The ticket: Classical music
Jeremy Eichler’s picks for noteworthy classical music performances in Boston and the surrounding area this week.
The ticket: Pop music
James Reed’s picks for noteworthy pop music concerts in Boston and the surrounding area this week.
The ticket: Art
Sebastian Smee’s picks for noteworthy art exhibitions on view this week in Boston and the surrounding area.
State senate honors veterans’ advocate
Terry Hart spent 15 years working for veterans in the Eastern Essex district.
INFORMER: Openings, closings, events, and more north of Boston
Explore Harold Parker State Forest , learn the story of a Cambodian refugee, and teach children how to surf through environmentalism.
A burglar gets comfortable, a man finds a stranger in his car, and a thief strikes Victoria’s Secret
A burglar gets comfortable, a man finds a stranger sitting in his car, and a thief strikes Victoria’s Secret.