Which are better: dogs or cats?
All the advice you’ll need — expert and otherwise — to make a choice during National Pet Adoption Month.
A farm in Concord ‘too perfect to pass up’
Lise Holdorf and Melissa Maxwell run Barrett’s Mill Farm in Concord, where asparagus they pick will be for sale at the farm stand until mid-June.
At the Backroom, just food. Really good food.
Chef Joshua Smith expands Moody’s Delicatessen, opening the Backroom, a restaurant specializing in meat and comfortable generosity.
Recipe for bok choy-strawberry salad
A farm apprentice made a salad with fresh baby bok choy and strawberries about six years ago and “it became a staple,” says Lise Holdorf.
Recipe for chocolate zucchini muffins
Only a discerning eye will know there’s zucchini inside these muffins, but the shreds keep the batter tender and moist.
‘Entourage’ doesn’t hang together on the big screen
The TV show thrived on HBO much longer than it should have, and reemerging on the big screen years later hasn’t changed it a bit.
In ‘Sweet and Sad,’ the mourning after
Presence and absence, remembering and forgetting — these themes hover in and around Richard Nelson’s “Sweet and Sad” at Gloucester Stage.
In jewelry and otherwise, artists confound expectations
The metalsmiths who came to town for the Society of North American Goldsmiths conference have left exhibitions in their wake.
Previewing the baseball tournament
The state’s best will square off in the Super 8, but there will be hotly contested action in the other divisions, too.
Previewing the girls’ softball tournament
A look at who’s hot entering the tournament, the games to watch, and possible upsets.
Boston mayor needs to focus on the city
There’s a disconnect between the agenda he outlined at his inauguration and the one he embraced when he signed onto the Olympic bid.
Ben Mezrich’s non-fiction life
Last week, in the days leading up to his latest book release, the Boston author offered a peek into his personal life.
To get into elite colleges, some advised to ‘appear less Asian’
Some call it “the bamboo ceiling,” telling stories of Asian-American students with perfect SAT scores and GPAs turned down by top schools.
After woman’s arm was cut off, chaos ensued on boat
The “Naut Guilty” had nine young women ages 19 to 22 aboard and four men in their 30s, one of them the allegedly drunk captain.
E-mails show MBTA chief’s frustration with Keolis
Beverly Scott’s messages offer a window into the T’s chaotic response to the repeated snow storms.
New England’s top GOP donor isn’t a Republican
Seth Klarman gave more than $3 million in the 2014 federal elections — but he’s registered as an independent.
Frank Angiulo’s death marks end of North End Mob era
Francesco Angiulo, 94, was the last surviving member of the once-powerful Boston crime family.
Seth Klarman opens up about his financial support of GOP
In an exclusive interview with The Globe, Seth Klarman discussed a wide range of issues connected to his political giving.
The failure of neoliberalism
The migrants who are risking their lives tell us something vital about the global economy.