The Art Loss Register of London maintains an international database of more than 360,000 stolen, looted, in dispute, or missing works around the world, including 1,000 from Massachusetts and hundreds of pieces from Harvard alone.
Renee Zellweger won’t be able to live down new look
Actresses like Zellweger pay a steep price for daring to make unpopular choices about their own appearances.
‘The McCarthys’ hits close to home for Boston creator
“The McCarthys” is a new Boston-set CBS comedy loosely based on creator and Dedham native Brian Gallivan’s own family.
St. Petersburg’s fresh new face
Posh travel tastemakers have heaped big ol’ bear hugs on St. Petersburg this year.
Biologist Michael Moore had waited all day — really, all his life — for the whale to surface, the suffering giant he thought he could save, that science had to save. It had come down to this.
2014 Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts
The Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute honor organizations with impressive records of innovation and workplace diversity.
On Halloween, houses for sale with lots of character
Odds are, there’s a house for sale in the area that seems tailor-made for your lifestyle — or your fantasy personas at least.
Efforts to regulate CEO pay gain traction
A movement to pass laws limiting the earnings of top executives is gaining momentum as the wage gap widens.
Couples go to extremes in wife-carrying contest
The men rocketed up a rugged obstacle course, navigating over boulders, traversing through mud, and wading through thigh-deep water.
Sanibel: the anti-Miami Beach
Sanibel Island is the quiet to Miami’s loud, laid-out to its busy, and no-speed to its 10-speed.
Renaissance masters vie for eminence in new Gardner show
A new show of drawing by revered sculptors of Renaissance Italy at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum reveals ego and rivalry as much as it does mastery.
Silicon Valley vs. Boston: Is one friendlier to women?
In the race to create a startup hub welcoming to women, Boston may just have an advantage.
5 things next governor should do for innovation economy
The next Mass. governor will need to create energy, jobs, new industries, and fast-growing firms beyond the Route 495 ring.
Remembering my childhood home — an old haunt
Retired university administrator Clarke L. Thompson recalls living in his childhood home in Lynnfield and the fears that came with it.
Infusion of color transforms Sherborn dining room
The couple wanted to infuse some color and glamour into their home.
Should you invest in rental property?
Hugh Fitzpatrick answers your questions on titles, transactions, and more.
Recently, two friends told the rental property they wanted to invest in. So I recounted what happened to me.
What kind of home does your money buy in Danvers?
A sampling of homes for sale in Danvers includes a 1,980-square-foot Colonial in a commercial zone for $388,000.
Is a heating/cooling system right for me?
Peter Hotton answers your questions about leaks, cracks, drips, chips, and more.
How to make daffodil bulbs bloom again
Carol Stocker answers your questions about flowers, plants, vegetables, soil, and more.
Off-camera, Meredith Vieira focuses on Cape Cod
We caught up with Meredith Vieira, 60, who is married with three children, to talk about all things travel.
Bard’s words upstaged by staging in recent productions
Many recent area productions of Shakespeare’s plays have placed less emphasis on glittering words than on boldly arresting imagery.