Jen Welter’s NFL job speaks to women’s strength
It is vital that girls and women are able to participate in football – on and off the field.
How to attract hummingbirds to your yard
A number of readers wrote distressed that they could not seem to attract hummingbirds to their yards. Some had hummingbirds last year but they didn’t see them this year. What to do?
After announcing planned closure, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies may live on
A campaign by alumni at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies to forestall the school’s planned closure has given way to talks about a new partnership that could ultimately keep its doors open.
‘Ghostbusters’ stars make surprise visit at Tufts children’s hospital
The stars of “Ghostbusters” — which is filming around Boston this summer — visited with patients at the Tufts Floating Hospital for Children.
Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.
Long snapper Joe Cardona juggles Patriots job and duties with Navy
Cardona is on a mythical Bill Belichick dream draftee list: Special teams. Navy. Ex-lacrosse player.
Playful Tom Brady-Malcolm Butler smack talk highlight of practice
Late in the Patriots’ fourth day of workouts, cornerback Butler dared Brady to throw his way.
Red Sox will miss Larry Lucchino
Lucchino’s style made plenty of enemies, but he was good for the Red Sox.
Putting the pitch in the palm of your hand
The championship won by the United States women’s soccer team in the World Cup this month has made the sport a hot topic. To that end, there is already a big list of apps to help people learn more about soccer and to follow news about the game on their phones.
More online, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC
A leading advertising executive told the IOC on Sunday that the Olympic body needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and concentrate more of its content on the Internet and via mobile devices.
Residents cower in a neighborhood beset by violence
Shootings are all too common in one Boston area, even as the city sees an overall drop in homicides.
Legal specialists unwilling to pick winner in Brady suit
Few, if any, experts consider this a slam-dunk case for No. 12.
Red Sox CEO Lucchino to leave at season’s end
Larry Lucchino said his role as club president will be filled by Sam Kennedy, the team’s executive vice president and COO.
Can a sassy Canadian robot hitchhike cross-country?
Hitchbot thumbed its way across Canada in less than a month last summer. Now, it’s taking on the United States.
Why doesn’t Boston have a better zoo?
How learning from past mistakes and other cities could make Boston a zootopia!
City rife with untracked development tax breaks
The city has granted some 140 tax breaks for about 600 parcels of land over the past several decades, a Globe review found.
Making new homes from old workplaces and more
Converting old churches, schools, firehouses, and office buildings into chic, sleek apartments, and condos has gone from quirky to trendy.
Widett Circle offers Walsh a chance to reshape the city
If the city’s failed Olympics bid accomplished anything, it was to kindle a conversation about the future of a little-known section of Boston.
Wicked Cyclone coaster is ahead of the curve in Agawam
Topped with a new type of metal track, the once rickety Wicked Cyclone now rivals the park’s sleek Bizarro as a park favorite.