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?
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!
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.
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.
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.
Lewis Black comes by his yelling honestly
Black is performing within shouting distance Sunday at the Cape Cod Melody Tent.
Brotherhood’s twists and turns help them cross paths
We weren’t back in high school, driving up and down Main Street, but we had reclaimed that level of camaraderie in Washington.
A new conversation is just beginning
The discussion about bringing the 2024 Olympics to Boston may be over, but the one about redeveloping Widett Circle is not.
A holiday horseback ride in the footsteps of ‘Poldark’ stars
“Poldark” wouldn’t be “Poldark” without all its pretty horses, which is why the show’s producers stable their horses at Hallagenna.
Audra McDonald tackles O’Neill’s ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten’
The six-time Tony winner is starring in her first role in a Eugene O’Neill play and she can cut an imposing presence when she wants.
What your money buys in Holbrook
A sampling of homes for sale in Holbrook includes a split-level with an addition and a Colonial that’s a short walk to the commuter rail.
Say farewell to old Boston
Power shifted from old Boston to new, the day a band of insurgents blocked the Olympic dreams of the city’s elite. It’s about time.
Welcome to Boston. Hope you’re not in a hurry.
Jim Braude surveys life in the Land of the Eternal Wait.
Conservatoire final exams linger as music to our ears
The concours compelled countless solo and chamber pieces, many of which have stood the test of time.
Horseplay’s all wet at Jamaica resort
“Surf and turf” as interpreted by Half Moon, a RockResort in Rose Hall, Jamaica, and it’s a blast.
Lustrous enamel, past and present, on view at Fuller
“Little Dreams in Glass and Metal”offers a new view of a unique art form commonly overlooked in recent decades.
Rolling back the years at a Philly summer attraction
I was very impressed with the city’s choice to turn its winter ice-skating rink into a summer-time attraction.