Converse launches artistic ad campaign
The Mass.-based company will showcase how Chuck Taylors worn by creative types became a medium for self-expression.
Skyhook patent cases against Google nears trial
The Boston company alleges Google used its technology employing Wi-Fi signals to calculate the locations of smartphones.
DRKWAV in deconstruction zone at Regattabar
What made the musical success of DRKWAV particularly interesting was that John Medeski was most often a support player, offering atmospheric bedding for the more obviously virtuosic exploits of his bandmates. It was like the Skerik and Adam Deitch show for long stretches, including much of a 30-minute long suite of music that opened the show.
Boston Ballet’s 2015-2016 season announced
The season features the return of John Cranko’s “Onegin,” and world premieres by Karole Armitage and Boston Ballet principal guest artist Yury Yanowski.
Affair partner wants to come clean. Should she?
Q.I was dating someone on and off for five years. He broke up with me suddenly last summer but we have hooked up (sexually) since then.
Some Bostonians ready to defy space-saver removal
With more snow on the way, many residents are putting their foot down despite the city’s intention to remove space holders Monday.
Fire in Jamaica Plain displaces one
One person was displaced after a 3-alarm fire spread rapidly through a house on Porter Street early Sunday.
Passenger dies after being ejected from Jeep
The 22-year-old was a passenger in a Jeep when the driver swerved to avoid snow and struck a guardrail, police said.
Third MIT student commits suicide this school year
A freshman from Colorado died in an apparent suicide overnight Saturday, according to the university president.
Learning from Ebola, Harvard researchers suggest more open data
Nearly two decades ago, science and policy leaders gathered in Bermuda to hammer out a strategy for sharing the data from the international effort to sequence the human genome. A group of Harvard University researchers who have been sequencing the genomes of Ebola virus samples from Africa throughout the epidemic now see a need for similar guidelines for people working on disease outbreaks.
Notebook: Prior stint with Red Sox rekindled Quintin Berry’s love for baseball
Berry earned a 2013 World Series ring, and remembered why he loved the game in the first place.
Sunday’s spring training report: Red Sox’ Allen Craig looks stronger in BP
“There’s much more life in the bat,” manager John Farrell said of Craig.
Red Sox’ Justin Masterson is eager to prove himself again
The Sox got the pitcher on a one-year, $9.5 million deal, and know about his considerable character.
Austin Prep shuts out Central Catholic in Game 1 of Super 8 first round
Eric MacAdams led third-seeded Austin Prep with two goals.
Springfield Cathedral holds off Woburn in Super 8 series opener
Riley Prattson scored the go-ahead goal in the third period.
St. John’s Prep stuns BC High to take series lead in Super 8 first round
Tyler Scearbo found the back of the net with fewer with 3 minutes left to lift St. John’s Prep.
7 things every kid should master
A noted Williams College psychologist argues standardized tests are useful, if they measure the abilities students really need.
Avalanche safety can’t be an afterthought
Last year, there were 35 deaths in the US alone from outdoor enthusiasts taking needless risks.
Smaller Mass. cities clamor for a slice of Olympic glory
The Boston Olympics are being pulled in every direction by local communities who want to reap the economic benefits.