Boston’s development boom must include arts, culture
Now is the time to embrace a more inclusive definition of the arts.
Progress in Tunisia, but much still to be done
Democratic Islam is the best antithesis to extremism.
Tesla batteries a welcome challenge to energy market
Power companies should be watching very closely.
To our readers
On May 5, the Boston Globe will launch a fresh redesign of the print editorial and op-ed pages.
Trial testimony doesn’t do UMass Dartmouth justice
“I want to thank Yvonne Abraham for reminding and, in some cases, informing the public [about the school].” — Laurie Kaplowitz
Hard-working students are heart of school
“I am proud of people like UMass Dartmouth junior Jacob Miller, the standout student Abraham cited.” — Joe Lavin
Striking omissions in Boston 2024 board members’ bios
“The Globe should not join [Boston 2024] in keeping information from the public.” — Jonathan Cohn
Vigorous defense is needed to save healing Prouty Garden
“The largely unheard voice in this discussion is that of the caregivers on the staff who most clearly understand [its] significance.” — Gustave H. Murby
Students have right idea on divestment
“Let’s get going on divestment and a gas tax. It’s not a choice between one or the other.” — Rick Reibstein
With new chief, MFA may see novel changes
After spending some time at the Art Gallery of Ontario, it’s hard not to think the MFA will undergo a cultural shift under Matthew Teitelbaum.
Brian Joyce thrives at the edge of a fuzzy boundary
The state senator from Milton has frequently blurred the lines between his public duties and his private business.
Olympic bid faces daunting foreign rivals
Paris, Rome, and Hamburg offer much that Boston does for the 2024 Games — and maybe more.
Beneath demure exterior, Ottawa offers culture and cool ‘hoods
Ottawa started revealing its hot spots to me as I eavesdropped on conversations, chatted up the locals, and walked the streets.
Meet Boston’s invisible billionaire
Gerald Chan has sunk half a billion dollars into this area. So why has no one ever heard of him?
As crowds gather in Baltimore, more festivities than frustrations
BALTIMORE — Voicing anger over police violence and jubilation over the decision a day earlier to charge six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, thousands of people gathered Saturday at a rally in front of City Hall and in a smaller march through the streets of Baltimore in the aftermath of Gray’s death after he was arrested April 12.
Forget what you think you know about B&Bs
Two local entrepreneurs, and longtime hospitality specialists, have set out to redefine the bed-and-breakfast industry as we know it.
MBTA union should demand more from its members
If they want to be treated as professionals, they should act that way.
The plight of the Smoking Man
As smokers get banned from bars, beaches, and perhaps apartment buildings, I cannot in good conscience condemn them.
History of police brutality acquittals shadows Baltimore case
Brutality cases against police officers are notoriously difficult to win, and much about the case remains unknown.
What is it like to live in Beverly?
Victoria Farnsworth has seen the commercial flow of the huge office park boost the city’s economic base considerably.