BetaBoston

Wayfair goes public, will start trading Thursday

The Boston-based online retailer of home goods priced its shares at $29, giving it a market cap of $2.4 billion.

Lawyer for Afghan soldiers says US fighting bid for release

Federal officials are fighting the soldiers’ bid to be released from jail as they seek asylum, their lawyer says.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/C58C2195.jpg Coakley camp summons Democratic strategists

Consultants will gather to discuss the gubernatorial race with Martha Coakley’s campaign leadership.

Displaced Dorchester residents sue National Grid

Residents displaced by a home explosion are accusing the utility of negligence for failing to address reported gas leaks and odors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/service.jpg Amid recent lapses, Secret Service director resigns

President Obama concluded that new leadership was needed at the agency, a White House spokesman said.

Traffic moved past Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where a patient has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

Dallas Ebola patient was initially sent home from hospital

The patient had told health care workers he was visiting from Liberia, but that information was not widely shared, an official said.

Scribe

Perspective

Bob Ryan on Larry Bird: ‘He possessed a total game.’

In an excerpt from his new memoir, “Scribe,” the legendary Globe columnist covers the legendary Boston Celtic.

Dustin Pedroia batted .278 with seven home runs in 135 games in 2014 before missing the end of the season with a thumb injury.

Paul Swydan | Statistically Thinking

What do stats project for Dustin Pedroia’s future?

Hitter aging curves developed by FanGraphs offer a glimpse of what may lie ahead for the Red Sox’ second baseman.

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 29: Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs is tripped up by Logan Ryan #26 of the New England Patriots during the first quarter at Arrowhead Stadium on September 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

ben volin | on football

Two thumbs down on this film review

Basic tackling was among the many issues that stood out on tape in New England’s loss to Kansas City.

At Bastille Kitchen (clockwise, from top): egg and Gruyere-topped crouton on onion soup; pork chop au poivre; octopus with chile oil, burnt lime, and radish slaw.

dining out

Bastille Kitchen is not Julia Child’s French bistro

Fort Point’s Bastille Kitchen serves modernized French fare, for better and worse.

Horses rounded the track at Suffolk Downs last year.

Group seeks to bring racing back to Suffolk Downs in 2015

A group representing horse owners and trainers filed a “placeholder” application to bring racing back next year.

Double Shot

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/JoeyKramer(4)%20(1)-4754--90x90.jpg Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer is Rockin’ & Roastin’

Kramer launched a new coffee company and recently began distributing it in single-serving cups for the Keurig.