Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

Mark and Meredith write the Names column for The Boston Globe.

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‘Ghostbusters’ stars make surprise visit at Tufts children’s hospital

Patient Jayden Stephenson with (from left) “Ghostbusters” stars Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Melissa McCarthy in costume at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center on Saturday.

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The stars of the movie, which is filming around Boston, visited with patients at the Floating Hospital for Children.

Kat Graham of “The Vampire Diaries” signed a photo for a fan on Saturday.

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Boston Comic Con wraps up successful weekend

The three-day event at the Seaport World Trade Center featured cosplay, signings, and fan events.

Eliza Dushku on giving up her hotel room for One Direction: “It was super chill movin outta my hotel room so u can have the ENTIRE FLOOR.”

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Watertown’s Eliza Dushku makes room for One Direction

The actress said that she had to leave her Pittsburgh hotel room because the boy band needed the space.

Brenda Vaccaro (right) will replace Valerie Harper in “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” which runs through Aug. 15 at The Ogunquit Playhouse.

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Brenda Vaccaro will replace Valerie Harper in Ogunquit

Harper fell ill while performing in “Nice Work If You Can Get It” at The Ogunquit Playhouse.