Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

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


Grand Drawing fundraiser draws a crowd for Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester

Candice Bartley (left) of Dorchester, Bob Scannell of Milton. and Tina Chery of Dorchester.

Bill Brett for The Boston Globe

A few hundred supporters of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester gathered at the Fairmont Copley Plaza for the annual Grand Drawing fundraiser.


// Affleck is happy to be home

Ben Affleck tweeted a dramatic photo of himself sitting behind a camera with the mighty Merrimack River in the background.


// Karen Akunowicz and Carl Dooley prepare for their ‘Top Chef’ debut

We can root for two local contestants on the next season of “Top Chef.”


Court rules against Tom Scholz in Boston Herald defamation case

The Mass. Supreme Judicial Court has tossed out defamation lawsuits filed by the founder of the band Boston against the Boston Herald and Micki Delp.