Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

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

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Years in the making, Boston Public Market opens

Boston Public Market CEO Liz Morningstar at the market’s opening event on Tuesday.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

The market held a preview Tuesday for friends and family, ahead of Thursday’s official debut.

Sally Taylor and Jimmy Tingle.

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Possible Dreams auction on the Vineyard draws a crowd

The event, benefiting Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, was emceed by comedian Jimmy Tingle.

Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, with Jimmy Fund Clinic patient Edarwin Santona.

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Pablo Sandoval pays a visit to Jimmy Fund Clinic

“Panda,” this year’s Jimmy Fund co-captain for the Sox, brought a smile to a 6-year-old’s face.

Conan O’Brien, pictured in 2013.

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Did Conan O’Brien lift jokes?

An accuser cited a joke about Tom Brady and Pete Carroll in a lawsuit.