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Uber hits 2 million rides in Boston for September

Uber revealed the number at a time when lawmakers are debating how to regulate ride-hailing companies.

HUBweek forum highlights economic inequality

The stark divide between haves and have-nots was on display throughout the discussion.

Man charged with stabbing two inside West Roxbury store

A West Roxbury man is to be arraigned in a Boston hospital for the stabbing at Familia Grocery.

Adrian Walker

A 14 percent raise for the City Council — no effort required

The 14 percent pay raise proposed by Mayor Walsh will automatically become law without the Boston City Council even voting on it.

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Aziza Robinson-Goodnight held up a giant xerox photo of herself and daughter August, 15 months, as volunteers pasted pictures of neighborhood residents on a wall outside the Boston Public Library in Roxbury.

Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

‘Inside Out’ art project puts murals of residents’ faces onto public buildings

Boston has seen a recent surge in public art, with prominent works popping up all around the city.

Yvonne Abraham

// Confessions of a driver who can’t stop looking at her phone

My phone has gotten smarter, and I’ve gotten dumber.

// Huntington Theatre faces uncertainty as BU plans sale of building

Boston University will sell Huntington Theatre’s building, and the performance company said it might buy it.

// Healey defends Teamsters union

The state’s attorney general highlighted the union’s work on behalf of children with disabilities and its endorsements of female candidates.

// What’s in a dumpling? In this case, an identity

A Weston restaurant is suing a rival, saying a trio of dumpling pirates copied recipes and trade secrets.

Unified school lottery raises fears among parents

A proposal to combine lotteries for Boston’s district and charter schools has been met with mixed reactions.

Yvonne Abraham


Abraham is a Metro columnist. Her work appears on Thursdays and Sundays.

Kevin Cullen


Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher


Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker


Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.