Rob Gronkowski is part of the new breed of NFL tight ends, but his combination of size and athleticism sets him apart. A breakdown of his physical attributes:
An unwieldy ‘Allergist’s Wife’ at Lyric Stage
While “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife’’ is sporadically entertaining, the overall sensation is of having your arm twisted rather than being beguiled into laughter.
A new home that’s beachy, but also toasty warm
With inspiring views of Cape Cod Bay, the homeowners knew that this two-acre plot in Brewster was the site for their dream home.
“They lived in an apartment over the garage for 10 years, biding their time and planning,” says architect Alison Alessi of A3 Architects in Dennis.
Nightlife in and around Boston:
BLOND:ISH It all began in Montreal, when Anstascia D’Elene and Vivie-Ann Bakos won the world Air Guitar Championship. The DJ duo describes its music thusly: “timeless, rulebending, electronic, eclectic, psychedelic, romantic technoish techish house.” Nov. 28, 10 p.m. $20. Bijou, 51 Stuart St., Boston. www.bijouboston.com
ERIC PRYDZ We can’t think of a better way to work off too much pumpkin pie than dancing to music by this Swedish superstar. Nov. 28, 9 p.m. $20-$40. Royale, 279 Tremont St., Boston. www.royaleboston.com
Hey, what happened to those branches?
Q. My wife and I came home one day recently and found a tree service cutting branches off some of our trees. We asked who they were and who hired them without our approval or advance notice. They identified themselves a tree service and said NStar hired them, but had no credentials. NStar should have notified us in advance, and I asked the tree service, did you give notice? “We rang the bell,” said one.
Colleges face quandary over ties to Cosby
Berklee College of Music distanced itself from Bill Cosby amid accusations against him, but UMass Amherst is maintaining its ties.
In Boston, raucous crowds protest Ferguson decision
In the pews and on the streets Tuesday night, cries of frustration and grief were heard.
Make the most of Thanksgiving’s leftovers
Sharing a bounty of recipes, from pot pie to sandwiches, for day-after-Thanksgiving food.
In Boston, different reactions to Ferguson decision
Many black residents of Boston said they were enraged and deeply disappointed by the ruling.
Recipe for turkey pot pie
A classic American pie is deep, with only a top crust, and the meat can be beef, turkey, or chicken, along with vegetables.
Nor’easter expected to begin Wed. morning
Boston may see 4 inches of snow while interior areas could get as much as 14 inches, and the Cape may be buffeted by gusts.
Iran nuke talks face obstacles even with more time
The United States and Iran say a new deadline in nuclear talks could allow them to finally reach a deal. But Tehran’s apparent reluctance to compromise may soon leave U.S. negotiators running out of ideas on how to reduce Iran’s capacity to make nuclear arms.
1 killed, 1 hurt in Jamaica Plain deck collapse
One worker was fatally injured and another hurt when decking they were apparently installing collapsed, police said.
Darren Wilson explains why he killed Michael Brown
WASHINGTON — It’s a scene that plays out thousands of times every year all over America: A white cop stops a black teen he thinks is up to no good. The teen resists; there’s an exchange of profanities and maybe an arrest. Mostly, these events are forgotten, except perhaps by those involved. But a handful are not. That’s what happened in Ferguson, Mo., where an Aug. 9 encounter between Michael Brown and officer Darren Wilson ended in death, explosive violence, protest and another bout of national soul-searching about race.
Recipe for soft-scrambled eggs with roasted vegetables
Soft scramble a skillet of eggs and fold in the Thanksgiving garnish.
Charlie Baker is a tall order on Beacon Hill
Charlie Baker has been a towering presence for most of his life, but now that he has been elected governor everyone else has started to take notice.
Boston-area dishes to be thankful for
Restaurant critic Devra First is grateful to have eaten so well in 2014. Here are 14 things she was thankful to taste.
Rebecca Rupp on sharing meals
On the National Geographic’s food website, Rupp has looked at how the act of eating together defines us.