Columnist

Yvonne Abraham

A columnist for the Metro section, Abraham’s work appears on Thursdays and Sundays. She previously covered state and national politics, and immigration at the Globe. She came to the paper in 1998 from the Boston Phoenix.

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Yvonne Abraham

Witness to a city’s grief

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

If you visited the sprawling memorial in Copley Square in the weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings, you probably saw Kevin Brown.

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First past the post at Plainridge

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

The air was thick with excitement and the smell of manure leading into opening day, something that seemed like a long shot last summer.

Yvonne Abraham

Charlestown’s circle of hell

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

The treacherous, traffic-clogged, trash-strewn rotary in Sullivan Square is truly the armpit of the city.

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Drugmaker’s dual role as friend, foe

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe columnist

If you’re inclined to be cynical about the pharmaceutical industry, the company behind Zohydro is your Exhibit A.