James H. Burnett III

Burnett is a culture writer on the Living/Arts team. He previously was a columnist and culture writer for the Miami Herald, where he contributed to award-winning projects on juvenile crime and the deadly 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Burnett has appeared on NPR and CNN.

Latest stories

Grilling at the lake is all about family

By James H. Burnett III , Globe Staff

According to the 25th annual Weber GrillWatch Survey, 50 percent of Americans prefer grilling food outdoors to cooking inside . . . regardless of what’s on the menu.

In Framingham, Brazil fans at a loss

By James H. Burnett III , Globe Staff

Some fans employed dark humor, while others quietly wiped away tears and hung their heads, declining to comment on what they were watching.

Celebrating 175 years of higher learning

By James H. Burnett III , Globe Staff

A celebration was scheduled on a tiny lawn to mark the 175th anniversary of Framingham State University in front of its original campus building.

In Brookline, a public housing breakthrough

By James H. Burnett III , Globe Staff

It has been 35 years since public housing was constructed in the city.