McGreevy's, celebrated as the birthplace of Red Sox Nation, has been decorated for the World Series.

Where to watch the World Series (and get some good food and drinks)

If you aren’t lucky enough to snag a World Series ticket, you didn’t strike out. Here’s where you can still celebrate the Red Sox in Boston with sips, tours, even cupcakes.

Chad Finn

// Why it’s easy to like these Red Sox

Let’s just say it’s been a complete team effort. And there’s not much that’s more likable than that.

// Drew Pomeranz on Red Sox’ World Series roster, but Steven Wright left off

Pomeranz gives the Red Sox a lefthanded option for matchup purposes, but has not pitched in a game since Sept. 30.

Alex Speier

// Think the World Series is a mismatch? Think again

Both teams do a lot of things well, and there are plenty of similarities in the two clubs.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/ Amid a busy baseball season, Alex Cora was there for a grief-stricken friend

When a close friend’s son died in a car accident in July, the Red Sox manager made time for him.

COMMENTARY | Jeneé Osterheldt

// Dear Abby: Your advice against giving kids ‘foreign’ names reeks of whitewashing

When a father wrote to the advice column conflicted about giving his children an Indian name, the author recommended against it.

Women & Power

// Why women fall into the negative feedback trap

New research shows women internalize criticism, while men let it roll off their backs. Could a radical attitude shift provide relief?

// Rosie O’Donnell engaged to Worcester police officer

The 56-year-old confirmed her engagement to 33-year-old Elizabeth Rooney.

// This Franklin father has a powerful message to anyone who has an issue with his son painting his nails

“If the rest of the world has a problem with your nails, they can check out my nail polish.”

Listen to the Calls

// We listened to Aaron Hernandez’s jail calls. Here are some interesting ones

At the time of the calls, Hernandez was just 24 years old and still hopeful about the future. He was coming off a year in a much harsher jail, in Bristol County.

Sarah Silverman attends the PaleyFest Fall TV Previews of

Here’s how a Louis C.K. accuser responded to Sarah Silverman’s story

"He’s a predator who victimized women for decades and lied about it," Rebecca Corry tweeted.

Here’s what you need to know about Question 1

The ballot initiative would regulate nurse staffing in hospitals.

Editorial Board Endorsement

// Editorial board endorsement: Vote ‘no’ on Question 1. The nurse staffing ratio is wrong for Mass.

The ballot question is too blunt an instrument to cure nurse staffing issues for Mass. hospitals.

Nayda Cuevas, a Puerto Rican artist-in-residence at Nobles and Greenough School in Dedham, is claiming censorship after school officials took down two paintings from a series on identity. The work is up through Wednesday.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Removal of portrait from Noble and Greenough exhibit sparks controversy

The head of the school called the decision to remove the work a “tough judgment call,” but Puerto Rican artist Nayda Cuevas called it “censorship.”

// ‘It haunts me every day’: Driver in deadly Sweet Tomatoes crash testifies

The man behind the wheel of an SUV that crashed into a Newton pizza shop in 2016, killing two customers, said Tuesday that he didn’t remember the devastating crash.

// Mega Millions jackpot could reach $2 billion if no one wins Tuesday

Mega Millions jackpot could reach $2 billion if no one wins Tuesday


// Yes, you can argue online without going crazy. Here’s how.

Step 1: Take a deep breath. Step 2: Remember there’s a human on the other end. *Unless it’s a bot.

// A pro-Deval Patrick super PAC raised almost $350,000. Most of it came from one person

Dan Fireman, the managing partner of a Waltham-based private equity firm, donated $250,000 to the Reason to Believe PAC.

N.H. girl confined to small basement room with alarm, police say

Police say a New Hampshire man and woman are accused of confining a girl under 18 to a small basement room that was set to an alarm.

// Scientists find what they say is oldest intact shipweck ever discovered

The vessel has been carbon dated to more than 2,400 years ago and is of a design that had previously been seen only on ancient pottery.

// John Kelly-Corey Lewandowski clash drew in Secret Service

An argument between two men who have President Trump’s ear turned into a physical altercation, according to six people.

// Come see Globe Live

After two sold-out seasons, Globe Live — a live storytelling show featuring the Globe’s top journalists — returns to the Emerson Paramount Center Nov. 3 & 4.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Heather Cox Richardson

// ‘Voter fraud’ is a myth that helps Republicans win, even when their policies aren’t popular

Voter fraud is vanishingly rare, but the GOP plays it up to keep Democratic voters from the polls and tar Democratic victories as illegitimate.

Special reports

Real Estate

MassHort honors Ask the Gardener writer Stocker

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society honored Ask the Gardener writer Carol Stocker 118th annual awards dinner at Elm Bank on Thursday. Stocker was one of two Garden Club of America members the society honored with Gold Medals for lifetime achievement in horticulture. (The second is Betsy Ridge Madsen of the Beacon Hill Garden Club and former chair of the society.


// The Globe Investigates

We go beyond just sharing stories: We’ll give you a window into how we report and hold officials accountable. Join us.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, September 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: gas explosions in Lawrence, 9/11 remembrance ceremonies, and primary elections.


// Is a recent fall in overdose deaths temporary or a sign of a corner turned?

The number of fatal drug overdoses nationwide has fallen for six consecutive months.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and “Wet Hot American Summer” creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate

//$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring — or outright banning — an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.

Globe event

// Seattle’s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.