A Pats fan on Deflategate: ‘apologize for nothing’
Embracing the uncertainty and standing proud in the shadow of Deflategate.
Tom Brady’s troubles: A Bill Littlefield poem
Plus, send in your own Deflategate poem for a chance to win a Brady jersey.
How we’re failing our female veterans
From ill-fitting equipment to an ill-equipped VA medical system, we must do better.
Want to own a Modern marvel?
For the first time since architect Henry B. Hoover built his Modern-style home overlooking the Cambridge Reservoir in 1937, the house is going on the market.
New restaurant taking shape in former Hamersley’s space
Restaurateur Rebecca Roth Gullo will open Banyan Bar & Refuge with chef Phil Tang early this summer.
Christie’s paints the records with $1.76b week
The auction house’s May art sales were the highest single-week total in auction history.
A day to remember: Memorial Day 2015
Memorial Day is more poignant for veterans, from those who served in World War II to the troops who were deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
WWII vet Bob Fuller of Melrose proudly remembers
“I say a prayer [at Memorial Day ceremonies] every year that they should not be forgotten.”
Jim Doherty of Holbrook makes sure latest era of vets welcome
“I saw a lot of action in the sky . . . I got shot at a lot. I shot back a lot.”
Is it worth reading the comment section?
For a Northeastern University professor, the comments provide valuable insight into digital communication.
Pay attention, or you’ll miss the glory that is so not winter
From my office window, from which I could see nothing for months, the snow so high it covered every pane, I now watch my rhododendrons bloom. And I am awed. And grateful. And determined to keep paying attention all summer long.
Fight breaks out in ice cream parlor; two private eyes spotted near preschool; runaway garbage truck crashes into house
A fight erupts in a crowded ice cream parlor, a runaway garbage truck crashes into a house, and two private eyes are questioned near a preschool in this edition of Blotter Tales.
Wellesley mourns Joseph Perdoni Jr., 38, owner of pizza shop
Joseph Perdoni Jr., a Wellesley native and pizza shop owner known for his larger-than-life personality and generosity, died on May 13. He was 38.
Celebrate Jewish and Israeli culture with music, art, and kosher food
Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the Israeli American Council invite the public to a daylong festival at Gann Academy in Waltham.
Native American culture on display at the Spring Planting Moon Pow-Wow in Randolph
The 22nd Annual Spring Planting Moon Pow-Wow, a free, family-friendly event, takes place this year at Randolph’s Powers Farm. The annual gathering includes demonstrations of Native American culture and opportunities to experience foods, music, dance, crafts, storytelling, and other native traditions.
After 39 years, In Stitches keeps needleworkers busy
Weston needle arts supply business sells yarns, threads, trims, and kits — and offers classes as well.
Archery for the mind, body, and spirit
“My hope is that people who don’t think they are ‘sporty’ can find a home in archery.”
Homemade Italian dishes are plentiful at Cafe Assisi in Wrentham
For the past 12 years, Dereck DiBiase has served fresh, homemade dishes that represent both southern and northern Italian cuisine at Cafe Assisi in Wrentham.