Boston Globe reporter David Filipov remembers his father, Al Filipov, who was killed in the Sept. 11 attacks. Filipov recounted the day through a series of tweets this morning.
Use Ferguson as blueprint for North Charleston
The Justice Department should investigate the South Carolina town’s police force.
US owes allies a clear path forward on Pacific trade talks
Congress should grant fast-track authority to President Obama to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
End-of-life care needs an overhaul
Could advance directives recorded on video change the abhorrent state of care we find ourselves in with the current system?
23 ways to keep kids busy all school vacation week
From farming festivals to science workshops, Greater Boston offers plenty of fun for the whole family.
Zwift Island: A hot destination spot that doesn’t actually exist
The virtual island’s 3-D world is inspired by iconic places any cyclist would want to visit: Hawaii, California, Colorado, and France.
Following IT startups, biotechs going ‘virtual’
Young biotechs are outsourcing everything from the design of a new drug to supervision of clinical trials to eventual manufacturing.
Behind the scenes, many careers rely on film tax credit
Locals say the tax incentive has enabled them to build infrastructure and hire top talent, making them competitive with firms elsewhere.
Is Cuba the future of farming?
The small country’s success in sustainable agriculture now has the rapt attention of US interests.
In hot market, sellers left with no place to go
Buyers are snapping up homes. While that’s good news for sellers, low inventory is making it difficult for them to find their next house.
Now your trainer can go on vacation with you
The LIFT app is a new way to make sure you stay on your exercise regimen when you travel.
Remodeling leaves homeowners in the dust
Contractor Rob Robillard weighs in on the hazards of dust from remodeling projects, and calls in an expert on polishing marble floors.
Tight home inventories mean a sellers’ market this spring
The number of single-family homes on the market has fallen, on a year-over-year basis, for 37 consecutive months.
Is Julia Louis-Dreyfus TV’s best-ever comic actress?
A genius at making shallowness and awkwardness into comic goldmines, Louis-Dreyfus knows how to transform the trivial into the revelatory.
Ideas to get off the couch and get moving
Biking, swimming, rock climbing, and many more ways to finally break that cabin fever.
Local merchants not ready for more secure ‘chip and PIN’ cards
Hardly anyone is, even though roughly 600 million chip-based credit cards will soon be sent to American customers.
The lazy man’s guide to saving the planet
Ten small changes to your daily habits that can have enormous benefits.
Tina Packer on Shakespeare’s five ages of women
In her new book, the founding artistic director of Lenox’s Shakespeare & Company argues that Shakespeare’s female characters matured as he did.
Six wheels, three islands: A bike tour of the San Juans
Biking Lopez, San Juan, and Orcas, the terrain hillier at each one, over six days.
What is it like to live in Dedham?
Former state representative Marie-Louise Kehoe recently moved into her fourth home in Dedham. What’s the attraction?