Sharp script and a versatile cast add color to Lyric’s noir-ish ‘City of Angels’
“City of Angels,’’ now at Lyric Stage Company of Boston under the energetic direction of Spiro Veloudos, is a clever but uneven musical.
Dana-Farber’s president to retire next summer
Under Dr. Edward Benz Jr.’s tenure, the specialty hospital has grown to more than $1 billion in annual revenue.
Chinatown, immigrant haven, fights for its life
Boston’s last immigrant enclave in the heart of the city is trying to retain its identity during a construction boom that is redefining the urban landscape.
Tiny blackpoll warbler makes mind-boggling migration
Researchers confirmed that the small birds make incredible transoceanic flights by outfitting some of them with geolocator devices.
Eating ham at Easter dates back to at least sixth-century Germany
While the rest of the world celebrates with lamb, salty-sweet slices of cured pork have become the tradition in America.
Planting seeds of doubt
Defense lawyers focused on eroding the prosecution’s contention that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was as culpable as his brother.
10 things the MBTA doesn’t need to fix
Interviews with riders, advocates, critics, and management, as well as personal experience, found things that do work on the T.
Henry Clay’s lesson for today
The famous Kentucky senator can illuminate the modern political and temperamental divide in Washington.
Recipe for scalloped potatoes and celery root
Ham goes with scalloped potatoes the way peanut butter goes with jelly.
Obama Offers Major Blueprint on Climate Change
WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday introduced President Obama’s blueprint for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by nearly a third over the next decade.
Recipe for roasted asparagus with miso butter
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Raise MBTA parking revenue, but not with blanket fee hike
The Pioneer Institute has made several sensible recommendations for parking and other ridership concerns.
Lighter meals replacing traditional Passover menu
In some Jewish homes, the perennial gefilte fish, matzo ball soup, brisket, and potato kugel are sharing menu space with fresher fare.
Donors pledge $3.8B in Syria aid as thousands more displaced
International donors at a conference in Kuwait pledged $3.8 billion Tuesday to help Syrians affected by the civil war, as UN officials warned of a fresh wave of mass displacement after Islamic groups took over a major city in northwestern Syria.
Recipe for Spanish charoset
This Sephardic-style charoset highlights some foods that grow in Spain, like marcona almonds, figs, and hazelnuts.
Recipe for Chinese charoset
Andy Goldfarb drew on his travels in Asia to create this charoset to honor Chinese Jews.
Obama Commutes Sentences for 22 Convicted of Federal Drug Crimes
President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 22 drug offenders serving time in federal prison, accelerating the administration’s efforts to reduce penalties for many of those convicted of such crimes.
Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley at annual Chrism Mass urges clergy to lead by example
Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley urged clergy Tuesday to reach out in kindness and lead by example to cultivate a strong sense of unity in the Catholic community.