Latest Names headlines

Conan O’Brien and Tom Brady among UFC investors

Other celebrities involved include Flea and Adam Levine

“Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing” will premiere Nov. 21 on HBO.


First trailer released for new Boston Marathon documentary

“Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing” is scheduled to premiere Nov. 21 on HBO.


Tom Brady uses time off to make Under Armour commercial at Milton Academy

The still-suspended Pats QB did not go unnoticed while tossing around a football.

Curt Schilling


Curt Schilling shares thoughts about commuter train crash

The right-wing former Red Sox pitcher tweeted about the possibility of terrorism, then took to his blog to explain himself.

From left: BWH president Dr. Betsy Nabel, Museum of Fine Arts director Matthew Teitelbaum, and philanthropist Estrellita Karsh, widow of famed portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh.

New Brigham and Women’s Hospital building dedicated

This week’s dedication the hospital’s new 14-floor, $475 million Transformative Medicine building drew a crowd.

Spotlight team honored by victims rights group

Globe series about pedophile priest scandal cited

Lesley University student Caroline Acquaviva met Justice Stephen Breyer at Symphony Hall.


Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer spoke at Symphony Hall

He kicked off the Lesley University Boston Speakers Series in front of a sellout crowd Wednesday night.

Usain Bolt


Quote of the day

Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt recalls the time actor Mickey Rourke challenged him to a race.

From left: Joe Faro, Chris Hogan, and Janika Salazar.


Chris Hogan attends grand re-opening of Tuscan Kitchen

The Patriots wide receiver was in Burlington Wednesday night to celebrate the restaurant’s grand re-opening after nearly a year of construction.

Bill O'Reilly


Bill O’Reilly responds to James Taylor’s request to turn off Fox News at Logan

When Taylor’s wife asked for the channel to be changed at the airport, she was told: “This is the Bill O’Reilly corner, honey.”

From left: Wellesley College Provost Andrew Shennan, Davis Museum Director Lisa Fischman, and Wellesley College President Dr. Paula Johnson during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Davis Museum.


Wellesley College officials cut the ribbon at the Davis Museum

Wellesley College Provost Andrew Shennan, Davis Museum Director Lisa Fischman, and Wellesley College President Dr. Paula Johnson attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the newly reinstalled galleries at the museum.

John Lennon in a picture taken by photographer Harry Benson.


Meet the Beatles — or at least the photographer who shot them

Harry Benson captured the band’s first US tour.

The new issue of Boston Common contains a feature story on David Ortiz.


David Ortiz hits the cover of Boston Common magazine

The Red Sox slugger seems to be popping up everywhere lately.

Tom Brady, Matt Damon, and Ben Affleck have launched a charity campaign on


Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Tom Brady want your donations

The trio of hometown mega-stars launched a charity campaign on The grand prize winner get a bro date with Matt, Ben, and Tom.

Charlie Puth performing at the Teen Choice Awards in 2016.


Bah Humbug: Partial lineup for Jingle Ball 2016 announced

The complete list of acts for the local version will be announced soon.

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, pictured at San Diego Comic-Con International in July.


Watch Benedict Cumberbatch sing Pink Floyd

The “Sherlock” actor hits the stage with Floyd guitarist David Gilmour

Quote of the day: Jesse Williams

The “Grey’s Anatomy” star appears in a new ad encouraging citizens to vote in the upcoming election.


Check out the new trailer for ‘Fantastic Beasts’

The film, written by J.K. Rowling, is set to hit theaters in November.

Aly Raisman, pictured in New York earlier this month.


Aly Raisman shows her support for David Ortiz

Count the Olympic gymnast among the Red Sox slugger’s fans.

From left: state Senator Michael Barrett; Carol Gladstone, commissioner of Massachusetts Department of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance; Don Henley; state Representative Cory Atkins; and Leo P. Roy, commissioner of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation at the opening of a new visitor center at Walden Pond in Concord.


Don Henley celebrates opening of new Visitor Center at Walden Pond

The Eagles star was in Concord on Tuesday for the grand opening.

From left: Luke James, Ricky Bell, Elijah Kelley, Brooke Payne, Bryshere Y. Gray, Michael Bivins, Jesse Collins, Keith Powers, Woody McClain, and Ronnie DeVoe at the screening of “The New Edition Story” at the 20th annual Urbanworld Film Festival in New York on Saturday.


New Edition biopic to air in January

BET announced that “The New Edition Story” will air as a six-hour miniseries Jan. 24-26, 2017.

Jack Beatty


Jack Beatty’s play is coming to Hamilton

The longtime newsman will stage a one-night performance of his play “The Battle Not Begun: Munich 1938” on Oct. 22.

Wellesley College will mark the inauguration of its 14th president, Paula Johnson, on Friday.


Dr. Paula Johnson to be inaugurated as 14th president of Wellesley College

Johnson will be the college’s first African-American president.

The dress Marilyn Monroe wore when she sang


Marilyn Monroe’s dresses, drawings, and lipstick heading to auction block

The auction will include the glittery dress she wore when she sang to President John F. Kennedy on his birthday.

Author Ben Mezrich signed books and greeted fans at the launch party for


Ben Mezrich ranked among the 25 most influential authors

The Boston-based writer came in at No. 17 on the Hollywood Reporter’s annual ranking.

John Krasinski told the audience fame shouldn’t be the main focus. He was onstage with his brother Paul.


‘I’m living a lottery ticket life,’ John Krasinski says

Newton native John Krasinski opened himself up to a wide-ranging Q&A in the Seaport.

Quote of the day: Justin Theroux

‘As a child of divorce, all I can say is that’s terrible news for those children, and that’s all you can really say.’ Justin Theroux, actor, commenting on the breakup of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Tom Brady was at the Seaport Hotel in Boston on Tuesday for the kick-off of the 2017 Best Buddies Challenge.

Tom Brady hosts kickoff for Best Buddies Challenge

The Patriots quarterback was at the Seaport Hotel on Tuesday to highlight next year’s 100-mile charity ride/walk.

Actor Michael Beach says his new show is “so different from all the TV that you usually see . . . It’s really unique.”


Roxbury-bred Michael Beach dishes on ‘Pitch’

The new Fox series is like nothing else on television, he says.

What David Ortiz expects to see at Yankee Stadium: ‘100,000 butt cheeks’

The Red Sox slugger talked with Seth Meyers about the retirement gifts he’s received this season and the possibility of being mooned by 50,000 fans in Yankee Stadium.

‘Barely’ noticed? Tom Brady apparently sunbathes nude in Italy

Tom Brady sure looks like he’s having a good time during his suspension.

Former WEEI host Mike Adams has landed a new job on Binnie Media’s Frank-FM stations.


Mike Adams returning to radio

The former WEEI host lands a new job on Binnie Media’s Frank-FM stations.

Tom Hanks, pictured earlier this month in LA.


Tom Hanks seen in Charlestown

The actor was spotted dining out at Pier 6.

David Ortiz hits the big screen at the GlobeDocs Film Festival

The beloved Red Sox slugger is the subject of not one but several documentaries at the film fest.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in 2007.


Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reportedly had a prenup

The prenup reportedly pretty much spelled out everything — at least when it comes to money and real estate.

Liam Martin (left), Alexandra Socha, and Mayor Marty Walsh at the Greater Boston Walk to End Alzheimer's.


Walking to end Alzheimer’s

WBZ-TV’s Liam Martin, actress Alexandra Socha, and Mayor Marty Walsh were among the thousands who participated in Sunday’s fund-raiser.

Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola, pictured last year before the AFC Championship against the Denver Broncos.


Two Patriots on season finale of HBO’s ‘Ballers’

Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola will appear on an episode that looks at the complicated lives of pro football players.

John Nash (pictured in 2007) inspired the film “A Beautiful Mind.”


Nobel Prize belonging to former MIT professor to be displayed, then auctioned

John Nash inspired the film “A Beautiful Mind,” in which he was portrayed by Russell Crowe.


Steven Avery of ‘Making a Murderer’ is engaged

His fiancee is a legal secretary from Las Vegas.

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.


What was Metallica shredder Kirk Hammett doing in Salem?

It has nothing to do with Satan.

Radio personalites, Pats cheerleaders celebrate with Smile

The event raised $15,000 for the nonprofit.

Kevin Chapman with wife Meaghan and daughter Claire at the Rodman Ride for Kids.


Celebrity sightings around town

Celtics point guard Terry Rozier showed off his playful side at Brighton’s Boston Green Academy on Friday.


BSO opens new season with gala celebration

Over 2,000 guests were in attendance, and $1.6 million was raised at the fund-raising gala.

Celtics Coach Brad Stevens (left) with Linda Holliday and Patriots Coach Bill Belichick at the Seaport Hotel.


Bill Belichick takes a break from game-planning

The Patriots coach’s foundation held its annual Hall of Fame Huddle fund-raiser.

Julian Edelman at Shake Shack on Newbury Street.


A day in the life of Julian Edelman

Practice on the field for 2 1/2 hours. Run 5,800 yards. Spend hours sitting in meetings...that’s all in a day’s work for the New England Patriots wide receiver.

Quote of the day: Adele

‘I would like to say I think it’s a bit sick you’re reporting on an absolute joke. I don’t care if
they’ve broken up.’ Adele, singer, who’d jokingly dedicated a show to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie after their break-up was announced

Bruce Springsteen.


Bruce Springsteen calls Trump a ‘moron’

“Well, you know, the republic is under siege by a moron, basically,” the musician told Rolling Stone.

The Period Game was designed by two RISD grads, Daniela Gilsanz and Ryan Murphy.


Odd item of the week: The Period Game

Two RISD grads created an educational board game about menstruation. No kidding.

Chef Nick Calias of Brasserie JO and chef Jose Duarte of Taranta attended the roofTOP Chefs event at The Colonnade Hotel. €‹


Chefs, celebs turn out for a good cause

A roundup of local celebrity sightings and other news of note.

Singer James Taylor performing  last year.


James Taylor, no fan of Fox News, asks to change the channel

Singer can’t stomach Fox News on the screen at Logan Airport