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Steve Ross (center) in an undated photo


From Holocaust to memorial, Steve Ross’s story set to be published

Hachette Book Group recently acquired rights to the book, which is being written by former state rep Brian Wallace and attorney Glenn Frank.

Patriot Devin McCourty and his wife, Michelle, recently welcomed a baby daughter. They named her Londyn Brielle.


Members of the Patriots are busy having babies

Several players welcomed little ones in recent weeks.

Michelle Kwan


Clay Pell is divorcing Michelle Kwan

After barely three years of marriage, the two-time Olympic medalist and her husband are splitting up.

Carolina Martinez with Wally the Green Monster at Fenway Park.


Pedro’s wife paves way for Feast at Fenway

Carolina Martinez was at the ballpark Wednesday for a walk-though in advance of the upcoming benefit for the Pedro Martinez Foundation.

Mindy Kaling at last year’s Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif.


Grand finale approaches for ‘The Mindy Project’

Entertainment Weekly reports that Mindy Kaling’s show will return to Hulu in September for its sixth and final season.

Actress Mckenna Grace attended Disney's


10-year-old actress shares surprising insight on ‘I, Tonya’

Mckenna Grace, who plays Tonya Harding as a child, says the script “sometimes . . . makes you feel really bad for her.”

Filmmaker Ken Burns


Ken Burns turns his attention to Muhammad Ali

A four-hour documentary is in the works.

Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler at a 2014 Hollywood event honoring “Parks and Recreation.”


Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are reuniting for a new NBC show

Ron Swanson would be excited about this one.

From left: Dr. Peter Amenta, Jasper White, Kristy Lee, and Karen Akunowicz at A Taste of Ginger.


A Taste of Ginger raises nearly $300,000

The fund-raiser was attended by 450 people and featured food from some of the city’s best chefs.

Alec Baldwin


Quote of the day: Alec Baldwin

The actor’s new memoir comes out April 4, and in it he gives a big shout-out to “Will & Grace” star Megan Mullally.

Amir Johnson and “Lucky” flew model airplanes with Winthrop Middle School students at JetBlue’s hangar Monday.


Amir Johnson visits with students at Logan Airport

The Celtics center hung out with middle school students at JetBlue’s hangar and terminal.

John Cena appeared earlier this month at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas.


John Cena shares a sneak peek at ‘Ferdinand’

The West Newbury native shared a trailer of the film, in which he plays a friendly bull.

Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck in “A Ghost Story.”


Watch the haunting first trailer for Casey Affleck’s ‘A Ghost Story’

Audiences are in for a weird, emotional journey.

Chris Evans with Mckenna Grace in “Gifted.”


Chris Evans wants to be a dad ‘at some point’

The Sudbury native discussed big families with E! News.

Julian Edelman at the Woodside High School football field in Woodside, Calif.


Julian Edelman visits his alma mater

The Patriots wide receiver shared a photo of himself at the Woodside High School football field in Woodside, Calif.

Steven Tyler shared a hug with Chewbacca while celebrating his 69th birthday at Disneyland.


Steven Tyler celebrates with Chewbacca

The Aerosmith singer got to hang out with Chewie while marking his 69th birthday at Disneyland.

From left: Jeff Apruzzese, Kyle Simmons, and Dan Smith.


It’s Bastille day as band visits Berklee

The British indie pop band stopped by Berklee College of Music on Monday afternoon.

Scarlett Johansson


Quote of the day: Scarlett Johansson

The actress appeared on “The Howard Stern Show” on Monday morning and revealed her biggest celebrity crushes.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.


Tom Brady golfs with Jordan Spieth in Georgia

The Patriots quarterback said trying to beat the PGA star at golf is like trying to arm wrestle Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

DJ Carnage and Rob Gronkowski entertain the crowd at Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach.


Can Gronk party with his shirt on?

Maybe not. The Patriots tight end was topless (again) at a Miami Music Week party.

Steven Tyler onstage at the Citi Wang Theatre in 2016.


Steven Tyler celebrates birthday with his granddaughter

Liv Tyler posted a picture of her dad and her daughter on his big day.

Red Sox pitcher Lenny DiNardo in 2006.


Lenny DiNardo would like to sell you a house

The former Sox lefty has joined a real estate agency in the Ocean State.

Actress Amber Tamblyn at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January.


Amber Tamblyn to make New York stage debut in play directed by the Huntington’s Peter DuBois

The actress will star in “Can You Forgive Her?”

Elton John (right) and Bernie Taupin arrive at Elton John's 70th birthday party in LA.


Robert Kraft was at Elton John’s star-studded birthday bash. Of course.

The Patriots owner has been showing up everywhere lately.

LeAnn Rimes with chef Brendan Pelley at Doretta Taverna and Raw Bar.


Celebrities around town

Who did what where.

Sean Mannion struck a pose outside the world premiere of “Rocky Ros Muc,” the documentary about his life, at the Irish Film Festival Boston at Somerville Theatre.


Sean Mannion documentary packs the house at Irish Film Festival Boston

The film was awarded best global documentary and reportedly drew the biggest crowd in the festival’s history.

Lena Dunham


Quote of the day: Lena Dunham

The actress talks about being criticized for losing weight

Quote of the day: Amber Heard

The actress spoke at The Economist’s annual Pride & Prejudice Summit in New York, and talked about coming out publicly. “It did impact my career, it was difficult. It was not easy,” she said.

LeAnn Rimes with chef Brendan Pelley at Doretta Taverna and Raw Bar on Thursday.


LeAnn Rimes spotted dining in town

A roundup of celebrity sightings and news of note.

A young girl reads a book at the New England Mobile Book Fair in Newton Highlands in 2013.


New England Mobile Book Fair owner mulling options

Officials in a number of towns are wooing the book seller, which is getting booted from its 32,000-square-foot Newton warehouse.

City Winery founder Michael Dorf is going to open a location at One Canal Street in the West End.

New wine bar and concert venue to open near North Station

City Winery is slated to open this summer.

Mindy Kaling, left,  and Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey.

How Cory Booker landed a dinner date with Mindy Kaling

A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on “The Mindy Project” led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling.


Goodbye, Baja Betty’s . . . Hello, Boca Grande!

A new taqueria is opening in Brookline Village.

Casey Affleck (right) with his brother Ben at the Academy Awards in February.


Casey Affleck is now in the tabloid crosshairs

Since he won the Oscar, the younger Affleck is suddenly a favorite of celebrity websites.

John Mayer (left) performed with Dead & Company in July 2016 at Fenway Park.


John Mayer learned about music, not love, at Berklee

The singer apparently missed Relationships 101 during his two semesters in Boston.

Don McLean performing in Nashville in December.

Ex-wife files contempt motion against Don McLean

She says she was disparaged by McLean less than 48 hours after a protection order was issued earlier this month.

John Mayer


Quote of the day: John Mayer

The singer reveals that his new song “Still Feel Like Your Man” is about ex-girlfriend Katy Perry, with whom he broke up two years ago.

Cherry Jones


Cherry Jones to be honored at the Elliot Norton Awards

It will be an artistic homecoming for the award-winning actress.

Actress Eliza Dushku


Eliza Dushku to guest star on ‘Bull’

She might even become a series regular.

Tom Lyons, owner of New England Mobile Book Fair in Newton, talks to a customer in 2013.


With revenues down, New England Mobile Book Fair moving out of longtime home

“Revenues have been dropping year after year, and we’ve got to do something,” said the owner.

President Trump


Is that Trump or Chevy Chase?

He’s president, and you’re not.

Sib Hashian (center) with the original Boston lineup (from left) Barry Goudreau, Tom Scholz, Brad Delp, and Fran Sheehan.

Former Boston drummer Sib Hashian has died

The 67-year-old Hashian was performing on a cruise ship when he collapsed.

Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein.


World’s greatest leader? Theo Epstein, of course.

Apparently, two World Series titles are worth a lot to the folks at

Mike Ross and Karolina Chorvath at the “Memory Unearthed” exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts


Mike Ross attends opening reception of ‘Memory Unearthed’

The exhibition features photographs by Henryk Ross.

Quote of the day: Wyclef Jean

The rapper spoke to People magazine about his recent brush with police. “When I got out of the car and they rushed me, I felt like running,” he said. “You feel instant fear because all you see is guns, and you’re a citizen.”

Talking sex work, ‘Fifty Shades,’ and BDSM at Emerson’s Bright Lights Film Series

Filmmaker and critic Cheyenne Picardo visited the Bright Lights Film Series to talk about her 2013 feature, “Remedy.”

Actress Mckenna Grace attended Disney's


Chris Evans praises his 10-year-old costar in this new ‘Gifted’ featurette

The movie hits theaters nationwide April 7.

Emma Stone (as Billie Jean King) and Steve Carell (as Bobby Riggs) in “Battle of the Sexes.”


Emma Stone and Steve Carell’s ‘Battle of the Sexes’ has a release date

The biopic chronicling the tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs will hit theaters later this year.


Wait, Tom Bergeron is nominated for the Supreme Court?

The ‘Dancing With the Stars’ host looks a lot like Trump’s nominee.

Diana Ross


Diana Ross to perform at Tanglewood

Yet another show added to the busy summer schedule.