If you’re disappointed that the Cheap Trick-Poison tour isn’t making a stop in Boston this summer — the closest the peroxide posse will get is Gilford, N.H., on June 15 — here’s a bit of good news: Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson, and whoever plays in place of drummer Bun E. Carlos these days will play at Fenway Park.
Live Nation announced Thursday that Cheap Trick has been added to the Aug. 11 bill that already includes Journey and Def Leppard. Other concerts at the ballpark this summer include Billy Joel, the Zac Brown Band, Foo Fighters, and Pearl Jam.
Meanwhile, overlooked amid the Super Bowl hoopla was the announcement that Ed Sheeran has added a second Gillette Stadium show to his North American itinerary. The ginger-haired singer will now play Foxborough on Sept. 14 and 15.
Winfrey commanded the stage all night long, speaking with UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, and offering uplifting words and humorous anecdotes.Continue reading »
An enormous fruit in a busy urban intersection speaks to the neighborhood’s agrarian past.Continue reading »
David Ludwig argues in his new book that we’ve had cause and effect backward in the battle against the bulge.Continue reading »
Q. I have a question about ice dams (as do many of late, I’m sure), which are affecting us and our neighbors in our recently constructed adjoined condominiums. We all have 2-zone HVAC with the second zone furnace located in the attic (crawl space). Even with venting around the perimeter of the roof, our attics are quite warm.Continue reading »
Women are more likely to give birth a week early than they are to give birth “on time.”Continue reading »
The Sky Bar is the perfect confection for our times, and soon it may be gone.Continue reading »
Anyway, I began to do some research online and found his ex’s Facebook page. The background picture was of the family — all four of them — away for Christmas together.Continue reading »
The Pulitzer Prize board announced Friday it has found no reason to remove its former chairman, author Junot Diaz, after reviewing the complaints of women writers who alleged mistreatment by him.Continue reading »
Just in time for the Halloween season, J. W. Ocker, creator of the website “OTIS: Odd Things I’ve Seen,” shares his list of 49 spooky sites in New England.Continue reading »