Wellness

The Top Workout Song in Boston Last Year Was Iggy Azalea’s ‘Fancy’

Spotify just released its most-streamed workout songs across the United States and the world, as well as their expert predictions for fitness trends (paired with music) […]

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Vigils and Reflections for the Boston Marathon Tragedy

The following locations are holding vigils or reflections after the Boston Marathon bombing. Please email us or leave a comment below with additional vigils and […]

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Boston Marathon 2013 Winners: Lelisa Desisa Benti and Rita Jeptoo

The Boston Marathon Winners: Lelisa Desisa Benti and Rita Jeptoo. Men’s Elite: Lelisa Desisa Benti, of Ethiopia, wins the men’s marathon with an official time […]

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Major Tenant Signs Lease at Filene’s Site in Downtown Crossing

Major Tenant Signs Lease at Filene’s Site in Downtown Crossing. The ad agency Arnold Worldwide will occupy 125,000 square feet in the restored store. The […]

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Scary: What the Back Bay Looks Like Under 25 Feet of Water

Scary: What the Back Bay Looks Like Under 25 Feet of Water. Photoillustrator Nickolay Lamm created images depicting what some cities in the U.S. will […]

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Will Mayor Menino Add ‘College Professor’ to His Résumé?

Will Mayor Menino Add ‘College Professor’ to His Résumé? That’s what the Herald speculates, saying that Menino is weighing offers from Boston University, Suffolk, and […]

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Larry Bird Thinks Basketball Shouldn’t Be Played In Domes

Larry Bird Doesn’t Think Basketball Should Be Played In Domes. Writing about how the venue has outgrown the NCAA basketball championship game (as anyone who’s […]

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B.C. Students Who Gave Out Condoms ‘Shocked’ By Administration’s Response

B.C. Students Who Handed Out Condoms ‘Shocked’ By Letter from Administration. “This letter out of nowhere that was threatening—and kind of bizarrely vaguely threatening—was really […]

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Bank of America to Bringing ATMs With Video Chat to Boston

Bank of America to Offer ATMs Where You Can Video Chat with Tellers. Boston is the first market in the U.S. to get the new […]

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Massachusetts School Districts With the Highest-Paid Teachers

Massachusetts School Districts With the Highest-Paid Teachers. The Boston Business Journal rounds up the average 2012 teacher salary of 327 school districts in Massachusetts. Topping […]

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Mayor Menino Calls for Review of Taxi Service

Mayor Menino Calls for Review of Taxi Service. Barely a day after the Globe‘s deep dive into the city’s cab system hit newsstands, Mayor Menino […]

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Caroline Kennedy May Be Tapped As U.S. Ambassador to Japan

Caroline Kennedy May Be Tapped As U.S. Ambassador to Japan. The appointment “is almost certain to thrill the Japanese,” Emily Heil reports after weeks of […]

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Boston Police Pose As Punk Rockers To Break Up House Shows

Boston Police Are Posing As Punk Rockers To Break Up House Shows. And their efforts are pretty funny (bostonbeatgang@gmail.com?!). Luke O’Neil writes: “They’re posing as […]

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From the Archives: What We’re (Re-)Reading About Mayor Tom Menino

1. Mayor Menino once semi-prank-called now-Globe editor Brian McGrory. Billy Baker wrote in 2010 of the feud between Menino and Don Chiofaro: City Hall, it […]

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Mayor Menino Is Popular, But Residents Split On Another Run

Mayor Tom Menino Is Popular, But Residents Split On Another Run. A poll out today conducted for the Globe by the Survey Center at the […]