Boston Dynamics’ Robot Does Backflips Now and We’re Scared

  Hug your children. The era of the hostile robot takeover inched closer this week, as Boston Dynamics released an ominous new video from the company’s lair […]


A Possible Pipe Bomb Explosion in Blackstone “Targeted” a Bellingham Principal’s Car

An investigation is underway in Blackstone and police were stationed outside Bellingham High School Friday after a possible pipe bomb explosion that officials believe “targeted” a principal’s car. […]


Boston Millionaire Mocks Cancer Patients, PTSD, and the Disabled at Medical Marijuana Hearing

A Boston millionaire was apparently just messing with everyone when he strolled into City Hall on Tuesday night and offended the entire world. Back Bay resident […]


Oh No: Dunkin’ Donuts Is Opening a “Dunkin” Store in Boston

It is with a heavy heart that I deliver this news. Dunkin’ Donuts, we’ve learned, has brought its troubling experiment in re-branding as “Dunkin’” from the disruptive shores […]

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Brookline Is Ditching the Name “Selectmen,” Now Has a “Select Board”

What’s in a name? According to Brookline, an unnecessary “men.” Brookline’s town meeting on Tuesday voted to ditch the term “Board of Selectmen” to describe the town’s […]


David Crosby Tangled with a “Trump Dummy” on Twitter after a Concert in Arlington

A fan who attended a David Crosby concert in Arlington this week seems to have thought the singer-activist would keep his politics—particularly his opposition to […]


The New Orange Line Trains Are “Shipping Up to Boston”

Wrapped and ready for Shipping Up To Boston, the first 4 new #MBTA #OrangeLine cars arrived today at the Port of #Shanghai @CRRCMACorp — […]


Simmons College Will Name a School after Gwen Ifill

A year after the death of celebrated PBS journalist Gwen Ifill, Simmons College has announced it’s naming a school after her: The Gwen Ifill College of […]


Five Boston University Marijuana Businesses Have Big Highdeas

A group of Boston University students and alums with ideas for marijuana-based start-up companies are squaring off this week for a chance at $10,000 in seed […]


Baker Calls Attleboro Mayor-elect Paul Heroux’s Decision “Incredibly Insulting”

Update: Heroux on Friday told House Speaker Robert DeLeo he plans to resign his post as a state representative, according to the State House News Service. […]


Shiva Ayyadurai Is Running for Senate as an Independent

Shiva Ayyadurai, the Cambridge entrepreneur and unconventional Massachusetts Senate candidate, will no longer be running as a Republican in his bid to unseat Elizabeth Warren. […]


Elizabeth Warren on the Primary Being “Rigged”: Never Mind

A week after saying she believed the Democratic primary was “rigged” for Hillary Clinton, Senator Elizabeth Warren is walking that position back. It was, in fact, […]


There Was a Brutal Water Main Break in Beacon Hill

A major water main break in Beacon Hill sent water gushing from the corner of Revere and Charles streets Friday morning, flooding the road, disrupting traffic […]


New York Times Reports on Louis CK’s History of “Sexual Misconduct”

After years of swirling rumors about Louis C.K.’s conduct with women, five women have come forward to tell their stories about the comic, who grew up […]


The Smell and the Fury

  In the time since it opened in 1949, the Lynwood Café has become a fixture of the South Shore. It’s the kind of place that […]