Best of Boston
2002 Best Comeback
Art-punk heroes and alterna-rock granddaddies Mission of Burma, whose original 1979-83 run influenced R.E.M. and the Pixies, roared back with a handful of high-decibel concerts […]
2002 Best Comeback
The Boston Globe Spotlight Team, whose Pulitzer Prize-worthy coverage of the archdiocesan sex scandal was earth-shattering journalism at its and a return to the kind […]
2002 Best Comeback, Game
The Celtics, for the biggest fourth-quarter comeback in NBA playoff history, making up a 21-point deficit to beat the New Jersey Nets in game three […]
2002 Best Comeback, Venue
2001 Best Comeback
—especially if money is how you’re keeping score. The former Globe columnist now has a daily talk show on WTKK, a column in the New […]
1999 Best Comeback, by a Local Band
After five years without a release, the Gigolo Aunts burst back onto the music scene with Minor Chords and Major Themes, a disc so infused […]
1995 Best Comeback
Sure, the company itself is half as big as it used to be. Sure, the sales of its once-popular VAX computers are still plummeting. But […]
1993 Best Comeback
Her ‘Til Tuesday days behind her, she has released, at long last, a solo album, Whatever, that is thoughtful, inventive—in a word, stunning. Don’t make […]
1989 Best Comeback
Resurrected, refurbished, resplendent.
1987 Best Comeback, Album
The new album by the synthetic-rock group Boston was six years in the making and worth the wait.
1987 Best Comeback
Arthur Miller’s All My Sons at the Wilbur. The ball was back in Miller’s court, and he aced it.
1986 Best Comeback
We wish they’d move to Boston.
1985 Best Comeback, Location
Refurbished and revived, the grand old lady is sparkling again.
1984 Best Comeback
A $10-million investment that will bear fruit in 1985.
1983 Best Comeback
New director David Ross turned it around.