WE USED TO CALL IT Downtown Crossing; now it’s just the Hole in the Ground, a Filene’s-shaped chasm threatening to swallow the once-vibrant retail district. While the nonprofit Downtown Crossing Partnership can’t do anything about the hole — that’s the mayor’s…
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While generations of Bostonians have visited Myrtle the Turtle at the New England Aquarium, they’ve often watched as wetsuited divers in the Giant Ocean Tank handfeed Myrtle, pat her head, or make frantic hand gestures that she seems either to…
Just as you’re thinking about hibernating forever, New England is at its outdoorsy best. We’ll help you explore the most beautifully bracing months of the year, whether you’re skating, dogsledding, or coaxing syrup from maples. Ditch the Snuggie and get out there!
When indie-rock icon Juliana Hatfield puts out Peace & Love on 2/16, fans will find her usual well-crafted songs but a different approach—at 42, she isn’t sure when, or if, she’ll make another one.
With the release of Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane reveals how his novels keep getting made into great movies.
A photography exhibit remembers the city’s red-light district, while a new generation of Hub photographers shoots its cleaned-up streets.
How the “Straight from the Bog” ad campaign revived Ocean Spray and made cranberry farmers cultural icons.
Ted Kennedy, remembered.
$1,000 for an office chair? Why some wheeled wonders are worth their extravagant price tags. Your shoulders are burning, your neck is aching, and your back hurts like hell—all because you’re at the office. That time spent hunched over the…