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…
Dropkick Murphys Frontman, Publican, Philanthropist, Lucky Bastard, 41, Hingham
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…
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.
While Passim Folk Music and Cultural Center has traded on that history for decades, in these times it can’t survive on bragging rights—or even folk—alone.
How the “Straight from the Bog” ad campaign revived Ocean Spray and made cranberry farmers cultural icons.
Ted Kennedy, remembered.
There’s nary a Walmart in sight in this Deerfield River hamlet, which only stands to reason: Few places are more antichain than Shelburne Falls, where everything—and we mean everything—is handmade. Its streets hum with the energy of artisans making…