Matthew Reed Baker

News

Does Boston Have Its Worst Traffic Jams of the Year in August?

According to a WBZ NewsRadio reporter, it’s impossible to predict.

News

What’s the Most Dangerous Insect in New England?

Spoiler alert: It’s the ones that carry Lyme disease.

News

How Old Are the "Don’t Dump" Plaques Next to Boston’s Storm Drains?

As it turns out, not very.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Seven can’t-miss things to do, see, and read this month.

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What’s the Most Unusual Piece of Recent Fenway Park History?

Hint: it features the best (and worst) possible at-bats.

Arts & Entertainment

Who Is the Sailor Peg in Dropkick Murphys’ "I’m Shipping Up to Boston?"

Frontman Ken Casey gives us the inside scoop.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Seven can’t-miss things to do, see, and read this month.

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Arts & Entertainment

What’s the Best Boston Movie of All Time?

Not including the many crime-related contenders.

News

Was the Frog Pond Ever an Actual Frog Pond?

Have you wondered about the history of the Frog Pond on your annual ice-skating outing?

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Seven can’t-miss things to do and see in January.

News

Face-Off: Who Won It Best?

Robert Kraft versus John Henry: Which billionaire owner reigns supreme?

News

Why Does Boston Still Accept a Christmas Tree from Nova Scotia Every Year?

Nova Scotia has shown its gratitude for Boston’s aid after the great Halifax Explosion by giving our city a Christmas tree every winter. Isn’t it time we consider the debt paid and get a local tree?

Travel

One Last Question: Why Is Logan Airport in East Boston?

East Boston seems like a weird place for an airport. So how did it get there in the first place?

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Seven can’t-miss things to do and see this month.

News

One Last Question: Where Should I Watch the Head of the Charles?

It’s hard to fully appreciate the races when you don’t know much about rowing. So where along the course can a casual viewer get the best thrill?