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Mark Ruffalo Filmed a Message of Support for Boston Globe Union Members

Boston Globe staffers engaged in a long-running and increasingly acrimonious contract fight with the paper’s owners recently received an A-list gesture: Spotlight movie star Mark […]

Danielle Johnson in the Spark FM booth.
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How a Black-Owned Digital Boston Radio Station Launched, Survived, and Thrived during Lockdown

When Danielle Johnson signed onto Zoom for an interview late one recent night, the online DJ was still excited, and just a bit stressed—she’d come […]

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Boston Magazine Owner Metro Corp Publishing Appoints Kirk Davis as President and Chief Executive Officer

Metro Corp Publishing today named Kirk Davis as its new president and CEO, effective June 1. Davis formerly served as CEO of GateHouse Media and […]

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7 News Anchor Alaina Pinto Says She Was Fired for Appearing in Hubie Halloween

If there’s one thing Massachusetts movie buffs love, it’s spotting all the local references and familiar locales that show up in the countless films based […]

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Metro Corp Announces Restructuring Plan

Metro Corp, publisher of Boston and Philadelphia magazines, announces today a restructuring plan to ensure successful operations during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Metro Corp entered […]

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Boston’s 15 Most Influential Instagrammers Right Now

Food Three local Instagram influencers who are shaking up the city’s food scene. Instagram Handle: @eastcoastfeastcoast Real Name: Lena Sternburg Number of Followers: 166K Reason […]

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My Life in the Age of COVID: NBC 10 Anchor Phil Lipof

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends every aspect of Boston life, we’re checking in with some local residents to learn how they’re processing our new normal. […]

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A Note from the Editor of Boston Magazine

From the shops at Copley to the bustling construction of the Seaport, Boston has gone from Boom Town to Ghost Town in the blink of […]

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Even in a Pandemic, the Boston Globe’s Paywall Is Staying Up

At a time when the health of millions is literally in everyone’s hands right now (sorry), accurate and thorough information about what the new coronavirus […]

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Guess It Wasn’t Illegal When Kirk Minihane Duped Joe Curtatone with a Fake Interview

If you were wondering whether it’s okay, legally speaking, to trick a Massachusetts mayor into a recorded interview by impersonating a Boston Globe columnist, we […]

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That’s a Wrap for Metro Boston, the Free Paper That Was so Much Fun until It Wasn’t

I loved the Metro. I really did. At least, I used to. The scrappy, often batshit crazy tabloid, available for free in hundreds of green newspaper […]

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No News Is Bad News

Let’s say that you consider yourself pretty well informed. You read the Globe, not to mention the Times, the Post, or the Journal every morning. […]

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The Harvard Crimson Faces Petitions, Boycotts After Contacting ICE for Comment

On September 12, immigrant advocacy group Harvard College Act on a Dream staged a 100-person strong protest in front of the university’s Memorial Church calling for the […]

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Out of Town News, a Harvard Square Fixture for 60 Years, Has Closed

Update, 11/1 11 a.m.: Out of Town News officially shut its doors for good on October 31, according to multiple reports. “We are like family,” Mohammed […]

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Luke O’Neil’s World Is Hell, and He’s Sharing It with Us

I worry about Luke O’Neil sometimes. Possibly more than any of the writers covering the million horrible things in the world right now—innocent children who become […]