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Boston Is Dead. Long Live Boston

As Old Boston is washed away, we’re left asking: Are we losing the best or the worst parts of being Bostonian?

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A Moveable “Parklet” Is Coming to Newbury Street This Summer

This summer, Newbury Street will sacrifice two parking spaces for a “parklet,” a pop-up array of stylish benches, tables, and greenery offering shoppers in the pedestrian-packed area a new place […]

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The MidTown Hotel Property Is Going on the Market

The MidTown Hotel doesn’t want to dazzle you. The old school Back Bay outpost harkens back to a more affordable, less flashy era of buildings […]

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Some Nantucket Residents Oppose Affordable Housing for Seasonal Employees

Some very rich people who live on Nantucket are exceedingly peeved that they may have to be near seasonal workers. Finding a place to live […]

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A Ball Python Was Found at a Playground in Brookline

This isn’t the type of discovery you can just snake—sorry, shake—off. On Tuesday afternoon, Brookline Police responded to a call that an animal was on […]

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A Guide to Boston Mothers’ Facebook Groups

Boston mothers’ groups have political sway, can rally their ranks at a moment’s notice, and have the power to make or break a local business with a single post. Here’s how to get on their good side.

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Boston Has the Second-Most Impactful Millennial Population Nationwide

Boston may not be the nation’s millennial powerhouse, but at least we’ve earned the biggest participation trophy. According to a new study from Politico, the […]

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A Guide to Off-Leash Dog Parks in the Boston Area

From the Fens to the Esplanade and everywhere in between, Boston is chock-full of great paths for dog walkers—leash required. But sometimes, even city pups […]

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Truck Driver Cleared in 2016 Porter Square Cycling Death

A truck driver will not be charged after a fatal collision that left a bicyclist dead in the fall of 2016. On October 5, 2016, […]

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Massachusetts House Passes Bill to Tax Short-Term Rental Hosts

It could soon be more expensive to rent out that spare room of yours. In an effort to regulate the blossoming short-term rental market in […]

A member of the Cycling Murrays holds an Irish flag while riding a unicycle during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Boston. The city's 117th St. Patrick's Day Parade followed a shortened snow route used three of the past four years due to the buildup of snow from three recent nor'easters.
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The Best Photos of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston

Unseasonably cold temperatures and a recent bout of heavy snow were no match for the St. Patrick’s Day revelers who took to Boston’s streets to […]

Cambridge Common park near Harvard University campus in Cambridge, MA, USA covered in snow after a blizzard.
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Another Storm Might Be Headed for Massachusetts

It’s still Groundhog Day in Massachusetts. Over the last two weeks, three nor’easters have walloped the Bay State, causing widespread flooding, coastal damage, and sweeping power-outages with […]

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South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade May be Canceled

  Updated at 5:10 p.m. on March 14: Mayor Marty Walsh said the St. Patrick’s Day parade will follow a snow route to ensure the safety of participants […]

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Take a Look at the Most Beautiful Photos of Boston’s Mid-March Blizzard

The weather may have kept you cooped up indoors all day, but Boston’s Instagrammers were out in full force. It turns out several hours of […]

Cambridge Common park near Harvard University campus in Cambridge, MA, USA covered in snow after a blizzard.
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Boston Public Schools Will Close Due to Nor’easter

  Less than a week after its last snow day, Boston Public Schools will shutter again on Tuesday due winter weather, Mayor Marty Walsh announced. […]