You’ve heard all the hype. You’ve ogled the paparazzi photos. (Yes: Paparazzi! In Boston!) Now here are 10 things you really need to know about Massachusetts’ overnight transformation from show-biz laughingstock to movie magnet—including how you can get in on the fun.
Its 16 miles of blacktop run from gritty industrial zones to verdant suburbia, passing blocks of gentrified brownstones, college campuses, and bustling commercial strips. And as photographer Jared Leeds discovered when he set out a year ago to take portraits along its length, when you look at the people who live and work on this one street, you get a pretty good picture of the Hub itself.
An index of 76 medical specialties and subspecialties and physicians in the Boston area.
The Sherborn mom turned advice guru has a hot husband, a beautiful house, a deep-pocketed clientele, and a very healthy opinion of her bad, bad self. Who could blame her for wanting to teach every woman in America how to have a life as perfect as hers?
Flamboyant manager Norm Stone and sullen world champ John Ruiz turned winning ugly into an art form, then wound up fighting with each other. The ballad of one of the most potent and colorful partnerships—and epic breakups—in Boston sports.
Ex-commanders of the USS Constitution are pushing a plan to let the fabled ship sail to other cities. Fellow officers who oppose the scheme say there’s just one problem: Old Ironsides might not survive the trip.
Overrun with velvet ropes, $8 tomatoes, and a Washington-Street-by-way-of-Route-9 crowd, the South End has some once proud residents wondering just what the hell happened to the former hippest neighborhood in town.
Look out, DC! After six years at the helm of the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s Office, Michael Sullivan is taking his show on the road, and leaving behind a mess.