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What Would It Take for Boston to Become a Car-Free City?

After generations spent building a city around cars, Boston has reached a crisis point. Here’s how we can become a place for people instead.


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How Can I Protect My Garden from Rampaging Rabbits?

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Gotta Go? Here’s a Graded Guide to the MBTA’s Restrooms

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Welcome to the Tall Ship at Pier One, the Giant Front Porch of the New East Boston


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GBH Has Killed the Arthur Program. Despite Its Best Efforts, It Never Killed Arthur Memes

The Boston-based makers of the show pleaded with horny, twisted meme-makers to stop. They (obviously!) didn’t.

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Travel

I Tried It: The Boston Harbor Seaplane

If you were taking a stroll along Boston Harbor on Wednesday to enjoy a brief glimpse of the sun this summer, you might have spotted […]

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How Can I Protect My Garden from Rampaging Rabbits?

Eastern cottontails have been crowding out native New England cottontails since the late 1800s. How can we protect our home gardens from the furry reapers?

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Transportation

Gotta Go? Here’s a Graded Guide to the MBTA’s Restrooms

Some of them are nice. Some of them…are not.

Transportation

The I-93 Bridge Crash in Medford May Just Be the Worst in Local History

And we’ve seen a lot of them.

Neighborhoods

Welcome to the Tall Ship at Pier One, the Giant Front Porch of the New East Boston

A floating restaurant, and a pop-up adult playground overflowing with rosé have sprung to life on the margins of a rapidly changing neighborhood.


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Politics

From senators eyeing the presidency to a mayor ruling over a changing city, here’s what our politicians are up to.

Fundraising Program Gives ‘Hope for the Holidays’ to Families Affected by Cancer

Fundraising Program Gives ‘Hope for the Holidays’ to Families Affected by Cancer

Family Reach helps families keep their spirits up during the season of giving.

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The Road to Ruin

After generations spent building a city around cars, Boston has reached a crisis point. Here’s how we can become a place for people instead.

Media

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

The Spotlight and Avengers star says he “stands with the brave journalists of the Boston Globe.”

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Living in Boston’s Summer of Euphoria—with a Dash of Dread

Putting the grimmest era of the pandemic behind us feels good. But what are we to make of Delta and breakthrough cases lurking in the shadows?

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Sports

Root for These Massachusetts Athletes in the Tokyo Summer Olympics

Team USA boasts 20 Boston-area athletes—including the men’s rugby team captain, eight rowers, and a duo of soccer sisters.

Crime

The Man Who Fell to Earth

From Boston to Nantucket, Alden Shoe Company executive Richard Hajjar wanted to soar with the celebs and the jet set. Until he came crashing down.

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Policy

Marijuana legalization, healthcare changes, and all the other referendums shaking up Mass.

High-End Homes: Check Out the Luxury Condos Changing South Boston

High-End Homes: Check Out the Luxury Condos Changing South Boston

Can't wait to see the new construction at the Broadway T station? Check out these photos for a sneak peek of the 14 West luxury condos opening this summer!

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Transportation

Want to Get People Back on the MBTA? Make It More Fun

From water taxis and e-scooters to freebies and buskers, a mostly serious guide to keeping drivers off the streets, and luring them back on the T.

Technology

Big Shoutout to the Gamer Playing Call of Duty on the Red Line on the Fourth of July

Riders spotted him with a full TV and console set up on a bench at the Harvard stop.

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Best of Boston 2021

225 reasons to celebrate our city.

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The Best of Boston Readers’ Poll: Heroes Edition

These locals went above and beyond during a challenging year.

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