Coronavirus

City Life

Moderna Therapeutics’ COVID-19 Vaccine Is Ready for the Final Testing Phase

Since early January, Moderna Therapeutics has been racing at breakneck speed toward a coronavirus vaccine—and Tuesday, a study published in the peer-reviewed New England Journal […]

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City Life

Lamont Price: Losing Live Comedy Wasn’t Just about the Jokes

March 7. That was the last time I performed live standup comedy, before the Dark Times began. It was a Saturday night, which is the […]

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Wellness

The Pandemic Could Result in a Surge of HIV Infections in Boston

The spinoff public health crises that will arise from the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown are likely to reverberate for generations, but an immediate and […]

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Weddings

After COVID-19 Postponed Their Wedding, This Fun-Loving Couple Said “I Do” on the Boston Harbor

When Sarah Kaiser and Sam Parker got engaged in March of 2019, the Marblehead-based pair began planning their dream wedding: a backyard celebration at the […]

Wellness

Boston Sports Clubs Is Having Yet Another Wave of Issues With Members

Members at Boston Sports Clubs across the city are resurfacing with yet more beef with the gym chain that just refuses to show a little […]

Home & Property

The Coming Eviction Crisis Will Be Worse Than You Think

When Gov. Charlie Baker signed the statewide eviction and foreclosure moratorium in late April, it was an approval with an asterisk: The freeze would lift […]

Wellness

Facing Very Tight Restrictions, Gym Owners Weigh In on Their Reopening Plans

It’s been a hell of a ride for gym and fitness studio owners in and around Boston during the past four months as they navigated […]

City Life

Why Is Baker Worrying about Those (Clearly Fake) “COVID-19 Parties”?

Gov. Charlie Baker has earned plaudits for effectively communicating the gravity of the situation we’re living through, and unlike so many of his fellow Republican […]

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City Life

The Interview: Author Robin Cook

Author of best-selling medical thrillers such as Pandemic, Outbreak, and Contagion (along with 34 other titles), Robin Cook’s works have often addressed the question of […]

City Life

The Bostonians Giving Us Hope for the Future

Jump to: The Connector The Provider The Volunteer The Organizers The Connector Mark Racine Chief Information Officer, Boston Public Schools On the morning of Saturday, […]

City Life

Hundreds of Massachusetts COVID-19 Contact Tracers Are Getting Laid Off

It was the program that put Massachusetts’ coronavirus response on the map. In April, the state launched its ambitious, $44 million contact-tracing program, the first […]

Wellness

Five Campgrounds Now Accepting Reservations in Massachusetts

Never has camping seemed more enticing. After nearly four months stuck inside our homes, even the least adventurous of us all want a change in […]

City Life

Here’s Your First Look into the Massachusetts School Reopening Guidelines

Students and teachers clad in masks. Desks arranged in neat, distanced rows. Lunch in the classroom. These are just some of the measures outlined in […]

Weddings

This Swampscott Micro Wedding Was So Chic You Wouldn’t Know It Was the Couple’s Plan B

After nearly two years of wedding planning, Lauren Cohen and Sam Andler couldn’t have been more excited for their big day—May 24, 2020. “We were […]

City Life

The Interview: “Security Mom” and CNN Analyst Juliette Kayyem Knows Best

The first thing you notice about Juliette Kayyem is her distinctive voice: authoritative, assertive, but always reassuring. It’s the sound of a well-informed friend, or, […]