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City Life

Time for a Change

The governor has to reform his parole board—now.

Arts & Entertainment

Culture Calendar: Eight Arts and Entertainment Must-Sees in November 2012

Eight arts and entertainment must-sees in November.

City Life

Net Gain: Kirk Goldsberry Moneyballs the Celtics

This map wiz has good news for the Celtics.

healthy halloween candy
City Life

Healthy Halloween Candy: The Not-As-Bad-for-You Halloween Treat

American kids will carry home about 600 million pounds of commercial Halloween candy this month. And as they sleep, parents everywhere will begin the age-old process […]

Arts & Entertainment

Hot Button: David Mamet’s ‘Race’ Comes to Boston

The Boston premiere of David Mamet’s new play is a reminder of our city’s troubled past.

john kerry's elizabeth warren dilemma
City Life

John Kerry’s Elizabeth Warren Dilemma

If Washington, DC, is a city of poorly guarded secrets, perhaps the least well guarded is Senator John Kerry’s desire to be secretary of state. […]

City Life

Animal Attraction: The Franklin Park Zoo’s Four Biggest Characters

  Illustration by John Ueland Christopher, an African lion, bellows six times daily to “convey to all the other lions in Dorchester that this is his occupied […]

sports parents battle
City Life

Battle of the Whack-Job Sports Parents

Which sport produces the craziest parents of all?

Norman Bridwell and Clifford
Arts & Entertainment

Clifford the Big Red Dog Turns 50

Vineyarder Norman Bridwell created Clifford a half-century ago. It was the best accident of his life.

City Life

Top Five Apps for School

Burlington High School principal Patrick Larkin believed so strongly in the learning power of the iPad that a year ago he gave one to each […]

City Life

Our Favorite New England Patriots Players on Twitter

Illustration by John Ueland Pats players have a combined 2 million Twitter followers—and Tom Brady doesn’t even have an account. While some use their 140 […]

Gillette Stadium
City Life

The Razor Goes High-Tech at Gillette Stadium

Gillette Stadium is now wired for WiFi, and fans can find exclusive Patriots’ content on a free in-stadium app.

City Life

They Came, They Left: Will Occupy Boston Return?

Photo by Bob O’Connor When the people of Occupy Boston set up their tents in front of the Federal Reserve on September 30, 2011, they […]

City Life

Live and Learn: The Advantages of Taking a Gap Year

Want your kid to ace college? Make him wait for it.

City Life

Eight Arts Must-Sees in September

All hat photographs courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum. From left, Jo Gordon, Kiss of Death, 1994, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Crown, 1800–1900, […]