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Arts & Entertainment

Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Paul Theroux

At a time when getting away still feels like a distant dream to many, Paul Theroux’s award-winning oeuvre of travelogues and novels beckons with epic […]

Restaurants

Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Chef Jason Santos

It used to be that the phrase “blue hair” conjured up images of old ladies. These days, it’s just as likely to make you think […]

City Life

Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Linda Henry

From the pandemic to a new U.S. president, 2021 is off to a busy start if you’re in the news biz. For the Boston Globe’s […]

Wellness

The Interview: State Rep. and Emergency Physician Jon Santiago

Jon Santiago first caught Bostonians’ eye when he defeated the beloved 35-year incumbent Byron Rushing for a seat in the state House of Representatives two […]

City Life

The Interview: Harvard Basketball Coach Tommy Amaker

Bostonians likely first heard about Tommy Amaker as an All-American guard at top-ranked Duke University—where 30-plus years ago he played under the legendary Mike Krzyzewski. […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell

Is it any surprise that one of cable news’s most progressive prime-time stars calls Boston his hometown? After a career that’s included stints in Washington […]

City Life

The Interview: Joe Curtatone Is a Rebel With a Cause

As the leader of one of the region’s most “abnormal” (his word) cities, Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has never been afraid to go against the […]

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, […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: Kingston Resident and Oscar Winner Chris Cooper

When you think of the area’s most famous movie stars, Chris Cooper probably isn’t the first name that leaps to mind. But over the past […]

Wellness

The Interview: Planet Fitness CEO Chris Rondeau

Way back in 1993, Chris Rondeau was a fresh face at a newly founded budget gym called Planet Fitness, where he manned the front desk […]

City Life

The Interview: Republican Presidential Hopeful Bill Weld

Presidential hopeful Bill Weld strides into his Boston campaign headquarters looking every bit the part of someone challenging Donald Trump for the Republican nomination: dark […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: ATK Cohosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison

When Bostonians need to know how to debone a duck or make a tasty New Year’s Day brunch, most eyes turn to America’s Test Kitchen’s […]

Ron Shaich, Tatte Bakery, Panera Bread
Restaurants

The Interview: Panera Bread Founder and Tatte Investor Ron Shaich

Having sold Panera Bread for billions, avuncular food industry giant Ron Shaich (pronounced “shake”) is continuing to conquer appetites and transform our cityscape with his […]

City Life

The Interview: Boston Celtics Center and Activist Enes Kanter

Even before basketball season started, Enes Kanter, who joined the Celtics this year after a split season with the Knicks and Trail Blazers, was giving […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: Celebrity Events Planner Bryan Rafanelli

Whippet thin and always impeccably dressed, party planner extraordinaire Bryan Rafanelli is rarely without a smile, whether an act of God is threatening to derail […]