For visiting families with teens, bike-share programs offer a fun, affordable way to explore part of city. Don't want to deal with traffic? There are plenty of bike stations near parks and other car-free areas. Here's the lowdown on some of the biggest bike-share programs in the country.
A key lesson from the recent tragic events in Boston is that building a community may be more important than striving for excellence.
I was enjoying a great life in Manhattan as a marketing executive until one sentence forever changed my life: "You have Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis....
Of course your dad is a family man, but this Father's Day why don't you give him a little break from the tots and chaos by sending him on a mancation?
Bill Belichick has a fondness for versatility, and Tebow has the physical attributes to be a contributor on the field. So what will his role be in New England?
Even though they were directed at different groups, both crimes -- the Boston Marathon bombing and the hate crime in Puzzles bar -- are rooted in the same paradigm: young, disenfranchised men who lean on hate and violence as outlets.
I grew more and more comfortable with discomfort, saw that I could and would be all right after going all out. As I saw what I could gain from taking these risks on the water, I took risks with my writing as well.
Taking a vacation can be all about escape -- and the same can be said about losing ourselves in the movies and TV shows we love. It's only natural, then, for film and TV buffs to combine the two when we travel by visiting famous filming locations around the world.
Certainly any form of "virtual" interaction can lead to more isolation not less -- more social fabric fraying, not less; more broken community ties, not less -- but not all the time. Many times, virtual interaction can lead to the exact opposite: less isolation, more social fabric, more community ties.
Our favorite summer amenities and where to find them.
"This is why I stay and fight--I want to show that my husband Michael was an innocent person and that he wasn't involved with anything having to do with Whitey." Those poignant words came during our wide-ranging conversation with Patricia Donahue several days ago.
I should've known she'd find me. Within minutes of my March blog posting of my first visit to the Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth, Grace Ste...
The City of Boston was founded on the dreams, traditions and entrepreneurial spirit of immigrants. Today, immigrants help Boston to thrive and to grow. But the system is broken. And it doesn't work for Boston.
A month after the Boston Marathon Bombing, the unified response here in the Boston area is the slogan "Boston Strong."
Travelers, if you're in these cities and need some suds, consider these well-brewed destinations for a flavorful pint of repose.
Dennis joined me to discuss a myriad of current projects, his novels as films, the state of the publishing industry, the state of his hometown after the Boston Marathon bombings, as well as this season's Yankees/Red Sox rivalry.