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Boston Strong

Do Feel-Good Slogans like 'Resilient New Orleans' and 'Boston Strong' Mask Income Inequality?

Phillip Martin | Posted 09.01.2015 | Politics
Phillip Martin

Bostonians in the aftermath of the Marathon bombing like to remind themselves that Boston is strong. A similar sentiment was echoed hundreds of miles to the south in New Orleans on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Its slogan is "Resilient New Orleans".

Antonia Blumberg

Boston Interfaith Leaders: Focus On Victims Of Marathon Bombing | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.06.2015 | Religion

The trial for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Wednesday amid what some see as an increasingly tense climate for Muslims in the ...

Oh Boston, You're My Home

Rumni Saha | Posted 04.04.2015 | Good News
Rumni Saha

I quickly realized how lucky we are to live in a place where nature's fury forces us to take a break from work and condemns us to the comforts of our homes.

The New York Times They Are A-Changin' Featuring Snapchat and theSkimm

Sarah Collins | Posted 04.04.2015 | College
Sarah Collins

The second wave of media is here, and it is here to be our cyber public forum. We can read, watch, or listen to news pieces and then comment on and share them in a vocal way, making us all better-informed global citizens who can, in turn, choose to act.

In Tragedy, Empathy Still Dependent On Proximity

Pacific Standard | Max Ufberg | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

Today’s Pakistani Taliban attack on a Peshawar school has resulted in the deaths of at least 145, many of them children. In Sydney, meanwhile, Monda...

Famous Red Sox Bullpen Cop Gets Amazing Honor

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports

It's been over 10 months since Boston Red Sox bullpen cop Steve Horgan raised his arms in triumph at David Ortiz's home run and became a local sensati...

Why the Boston Marathon Means Something to Me Again

Ellen Sherman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Ellen Sherman

There's a saying in Nichiren Buddhism that "Winter Always Turns to Spring." After this brutally cold, long winter, as the first anniversary of the Marathon Bombings drew near, there was evidence of the truth in that saying.

Thank You, Boston

Dylan Armajani | Posted 06.22.2014 | Good News
Dylan Armajani

Ever since I started running I've made it a point to say "thank you" to every course marshal that points me in the right direction, volunteer that hands me a glass of cool water, spectator that cheers for me, and police officer that allows me safe passage through an intersection.

Join Us in Boston

Terry Lyons | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports
Terry Lyons

A million spectators and 36,000 runners Monday turned the page and brought some closure to this terrible tragedy which lives on in our hearts and souls and comes forth through our tears and broken voices.

Powerful Photos Of Man Being Carried Toward Finish Line Capture What Boston Marathon Is All About

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.22.2014 | Good News

This year's Boston Marathon is memorable for a few reasons. It's the first race since bombings killed three people and injured 260 more in 2013, a...

Tell HuffPost Live What 'Boston Strong' Means To You

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.21.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Three runners preparing for the 2014 Boston Marathon joined HuffPost Live on April 18 to share their powerful definitions of what it means to be "Bost...

Marathon Monday: Tragedy and T-Shirts One Year Later

Katherine Warren | Posted 06.18.2014 | Media
Katherine Warren

The Boston Marathon bombings were earth-shattering to many because the unspeakable happened to people and in places where the unspeakable does not happen. It happened to people about whom the media regularly speaks at all.

'Dream On' Gets Boston Strong Makeover

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.17.2014 | Entertainment

"This one's for you, Boston," said Aerosmith's Steven Tyler as he and the band's guitarist, Joe Perry, launched into one of their biggest hits. The...

LOOK: White Sox Go 'Boston Strong' With Red Sox In Chicago

AP | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing before their game against the Red Sox. The White S...

On the Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombings, I Still Feel Lost

Bustle | Posted 06.15.2014 | Women

For more than a decade, I was a familiar face near the finish line. But last year, I missed the Boston Marathon.

Boston Strong on the Anniversary of the Marathon Bombing

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 06.15.2014 | Impact
Katie Mgongolwa

By being lucky enough to have lived in and loved that city, I will always be Boston strong. To know the city is to love the city, and I look forward to celebrating hope, strength, and Bostonians on April 21.

One Year After The Bombing

AP | DENISE LAVOIE and PAIGE SUTHERLAND | Posted 04.14.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old ...

The Choice

Natalie Stavas, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Natalie Stavas, M.D.

People were screaming. Something had gone horribly wrong. Almost without thought, I left my dad and ran towards.

Boston Bombing Exhibit: 'Don't Let This Stop You. Stay Boston Strong'

AP | PAIGE SUTHERLAND | Posted 03.31.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — After the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon last April, mourners began leaving thousands of items at a makeshift memorial near the ...

Red Sox: 2013 World Series Champions [Infographic]

Jonathan Long | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Long

The Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in 6 games to win the 2013 World Series. This marks the first time that the Red Sox have clinched a World Series title at Fenway Park since 1918, and it is also the third world championship for the team in the past 10 years.

Seven Months in Boston

Megan Walsh | Posted 11.08.2013 | Good News
Megan Walsh

Boston is my home, and I know that someday, my children will grow up with the same sense of Boston Pride that I have. The lives that were lost will not be lost in vein. My children will enjoy the aquarium, will ice skate on the frog pond, and will eat a Fenway Frank at the park on Marathon Monday.

Boston Business Rehabilitates Survivors Of Marathon Bombing

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 11.06.2013 | Small Business

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — When amputees take their first steps on artificial legs, that moment of triumph can be tinged with a sudden sense of disappo...

Boston Marathon Bombing Movie Coming

Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment

Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy, two of the three credited screenwriters on the 2010 Best Picture nominee "The Fighter," will adapt an upcoming book on t...

Rock For The Rising Sun: Conversations with Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Plus Director Casey Patrick Tebo

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna



Michael Levin | Posted 08.31.2013 | Good News
Michael Levin

Two months, two days, ten hours and fifteen minutes after the opening gun of the 2013 Boston Marathon, I finally crossed the finish line on Boylston Street and completed my race.