On a visit to Boston in 2007, the inspiration to write a novel struck me while I was sitting on a bench in the park in Copley Square, drinking my go-to coffee, admiring the Beaux Arts architecture of the Boston Public Library where I used to hang out years ago when I worked at a nearby publishing house.
I reflected on countless situations where I was making up obstacles in my head. It is time to get to doing. He left us with this: "I don't know what the question is. But I know the answer is yes."
Johnny Depp leads an impressive ensemble cast in this well-made story about not only Whitey Bulger, but the FBI agents who empowered his reign as Boston's crime boss for two decades.
Diego made history in 2009 as the first openly transgender person to work as a senior legislative staffer on Capitol Hill and for historically testifying in 2008 to the U.S. House on ENDA.
While more than 5,000 miles separates Boston from Damascus, there are steps people can take locally to have an impact on the lives of Syrian refugees. With concerted efforts by enough people, the inadequate humanitarian response that led to Aylan Kurdi's drowning can begin to change.
Designing and running a business incubator is no easy task. Yet, startups from Singapore to Nigeria to Boston are being actively recruited with pr...
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".
Give Amy Allen a capital "A" for effort while the singer-songwriter also makes an upper case for herself in the Ambition Department. Backed by the group she started forming in February 2014, Allen is revving up for a promising music career with Amy & the Engine.
A leisurely conversation-filled dinner with not a single phone on the table. Religion that was welcoming and inviting (and-not-even-a-tiny-bit-divisive). Morning greetings of "Wow, looking good!"
ltimately, we're left to wonder what might drive such uneven racial performance in a well-regarded clinic and whether such a disparity in outcomes is commonplace. Said differently, is this the only clinic experiencing a problem or is this the only clinic acknowledging its problem?
I want to be like the man on the subway who told the operator about the woman's seizure, because as soon as he did, people followed suit and offered help. We have the power to choose whether to justify passivity or actively decide to do the right thing, and as a society I believe we ought to break free from our psychological tendency to just stand by.
I am an American. I have a full-time job in one of Greater Boston's renowned institutions as a medical professional. Yet, I just travelled out of the United States a few days ago to renew my pledge of allegiance to the caliphate.
Food trucks are more than just kitchens on wheels. Even if the buzz around the food truck renaissance started off frenzied and then cooled a bit, the resilience of these mobile eateries is a testament to the fact that creative, quite literally chef-driven food need not be limited to wallet-busting restaurants.
Sweet or savory? Is that like sugar or spice? We'll take spice every time, though a little sugar can help sweeten the deal.
We were curious about this, so we analyzed how much Americans would need to earn in order to live comfortably and save some money while residing in the 10 of the most expensive cities in the U.S.
As American expats in the Scottish school system, my kids learn virtually nada about American history. This summer back in the U.S., I wanted to make American history come alive and take my 10-year-old around to important historical sites.