Despite being the site of major trolley and subway lines, Kenmore Square has never really been a destination. Unless you count the punk scene it attracted in the 1980s, or the methadone hub it became in the '90s.
Boston Calling will hopefully open the door to future festivals and the like, as Boston is a highly underserved market for such happenings. Having grown up and gone to school there, I can say that I wish Boston Calling had been running when I was around, as it turns the entire city into a party for the weekend.
Silicon Valley grew out the convergence of several successes over several decades. Time and chance will tell which efforts will boom and which will bust.
So, are these cities safer because more people are walking and drivers are more used to paying attention? Or is it because they have relatively safe and convenient pedestrian environments that encourage more walking? Probably a little of both.
The death of American poet Maya Angelou has been greeted with both grief and accolades for her contributions to the American literary canon. But it also has stirred memories of her early support for a controversial man, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
She started with nothing but a vision and now sits on top of the world. Meet Joyce Lebedew as I share her five keys to unleashing your greatness upon the world.
After a nine-year battle, my husband Randy Pipkin died of ALS in late March. Aside from the horrors of ALS, we had a great life together. We lived in the moment and truly were partners in life. Before Randy got sick, we traveled the world, lived in New York City and enjoyed the best life had to offer. We had big jobs, a big life and, most importantly, we were truly in love.
There are so many reasons why Dunkin' Donuts shouldn't use styrofoam cups. It's bad for the environment, it's bad for animals, and it causes human health issues.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 22 2014 How unusua...
We all know how to eat when we travel -- but what if you want to cook, too?
During the past four years at Harvard, I have spent most of my Saturday afternoons in the basement of my dorm, waiting for the dirty clothes to be ...
It's never too late to start confronting the process we're all constantly undergoing as we all are getting older day by day.
It's often said that students go to college to learn. Yet the statement misses an important point in its simplicity. Students also go to college to ...
Despite submitting what I thought was a quality, 3-minute video worthy of catching the eyes of the CBS producers, we were rejected from the show--not once, not twice, but a whooping three times.
Why is it bad things happening to good people makes for such compelling, dare I say, pleasurable reading? There is a universal appeal to peeking into the miserable lives of others that has nothing to do with schadenfreude in its purest definition.
The established model of presenting new works to audiences is changing and the audiences are changing dramatically too. An entire generation of composers and performers are taking the presentation of their works into their own hands.