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.
It's no surprise that our lives have paralleled the ups and downs of "Boston's most enchanting street with eight blocks filled with salons, boutiques, and fabulous dining," as the district touts itself.
Lexington is almost a textbook case of a high-performing school district that had dismissed the low performance of its low-income and African American students for years, until a determined superintendent found a way to serve them better.
Back in 1977, Billy Starr hopped on his bicycle and went for a ride. His mother had just died from melanoma and pushing the limits of the physical body helped Starr grieve the loss of his mother.
Will there ever be another wildly successful challenge like the Ice Bucket Challenge last summer? I'm sure of it. Somewhere out there is the next great challenge fundraiser that will raise more than $200 million.
What's more delightful than a summertime visit to the ballpark? The smell of the grass and the hot dogs, the crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd ... there's nothing quite like it. Here are five of our picks for the best ballparks to visit this summer.
For a second, ours was a ship of intrepid travelers, of those who kept on going where they needed to go. Some made heroic thrusts of outstretched hands to stay in balance. Some held on to chairs or stools at the bar.