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Taking a closer look at some of the unique people and stories that make up the city

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

Magic Happens When Bostonians Actually Make Eye Contact

Magic Happens When Bostonians Actually Make Eye Contact

The rule of thumb for folks walking around Boston is to not look anyone in the eyes unless it is absolutely necessary. A social experiment held on Saturday challenged people in the city and across the world...

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

Boston Prepares For the Student Move-In Swarm

Boston Prepares For the Student Move-In Swarm

The city of Boston is preparing for the swarm of students that will soon begin to swarm apartments while others try and make their way out.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

The Thrifty Magic of Boston’s ‘Allston Christmas’

The Thrifty Magic of Boston’s ‘Allston Christmas’

‘Tis the season to find piles of unwanted furniture and other items up for grabs across Boston as students move in and out of their apartments.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017

Boston Solar Eclipse Watchers Share Excitement and Glasses

Boston Solar Eclipse Watchers Share Excitement and Glasses

Bostonians were hyped about the 2017 solar eclipse and gathered at the Boston Public Library to experience it together on Monday.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

The Cup is the Canvas at Ogawa Coffee in Boston

The Cup is the Canvas at Ogawa Coffee in Boston

Sometimes a well-made coffee beverage looks looks so good that you don’t even want to drink it (but you will anyway because caffeine is life.)

Friday, Jul 28, 2017

Boston's 'Skinny House' Was Built on Betrayal and Spite

Boston's 'Skinny House' Was Built on Betrayal and Spite

Sandwiched between two brick and mortar buildings in Boston's North End is the city's famous “Skinny House,” a structure built on betrayal and trust. The property is said to have belonged to two brothers...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017

5 Reasons Why Dating in Boston is the Worst

5 Reasons Why Dating in Boston is the Worst

There are a lot of people living in the Boston area, so why is it so hard to find a relationship?

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

Free Listeners Give Away Streetside Therapy in Boston

Free Listeners Give Away Streetside Therapy in Boston

Listening only costs time and a group of volunteers in Boston are giving away their own time to hear what others have to say.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

A Gutsy Priest Battling Gang Violence in Boston

A Gutsy Priest Battling Gang Violence in Boston

It is a cold January afternoon as Father Conway walks through the neighborhood surrounding St. Peter’s Parish in Dorchester, Massachusetts like he does every week. As he walks, he is constantly stopped by...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Bodega: A Sneaker Haven Hidden in a Boston Convenience Store

Bodega: A Sneaker Haven Hidden in a Boston Convenience Store

There is a fashion destination in Boston that doesn’t advertise, has no signage to lure customers and, well, is actually hidden unless you know where the secret door is.

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Red Sox Hire Alex Cora as New Manager
Red Sox Hire Alex Cora as New Manager

The Boston Red Sox have hired Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora to be their new manager.

WATCH LIVE TONIGHT: Patriots, Falcons Super Bowl Rematch
WATCH LIVE TONIGHT: Patriots, Falcons Super Bowl Rematch

Patriots take on Atlanta Falcons at 8:30 p.m. Sunday night

Report Card From NAACP Gives Mayor Walsh Low Grades
Report Card From NAACP Gives Mayor Walsh Low Grades

A report card released Sunday by the NAACP Boston Branch gives Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, in the midst of a reelection campaign, low grades on multiple issues regarding communities of color.

Pit Bull Euthanized After 7-Year-Old Attacked, Killed
Pit Bull Euthanized After 7-Year-Old Attacked, Killed

One pit bull has been euthanized after a 7-year-old male child was attacked and killed in Lowell, Massachusetts on Saturday night

McConnell Says He's Awaiting Trump Guidance on Health Care
McConnell Says He's Awaiting Trump Guidance on Health Care

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. A proposal by two senators...

Beautiful Stretch of Weather Continues
Beautiful Stretch of Weather Continues

Overall, it is a nice Sunday in New England