In her essay collection, Elizabeth Alexander brings readers through her shock of her new unwanted reality in the year after the unexpected death of her husband.
The mayor made that promise Sunday night at a vigil on Copley Square, where hundreds of people gathered, waving Nepalese flags and holding signs reading “Pray For Nepal.”
Choreographer Twyla Tharp set out on her own at 23, founding Twyla Tharp Dance. Now 73 years old, this famously-scary-to-interview genius is aggravated by the very notion of slowing down to smell the roses.
Back in the playoffs for the first time since 2013, the Boston Celtics are facing a familiar opponent: LeBron James. This is the fifth time in the last eight years the Celtics have matched up against the four-time NBA MVP. The Celtics came out on top in the first two series, but James has since had the upper hand.
“Black Mass,” the biopic about Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, has released its first trailer.
Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie” comes to a conclusion in its seventh season, but the end might not be so tidy.
JazzBoston seeks to bring jazz to a wider audience with this year’s Jazz Week from April 24 to May 3.
The New England Patriots are headed to the White House to meet President Obama.
“Breathless” is a departure from Terence Blanchard’s previous straight-ahead jazz albums, but he isn’t playing this music just to change things up — he believes in the new sound, and the story.
To tell the story of a Worcester teenager who was coerced by police into confessing to a crime she didn’t commit, two Brandeis University students write a play whose words are taken directly from the historical record.
Celebrity Series upcoming season of performances features favorites such as Yo-Yo Ma and Lang Lang and debuts new performances by Ana Gasteyer and a speaker event with “Serial” podcast creators Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder.
Andris Nelsons’ conducting — however unorthodox — is organic, and his results have been unmistakably successful, writes Keith Powers.
Short-format films may not be considered the “meat” of most film festivals, but for three years running IFFBoston has given short films increased screen time. This year’s 44 shorts marks an all-time high.
Our photos from the 119th Boston Marathon.
Here’s what you need to know about this year’s Boston Marathon, from street and MBTA station closures to items prohibited for spectators.
Boston officials, including Mayor Marty Walsh, are speaking Friday about security measures being taken for the 119th Boston Marathon on Monday.
Massachusetts’ strong job growth occurred in a month in which national jobs figures fell short of expectations.
Church bells tolled across the city Wednesday afternoon, as many residents paused to mark the moment two years ago when two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street, killing three and injuring more than 260.
Mounted on light poles, the banners are yellow-orange, with the word “Boston” and a road inside a white heart.
A police officer and two firefighters have been treated and transported from the scene of a two-alarm fire in Boston’s North End.
Dr. Edward Benz, the longtime president and CEO of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, will retire next year.
The move comes less than a month after a judge rejected a deal that would have allowed Partners to acquire South Shore and two other local hospitals, saying it wasn’t in the public interest.
Dr. Michael Davidson was remembered both for his skills as a surgeon and his rich personal life.
Jean Yang, who oversaw the problematic launch of the Connector’s new website, will depart the agency next Friday.
Assuming a three-month growing cycle, the storefront in Salem could begin selling marijuana in April. However, the plants must first undergo a series of safety tests, and the state will continue to inspect the company’s business plans.
The deadline is Tuesday for those who want to be covered on the first of the year.
The patient’s release and current condition are not a threat to anyone else, MGH officials said.
Marylou Sudders is the state’s former mental health commissioner.
The proposal — which would have been the first such sweeping measure in the country — was met by staunch opposition.
The four dispensaries in Boston, Taunton, Greenfield and Fairhaven fill counties that did not previously have any medical marijuana dispensaries in the works.