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Farm To Fork: Island Creek Oysters

May 25, 2015
Island Creek Oyster's nursery in Duxbury (Dan Mauzy/WBUR)

We visit Island Creek Oysters in Duxbury as part of our “Farm to Fork” series.

‘Cape Cod Modern’ Tells The Story Of A Hidden Architectural Community

May 25, 2015

We speak to the co-authors of “Cape Cod Modern” about the community of American bohemians and Europeans who built modern houses in the woods of the Outer Cape in the mid-20th century.

Keeping The Esplanade Clean With Border Collies

May 25, 2015
Len Ellis with his daughter Amy on the Esplanade. Lynn and Flo, border collies, sit at their feet.

What’s the secret to keeping the Esplanade clear of geese poop? Chase them away, twice a day, with border collies.

Using Nature’s Signals To Find Your Way

May 25, 2015
John Huth, author of "The Lost Art of Finding Our Way," at Nobscot Scout Reservation in Sudbury. (Meghna Chakrabarti/WBUR)

After nearly get lost in a kayak on a foggy day, John Huth taught himself navigation through purely environmental cues.

Medford Veteran Recalls World War II

May 25, 2015
"A Man from Ohio." (Courtesy, Edward Clark)

Edward Clark shares his experience of going to war and finding his place in the world once he returns home in a trilogy of autobiographies called “A Man from Ohio.”

Veterans Find Comradery Of War In Hike Along Northeast Corridor

May 25, 2015
“The Last Patrol” follows four men linked by combat as they travel the East Coast in honor of a fallen peer. (Guillermo Cervera/Courtesy of HBO)

The documentary “The Last Patrol” by Sebastian Junger is a meditation on war and coming home, following Junger and two veterans as they hike along the railroad lines of the Northeast Corridor.

Napoli Homers Again, Drives In 4; Red Sox Beat Angels 6-1

May 24, 2015
Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli hits a two-run double during the eighth inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

Mike Napoli hit his fourth homer of the series and drove in four runs, Wade Miley allowed one run in eight innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-1 on Sunday.

Underground Boston Theater May Come Alive Again

May 24, 2015
View from the balcony of Steinert Hall across the piano parts, and record boxes to the stage. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Steinert Hall — 40 feet underground — may have a chance to open its doors again. B Minor, LLC recently purchased the building from M. Steinert & Sons with plans to renovate the 119-year-old building.

Napoli Blasts 2 HRs In Boston’s 8-3 Win Over Angels

May 24, 2015
Red Sox's Mike Napoli, right, celebrates his solo home run during the second inning  against the Los Angeles Angels in Boston, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Mike Napoli smacked two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.

Patriots Fans Rallying At Stadium In Support Of Tom Brady

May 23, 2015

The “Free Tom Brady” rally is scheduled to take place Sunday at Gillette Stadium from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., according to a recently-created Facebook page.

Massachusetts Kicks Off Summer Recreational Season

May 23, 2015

State officials are opening waterfronts across Massachusetts this Memorial Day weekend.

Water Quality Survey Gives Boston-Area Beaches High Marks

May 23, 2015

One report found that water quality at South Boston beaches was “consistently cleaner” than a number of iconic urban beaches, including Coney Island and Santa Monica.

Boston Police Say Man Fatally Shot In Roxbury

May 23, 2015

The man, who has not yet been identified by police, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Competitive Hoop Rolling: A Wellesley College Tradition

May 23, 2015
Class of 2014 seniors storm the course at the start of the race. (Arthur Pollock/Boston Herald)

For ages, children rolled hoops for fun. The game has faded from popular culture, but at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, a hoop rolling competition has survived. And as society has evolved, so has the definition of what it means to win. Wellesley graduate Zoë Sobel has our story.

Red Sox Lose 12-5 To Angels Thanks To 9-Run Inning

May 23, 2015

After twice taking the lead, the Red Sox gave up nine runs in the fifth inning and never recovered as the Los Angeles Angels beat Boston 12-5 on Friday night.

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