Hull Peninsula and part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area.
A few decades ago Boston Harbor was one of the nation's dirtiest water bodies. Now, healthier fish in the harbor underscore that a multibillion-dollar cleanup has succeeded.
Waves from a 2012 superstorm crash into a seawall and buildings along the coast near Boston Harbor.
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As the expected costs of climate change grow, cities are on the frontlines of adapting to sea level rise and more intense storms – and finding ways to pay for it.
It is difficult not to see the film as a vanity project for Wahlberg.
Nominated for six Oscars including Best Picture, Spotlight has won over critics with its compelling story and strong cast featuring Rachel McAdams, Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo.
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If you haven't seen Oscar winner Spotlight yet, go. It tells the true story of how decades of abuse in one city was finally uncovered - followed by revelations worldwide, including in my home town.
Boston has some of the highest rents – and lowest vacancy rates – in the country.
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In a competitive rental market, landlords can easily skirt anti-discrimination laws.
The headquarters of The Boston Globe.
For a former Boston reporter, Spotlight evokes the thrill of hard-hitting, influential reporting.
The Parana River in moonlight.
A professor of literature who is also a poet tackles the issue of the inroads technology has made in the relationship between teacher and learner.
Los Angeles looks abroad.
Unlike CEOs, mayors are enthusiastic imitators and intimate allies, rather than fierce competitors. On World Cities Day, how US mayors are looking abroad for inspiration to solve problems
What does it take to lift the Olympic rings?
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Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games failed due to a lack of leadership, not the price tag.
Boston 2024 offered a historic opportunity for redevelopment in Boston.
Boston's bid to host the Olympics in 2024 suffered from misplaced priorities, yet it offered a rare opportunity for large-scale community development.
Witness Carlos Arredondo (L) and bombing survivor Karen Brassard (R) walk out of the courthouse after Tsarnaeve’s sentencing.
All of Boston was traumatized by the attacks on the Boston Marathon in 2013. A legal scholar suggests that this meant the man accused of the bombing could not receive a fair trial here.
Willie O'Ree, the first black NHL player, debuted for the Boston Bruins in 1958.
Last week’s release of Black Ice – the memoir of Val James, the first African American to play in the NHL – brought me back to when I was a teenager living in Boston. It was the winter of 1978 – the year…
Hosting the Olympics offers a chance to remake Boston.
Editor’s Note: Last month the United States Olympics Committee picked Boston to lead the US bid to host the Summer Games in 2024. Mayor Martin Walsh recently began a series of community meetings intended…
Does this look like community policing?
Recent social unrest across the country protesting the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson and the police chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York has reopened wounds and revealed deeply…