You’ve probably seen them before, but you may not remember them. They popped up all over the MBTA after the Boston Marathon bombings two years ago. In stations, on trains, and all over the news feeds across the city. Yet the highest concentrations existed in Copley Station and on the Green Line trains that pass through it. More
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The third and final season of Aaron Sorkin’s HBO drama “The Newsroom” will only run six episodes, and at least one of those episodes will deal with the Boston Marathon Bombing, according to a new trailer.
It has been said that “good artists copy, great artists steal.” However, following the recent fiasco behind The Bath Magazine’s February cover story, the city of Boston isn’t so sure about that old adage. More
“From heartbreak comes the heart-warming story of love in one man’s recovery from grievous injuries suffered in the Boston Marathon bombings.” Doesn’t this sound like a Nicholas Sparks novel-turned-movie? It’s not (not yet, anyway). It’s actually the introduction to an article published this week by WCVB’s Neil Ungerleider about a marathon victim’s engagement to his Spaulding Rehab nurse. This beautiful story is ripe for Hollywood, so here’s our elevator pitch. Without further adieu, “Marathon of Love,” starring locals Ben Affleck and Elizabeth Banks. More
Election season is over and the federal government is trying to take away your precious Lard Glob snacks. You’re feeling sad. But there’s still plenty of possible celebrations on the horizon: Tuition rates are going down, gay bashing in the workplace might become illegal (if the House approves it — don’t hold your breath), and Red Sox Nation is infiltrating New York. Chin up, fans of Connolly and casinos. The beer goes down faster if you keep your chin up. Here’s our guide to what to talk about at the bars this weekend. More