| May 3, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Tour a city in style with DayTrippers. Segway of Boston recently teamed up with the famous Museum of Science to offer scenic tours of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
See the Charles River, the beautiful Boston skyline and the campus of MIT while aboard a high-...
| Apr 7, 2007
Becca Lazarus is a high-achieving seventh-grader who plays the saxophone, just made the track team, is a whiz at math and has blazed through every Harry Potter book. She lives in a ranch house with vinyl siding on a dead-end street in Windsor with her...
| Jun 13, 2009
A new appraisal of the Irish cottage owned by Sen. Christopher Dodd concludes that it is worth about three times as much as Dodd has been reporting on his financial disclosure forms.
The new value of the cottage, on Inishnee island in County Galway, is...
| Nov 22, 2009
For the past half-century, city leaders in Hartford have worked hard to satisfy what they deemed to be a critical need — the need for more parking, so that downtown Hartford could compete with suburban office parks and shopping centers.
| Oct 8, 2008
In honor of Columbus Day, we celebrate the New World's culinary treasures in a special section.
What if Christopher Columbus had missed the New World?
For those of us whose families hailed from outside the Americas that would have meant, among other...
| Jan 8, 2010
| 3:33 PM
By Mary Karr
HarperCollins, 386 pages
Mary Karr, prizewinning memoirist and poet whose bestselling volumes of autobiography, The Liars’ Club and Cherry, describe her hardscrabble Texas childhood, grew up convinced that the only way to...
| Jan 8, 2010
By Mary Karr
HarperCollins, 386 pages, $14.99
Mary Karr, prizewinning memoirist and poet whose bestselling volumes of autobiography, "The Liars' Club" and "Cherry," describe her hardscrabble Texas childhood, grew up convinced that the only way...
| Mar 19, 2010
"Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough"
By Lori Gottlieb
Text Publishing Company, 336 pages, $25.95
I have a lot of sympathy for 40-something single women: After all, I happen to be one. Over the course of the past few decades, I've had...
| Jan 1, 2010
| 1:49 AM
This column was published in January of 2010, a month before National Signing Day
There was a time when decommitting from a college after having originally pledged your services was big news.
"How dare they go against their word," everyone would...
| Jan 20, 2010
Robert B. Parker, who died Monday in his Cambridge, Mass., home at age 77, spent his final moments doing exactly what he'd done for almost four decades: sitting at his desk, working on his next novel. He didn't concern himself with looking back. Instead,...
| Feb 6, 2009
Authorities searched the Boston-area home and storage facility of the longtime suspect in the Tylenol murders in the hope they would find items matching evidence recovered at the time of the 1982 killings, a source familiar with the investigation said...
| Aug 5, 2009
Maybe you chew your fingernails when you're nervous. Or scarf down chocolate when you're sad. Or take home a stray kitty whenever you see one, until the local animal control has to come rescue them all and have you arrested for being a hoarder.