Boston

Kitten pouches soothe whiskered wild things

It’s not the well-behaved kittens that go into the pouch.<p>It’s the twitchy ones. The scaredy cats. Those feral little fur balls that arrive at the …

Cats

Wednesday's Child: 12-Year-Old Lanaisha

Lanaisha is a twelve-year-old young lady of African American descent. Lanaisha loves gymnastics and takes weekly classes. She also loves to dance and …

Parenting

Blue Bottle Arrives in Cambridge Later This Summer

It’s the first area location for the California coffee chain<p>A California-based coffee shop that has a loyal following on the West Coast will open a cafe in Greater Boston later this summer. Blue Bottle Coffee will be coming to 40 Bow St. in Cambridge, filling Harvard Square with specialty roasted …

Coffee

A Doughnut Breakfast Sandwich Is a Thing You Can Have

Union Square Donuts has new savory options with bacon, egg, and cheese, or lox.<p>June 27, 2017, 9:34 a.m.<p>Bacon, egg, and cheese at Union Square Donuts. …

Breakfast

Owner of fish market 'personally offended' by TSA photo of lobster

The owner of a Connecticut fish market says she is "personally offended" after she saw a photo of a 20-pound lobster being handled by a Transportation Security Administration screener on social media.<p>Lisa Feinman owns Atlantic Seafood Market in Old Saybrook, and says she packed the lobster in a …

TSA

What To Do If You're Attacked By A Shark

The good news is that it’s extremely unlikely that you’ll be bitten by a shark, especially unprovoked. But, hey, if you're at a beach that is …

Fish

Why Susan Collins won’t vote yes on healthcare even after the delay

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine announced Monday night that she would vote against a procedural motion on the Senate health care repeal …

U.S. Congress

The Best Fourth of July Celebrations Across the U.S.

Fireworks, food, and patriotic music are part of July 4 festivities throughout the United States, but beyond that, the observances differ as much as …

Coney Island

As Spotify and Pandora struggle, Apple Music lowers its subscription prices

CUPERTINO — Apple’s latest move to corner the music streaming market came quietly but is expected to reverberate quickly.<p>Earlier this month<b>,</b> Apple …

Apple Music

Things We Saw Today: An Incredible Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Made on a 1984 Apple Mac

Here’s the first poster for the upcoming Netflix adaptation of <i>Death Note.</i> (via Syfy)<p>A new clip from <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming.</i> We’re getting close! (via …

Star Wars

Add a 20-Pound Lobster to 'Things TSA Found'

<i>PHOTO: Someone proved you can travel through an airport with a large lobster. (photo via Flickr/ Jan Beckendorf)</i><p>A crustacean stowaway was recently …

Airports

Alan Dershowitz: Expect Supreme Court to uphold most of travel ban

Noted attorney and constitutional law expert Alan Dershowitz said he believes the U.S. Supreme Court will eventually uphold most, but not all, of …

Judiciary

Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol

Workers installed a Ten Commandments monument outside Arkansas’ Capitol on Tuesday, two years after lawmakers approved a measure permitting the …

Religion

Winthrop Square Garage tower faces another delay

It could be big or small<p>Plans for what would be New England’s tallest primarily residential tower have hit yet another snag.<p>Recall that concerns over the potential shadows that a 775-foot redevelopment of the city-owned Winthrop Square Garage would cast has held up developer Millennium Partners’ …

Architecture

This Way to the Greenway

“Boston’s Ribbon of Contemporary Parks," stretching from The North End all the way to Chinatown is Boston’s very own Rose Kennedy Greenway. The …

Travel

Common Vines Wine Shop Is Open Downtown, and Its Sibling Wine Bar & Cafe Is Almost Ready

There will be wine flights, cheese, and craft beer<p>A wine shop in downtown Boston has opened its doors and will soon be joined by a wine bar and cafe. Common Vines is now in business at 100 Summer St., and Taste Wine Bar & Cafe will follow suit, opening across the street soon at 101 Summer St.<p>The …

Restaurants

One Less Gun: In Less Than Six Hours BPD Officers Arrest Five Suspects While Recovering Three Loaded Firearms During Three Separate Incidents in Dorchester, Mattapan and Roxbury

<b>INCIDENT #1:</b> At about 1:45 PM on Monday June 26, 2017, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) arrested two suspects and recovered a loaded …

Crime

Fourth of July Fireworks Could be Set Off By Robots Next Year, Says Firework Designer

Next year, fireworks could be ignited by robots based on musical cues set in the sophisticated design software that has changed the Fourth of …

Robots

Mass Pike 5-car accident in Blandford injures several, causes traffic backup

BLANDFORD – A five-car accident on the Massachusetts Turnpike has left several people injured and is causing a backup that is stretching two to three …

Western Massachusetts

Boston-bound flight diverted after passenger causes ruckus

DENVER (WHDH) — A plane on its way from Los Angeles to Boston was diverted early Tuesday due to an unruly passenger, American Airlines says.<p>Flight …

Aviation

Call of the Wild

Living on the East Coast, we typically find our tropical escapes due south—getting our toes in white sand only takes a matter of hours. But the …

Hawaii

MetroWest-focused tech incubator shuts down

TechSandBox, a tech incubator focused on Boston's MetroWest suburbs, announced on Tuesday that it will close its doors at the end of July due to a …

Startups

Chamber Networking Group

This event is designed specifically for our small- to medium-size member companies who want to expand their network of contacts, generate new …

Networking

How Two Boston Startups Are Shaking up the Payments Industry

After Brightcove co-founder Jeremy Allaire stepped down as CEO in early 2013, he got together with Sean Neville, who previously worked with Allaire …

FinTech

Former owner of Roslindale cafe deserved the 15 1/2-year prison sentence he got for cocaine distribution, court rules

A federal appeals court today upheld the 188-month prison sentence Iskender Kapllani received after being found guilty for using his now defunct …

Crime

Five Spots to in the Suburbs to See the Boston Pops Fireworks

Avoid the crowds this year at one of these parks in Quincy, Milton, Medford, and beyond.<p>June 27, 2017, 2:44 p.m.<p>Every year, New Englanders flock to …

England

Glass panel on Holocaust memorial in Boston shattered

A panel of glass on the Holocaust memorial in Boston was damaged early Wednesday.<p>Boston police were called to the memorial in Faneuil Hall shortly …

STATE OF UNCERTAINTY

When it comes to Puerto Rican statehood, what can Boston Boricuas expect?

Caribbean

B.Good Opens Kendall Square Restaurant

It joins a continually growing neighborhood<p>A local-born chain with more than 50 locations around the Northeast just unveiled its newest restaurant in Cambridge. B.Good is now open at 301 3rd St. in Kendall Square as of Friday, June 23, within the Third Square Apartments building. The fast-casual …

Restaurants

Cambridge investigating affordable housing on divinity school land

The city will explore the possibility of purchasing eight acres of land owned by the Episcopal Divinity School to develop more affordable housing.<p>The …

Housing