Regional Stories

Boston Museum of Science Presents NASA Film

Who did not enjoy the Martian with Matt D? Take your budding little astronauts to the Museum of Science's showing of the film that sparked a million dreams. Through April, star gazers can see what is involved in our National Aeronautics and Space Administration offices. One of the better uses … [Read more...]

Road trip: Newburyport to the Berkshires Mass MOCA Embodies Cool

The spectacularly located and formerly overlooked city of North Adams has been revitalized through ART—cutting edge, large scale, contemporary art.  It speaks to some of us in a BIG way. MASS MoCA exhibits work by many of the most important artists of today—both well known, and emerging—focusing on … [Read more...]

Mystery and Magnificence at the Isabella Gardner in Boston

Boston's Fenway still has its own, unsolved, Thomas Crown affair. New England icon Isabella Stewart grew up in New York and Paris.  Her initial connection with Boston came through a school friendship in the "City of Light". Isabella's close friend Julia Gardner introduced her to Boston and to … [Read more...]

Museum of Science Boston promotes interest in STEM with Pixar

Rainy day blues? This year take a visit to the Museum of Science in Boston. In addition to 3D educational film on subjects like Humpback Whales and the Jurassic era you will also enjoy interactive exhibits which will please children and curious adults of all ages.  Showing until January 10, … [Read more...]

PEM Exhibit Showcases Thomas Benton

On view June 6, 2015 to September 7, 2015 This summer enjoy the first major exhibition on Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) in more than 25 years and the first to explore important connections between Benton's art and the movies. After working briefly in the silent film industry, Benton became … [Read more...]

Always a Smile at the New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium, which opened in 1969, is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and is a major public education resource. NEA is redefining what it means to be … [Read more...]

Watching Boston’s Olympic Bid for 2024

" 'The “New Englander attitude', in which slower is better, needs to be changed because the world is changing, especially the economy."  John F. Fish, CEO Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.; Chairman of the Boston Olympic Committee. By next January, the USOC will pick the location for the 2024 … [Read more...]

Turner and Raven Exhibits Draw Crowds to PEM

Unlike many of his contemporaries' work, Turner's seascapes show the many extreme moods of oceanic travel and living. Joseph Mallord William Turner was born in London during May 1775.  His father was a barber and due to his mother's illness, Turner spent much of his childhood living with … [Read more...]

WaterFire of Providence Has Staying Power

WaterFire Providence(tm) is an independent, non-profit organization providing one of the most recognizable and anticipated festivals in New England. Their mission is to "....inspire the City of Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and … [Read more...]

Keep Tabs On Globe’s Top Places To Work

If you are happy with your company spread the word-if not consider a change. This year marks a turning point for the economy and renewed interest in the pursuit of greener grasses.  Nominations are now in for the Globe's "Top places to work" annual listing for 2014. Results to follow this … [Read more...]

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