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Philip Marchand: The Bomb in Boston

The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy
Masha Gessen
Riverhead Books
288 pp; $33

The planting of the bomb at the Boston Marathon in April of 2013, killing three bystanders and injuring more than 264, was such a despicable act that people naturally want to know why it was committed. 993 more words

Arts

9-5 Style with Brass

So jazzed to share this brand with you guys.

If you’re local, there’s a good chance you’ve already heard of Brass. I feel like I’ve been getting peeps of the Brass buzz around Boston for months on end now, and for good reason. 299 more words

Fashion

The Disney Fix Files: Science Behind Pixar

How did they know what leaves look like from a bug’s perspective? How did they get Elastigirl’s arm to move like that? The grass looks so real! 617 more words

Massachusetts

Boston came to its senses and realized how stupid it is to host an Olympics

Congratulations, Mayor Marty Walsh. Congratulations, city of Boston.

You made the right call.

On Monday, Mayor Walsh made the announcement that he would not guarantee that Massachusetts taxpayers would pick up additional costs that come from hosting the 2024 Olympics, thus effectively ending the USOC’s bid for Beantown to host the games there in eight years. 534 more words

Boston

L.A. may replace Boston as the host of 2024 Summer Olympics:

Boston has backed out of its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, following substantial opposition from the city’s residents. The news was confirmed through the organizing committee’s Twitter account, and it is rumoured that Los Angeles may pick up the bid. 86 more words

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