The biggest problem for movie theaters? Not enough movies.

The lobby at the AMC Boston Common buzzed with dozens of twenty- and thirty-somethings awaiting friends ahead of the 8 p.m. screening of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on a recent Thursday. Voices bounced off the walls. People fumbled with their phones pulling up pre-brought tickets. This was a packed premiere. The new Marvel movie took in […]

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Indigenous tribes hold Boston’s first mishoon burning in more than 300 years

When the sun rose over the Tobin Memorial Bridge in Charlestown on Oct. 31, it marked more than a new day for two local Indigenous tribes. It marked the first day of a historic undertaking: Boston’s first postcolonial mishoon burning. A mishoon is a canoe made from a tree that’s crafted by means of a […]

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On Martha’s Vineyard, a rush to help migrants, from restaurant owners to Spanish students

As word spread on Martha’s Vineyard Wednesday that more than 40 migrants had been flown to the island unannounced, residents sprung into action. Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School dismissed a group of AP Spanish students to help translate. A boutique hotel delivered a bundle of guest amenities. Restaurants supplied mountains of food, free of charge. […]

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What the drought could mean for New England’s fall foliage

People come from all over to see the hues of autumn in New England, with the season bringing in billions of dollars in tourism revenue for the region. But it’s been a particularly hot and dry summer, and these drought conditions could mean three things for the annual burst of color. “Shorter. Earlier. Less exciting,” […]

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