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Gloria Allred will release Mitt Romney’s testimony in divorce of Staples founder (UPDATED)

High-profile attorney Gloria Allred was looking to drop a bomb with the release of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romeny's testimony in a business partner’s divorce case, but it appears for now it is more of a dud than a bombshell.A Norfolk Probate and Family Court judge on Thursday lifted...

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 7:16 PM

VIDEO: Watch the Boston Marathon live

Can't get away from the office to watch the Boston Marathon? Maybe you're just crushing beers at your house before you head to the big event.Either way, you can watch the Boston Marathon live, right here.

Monday, April 16, 2012, 3:32 PM

Boston ranked as good place for hipsters

Boston is one of the best places in the country to wear skinny jeans and listen to music before it’s mainstream.That’s right, the Hub ranked number 17 on a new list of best cities to be a “hipster.”According to Travel and Leisure's new list of “America’s Best Cities for Hipsters,” Boston brings a...

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 7:27 PM

VIDEO: Guy in Pokemon outfit proposes to Pikachu at Anime Boston

It was a wacky weekend in the Hub, but one that ended with two people in love.Between the Japanese animation convention, Anime Boston, and the video-gaming extravaganza at PAX East, thousands of people showed up in the city dressed in intricate outfits.At Anime Boston, one guy worked up the guts to...

Monday, April 9, 2012, 1:54 PM

Giant public pillow fight scheduled in Boston

Need to take out some aggression? (In a friendly, fun way, of course).Grab your non-feathered pillow and join other Bostonians for the fifth annual International Pillow Fight on Saturday.According to the group, this "holiday" is celebrated the world over, from Budapest to Beijing.At 2:55 p.m. at an...

Thursday, April 5, 2012, 9:04 PM

MAP: Ben & Jerry's 'Free Cone Day'

Ben & Jerry's shops around the city are serving up free cones Tuesday, April 3, for their annual "Free Cone Day."The company said they are dishing out samples of their frozen treats to say thanks to customers for their support as Ben & Jerry's celebrates 34-years of scooping.Ice cream-...

Monday, April 2, 2012, 8:23 PM

VIDEO: Trailer for 'Family Guy' creators new movie 'Ted'

The first motion picture from "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane is set to hit theaters this summer, and the hilarious trailer for the film has been making its rounds on the Internet."Ted," the live-action meets CGI-film about a grown man's bromance with his childhood stuffed animal, features...

Monday, April 2, 2012, 5:37 PM

National Geographic documentary highlights Fenway Park

If you haven't' heard, Boston's iconic (and historic) ball park is turning 100 this year and the city is celebrating in a number of ways.But tonight, Red Sox fans and Fenway Park admirers alike can enjoy an in-depth look at the Hub's beloved baseball stadium.A National Geographic special titled "...

Monday, March 26, 2012, 12:07 PM

NHL Playoffs: Bruins win a wild one, tie up series

With Patrice Bergeron again out of the lineup, Adam Hall’s goal for Tampa Bay just 13 seconds into last night’s Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals looked to have the Bruins on the ropes.But then came the offense.Boston scored five second-period goals in its 6-5 victory at the Garden, sending...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 4:32 AM

NHL Playoffs: Bergeron misses another one for B’s

Patrice Bergeron did not play for the Bruins in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals last night at the Garden. Bergeron, the team’s leading scorer so far in the postseason, suffered a mild concussion in the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Flyers. He’s reportedly made strides in his...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 3:27 AM

Harvard Sabermetrics seminar bringing old, new together

To the dedicated “Sabermetrician,” the conventional wisdom of baseball statistics is always being challenged and questioned. But while the importance of the RBI or the stolen base can lead to heated debate between old- and new-school thinking, there’s one statistic all baseball fans agree on: When...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 3:23 AM

Goodbye textbook, hello iPad

Suburban school systems such as Burlington are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars next year on iPads, saying the mobile device is an integral learning tool for the future, but that doesn’t mean Boston students will be left in the past. Boston Public Schools will purchase 200 iPads next year...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 2:11 AM

Rents in Boston are skyrocketing

Is owning cheaper than renting? That’s the popular narrative, but the market reality may be somewhat more disparaging.Brian Cardarella and his girlfriend are hoping to move from their South Boston condo to a rental in Newton or Brookline. After only a short time searching, they are appalled by the...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 1:50 AM

Joe Andruzzi: A new playing field for former Patriot

Joe Andruzzi is no longer a pro football player; the three-time Super Bowl champion retired after the 2006 season. He takes just as much pride in his new role.These days, the former Patriots offensive lineman advocates for families of cancer victims through his Joe Andruzzi Foundation. He beat non-...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 1:45 AM

Boston Ballet rolls out mostly terrific ‘Balanchine/Robbins’

It seems like every week this spring there’s another dance performance. Coming right off the heels of “Bella Figura,” Boston Ballet leaps into their season finale with a four-work program of American ballet masters George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. Balanchine’s “Divertimento No. 15,” set to...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 1:39 AM

T sets meeting dates for Red Line’s single-operator plan

The T announced yesterday that it will hold four public meetings starting later this month for the public to hear about a plan to move Red Line trains to the single-operator system. Currently, two operators work on Red Line trains.Orange Line trains switched to single operators last summer in an...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 1:31 AM

Patrick Marino: Man crushed by marina winch in freak incident

A man was killed in a tragic and freak accident involving a nearly two-ton boat winch at a Winthrop marina. Patrick Marino, 73, of Winthrop, was killed about 11 a.m. Monday morning when the winch at Mullins Marine Services Marina came loose and crushed him, authorities said.The owner of the marina...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 1:26 AM

Crunch time for your abs?

As difficult as it may be to believe, summer is soon approaching. And when the sun finally decides to hang around longer than Donald Trump in a presidential race, beachgoers across the region will look to show off those newly shaped washboard abs — and the work that went into shaping them.But like...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 12:17 AM

3 Celtics draft targets

1 Bismack Biyombo Center, CongoIf you’re scratching your head over this guy is, we don’t blame you. But the 6-foot-9, 240-pound center out of the Congo is just 18 years old, and he’s already taking the Spanish pro league by storm.With Kendrick Perkins gone, it’s time to bring along a new franchise...

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 1:42 AM

NHL Playoffs: Bergeron may be back soon for Bruins

A year ago, it was an injury to David Krejci just as the Bruins seemed poised to end their 38-year Stanley Cup drought that made everything come undone. It’s a bit ironic, then, that this year’s run is being hampered by another injury suffered in a series against the Flyers.But maybe not for long....

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 1:37 AM