MORGAN ROUSSEAU

Men who watch too much porn enjoy sex less: study

A new research study found that men who frequently indulge in pornography enjoy a less fulfilling sex life, a situation that one local doctor says is at the root of many of his patients’ personal perils. The study, carried out by researchers at the University of Arkansas and published in the...

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 5:16pm

When worlds collide: Keytar Bear and @BostonTweet team up

Two of Boston’s unsung heroes will come together Thursday to talk about their passions: tweeting and serenading crowds of MBTA commuters.The embattled but beloved Keytar Bear will join @BostonTweet’s Tom O’Keefe during a rare double appearance Thursday night at General Assembly Boston.Organizers...

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 1:04am

Bicycling advocates push for safer streets

The improper use of bicycle lanes by motorists has prompted local cycling advocates to propose legislation that would make the state’s streets a safer place for bikes.Lawmakers are considering two bills written by the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition, also known as MassBike.The first would make it...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 1:02am

It’s official, Boston has beat its snow record

Crack the champagne, because Boston is nearing the end of what the National Weather Service has officially dubbed the snowiest winter in the city’s recorded history.A Sunday evening snowfall of 2.9 inches nudged the city’s total to 108.6 inches this season, surpassing the 1995-1996 record of 107.6...

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 10:33pm

Boston Yeti may just be your next mayor

This winter, a loveable and random local character known as the Boston Yeti captured the hearts of blizzard beaten Bostonians, and now, as spring descends on the Hub, the mythical creature has a request: “Make me your mayor.”The yeti, who spoke to Metro last month in an exclusive interview, shot a...

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 12:50am

One dead in Hyde Park shooting

One person was killed early Sunday during an early morning double shooting in the city’s Hyde Park neighborhood, Boston Police said.Investigators said the two victims were shot around 4 a.m. outside a home at 23 Lincoln St.The surviving victim was taken to a local hospital; their condition is...

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 9:17pm

Boston MFA cracks open a bit of history with time capsule exhibit

Relics of Boston’s colonial past -- including a George Washington medal and silver plaque believed to have been engraved by Paul Revere -- were laid out publicly for the first time Wednesday surrounded by portraits of the founding fathers who sealed them up more than two centuries ago.The Museum of...

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:21pm

Free MBTA day set for April

Public transit riders will see free access to the MBTA and the commuter rail for one day, while corporate and other passholders will see a 15 percent discount for one month, under a $5 million plan that state officials approved Wednesday.The plan, passed unanimously by the board of directors of the...

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:30pm

Boston man charged in pre-Christmas shooting in Roxbury

Amir Richardson, 23, was held without bail at his arraignment Tuesday in Roxbury Municipal Court on murder charges stemming from the shooting death of a 20-year-old man in December.Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said the victim, William Davis, was gunned down on Dec. 17 as as he...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 4:05pm

T police: Medford man arrested after rolling dooby

It may be easy to sneak a splif in public but you're asking for trouble when you're openly rolling a fatty.A Medford man found that out the hard way when he was arrested at the Andrew Square MBTA station while doing just that, Transit Police said.Paul Giglio, 32, was sitting on a bench on the...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 9:07pm

Double amputee recounts bombing: ‘I felt like I was on a rocket’

Graphic, emotional testimony continued Monday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev , who sat impassive as the survivors of the attack recounted scenes of bloody horror.Jessica Kensky was the first witness to take the stand Monday as the trial entered its third day of...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 12:25am

Boston bomber’s lawyer: ‘It was him’

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev helped carry out the Boston Marathon bombing on at the Boylston Street finish line on April 15, 2013, his attorney told a packed courtroom Wednesday in the opening day of the 21-year old’s trial.“It was him,” attorney Judy Clarke said in her opening statement at the Moakley...

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 5:00am

BU frat under fire for sexually suggestive party promos

Boston University has withdrawn recognition of a fraternity after learning that frat members promoted a holiday party with sexually suggestive and misogynistic videos and photographs.The party promotion images reportedly included naked women, and women kissing each other.The images depicted “a...

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 12:07am

Ship Snow, Yo! Boston-area Web developer cashes in on white gold

While you’re cursing the latest round of snowfall, Kyle Waring sees cold cash outside.His new business, Ship Snow, Yo, sells snow from his Manchester-by-the-Sea home, 30 miles north of Boston, and ships it anywhere in the U.S.A light dusting Tuesday night pushed Boston’s seasonal snow total up to...

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 3:07am

Boston takes hit on parking meter revenue

The monumental snow of the last few weeks has put a freeze on city revenue, as unused parking meters sat cold and coinless next to vacant snow-piled slots.Boston only raked in $443,900 between January 15 and February 12 – which is about half the meter revenue it typically gets from its 7,601...

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:44am

Saugus man petitions for MBTA reimbursements

Cameron Pond estimates that he has paid the MBTA roughly $8,000 over the past decade for shoddy service, but now he’s had enough. After weeks of repeated snow-induced shutdowns T’s rail, bus and ferry systems, Pond is demanding a refund.The 27-year-old Saugus resident last week launched a Change....

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 4:22am

Jury selection near end as venue shift considered

Opening statements in the Boston Marathon bombing trial could come as early as next week as the jury selection process nears completion, a federal court official said in a statement.Accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, faces the death penalty if convicted in the 2013 terror attack, which killed...

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 4:07am

Roxbury man charged in deadly 2013 Copley shooting

A Roxbury man is due in Suffolk Superior Court Monday for allegedly shooting dead a 22-year-old man in Copley Square in 2013.A Suffolk County grand jury on Friday indicted Michael Jordan, 27, on charges of first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm in connection with the death of...

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 3:57am

Cops warn of falling snow after Cambridge rescue

A close call outside of a Cambridge ice skating rink has raised concerns over the dangers of falling snow and icicles.A 34-year-old Cambridge resident had to be rescued around 6 p.m. Wednesday after snow fell from the roof of the Simoni Memorial Rink, completely burying him and briefly trapping...

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 5:13am

MBTA gives timeline of service restoration

The MBTA is chipping away at its goal of getting full service back up and running by mid-March after a series of weekly storms dumped eight feet of snow on the region and virtually crippled the T.Transit officials have released a map showing which areas of the system will be back in business, and...

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 4:55am