Category: Boston Globe

Foxborough father may have been stung by ‘aggressive’ yellow jackets, experts say

The Boston Globe James Traniello Two biology professors who study bees speculate the Massachusetts man who died after being stung Saturday could have been attacked by yellow jackets… Expert quote: “If you were being attacked by either wasps or bees, the first thing you probably think of is a bee. I think that the likelihood of […]

Instagram is ruining food, and I might be the only one who cares

Boston Globe quoting Barbara Bickart, Questrom School of Business “Pity the stew. It is delicious, it is deeply flavored, and it improves with age…” Expert quote: “It’s a very authentic, real way for an influencer to talk about a restaurant they’ve been to. If people are looking for information that’s more authentic and real, if […]

In Roxbury, 13 candidates fight for a council seat — and to preserve a community

Boston Globe quoting Katherine Einstein, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “The irony is not lost on Malaysia Fuller-Staten…” Expert quote: “What’s interesting in this district is that it crosses some of the most up-and-coming neighborhoods in the city and also some of the poorest, so in many ways it represents the inequality […]

Despite drop in crime, some neighborhoods still feel besieged

Boston Globe quoting Shea Cronin, Metropolitan College “In the South End, 52-year-old John Chambers is as comfortable walking through Villa Victoria, a housing project once plagued by gang violence, as he is at Flour, a neighborhood bakery serving brioche au chocolat and croissants…” Expert quote: ““I think [police] can always continue to expand on the […]