Features by Curt Nickisch
Posted In: boston, boston marathon
There were two explosions near the finish line of the major race this afternoon, right in the heart of commercial Boston.
Posted In: pizza, labor, overtime, Small Business
In a twist, former employees who'd been duped out of overtime pay become part-owners of a Harvard Square pizzeria.
Posted In: politics, campaign spending, Massachusetts, Senate
With U.S. Sen. John Kerry on the short list to become Secretary of State, Massachusetts could be in line for its third U.S. Senate election in just more than two years. It's meant big bucks spent in advertising.
Posted In: military, veterans, Jobs, social network
On this Veterans Day holiday, two retired officers are launching a new social network -- only for the military.
Posted In: baseball, Sports
The Red Sox continue to extend their record-long streak of Fenway Park sellouts, even though there are many empty seats as the team struggles.
Posted In: Housing, boston
Packed open houses, multiple offers, and higher prices. In (usually high-end) neighborhoods like Jamica Plain, the bidding wars still rage.
Posted In: Fenway Park, baseball, Boston Red Sox, boston
Nowadays, stadiums are put into bad parts of town to make them better. A century ago, the area called the "Fens" was bad -- real bad.
Posted In: Sports, American Football, NFL, casinos
Foxboro, Mass., already has a football stadium and a huge mall. Steve Wynn and Robert Kraft would like to add a casino to the mix, but many residents say enough is enough.
Facebook has been able to grow over the last few years into a Silicon Valley leader. But Mark Zuckerberg recently said the competition there is fierce, and part of him wishes he had stayed in Boston.
Posted In: Law
The tough economy has forced lawmakers to reform antiquated rules. In Massachusetts, that means cutting out lifetime payments to former spouses.