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As home prices rise in big cities, holding out hope of buying

Feb 14, 2020
Home prices have become unaffordable, but many are still trying to buy.
A Homebuying 101 class at the Blackstone Community Center in Boston.
Samantha Fields/Marketplace

Food wars escalate in Boston and Philadelphia ahead of Super Bowl Sunday

Feb 2, 2018
Philadelphia and Boston ban each other’s foods leading up to Super Bowl Sunday.
A box of Dottie's Donuts in Philadelphia, where no more Boston Creme donuts will be made until after the Super Bowl.
Emma Jacobs/ for Marketplace
Final Note

Massachusetts could move one time zone east

Aug 29, 2016
The state is studying a move to the Atlantic Time Zone.
Historic Faneuil Hall is awash in Christmas lights November 29, 2000 in Boston. 
Darren McCollester/Newsmakers

World's biggest art heist, 25 years later

Mar 18, 2015
Few clues and nothing recovered. The art world will never be the same

Bars step up to head off sexual assaults

Mar 13, 2015
Some bars around the country are training staff in preventing rape and harassment.

In Boston, just getting to work is a job in itself

Feb 24, 2015
This winter's record snowfall has hobbled the city's mass-transit system.

Boston's massive snowfall brings in business

Feb 11, 2015
This winter is one of the snowiest ever. and some are cashing in.

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How do you get rid of 40 inches of snow?

Feb 5, 2015
After a week of record snow fall, Boston is trying to make it disappear.

Casinos developers take extra steps to sweeten the pot

Jul 15, 2014
A new casino promises $300 million to Boston, even though it won't be in the city.

Is Chicago America's funniest city?

Apr 22, 2014
What warm weather Chicago lacks, it makes up for in humor

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