Boston

Walsh Wins Mayoral Election
Boston

Harvard and the Hub

In Faust’s and Walsh’s Relationship, a glimpse of the relationship between Harvard and its neighboring city is visible— particularly in light of Harvard’s Boston-based expansion.

Western Avenue
City Politics

Criticized for Lack of Transparency, Boston Redevelopment Authority Applies a Fresh Coat of Paint

Backed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the BRA is seeking a facelift after reforming its management structure, neighborhood planning, and community outreach.

Bodega in Boston
Boston

Bodega in Boston

Customers greet each other at Bodega, Boston's store behind a Snapple vending machine.

Bodega in Boston
Boston

Bodega in Boston

A Bodega salesman talks to customers as he shows them around the store.

Bodega in Boston
Boston

Bodega in Boston

At Bodega, music is a large part of the shopping experience. DJ Papadon controlled the tracks on Monday with a wide mix of music genres. He stood a step up in the back of the store, visible from every corner, in direct eyesight as customers walked in.

Bodega in Boston
Boston

Bodega in Boston

There's always a social event at Bodega, even on a Monday afternoon.

Bodega in Boston
Boston

Bodega in Boston

Beanies and bucket hats are trendy as well; Bodega sells the latest styles in simple, workable colors.

Bodega in Boston
Boston

Bodega in Boston

A customer looks through t-shirts. The store sells simple, modern clothes to suit Boston's young, hip demographic. The customers themselves wear the latest styles.

Bodega in Boston
Boston

Hidden in Plain Sight: Vending Machine Teleporation

Bodega’s culinary woes are not due to a lack of customers or poor inventory, since Bodega is not, in fact, a functioning bodega. The grocery store is a front for a much cooler operation.

The Flag at the Marathon
Harvard in the City

The Flag at the Marathon

In front of a large stand flanking the finish line at the Boston Public Library, an American flag stands tall in the sun.

At the Finish Line
Harvard in the City

At the Finish Line

A marathon runner poses with volunteers after finishing the 26.2 mile race.

You Rule
Harvard in the City

You Rule

A spectator holds up a poster and cheers runners on near the 26 mile mark of the Boston Marathon route.

Elite Woman
Harvard in the City

Elite Woman

Tirfi Tsegaye of Ethiopa runs through Kenmore Square during the Boston Marathon Monday. Tsegay came in second place in the elite women’s division with a time of 2:30:03.

Side by Side
Harvard in the City

Side by Side

Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Lelisa Desisa, both of Ethiopa, run along the final mile of the Boston Marathon route on Monday. Hayle won the elite men’s divison and Desisa came in second.

Waiting on Water
Harvard in the City

Waiting on Water

A volunteer cheers on runners as he hands out water along the marathon route.