Boston Will Remove A Statue Of A Freed Slave Kneeling At Abraham Lincoln’s Feet

A Boston committee has voted unanimously to remove a statue of a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln’s feet, ABC News reported. The monument, titled Emancipation, or more officially, The Emancipation Group and the Freedman’s Memorial, has stood in Boston since 1879. The statue, which is an exact copy of a monument that had been […]

WWE Rumors: ‘SummerSlam’ Likely To Be Moved To New Date And Location

The coronavirus pandemic has greatly affected WWE in the last couple of months, but future problems are in their sights as well. As things currently stand, SummerSlam will take place from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 23. Due to the unknown situation with travel, social distancing, and more, rumors are swirling that […]

Mother And Daughter Claim They Were Assaulted For Speaking Spanish In Boston

A mother and a daughter say they were attacked by two other women for speaking Spanish in Boston, a city with a rising Latino population and a history of racial and ethnic tensions. As The New York Times reports, back on February 15, the mother, who asked to be identified only as “Vasquez,” and her […]

Carrie Underwood Invited Fan On Stage Who Learned English Through Eminem’s Music, He Gave The Crowd A Shock

Carrie Underwood found a fan with a very inspirational story and invited him on stage at her concert in Boston this week. What happened next was a shock. Earlier this year, the singer had asked fans to share their stories about personal champions, which was a prelude to the release of her song “The Champion,” […]

Selena Gomez Stuns In Makeup-Free Photos

Selena Gomez is showing off her natural beauty in a new social media upload. The gorgeous actress and singer appeared to be going makeup-free in stunning new shots shared to her Instagram account as she gave her 157 million followers a look at her recent trip to Boston with her girlfriends. As reported by Hollywood […]

Straight Pride Parade Organizers Called Cops After Getting A ‘Suspicious Envelope,’ It Was Filled With Glitter

At least three of the organizers of Boston’s upcoming “Straight Pride Parade” called the police after receiving “suspicious” envelopes in the mail, with at least one case leading to a hazmat team shutting down and evacuating an entire block, CNN reports. The packages all contained glitter. Samson Racioppi is a founding member of the group […]

‘Straight Pride Parade’ Approved For Boston As Plans Are Met With Mockery And Derision

A “Straight Pride Parade” has been approved by Boston’s City Council, although the announcement by the man who organized it has largely been met with mockery and derision, Yahoo News reports. June is Pride Month when the LGBTQ community celebrates itself through parades, protests, educational events, and the like. Boston is no exception. As the […]

Boston Red Sox Fans Tear Down ‘Trump 2020’ Banner At Fenway Park

Boston Red Sox fans tore down a “Trump 2020” banner that other fans had brought into Fenway Park on Friday night, the day after several members of the team skipped meeting Donald Trump at the White House, Yahoo News reports. Just before the sixth inning began, fans in the uppermost deck unfurled a red, white […]

Rob Gronkowski Sells Luxury Boston Condo For $2.3 Million, Turning A Profit On Swanky Home After Retirement

Rob Gronkowski is downsizing in his retirement. Just a few days after the New England Patriots tight end announced his retirement from the NFL, he unloaded his luxury condo in downtown Boston for a cool $2.3 million — a profit of about $400,000 from when he first purchased it two years ago for $1.9 million. […]

Man Charged With Stabbing In Chinatown, Boston

According to the Boston Herald, a Lynn man was arrested early on Sunday morning for allegedly being connected to a stabbing that happened late Saturday night in Boston’s Chinatown. Authorities also stated the victim was left hospitalized and is in serious condition from the stabbing. “While placing the suspect in custody, officers performed a pat […]

Senior Citizen Drives Car Into Ice Cream Shop

A Stoneham ice cream shop in Boston was the site of a car accident this morning, reports the Boston Globe. Thankfully, no serious injuries were sustained when a 90-year-old woman drove her car clear into the ice cream shop, said officials. The shop is located on Main Street, and is called The Daily Scoop. An […]

Disney On Ice Is Coming To Agganis Arena And Is Also Partnering With Hawaiian Airlines

This year, Disney On Ice will be celebrating 100 years of magic. Disney On Ice is a series of touring ice skating shows, produced by Feld Entertainment’s Ice Follies and Holiday on Ice, Inc., while under agreement with the Walt Disney Company. The shows are loved by many, whose children cherish seeing the characters figure […]

Historical Society In Boston Apologizes Over ‘White Dorchester’ Christmas Ad

The Dorchester Historical Society, an organization that celebrates the history of that section of Boston, has pulled an advertisement for an upcoming holiday party that used the phrase “We’re dreaming of a white Dorchester.” The ad, evoking Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas,” was one of several that substituted the word “Dorchester” into Christmas carol lyrics and […]

Tom Brady Chooses Mark Wahlberg To Play Him In A Movie

If Hollywood were to produce a film on the life of Tom Brady, it would likely feature an actor that fits his stature as a lanky 6-foot-4-inches athlete who could totally double as a model or corporate executive. If the choice were left up to Brady himself, however, moviegoers would have to adjust their expectations […]

Ayanna Pressley Upsets Incumbent Michael Capuano In Massachusetts House Primary

In a result that completely changes the political reality in Massachusetts Ayanna Pressley defeated Michael Capuano, a 10-term representative, in the Democratic primary reports the New York Times. Pressley’s victory shows a vast change in the political climate with progressive candidates routinely upsetting more establishment candidates throughout the nation in democratic primaries. This win has […]

Boston Restaurant Zia Gianna Receives 1-Star Yelp Review Over Pride Flag, Local LGBT Community Rallies

When Nino Barbalace opened an Italian bakery in Dorchester, he named it to honor his greatest culinary influence, his aunt Gianna. The woman behind the name Zia Gianna, as described by the cafe’s website, was the “glue in the family.” “As those who know her will attest, Zia had an innate ability to create community, […]

Chicago Earns Dubious Honor, Named ‘Rat Capital’ Of United States

The crown of the rat king, being held by the city in the United States wherein the most common complaint of rodent infestation takes precedent, is now held by the so-called “Rat Capital” of the country in Chicago, at least according to The Daily Mail. The title and rather dubious honor comes as a result […]

Suspect In Fatal Boston Hit And Run Says ‘Accidents Happen’

Shortly after he discussed the incident on local television, Boston police charged a man with motor vehicle homicide and leaving the scene of an accident causing death in an incident yesterday afternoon that took the life of an elderly pedestrian. The 80-year-old victim, who was crossing at a crosswalk on Commonwealth Avenue at about 1 […]

Lauren Hashian, The Rock’s Girlfriend, Melts Hearts With ‘Pile Of Munchkins,’ Tiana & Jasmine

Lauren Hashian and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson first met on the set of Johnson’s film The Game Plan, which filmed in 2006. The couple has been exclusive since the following year. Although Lauren Hashian stays out of the spotlight, preferring to leave that to her boyfriend, she is no stranger to media and success. Not […]

Bump Stocks Ban: First People Charged Under New Law Allegedly Brought Cache Of Weapons To March For Our Lives

The first people to be arrested and charged with crimes under the new federal ban on so-called “bump stocks,” enacted in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, are a Texas couple who allegedly brought a cache of illegal weapons to a March for Our Lives sister rally in Boston, the Boston Herald is […]

WEEI: Boston Sports Radio Station Orders Employee Sensitivity Training After Recent On-Air Controversies

Boston sports radio station WEEI is sending its on-air staff and full-time producers and perhaps all employees to mandatory, all-day sensitivity training on Friday after at least four high-profile advertisers pulled their commercials from the airwaves. The station is putting live programming on hold from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. while staffers attend the meeting. […]

UFC News: Conor McGregor To Be Stripped Of Lightweight Title At UFC 220 This Weekend

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been absent from the Octagon for over 14 months. As predicted by the Inquisitr last week, UFC boss Dana White has finally lost patience with McGregor, and he will strip the Irishman of the title this weekend. The problem for White is that he cannot have McGregor, arguably his […]

Jet Blue Flight’s ‘Unusual Odor’ Prompts Return To Boston Airport — All On Board Given Medical Attention

Passengers and crew reported smelling an “unusual odor” on a Jet Blue flight after they had departed Boston’s Logan Airport on Saturday, which prompted the decision to turn the plane around. The odor suddenly caused the passengers and crew to feel ill and as a precautionary move, the flight diverted back to Logan Airport, from […]

Cardinal Bernard Law Dies: His Passing ‘Reopened Old Wounds’ For Alleged Boston Clergy Sex Abuse Victims

Cardinal Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston who allegedly turned a blind eye to decades of child molestation accusations against his archdiocese’s priests, died early Wednesday morning in Rome. He was 86. As of this writing, Cardinal Bernard Law’s cause of death has yet to be announced, but a report from the Associated Press […]

Fashion Designer Joseph Abboud On An Emerging Fashion Trend For Men

Joseph Abboud has spent decades as a prominent figure within the fashion world, and his namesake Joseph Abboud brand celebrated its 30th anniversary this year in 2017. In addition to the aforementioned Joseph Abboud line of menswear, Abboud has contributed to other prominent brands like Chanel, Lord & Taylor, H&M, Men’s Wearhouse, and Ralph Lauren […]

Thousands To ‘Scream At The Sky’ To Mourn Hillary’s Election Loss On 1-Year Anniversary

If you ever wanted to scream aimlessly at the sky because you are still mourning Hillary Clinton’s election loss, your chance is just around the corner. If you can hold back your wailing for just a little longer you can join in with a group of screamers who are setting up to yelp helplessly at […]

Stephen Paddock Eyed Boston’s Fenway Park Before Las Vegas Shooting

Chilling details emerge of the Las Vegas shooter’s movements leading up to a massacre that ended the lives of 59 people and injured more than 500. It was a week ago today that Stephen Paddock checked into the Las Vegas hotel that overlooks the area where a country music festival was about to take place. […]

Behind The Blockbuster Trade: The Role Of Kyrie’s Father, Drederick Irving In His Trade To Boston Celtics

Kyrie Irving’s father, Drederick, plays a very important role in the trade of the All-Star point guard to Boston Celtics. The trade is a dream come true for Drederick, a former star of the Boston college basketball in the 1980s. During his college year, that began in 1984, Drederick was the star player of Boston […]

NBA: 2017 Schedules Are Out, Warriors And Cavs Headline Opening Night, But Not Against Each Other

It was a lackluster NBA Playoffs, to say the least. The Golden State Warriors capped off their revenge tour by going 16-1 in the postseason, with their only loss coming from the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. With a postseason run like that, it’s hard to imagine what a team could do to challenge them. However, […]

Axe-Wielding Juggalo Shows Up To Boston Radio Station To Request Insane Clown Posse Song

Devoted fans of the hip-hop group Insane Clown Posse are known as Juggalos. On Monday, one such fan showed up to the Kiss 108 radio station just outside of Boston with an axe demanding the station play an Insane Clown Posse song. One of the most recognized Insane Clown Posse logos, the hatchetman, features a […]

UFO Hunters Lost In Woods Get Beam Of Light Rescue Outside Of Boston — Video

It was a night that got a bit scary for a trio who set out to capture UFOs on camera in a vast wooded area just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. They got what they were looking for and much more during a chunk of time that left them facing circumstances where they knew they needed […]

Boston Teen Microwaves Live Baby Turtle, Posts Gruesome Aftermath On Social Media

A petition is calling for the immediate seizure of a teen who purportedly microwaved a baby turtle to death and posted the graphic imagery on social media because she was “bored.” Writers for Metro and Angle News explain that 15-year-old Boston native Jonasia Simpson took to Facebook on or around May 17 to share […]

Two Doctors Found Dead In Gruesome Scene At Boston Penthouse In New Update

The two Boston doctors who were found dead over the weekend in their South Boston luxury penthouse were more than likely killed by someone they knew, according to Boston Police. Dr. Lina Bolanos, 38, and Dr. Richard Field, 49, were found dead by police who answered a 911 call that said there was a man […]

Body Found In Charles River Identified As Michael Kelleher, Who Went Missing From Boston Celtics Game

The body recovered from the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts last week has been identified as 23-year-old Michael Kelleher of Southborough, according to CBS Boston. The missing Southborough man’s parents—Lori and Mike Kelleher—confirmed his identity on Sunday in a statement, which states as follows: “It is with great sadness that we have to share with […]

WWE News: WWE Superstar Lana ‘Violated’ By Boston Logan International Airport’s TSA Unit

WWE Superstar Lana may be getting her husband, Rusev, to “crush” some people soon, as she has claimed that an airport TSA unit “violated” her on Wednesday. According to Pro Wrestling Sheet, Lana was apparently leaving on Wednesday from Boston when she went through the Boston Logan International Airport. It was here that Lana reportedly […]

Transgender Housing Discrimination Even Worse Than Expected, Study Finds

Transgender housing discrimination is even worse than researchers had expected, according to a study published in the Yale Journal of Law & Feminism. According to a report from the Huffington Post, researchers were surprised by the extent of pervasive housing discrimination faced by transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, and the ways in which that discrimination […]

‘SNL’s’ Michael Che Thinks Boston Is Racist Because He Wasn’t Let Into A Bar

Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che is not about to back down from his comments that Boston is the most racist city in America that he’s ever been in. The standup comedian and host of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update first made the statement on SNL before the 2017 Superbowl which ironically was won by Boston’s […]

Illegal Immigrant Arrested For Killing Popular Teacher’s Aide In Her Boston Home

Illegal immigrant Jose Melendez was arrested for the strangulation murder of a Boston area teacher’s aide, Sandra Hehir. The 54-year-old suspect has a long history of run-ins with law enforcement. Sandra Hehir was killed inside her home in Worcester, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston, last month. According to a report by the Boston Globe, the […]

Sib Hashian Dies Onstage: The Rock And More React To Death Of Boston Drummer

Sib Hashian, the former drummer for the classic arena rock band Boston, died while performing on the Legends of Rock Cruise. The rock star was 67-years-old. Hashian’s son, Adam Hashian, said a cause of death had not yet been determined, according to Billboard. In a statement to People magazine, Adam Hashian confirmed his father’s death […]

Opioid Users Find Safety Where Their Use Is Monitored And They Are Free From Judgement

There is an opioid epidemic that has taken over North America with numbers of overdoses and deaths from overdose at record levels. New ways to combat the epidemic are coming into play and one organization seeks to assist in curbing the number of drug abusers by using less conventional methods. SPOT, which opened in Boston […]

Boston Boy, 8, Is Found Dead After Going Missing From Day Camp: Staff Didn’t Realize The Boy Was Gone Until Pickup Time

An 8-year-old boy, Kyzr Willis, was attending day camp at the Curley Community Center in Boston when he went missing. The child is believed to have wandered from the facility’s bathhouse to a nearby beach at around 2:15 pm. Kyzr’s body, however, would not be found until some five hours later, as authorities reveal it […]

Boston Tattoo Artist Finishing 151 Pokémon Inks

Boston Tattoo Company’s Alicia Thomas began an ambitious project two years ago. She wanted to tattoo 151 Pokémon characters on 151 different customers. Thomas began her quest before the height of the Pokémon GO mobile app. But she has reached a block in the process, like a bottle of dried-up ink. A Somerville tattoo artist’s […]

Captain America Speaking To A Disneyland Guest In Sign Language Is The Best Thing You’ll See All Day

The world has become an even scarier place lately with so many shootings, protests, and other bad news reports coming every single day. Sometimes, the world just needs a little bit of good to bring a smile to their faces and remember what peace really looks like. That’s exactly what Captain America brought to a […]

Boston Cabbie Finds $187,000 Left In Back Seat, Returns It To Owner

A Boston cabbie is being hailed as a Good Samaritan after finding a staggering sum of money – $187,000 in cash – in the back of his cab, and then promptly returning it, The Boston Herald is reporting. The cabbie, whose name is not being released, had picked up a male passenger in the city […]

Bomb Threat At Harvard University’s Business School Under Investigation

Harvard University’s business school was evacuated on Wednesday after a bomb threat was issued. Spokespeople from Harvard University took to Twitter in order to keep students in the loop about the bomb threat. The first tweet was issued at 10:16 a.m. The Harvard University social media team told followers that police were evacuating several buildings […]

Boston Celtics Getting New Practice Facility At Boston Landing

The Boston Celtics basketball team will be getting a new practice facility in an area known as Boston Landing, according to the Boston Globe. New Balance Development will be working with the Celtics to build and plan the facility, and it will feature two basketball courts, office space, and training areas, according to Bleacher Report. […]

Boston Marathon Movie: ‘Patriots’ Day,’ Mark Wahlberg Capitalize On Marathon Bombing, Victims

Weren’t you there? The Boston Marathon movie Patriots’ Day is being filmed in Boston today while the 120th Boston Marathon is underway. Actor and Dorchester native Mark Wahlberg is wearing a police uniform while filming at the finish line — the site of the 2013 bombings. Wahlberg decided that he wanted to make a movie […]

Tom Scholz Looks Back On The 40th Anniversary Of Boston’s ‘More Than A Feeling’

Tom Scholz says he still can’t believe so many people liked his song “More Than a Feeling” when it was first released by his band, Boston, 40 years ago. The Boston founder, guitarist, songwriter, and producer wrote about the 40th anniversary of the band’s debut hit song in an essay for Entertainment Weekly, proving that […]

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016: Gracie Gold Dominates Ladies’ Short Program [Video] The 2016 ISU World Figure Skating Championships kicked off in Boston on March 30, and Team USA has not disappointed, using the morale boost that comes with skating for the host country in front of home crowds to outperform almost every expectation in the first few events. As of this writing, two divisions have […]

Digging Into Malcolm X’s Past: Boston Archaeologists Break Ground At Civil Rights Activist’s Former Home

Fifty-one years after the civil rights activist was assassinated, a team of archaeologists from Boston, Massachusetts, have begun digging into Malcolm X’s past at his former home in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston. The house where Malcolm X once lived with his half-sister, Ella Little Collins, now belongs to Rodnell Collins, nephew of the famed […]