Dumppicking, perhaps once considered a rather undignified way to furnish a home, is now a sport for affluent suburbanites...
The restaurant is the great unacknowledged, breeding ground of cultural enmity.
Carlo Rotella travels back in time in his friendly neighborhood barbershop.
Just underneath China's modern, shiny surface, many aspects of life are still very traditional.
Forget Halloween. In Ukraine, the orange vegetable is scary, for real. It is synonymous with rejection, especially in matters of the heart. For centuries, men proposing marriage might have received a pumpkin as a form of "no."
When looking for love online, dating sites know you're not telling the whole truth. Christian Rudder, co-founder of the dating site OkCupid, writes a blog for the site analyzing user data. He says people exaggerate their height and income, and also aren't as open-minded as they claim to be.
WGBH SPECIAL REPORT
Bruce Stuart has lived on the streets of Harvard Square for about 10 years. But his story is not about homelessness. It is about unheralded artistry and the acknowledgement of individuals who have grown accustomed to being invisible and unknown. Part one of a three-part series.
WGBH's Phillip Martin profiles a veteran who lived on the streets of Cambridge for 10 years -- but it's not just a story of homelessness. It is also about a man who has lived a life of both privilege and deprivation. It is a story about unheralded artistry. And it is about the acknowledgement of individuals who have grown accustomed to being invisible and unknown.
After ten years of homelessness, Bruce Stuart has a show in a Cambridge art gallery, but he's not sure he wants to be recognized. His subsequent disappearance worried friends and locals who were used to seeing him around -- until they found him in a home of his own.
Drawings by the Vietnam veteran Bruce Stuart, who lived on the streets of Harvard Square for 10 years, are being exhibited at an art gallery in Harvard Square.
We talk with the librarian who fielded your questions to #altwiki during the Great Wikipedia Blackout of Jan. 18.
WGBH News' Bob Seay had a chance to speak with the journalist and activist about his newest venture: an illustrated version of his book "Food Rules" that deals with a familiar theme.
Advocates argue that children are vulnerable to advertising's persuasive intent, and that merits protections against online ads.
Black History Month
A look back at the life of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a prize fighter who was wrongly convicted twice for murder.
Fashion isn’t the first word that comes to mind when you hear “Harvard,” but Xconomy has tracked down 19 young, fashion-focused internet companies with founders from the B-school.
Black History Month
When John Robbins learned his fortune had disappeared at the hands of Bernie Maddoff, he kept his resolve to be compassionate and focus on the important things in life: not money, but famiily and friends.
In a sign of the times, your neighborhood café has become an office space -- and a new cultural tension is brewing.
Emily Rooney Show
A true story is brought to the stage of a gay teenager who sued his high school in 1980 to bring his boyfriend to the prom.
Major changes are coming to Central Square in Cambridge, fueling a resurgent urban renewal effort that some say is long overdue — and that others question.
Emily Rooney Show
Food trucks have come to Boston, Cambridge and Paris. And now the food world's hottest phenomenon is now moving into the suburbs.
Whether you're buying an established takeout or starting from scratch, it can be challenging to build the trust and community these neighborhood joints require to succeed. Val Wang checks out the progress at Hong Kong Chef and Wok N Talk.