Attorney General Maura Healey is evaluating the legality of DraftKings, a website that awards cash prizes for playing daily fantasy sports. PHOTO COURTESY ANDREW DUPONT/FLICKR

Legality of fantasy sports website DraftKings questioned

Though the daily fantasy sports empire has dramatically increased its presence around the country, Boston has […]

by · September 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
“Art in the Square,” housed in Chestnut Hill Square, is a free exhibit celebrating women empowerment by featuring artwork from local and international artists. PHOTO COURTESY LESLIE MEDALIE/LEARY PUBLIC RELATIONS

“Art in the Square” paints empowering, global portraits of women

Empowering women by showcasing the artwork of local and international female artists, Chestnut Hill Square mall […]

by · September 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston Calling will be held in City Hall Plaza from Sept. 25 through Sept. 27. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

INTERVIEW: Boston Calling organizer on literally setting the stage

Friday evening, thousands of city residents and college students will flood Boston City Hall Plaza as […]

by · September 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Following The Department of Veteran Affairs and Boston University’s study regarding NFL players testing positive for brain disease, Boston University athletics is taking precautions to protect student athletes. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU athletes and staff approach concussions head on

At the beginning of the month, the NCAA Injury Surveillance Program published data on sports-related concussions […]

by · September 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Monday “Women Entrepreneurs Boston,” a City of Boston initiative that will advance Boston’s women in business. PHOTO COURTESY DAWN ARLOTTA/CDC

Walsh enacts advancement program for female entrepreneurs

Over the past several years, colleges and universities have increased their focus on supporting female entrepreneurship […]

by and · September 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
The Black Market, a one-day marketplace featuring over 90 vendors, was held in the Cambridge Community Center on Sunday. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston area artists and community go indie at Black Market

Crowds walked through the gymnasium-turned-market as the $1 donations were accepted at the door. Using two […]

by · September 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
According to a recent study, breast cancer has been found to be the leading cancer in females in Sub-Saharan Africa. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Strikingly high proportions of breast cancer found in Sub-Saharan Africa

American Cancer Society epidemiologist Farhad Islami Gomeshtapeh and his team of researchers found high proportions of […]

by · September 22, 2015 · 1 comment · Catalyst, Features
"The Second Mother," directed by Anna Muylaert, premiered in Boston on Sept. 18. PHOTO COURTESY GULLANE FILMES

REVIEW: “The Second Mother” showcases revitalized Brazilian filmmaking

Being Brazilian, and more specifically being from Sao Paulo, I felt I had a patriotic obligation […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Film & TV, Muse
Keith Richards in the Netflix original documentary, "Keith Richards: Under the Influence." PHOTO COURTESY J.ROSE/NETFLIX

REVIEW: “Keith Richards: Under the Influence” remains influential among music fans

For the post-1960s rock and blues fan, Netflix’s new documentary “Keith Richards: Under the Influence” is […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Film & TV, Muse
The promotional poster for Universal Pictures' “Everest,” released on Sept. 18. PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES

REVIEW: Wintry “Everest” at peak of cinematographic beauty

There seems to be a “based on a true story” paradox that persists in filmmaking, and […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 2 comments · Features, Film & TV, Muse