Menino touts ambitious agenda

Mayor Menino did not say whether he plans to run again, but he unveiled major initiatives today including 30,000 new housing units and a Wegmans in Fenway’s Landmark Center.

Wegmans close to deal to open first Boston store

The supermarket chain is in talks to build a store at the Landmark Center complex at the corner of Boylston Street and Brookline Avenue.


What’s it like to run against Menino? Lonely

John Connolly, a mayoral candidate and the bravest politician in Boston, learned today how lonely it might be to run against the incumbent five-term mayor.

Edie Windsor, 83, had to pay more than $360,000 in federal estate taxes after her spouse Thea Spyer died in 2009.

Opinion | The Podium

Same-sex marriage — protecting equality under the law

Christopher Ott of the ACLU of Massachusetts predicts that pockets of resistance will likely shrink and fade away.

Fans of StarCraft II watched video of a battle between gamers.

Enrique Espinoza

Video gaming slowly becoming a pro sport

Backers believe competitive video gaming is about to go mainstream, alongside NASCAR and professional fishing.

Pharmacy recalls drugs after foreign matter is found

Pallimed Pharmacy of Woburn voluntarily recalled more than a dozen products after regulators found “foreign matter” in vials of injectable drugs.

// John Kerry says he and Karzai are ‘on the same page’

In an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, the secretary of state and Afghan President Hamid Karzai made a rare show of unity.

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Globe Talk | April 3

// A conversation with Jim Calhoun

Subscribers can attend an evening with Connecticut’s legendary former men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun, moderated by Bob Ryan.