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The Boston Celtics are set to play the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the NBA playoffs on Saturday. Mike Gorman has covered the 17-time championship Boston Celtics as a play-by-play commentator for NBC Sports since the early 1980s.

Q&A: Boston Celtics commentator Mike Gorman discusses his experience in the broadcasting industry

Celena Budd, news correspondent April 12, 2023

Mike Gorman, a long-time Boston Celtics commentator for NBC Sports, has covered the 17-time championship winning team since the early 1980s, making him a prominent voice in the journalism industry. From...

Demonstrators hold up signs outside Chase Bank and Bank of America in downtown Boston March 21. Environmental activists called for people to divest from banks with ties to the fossil fuel industry.

Boston environmental activists join National Day of Protest against banks

Yaakov Aldrich, news correspondent April 5, 2023

Several dozen environmental activists marched through downtown Boston March 21, staging protests in front of Chase Bank and Bank of America and calling on consumers to divest from all banks with ties to...

The exterior of the New England Aquarium sits on the Boston Harbor. Opened in 1969, many visitors have criticized the building’s appearance.

Ask The News: Why is the New England Aquarium designed like that?

Alexis Algazy, news staff April 3, 2023

This article was produced as part of an initiative we’re calling Ask The News, in which the Northeastern community can submit questions to us and, if it seems like we can put together a story based on...

Irina Znakharchuck pipes strawberry poppyseed filling into croissants at Solodko Boston, a Ukrainian bakery in Brighton. Her sister Ilona began selling pastries to friends and professors at Boston College before the sisters opened a storefront in November.

Two sisters bring the sweet taste of Ukraine to Boston

Lauren Salemo, news staff March 31, 2023

Swirling cinnamon walnut babka, layered honey cake and poppyseed strawberry croissants are only a handful of the treats sold at Solodko Boston, a Ukrainian-inspired bakery owned and operated by sisters...

The Underground Cafe sits under Lightview at 742 Columbus Ave. The owner, Nia Grace, founded the cafe in 2021 as her second restaurant, the first being Darryls Corner Kitchen and Bar located further down Tremont Street.

The Underground Cafe brings vibrant twist to typical coffee shop

Christina McCabe, news staff March 31, 2023

The Underground Cafe + Lounge, a relaxed and inviting coffee and pastry shop with an emphasis on community, has started to grow in popularity and make its mark in the bustling city. Nia Grace, the founder...

Tánaiste Micheál Martin (right) addresses an audience beside Boston Globe journalist Kevin Cullen (left) at the John F. Kennedy Library on St. Patricks Day. Martin spoke on U.S.-Ireland relations at the event.

Tánaiste Micheál Martin discusses unique Irish-U.S. relationship at St. Patrick’s Day forum

Alexa Coultoff, news correspondent March 26, 2023

Ireland and the United States share a unique relationship, centered upon the sharing of values and culture through the immigration of Irish people into America, Tánaiste Micheál Martin told the audience...

A protestor gives a speech in front of the crowd on the stairs of the Massachusetts State House. The protest was organized by Stop Trans Genocide, who demands that Massachusetts become a sanctuary state for transgender people who need it.

Hundreds protest trans genocide in Transgender Day of Resistance March

Ellie Goudie, news correspondent March 25, 2023

Hundreds gathered in Downtown Boston March 18 to protest transphobia and trans genocide in the Transgender Day of Resistance March. The protest, organized by grassroots organization Stop Trans Genocide,...

A man waves an Irish flag during the St. Patricks Day Parade Sunday. The parade drew over a million people to South Boston to celebrate the holiday.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade brings holiday spirit, Irish culture to South Boston

Juliette Piovoso, news correspondent March 23, 2023

Approximately one million people flocked to the streets of South Boston Sunday for the 122nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade hosted by the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council. The 30-degree weather...

Two members of The Possible Zone work together on a digital project. The organization has given lower-income students in Boston the opportunity to build their own entrepreneurial projects through the course of a four semester program. Photo courtesy The Possible Zone.

The Possible Zone extends opportunities to low-income Boston students with free entrepreneurship programs

Alexis Algazy, news staff March 22, 2023

The Boston public school system has a widely impoverished student body, with almost eight in 10 students classified as low-income.  The Possible Zone, or TPZ, is a Boston-based organization that supports...

Members of LBFE set up new laptops with the help of their college-aged friends. The organizations Digital Dividends program has provided members with their own Chromebooks, hotspots with unlimited data plans and personalized assistance with using this technology. Photo courtesy LBFE.

LBFE Boston connects college students with older adults to combat elder isolation

Katy Manning, news staff March 22, 2023

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly, or LBFE, is working to break down social barriers and integrate older adults into their communities. Working with students at local universities, the organization...

he entrance to the Puppet Free Library sits on an alley adjacent to Newbury Street. The organization has provided puppets to locations all over New England for community events.

‘It’s sweet when puppets remain alive’: Boston puppet library animates local events

Emily Niedermeyer, news correspondent March 16, 2023

Behind the bustling Newbury Street on Public Alley 437 is a small arched door, adorned with a painted panel instructing visitors to ring the bell dangling upon it.  It’s fit for an entrance to a...

A customer walks into Ula Café, located at 284 Amory St. in Jamaica Plain. Customers have been drawn into the cafe for its locally-sourced ingredients and commitment to social responsibility.

Ula Café in Jamaica Plain emphasizes community, sustainability

Sundararaman Rengarajan, news correspondent March 13, 2023

Jamaica Plain's Ula Café, an all-in-one spot for coffee, pastries and sandwiches, has continued to thrive under new owners post-pandemic and evolve with new initiatives and community outreach programs.  Founded...

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