Long Reads

Scene of the Crime

How an unsolved murder in Lynnfield sparked a war over Airbnb.

The Future of Boston Harbor Cruises

Alison Nolan has big plans for Boston's waterfront. (So long as lawsuits, competitors, and city planners don't sink her, that is.)

Boston Traffic Sucks—Here’s How to Fix It

Our highways are stressful, infuriating, and among the most congested in the world. But everything you thought you knew about traffic—and how to fix it—is wrong.

GE CEO Jeff Immelt Is All In

The longtime executive moved General Electric to Boston with a daring vision to revolutionize the company and transform the city’s tech industry. So far it seems to be working, so why does Wall Street want his head on a plate?

The Future Is Brighton

New Balance has nearly single-handedly changed the face of Brighton. Now, if only others would follow in its footsteps.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Terrorist. Murderer. Federal Informant?

Not long after Tamerlan Tsarnaev bombed the Boston Marathon, investigative reporter Michele McPhee went looking for answers. What she discovered, detailed in this exclusive excerpt from her new book, Maximum Harm, might just change how you think about our government and law enforcement forever.

Why Is Elizabeth Warren So Hard to Love?

With her populist proposals and fierce criticism of President Donald Trump, Senator Elizabeth Warren has become the new face of the Democratic Party and a favorite for the 2020 presidential race. So why are so many Massachusetts voters souring on her? By Andy Kroll