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From a teenage dishwasher to a Cheesecake Factory superstar to a barbecue expert: Matheus De Araujo reflects

Now, he’s the director of barbecue operations for The Smoke Shop, where he loves the tender brisket. But his climb to the top was tough.


Boston leaders champion diversity in wine

Three visionaries are fostering a more inclusive industry, one award recipient at a time.


A late frost and tons of rain have been hard on apple farmers. But things are looking up.

(Literally. There are more apples at the top of the trees.)

In one former Darwin’s location, the Circus Cooperative Cafe comes to town

Four onetime employees of Darwin's banded together to take over the chain's Putnam Avenue space as a worker co-op — and together, they're facing the realities of what it means to be owners.


Apple picking may not be an option at N.H. orchards this year

After the spring’s deep freeze, there may not be apples on the trees, but New Hampshire farmers are depending on visitors to make up the lost revenue.

Boston takes its case for more liquor licenses to Beacon Hill

The city is aiming to add 250 licenses over five years — a 25 percent expansion — dedicated to neighborhoods where sit-down restaurants and bars are sparse.

Artist’s family strikes deal to stay in Provincetown dune shack for five more years

Following weeks of negotiations, a pro bono legal team representing Salvatore Del Deo, working with Interior Department representatives, struck a deal that allows his family to continue to occupy the shack.

Boston’s infamous ‘Cop Slide’ video featured on John Oliver’s show

The popular video of a Boston police officer taking a bumpy ride down a slide in Government Center was featured John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight” show on Sunday.

Mariah Carey announces Christmas tour with a date at TD Garden

The singer announced her Merry Christmas One and All Tour on Monday with 13 stops across the US, including TD Garden in Boston.

Get to know the ethnic food markets in Boston and beyond

If you want to know where they are, tap into the nifty website Markets of the World.

Foo Fighters announce 2024 summer tour, Fenway Park date

The Foo Fighters' Everything or Nothing at All Tour will swing through Boston in July 2024 with a show at Fenway Park, the band announced Monday.


Providence’s beloved Riffraff bookstore and bar have new owners that plan on keeping it just the same

Just three months after it hit the market for $250,000, the ever-popular RiffRaff Bookstore and Bar in Providence’s West End neighborhood has been purchased by Ottavia De Luca and Lucas Mann.

She wants you to know the real ‘Jeopardy Amy’

With her memoir “In the Form of a Question,” out Tuesday, the champ shows us her sense of humor and peels back her pearls-wearing “Jeopardy!” persona to share her real-life experiences.


She gave my husband a hug goodbye

Should I be concerned?

Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy buys Nantucket estate for $42 million, a record price

The 1.2-acre estate has three dwellings with private beach access.


Soup recipes for a cozy fall weekend

The weekend is getting off to a rainy start, which always puts us in the mood for something cozy and comforting: Soup. Here's some inspiration.