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My Lego Dilemma Boston

My Lego Dilemma

By Ethan Gilsdorf

Legoland Discovery Center Boston is set to open in Somerville this week. This has Ethan Gilsdorf thinking about whether the toys he grew up with have become too commercial.

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DCF Inadequately Preparing Child Welfare Workers Policy

DCF Inadequately Preparing Child Welfare Workers

By Emily M. Douglas

DCF is under fire following the deaths of multiple children. Emily M. Douglas says the system is not adequately preparing its employees, and without proper training, more kids will meet the same fate.

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Poem: Shelter In Place Boston

Poem: Shelter In Place

By Wendy Drexler

A few days after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured, poet Wendy Drexler walked the Watertown streets to look for the house with the boat where he’d been hiding.

The Right Coach For The Right Team Hockey

The Right Coach For The Right Team

By Peter May

Thanks in large part to head coach Claude Julien, the Boston Bruins enter the playoffs as the favorite to win the Stanley Cup.

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Public Naming Rights — And Wrongs MBTA

Public Naming Rights — And Wrongs

By Ed Fouhy

Next stop, SpaghettiO’s station? The cash-strapped MBTA is considering selling naming rights for 11 stations. Not so fast, says Ed Fouhy.

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Boston Boy Sings ‘I Love New York’ Sports

Boston Boy Sings ‘I Love New York’

By Ed Siegel

If you enjoy great athletes performing at the top of their abilities and under clutch circumstances, Ed Siegel says, you have to love the Yankees.

Bricks To Brutalism To … Bland Arts

Bricks To Brutalism To … Bland

By Renée Loth

Historic Boston was built of brick, a legacy that gave way in the ’60s to the so-called Brutalist style – and now to big, boring boxes. But, Renee Loth wonders, is there a better way?

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