Beantown has a starring role in “Fallout 4,” the next installment of the popular post-apocalyptic game series. The Boston setting was revealed in documents leaked to the site IGN in 2013. Still, it’s big news for Bethesda Softworks, the developer of “Fallout 3,” which reportedly sold at least 4.7 million copies in its first few months on the market in 2008.More →

A rendering by the architecture firm DiMella Shaffer, showing the Trinity Financial/Artisan's Asylum proposal for the former Powderhouse Community School in Somerville.

Two groups have submitted plans that would turn a defunct school building in Somerville into a new makerspace, or shared workshop for artists, entrepreneurs, and inventors. One of the groups already operates the area’s best-known makerspace, Artisan’s Asylum, and says that the new project could either become its future home, or a second site it would operate in addition to its current digs near Union Square.More →