Best Comeback in Boston

2002 Best Comeback

Globe Spotlight Team

The Boston Globe Spotlight Team, whose Pulitzer Prize-worthy coverage of the archdiocesan sex scandal was earth-shattering journalism at its and a return to the kind of aggressive investigative reporting that…Read More

2002 Best Comeback

Mission of Burma

Art-punk heroes and alterna-rock granddaddies Mission of Burma, whose original 1979-83 run influenced R.E.M. and the Pixies, roared back with a handful of high-decibel concerts that proved their jittery, angular…Read More

2001 Best Comeback

Mike Barnicle

—especially if money is how you’re keeping score. The former Globe columnist now has a daily talk show on WTKK, a column in the New York Daily News, and a…Read More

1995 Best Comeback

Digital Equipment

Sure, the company itself is half as big as it used to be. Sure, the sales of its once-popular VAX computers are still plummeting. But give CEO Robert Palmer credit…Read More

1993 Best Comeback

Aimee Mann

Her ‘Til Tuesday days behind her, she has released, at long last, a solo album, Whatever, that is thoughtful, inventive—in a word, stunning. Don’t make us wait so long next…Read More

1987 Best Comeback

All My Sons

Arthur Miller’s All My Sons at the Wilbur. The ball was back in Miller’s court, and he aced it…Read More

Most Viewed Winners of Arts & Entertainment

  • Museum of Fine Arts, 2015 Best Museum
  • The Sinclair, 2015 Best Music Venue
  • Keytar Bear, 2015 Best Street Performer

Most Viewed Winners

  • Neptune Oyster, 2015 Best Seafood Restaurant
  • Ostra, 2014 Best Seafood Restaurant
  • Stoked Wood Fired Pizza Co., 2015 Best Pizza