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Mother's Day Pop-Up Restaurant Fundraiser

By: Katherine Brooks A few weeks ago, chef Will Gilson of Garden at The Cellar sent an email that read: “…my mother, Jodie Gilson, lost all of her greenhouses under the weight of the snow that has fallen over the…

The To-Do List: 3.3.11

What to see, do and eat this weekend, sniffed out by the staff at Boston. Click the photo to view the slideshow!

5 Minutes with Eric Ripert & Anthony Bourdain

By: Erin Byers Murray They bicker. They jab. They debate one another on food and life. And this Friday, Eric Ripert and Anthony Bourdain are sizing each other up in front of a Boston audience. “Good vs. Evil: An Evening…

5 Minutes with Eric Ripert & Anthony Bourdain

By: Erin Byers Murray They bicker. They jab. They debate one another on food and life. And this Friday, Eric Ripert and Anthony Bourdain are sizing each other up in front of a Boston audience. “Good vs. Evil: An Evening…

Spring Fashion: Behind the Curtain

Boston magazine whiz designer Liz Noftle snapped some shots documenting how we really pulled off the impossibly bright, gravity-defying scenes shown in this issue’s spring fashion spread. Click through the slideshow to get a glimpse of just how a fashion…

The To-Do List: 2.24.11

Events to check out this week, straight from our desks at Boston magazine.

Inside: Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar

By: Shannon Fischer Photography by: Kaitlyn Quealy Did you celebrate National Margarita Day yesterday? (Did you even know that such a grand holiday existed?) In honor of this eminently celebrate-able holiday, we bring you a peek inside one of Boston’s…

Inside: Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar

By: Shannon Fischer Photography by: Kaitlyn Quealy Did you celebrate National Margarita Day yesterday? (Did you even know that such a grand holiday existed?) In honor of this eminently celebrate-able holiday, we bring you a peek inside one of Boston’s…

Stuff We Love: The “New” New Balance

By: A. J. Downey Can someone please explain this New England weather to me? Given that this was my first winter in Boston, I prepared myself for the worst — and, well, we did pretty much get that, didn’t we?…

The To-Do List: 2.17.11

Events worth checking out this week, brought to you straight from the editors at Boston.