Alyssa Giacobbe'S latest stories

Vintage Beauty

Quirky collectibles and fresh, modern design collide in a South End brownstone.

Selling God

In the modern age, Unitarian Universalism's constant soul-searching had become its biggest liability: It lacked a clear advertising angle.

Up in the Air

A South End family makes use of a sprawling Tremont Street townhouse—all six floors of it.

House of Curiosities

Two ex-urbanites bring their eclectic sense of style to a 19th-century Greek Revival in Newburyport.

Out of the Closet: Bottled Up

TJ Douglas’s home reflects a man with refined tastes—and a love of sneakers.

Black & Blue

Damien Echols spent 18 years on death row until the case against him was destroyed. Now he's attempting to rebuild his life.

Fresh Take

Alina Roytberg’s Brookline home is a study in contrasts.

Mixed Media

Portobello Road co-owner Kristina Lyons’s ­Brookline closet, much like her home, is a scrapbook of the places she’s been.

Fifty Shades of White

A lakeside New Hampshire cottage becomes one designer’s stunning blank canvas.

Pregnant Pause?

Striking numbers of expectant mothers are deciding that there's nothing wrong with the occasional drink of alcohol.