Hannah Lott-Schwartz'S latest stories

Burn Notice

With skin cancer cases on a 30-year rise, it's time to take the sun seriously.

Death of a Wal-Mart, Birth of an Award-Winning Library

McAllen Public Library Who says death can’t be beautiful? Okay, so maybe this Wal-Mart in McAllen, Texas, didn’t die, per se, but it did move, leaving behind an empty warehouse. Rather than let this space be a pox on the…

Preview Shojo, Bringing Graffiti Walls and Suckling Pig Bao to Chinatown

Shojo exterior Below and to the side of the iconic, old China Pearl sign on Tyler Street in Chinatown, a new sign hangs on the wall for the soon-to-be-open Shojo. Its graffiti-like brushstrokes stick out in stark contrast to the…

Sale Alert: Succarra Sample Sale

Duck out of work early for these discounted designer accessories.

Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

Starburst sculptures, a dance party, late-night romances, and more.

Father-Son Restaurant Duos Dish on Keeping it in the Family

With Father’s Day this weekend, you’re probably eyeballing every “World’s Best Dad” mug and goofy tie in Boston. Us? We’re eyeballing a few of the area’s finest father-son restaurant teams: Paul and Tim Maslow of Strip T’s in Watertown (who…

Jump-start Your Brain

Will transcranial direct current stimulation make us all geniuses?

A Unique Shop for the Armchair Tourist

Buy unique made-to-order goods from around the world without leaving your living room through A Curated World.

DIY at Marimekko's Crate and Barrel Shop-in-Shop

To celebrate its 60th anniversary this year (and more than four of those decades in collaboration with Crate & Barrel), the Finnish design house has created a Marimekko shop-in-shop at Crate & Barrel’s Boylston Street store. You’ll likely recognize the…

Live like a King in Someone Else's Gorgeous Home

Use this unhotel service to book a luxury home for your next getaway.