Indie-Scent Proposal, Part Deux

In our March issue, we featured six out-of-the-ordinary spring scents for ladies and gents (“Indie-Scent Proposal,” page 36). But we spritzed and sniffed so many […]


The Make-Up Artist

Wedded bliss takes work, according to therapist Karen Ruskin.

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Dyed in Wool

Exquisite handwoven blankets are crafted right here on the coast of Maine.

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Building Blocks

North Bennet Street School’s sixth president, Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez, talks transformation and what’s in store for the institution.

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Let It Slide

Maine’s Camden Toboggan Company builds wooden sleds for the annual National Toboggan Championship.


Shirts So Good: Behind the Scenes at New England Shirt Company in Fall River

A Fall River garment maker rolls out a Brooklyn look with plenty of Mass. appeal.

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Wheel World

Some of the planet’s finest bicycles are made right here in Dorchester.

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Food for Thought

Chef Jody Adams draws inspiration from her worldly travels.

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Natural Instincts

An artist’s intricate illustrations bring life to the table.


Fresh Face Forward

On your big day, there will be videotaping, Instagramming, and Facebook updating galore—no pressure, right? Here, award-winning makeup artist Katrina Hess shares a few of the products she uses to keep brides looking polished for the ceremony, party, and beyond.


It All Adds Up

See how your wedding spending compares with other local couples’ expenditures.

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Carry On

Frank Clegg crafts luxurious leather goods in his Fall River workshop.

Piano wire is wrapped around a hitch pin—the other end of the wire will be threaded through the tuning pin and tightened to pitch
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The Piano Lesson

Haverhill’s Mason & Hamlin creates some of the most coveted instruments in the world.

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Paradise Found

With the help of Cambridge-based architect Maryann Thompson, a Boston couple transforms an old New England saltbox into a dream home.

Hard cheese

Bad Breath? Chew on This.

We’ve all been there. Your talking to someone and they slowly back away. You start to think, do I smell? Well, the truth is, you just might. […]