Rachel Baker'S latest stories

Because Once A Day Just Isn't Enough

We get it. Like a lover who just can’t get enough of our regular weekday rendezvous, you suffer from Bostonista separation anxiety between our daily(-ish) posts. To that we say, right back at you. We miss your sassy, knowing eyes…

Bostonista Snoops: What's in your bag?

On an icy Wednesday afternoon at the Pru, Bostonista snooped inside the bags of 10 satisfied shoppers. See the rest in our slideshow.

Night Lines: Minibar Opening Party

As you’ve probably figured out by now, we’re always up for a cocktail party. Especially when it’s celebrating the opening of a swish nightspot located but a stone’s throw from our office. At last night’s Minibar kick-off soiree, the guest…

Bostonista Wrestles: The Tech Detox

Rachel Baker and Sascha de Gersdorff get wired up about their technology-eschewing resolutions. Rachel: Hey Sascha, Happy Thursday! Sascha: Happy Thursday… and Happy New Year! Rachel: Right back at ya! So, the last time I checked you were (sort of)…

Sale Away: Focus on the Saving (Not the Spending)

Thankfully, we have absolutely no patience whatsoever. You see, we had reconciled to wait until after Christmas to do our sale shopping, which is what we’ve done in years past, and we always cleaned up real nice. But a couple…

What’s In Store: Pawsh Dog Boutique

It has all the essentials of any trendy boutique: funky t-shirts, stylish apparel, fun accessories, fragrance sprays, fun toys, and hip bedding. But at Pawsh, it’s all for dogs. Back Bay’s only dog boutique opened last month just a few…

Eagerly Awaiting the ANTM FINALE

It’s that time of year again. Tomorrow night a new America’s Next Top Model will be crowned and too-sweet-for-comfort Whitney’s unmerited stint as the reigning champ will finally come to a much-appreciated end. With such a weighty decision looming on…

Homegrown, White House-Caliber Pups Make TV Debut!

Ahead of the curve as usual, we first discovered breeder Denise Ronayne‘s well-mannered Yorkshire terrier pups almost two years ago. This morning, just when we thought that we (and the rest of America) had reached cute puppy overload, we got…

Bostonista Loves: Mommy Fashion

Yes, the life of a Bostonista involves many perks, many of which come from sitting the next cube over from Chowder: Impromptu pumpkin pie tastings, the introduction to our new favorite citrus, free booze. And since Chowder became a mother…

Bostonista Gets Between the Sheets

Bostonista is not one to jump into bed with just anyone, but, let’s just say, if this anyone happened to have the linens showcased at Frette’s grand opening soiree last Thursday night, his chances may have possibly increased a couple…