Raquel Kaplan

Contributing Digital Editor

Raquel Kaplan is a graduate of Northeastern University. She is an instructor in the First Year Writing Program at Emerson College and a student in the Writing & Publishing MA Program. In her free time, you can find her sipping Earl Grey, marveling at flowers, volunteering with 826 Boston, and practicing Vinyasa yoga in the North End. She has a penchant for pasta and mussels and holds court on her blog, North End Explorer.

Raquel Kaplan'S latest stories

ClockONE's Cutting Edge Technology Translates to Sleek, High-End Design

It runs on the same technology as the Kindle.

You Can Study Jefferson's Gardens at Monticello in Boston

Our third president was a gardener well before he was a politician.

Jill Goldberg Launches Hudson Discovers

A 19-year-old with local roots is the debut designer.

12 Flower Vases for Every Bloom

It's time to take your flower arranging to the next level.

Infusion Furniture Is Modern with a Traditional Twist

And the workshop is in Milton.

18 Accessories Inspired by Americana Lifestyle

These key red, white, and blue items are tasteful year-round.

HomeGoods Launches an iOS Mobile App

Follow local stores and share home décor products all from your iPhone.

The Ultimate Steak Knives

R. Murphy and Boston HandyWorks collaborate to create a winning product for Food52.

Kerry Joyce Launches a Textured Wallpaper

The collection is now available at The Martin Group in Boston Design Center.

Host the Most Patriotic Party on the Block

Decked out in stars, stripes, red, white, and blue.