Best of Boston


2002 BEST Move

Cornel West

The departure of noted Harvard hip-hop scholar Cornel West for Princeton read more»

1999 BEST Move

Mitt Romney’s to Utah

If Mitt cleans up the Salt Lake City Olympics, maybe he can run for the Senate again—this time, from Utah—without having to run against a Kennedy. read more»

1995 BEST Move

Peter Berlandi, Weld’s chief fundraiser

After resigning his controversial gigs as a consultant to two large Big Dig contractors, Berlandi, a Democrat, landed in clover with a $5,000-a-month contract with the Republican Governors Association. read more»

1994 BEST Move



Nuts About Beauty, our favorite purveyor of natural body-care products and feel-good ephemera, has changed its name and moved to Newbury Street. read more»

1994 BEST Move

Butch Hobson’s Ex-Moustache

It gives the Red Sox that much less of him to fire. read more»

1994 BEST Move

The one the Globe put on former business editor now reporter Stephen Bailey

The one the Globe put on former business editor now reporter Stephen Bailey, whose idea of editing the page was sometimes likened to a drive-by shooting of the business community. read more»

1990 BEST Move

Roche-Bobois’s move from Lewis Wharf to 585 Commercial Street

The large, airy space makes all that contemporary furniture look great. The free parking makes you feel great. read more»

1986 BEST Move, Food

Allegro owner Jim Burke’s decision to bring his style of cooking into the city from Waltham. read more»

1986 BEST Move

George Lewis’s buying 29 Newbury after the previous owners shut it down. read more»

1986 BEST Move, Noble

Art dealer Nina Nielsen’s attempt to place a major collection of Jackson Pollock drawings in Boston permanently by offering a 25 percent discount to collectors who agreed to donate their purchases to the MFA. read more»