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BEST Consultant

2007 BEST Consultant, Feng Shui

Nurturing Spaces


For more than 16 years, Linda Varone has been boosting the chi of Greater Boston’s living spaces with her personal blend of eastern feng shui and western architectural psychology. Taking a balanced approach to color, lighting, and organization, she aims… read more»

2007 BEST Consultant, Green

Green Home Solutions


Increasingly popular in commercial projects, green renovations are still relatively rare for private homes, which is odd, considering they cut utility costs, boost resale value, and, oh yeah, help keep the planet from dying. With more than 25 years’ experience… read more»

2007 BEST Consultant, Art

Barbara Cole Lee + Company


As the longtime chair of the MFA museum school art sale, Boston’s other Barbara Lee—the art consultant, not the gazillionaire—has built it into the largest event of its kind in the country. She brings that same passion to the needs… read more»

1996 BEST Consultant, Educational

Robert Bilello


Need help finding the perfect private school for junior? Bilello worked for nine years as director of secondary school placement at Fessenden, where he developed extensive contacts at secondary schools throughout the country. His honesty will help you sort through… read more»

1983 BEST Consultant, Exercise

Jinx Cahill


A year ago the National Enquirer pointed out that she was responsible for Joan Kennedy’s new, svelte look. Now she’s becoming a mini-fitness empire with her two new salons. read more»

1982 BEST Consultant, Fashion

Tina Sutton


Bonwit’s uses her, and she dresses the women at Channel 7. At least she did when it was run by ‘RKO. read more»

1982 BEST Consultant, Heat System

Webster Home Engineering


Owner Alden Webster is a structural engineer by day, but at night and on weekends he provides the best emergency service around, as well as an impressive in-depth analysis of your home’s system. read more»

1982 BEST Consultant, Exerise

Jinx Cahill


When Star wanted to know how Joan Kennedy lost 20 pounds, the tabloid called Jinx. Thirty-nine years old, Jinx herself used to weigh 40 pounds more than her current 110, and now keeps herself (and her clients) trim with an… read more»

1981 BEST Consultant, Solar-Heat

Dan Dinoto, Cambridge Alternative Power Company


Chances are that, after last winter, you’re beginning to give some serious consideration to solar. Dinoto, who handles solar sales for this Cambridge company, isn’t surprise. “Solar is definitely a thing of the future,” he says. If not the present…. read more»