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Sandwiches!

There’s never been a better time to be a pastrami-worshiping, Parmesan-loving, prosciutto-craving sandwich eater in this town. The best of the city, served between two slices of bread.

Features

Spoiler Alert

Elizabeth Warren swears she’s not running for president. That may be true, but she’s sure doing a terrible job of it. The war for the soul of the Democratic Party is about to begin—right in our backyard.

The Life in Our Stars

Cambridge scientists are leading the search for inhabitable (and maybe even inhabited) planets, and they hope to find one…in our lifetime.

Departments

News

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Let It Snow

A close by-the-numbers examination of how we take on winter, and how winter takes on us.

Restaurants

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It's Electric

When it comes to the pour-over coffee vessel Chemex, there are a few things even the staunchest coffee snobs may not know.

Photograph by Chelsea Kyle

Coffee on Wheels

Nowadays, you needn’t visit a brick-and-mortar coffee shop for a high-end caffeine fix.

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Tastemaking: Building Buzz

Patrick Barter’s homegrown operation is turning out the most in-demand coffee in Boston, one meticulously roasted batch at a time.

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Bring the Coffee Bar Home

Ready to up your caffeine ritual? The city’s premier beansmiths share their home-brewing wisdom—and divulge the gadgets they swear by to get the job done.

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Dining Out: Fairsted Kitchen

When Mediterranean-leaning cuisine meets grandmother-chic décor, a cozy, friendly, and mostly cohesive neighborhood restaurant emerges.

Fashion & Style

Arts & Entertainment

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Cultural Calendar

Your monthly guide to this month’s events including the Boston Science Film Festical, Frozen on Ice and more.

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Welcome, J.Law

It’s true: Jennifer Lawrence will be in town this month working on her latest film. To celebrate her arrival, we created a custom travel guide.