Features

Stealing Beauty

Set against the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s lush interiors, spring’s prettiest looks take an artful turn.

Departments

Gone, Baby, Gone

But he can’t stay away. Dennis Lehane left Boston for Hollywood, but you can’t take the city out of the writer.

Not in Newton’s Back Yard

Well-heeled progressives champion liberal ideals, including housing the homeless. Just don’t try it in their neighborhood.

News

March Mascot Madness

Who cares about that other NCAA tournament? All we wanted to know was: In a fight to the death, which New England mascot would prevail? As you’d expect, the battle got nasty.

The Gronk You're With

Known for her Rob Gronkowski–based erotica, The Gronking to Remember, ebook writer Lacey Noonan creates an exclusive post-football-season story for Boston.

Restaurants

Sea Change

Select Oyster Bar brings globe-hopping seafood dishes to the Back Bay.

Time to Eat in Watch City

Waltham is becoming a dining and drinking destination in its own right. Ahead, your road map to what’s open now and what’s coming soon.

The Cure

If you thought that local chefs’ love affair with all things meaty, spreadable, and curable was yesterday’s news, think again. The charcuterie scene’s exciting newcomers, right this way.

Dining Out: Comedor

Newton’s lively, Chilean-influenced bar/restaurant has plenty of unusual items to draw diners—but can it keep them coming back?

Down to Earth

To add savory complexity to cocktails, ­bartenders are increasingly using produce-infused juices, ­syrups, and spirits. Ahead, six new ways to drink your ­vegetables.

Fashion & Style

Pack Mentality

A closer look at a richly textured python backpack by Joel Storella that screams opulence without saying a word.

Full Circle

Channel Brigitte Bardot and Jackie O. with these fresh round sunglasses, updated with studs, cutouts, and bold prints.

Phoenix Rising

Dava Muramatsu’s refined bohemian style finds a home in the suburbs.

Lashing Out

In a city of augmented fringe, Courtney Hollands joins the fray of eyelash enhancement.

Health

Arts & Entertainment

Cultural Calendar

Your monthly guide to this month’s events including secret flower sculptures, Neil Diamond, and more.