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The Boston Tech 30

Our picks for the most influential movers, shakers, thinkers, and connectors on the local technology scene right now.


A Tale of Two Rivers

The Charles was a cesspool for centuries until we finally cleaned it up. Why can’t we do the same with the Mystic?

Fall Real Estate Guide: City Living

Ready to make a move? We asked local real estate experts for their predictions on when to buy, sell, or hold. Consider this your real estate crystal ball.


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Life of the Party

Faced with the likes of Donald Trump and Curt Schilling, can Republican Governor Charlie Baker save the MassGOP from extinction?


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Yea or Nay?

Combat national-election angst with a dose of local activism. Here’s our at-a-glance guide to Massachusetts’ November ballot questions.


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Moving Up a Notch

Meet the husband-and-wife team behind Salem’s newest taproom—and the session beers you’ll be drinking this Oktoberfest.

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Orchard in a Glass

Who needs apple picking when you can drink your fruit instead? Ahead, four wines crafted from New England’s bounty.

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Dining Out: Little Big Diner

East meets MetroWest at David Punch and Daniel Scott’s offbeat gem of a ramen shop, creating a downtown-cool urban oasis in—where else?—Newton Centre.

Fashion & Style

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The Lust Lineup: Wild West

From the cowboy-inspired patches on Dolce & Gabbana’s collared shirts to the western flair of Valentino’s intricate embroidery, menswear heads to the frontier this fall.

Home & Property


Arts & Entertainment

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The Guide: Urban Leaf Peeping

At Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum, 281 acres of greenery that straddle Jamaica Plain and Roslindale, outdoor enthusiasts and nature novices alike can rejoice in the splendor of autumn without leaving city limits.