Behind the Scenes of The Hunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

In the September issue, we published more of Massachusetts State Police Sergeant Sean Murphy’s dramatic Dzhokhar Tsarnaev manhunt photos. Here, we present those images as well as a selection of others that did not run in the print edition.

A Tale of Two Schools

In a struggling neighborhood filled with kids from struggling families, two of the city’s worst-performing schools are on diverging paths.

Clean Sweep

Can Doug Rubin—known for his willingness to do the unglamorous work that’s required to win—build the state’s next great Democratic dynasty?

Sea Change

Fall’s fresh coats make a bold statement. Find the gorgeous outerwear you won’t want to take off—on land or at sea.



The Cure

Local firm Third Rock Ventures has an idea that might make it easier to get groundbreaking therapies to patients—and revive the biotech industry here in Boston.


Where the Buoys Are

Fear and self-loathing on the Provincetown ferry, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the gay ghetto.



Divine Intervention

Tim DeChristopher, ‘America’s most creative climate criminal,’ starts at Harvard this fall.



Pasta, Pronto

Meet the Rolls-Royce of pasta makers: the Arcobaleno pasta extruder.


Killer Quinas

The category of fortified wines known as quinquinas has become a bartender favorite.


Pickling 101

There’s no time like now to stock up at the farmers’ market and start jarring.

Fashion & Style


Natural Wonders

There’s quite a curious collection of skulls, antlers, fossils, and plants at Seed to Stem in Worcester.


Head of the Class

Today’s coeds are going for a new, polished look that involves mixing textures and designers and piling on the layers.


Sixties Redux

Fifty years ago, architecture and home décor went modern—an approach that continues to enchant us five decades later.

Home & Property


Get the Look

These contemporary pieces capture the ’60s spirit, but are decidedly styled for the here and now.



It's Alive

Local researchers are using 3-D printers to develop living tissue that could change patients’ lives.


Child's Play

Physical activity may kick-start kids’ brains and help them stay focused at school.

Arts & Entertainment


The Turbanator

A look under the hood of this season’s hottest new musical, The Jungle Book.