Alyssa Giacobbe

The Treasure Trail

How to navigate Cape Cod’s flea markets, from Falmouth to Wellfleet.

On Location: Inman Square

Inman Square has retained the bohemian feel that’s drawn hippie kids to places like Ryles jazz club since the ’70s.

Sextracurricular Activities

When an abstinence club at Harvard got a little too preachy, a student group sprang up to defend a campus activity few thought would ever be imperiled: college kids having sex.

Puff Daddy

A Harvard biomedical engineer has come up with a new kind of dining experience, one that has the potential to revolutionize how we look at food—or at least our oral fixations.

Steve Carell on Aisle Five

For years, celebrities– like the guy from Aerosmith– have flocked to Marshfield to fade into the idyll of this South Shore hamlet. But ever since Steve Carell bought the old general store, the townsfolk have been in an uncharacteristic tizzy.

My Zen is Better Than Your Zen

With conspicuous consumption now considered ill-advised at best, seeking inner peace has become the one-upsmanship du jour.

The Bling Job

Alpha Omega founder Raman Handa shocked a lot of people when he mysteriously vanished last December, leaving his associates bewildered and his reputation tarnished. One year later, though, it looks as if the real mystery is how he could have kept the seamier side of his glitzy watch business hidden for so long.