Brittany Jasnoff

Seen a Cool Tattoo Lately?

Fast becoming a fixture among the city’s dermally decorated elite, 21-year-old tattoo artist Danny LaFace has inked his life- and death-themed designs on a bevy of local hotshots, including the Celtics’ Gabe Pruitt (a skull with a crown and wings)…

The Ultimate: Hot Chocolate

* * * * * L.A. Burdick Chocolate Café With strong, clean, tongue-coating flavor and complex, fruity undertones, the shop’s not-too-saccharine dark and milk chocolate blends steamroll the competition. An amalgam of piping-hot whole milk, shaved house chocolate (Burdick’s custom…

Take it Off

PREP WORK  Beaucage Salon’s Katherine Silva recommends making the pilgrimage to an aesthetician once a month, starting six months before the wedding. "You want your body to be used to the treatment," she says. Resist the urge to tweeze or…

One Last Thing: The Head of the Charles's Floating Traffic Cops

Even as the crush of its 300,000 cheering spectators ties up traffic on nearby roadways, the world-renowned Head of the Charles Regatta (10/18–10/19) transforms Boston’s normally serene river into something of an aquatic autobahn. Helping keep its 7,500 rowers in…

One Last Thing: The Head of the Charles's Floating Traffic Cops

Even as the crush of its 300,000 cheering spectators ties up traffic on nearby roadways, the world-renowned Head of the Charles Regatta (10/18–10/19) transforms Boston’s normally serene river into something of an aquatic autobahn. Helping keep its 7,500 rowers in…

In the Clear

Prenuptial stress can wreak havoc on your complexion. To preserve your skin (and your sanity), remember that the best defense is a good offense, advise skin savior Violet Mkhitaryan of Violet Skin Boutique on Newbury Street, and Cambridge dermatologist Ranella…