Kevin Alexander

On the Prowl with the Cougar Hunters

Meet the cougar hunter. He’s that opportunistic twentysomething infiltrating the classy Back Bay bar, his sights set on a middle-aged conquest. And with him on the loose, the rules of Boston’s dating scene are turned upside down.

The Love Techs

Match.com has Dr. Phil. The former math geeks behind Cambridge’s OkCupid think they have something much better: the formula for finally taking all the sketchiness out of online dating. Floyd’s 99 Barbershop in the Back Bay is a chain, but…

What's in Store: Jack Spade

Kate’s other half brings guy stuff to Newbury Street. The JFK to Kate Spade’s modern Jackie O aesthetic, Jack Spade has finally opened its first store outside Manhattan. Located in the basement of its feminine counterpart’s Newbury boutique, the 300-square-foot…

What's in Store: Jack Spade

Kate’s other half brings guy stuff to Newbury Street. The JFK to Kate Spade’s modern Jackie O aesthetic, Jack Spade has finally opened its first store outside Manhattan. Located in the basement of its feminine counterpart’s Newbury boutique, the 300-square-foot…

Junior Achievers

The anxious parent’s answer-filled guide to the Hub’s finest preschools.   Not so long ago, in what was a gentler, more forgiving era, the good children of Boston didn’t face their first make-or-break interview until they were fully formed college…

The Right Private School for Your Kid

A prep school education, as any parent who’s ever signed a tuition check well knows, is a serious investment. And considering the money you’re laying out, not to mention the stress of the application process, you want to ensure your…