Sasha Issenberg

A Philistine in the Shingle Museum

The bumper stickers read “Gut Fish, Not Houses.” And as the Nantucket homeowner who helped inspire them has learned, in some historic neighborhoods, your remodeling team had better include a good lawyer. The Nantucket Historic District Commission meets for its…

Lost in Translation

An expert claims we’re not hearing the real Dice-K. For all the interviews he’s given, Boston (and the rest of the English-speaking world) may be getting a skewed sense of what Daisuke Matsuzaka has to say. The problem, according to…

Travel: Quick Weekend Getaways: Chesapeake City, MD

Overall vibe: At the head of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, seafaring container ships pass through the middle of a quaint Victorian canal town. What to do/see: The town’s lifeline is a canal (the world’s third busiest) linking the Chesapeake and Delaware…