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Restaurants

The Not-So-Amazing Race: Boston Restaurants Scramble for Patio Heaters

As the weather cools, a mad rush ignites. But desperate operators still won’t be saved by al fresco dining alone.


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Arts & Entertainment

Q&A: Candace McDuffie on 50 Rappers Who Changed the World

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City Life

Does Anyone Else Feel like the Only Person Who Stayed inside All Summer?

Restaurants

Where to Find the Best Dumplings in Boston Right Now


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Home & Property

On the Market: A French-Inspired Chateau in Sturbridge

This single-family is listed for $699,900.

Restaurants

11 Halloween Candy-Inspired Things to Eat and Drink at Boston Restaurants

Takeout is the new trick-or-treating thanks to candy corn ice cream, Skittles-covered doughnuts, and Snickers-inspired cocktails.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Midcentury Modern Ranch in Lynnfield

Cook up dinner under the kitchen skylights and look through the wall of glass at the heated outdoor pool.

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Travel

Indulge Your Taste for the Macabre on a Tour of Abandoned Medical Facilities

Just be respectful while you’re at it.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Sparkling Single-Family in Somerville

Built in 2020, this fresh new build sports salvaged pine beams and two separate wet bars.

Restaurants

Nine Pumpkin Spice-Inspired Plates to Try Around Boston

Hold the PSL. Order these raviolis, pancakes, and ice cream scoops instead.


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The Summer of Social Distancing

The Summer of Social Distancing

What you need to know to make the most of a very unusual summer in Boston.


City Life

How a “Dunkies”-Toting Early Voter at Fenway Became an Instant Boston Star

The ultimate Boston voter has been located.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Super-Swanky Apartment at One Dalton in Back Bay

It comes furnished, decorated, and, yes, equipped with room service and housekeeping.

Life & Style

Photos: An Emerald Evening In

Check out scenes from the October 14, 2020, event.

Travel

Drive around Massachusetts to Find These Five Idyllic Covered Bridges

From UFO sightings and small-town charm, to waterfalls and dazzling foliage, these local icons are worth the trip.

City Life

7 News Anchor Alaina Pinto Says She Was Fired for Appearing in Hubie Halloween

She appeared briefly in the Adam Sandler Netflix movie as a fictional reporter.

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Arts & Entertainment

Why Are So Many Scary Movies Set in New England?

Hollywood loves to make horror films here. Why? Consider our region’s haunted history—and how well we look the part.

City Life

Boston Is Among the Nation’s “Rattiest Cities,” and It’s Only Getting Rattier

The rat population boom has landed us near the top of the list in a new report.

Home & Property

On the Market: An Antique Castle in Newport

Calling all local royalty looking for a new pad.

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Home & Property

With Evictions Slated to Restart, Questions Fly about Baker’s New Plan

“It is quite frankly a drop in the bucket,” says City Life/Vida Urbana executive director Lisa Owens.

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