Alene Bouranova

Associate Managing Editor

Alene Bouranova is a Pacific Northwest native and a BU alum. She covers lifestyle, culture, and the arts in the greater Boston area. She lives in Brookline with her plants and an IKEA French press.

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Travel

Where the Crowds Aren’t: Chebeague Island

Plan a late-summer getaway to this Maine island, where cocktails and quiet shores await.

Home & Property

Found Art: Canvas Efforts

Jordan Seaberry harnesses the power of imagery in his paintings.

Home & Property

Making a Mark

Interior designer Tiffany LeBlanc creates a home worthy of the owner’s playful aesthetic.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Seven can’t-miss things to do, see, and read this month.

Weddings

The Ringer

Whether your dream sparkler calls for an east-west cut, a hidden halo setting, or a gem-encrusted band, custom jeweler Hannah Florman can make it happen.

Weddings

The Menu Masters

East Meets West Catering will design the perfect menu for your wedding, no matter the order.

Weddings

Real Wedding: Amy Magill & Ryan Brown

Black Bow Events took the wedding planning reins from this suddenly expecting couple.

Weddings

Best of Boston Weddings 2019

Wedding planning doesn’t need to be stressful. Armed with our annual guide to the region’s finest shops and services, it’s as easy as learning your ABCs.

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Arts & Entertainment

Photos: What You Missed at Boston Calling 2019

The tenth edition of the music-and-food festival has arrived.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Seven can’t-miss things to do, see, and read this month.

Travel

Boston Traveler: Block Island

With miles of beaches and hiking trails, buzzy nightlife—and did we mention beaches?—it’s easy to choose your adventure on Block Island this summer.

Arts & Entertainment

Your Guide to All the Local Talent at Boston Calling 2019

A Northeastern student, some Best of Boston winners, and others with Massachusetts ties will be taking the stage this weekend.

Home & Property

New England Made: Take Me to the River

Maine-based Old Town Canoe builds handcrafted vessels along the Penobscot.

Arts & Entertainment

The MFA and the BPL Teamed Up on a Toulouse-Lautrec Exhibit

The city’s cultural institutions want you to learn more about those beloved dorm posters.

Home & Property

New England Made: The Iron Chefs

Amaral Industries fabricates top-shelf metalwork from its Bellingham workshop.