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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 Brighton with her plants and an IKEA French press.


Destination: Connecticut Wine Trail

Grade-A wine country and vineyards are just a short (and scenic) drive away from Boston.


Sip & See

Looking to wine and dine your honeymoon away? These locales have you covered.


Destination: San Diego

Enjoy sunshine and sophistication in the Golden State.

Arts & Entertainment

31 Things To See, Do, and Hear This Spring

(And no, they’re not all virtual—hooray!)

Home & Property

Department: Going With the Grain

Boston’s Cannon Hill Woodworking constructs striking, fully bespoke dining tables and more.


The Blueprint Maker

When it comes to planning your big day, the Wedding Kickstarter’s Erin Davies can help as much—or as little—as you’d like.


Adventure Time

In the mood for an action-packed outdoorsy honeymoon? Try one of these destinations on for size.


The Hair Master

Jenny Luu knows how to craft styles you’ll be swooning over long after you say “I do.”


The Sweets Supplier

Lizzie Johnson, of Lizzie’s Bakery, is just as excited about desserts as you are.

Home & Property

Woven Together

Jadine Greenaway and Sheila Galligan launch two textile-forward ventures.

Home & Property

Turning the Page

Retired Poggenpohl designer Rosemary Porto shares a few of her favorite things.

Home & Property

Return of the Century

Interior designer Nikki Dalrymple restores a 19th-century Somerville home to its former glory.

Home & Property

Spaces: A Private Paradise

Zen Associates revamps an expansive terrace in the Back Bay.

Home & Property

Destination: Seattle

There’s more than just coffee in this Upper-Left gem.

Home & Property

Stay a While

Trendy hotel chain CitizenM lands in Boston.