Alene Bouranova

Editorial Assistant

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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Home & Property

New England Made: The Iron Chefs

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

Pepperland Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Seven can’t-miss things to do and see in February.

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Weddings

The Calligraphy Master: Li Ward

From save-the-dates to cocktail menus, calligrapher Li Ward knows how to bring color and personality to your wedding stationery.

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Weddings

Sweet Escapes

From Australia’s Whitsunday Islands all the way to the other Portland, these buzzy destinations make for perfect postwedding getaways.

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Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Seven can’t-miss things to do and see in December.

Home & Property

New England Made: Tight-Knit

Brunswick’s Maine Woolens keeps a family business—and a state tradition—alive.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

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

Arts & Entertainment

Join the Culture Club

Your guide to the best in theater, music, art, and more from September through November.

Home & Property

Obsessions: Paradise Found

Good’s Paul Niski discovers his perfect match in New England design.

Home & Property

New England Made: Coast and Kiln

Inspired by the ocean, Kimberly Huestis creates wearable ceramic beauties.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Can’t-miss things to do and see in Boston this August.

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Weddings

The Dancing Queen: Kendall Sealey

Whether you’re trying to waltz or cha-cha your way into marriage, DB Studios’ Kendall Sealey knows the steps to get you there.

Arts & Entertainment

The Emerson Colonial Theatre Is Reopening Just in Time for Moulin Rouge

A multi-year update comes together for a new pre-Broadway run.

News

What Do Tourists Think of Boston in the Age of Trump?

We ask foreign sightseers what they think of Boston in the age of Trump.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Can’t-miss things to do and see in Boston this month.