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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.

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.


The Party Starter

Frontman Jason Silverman, of Boston-based Hot Mess, is always ready to rock.

Home & Property

New England Made: Sound and Color

Woburn’s U-Turn Audio cranks out turntables that look good and sound even better.


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.


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.


The Menu Masters

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


Real Wedding: Amy Magill & Ryan Brown

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


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.