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

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.

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.