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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Weddings

Sweet Escapes

Forget St. Barts or Paris—from Rhode Island’s peaceful shores to the Arizona desert, try these honeymoon destinations on for size.

Weddings

Wedding Experts: The Music Maven

Ensure a pitch-perfect wedding with help from Intermezzo Players’ Beth Welty.

Panda Flaherty, 26, from the South Shore, thinks he "Looks like a minion"
Arts & Entertainment

What It’s Like to Be at Boston Calling

We asked. You answered.

Fans walk in front of a ferris wheel at Boston Calling
Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Live Blog

Our coverage of the city’s biggest music festival.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

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

Home & Property

New England Made: Element of Design

Rhode Island’s O&G Studio brings a “wood-first” approach to furniture making.

Home & Property

Obsessions: In the Cards

Shop owners Erin Heath and Rose Mattos reveal a few things they love.

News

Boston’s Anchor

WCVB’s Maria Stephanos on embarrassing moments and dealing with haters.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

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

super troopers
Arts & Entertainment

Catching up with the Super Troopers

The squad’s back 17 years later, and battling Canadians.

Home & Property

Obsessions: This Must Be the Place

Justin Power shares some things that inspire his life and work.

Arts & Entertainment

Best Seat in the House

Not all seats are created equal: Your guide to the toughest tickets in town.

Home & Property

Will These Drums Make You a Superstar?

Or at least better than 311.

Home & Property

Spaces: Warm Welcome

Paula Daher turns her kitchen into a bespoke entertaining space.

Weddings

The Craft-Cocktail Queen

The party doesn’t start until the bartender walks in. And when the bartender is WanderLush’s Crystal Mills, it’s all but guaranteed to be an unforgettable bash.