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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.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

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

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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.


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.


The Bridesmaid Buff

Brittan Brilly on the most flattering styles, ’maid drama, and why the bride shouldn’t always be in charge.


The Groom Guru

Blank Label’s Aoife O’Flaherty on the perks of going custom.

Home & Property

Obsessions: All Together Now

JSGDs Jessica Maniatis shares the things that inspire her.

Home & Property

Spaces: Baby Grand

Designer Craig Nealy’s Back Bay studio is a lesson in living small without sacrificing style.

Home & Property

Obsessions: Wild Flower

For Pollen Floral Design’s Krissy Price, all the world’s a garden.

Home & Property

Spaces: A Room for a View

Helmed by Moskow Linn Architects, a student workshop in Norwich, Vermont, results in a one-of-a-kind building.


Real Wedding: Meg Bailey & Ethan Schwelling

Draw inspiration from their stylish celebration.


The Portrait Pro

Nervous laughter, inclement weather, the chronically camera-shy—Zev Fisher has seen it all, and knows how to make it work for your wedding photos.