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Angela Athena Mats

Managing Editor

Home & Property

Spaces: Gold Mine

A young family’s gilded Newton dining room serves as a gem for special occasions.


Parting Shot: Private Party

The two shut down the Back Bay’s exclusive ‘Quin House for an intimate celebration.


Destination: Washington, DC

Dazzling cherry blossoms, world-class dining, and a trove of cultural gems make for an ideal spring getaway to the country’s capital.

Home & Property

Obsessions: New Moon, New Beginnings

The stars aligned when Dava Muramatsu reopened Matsu, the apparel and home-accessories boutique she co-owns on Beacon Hill.

Home & Property

Obsessions: Wine Trailblazers

Urban Grape cofounders Hadley and TJ Douglas are shaking up the wine industry—one bottle at a time.

Home & Property

Shuck It

East Boston Oysters’ Alexis Cervasio finds a way to keep the party going.


Not Ready to Leave the Living Room?

All you need is the Internet and a little imagination to enjoy these virtual day trips.

Home & Property

Yard Work

Ellisha Alexina blends ancient techniques with modern touches to create one-of-a-kind fabrics.

Home & Property

Spaces: A Step Up

Squarehouse Studios designs a clever mudroom for a family home.

Arts & Entertainment

18 Ways to Get the Most out of College Town USA

Fun classes, big-name speakers, and luxe amenities for everyone (not just students).


So You Want to Clear Your Head

When doctor’s orders call for peace, quiet, and absolutely no cell phones, these soulful sojourns are the best medicine.

Home & Property

Pretty Meets Practical

In this shared, female-friendly space, members can find beauty—and productivity—in the details.


Real Wedding: Nicole Doucette & Justin Candon

While searching for a venue, the couple fell in love with Hildene—the former summer home of Abraham Lincoln’s son Robert.