Casey Lyons


Best Places to Live 2013: The Boom Is Back!

Boston’s housing market is sizzling again, and it’s a safe bet that things are only going to get hotter.


By the Numbers

Boston real estate stats like walk scores, graduation rates, average income, and more.

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Starting Out

Sky-high prices may shut you out of the posh suburbs and gold-standard neighborhoods, but here are some great sleeper locations for first-time home buyers.

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Best Places to Live: Moving Up

The second kid is on the way and your closets look like an episode of ’Hoarders.’ You need more space, for sure.

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Best Places to Live: Going Huge

You’re the broker’s white whale—but with great resources comes great responsibility…like figuring which swanky town to call home.


Cannabis Commerce

There’s money to be made in medical marijuana.


A Web-Based Fight Against Bike Theft maps and tracks bicycle thefts around town.

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Styrofoam Banned in Boston?

Is the city about to make the polystyrene foam containers illegal?


Cyclist Dies in Allston Intersection Everyone Knows is Dangerous

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Snow Business

New Hampshire ski areas are gearing up for a big year—whether it snows or not.


Why I’m Voting in Favor of Question 3

It’s bordering on immoral to hold the sick and suffering hostage just because we can’t reach our kids.


Get This: Cycling is Safer in Bike Lanes

Painting a white line on the road decreases cycling-related hospital admissions by 50 percent.


City to Cyclists: Your Head Injury Is Your Fault

This ridiculously infuriating new ad campaign should come down right away.

3D Sperm

Living Legacy

It’s now possible to create a child from the eggs or sperm of a deceased partner, but should we?


Is This the End of the Car in Massachusetts?

The state is making a first-in-the-nation move away from automotive transportation.