Chris Sweeney

Chris Sweeney, Senior Editor at Boston Magazine

Chris Sweeney is a senior editor at Boston magazine.

Rats
News

Aw, Rats!

They nest in our homes. They breed faster than rabbits. Make no mistake: Boston’s rats are in charge. We just live here.

News

Should Boston Stop Using Cash?

In Boston’s economy, is cash doing more harm than good?

News

The Trump Effect

One year in, many of Boston’s biggest names are feeling the president’s influence—for better or for worse.

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Travel

What’s the Fastest Way to Logan?

You have a lot of options. But none of them is foolproof.

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Travel

Join Logan’s Jet Set

Trade the line at Dunkin’ and the screaming kids at the gate for a leather armchair and a scotch on the rocks.

Arts & Entertainment

The Picturesque World of MIT’s B.D. Colen

He treks from Canada to Cambridge each week, and never forgets his camera.

News

The Highs and Lows of 2017

Our highly opinionated look at the most sublime, sinful, and surprising moments of the year.

Boston Herald
News

Boston Herald Declares Bankruptcy, Sale to Gatehouse Media

The storied newspaper looks like it will be leaving local hands.

Wellness

Sixth Graders Rally Around Classmate with Rare Disease

The Ipswich middle schoolers hope to raise half a million bucks.

News

Elaine Zecher, Talk of the Temple

The city’s most prominent rabbi on breaking the stained-glass ceiling.

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Wellness

Mass. Medical Society Drops Opposition to Physician Assisted Suicide

The medical group is now neutral on the issue.

boston skyline
Arts & Entertainment

The Best Views Around Boston

Head to these spots for breathtaking scenery.

News

How Far Would You Go to Save Your Little Girl?

An Ipswich family’s quest to invent a cure for their youngest daughter’s rare genetic disorder.

News

Guess Who’s Packing at Dinner?

Inside the secret lives of Massachusetts gun owners.

News

The Briefing: Don’t Call Us, Amazon, We’ll Call You

In the competition for Jeff Bezos’s new HQ2, Boston can afford to play hard to get.