Donna Garlough

A Hub shop specializes in the decorative elements of old.

The Enlightenment

A Charlestown metalworking shop illuminates some of the region’s grandest spaces.


Setting the Scene

Five of the area’s premier wedding planners reveal which venues top their lists.

family feuds

The Parent Traps

Avoid family fights leading up to the big day.


Smooth Operators

Three jiggle-busting therapies.


Taster’s Choice

Four local catering companies create “surf and turf” wedding entrées.

Two globetrotters bring adventurous style—and a trove of eclectic furnishings—to their Boston home. 

Donna Garlough uses her head to re-imagine a dilapidated kitchen as the heart of her new Charlestown home.

The Big Picture

The spots that’ll get you the most memorable shots.

Playing Muse

Boston’s premier couturiers to each dream up a $3,000 dress.

wedding conflicts

In Tact

Donna Garlough offers guidance for the toughest wedding situations.

The No-Deprivation Diet

Have your cake and eat it too.

The Beacon Hill residence of British Consul General PHILIP BUDDEN is a study in work/life balance.

Some of the country’s finest furniture is quietly made in McLaughlin Upholstery’s unassuming Everett warehouse.

DONNA GARLOUGH sniffs out—and samples considerable quantities of—the state’s finest cheddars and blues. Plan your own trip with our resource information.