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Lisa Weidenfeld

Senior Digital Editor at Boston Magazine

Lisa Weidenfeld joined the Boston magazine team in 2015, and has written about the arts, politics, city life, and more.

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City Life

I’ve Given It Some Thought, and Space Savers Are Good Now

It has nothing to do with the fact that I got a car.

City Life

Settle in with Some Hot Chocolate and Read the Best Longreads of the Year

What better way to pass some time before 2021 begins?

City Life

What I Miss Most: Standing in a Giant Crowd of Strangers

As the pandemic winds endlessly on, communal experiences seem further and further away.

despairing cook

Fun Holiday Quarantine Recipes When the Thought of Cooking Makes You Want to Set Your Kitchen on Fire

Cooking inspo has arrived.

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City Life

Five New Hobbies to Distract Yourself from the Horrifying Prospect of a Quarantined Boston Winter

A supremely helpful guide to your next six months and/or years.

candace mcduffie
Arts & Entertainment

Q&A: Candace McDuffie on 50 Rappers Who Changed the World

The Boston-based music journalist has a new book out exploring the history and influence of hip hop.

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City Life

Does Anyone Else Feel like the Only Person Who Stayed inside All Summer?

Social media-induced FOMO during a pandemic is a complicated emotion.

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The Dentist Will Screen You Now

I never feared going to have my teeth cleaned. Then the pandemic hit.

City Life

Five Places to Scream into the Void around Boston

Because that’s where we are right now.

revere beach
Arts & Entertainment

Beaches, Boats, and More: All the Rules You Need to Know as Summer Gets Underway

It’s time for the summer of social distancing.

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City Life

Yes, It’s (Probably) Safe to Keep Going on Walks Outside

Just don’t stroll down the sidewalk arm in arm.

The Ultimate Parents’ Lockdown Guide

How to keep your kids active, educated, and entertained during the coronavirus crisis.

mindy kaling
City Life

Massachusetts, Give the Spotlight to Female Celebs Already

It’s time to stop being Wahlberg central.

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City Life

Can We Ever Really Fix Bad Driving in Boston?

The new hands-free driving legislation aims to stop people from using their phones, but it won’t stop them from being jerks.

The Decade That Was: Boston through the 2010s

How much has the city changed?