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Madeline Bilis


Madeline Bilis was an associate editor at Boston magazine. She studied journalism at Emerson College and grew up in an exciting town outside of Worcester.


A New England Traveler’s Guide to Asheville, North Carolina

This southern city comes alive in April with brewery crawls, hiking, and lots and lots of art.

Home & Property

22 Stores to Shop for Furniture in Boston

From high-end showrooms to bargain basements, these local shops to help furnish your home.

Arts & Entertainment

The Top Haunted Houses in Massachusetts

From hayrides to haunted mansions to ghost tours, 15 killer attractions within driving distance from Boston. Boo!

Life & Style

The Ultimate Fall New England Bucket List for 2023

48 unforgettable activities to do this season, from spectacular adventures (hot-air ballooning, skydiving) to simpler pleasures (sunrise canoeing, ceramics).

Home & Property

It’s Time to Prune Your Hydrangeas, According to the “Hydrangea Whisperer”

The fine gardener at the Chatham Bars Inn has four tips for New Englanders right now.


How To Make The Most of Cape Cod’s Hydrangea Season

The best places to (literally) stop and smell the flowers.


Seven Spectacular Destinations for New England Glamping

Our favorite luxury camping locations for falling in love with the great outdoors all over again—no tent-pitching experience required.


A Day Tripper’s Guide to Biddeford, Maine

Just 18 miles south of Portland, this York County mill town is gaining a new reputation as a gourmet getaway.


Cold Enough for You?

41 adventures to try before you freeze your *** off.

City Life

Found Art: This Land Is Your Land

Julia S. Powell’s dreamy, nature-inspired works exist in a place only the viewer knows.

Arts & Entertainment

There’s Beauty in Them Thar Blue Hills

Consider this your complete guide to getting lost and finding yourself in the largest park just outside of town.

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Cool Tree Houses You Can Vacation In throughout New England

Take time off among the timber.

Home & Property

New England Made: The Magic Touch

Metalworker Erica Moody crafts singular serving pieces from her antique barn in Maine.

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City Life

My Cuffy’s Cape Cod Sweatshirt Will Never Die, and Neither Will Yours

An ode to the iconic star of Cape Cod fashion.

Arts & Entertainment

Five Brutalist Buildings to Admire That Aren’t City Hall

There are plenty of examples of the iconic architecture style in the area.