Madeline Bilis


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

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.

Home & Property

Has COVID Mover’s Remorse Already Set in?

Can’t-miss buying opportunities, coupled with a healthy dose of mover’s remorse, are starting to send people back to Boston again in droves. Better get in now before it’s too late.

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Five Under-the-Radar Boston Landmarks You Should Check Out

It’s a good time to take a detour.


Five Scenic Winter Walks That’ll Make You Feel Like You’re in a Boston-Themed Snow Globe

There has to be some upside to all that shoveling.

Arts & Entertainment

Where to Go to Have Fun in the Snow around Boston

The temperature may have dropped, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still plenty of ways to get some fresh air close to home.

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You Can Walk Through a Maze-Like “Sunflower House” in Vermont This Month

Forget sunflower fields. This summer is for exploring sunflower hallways.

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Five Family-Friendly Things to Do on Cape Cod This Summer

There’s plenty of fresh-air fun to be had, from Dennis to Eastham.

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10 Places to Go for a Hike This Summer in Massachusetts

For when you’ve already explored every inch of the Blue Hills.


Spend a Day Hiking, Picnicking, and Stargazing on a Central Massachusetts Day Trip

Venturing beyond 128 has its rewards—namely, mountain-climbing, stargazing, and one very satisfying chili dog.


Enjoy Delicious Food and Historic Hikes on a North Shore Day Trip

Think summer here is all about crowded beaches and greenheads? Think again.


Explore Seaside Trails and Outdoor Art on a South Coast Day Trip

The South Shore and the Cape might hog the summertime spotlight, but the cities and towns surrounding Buzzards Bay shouldn’t be overlooked.


So You Want to Get Your Heart Pumping

Climb a mountain, bag a grouse, soar through the trees—how to make this autumn epic.


I Spent a Year Hiking 160 Miles Through Massachusetts. Here’s What I Learned

Writing a hiking guidebook gifted me more than just trail knowledge.

Home & Property

Either-Or: An Airy Cambridge Condo vs. a Sunny South Shore Abode

It’s amazing what a few miles will do to the market.


Boston Traveler: Toronto

Snack, shop, and soak up the views in Canada’s most eclectic city.