Madeline Bilis

Associate Editor at Boston Magazine

Madeline Bilis has been a writer and editor at Boston magazine since 2014. She studied journalism at Emerson College and hails from an exciting town outside of Worcester.


It’s a Good Time to Hop on a Plane out of Boston

To take advantage of flight sales.

Arts & Entertainment

There’s a Christmas Tree Bonfire This Weekend

It’s to honor the original purchase of Newbury in 1701.

Arts & Entertainment

A BC Professor Recovered Thousands of Lost Poems About Boston

They were reviewed and compiled by his students.

fannie farmer

TBT: Fannie Farmer’s Revolutionary Cookbook Was Published Today

AKA the ’mother of level measurements.’


Emerson College Has Prohibited the Use of Hoverboards

In part because they’re prone to explosion.


An App from MIT Can Program Everything Around You

It’s called the ‘Reality Editor.’


TBT: When Masked Balls Were Forbidden in Boston

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball plans = foiled.

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The Weirdest Thing That Happened This Week

Video of a Cape Cod mailman being chased by turkeys went viral.


Freebird Will Get Rid of Your Cancelled Flight Nightmares

Just in time for holiday travel.


TBT: Happy Birthday, Arthur Fiedler!

He started the fourth of July concert on the Esplanade.

Arts & Entertainment

Three Ways to Celebrate the Boston Tea Party

In case taxation isn’t your cup of tea.


Massachusetts Pharma (and Guns) Fared Well This Year in the Stock Market

From a list of the top-earning stocks.

Arts & Entertainment

The Best Holiday Decorations Around Town

Decking the halls with lights, bows, and wreaths galore.

Home & Property

Five Spite Houses in New England

They were built out of ill will.

Arts & Entertainment

Four Things You Didn’t Know About Moby-Dick

In the Heart of the Sea premieres tomorrow.