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.

Arts & Entertainment

There’s a Retroactive Book Award Competition Tonight

To decide the best book from 100 years ago.


TBT: Guy Fawkes Day in Early Boston

Remember, remember the fifth of November.

Arts & Entertainment

There’s a Class on How to Lose Your Boston Accent

It’s a workshop with a speech pathologist.

Arts & Entertainment

Louisa May Alcott Checked Out Books at the Boston Athenaeum

You can see the exact copies on Monday.

Home & Property

Five Ways to Complete Your Mudroom

Shelves, check. Coat hooks, check. Next?

Home & Property

There’s a Website That Tells You If Anyone’s Died in Your House

It’s called

Arts & Entertainment

Happy Birthday, Internet!

Throw back to some retro animated gifs.


MassChallenge Startups Take $1.5M

At the sixth annual award ceremony.


TBT: The Arrest of Boston’s Murderous Nursemaid

’Jolly’ Jane Toppan’s list of victims stopped growing 114 years ago.


COS Is Opening on Newbury Street

It’s replacing American Apparel.


TBT: ‘Old Ironsides’ Was Launched in the Harbor 218 Years Ago

Happy sort of birthday!

Arts & Entertainment

A Wax Museum Is Coming to Boston


Arts & Entertainment

An Edgar Allan Poe Documentary Is Being Made in Boston

It wants to reach its Kickstarter goal by Halloween.


TBT: When the First Modern Hotel in America Opened in Boston

It was called the Tremont House.

Arts & Entertainment

A Creepy Boston To-Do List

The most disturbing ways to spend your time in the city.