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.


I Tried It: The Digital Detox

Is it really possible to unplug for a day?

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Waltham and Worcester Had Some of November’s Fastest-Growing Rent Prices

A new report from Zumper indicates both cities jumped 15.7 percent since last year.

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Fixer-Upper Friday: A Grand Greek Revival in Danvers

This gracious home dates back to 1826.

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This Nantucket House Just Became the State’s Most Expensive Sale of the Year

The 63-acre estate known as “Swain’s Neck” recently closed for $25 million.

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Five Huge Open Houses in Wellesley to See This Weekend

Four bedrooms? Seven bedrooms? Take your pick.

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On the Market: A Cute Little A-Frame in Vermont

The ultimate winter weekend getaway has arrived.

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A Stunning Modern Furniture Auction Is Coming to Town

Score deals on Eames chairs, Knoll tables, and more at Skinner’s this month.


The South End’s Newest Hotel Is Now Open

It’s inside a midcentury building that was once a YWCA.

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On the Market: Lexington’s “Big Dig House”

It’s built with more than 600,000 pounds of reclaimed steel and concrete from the highway project.

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When Flattening the West End Was Just a Dirty, Dangerous Summer Job

“I nearly collapsed the first day.”

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Either-Or: A Connecticut Cape vs. Charlestown’s Cutest Condo

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

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On the Market: An 1850s Jewel in Mattapoisett

With a guest cottage in the backyard.

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On the Market: A Cozy Lake House in New Hampshire

Where you can warm up by the fire after spending the morning ice skating.

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On the Market: A Sleek, Minimalist Abode in Southie

Dorchester Heights is just beyond the front door.

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Fixer-Upper Friday: A Castle-Like Construction in Providence

This sprawling six-bedroom will be fit for a king—eventually.