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Nathan Tavares

Contributor

Nathan Tavares is a writer and former assistant editor of The Improper Bostonian. His fiction debut, A Fractured Infinity, comes out November 1, 2022.

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Travel

26 of the Best Hotels to Stay at in Boston

From former prisons to luxe penthouses, our guide to the city’s best places to stay and play.

Home & Property

A Tale of Scales

Murdough Design builds a grand home with cabin-like comfort on New Hampshire’s Squam Lake.

Arts & Entertainment

Nine Not Terrible Things to Do for a Quarantine Thanksgiving

Months and months into quarantine, it’s time to get creative.

Restaurants

Eight Awesome Winter-Ready Patios for Outdoor Dining in Boston

From greenhouses to illuminated igloos, check out these snug spots that are perfect for sipping hot toddies.

Restaurants

Is Legal Sea Foods Hitting Uncertain Waters?

Legendary owner Roger Berkowitz confirmed the company is in discussions with a corporate restaurant giant.

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Travel

Indulge Your Taste for the Macabre on a Tour of Abandoned Medical Facilities

Just be respectful while you’re at it.

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Travel

Five Hidden-Gem Outdoor Sculpture Parks to Visit on a Quick Trip from Boston

Talk a walk, see some art.

Restaurants

Six Indulgent Ways to Eat Your Feelings Around Boston

2020 has been, well, quite a year. From a bucketful of ice cream to a massive pasta feast, discover delicious ways to sublimate your stress.

Restaurants

For These Restaurants, Indoor Dining Remains Off the Table

Even as Governor Charlie Baker loosens restrictions, some chefs and operators would rather turn away business than bring guests inside.

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Travel

Four Islands with Great Foliage to Visit near Boston

There’s a reason Rhode Island is called the Ocean State.

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Home & Property

On the Market: Lizzie Borden’s Historic “Maplecroft” Mansion

Own a local piece of (macabre) history.

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Travel

Five Motor-Inns and Motel-Inspired Spots for a Retro Road Trip from Boston

Voyaging vintage-style to the Berkshires, Saratoga Springs, and more.

Travel

Boston Traveler: Bar Harbor

Whether your idea of getting back to nature involves hiking through the wilderness or roasting s’mores outside your luxe glamping tent, you’ll find your happy place in this rugged Maine sanctuary by the sea.

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Travel

Five Cool, Abandoned Destinations to Visit on a Day Trip from Boston

From crumbling forts to desolate biblical theme parks, get out and explore.

Home & Property

Finding the Suite Spot

Thomas Henry Egan and Josh Linder of Evolve Residential overhaul a staid South End condo.