Rachel Kashdan

Staff Writer

Rachel Kashdan is a staff writer at Boston, covering interior design and weddings online and within Boston Home and Boston Weddings. She studied journalism at Boston University and has previously written for ElleDecor.com, Veranda.com, and Metro.

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Weddings

Six Places to Get a Wedding Dress Right Now

Even though COVID-19 has closed your favorite local boutiques, it’s actually pretty easy to get a gown.

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Weddings

After Coronavirus Postponed Their Wedding, This Couple Eloped on the Beach Where They Got Engaged

We dare you not to smile while reading about the Quincy couple’s beyond-adorable celebration.

Home & Property

Going Coastal

Jill Neubauer Architects designs a glassy abode that puts all eyes on the surrounding landscape.

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Weddings

Here’s Everything You Need to Know about Getting Married at Boston City Hall Right Now

Thinking of changing your plans amid the COVID-19 outbreak? Read this first.

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Arts & Entertainment

My Life in the Age of COVID: New Kids on the Block’s Jordan Knight

He’s getting through the same way you are: with board games, Netflix, and a bit of ice cream.

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Weddings

Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak, Local Wedding Vendors Band Together

A new coalition seeks economic assistance and answers about the future of celebrations.

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Weddings

10 Ways to Celebrate on Your Original Wedding Date If You’ve Had to Postpone

It can still be a magical day.

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Weddings

The Era of the Micro Wedding Is Coming

Here’s why.

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Weddings

My Life in the Age of COVID: Event Planner Bryan Rafanelli

The man behind celebrity weddings and high-end fetes talks hoarding frozen pizza and the future of celebrations in the era of social distancing.

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Home & Property

Six Ways Urban Spaces May Change Because of Coronavirus

Local architects weigh in on where design will go next.

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Life & Style

Attention, Men: Here’s Everything You Ever Needed to Know about Giving Yourself a Haircut at Home

We enlisted local barber Van Capizzano for help.

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City Life

Will the Coronavirus Crisis Cause a Surge in Boston Divorces?

Three local experts share their theories.

Home & Property

On the Market: An Idyllic Harborfront Oasis in Southern Maine

A saltwater pool overlooking a scenic waterway? Yes, please.

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Home & Property

Four Ways to Start a Garden While You’re Home in Your Apartment

This beginner’s guide requires few materials and little know-how.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Versailles-Inspired Chateau in Worcester

The house features enough gold leaf detailing and crystal chandeliers to please any royal.