Scott Kearnan

Food + Entertainment Editor


Seven Things to Eat, Drink, and Do This Labor Day Weekend in Boston

Hit a sunny new rooftop patio, bring a restaurant-packed picnic to a park, or celebrate the return of a legendary Boston hot dog.


These 22 Boston Chefs and Food-World Pros Are “Rising Stars Award” Winners

National organization StarChefs announces its Hub honorees—and launches a Restaurant Week to highlight their most mouthwatering dishes.

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Arts & Entertainment

How To Save the Arts

If Boston is to remain the “Athens of America,” our pandemic-assailed cultural institutions need an emergency intervention.


Your Guide to Dinner with a (Drive-In) Movie in Massachusetts

Before summer ends, hit these outdoor cinemas with amazing barbecue, seafood, and Italian joints nearby.


The Extremely Definitive Ranking of Every Official Massachusetts State Food

Are you Team Cod or Team Cranberries? Herewith, we rate all the Bay State’s formally adopted foodstuffs.

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Your can’t-miss guide for what to do, see, and hear this fall.

Eight Great Places to Find Rhode Island-style Calamari in Boston

A regional variation of spicy fried squid was social media’s breakout star of the DNC, and here’s where you can try the made-for-memes dish.


If Cheers Can’t Survive COVID-19, What Boston Bars Can?

When short-sighted landlords won’t save even their most well-known, touristed tenants, we need an intervention before “last call” hits your local.

City Life

Slice a Path to These Five Ax-Throwing Joints in Massachusetts

Need to unleash all your pandemic-related aggression? Swing by these spots for target practice (and maybe a beer).


Where to Find the Best Korean BBQ Around Boston Right Now

Get your table-set grilling on at city favorites, plus an all-you-can-eat suburban secret.


As Boston Restaurants Reopen Their Dining Rooms, Chefs Share Excitement and Concern

Many operators are raring to get back to pre-COVID business—but others are choosing to keep their doors closed.


Boston Restaurants Are Back (Sort of), and Change Is on the Menu

Dining out isn’t different. We are.


Explore Quirky Landmarks and Trails Full of Wildlife on a Lincoln and Concord Day Trip

Urban sprawl hasn’t compromised Lincoln’s still-rural character or Concord’s colonial charm, which remains centuries after Paul Revere set out for the town on his famous midnight ride.

City Life

Boston Pride’s Response to the Black Lives Matter Protests Is a Shame

The LGBTQ community ought to expect more from a movement rooted in fighting police brutality.


Watch Now: Star Chef Tiffani Faison Joins “Boston” Magazine’s “Power Talks”

The “Chopped” judge and influential restaurateur discusses the devastation of COVID-19, teases a new project, and more.