For his tough reporting on the segregated Elks Club in Winter Haven, Florida.
Her criticism of the visual arts has proved telling and informative.
After a bit of a slump at the start of the decade, she found her stride in 1984.
Ah, the joys of damning with faint praise.
You must read him to be informed, the Kevin White gaffe notwithstanding.
Open to the public, inexpensive, and you'll wonder how you missed all this when you were in college.
Meredith Wilson's "Music Man" learned everything he knew from the Boston Firemen's Band. Great beat and esprit which soars. Among the city's other top-notch trombones are the Boston Policemen's Band, the Harvard University Marching Band and the American Legion Post Band from Waltham.
Warm and lovely. Boston, MA
Small fleet, but select (all more than twenty feet, including a twenty-seven-foot catamaran). Expensive compared with community boating, but director Dave Franzel is considered one of the top instructors in New England. 54 Lewis Wharf, Boston, MA .
At Adam Lantheaume’s two-hour workshops ($70 per person), you’ll learn stirring and shaking techniques, get schooled in proper mixology terminology, and prepare your own seasonal drink using quality cocktail equipment. You’ll also receive discounts on Boston Shaker purchasesand, with any luck, a gentle buzz. If you arrive early, Lantheaume suggests meandering a few doors down to Spoke Wine Bar (see right) for a pre-class nibble and swill. 69 Holland St., Somerville, MA 2144, thebostonshaker.com.
Slippers on, phone off, Zen ahead: Simply arriving at Boston’s grand dame of day spas is a treat for the soul. And once you’re checked in, your massage, body scrub, or facial is just the beginning: The facility’s peaceful thermal amenities, including a warm plunge pool and quartz-crystal steam room, are more than worth carving out a little extra time for. Still craving a few more hours (ahem, days) of pampering? Settle in for one of the hotel’s new three- or five-night wellness retreats with luxuries such as butlered bath service, yoga, daily organic meals, and, of course, plenty of spa time. 776 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02199, mandarinoriental.com/boston/back-bay/luxury-hotel.
The pandemic didn’t seem to put a damper on Sealey’s beloved Dorchester salon: In fact, the talented stylist recently launched her own online shopping portal, Hairnista Market, with same-day local delivery of her clients’ favorite products, and is booking up to six months out for services. Take a peek at her impressive work, which includes micro-link extensions, kinky twists, silk presses, and braids in all shapes and sizes, and you’ll understand why. 1690B Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, MA 02124, bostonhairnista.com.
Even if you’re not a gambler, odds are good you’ll have a memorable night at Massachusetts’ very own Vegas-style resort. How could you not, with a 19,000-square-foot mega-spa, nearly a dozen dining options, and a bumping nightclub from the Grand team right at your fingertips? And we haven’t even mentioned the luxe rooms and suites with voice-activated controls (keep the curtains closed until checkout time, please!). One Broadway, Everett, MA 02149, encorebostonharbor.com.