Boston Globe real estate writer. Never met a real estate development he didn't like.
Safest area: East Boston and Charlestown. Most unsafe: Downtown, North End, Beacon Hill and Chinatown.
The team of dolphins that Boston attorney Robert Rines hopes to use to photograph the Loch Ness monster.
Buddies, a new bar at 733 Boylston St., Boston, the site of the old Paul's Mall. An occasional female, too. 733 Boylston St., Boston, MA .
Integration comes to Boston nightlife about 20 years later. Still, better late than never. 9 Lansdowne St., Boston, MA .
This show scandalized Brussels, but it thrilled Boston, the only American city lucky enough to see Morris's dazzling performance.
Whether you order up one of the beautifully done basics—steamed lobster, Boston scrod—or a special like grilled wild striped bass, you'll have ample cash left over for a sinful dessert. 50 Dalton St., Boston, MA summershackrestaurant.com.
We drove the British out of Boston more than 200 years ago, but they returned last year with this three-story emporium where even best-sellers are discounted. 26 Exeter Stree, Boston, MA .
Accessorizing is what it's about these days in interior design, and nobody does it better than Domain. The selection of upholstered pillows is the best in Boston. But check out the picture frames as well. All locations, .
The fried clams, fish-and-chips, lobsters, and rock crabs are great, but the paper plates and picnic tables on the harbor make Venus the best. Just what Boston needed. Get there before it closes for the winter. 88 Sleeper St., Boston, MA .
This classy quarterly arts show hosted by opera star Phyllis Curtin, now dean of the Boston University School for the Arts, proves that commercial TV can tackle the arts.
The future of big-band sound is crafted right here in Boston by the Either/Or, a 10-piece band with a raw power, eccentric touches, a dash of Gil Evans, and a splash of Mingus.
At twelve, he played with the Boston Pops, and now at fourteen, he composes for both piano and violin at New England Conservatory. By twenty-one, he'll have changed his name to Wolfgang. Lexington, MA
Insinuations of voter suppression. Mockery of the Boston City Council. When City Councilor Josh Zakim came for Secretary of State Bill Galvin’s job, neither pulled punches. The result? One hell of a race.
If needles make you nervous, try shiatsu. This technique applies the principles of acupuncture with gentle pressure and massage. The director of Porter Square's Boston Shiatsu School and Clinic, Kikuko Zutrau Miyazaki, is a whiz. Porter Exchange Building, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA .