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Twitter Is Already Canceling Ben Affleck and Matt Damon for Their New Movie

After promising to “get in the back seat” and “close [his] mouth for awhile” after making some less-than-woke comments about the #MeToo movement last year, […]

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Wellness

A MassArt Grad Is Trying to Brighten Kids’ Hospital Stays

There’s nothing more dreary than a hospital, from the walls to the chairs, and even to what the patients wear.  Everyone’s familiar with the indignity […]

Travel

Seven Private Islands in New England to Rent This Summer

You don’t have to be Billy McFarland to recognize that owning a private island is the ultimate status symbol. The lush nature, the serenity of […]

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Arts & Entertainment

The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party on Ipswich’s Crane Estate Is Back This August

Dig up your pinstripe suits and drop-waist dresses—The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party, the jazzy collaboration between Boston Swing Central and The Trustees, is swinging back […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Get Ready for a Free Family Day at the ICA Watershed

The Institute of Contemporary Art’s Watershed location is committed to making friends with its new neighbors in East Boston. The museum has just announced that […]

Arts & Entertainment

How to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing in Boston

There’s nothing our scholarly city likes more than an excuse to indulge our inner nerds—and this month has an astronomical one. July 20 marks the 50th […]

Arts & Entertainment

A Stunning Wind-Blown “Skynet” Is Dangling Over New Bedford

Consider this one (more) reason to head down to the South Coast this summer: For the rest of the season, a windblown “Skynet” made of 40,000 plastic streamers will […]

Arts & Entertainment

The MFA’s World of Make Believe Is Ethereal and Unsettling

This month, the MFA is exploring the stories we were told as children—and, unlike the way your parents read you fairy tales as a child, they’re […]

Travel

The Wauwinet Hotel’s Newly Designed Private Cottage Comes with a BMW

Summer just got a little more stylish on Nantucket thanks to a chic facelift to the Anchorage House, the Wauwinet hotel’s three bedroom private cottage. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Distant Cousins Mookie Betts and Meghan Markle Shared a Hug at London Red Sox Game

Once upon a time, in a kingdom known as Ohio, Katie and Richard Betts were wed. Little did they know that generations later, their relatives would include a […]

Arts & Entertainment

Celebrate New Murals at Underground at Ink Block with DJs, Fitness, and Food Trucks

It’s not every weekend that you want to check out the views beneath the I-93 overpass, but if you want to hide away from the […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Archive of Mind Invites You to Play with Clay at the Peabody Essex Museum

Most of us abandoned playing with clay around the same time we stopped playing with dolls and dress-up clothes. But in the eyes of Korean artist […]

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Arts & Entertainment

See a Cabaret Retelling of the Medusa Myth inside the Planetarium

Medusa may be one of the more famous characters in Greek mythology. Most people can call to mind what the name means: a woman with […]

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City Life

Best of Boston 2019: Readers’ Poll Results

1. Spin studio The Handle Bar 2. Clam Chowder Legal Sea Foods 3. Museum Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 4. Doughnuts Blackbird Doughnuts 5. Salon Shag […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Mindy Kaling Is Donating $1000 to 40 Charities for Her Birthday

Break out the “IT IS YOUR BIRTHDAY.” sign and tie some half-inflated balloons to toilet paper—Mindy Kaling turns 40 today! While Kaling’s on-screen personas endured some pretty […]