Arts + Entertainment


Hotel Commonwealth Will Pick an Up-and-Coming Writer for a Two-Week Residency

Got a killer book idea, but need a little extra push to get things going? Consider this your motivation: Boston’s Hotel Commonwealth is giving away a free […]

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4 Ways This Private Party Proved the Importance of Venue

From the moment guests walked into the Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion on the Seaport waterfront for Live Nation’s Summer Kick-Off party, it was clear the […]


How to Spend an August Weekend in Provincetown

Getting There You can reach this former Portuguese fishing village by land, by sea (both Bay State and Boston Harbor cruise companies run ferries from […]

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Cape Cod Gets a Shout Out in the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

With all the crazy shark videos and sightings over the past few days, it feels like we’ve been having a shark week of our own here in Massachusetts. […]

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A Local Man Will Get a Chance at Love in The Bachelor Live On Stage

Men of Bachelor Nation: If you’ve ever wished that you too could find love by horseback riding, bikini skiing, and taxidermy animal-stuffing your way through a crop […]


5 Ways These Travel Experts Craft Experiences You Can’t Find Elsewhere

Three-hundred miles off the Brazilian shoreline lies the archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. […]


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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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 […]


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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


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. […]