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Home & Property

On the Market: A Sunny South End Home with a Two-Story Glass Wall

122 W Concord St. #1, South End Price: $2,675,000 Size: 1,810 square feet Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 After a long and nippy spring, Boston is […]

City Life

Everyone’s Mad at These Air Force Reservists for Doing Something Cool on Martha’s Vineyard

Word travels fast on Martha’s Vineyard. So when a humongous and noisy Air Force WC-130 Super Hercules—a beast of a plane so big and powerful […]

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Home & Property

On the Market: A Marblehead Estate with European Villa Vibes

321 Ocean Ave., Marblehead Price: $4,480,000 Size: 4,331 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4 full, 2 half If you were to mistake this Marblehead home […]


The Best Restaurants in Central Square Right Now

Cambridge’s Central Square is a true culinary crossroads—here, you’ll everything from rich Ethiopian stews to zippy Hamachi crudos to hand-rolled pastas (hello, lobster ravioli). Before […]

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Home & Property

On the Market: A Renovated Home by a Private Beach in Bourne

18 Spindrift Lane, Bourne Price: $1,888,000 Size: 1,722 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 full Tired: Lugging your beach chair, umbrella, and a bag full […]

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Home & Property

Don’t Want to Fully Commit to Buying a Beach House? Buy One-Eighth of This Scenic Chatham Home

558 Fox Hill Road, Chatham Price: $1,528,000 (for an eighth ownership) Size: 11,000 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 10 full So begins the time-honored dance […]


The Best Restaurants in Kendall Square Right Now

People jokingly refer to Kendall Square as “the most innovative square mile on the planet” in reference to the high concentration of groundbreaking entrepreneurial start-ups […]

City Life

Yeah, Maybe the MBTA Needs Some Help from the Feds

It’s the transit news heard around Boston and beyond: The feds have heard enough, and are launching an investigation into safety protocols at the MBTA. […]

Life & Style

Sky-High Sneakers, and Five Other Things on Jae’Da Turner’s Hot List

1. The Kicks “‘Casual-plus’ is my favorite vibe. Converse’s ‘Run Star Hike’ platform sneakers add a little oomph to any outfit. Plus, they’re super comfortable.” […]


The Five Best Local Hat Shops, Just in Time for Summer Sunshine

For Vintage-Inspired Fascinators The Designers, Leather Clothiers Cocktail hats and fascinators—small but mighty brimless headpieces, often decorated with feathers, flowers, beads, and veils—are among the […]


Do Famous People Really Give the Best Commencement Speeches?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at onelastquestion@bostonmagazine.com. Question: […]

City Life

A Combatant in Somerville’s Breakfast Wars Is in the Spotlight Again

Accusations, recriminations, hash browns, and trouble on Breakfast Boulevard: Such is life, once again, in one of the city’s most notoriously acrimonious brunch joints. The […]

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Arts & Entertainment

The Kelly Clarkson Show Came Calling for Milton’s The Lazy Susans

Last winter, when Joanna Weiss wrote about the unexpected joys of getting recognized for her work in a rock band made up of suburban moms […]

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Home & Property

The Ayer Mansion, Boston’s Famous Tiffany-Designed Home, Is Now Up for Sale

395 Commonwealth Ave., Boston Price: $17,000,000 Size: 15,000 square feet Bedrooms: 23 Bathrooms: 6 full, 6 partial It was the staircase that made the current […]


Where to Eat in Somerville’s Davis Square Right Now

Vintage stores, an indie movie theater, and lots and lots of bars: Davis Square is the textbook definition of a liberal-arts-student magnet. With that in […]