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Testing Menino's Business Resource Center, Part III

My last two blog posts (here and here) have provided some ideas about some key aspects of the Mayor’s initiative to reform the permitting process. […]

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Arriving at Mid-Century Modern Lexington

I moved to Lexington from Somerville in my mid-20s. I went kicking and screaming. But my band, Buffalo Tom, had just started to make some […]

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Testing Menino's Business Resource Center, Part I

Mayor Menino’s new budget proposal included the intriguing commitment to create a “one-stop shop” for small business permitting. The state has long strived to create […]

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Buffalo Tom & Songs About Home

Did you ever see Dallas from a DC-9 at night? With his plaintive, yearning voice, Jimmie Dale Gilmore asked this musical question with his legendary […]

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Buffalo Tom & Songs About Home

Did you ever see Dallas from a DC-9 at night? With his plaintive, yearning voice, Jimmie Dale Gilmore asked this musical question with his legendary […]

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No High Hopes for Menino's New BRA Chief

In appointing Peter Meade as the new BRA director, Mayor Menino exposes his deeply cynical soul. How a city gets shaped according to Menino has […]

Karmic Transformations

The ultrahip couple behind Karmaloop, that stunningly successful local streetwear company, has settled into the perfect new nest. Surprisingly, it’s far more classic than cutting-edge.

Geometry Lesson

Extravagant: $68,231 1 Cassina Pilotta lounge chairs, $5,924 for two, Montage.  2 Altai blanket, $700, Hermès.  3 Fornasetti Scaletta screen, $15,810, the Morson Collection.  4 Cowhide […]

Urban Oasis

1 To extend the panoramic views into the adjoining study, Kanda angled the fireplace inward. 2 Removing unnecessary partitions and doors turned a two-bedroom unit […]

All That Glitters

1  Curves Ahead This gilded resin table is a re-creation of Tony Duquette’s biomorphic console, made for a ’60s Bel Air estate. $24,480, Baker Knapp […]

Color Theory

Lush Glazes and Deep Patinas Complement Spring’s Awakening. Teapot, $190, soup ladle, $95, sugar bowl, $85 (sold with creamer, not shown), and platter, $350, all […]

Rest Easy

THE SOUNDS OF POUNDING, stapling, and shearing fill the air at the 115,000-square-foot Simmons Bedding Company factory in Agawam — one of 17 in the […]

Simply Divine

SOME RELATIONSHIPS ARE MEANT to be: Looking for help with renovating his one-bedroom North End condo, Mike Hodgson knew almost instantly he’d found his match […]

Rule the Roost

IT USED TO BE that only birds twittered and tweeted. Though the online community has appropriated those activities, our feathered friends still own the market […]

Going Campy

MANY REHAB JOBS REQUIRE a grand rethink, an overhaul of concept, space, and orientation. For others, all that’s needed is a subtle shift to morph […]