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Product Review: Breville Juice Fountain Plus

Sophomore year of college, I lived downstairs from a bunch of football players. Every Sunday, the boys would venture off campus to a teammate’s house […]

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More Luxury Apartments. Hooray?

Downtown Crossing ain’t what it used to be. Back in November, Joe Keohane wrote we might as well let the area fall into complete disrepair […]

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Light Our Fire

Like many apartment-dwellers, we’re oh-so-nostalgic for the fireplaces and campfires of our youth. But we’re also the owners of a mild fire phobia—not a three-chimney […]

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The Dyson Ball: A Hi-Tech Sucker

I’m the daughter of a proud neat freak. (Mom’s screen name is HooverHoney.) And while I may stray from Mrs. Clean every once in a […]

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Store Opening: John Derian

I once had a boyfriend who loved to brag that he knew what ‘decoupage’ was — and, he’d add, he wasn’t even gay! (At the […]

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How to Survive the Heat Wave

The sun is blaring and the humidity is high. While you’re in the office, who cares? At home, though, battling the heat has economic and […]

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Bostonista Loves (And Hates): Carrie’s Apartment Makeover

Bear with us as we sneak in one last SATC post. Today we’re analyzing the wardrobe of a minor player: Carrie’s apartment. Much has been […]

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Poppin’ Fresh Finds at New York’s ICFF

Every April, Europe throws a huge furniture party in Milan (Salone del Mobile) where 348,000 design junkies gather to find out what’s hot, and what’s […]

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Collector’s Edition

I consider myself somewhat of an artsy person. I like art, art museums, art house films, art-rock, Art Garfunkel. Posters and prints and one or […]

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Tripolina? Oh, Si!

Our lives simply are not poignant enough to make millions of people tear up in unison. That’s why we’re not waiting by the door for […]

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Recycle That Mansion

Recently the Globe published a story about Jim and Kim Pallotta’s 21,000 square foot manse going up in Weston for approximately $21 million (though remember […]

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Extreme Coverage, Home Makeover Edition

We don’t reap the benefits of being a two-newspaper town only when it comes to the MBTA cutting bus trips or when a convicted murderer […]

The Smart Buys in a Scary Market

We know: Between the topsy-turvy prices and the subprime mess, it’s a real estate nightmare out there. But after grilling dozens of brokers and hundreds of industry experts, we’re pleased to report there are some bright spots for jittery house-hunters (and owners). A road map to 29 neighborhoods and towns that are holding their value, or are poised to be big winners when the next boom rolls around.

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A Condo Development We Actually Like

While we may be up to our ears in student loan debt, we like to dream about owning property someday. One of the main things […]

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The First Lady’s (not so) Extreme Makeover

The new Architectural Digest arrived at the office last week. Always the paragon of design journalism for the rich, famous, and occasionally tasteful, the magazine […]