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Wellness

Five Prominent Local Parents Share Their Picks for the Best Playgrounds

The Parent: Latoyia Edwards, anchor, NBC 10 Boston and NECN The Playground: Harambe Park, Dorchester What Her Kids Like: “My 14-year-old daughter and husband have […]

Travel

Boston Traveler: Find Peace and Quiet on Sebago Lake in Maine

Ah, the sound of peace and quiet. That’s the biggest selling point of a trip to Sebago Lake, where nature is always front and center. […]

City Life

Best of Boston 2021

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The Best of Boston Readers’ Poll: Heroes Edition

Seth Green Head Chef, St. Francis House An appetite to serve: Green wakes at 4 a.m. daily to head to the kitchen at St. Francis […]

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Eight Well-Known Bostonians Share Their Personal Best of Boston

Ernie Boch Jr.  Philanthropist and business leader  “West on Centre restaurant in West Roxbury has a great bar and lounge, and an impressive beer selection. […]

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What If the Most Dangerous Person You’ve Ever Known Turned Out to Be Your Lover?

After a long day of teaching special-needs students at a middle school, Lisa Ziegert hopped in her car and drove over to her night job […]

Home & Property

A Timeless Stone Pool House Was the Perfect Addition to This Kennebunkport Estate

The Problem After snagging the oceanside land in front of their family estate in Kennebunkport, a couple with three adult children wanted to revamp the […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Nature-Filled Natick Home vs. a Luxe Condo on Flagship Wharf

Justin Hebert of Residential Properties (Natick); Jack Vatcher Photography (Charlestown) 27 Indian Rock Road, Natick Sale Price: $1,525,000 197 Eighth Street, #11, Charlestown $1,650,000 226 […]

City Life

Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Lee Pelton

Transformation seldom happens overnight, but when Lee Pelton is at the helm, it sure happens quickly: In the 10 years since he took over as […]

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Driving with Cough Drops While Black

It started as the most mundane of Saturday mornings. Imran Laltaprasad had just picked up his buddy Francisco Torres Jr. in Weymouth, and the two […]

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Inside the Fight over a Billion-Dollar South Shore Beer Empire

There is a mysterious building along Route 3 in Kingston that just about everyone in Boston has seen when driving home from the Cape but […]

Life & Style

Statement Sunnies, and Five Other Things Bethenny Frankel Is Coveting This Summer

1. THE SUNGLASSES “I’d wear these on a sunny day on Newbury Street for an outdoor lunch.” Bethenny “Catviator” sunglasses, $48, HSN.  2. THE BAG “I […]

Restaurants

Is Legal Sea Foods Still Considered “Boston-Based?”

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. […]

City Life

Can “Quarantine and Chill” Last a Little Longer, Please?

I was standing by the microwave when I heard Edward shout from another room, “I got my vaccine appointment!” I winced. Not outwardly, of course: […]

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How Gen Z Is Taking over Boston Politics

It’s a beautiful spring day in Boston—the first full day of spring, in fact—but as the March sun begins to set outside, here on Zoom […]