Blog Archives - Boston Magazine


City Life

How Boston Plans to Respond after the Derek Chauvin Verdict

Not for the first time in the past year, a sense of anxious anticipation fell over Boston as the city awaited news that could once […]


Travel + Leisure Named Five Mass. Hotels Some of the Best in the World

It’s been an especially trying year for the hospitality industry. Non-essential travel virtually stopped for a few months at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

dedham carriage house 1
Home & Property

On the Market: A Converted Carriage House in Dedham with a Country Kitchen

108 Westfield St, Dedham Size: 5,320 square feet Price: $2,250,000 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 partial New England is filled with homes that lose […]


All the Dunkin’ Breakfast Sandwiches, Ranked

Believe it or not, most writers hate ranking things. Why? It’s hard! Pitting apples against oranges is always a challenge. I mean, is it really […]

contemporary cohasset house 8
Home & Property

On the Market: A Contemporary Cohasset Home by the Beach

123 Atlantic Avenue, Cohasset Price: $7,350,000 Size: 6,979 square feet Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 7 Sleek is the first word that comes to mind when looking […]

scales of justice
City Life

The “Monster Next Door” Case Closes a Chapter

Six years ago, I interviewed federal agent Brian Andersen, then assigned to a Homeland Security Department unit that chases down criminals hiding among us. Specifically […]

City Life

Please, PLEASE Stop Changing the Name of the Waterfront Pavilion Concert Venue

Last week, Vanyaland reported that the concert venue down on the waterfront—you know the one, it gets lovely breezes in the summer—had changed its name. […]

marshfield private island 2
Home & Property

On the Market: A Marshfield Home on a Private Island

6 Trouants Island #6, Marshfield Price: $3,950,000 Size: 4,700 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 half Island living comes with pros and cons: […]

City Life

A Survival Guide to Parking in the North End

It’s date night. You’re ready to hit the town on one of Boston’s increasingly warm and pleasant evenings, possibly on one of the city’s new […]


Five North Shore Cottages to Fulfill Your Coastal Getaway Fantasy

Whether you’re interested in the rocky coastlines, picturesque lighthouses, artists’ studios, or simply a tasty plate of fried clams, it’s always a good time to […]

beverly home by the beach 2
Home & Property

On the Market: A Sunny Beachfront Home in Beverly

30 Paine Ave, Beverly Price: $4,800,000 Size: 4,864 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 5 The first signs of spring are starting to show in the […]

historic providence house 4
Home & Property

On the Market: A Brick Home in Providence with a Walled Courtyard

136 Transit St., Providence Price: $1,289,000 Size: 3,540 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 full In 1812, bricklayer William Mason put his talents to work […]

South Boston Single Family Sauna
Home & Property

On The Market: A Spacious Single-Family Home in South Boston with a Sauna

126 W 3rd Street #1, South Boston Price: $1,299,000 Size: 1,600 square feet Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 full, 1 half A single-family home with a […]

Arts & Entertainment

What to Know before Buying Tickets to Post-COVID Concerts in Boston

No doubt about it, we took live entertainment for granted back in the good old days. I look back in horror at the last weeks […]

Provincetown Contemporary Condo
Home & Property

On the Market: A Sunny and Open Contemporary Condo in Provincetown

48 Winslow Street #A Price:$2,350,000 Size: 3,108 square feet Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 4.5 Want the convenience of a condo with the privacy of a single-family […]