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Restaurant Review: The Banks Fish House Might Need a Stronger Hook

The photographs on the website and the walls of the Banks Fish House—salt-bleached boats, dark islands, fishermen proud and weather-worn—wordlessly signal home to many folks […]

City Life

12 Ways to Go For Your New Years Goals in 2022

The Resolution: Eat less meat. The Solution: Satisfy your cravings for comfort foods at PlantPub. Iron Chef alum Mary Dumont has partnered with vegan influencer Pat […]

Restaurants

Restaurant Review: Contessa Is Worth the Wait

I once got into Contessa for dinner three times in a single week. And if that doesn’t explode your brain, well, clearly you’ve never tried […]

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The 25 Best Bars in Boston

Cocktail Bars Backbar Toast-worthy talent Sam Treadway started his bartending career at Cheers, a TV-famous landmark, but became a legend at Backbar, his own hard-to-find […]

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24 Ways to Give Back and Volunteer around Boston This Year

Helping Hands Volunteering isn’t just rewarding—it can also be fun. That is, if you sign up for something that suits your skill set. If you […]

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Restaurant Review: Atlántico Is a Good Restaurant with Just One Small Catch

Michael Serpa’s tapas place in the South End isn’t a bad restaurant. It’s a good restaurant with some food problems. And if that last sentence […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Best Events, Shows, and Things to Do in Boston All Fall

Attend an art-world reunion centuries in the making. Besides that empty wall space where a stolen Rembrandt once hung, Renaissance painter Titian’s The Rape of […]

City Life

Your Guide to Marijuana Dispensaries in Massachusetts

If you want to…Browse before you buy Try: Ascend With its wide selection of smokable and edible wares on display, Ascend feels more like an […]

Arts & Entertainment

31 Things To See, Do, and Hear This Spring

See electrifying art IRL. Once a traditional painter, acclaimed South African artist Ilona Anderson now uses Procreate to make vibrant, detailed animations that blend fantasy […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Boston Artists Making the Most of Instagram during Quarantine

@majenta_with_a_J Glam-punk drag queen Majenta with a J has spent the pandemic rounding up other colorful entertainers for her virtual “Full Spin” shows: Each fierce […]

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Arts & Entertainment

How To Save Boston’s Art Scene—Before It’s Too Late

When COVID-19 brought the curtain down on life as we knew it, where did Bostonians turn for comfort? To the arts, of course. We binge-watched […]

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Dining Out: Cuban Restaurant Mariel Knows How to Have a Good Time

It’s 7 p.m. on a Thursday night. The wind is whipping across deserted Post Office Square, a Financial District parcel bordered on all sides by […]

City Life

It’s Reigning Queens as Drag Thrives in Boston

It’s a Thursday night at the Museum of Science’s planetarium, and about 200 visitors are sitting, mouths agape, in their reclined chairs. Yes, there are […]

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Your Guide to the Most Romantic Valentine’s Day in Boston

One-of-a-Kind Dates For daredevils Go indoor skydiving Adventurous lovebirds can take their relationship to new heights (literally) while “flying” and flipping inside a vertical wind […]

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Out with the Old, in with the Lobster Newburg

When Kristin Canty decided to open Woods Hill Pier 4, her new restaurant on the Seaport site where Anthony’s Pier 4 once stood, she knew […]