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Restaurants

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 […]

Restaurants

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 […]

Restaurants

The 35 Best Bars in Boston

1. Backbar Cocktail connoisseurs flock to this inconspicuous spot, hidden behind a nearly unmarked door, for co-owner Sam Treadway’s seriously artful libations—from whimsical twists on […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

Restaurants

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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Steals the Show With Its Latest Pre-Broadway Premiere

It’s a highly anticipated show with plenty of celeb cachet: In February, real-life spouses Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick will portray three different couples […]

Travel

The Ultimate Guide to Snowy Adventures in New England

Where to Hit the Slopes Ready to ride? Find the New England resort that suits your skiing style. FOR THE… Vail Expat Spruce Peak, Vermont […]

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Restaurants

Restaurant Review: In the Lobby of the Whitney Hotel, Peregrine Soars

In a way, Peregrine is a homecoming for chef Joshua Lewin and wine expert Katrina Jazayeri. Before they jointly opened Juliet, a European-style café-restaurant in […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Q&A: Partners and Co-Authors Ben and Tonya Mezrich

Tell us a little about your latest children’s book, which is the third in the Charlie Numbers series. Ben: The series is about a group […]