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Home Design Innovators

Remarkable renovations that blend the old with the new. View our slide show presentation of four different homes in Chinatown, the South Shore, the South […]

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.

Modern Heir

A Lexington House Grows From a Tiny 1949 Bungalow Into a Richly Crafted Contemporary Masterpiece The story of Tucker Taft’s Lexington home begins not in […]

Home & Property

Best of Boston Home 2008

Our top picks for architects, designers, furniture stores, kitchen suppliers, and more.

Where to Dine Now

The 35 places that deliver the most bang for your dining dollar—no matter what you’re spending.

The Holiday Survival Guide

December in Boston means crowded streets, crowded stores, gloomy weather, and even-more-irritating relatives. Don’t let the bah-humbugs get the best of you. Our playbook for getting through the most hectic time of year will keep you blissed out till New Year’s. Find helpers for all your yuletide chores, massages for every body part, easy weekend escapes, the most blissful spots in town, smart gift ideas, seasonal tipping tips…and more!

Hollywood Invasion

You’ve heard all the hype. You’ve ogled the paparazzi photos. (Yes: Paparazzi! In Boston!) Now here are 10 things you really need to know about Massachusetts’ overnight transformation from show-biz laughingstock to movie magnet—including how you can get in on the fun.

Beyond the Pale

Designer Fernanda Bourlot loves white so much that she named her South End–based home accessories store Simplemente Blanco, which translates from the Spanish as “simply […]

The Ultimate Boston Salary Guide: Who Makes What Where (& Why)

From a fledgling scientist’s $29,000 to an über-landlord’s $42 million (and maybe, if you’re lucky, a few of your coworkers’)—Boston paychecks, laid bare.

Junior Achievers

The anxious parent’s answer-filled guide to the Hub’s finest preschools.