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Fashion + Style

City Life

Partying Amid Tomfoolery and Shenanigans of Falstaffian Proportions

The ballroom of the Newbury Boston hotel was transformed into an elegant facsimile of a summer evening on Boston Common for Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s annual […]

City Life

A Celebrity Stylist Opens a Bigger and Better Wellesley Fashion Hub

Remember the scene in Pretty Woman when Julia Roberts, wearing a skimpy cutout dress, walks into a Rodeo Drive shop and the salespeople rudely refuse […]

Life & Style

Where to Buy New Sunglasses in Boston

For Hip Prescription Lenses Soma Optical This South End shop is a labor of love for husband-and-wife team Christos and Alissa Karabelas, who recommend that […]


A Weekend Traveler’s Guide to Provincetown

Among Provincetown’s many charms is its ability to endlessly reinvent itself. From its origins as a home for the Wampanoag and Nauset tribes to its […]

Home & Property

The Floral Trend is Back. Did it Ever Leave?

With the season in full bloom, so are the red carpets, interior showrooms, retail racks, and accessories shelves. At every turn, there are floral prints […]

Life & Style

Five Can’t-Miss Vendors at the Brimfield Flea Market

For Antique Textiles Lynda Tomlinson  Tomlinson combs through her nearly 10,000-square-foot warehouse in Minnesota to curate her booth’s selection of antique fabrics and quilts. One […]

Arts & Entertainment

Is Badminton the Next Pickleball?

One semester in high school, my friends and I signed up to take badminton to fulfill our physical education requirement. Our two-fold rationale was this: […]


A New England Traveler’s Guide to Paris, France

Few cities in the world instantly entice the senses and inspire the soul like Paris. Montmartre, the Latin Quarter, Saint-Germain, the Marais—this roll call of […]

City Life

Live from the Sneaker Gala, with Ed Markey and a Human Disco Ball

Boston’s heavy hitters were all at Big Night Live for what’s become affectionately known as “The Sneaker Gala,” despite the official (and somewhat unwieldy) name […]


Five Boston Road Races (That Aren’t the Marathon) for 2024

ESPLANADE 5K Sunday, May 19 With a glorious tree canopy above and river and skyline views ahead, you’ll hardly notice your exertion along this scenic […]