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Arts & Entertainment

Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Charlie Moore

He has a flashy designer wardrobe, a thick Boston accent, and a bright-yellow Lamborghini—in other words, not exactly what you’d expect from a typical outdoorsman. […]

Wellness

JC Monahan: Breaking My Silence

I could hear their voices, soft and muffled. I couldn’t make out what they were saying. Eventually, they grew louder. Two, maybe three male voices? […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Paul Theroux

At a time when getting away still feels like a distant dream to many, Paul Theroux’s award-winning oeuvre of travelogues and novels beckons with epic […]

City Life

What I Learned From Walking All Over Town

I became a walker in part because I didn’t know where Union Square was. When I first moved to the Boston area, my geographical knowledge […]

City Life

Are the Red Sox Owners in It for the Love of the Gain?

For Red Sox die-hards, the turn of the calendar to March represents an invitation to officially begin obsessing about the upcoming season. Despite the past […]

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City Life

Who Gets to Be Bostonian Onscreen?

Teyonah Parris may be making headlines these days as Monica Rambeau on the Disney+ Marvel series WandaVision, but watching her trade quips with the Scarlet […]

Restaurants

Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Chef Jason Santos

It used to be that the phrase “blue hair” conjured up images of old ladies. These days, it’s just as likely to make you think […]

Wellness

Her Pain Was Their PR

Erica Johnson couldn’t contain the emotion that came over her as she rang the ceremonial bell marking the end of her cancer treatment, sobbing, her […]

Home & Property

East Boston Oysters’ Alexis Cervasio Shares Some of Her Favorite Things

Last March, when COVID-19 forced Alexis Cervasio to cancel East Boston Oysters’ coveted oyster and caviar parties—themed bashes thrown by her self-proclaimed “secret supper club”—she […]

Home & Property

This Modern Porch in Rockport Was Once a Crawl Space

Will Ruhl purposely bought a ranch in Rockport knowing he was going to renovate it. But in between the time he and his wife made […]

Home & Property

We Can’t Get Enough of These Handmade Homewares by John Francis Designs

More than two decades ago, John Welch and his peers sat around benches creating birdhouses during eighth-grade shop class. Today, he works atop one of […]

City Life

It Ain’t Easy Being Green during a Pandemic

Ecologically speaking, my personal pandemic nadir came when I finally tried to deal with the accumulation of plastic bags in my kitchen closet, which had […]

Arts & Entertainment

An Oral History of Wally’s Café

When Wally’s Paradise opened its doors in 1947, it wasn’t just serving up stiff drinks and smokin’ jazz to patrons—it was making history. After all, […]

City Life

Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Linda Henry

From the pandemic to a new U.S. president, 2021 is off to a busy start if you’re in the news biz. For the Boston Globe’s […]

City Life

Winter, the Weatherman, and Me

It’s an odd thing, someone you’ve never met becoming a significant person in your life. But it can happen. That’s what I was thinking about […]