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City Life

Grayer, but Stronger

Recently, I looked through some photos of myself from late 2019, and I couldn’t help but notice that the Lisa in those pictures looked…a lot […]

City Life

Out for Blood: The Cape’s Biggest Shark Researchers Just Can’t Get Along

Walking down the dock at Long Wharf in August 2020, I was giddy with anticipation. Ulysse Nardin, the Swiss luxury watchmaker, had invited me to […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: Boston Symphony Orchestra Head Gail Samuel

Gail Samuel has yet to get stuck in one of Boston’s legendary traffic snarls or shiver through our icy-cold winters, but in the short time […]

Education

One Survivor’s Quest to End Sexual Assault at Schools

The email brought me to a standstill. There was nothing unusual about receiving a mass mailing from Milton Academy, the swanky private school I attended […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: Encore President Jenny Holaday

That smashing sound you heard coming from the Encore Boston Harbor last month wasn’t one of the Murano glass chandeliers falling on the floor. It […]

City Life

Is Boston America’s Most Racist City? Ask a Black Bostonian for Once

As I watched the Celtics’ fourth playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets this past spring, I found myself not just praying that the Celts would […]

Home & Property

Wine Trailblazers Hadley and TJ Douglas Share Their Favorite Things

It’s early June and TJ Douglas, cofounder of the South End wine shop the Urban Grape, has just returned from a beverage conference in Texas. […]

Home & Property

We’re Totally Obsessed with Metalworker Erica Moody’s Chic Serving Pieces

Metalworker Erica Moody credits one of the first pieces of serving ware she created to a little bit of magic. Up late one night in […]

Home & Property

This Designer’s Cambridge Condo is Delightfully Quirky

In decorating the 1,700-square-foot Cambridge condo that she shares with her husband and their two sons, Robin Anderson’s top priority is crystal clear: “We are […]

City Life

The Interview: GBH Broadcaster Callie Crossley

If you’ve listened to the radio or watched much TV over the past two decades, there’s a good chance you’ve heard Callie Crossley having an […]

City Life

Why I Don’t Like Golf but Learned to Play Anyway

Recently, I posted a picture of myself on Instagram getting ready to play golf. This may not sound like a shocking turn of events, but […]

City Life

What Would It Take for Boston to Become a Car-Free City?

In late May, three dozen people gathered online to ponder post-pandemic life in Boston. There were hospital workers, nannies, software developers, biotech researchers, analysts, and […]

City Life

The Man Who Fell to Earth

During the summers, a constant stream of luxury cars could be seen pulling into the crushed-gravel drive on Low Beach Road in ’Sconset, delivering guests […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: Joey McIntyre of New Kids on the Block

Boy-band fans of a certain age may know Joey McIntyre as the youngest member of New Kids on the Block, but in the years since […]

City Life

Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Lee Pelton

Transformation seldom happens overnight, but when Lee Pelton is at the helm, it sure happens quickly: In the 10 years since he took over as […]