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Welcome to Camp Stress

My awestruck eight-year-old son and I sit side by side, watching a video that rivals something from Pixar. There’s action, adventure, and cinematography that would […]

Home & Property

This 121-Year-Old Boat-Making Company Combines Passion with Innovation

The team at Old Town Canoe really, really wants to get you on the water. “Our brand statement is ‘Adventure lives here,’ and that’s [truly] […]

Home & Property

Interior Designer Mally Skok Shares Her Favorite Things

As the story goes for so many entrepreneurs, interior designer Mally Skok launched her business out of a spare bedroom. After she and her husband, […]

Home & Property

See Inside Designer Craig Tevolitz’s Back Bay Home

There’s more than meets the eye to Craig Tevolitz’s Commonwealth Avenue home. When the interior designer and his husband, Richard Baiano, purchased their Back Bay […]

Home & Property

Artefact Owners Maureen and Sue Walsh Open a New Boutique

Even if Maureen and Sue Walsh never told you they were sisters, you’d probably figure it out on your own. The pair, co-owners of the […]

News

The Interview: Historian David McCullough

There’s no such thing as boring history, only boring historians. At least that’s how David McCullough, America’s liveliest historian, sees it. As a yarn-spinner, he’s reintroduced […]

News

How to Throw Your Life Away

The ceiling in my childhood bedroom is so low, it’s like I could jump and hit my head on it and knock myself out if […]

News

The Interview: State Representative Russell Holmes

Sure, a lot of people don’t like their boss, but state Representative Russell Holmes has made an art out of antagonizing his with particular vigor, […]

News

How a Verizon Cell Tower Began a Furious Debate in Wayland

On a cloudless morning last December, I found myself walking around the Oak Hill Road neighborhood in my hometown of Wayland with resident Tom Gulley, […]

Education

Colin Rose Is Taking on Equity in Boston’s Public School System

The way the principal at Dorchester’s Dever Elementary School created order out of classroom chaos may have made perfect sense to some: students walking down […]

Home & Property

The 80-Year-Old Gropius House in Lincoln Is a Modernist Marvel

This year marks the centennial of the Bauhaus, the design school founded by modernist pioneer Walter Gropius in Weimar, Germany, in 1919. But the building […]

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Designer Mikyoung Kim Says the Future of Boston’s Urban Spaces Rests on Its Youth

More than two decades into her career, Mikyoung Kim doesn’t just sculpt landscapes: She creates interactive art. “If we could put up a sign in […]

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Meet the Pros Behind This Family-Owned Ironworking Shop

For a company that operates on a small scale, Amaral Industries produces some massive work. Located just feet from the Charles River in Bellingham, the […]

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Designer Jayme Kennerknecht’s Rustic-Chic Foyer Is Practical and Polished

Jayme Kennerknecht was developing plans for her new house in Wenham when an item in a furniture catalog caught her eye: a marble-and-wood side table, […]

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Leather Goods Craftsman Ted Harriss Dishes on His Favorite Things

You could say craftsmanship is in Ted Harriss’s blood. The son of an artist and a cobbler, he grew up learning the ropes of his […]