City Life

The Battle for Franklin Park

The auditorium at Boston’s English High School was packed when Zack DeClerck strode to the microphone one April evening in 2018. Before him was a […]

City Life

What Was It Like to Bring Back the Boston Marathon and HOCR This Year?

On the eve of their first in-person events since 2019, longtime Boston Athletic Association CEO Tom Grilk and Head of the Charles regatta executive director […]

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Can MIT’s Tim Berners-Lee Save the Web?

It’s a muggy July morning, and Tim Berners-Lee—the man who once upon a time invented the World Wide Web and now wants to reinvent it—is […]

Life & Style

Fall Fashion 2021: Bright Lights, Big City

Styling by Christian Adams Photographs by Karin Dailey Hair and makeup by Rachael Berkowitz/Anchor Artists Model: Alexis Manson and Kiersten Wood/Maggie Shot on location at […]

City Life

Don’t Nantucket My Newburyport

Steve Karp, as the story goes, was driving with his wife and children out to Great Point, Nantucket, that wild and protected tip of the […]


The Best Public High Schools in Greater Boston

This year’s rankings offer a statistical analysis of the top high schools in the Greater Boston area. To ensure accuracy and consistency, it is compiled […]

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Will We Ever Solve the Childcare Crisis?

Every weekend, from the summer of 2018 until the start of the pandemic, Ana Lavour had a ritual, albeit not a very relaxing one. Whenever […]

Home & Property

This Lynnfield Couple Balanced Edgy and Traditional in Their 1980s Tudor

In early 2018, around the time she was redecorating her Lynnfield house, homeowner Lindsay Weiss’s phone buzzed with a message from her aunt: A 6,000-square-foot […]

Home & Property

Our 2021 Guide to Building Your Dream Kitchen

A Party-Ready Kitchen in Lincoln ••• A Chestnut Hill Kitchen with Historical Flair ••• A Walnut-Filled Kitchen in Jamaica Plain ••• A Custom Family Kitchen […]

City Life

Shipwrecked: A Shocking Tale of Love, Loss, and Survival in the Deep Blue Sea

Adrift in the middle of the ocean, no one can hear you scream. It was a lesson Brad Cavanagh was learning by the second. He […]


Chef Jen Royle Will Cook, Say, Tweet, and Do Anything She Likes

Jen Royle isn’t one for boundaries. It’s something I learn firsthand on my way to meet the chef at her home on the fringes of […]

City Life

The Best of Boston Readers’ Poll: Heroes Edition

Seth Green Head Chef, St. Francis House An appetite to serve: Green wakes at 4 a.m. daily to head to the kitchen at St. Francis […]

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Eight Well-Known Bostonians Share Their Personal Best of Boston

Ernie Boch Jr.  Philanthropist and business leader  “West on Centre restaurant in West Roxbury has a great bar and lounge, and an impressive beer selection. […]

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What If the Most Dangerous Person You’ve Ever Known Turned Out to Be Your Lover?

After a long day of teaching special-needs students at a middle school, Lisa Ziegert hopped in her car and drove over to her night job […]

City Life

Inside the Fight over a Billion-Dollar South Shore Beer Empire

There is a mysterious building along Route 3 in Kingston that just about everyone in Boston has seen when driving home from the Cape but […]