Was the Frog Pond Ever an Actual Frog Pond?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at onelastquestion@bostonmagazine.com. […]


What to Wear at Your Bachelorette Party, Bridal Shower, and Rehearsal Dinner

Don’t wait until your wedding day to channel fashionista vibes.


17 Perfect Bridesmaid Gifts from Local Shops

Show your bridesmaids a little love with these local goodies.

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Six Entertaining Essentials to Add to Your Wedding Registry

Clockwise from top right: Joanna Buchanan “Evil Eye” wine charms with brass rings, $98 for set of six, Neiman Marcus. Bernardaud “Sauvage” porcelain plate with […]


Six Cream Blushes for That Dewy Wedding-Day Glow

Forget messy powders: Cream blush is having a moment.

Maria Elena tiara from Musette Bridal

Five Sparkly Bridal Tiaras for Your Wedding-Day Look

Paris by Debra Moreland “Golden Eye” headpiece with Swarovski crystals, $775, Madeleine’s Daughter. “Princess” tiara with glass pearls and Swarovski crystals, $85, Willow Bridal. Untamed […]

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Six Family-Style Dinner Ideas for Your Wedding

Clockwise from top left: Roasted Chatham striped bass with English pea purée and mint vinaigrette, the Catered Affair. Local-cider-braised chicken with leeks and tarragon, Cuisine […]


Eight Bow-Themed Accessories for Your Wedding

THE INSPIRATION “The Barrone” silk-magnolia gown, Lela Rose. 1 “Bow Meets Girl” rhodium-plated earrings with cubic zirconia, $48, Kate Spade. 2 “Eliraa” satin sandals, $195, […]

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Home & Property

Five Art and Design Books for Your Winter Reading List

Flora-forward interiors, covetable Scandinavian design, and stunning libraries from around the globe.

Home & Property

Travel Guide: Plan a Getaway in Singapore This Winter

Discover Singapore, the Lion City.

Home & Property

Timothy Horn’s Metallic Sculptures Draw Inspiration from Jewelry and Nature

Timothy Horn crafts eye-catching sculptures with metal and glass.

Home & Property

Six Must-See Winter Art Exhibitions in and around Boston

Where to go and what to see for your winter design fix.

Home & Property

The Teardown Wars Are Tearing Boston’s Suburbs Apart

Inside the knock-down, drag-out brawl for the soul of the suburbs.

Home & Property

Six Must-See Fall Art Exhibitions in Boston and Beyond

Where to go and what to see for your fall design fix.

Home & Property

Five Gorgeous Art and Design Books to Read This Fall

Timeless: Classic American Architecture for Contemporary Living, by Patrick Ahearn From a 17th-century blacksmith’s shop to his own Wellesley Farms cottage, local architect Patrick Ahearn […]