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April 2018 Issue


The Great Boston Hotel Boom

They’re not just for tourists anymore. How the new boom is shaping the city—and our lives.


Home & Property

Well, It’s Worcester

Boston’s next great ’hood has luxury condos, great restaurants, and affordable rents. So, what’s the catch?

City Life

Xed Out

Wedged between boomers and millennials, Gen Xers are getting pushed out of their jobs—and boy, is Boston gonna miss them.

City Life

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins Regrets Nothing

But is he still the right man for the job?


City Life

The Committee to Destroy Elizabeth Warren

Inside conservative America’s scheme to end the senator’s presidential campaign before it even begins.

City Life

When the Smoke Clears

Five years after my first and last Boston Marathon, I can’t help but wonder: Is Boston still traumatized?

City Life

The Interview: Jeff Miron

The Harvard financial wiz tackles the question that should be on everybody’s mind: Is our economy heading over a cliff?



Tastemaking: Can You Keep a Secret?

How East Boston Oysters has become one of the hottest tickets in town.


Fresh Start

Can a culinary couple bring new life to a familiar space in Cambridge?


Dining Out: Momi Nonmi

A Japanese gastro-tavern in Inman Square grapples with art, life, and texture.


Variations on a Theme: Spring Chicken

Who makes the crispiest fried chicken in town? These five new contenders enter the fryer.


Arts & Entertainment

Master of the Fine Arts

Cambridge artist Julia Powell on pizza and persistence.

City Life

One Last Question

What’s the best way to spend Patriots’ Day in Boston?

City Life

Neighborhood Watch

From vacations to cars, here’s how to make your neighbors green with envy.

City Life

“Yankees Suck”

It’s not a fact; it’s a feeling. And in today’s Boston, it’s more important than ever.

Fashion + Style

Life & Style

What’s in Store: On the Nose

Scents for any occasion await at five local fragrance shops.


Object of Desire: Curve Appeal

Lotuff Leather crafts luxury handbags in Providence.


Boston Traveler: Savannah, Georgia

Head to the Hostess City for art, history, and southern hospitality.


The Lust Lineup: No Shrinking Violets

Lavender rules the runways this spring, coloring everything from suits to skirts.


Impulse Buy: City Slickers

This season’s raincoats will keep you feeling dry and looking hot.

Home Design

Home & Property

Covet: A Light Touch

Let your walls do the talking with a custom sign from Atlantic Neon Company.

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Downtown Condo vs. a Private Island

Which would you choose?

Home & Property

Spaces: Bathing Beauty

A uniquely shaped room becomes a balanced retreat.



Off to the Races

Always dream of running a marathon? Your perfect race is closer than you think.

Arts + Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Spring Arts Preview

Twenty-seven can’t-miss books, movies, exhibits, shows, and more.