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April 2020 Issue

City Life

A River Runs Through Us

Think Boston and Cambridge are one big happy family? Think again!


City Life

Paved and Confused

Our city planners have steamrolled over communities and failed to build a city that is livable for us all. Is there still a chance to get it right?


Should Your Kid Be Taking Russian Math?

It touts itself as the key to helping your child get a leg up at school and presumably into college.


City Life

A Different Kind of Catholic Church Scandal

What really happened at St. Mary’s in Winchester?

City Life

The Long Way Home

How a crowded T ride made me question my identity—and the city’s.


The Interview: Chris Rondeau

The Planet Fitness CEO on disrupting the wellness industry, running his first marathon, and his biggest pet peeve at the gym.

Home Design

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Beachy Provincetown Condo vs. Breezy Fenway Digs

It’s amazing what a few miles will do to the market.

Home & Property

Spaces: On the Sunny Side

A local radio star’s spring-ready addition brings the outdoors in.

Fashion + Style


The Lust Lineup: Work It

Mix business and a little bit of pleasure with a short suit for springtime.


Made in the Shade

Just in time for sunny days, a local eyewear empire opens a shiny new shop in Chestnut Hill.


Boston Traveler: Marrakech

Art, architecture, and a suite fit for royalty beckon this month in the Red City.



Dining Out: Havana Good Time

For its latest hot spot, a glittery restaurant group toys with modern Cuban cuisine—and a liberal application of excess.



Go the Distance

Itching to get moving after cheering on your favorite marathoners? Find the run club that’s right for you.