On the 10th anniversary of the attacks, we remember a tragic, and seminal, moment in the city’s history.
How the Marathon Bombings Kickstarted the Crowdsourcing of Crime
Pooling social media tips at such a global scale was nearly unprecedented.
What the Marathon Bombings Taught Us
One, don’t mess with Boston. Two, think fast. Three, direct generosity quickly. Ten years later, local leaders reflect on the lasting lessons of 2013.
“It’s Unimaginable Pain”: The Everyday Affects of the Marathon Bombings, Ten Years Later
They lost someone dear. He raced toward a shootout. She held an injured seven-year-old at the second blast site. Five stories of life in a tragedy’s aftermath—and the wounds that never heal.
How I Learned There’s Heroism in Preparedness
Former Boston Marathon executive director Tom Grilk reflects on the lasting lessons of the 2013 bombings.
Once Upon a Time, We Never Needed the Words “Boston Strong”
The saying helped unite a broken-hearted city when we needed it most. WBZ-TV’s Jon Keller wonders: what does phrase mean 10 years later?
“We Will Finish the Race”: The Making of Boston’s Iconic Marathon Shoes Cover
Moments after the bombings rocked Boylston Street, Boston magazine’s staff knew they needed to create a new cover image for its May issue. The rest is literally history. Here’s how they did it.
The Interview: Crime-Fiction Novelist Dennis Lehane
After nearly a decade in Hollywood and a new book Small Mercies out this month, the hometown novelist often finds himself missing Boston. Just don’t expect to catch him at Dorchester’s Tenean Beach, kid.
Will the ‘Millionaires’ Tax’ Hobble the Massachusetts Economy?
Here’s why the Fair Share Amendment could send a tidal wave of cash out-of-state and shrink local resources.
Take That, ChatGPT!
There are some things that only a human can do well. Writing is one of them. Here’s what best-selling author John D. Spooner learned from a lifetime of it.
So, You Want to Live in Wellesley?
Five things to know if you’re looking to move to this prominent suburb along the marathon route.
How Do You Make Room for 11 Grandkids?
One Norwell grandpa’s solution: Purchase the next-door lot and build them an indoor saltwater pool.
Either-Or: An Oceanfront Cape Property vs. a Modern Abode in Cambridge
It’s amazing what a few miles can do to the market.
Our 2023 Top Mortgage Professionals Guide Is Here
Our annual guide to the region’s top experts, as voted by their peers.
Where to Buy Golf Equipment in Greater Boston
Six stellar stores to shop before hitting the links.
Kent Stetson’s Conversational Clutches
The Rhode Island handbag designer is more popular than ever, with his cleverly vibrant takes on butterflies, food, and pets.
Inside the Embrace Gala, a Black-Tie-And-Sneakers Soiree
Plus, a Winter Walk fundraiser at the American Repertory Theater and the 34th annual Boston Wine & Food Festival.
Tiffani Faison’s Five Must-Haves for Spring Luncheons
The mega-chef swears by these hosting essentials.
Six Lip Boosters for Spring 2023
Get your smoochers ready with these tried-and-tested enhancers.
A Traveler’s Guide to Nashville
Music City has become so much more than the bachelorette party capital of the South.
18 Things We Can’t Wait To Do this Spring and Early Summer
Our highly subjective list of the arts events you shouldn’t miss this season.
By the Way, There’s a Work of Art Made of Human Hair in Salem
Chinese-born artist Gu Wenda used real follicles to recreate 188 national flags—and you can see the hirsute installation at the Peabody Essex Museum.
The Independent Film Festival Boston Turns 20
Our homegrown indie-flick fête celebrates two decades this spring.