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April 2024 Issue

City Life

A Nuts-and-Bolts Guide to Boston’s AI Revolution

Artificial intelligence is getting more human every single day. And just like 250 years ago, New England is at the center of it all.

Feature

City Life

Confessions of a Moll: A Boston Gangster’s Long-Time Girlfriend Speaks

It’s been 20 years since convicted murderer Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi went to prison for his reign of terror over the city. Now, in a Boston exclusive, his one-time girlfriend tells her story.

City Life

Ten Very Important Humans Behind Boston’s AI Revolution

Meet the people behind the machines.

City Life

A Conservative Thought Experiment on a Liberal College Campus

Last fall semester, Tufts professor Eitan Hersh and a class of undergrads embarked on a mission to understand American conservativism. Here’s what happened.

Life & Style

Your Directory to Greater Boston’s Top Senior Living Communities Is Here

Our inaugural list of the region’s leading communities for active seniors.

Department

City Life

Why I Needed to Kayak the Charles River from Source to Sea

After hundreds of years, dams along the Charles River could come down to let the currents run wild and free—and help the environment in the process.

City Life

A Seat at the Table

Across the country, men are grappling with the rapidly changing definition of what it means to be a good dad. For WBZ anchor Liam Martin, it meant having to make the most agonizing decision of his career.

Fashion + Style

City Life

Live from the Sneaker Gala, with Ed Markey and a Human Disco Ball

Our intrepid society columnist reports from Boston’s swankiest affairs.

Wellness

Five Boston Road Races in 2024 (That Aren’t the Marathon)

If the Patriots’ Day race has you feeling inspired, check out one of these Greater Boston races later this spring and summer.

Life & Style

Where to Find Vintage Jewelry in Boston

With buyers increasingly craving one-of-a-kind treasures, estate pieces have never been more popular. Here’s where to hunt for them in Boston.

Style

Dress Boston, a Beacon Hill Boutique, Expands to the South End

The retail shop started by childhood friends opens a second location on Tremont Street.

Travel

A New England Traveler’s Guide to Asheville, North Carolina

This southern city comes alive in April with brewery crawls, hiking, and lots and lots of art.

Home Design

Home & Property

How Do You Showcase Contemporary Art in a Barn-Inspired Home?

One local designer’s solution: Build a fireplace that doubles as a gallery wall.

Home & Property

So You Want to Live in Scituate, Massachusetts?

The South Shore community may be a bit farther from the city than other spots, but its beaches, small-town feel, and relatively affordable real estate more than make up for it.

Beacon

Restaurants

Where to Eat in Greater Boston in April 2024

New and exciting restaurants to check out, plus new reasons to visit older spots.

Arts & Entertainment

16 Things We Can’t Wait to Do This Spring and Early Summer

A highly subjective list of concerts, comedians, movies, and more you need to see this season.

Restaurants

Baleia Brings Seafood-Filled Portuguese Cuisine to the South End

Coda Restaurant Group—the team behind SRV, Gufo, and the Salty Pig—opens a madeira-soaked date-night spot in March.

Restaurants

Yume Ga Arukara Brings Its Supreme Udon to the Seaport

The Cambridge hit expands across the river in February, and the shiny new location will boast a larger menu and other enhancements.