August 2020 Archives - Boston Magazine

August 2020 Issue

City Life

Best of Boston 2020

193 reasons to love our city.

Feature

City Life

Best of Boston 2020: COVID-19 Heroes Edition

In place of our annual Best of Boston reader’s poll, we asked Bostonians to shine a spotlight on the everyday heroes in our city.

Department

City Life

A Bostonian Abroad in the ’Burbs

I never considered leaving Boston. Ever. Then the pandemic hit.

City Life

The Last Lobster Supper?

Could this be the end of our best-loved summer tradition as we know it?

City Life

Who’s Gonna Take the Weight?

As a Black man born in the South who has climbed the power structures of Boston and our nation’s capital, I’ve spent a lifetime navigating around and tackling head-on the realities of structural racism. It’s time for everyone else to know this burden.

Fashion + Style

Style

The Lust Lineup: Hey, Sailor!

Whether you’re dropping anchor in Boston Harbor or on your favorite patio, this season’s nautical-inspired pieces are sure to make a splash.

Life & Style

What’s in Store: Call of the Wild

Because soaking up the last few glorious weeks of summer is a whole lot easier with the right gear.

Style

Turning the Tide

Think you can’t hang 10 in New England? This local surfboard shaper is determined to change your mind.

Travel

Boston Traveler: The Lakes Region

Is there anything more quintessentially summer than a weekend on Winnipesaukee?

Other

Style

How Did the Shoe Industry Get to Be So Big in Massachusetts?

You can’t run away from the biggest names in sneakers.

Home Design

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Nautical Chatham Retreat vs. a Downtown Penthouse

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

Health

Wellness

Test the Waters

Whether you’re looking to Zen out on a paddleboard or fly through the air on a power kite, it’s good to know there are still plenty of ways to have a wet ’n’ wild summer.