December 2013 Issue

News

The World Champion Boston Red Sox

Tony Massarotti on Big Papi, Dennis Eckersley on Koji, and how the worst-to-first Red Sox won back the city’s heart—again.

News

News

Boston’s Ridiculous Year

A decade’s worth of drama in a single year.

News

Closer to Ewe

You’ve heard of farm to table? Introducing farm to sweater, for when you’re ready to meet the animal you’re wearing.

Arts + Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Unfrozen in Time

Ben Bradlee Jr. pens the ultimate Ted Williams biography.

Arts & Entertainment

December Culture Calendar

Seven must-see arts events happening this month.

Arts & Entertainment

Boston's Sugar-Plum Dance-Off

A handy cheat sheet to help you find the Nutcracker show of your dreams.

Arts & Entertainment

Q&A: Casey Affleck

The Cambridge native discusses his new movie, rent control in Central Square, and efforts to reopen the Harvard Square movie theater.

Health

Wellness

Bag Check

Peek inside the commuting-ready carryalls of two local fitness pros for inspiration—and pack smart.

Feature

Wellness

Top Docs 2013

Our guide to 650 of the Hub’s finest physicians.

Wellness

Six Heroic Saves

Get to know six enduring relationships between patients who were broken by the Boston Marathon bombings and the doctors who are helping to make them whole again.

Wellness

Life & Limb

Boston has a long history of pioneering research in prosthetics. And thanks to cutting-edge new research, local patients are ready to take the next step.

Arts & Entertainment

Game Changer

Ken Levine is breaking violent new ground in the world’s youngest art form: video games.

Department

Restaurants

Not Enough Cooks in the Kitchen

Why a lack of line cooks could have lasting effects for the city’s restaurants.

Restaurants

Restaurants

Welcome to Splitsville

In favor of "for two" protein portions.

Restaurants

Holy Smokes!

Find out why some chefs are burning their food on purpose.

Restaurants

Perusable Feast

A quick-hit tour through some of the year’s best cookbook releases, chosen by the local chefs who covet them.

Restaurants

In a Batter Place

All about the Tom and Jerry cocktail.

Restaurants

Let Cooler Reds Prevail

The scourge of the whites-only wine fridge.

Restaurants

“Chasing the Dragon”

Sampling wok hei at Winsor Dim Sum Cafe.

Restaurants

83-Word Valentine

To Citizen Public House's fried chicken skins.

Restaurants

Dining Out: Bronwyn

When a haute-cuisine-trained, locavore-leaning chef tries his hand at Germanic biergarten fare, curious (and often delicious) things happen.

Fashion + Style

Style

Haute Coco

Chanel opens a new store on Newbury Street.

Style

A Rhino for the Library

Deck the halls with these strategically curated holiday gifts, each matched to its domestic habitat.

Style

Shirts So Good

A Fall River garment maker rolls out a Brooklyn look with plenty of Mass. appeal.

News

Renter Wonderland

The slope hound’s guide to snow-kissed lodgings, whatever your wintry ambition.