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July 2023 Issue


Life & Style

Reflections on the Art of Marriage

Sometimes, it takes returning to a place that always stays the same—in my case, Lake Champlain—to realize that it’s time to change.

Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: Film Actor and “Macbeth” Star Faran Tahir

The Star Trek, Iron Man, and Harvard alum returns to Boston Common to bring Shakespeare to the masses.

City Life

Just What Is Marty Walsh up to, Anyway?

The former mayor’s identity is inextricably tied to Boston. How soon will he be back—and how prominently?

Home Design

Home & Property

How Do You Make a Boring Patch of Grass a Fantastic Backyard?

One Weston family’s solution: Install an outdoor granite kitchen with an fieldstone-clad fire pit, play area and swing set, and sports court.

Home & Property

So You Want To Live in Hingham?

Want to ferry to work and come home to a house by the water? Here’s what to know about life in this coastal outpost.

Home & Property

Real Estate Showdown: A Waterfront City Condo vs. a North Shore Abode by the Bay

It’s amazing what a few miles can do to the market. This month, we compare a penthouse unit near Boston Harbor with a Colonial-style home on the coast of Ipswich.

Fashion + Style

City Life

Overheard: “You Look Great! Is it Winter in Miami or Cosmetic Surgery?”

Dispatches from Boston‘s 150 Most Influential Bostonians issue celebration and more.

Life & Style

Five Boston Shops Setting New Standards for Sustainability

Your closet (and the planet) will thank you.


Five Great Outdoor Fitness Classes for Late Summer 2023

From star-studded sessions to exhilarating dance parties, these sensational al fresco group workouts will make your summertime routine sizzle.

City Life

Courtside Kicks, a Luxe Streetwear Buy-Sell-Trade Shop, Opens in Copley Place

Meet the unstoppable Burlington trio who turned their sneaker addiction into an empire by age 20.

Life & Style

Meet Boston’s Best Hair Colorist of 2023

In-demand stylist Jessica Thorton takes her Beacon Hill salon, Green Room, to the next level.

Life & Style

Meet Boston’s Best Clothing Designer of 2023

Lalla Bee’s Melina Cortes-Nmili makes vibrant, ultra-chic dresses that last.


A Weekend Traveler’s Guide to Watch Hill, Rhode Island

A New England road-trip destination doesn’t get much more glamorous than this.



Seven Spectacular Destinations for New England Glamping

Our favorite luxury camping locations for falling in love with the great outdoors all over again—no tent-pitching experience required.



Meet Boston’s Best Up-and-Coming Chef of 2023

Kendall DaCosta’s supper club, Out of Many One People, is a flavor-packed showcase of Afro-American and Caribbean cuisine that draws influences from near and far.