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June 2019 Issue


This Way to Maine

From A (Acadia) to Z (Ziplining) and every letter in between, a Bostonian’s Guide to crushing summer in vacationland.


Arts & Entertainment

The New Creative Guard

Meet the new wave of musicians, designers, and dancers who are choosing to stay and making our city cooler than ever.

City Life

The Kamikaze Candidate?

What do you do if you’re Massachusetts’ third-most-famous member of Congress, and best known for launching a failed coup against Nancy Pelosi? If you’re Seth Moulton, you run for president, of course.

City Life

The Secret Truth About Boston Doctors

Local physicians keep getting away with bad medicine, but you may never know who they are until it’s too late.


Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: Chuck MacLean

The creator and executive producer of the Boston drama City on a Hill is a smart-ass brawler from Quincy.

Arts & Entertainment

Everything You’ve Read about Harvard’s Winklevoss Twins Is Wrong

With a new book out this month, the author of Facebook’s origin story reconsiders the villains he helped create.


Welcome to Camp Stress

When did sending your kid to sleepaway camp become the most dreaded part of the summer?

Home Design

Home & Property

Spaces: A Perfect Match

It’s all fun and games in this waterfront Rhode Island backyard.

Home & Property

Covet: Sideboard Conversation

This high-end collection is only available at Studio Verticale in Chinatown.

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Sophisticated Manchester Manse vs. a Downtown Hotel Dwelling

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


City Life

Feeling Lucky?

Gambling fever has struck Massachusetts. Here’s where to get in on all of the action.

Arts & Entertainment

Has Boston Become a Hip-Hop Town?

Rap music is taking over, even in the halls of the MFA. Does that mean we’re not a rock city anymore?

City Life

Influencer: Ohad Elhelo Speaks His Peace

The founder of Our Generation Speaks is hoping to help solve the Israeli–Palestinian conflict—one startup at a time.



Tastemaking: Pair of Kings

How two restaurant moguls bet their friendship to launch a new spot inside the Encore Boston Harbor.


Pop Stars

Cool off with this summer’s hottest trend: Chef-driven spins on the humble Popsicle.


Obsessions: Vintage Finds

Wine guru Lauren Friel shares her must-haves for the oenophile’s home.


Small Bite: A Cut Above

Pizza and cocktails is the new winning formula from Somerville chef Tim Wiechmann.


Dining Out: Fox & the Knife

One of Boston’s hottest chefs finally has a place to call her own. But does her Italian enoteca live up to the hype?

Fashion + Style


The Lust Lineup: The Fine Print

Polka dots, florals, and stripes, oh my! It’s cool to clash this season, so layer it on.

Life & Style

Object of Desire: In the Bag

Boston-based company Sh*t That I Knit crafts totes and earrings perfect for summertime.

Life & Style

What’s In Store: Super Markets

Ditch the mall and head outside this summer for shopping at these local artisan showcases.


Dad to a Tee

Just in time for Father’s Day, hit the links at these top-notch public golf courses.


Boston Traveler: Block Island

With miles of beaches and hiking trails, buzzy nightlife—and did we mention beaches?—it’s easy to choose your adventure on Block Island this summer.


City Life

What’s the Most Dangerous Insect in New England?

Spoiler alert: It’s the ones that carry Lyme disease.

Arts + Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

The Must List

Seven can’t-miss things to do, see, and read this month.