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June 2023 Issue


The 18 Greatest Resort Golf Holes in New England

And what to do when you’re not on the course.


City Life

The Future of Clean, Green Energy Is Here in Boston

The city’s brightest minds have a daring plan to create new forms of energy with the potential to save the planet from climate disaster. But tick tock—time is slipping away.

Arts & Entertainment

The Many Faces of Boston Rapper Oompa

“Black,” “queer,” and “from the ‘hood” were the words that often described the Roxbury-born artist during her local rise to fame. But while Lakiyra “Oompa” Williams is all that—she’s also a whole lot more.


City Life

The Interview: The ‘Quin House Cofounder Sandy Edgerley

The philanthropist, Harvard graduate, and longtime Bostonian—who’s turned the quiet old world of private clubs on its head—talks accruing wealth through real estate, high-end style, and Julian Schnabel.

City Life

It’s Officially Time to Revamp Massachusetts’ State Symbols

If we’re gonna have them, let’s make them count!

City Life

The Rise, Fall, and Hopeful Return of Boston’s Pride Parade

The annual event became part of a massive rift among members of the city’s LGBTQ+ community. Now after a three-year hiatus, the street celebration is back. But with so much baggage, can it deliver?

Fashion + Style

City Life

Celebrating Hokusai’s Influence at the Museum of Fine Arts

Plus, scenes from a music-and-arts benefit at Berklee Performance Center and the Prospero Society’s reception at the Newbury Boston.

Life & Style

Our Favorite New Newbury Street Stores So Far in 2023

Have you noticed all the new shops opening this year? We certainly have. Here are the five arrivals we love the most.

Life & Style

Raffles, the Iconic Global Hotel Brand, Comes to Back Bay

The luxury chain’s first mixed-use property in North America will boast 147 guest rooms, 146 residences, and one very grand ballroom.

City Life

Five Spectacular Biking Trails in Greater Boston

From a revolutionary 10-mile ride to a 2.6-mile Deer Island loop, we’ve rounded up some of the region’s best.


A Day Tripper’s Guide to Biddeford, Maine

Just 18 miles south of Portland, this York County mill town is gaining a new reputation as a gourmet getaway.



Where to Eat Spectacular Seafood around Boston This Summer

From no-frills fried-fish shacks to high-end omakase destinations, 19 local seafood restaurants you have to try this summer.

Home Design

Home & Property

A Duxbury Kitchen Makes Room for Natural Light and Live Chickens

Interior designer Louisa Smith connected her South Shore home’s indoors with the outdoors—and created an all-weather perch for her sons and their animal friends.

Home & Property

So You Want to Live in the Seaport?

This isn’t your grandmother’s waterfront. Here’s what you need to know about life in Boston’s fastest-growing neighborhood.

Home & Property

Real Estate Showdown: A Savin Hill Single-Family vs. a Riverside Beauty in Beverly

We compare a spacious home in Dorchester with a Colonial by the water on the North Shore.



Dorchester’s Comfort Kitchen Beautifully Executes a Soulful, Global Menu

The Upham’s Corner restaurant not only illuminates the African diaspora through terrific food, drinks, and service, but also a path to improve the lives of its local descendants.


Home & Property

Our Top Real Estate Producers 2023 List Is Here

When it comes to the local housing market, these folks know how to close the deal. Our annual look at the region’s best-performing agents.