March 2013 Issue

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Best Places to Live 2013: The Boom Is Back!

Boston’s housing market is sizzling again, and it’s a safe bet that things are only going to get hotter.

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From Harvard, To Washington, And Back Again

At the start of Obama’s second term, nearly all of the professors who joined the president's administration have returned. Why?

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Silent Spring

Everyone seems to have mixed feelings about the month of March.

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Mascot Madness

What if college mascots were actually to face off? We asked an expert to find out.

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China Town

Boston wants the Chinese tourists who come for a Harvard tour to stay awhile.

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Reverse the Curse

Boston's getting a new set of ballplayers this spring—but they won't be playing for the Red Sox.

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Fare and Square

A smartphone attachment could mean peace between Boston's cabbies and their riders—so, of course, it’s not allowed.

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Q&A: NESN Red Sox Reporter Jenny Dell

With Red Sox spring training in full swing, Dell is back for what everyone hopes is a very different season number two.

Home Design

Home & Property

Living Large: Milton Calling

Rachel Slade's off-kilter take on hub dwellings.

City Style

Home & Property

The Slade Index

What's hot and not in Boston home design.

Health

Wellness

Sharp Relief

Acupuncture goes mainstream in Massachusetts.

Wellness

The Future of Breast Implants

"Natural" breast implants popped up on some 2013 health trends lists. Is this the future of breast augmentation?

Feature

Style

In Bloom

Bold, bright floral prints are the thing for spring.

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The Crusader

After an anti-gay campaign in Uganda, Scott Lively is being sued for persecution—a crime against humanity. So what's next? He's exploring a run for governor, of course.

Wellness

The NEXT Next Big Thing

In December, Moderna Therapeutics announced a technology that would revolutionize medicine. Can Moderna pull off what countless others have not?

Fashion + Style

Style

Graphic Content

High contrast brings high style to spring's black-and-white accessories.

Style

All the Trimmings

A Wakefield shoe designer can now adorn the adventurous dresser from head to toe.

Style

Family Jewels

Adamas Fine Jewelry gets a new sibling in Wellesley.

Style

Ready for Takeoff: The Rag & Bone Pilot Clutch

With all the perks of its larger counterpart, this bright blue bag is perfect for welcoming back spring.

Restaurants

Restaurants

Restaurant Review: BoMa

This South End newcomer has some work to do before it can become the next neighborhood success story.

Restaurants

Get the Look: Ceia Kitchen + Bar

How to recreate this restaurant's rustic, romantic ambiance at home.

Restaurants

Vocab Lesson: Roesti

Learn more about this Swiss breakfast staple and where to find it in Boston.

Restaurants

The Goods: Local Bites We're Digging This Month

This month, we're into Mem Tea Genmai Cha, Coop's Hot Fudge, and Spindrift Sparkling Half and Half.

Restaurants

First Bite: The Sinclair in Cambridge

This live-music venue/eatery is a great fit for the Harvard crowd.

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Dining Brief: Estelle's in South End

Classic southern-style comfort food hits the spot at Brian Poe's new restaurant.

Restaurants

Good Eggs

A look at the new 1920s-themed steakhouse Bogie's Place in Downtown Crossing.

Restaurants

Orange Crush

Boston chefs elevate the common carrot.

Arts + Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Culture Calendar: A&E Events in March

Matthew Reed Baker's guide to this month's events.

Arts & Entertainment

Every Measure a Mitzvah

The Boston Jewish Music Festival will present a mix of the traditional and the new.

Department

News

Parade Charade

Why is the city out to kill one of Boston's most distinct St. Patrick's Day traditions?

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Goooaaaal!

International players like Leandro Barbosa represent the future of basketball, which the NBA hopes to transform into a global game that will rival soccer in popularity—and profit.