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March 2024 Issue

City Life

Top Places to Live 2024: Where to Find a Deal in Greater Boston’s Sky-High Market

Want to live in Wellesley? How about trying Natick instead? Savvy alternatives to some of Eastern Massachusetts’s priciest neighborhoods.


City Life

Diana DiZoglio Won’t Back Down

The most famous and controversial state auditor in generations has made it her mission to bring bright, sunshine-y transparency to the state legislature, and pity the fool who gets in her way.

City Life

Why Harvard University Is Failing at Everything

A crushing cancel culture, accusations of plagiarism, protests on campus, lawsuits, Congressional investigations, and big-dollar donors running for the door. Why the emperor by the Charles has no clothes.

Home & Property

Greater Boston’s Single-Family Home Prices By Town in 2023

Can you guess the most expensive town? The answer might surprise you.

City Life

Here Are Boston Median Condo Prices by Neighborhood from 2023

Back Bay, South End, and the Leather District all exceed $1 million.


City Life

The Interview: Top Model and Activist Cameron Russell

With a new book out this month, the Cambridge native is looking to transform the fashion industry, one difficult conversation at a time.

City Life

So You Don’t Want to Go Back to the Office?

Here are a few reasons why—at least in my experience—your career depends on being around real, live people in the workplace.



50 Years of ‘Best of Boston’: Shopping

In honor of this year’s 50th anniversary of Best of Boston, we’re taking a monthly look back. Up next: Boston’s best places to shop.

Fashion + Style


Five Style Essentials for Spring 2024, According to Boston Fashion Pros

Out with the old, in with the new: Freshen up your wardrobe with these hot looks courtesy of the city’s style insiders.

City Life

Horsing Around at the Mandarin with the Clip-Clop of Louboutin-Clad Hooves

Our monthly dispatch from the city’s swankiest affairs.


Beloved Martha’s Vineyard Boutique the Great Put On Opens in Boston

The independent Edgartown mainstay comes to the Seaport.


A New England Traveler’s Guide to Naples, Florida

It’s always sunny along Florida’s “Paradise Coast”—especially when it’s spring break time.

Home Design

Home & Property

So You Want to Live in Lynnfield, Mass.?

There’s commerce and community in this picturesque North Shore suburb—but be prepared to pounce on real estate.

Home & Property

Real Estate Showdown: A Condo in the South End vs. a Weston Single-Family

It’s amazing what a few miles can do to the market. This month, we compare a luxury unit on Shawmut Avenue with a sun-filled contemporary west of Boston.



The Ultimate Guide to Massachusetts’ Tastiest Edibles

Welcome to Grassachusetts, where the cannabis-infused options are downright gourmet.


Where to Eat in Greater Boston in March 2024

New and exciting restaurants to check out, plus new reasons to visit older spots.


Mothership, a Family-Friendly Restaurant Full of Comfort Food, Lands in Cambridge

The Revival Cafe & Kitchen team’s six-years-in-the-works restaurant is open in Alewife, and there’s shuffleboard, lava cake, and café-inspired cocktails.


Somerville’s Wade BBQ Makes a Case for Boston Barbecue

From an alleyway takeout counter, the Union Square newcomer aims to define a regional style.