Back Bay


Is Back Bay Dining Making a Comeback?

When I meet Patrick Lyons, the hospitality-world bigwig is waiting for me underneath a clock/sign bearing the name of his latest project: Rochambeau, a sprawling […]

Arts & Entertainment

Opening Our Doors Returns with Free Museum Admission

Rather than lounging around this Columbus Day, head out to one of the fine museums Boston has to offer—many of which will be free to […]

Life & Style

Roots Is Now Open in Boston

The beloved Toronto lifestyle brand Roots has put down, well, roots in Boston, in a new space on Newbury Street. The store acts as a perfect example […]

Copley Square

How to Stay Healthy in Back Bay

There’s certainly no shortage of things to do, places to see, and spots to dine in the Back Bay. Whether you’re cozying up with a good […]


A Moveable “Parklet” Is Coming to Newbury Street This Summer

This summer, Newbury Street will sacrifice two parking spaces for a “parklet,” a pop-up array of stylish benches, tables, and greenery offering shoppers in the pedestrian-packed area a new place […]

The old school Midtown Hotel sign

The MidTown Hotel Property Is Going on the Market

The MidTown Hotel doesn’t want to dazzle you. The old school Back Bay outpost harkens back to a more affordable, less flashy era of buildings […]

Home & Property

Urban Family: Gray Area

Interior designer Dee Elms revamps a Back Bay condo for a family of five.


John Hancock Is Prepping for a Back Bay Homecoming, but Not to the Iconic Tower

John Hancock and Boston’s Back Bay are inextricably linked. Close your eyes and picture the iconic neighborhood. What do you see? Is it an enormous, […]


A 17-Story Condo Tower Could Rise from the Motor Mart Garage in Back Bay

Yet another parking structure in Boston might soon be home to a brand new residential tower, this time the gigantic Motor Mart Garage in Back Bay. CIM Group, […]

Home & Property

Open House

A playfully grand Back Bay townhouse by Catherine Truman is full of treasures hidden in plain view.

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Sparkling Suite in the Back Bay vs. a Vermont Chalet

Which would you choose?


Fine Jewelry Brand Aurate Opens on Newbury Street

The world of jewelry can basically be divided into two regions: the land of expensive fine jewelry and the territory of cheap, poorly made, disposable […]


A Shooting and Car Crash Closed a Stretch of Mass. Ave. by Symphony Hall

A shooting on Mass. Ave. that began on Boylston Street ended with a car near Boston’s Symphony Hall on Monday night, rattling a busy area near two colleges and […]


Newbury Street Is the Place to Shop Fall Pop-Up Style

Although it doesn’t quite yet feel like it, fall really is right around the corner. And when those temperatures finally drop, pop in to these […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Bucolic Vermont Farm vs. a Boston Condo

Which would you choose?