Back Bay


Restaurant Review: Uni

Fine dining gets a new look as Ken Oringer closes Clio to make way for an expanded, more exciting version of Uni.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Back Bay Penthouse

With sweeping views.

Home & Property

A Back Bay Brownstone with Glamour and Grace

A classic brownstone gets a retro-futuristic makeover.


Santouka Ramen Will Open Second Boston Store in Back Bay

UPDATE, May 3: Santouka in now hiring for its Back Bay ramen shop. It could open at the end of May, a representative says. PREVIOUSLY: […]

Tasty Burger Back Bay

Tasty Burger Rolls Out Breakfast in Back Bay

Tasty Burger is positioning itself to be Boston’s local burger joint morning, noon, and (late) night. The newest outpost of the chainlet, located at the […]

Beyonce and Jay-Z

Back Bay Harry’s Is Throwing a Jay Z and Beyonce-Themed New Year’s Eve Party

Back Bay Harry’s has rolled out the red carpet during brunch in honor of pop culture icons from Britney to JT to the Golden Girls—and of course, […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Different Kind of Back Bay Penthouse

132 Commonwealth Avenue, PH Price: $1,900,000 Size: 1,471 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 Many residences on Commonwealth Avenue, while beautiful, maintain some level of stodgy Victorian opulence that can […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Pre-War Beauty in the Back Bay

276 Marlborough Street, #8 Price: $4,495,000 Size: 2,605 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3.5 In a pre-war building at the corner of Marlborough and Fairfield […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Five-Story Back Bay Dream Home

18 Fairfield Street Price: $4,200,000 Size: 4,034 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4.5 Constructed in 1870, like many Back Bay buildings, this five-story bow-front has avoided the common conversion […]

Arts & Entertainment

Some Kind of Art Installation Is Unfolding on a Boston Skyscraper

Update, September 24, 11:40 a.m. Bryan Koop, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager at Boston Properties, which owns 200 Clarendon, announced on Twitter that the evolving image […]

Nourish Your Soul

Nourish Your Soul Is Opening a Location in the Back Bay

Juice shop Nourish Your Soul, which helped usher in Boston’s juice bar craze when it opened in 2010, is adding a third location. The mini […]

Sweat and Soul

Back Bay Yoga and Sweat and Soul Yoga To Join National Chain YogaWorks

As of today, popular sister yoga studios Back Bay Yoga and Sweat and Soul Yoga will become part of national chain YogaWorks, making them the […]

City Life

‘Ghost Bike’ Ceremony Honors Cyclist Killed in Back Bay Accident

After Anita Kurmann’s death, her mother came to Boston and tied a ribbon to a pole at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street […]


Golden Girls Brunch Comes to Back Bay Harry’s

In a week that’s been rife with bewildering TV-crossovers—Okily Dokily, the Ned Flanders–inspired metal band? A Teletubbies/Die Antwoord mashup?—it turns out that we’ve got one […]

Home & Property

Where the Art Is

When a couple moved from a Brookline home to the Back Bay, it wasn’t just their art collection that needed editing; it was 40 years worth of marriage and memories.