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Back Bay

Arts & Entertainment

Benefit Concert Planned to Honor Firefighters Killed in Back Bay Fire

The Great American Foundation has announced a benefit concert honoring Edward Walsh and Michael Kennedy, the two Boston firefighters who were killed while battling a nine-alarm Back […]

Home & Property

On the Market: 250 Beacon Street, Unit 4, Back Bay

With this three-bedroom condo, you can find Manhattan (but better) in the heart of the Back Bay. “It’s a New York style building,” says Coldwell […]

City Life

Beacon Street Fire That Killed Two Firefighters Was ‘Havoc’

In his 30 years on the job, Deputy Fire Chief Joe Finn has never seen a fire travel as swiftly as the one that engulfed […]


Roof Deck, Reimagined: Decking Out a Back Bay Duplex

Decking out a Back Bay duplex.

City Life

Firefighters Battle Back Bay Blaze

Firefighters battled an aggressive blaze that started on the fifth floor of a high-rise apartment building in the Back Bay on Saturday afternoon, before quickly […]

City Life

Newbury Street Is Getting a 3D Printing Shop That Makes Gifts

In a short amount of time, 3D printing—while sometimes controversial—has gone from being exclusively used in high-tech laboratories, to being sold for commercial use, and […]

City Life

Two Parking Spots On Comm. Ave. Sold For $250,000

A little rain didn’t keep buyers interested in spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on prime parking spots in the Back Bay from showing up […]

City Life

The Boston Pig Has a Name: It’s Bobby

Bobby swims, spends time in Back Bay, takes trips on a boat, and really enjoys belly rubs. Oh, also, Bobby is a pig. He belongs […]

City Life

Kings Bowl Is Sending A Cheeseburger Into Space

Kings Bowl in the Back Bay thinks they have the best burgers on the planet, but now they want to take over the universe. At […]

City Life

Officials Want Answers About Latest Back Bay Blackout

City Councilor Mike Ross wants to figure out why one of the busiest neighborhoods in Boston has experienced another blackout. On Saturday, the Back Bay […]

City Life

Another Reason to Head to Boylston: Money Falls from the Sky

This has got to be one of the better occasions police have had to head to Boylston Street in recent weeks: Bystanders reported that a […]

City Life

Boylston Street Opens Back Up to the Public More Than a Week After Bombings

Business was booming on Boylston Street on Wednesday as the general public, retail shops, and restaurants were welcomed back to the area a week-and-a-half after […]

City Life

Scary: What the Back Bay Looks Like Under 25 Feet of Water

Scary: What the Back Bay Looks Like Under 25 Feet of Water. Photoillustrator Nickolay Lamm created images depicting what some cities in the U.S. will […]

Restaurant Review: Oak Long Bar + Kitchen in Back Bay

Despite a stunning atmosphere, the old-meets-new dynamic at this revamped classic in Back Bay doesn’t always work.


Battle at the Barre

The barre fight in Boston is definitely heating up. Already a staple in the Newton Centre fitness community, the Pure Barre franchise is coming to […]