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Nina Farmer’s Bright Beacon Hill Kitchen Was Once a Dark Bedroom

When Nina Farmer and her husband first moved into their Beacon Hill home, the couple’s kitchen was hardly the inviting hangout space it is today. […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Cool and Contemporary Beacon Hill Brownstone

94 Chestnut St., Boston Price: $3,025,000 Size: 1,549 square feet Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2.5 It’d be nearly impossible to not feel at ease inside this Beacon […]

Home & Property

Take a Glimpse into Beacon Hill’s Newly Renovated, Century-Old Synagogue

Look at an old photo of Beacon Hill, and even in sepia tones you’ll be able to pick out the Vilna Shul by its prominent […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Posh Condo in a Converted Beacon Hill Schoolhouse

41 Phillips St. #11, Beacon Hill Price: $2,695,000 Size: 1,417 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2.5 Listen up, homeschoolers: This is the swankiest classroom you’ll […]

City Life

Robert DeLeo Is King of the Hill

If ever there was a moment when the opaque inner workings of Robert DeLeo’s House of Representatives were revealed for all to see, it was […]

City Life

Is Massachusetts Gearing up For a #MassExit?

From Beacon Hill to city halls, local politicians are inching ever closer to launching the state’s first safe injection facilities (SIFs)—and in doing so, igniting […]

nancy schon turtle
City Life

“Make Way for Ducklings” Artist Unveils New Sculpture

There’s a turtle in Beacon Hill—but don’t worry, she’s good with kids. Myrtle the Turtle, a four-foot-long bronze replica of a Kemp’s Ridley turtle, was unveiled […]

Home & Property

Photos from the Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill Tour

Beacon Hill’s magnificent urban gardens exist hidden from plain view. The small pockets of green are enveloped by bricks, and are usually only enjoyed by […]

City Life

Our Guide to Boston Neighborhood Status Symbols

From where to vacation to driving the right car, here’s how to make your neighbors green with envy.

Home & Property

Spaces: Urban Oasis

A once cramped and dimly lit Beacon Hill home is topped off with a dreamy sunroom.

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Beacon Hill Carriage House vs. a Three-Family in Providence

Which would you choose?

Galvin holds a cellphone to his ear
City Life

Lawrence’s Dan Rivera Says Bill Galvin Told Him, “I Made You Mayor”

William Galvin is (allegedly) not very happy with people endorsing Josh Zakim. The secretary of state, who is facing a primary challenger for the first […]

Life & Style

Roosters Barbershop Now Open in Beacon Hill

The year of the rooster is coming to an end, but Roosters Men’s Grooming Center, is here to stay. The high-end barbershop just opened their […]

Stan Rosenberg at a lectern
City Life

Independent Investigator to Spearhead Bryon Hefner Probe

The state Senate will select a special investigator to look into the sexual harassment and assault allegations against Bryon Hefner, husband of Senate President Stan Rosenberg. […]

The Massachusetts State House
City Life

Bryon Hefner Accused of Sexual Harassment, Assault

Four men have accused Bryon Hefner, whose husband is state Senate President Stan Rosenberg, of sexual assault or harassment. The Boston Globe reports that three of […]