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Weddings

16 Local Asian American Wedding Vendors to Book for Your Celebration

For brides and grooms eager to show support to the local Asian American community, including AAPI-owned businesses in your wedding-vendor search is an easy place […]

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Travel

Five Places to Find Quirky Acoustic Phenomena on a Road Trip from Boston

When looking for new places to visit, we often jump straight to visually, intellectually, or historically interesting destinations. Most of us don’t think about all […]

Travel

Your Guide to the Weird (and Wonderful) Alleys of Boston’s North End

Boston’s North End has very little grass but nearly 40 alleys, as well as a dozen paved parks and plazas, all packed into 0.13 square […]

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Travel

Where to Hunt for Sea Glass around Massachusetts

After decades of tumbling in the ocean, glass that was once trash becomes treasure after it’s worn down into cloudy and perfectly smooth fragments—also known […]

Home & Property

Kitchens Guide 2020

A Bright Family Kitchen in Weston ••• A Colorful Kitchen on Nantucket ••• A Walnut- and Cedar-Filled Kitchen on Martha’s Vineyard ••• A Practical, Homey […]

City Life

Slice a Path to These Five Ax-Throwing Joints in Massachusetts

There’s, like, a lot of stress in the world right now. One way to get a handle on it? Literally, get a handle—an ax handle—and […]

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Life & Style

Attention, Men: Here’s Everything You Ever Needed to Know about Giving Yourself a Haircut at Home

About a month into abiding by the state’s stay-at-home advisory, my boyfriend began imploring me to help him cut his hair. (Cue: my flashbacks to […]

Home & Property

Kitchens Guide 2019

A Space-Saving, Navy Kitchen in the South End ••• An Artist’s Turquoise-Tiled Kitchen in Jamaica Plain ••• A Playful Pink Kitchen in a Seaport Condo […]

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Home & Property

The Ultimate Guide to Moving Season in Boston

What is there to say about moving in Boston that can’t be more eloquently said by any picture of a moving truck that’s been Storrowed? We try. […]

Home & Property

An Open Concept Kitchen in Needham

Architect Jacob Lilley opens up the heart of the home to green space with retractable doors and and an open back wall. Dinner al fresco, anyone?

Home & Property

A Gray Kitchen in Westwood

Contemporary charcoal cabinetry, a warm ceramic backsplash, and a stained-walnut island help make up this freshly renovated basement space that’s perfect for entertaining.

Home & Property

A Neutral Kitchen in Newton

An eclectic mix of materials were used in the revamp of this airy Newton kitchen, designed by Jennifer Stuart, of Metropolitan Cabinets & Countertops.

Home & Property

A Minimalist Kitchen in the South End

Location: Boston Size: 180 square feet After renovating most of the unit on his own, the owner of this 1,050-square-foot South End townhouse enlisted Boston-based I-Kanda Architects […]

Home & Property

A Seaside Kitchen in Gloucester

Sleek, hardware-free cabinets and wood-like finishes lends a “beachy feel” to this Gloucester kitchen.

Home & Property

Kitchens Guide 2018

Five outside-the-box projects offer fresh inspiration.