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sea glass

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 […]

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.

running girl

Your Ultimate Guide to Boston Running Routes By Distance

It’s no secret that Boston is one of the best cities to lace up your sneakers and hit the ground running. The city has been […]


Our Day Trip Guide to Rockport

We all need a break from city life sometimes, if even just for a few hours. Our day trip guides highlight all of the gems […]

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Boston Picnic Guide: Where to Order, and Where to Eat

These seven Boston-area restaurants make it easy to have a gourmet meal en plein air with picnic packages and catering options—and we made it easy to […]