Arts & Entertainment

Bethany Van Delft Is No Joke

There is a massive difference between being a standup comedian and being funny. I took a standup comedy class at the Boston Center for Adult […]


Will Dailey Wants to Make Boston a Hot Spot for Musicians

There is no ladder of ascension in Boston, no healthy structure for artists to thrive, and I’m dedicated to staying here and solving that. When […]


Sheena Collier Is Creating a Guide for Living in Boston While Black

When I first visited Harvard, I told my mother, “I don’t see any black people; I’m not going here.” And she said, “Girl, it’s Harvard—I […]


Emily Isenberg Is the Life of the Party

Marketing whiz Emily Isenberg on throwing pop-ups for Kanye and Edelman.

Michael Fallon

Influencer: Michael Fallon Is on the Rise

Fifth-generation developer Michael Fallon on the future of Boston’s skyline.


Influencer: Olivia Ives-Flores Is Off the Wall

Olivia Ives-Flores is taking Boston’s art scene out of the gallery and into the city’s coolest parties.


Influencer: Camila Coelho Has 7 Million Best Friends

How the Holliston resident went from the makeup counter at Macy’s to a YouTube and Instagram sensation.


Influencer: Sue O’Connell Is Always On

NECN host Sue O’Connell talks highbrow art, lowbrow TV, and how Boston can be even cooler.


Influencer: Tom O’Keefe Is Always Trending

With more than 280,000 dedicated Twitter followers, the man behind @BostonTweet talks about creepy DMs, drunk posting, and eating a pint of ice cream every single day.


Influencer: Maria Stephanos, Boston’s Anchor

From brushing off haters to dealing with on-air wardrobe malfunctions, WCVB mainstay Maria Stephanos gives us the scoop.

Arts & Entertainment

Influencer: Cambridge Artist Julia Powell, Master of Fine Arts

Corporate lawyer turned painter Julia Powell is a rising star on the city’s art scene. (Did we mention she’s also BFFs with Mindy Kaling?)


Influencer: Nick Varano of Strega Restaurants, the Entertainer

At his Strega restaurants, Nick Varano wants to make you—and everyone who steps through his doors—feel like a celebrity.


The Voice of Julian Edelman

How marketing wiz Assaf Swissa turned the Pats’ wide receiver into a bigger social media star than Tom Brady.


Boston’s Great Connector

Who needs LinkedIn when you’ve got Colette Phillips?


Elaine Zecher, Talk of the Temple

The city’s most prominent rabbi on breaking the stained-glass ceiling, her love of James Taylor, and what it means to be Jewish in Boston today.