South End


The BU Biolab Will Work With the Most Dangerous Microbes on Earth, Finally

Sure, there’s plenty of good reason to be cautious about having a bevy of deadly pathogens in your backyard. And when it comes to Boston University’s plans […]

Home & Property

Co-Living Could Be Coming to the South End

A high-end dormitory for adults may soon spring up in the South End. Last week, Newton-based National Development proposed a 14-story “co-living” building to complete the […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Stunning South End Single-Family

6 Melrose Street, South End Price: $2,175,000 Size: 2,260 square feet Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 4.5 Decked out with fireplaces, ornate window casings, and exposed bricks, this Federal-style townhouse […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: An Island Retreat in Maine vs. a City Condo in Boston

Which would you choose?


Someone Bought the South End’s Hotel Alexandra

The South End’s Hotel Alexandra might finally be getting its long-overdue restoration. Boston’s Church of Scientology has agreed to sell the dilapidated building to a Cambridge-based developer, according […]

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Tour the South End’s Gardens and Pocket Parks This Weekend

Going for a stroll through one of the largest surviving districts of rowhouses in the country is always pleasant, but this weekend, you’ll have the […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: A South End Pad vs. a Cape Cod Hideaway

Two listings. The same price. What’s worth it?


The South End Open Market Is Dead

After 13 years’ worth of summer Sundays and an acrimonious divorce, the South End Open Market is closing shop. The market was supposed to move to […]


Here’s What Could Replace the South End’s Flower Exchange

The new owners of the Boston Flower Exchange in the South End have revealed their plans for the Albany Street site, and it’s got a […]

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Marvel at This Decked-Out Space in the South End

Jeremy Jih’s bold rooftop landscape combines ancient joinery with ultramodern fabrication methods.


Space Savers Are Banned in the South End

Is that smart planning, or policy for the privileged?


Bobby from Boston’s Legacy Continues

Many of us knew that he had been sick for a long time, but when news came of Bobby Garnett’s death, a collective gasp could […]


Restaurant Review: Bar Mezzana

Barbara Lynch protégé Colin Lynch focuses on modern Italian cuisine with a coastal bent on the ground floor of Sepia, in the South End’s Ink Block development.

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Designing a Long Loft in the South End

Nader Tehrani and Cristina Parreño employ a sophisticated architectural scheme in Tehrani’s South End home, which once served as his design firm’s headquarters.


A Tribute Is Planned for the Men Killed in the Tragic South End Flooding

They died tragically as water gushed into the trench where they were working to fix a pipe in the South End, and now, as their […]