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Summer 2020

Life & Style

Five Outdoor Gear Suppliers for Every Kind of Summer Adventure

FOR BEACH CHAIRS Cape Cod Beach Chair Company This is it—this is the summer you finally ditch that vinyl nightmare of a beach chair that’s […]


Eight Exercises Perfect for a Beach Workout

If you’re looking to mix up your workout routine, but aren’t quite comfortable going to the gym anytime soon, try taking your workout outside. Instead […]


The West Nile Virus Has Been Detected in a Mosquito in Boston for the First Time This Year

Just when you finally made a habit out of grabbing your COVID-blocking mask on your way out the door, you’re going to have to add […]


These Are the Pools That Are Open In Boston Right Now

One of the many joys of summer—right up there with lobster rolls and beach hopping—is swimming at city pools. As we’ve inched further and further […]


These Boston Fitness Studios Are Hosting Outdoor Workouts

This week, most gyms in Boston are allowed to open their doors again—but if you’re not ready to step inside again just yet, know that you […]


Five Campgrounds Now Accepting Reservations in Massachusetts

Never has camping seemed more enticing. After nearly four months stuck inside our homes, even the least adventurous of us all want a change in […]


Explore the City with These Six Bike Trips around Boston

Spontaneous day trips are good for the soul—whether you’re driving a car, on a boat, or pedaling a bike. And never have day trips been […]


Seven Outdoor Exercises You Can Do on an Athletic Field

After working out in our bedrooms, basements, and living rooms for the past three months, a change of scenery is more than welcome. While gyms […]

City Life

Something New to Worry About: Really Big Jellyfish Have Been Spotted at Mass. Beaches

Thinking you’ll take advantage of the summery temps this weekend and head to the beach? Sounds relaxing! Just remember, as you dodge the crowds, seek […]

Arts & Entertainment

What Aspects of a Normal New England Summer Will You Miss the Most?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at onelastquestion@bostonmagazine.com. Question: […]

City Life

How Do We Solve the Fireworks Problem?

In a press conference Wednesday, Mayor Marty Walsh revealed a staggering statistic: There’s been a 2,300 percent increase in the number of complaints to Boston […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Beaches, Boats, and More: All the Rules You Need to Know as Summer Gets Underway

We all feel cooped up by the end of the long, cold, wet, miserable (but still lovable) Massachusetts winter. But in the age of the […]


What You Need to Know about Outdoor Recreational Activity This Summer

Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way: We’re all going to have the world’s weirdest tan lines this summer. After months in […]