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City Life

Why Are There So Many Wild Turkeys on The Loose in Massachusetts?

Here’s one more reason the rest of the country hates us: We’re pretty. More than that, we’re pretty in every season. In the summer, we […]

Overhead view of two pies on a wooden surface. One is pecan.

How to Order Greater Boston’s Best Pies for Thanksgiving

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s one of the best times of the year to sample some of the region’s best pies. Greater […]

A deli sandwich stacked thick with turkey is sliced in half and served on a plate with potato latkes and a side of apple sauce.

Where to Find the Perfect Post-Thanksgiving Sandwich in Greater Boston

All Star Sandwich Bar Available year round on this hip and lively sandwich shop’s menu, the Gobbler is truly Thanksgiving on a sandwich, with herb-roasted […]

City Life

You Simply Must Say “Starch Me Up” at Thanksgiving This Year

Rarely does Bill Belichick let the gruff, stoic exterior show any cracks at all. But in the run-up to the mashed-potato-dense holiday season, the Patriots […]


15 Thanksgiving Feasts and Takeout Packages in Boston

This year, forget about setting that 5 a.m. alarm reminding you to wake up and stick a 30-pound bird in the oven. Sleep in (you […]

City Life

How to Avoid Crowds in Boston around the Holidays, According to Google

Between concerns about inflation and supply chain disruptions, not to mention the lingering possibilities of viral infection, the 2021 holiday season may be stressful enough […]


Be Awed by the TurDunkin’, a Coolatta-Brined, Munchkin-Stuffed Thanksgiving Feast

In a year filled with so much stress, division, and strife, it’s important this holiday season to focus on the things that unite us. Love […]

Arts & Entertainment

Nine Not Terrible Things to Do for a Quarantine Thanksgiving

Yes, your traditional Thanksgiving is officially canceled and it’s awful. But after you’ve checked in with your family on Zoom and gone through the usual […]

Arts & Entertainment

Seven Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend Outdoors

With coronavirus case counts soaring and the CDC encouraging people not to travel for Thanksgiving this year, many families are looking for ways to spend […]


How Did Cranberry Sauce Become a Staple Thanksgiving Food?

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: […]


16 Not-So-Traditional Thanksgiving Takeout Packages in Boston

Thanksgiving feasts will wind up being much more intimate affairs this year—but hey, a smaller head count just means you’ll have more money to splurge […]

From a festive menu by the Dinner at Mary's pop-up, the "OG Turducken" of roast turkey, confit duck, and chicken sausage with charred broccoli rabe and a THC-infused smoked cranberry glaze. Dinner at Mary's founder Sam Kanter shares her tips on incorporating cannabis edibles into your holiday feast.

Seven Tips For Bringing Cannabis Edibles to Your Holiday Dinner

The first holiday season approaches since Massachusetts residents have had recreational access to legal cannabis products, and the temptation might be strong to add the […]

City Life

Want to Avoid Boston’s Horrific Thanksgiving Traffic? Better Read This

If you’d prefer to kick off your Thanksgiving weekend joyfully anticipating good food and time well spent with family rather than flipping off fellow travelers […]

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Here’s Where to Order Thanksgiving Catering in Boston

Volunteered to bring the pies, fix the sides, or even roast the turkey this Thanksgiving—and freaking out a bit as Thursday, November 28 draws near? […]

City Life

When to Drive (and When Not to Drive) on Thanksgiving

Driving on Thanksgiving in Boston, like in all American cities, is a disaster waiting to happen. Play your cards wrong, and you could end up spending […]