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Can the Duck Boats Recover from a Summer with No Tourism?

How the city’s iconic water-going buses have managed to stay afloat in a dried-up tourism season.


Arts & Entertainment

Five Boston Artists Making the Most of Instagram during Quarantine

City Life

How to Disrupt the Whiteness of Boston Philanthropy, One Dollar at a Time

Home & Property

On the Market: A Sleek Seaside Sanctuary in Hull


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Behind the Byline with Rowan Jacobsen

Learn more about Boston magazine’s writers and editors, and how they approach their work.

Restaurants

Actually, You Can Still See a Live Red Sox Game in Boston

But only if you score a prime seat at Bleacher Bar, inside a former Fenway Park batting cage.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Covetable Top-Floor Coop in Dorchester

Two bedrooms, two decks, a home office, and lots of skylights.

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Travel

Here’s a First Look Inside the Newly Renovated Mandarin Oriental, Boston

For when you’re finally ready to book that staycation.

Style

All Dressed up and No Place To Go

The best part about spending so much time at home? When it comes to fashion, there are absolutely no rules.

City Life

Those Aren’t Clouds: The West Coast Wildfire Smoke Has Reached Massachusetts

Traces of the fires out west have cast a haze over the region.


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The Summer of Social Distancing

The Summer of Social Distancing

What you need to know to make the most of a very unusual summer in Boston.

Style

The Lust Lineup: Soft Touch

Swap the cozy lounge-wear this fall with the just-as-sumptuous feel of velvet for a look that’s fashionable and functional.

City Life

The End of Casual Sex?

With the risk of infection lurking in every encounter, local singles are increasingly swearing off random hook-ups. Are we about to enter a new Victorian era—or is something else afoot?

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Restaurants

I’ll Eat Outside at Boston Restaurants All Winter If I Have To

If you would have braved the freezing cold for a Patriots game, you should do it to save local restaurants, too.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Petite Charmer on a Maine Island

Instantly gratify your cottage dreams with this turnkey home, on sale for $460k.

Education

Where Massachusetts Colleges Placed in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

We’ve still got schools at the top of the class.

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Longreads

Longreads

Newsmakers, profiles, history, and more.


Home & Property

10 Massachusetts Homes for Sale with Great Home Offices

Built-in desks and sunny offices galore.

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Home & Property

On the Market: Lizzie Borden’s Historic “Maplecroft” Mansion

Own a local piece of (macabre) history.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Sunny and Eclectic Abode in Dorchester

Original stained glass windows and two butler’s pantries bless this Uphams Corner condo.

Travel

Use This Interactive Fall Foliage 2020 Map to Plan Your Next Getaway

You need this. I need this. Let’s get out there and see some leaves.

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