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A Handy Survival Guide to Boston Calling 2024

What you need to know about the Memorial Day weekend festival is here.


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A Brief But Affectionate History of Boston Calling Music Festival

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Bestselling Author Sebastian Junger on PTSD, Mortality, and His Near-Death Experience in Truro

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Things to Do This Week in Boston


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Things to Do This Week in Boston

Your frequently updated guide to getting off the couch and out of the house.

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Why I’m Ready to Break Up With Summer

School’s out, but fun is definitely not in. Why I’m done with every kid’s favorite season of the year.

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The Life Aquatic: Five Places to Take Sailing Lessons in Boston

Whether you’re a rookie or a salty dog, your sailboat journey starts here.

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A Brief But Affectionate History of Boston Calling Music Festival

Twelve installments, 11 years, and one little City Hall concert that became a destination festival.

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Bestselling Author Sebastian Junger on PTSD, Mortality, and His Near-Death Experience in Truro

After writing about shipwrecks, war, and a serial killer, The Perfect Storm storyteller’s latest book delves into something completely new: nearly dying on the Cape.

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A Handy Survival Guide to Boston Calling 2024

What you need to know about the Memorial Day weekend festival is here.


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Best of Boston, arts and city life

Best of Boston, arts and city life

Including theaters, museum options, and other ways to explore the city.

Why Doesn't Boston Give New Edition Their Due?

Why Doesn't Boston Give New Edition Their Due?

Forget New Kids on the Block—New Edition is the greatest pop group Boston has ever produced. So why doesn't their hometown show them more love? G. Valentino Ball's story from our archives still resonates.


Boston Home

A Rhode Island Artist Paints Timeless Landscapes From a Lace Mill

Amy Wynne extracts colors, shapes, and words from the natural landscapes she loves, then puts them back together in flat, saturated hues, free of fuss.

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Summer Arts Events in Boston: Jewelry & Fashion Collections

Where to go and what to see for your summer arts fix.

Boston Home

Three Art and Design Books for Your Summer 2024 Reading List

Barbie fashions that are a perfect fit, the artistic prowess of basket maker Jeremy Frey, and inspiring homes on the New England coast.

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50 Years of ‘Best of Boston’: Arts & Entertainment

In honor of this year’s 50th anniversary of Best of Boston, we’re taking a look back. This month: strip clubs, playgrounds, and infidelity haunts.

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Is Badminton the Next Pickleball?

There’s a hot new tennis alternative in town—a little birdie told us.

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Seven Can't-Miss Events, Every Month

Seven Can't-Miss Events, Every Month

From theater to pop concerts to comedy stars, don't miss our monthly list.


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16 Things We Can’t Wait to Do This Spring and Early Summer

A highly subjective list of concerts, comedians, movies, and more you need to see this season.

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Yay, the Coolidge Corner Theatre Expansion Is Finally Here

The 90-year-old art-house cinema has reopened, with 200 more seats, two new theaters, and a plan for long-term survival.

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The MFA’s “Korean Wave” Exhibit Is Thrilling

A exuberant showcase of Korean culture, old and new, comes to Boston.

Q&A

The World’s Greatest Art Thief Is Alive and Well (And Still Casing the Joint)

Boston crime legend Myles Connor talks rock and roll, the Isabella Stewart Gardner heist, and how to rob a museum successfully.

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