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Massachusetts: You might be living in a red state if

Scott Brown’s Senatorial victory is merely the latest sign that red tides are creeping upon our once-progressive Commonwealth. Don’t believe us? Consider that Kenny Chesney sells out Gillette Stadium every summer, and, of course, that wealthy Republican
31 signs that Scott Brown’s victory is changing the face of the commonwealth for the worse
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 22, 2010

2009: The year in dining

This was an unusual food year for me, in that the recession did not have the expected effect on the local dining scene.
My year in food
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 25, 2009
Gorge table or Dempsey & Carroll engraved note cards?

Gorge table or Dempsey & Carroll engraved note cards?

GET THIS ... Not that we have anything against the subtlety of a softly weathered surface or the delicacy of gently curving lines, but sometimes,...
By John Ross  |  September 21, 2009
Get groomed

Get groomed

It’s like the Star Trek of skincare: the 3LAB line, newly available at Louis Boston (234 Berkeley Street, Boston, 617.262.6100), is rife with serious product backed up by some cutting-edge science. For guys, there’s the Perfect Cleansing Scrub ($55), which exfoliates away the day’s grit without irritating skin, and, because we’d never delude ourselves into thinking you’d fiddle around with a regimen of frilly creams, the multi-tasking moisturizer Hydra Day ($75) with SPF 20. Plus, if you’re looking for an investment piece along the lines of, say, that natty tux of yours, there’s 3LAB’s anti-aging “h” Serum ($200), which contains a synthetic growth hormone-esque ingredient that’ll have skin looking softer and smoother — and, as a result, years younger — in no time.

By Heather Bouzan  |  April 20, 2009
Go Ahead, Break The Bank

Go Ahead, Break The Bank

 Style staples worth the investmentWe’ve pretty much had it with all the times-are-tough talk. We know the economy is in the shitter; it doesn’t help...
By Erin Souza  |  September 22, 2008
Public Displays of Affection

Public Displays of Affection

 Who’s behind your favorite store window or that enticingly styled array of products? Meet the retail artists who create merchandising magic.Ever walk into a store...
By Erica Corsano  |  September 22, 2008

Hot statement: Giant jewelry

This year it’s all about making a statement with giant jewels. Both Bottega Veneta (Natick Collection, 1245  Worcester Street, Natick, 508.652.9707) and Burberry (2 Newbury...
By webteam  |  July 21, 2008
Power-flower: Pairing spring’s bright florals with powerful neutrals creates a wearable take on one of the season’s hottest trends.

Power-flower: Pairing spring’s bright florals with powerful neutrals creates a wearable take on one of the season’s hottest trends.

Video of the fashion shoot coming soon!Slideshow: Click here to view photos from the "Power-flower" shoot.Photographed by Tim Gray   Styled/Produced by Erica Corsano   Directed by...
By Michael Diskin  |  March 10, 2008

Boston Public

In this case, the chef, Pino Maffeo, has stayed in the chef saddle and also picked up co-ownership reins.
The best of the star-chef-run steak houses
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  February 20, 2008

Restaurant L

I don’t know why restaurants in high-end clothing stores are so good.
R unway-worthy food
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  September 27, 2006