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Fresh Ink: The Tattooed Youth Librarians Calendar

A sexy fireman calendar? Please. These days that's about as antiquated as the concept of the prim, buttoned-up spinster librarian.
By: ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  December 04, 2012


The Sartorialist, IRL

Heads up, street-style connoisseurs: this week, Scott Schuman, founder of the influential blog the Sartorialist, will finally pay a visit to the Boston area.
By: RENATA CERTO-WARE  |  December 04, 2012


You're Doing It Wrong: Hats

Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
Does anybody really look good in a winter hat? Yes, says haute hat designer Marie Galvin of GALVIN-ized Headwear.
By: ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  November 27, 2012


Harvard students push for fossil-fuel divestment

Oil and ivy
Throughout's Do the Math tour this month, climate-change warrior Bill McKibben has blasted Harvard, his alma mater, for the school's failure to fully divest from South African companies two decades ago.
By: CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 29, 2012


Lemon goes to Neverland

Three years in the making, Lemon #5, "King of Pop," pays homage to the memory of Michael Jackson with mind-boggling flair.
By: SHAULA CLARK  |  November 29, 2012


You’re Doing It Wrong: Air Travel

Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
This week marks one of the busiest for travel — which for many of us means nervously clutching three-ounce shampoos as we queue up at security for government-sanctioned groping, followed by equally pleasant sardine-style seating and SkyMall reading.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  November 16, 2012


At Home with John Lam

Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a local hallmark of the holiday season.
By: SCOTT KEARNAN  |  November 16, 2012


Guide to Newbury Street

Drinking, dining, shopping, and culture
Drinking, dining, shopping, and culture


Work of Artistry: Indie holiday gift ideas

Holiday shopping doesn't have to mean braving the horrors of the mall. Indier options abound.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  November 14, 2012


Photos: Bloodfeast V1 Sinomatic at Machine

Bloodfeast V1 Sinomatic | Machine Nightclub, 1254 Boylston St, Boston | October 27, 2012
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 09, 2012


Shave and a haircut: Boston's old-timey barbershop revival

I've been looking for a barbershop for a year and a half — something retro, not anachronistic; quality, not pretentious.
By: THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  November 09, 2012


Help, the mountains are melting!

The case of the disappearing ski slopes
Climate change may have been ignored during this fall's elections, but it's likely on the minds of many skiers — not to mention ski resorts eager to avoid a repeat of last year's warm winter, which saw many ski-related businesses either opening late or closing early.
By: NOAH SCHAFFER  |  November 07, 2012


Exile to Lonesome Lake Hut

Would a solitary winter in the New Hampshire wilderness clear my head, or destroy my sanity? I couldn’t wait to find out.
By: MILES HOWARD  |  November 09, 2012


Beauty boom

Human hair grows a measly 1.25 centimeters a month. Boston's beauty scene seems to be growing a helluva lot faster. Here are three local salons expanding their empires this season.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  November 08, 2012


Beauty and the geek

Geek is now chic, and the Internet is filled with female makeup artists who draw inspiration from superhero comics, video games, and science fiction.
By: S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  November 08, 2012


You're Doing It Wrong: Beards

Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
The beard. It's the manliest accessory a dude can sport, the hirsute seat of his virility, an announcement that he is one bad mamba jamba with testosterone and style to spare.
By: ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  November 08, 2012


Cocktail cartography

We've gotten lost more than once while under the influence. Boston designer Brian Johnson's new glassware creations probably won't help with that, since we'll be sipping from them at home — but we still dig his snazzy rocks glasses ($25 for two) and carafes ($50), each hand-etched with a detailed street map.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  November 08, 2012


Après elle le déluge: Remembering Becca Darling

There was a girl. There has never been and will never be a girl like this girl.
By: SIENA ORISTAGLIO  |  October 31, 2012


You're Doing It Wrong: Arm Wresting

Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
Goorin Bros. associate shopkeeper Harley French credits none other than Sylvester Stallone and his sweet guns for the inspiration behind Back Bay's upcoming mano-a-mano showdown — the Bicep Brawl on Newbury.
By: CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  October 31, 2012


At home with Alan Dershowitz

Outside the Law & Order cast, Alan Dershowitz is probably America's most famous attorney. He's represented or advised the defense teams of Mike Tyson, OJ Simpson, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and even the dude from Deep Throat.
By: SCOTT KEARNAN  |  October 31, 2012

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