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A good move

On a single shelf, a 1960s bell jar sits next to 19th-century ceramics, nestled inches from brand-new pottery handmade by New England artisans.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  October 09, 2012


SLIDESHOW: Bunny Yeager's Darkroom: Pin-up Photography's Golden Era

A selection of photos from Bunny Yeager's Darkroom: Pin-up Photography's Golden Era .
By: PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 05, 2012


How to Dress Well...on how to dress well

Given his sartorial stage name and his ear for R&B beats and avant-pop minimalism, Tom Krell of How to Dress Well certainly sounds like someone who could compose an excellent soundtrack for a runway show.
By: LIZ PELLY  |  October 03, 2012


Thirst Aid

Our old Swiss Army knife just rusted shut in shame.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  October 03, 2012


You're Doing It Wrong: The Zombiepocalypse

Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
Halloween fast approaches, and signs of an impending apocalypse abound (we're still reeling over that recent spate of "zombie" attacks).
By: ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  October 05, 2012


PHOTOS: Outtakes from Kitty Pryde's Thrift Excursion

Florida rapper Kitty Pryde hit up Allston thriftstores during her stay in Boston.
By: CHARLOTTE ZOLLER  |  October 05, 2012


Bunny Yeager’s naked ambition

The Cheesecake Factory
Pin-up photography has served so many purposes — outlet for male desire; outlet for feminist ire; retro kitsch emblem — that it has barely been talked about as photography.
By: CHARLES TAYLOR  |  October 05, 2012


Happy hunting: Three thrifting spots

Last month, we once again witnessed the September 1 free-for-all known as Allston Christmas — the day when the ’hood’s hordes of students and other apartment-hoppers leave their detritus on the sidewalk and up for grabs.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  October 01, 2012


Shopping with Kitty Pryde

A few weeks ago, Florida’s Kitty Pryde — everyone’s favorite red-haired teen-girl rapper — stopped by Brighton Music Hall for her much-anticipated first Boston show.
By: LIZ PELLY  |  October 02, 2012


Opening alert: Aesop

Australia's Aesop is one arty, smarty beauty brand. It doesn't advertise.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  September 25, 2012


Too cool for school

We almost lost our lunch when we saw the $290 price tag on Jil Sander's new Vasari clutch — a simple sack of coated brown paper that looks just like the ones we toted to the cafeteria.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  September 28, 2012


You're doing it wrong: International Travel

Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
Ever thought about how awesome it would be to quit your job and backpack around the world with your buddies?
By: ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  September 28, 2012


Reside: At home with Eric Bornstein

October is a busy month for mask maker Eric Bornstein, but you won't find him churning out rubbery costumes for trick-or-treaters.
By: SCOTT KEARNAN  |  September 26, 2012


Photos: 23rd Boston Freedom Rally on the Boston Common

September 15, 2012
The 23rd Boston Freedom Rally went down at the Common on September 15, 2012.
By: JEREMIAH ROBINSON  |  September 21, 2012


Suddenly spotted

With polka-dot doyenne Yayoi Kusama’s retrospective on display through September at the Whitney Museum, the style set is seeing spots — and not just in NYC.
By: JUSTIN REIS  |  September 24, 2012


The Freshman 5: Identity Starter Kit

New to Boston? Time for a fresh start? Try one of these identities on for size.
So here you are, a Boston newbie, all too ready make those crappy, awkward high school days a thing of the past.
By: PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 05, 2012


Boston’s hackerspaces make room for robots and DIY synths, computer geeks, and tech punx

Creative co-working
"Hackerspace." At first, that term might bring to mind an image of rows of Internet wizzes staring intently into their screens, coding illegally. But there is more to the term "hacker" than its unfortunate computer-criminal stereotype.
By: LIZ PELLY  |  October 16, 2012


Boston’s Local Programming Guide

Antiques Sidewalk
Move-in day trash gets lugged off the street and into a TV studio.
By: BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  September 05, 2012


Photos: Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012

August 25, 2012 | ICA Boston on the Waterfront
Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012 | August 25, 2012 | ICA Boston on the Waterfront
By: MICHAEL SPENCER  |  August 29, 2012


My trip to the land of wrinkly dicks

Naked ambition
When your job is to visit porn movie sets and report on them, you get used to seeing other guys' dicks pretty quickly.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  August 29, 2012


How Norman Spack transformed the way we treat transgender children

The Metamorphosist
At 20, Norman Spack learned the power of hormones.
By: BETH SCHWARTZAPFEL  |  August 10, 2012

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