Boston Common Magazine

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  • Young Lion King Stars Talk Beyoncé and Being on the Big Screen

    Young Lion King Stars Talk Beyoncé and Being on the Big Screen

    The Lion King has been a household name since 1994, and now the Disney classic has been reimagined with stunning CGI technology in a live-action remake. Boston Common Magazine had a chance to…

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  • 5 Awesome Things to Do in Boston This Weekend

    5 Awesome Things to Do in Boston This Weekend

    From hot air balloon rides to lunar parties, there's no shortage of great events going on in and around the Hub. Here are five awesome things to do in Boston this weekend. Hot Air...

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  • 3 Over-The-Top Dining Experiences in Boston

    3 Over-The-Top Dining Experiences in Boston

    TASTING MENU AT DEUXAVE It kicks off with caviar, quickly moves into four ever-changing, seasonal courses punctuated by truffles and foie gras, swerves through a course of three sublime chees…

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  • Fly Louie Makes Boston to Nantucket Travel a Breeze

    Fly Louie Makes Boston to Nantucket Travel a Breeze

    Spending a summer weekend on Nantucket is always a magical experience, but getting to the island can often be quite the headache. Thankfully, Fly Louie is here to make your travels from Bosto…

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  • 4 Dessert Masterpieces in Boston to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

    4 Dessert Masterpieces in Boston to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

    BAKED ALASKA AT YVONNE’S It takes a fearless hand to do justice to the baked Alaska. Pastry chef Liz O’Connell leans into the challenge, pairing chocolate cake with vanilla semif…

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  • Betsy Brandt Talks Pearson, Breaking Bad and More

    Betsy Brandt Talks Pearson, Breaking Bad and More

    Betsy Brandt has been a staple of the small screen for nearly two decades. From Judging Amy to Boston Legal, the veteran actress has appeared in a number of hit shows over the years. But Brand…

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  • How to Plan the Ultimate Girls Getaway to Bermuda

    How to Plan the Ultimate Girls Getaway to Bermuda

    Modern Luxury’s Sarah Bray plans the ultimate girls getaway. While you can’t beat sunny days spent laying out on pink sand beaches and swimming in crystal clear waters, Bermuda of…

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  • Boston Chefs Pick Their Favorite Dishes Around Town

    Boston Chefs Pick Their Favorite Dishes Around Town

    Who says top chefs are obsessed with only their own creations? Starting with seasoned kitchen wizard Michael Schlow (who brought us the erstwhile Radius and Via Matta, among others), we asked…

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  • 4 Seafood Showstoppers You Need to Try in Boston

    4 Seafood Showstoppers You Need to Try in Boston

    THE HEMINGWAY AT SELECT OYSTER Picture, if you will, a deluge of two dozen oysters, a dozen plump jumbo shrimp, daybook scallop ceviche, blue crab salad, Maine lobster, salmon crudo and yello…

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  • Shakespeare on the Common Returns This Summer with Cymbeline

    Shakespeare on the Common Returns This Summer with Cymbeline

    Drama and intrigue are in store for you... under the stars. Theater lovers can enjoy Cymbeline, one of the Bard’s final works, when Shakespeare on the Common returns for its 24th season…

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  • Empty Nesters Find Splendor with Cape Elizabeth Home

    Empty Nesters Find Splendor with Cape Elizabeth Home

    It’s hard to imagine that a home perched on a rocky ledge over the Atlantic Ocean wouldn’t have spectacular views, yet that’s just what designer Tracy Davis discovered about…

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  • Shop Euro-Style at These Fabulous Boston Markets

    Shop Euro-Style at These Fabulous Boston Markets

    To up your meal planning game, head to a specialty shop. Here are a few of our all-time favorites. First, Formaggio Kitchen (formaggiokitchen.com) in Cambridge ferrets out the finest specialt…

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  • 10 Awesome Things to Do in Boston This Weekend

    10 Awesome Things to Do in Boston This Weekend

    From partying like the French to dance fests and more, there's no shortage of great events going on in and around the Hub. Here are 10 awesome things to do in Boston this...

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  • Discover No Relation, a Secret Sushi Restaurant in Boston

    Discover No Relation, a Secret Sushi Restaurant in Boston

    Don’t tell! There’s a delicious secret hidden inside Shore Leave, the South End’s Tiki hot spot. Patrons who wander the hallways may be surprised to find a quaint omakase su…

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  • Designer Thinks Big with Pool House in the Berkshires

    Designer Thinks Big with Pool House in the Berkshires

    Sometimes, a little bit can go a long way. Such was the case for designer Debra Gottlieb of Finelines Interiors, who tackled a pool house for her 5 ½-acre property on Lake Garfield in…

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  • Lyme Mexico Helps End the Ambiguity of Lyme Disease

    Lyme Mexico Helps End the Ambiguity of Lyme Disease

    What is Lyme Disease? Many people know that, Lyme disease is an infection caused by deer tick bites, but they might think it’s rare and not something to worry about. For those who get t…

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  • The Antonaccis on the Secrets to GreatHorse's Success

    The Antonaccis on the Secrets to GreatHorse's Success

    The stakes have always been set high for the Antonaccis, who first earned a name for themselves as multiawardwinning champions in the Hambletonian Stakes, as esteemed breeders and trainers. W…

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  • Joe Keery Talks Boston Homecoming, Stranger Things Season 3

    Joe Keery Talks Boston Homecoming, Stranger Things Season 3

    Ahead of the debut of Stranger Things season 3, Joe Keery took a break from battling Demogorgons to spend some time in his old stomping grounds. The Newburyport native, along with executive p…

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  • Bernard Chiu Talks Grand Vision for Martha's Vineyard's Harbor View Hotel

    Bernard Chiu Talks Grand Vision for Martha's Vineyard's Harbor View Hotel

    Savvy travelers can tell when a hotel is built for love or money. Obviously, owners need to make a profit, but when passion is mixed in; well, it’s in the air. For 25 years, Bernard Chi…

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  • The Best Things to Do in Boston This Summer

    The Best Things to Do in Boston This Summer

    7/7, Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium Rock out this summer with the Rolling Stones, whose leading man, Mick Jagger, is back in action after heart surgery. For the best experience, purchase…

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