Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer for the Boston Globe; an on-air commentator for public radio’s Marketplace program; and the author of two humorous books, “From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth.” She writes on a wide range of topics for the Globe, but whether she’s covering politics, sports, money, parenting –or lasagna – her goal is the same: to inform readers while also taking them through an enjoyable romp.

Latest stories

The surprising truth behind ‘cursed’ restaurant locations

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Can a space, like a baseball team, be jinxed? The answer is no — but also sort of yes.


What is it like to live aboard a boat in Boston?

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The water views are stunning — and morning rush-hour ferry traffic makes getting dressed trickier.

What’s dumber than taking a quiz about what kind of dog you should adopt? Cheating on it.

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A reporter tries to game the quiz to be matched with the dog of her dreams.

Out of the office? Not really, not ever.

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That little phrase manages to capture the anxiety American workers feel about taking their vacation time.