Stylish Bostonians

// 2015 Most Stylish Bostonians

From fashionistas to legal scholars, these tastemakers reveal how they set the city’s trends.

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Glass act

Holiday glass sale offers kaleidoscopic creations.

Ask Amy

Couple wants to inspire nephew to be charitable

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Patrick Downes reads from “Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship.”

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Family tea and story time, with Rescue

Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky, Boston Marathon bombing survivors, read from their kids’ book, “Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship.”


Clothes that grow

Local couple designs line of organic baby clothes that babies can wear for a while.

Local food tech company Spyce was just named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30

The restaurant with a robotic kitchen launched in May.

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5G: Unlocking more of the power — and problems — of the Internet

5G, the next step in wireless, is a doozy

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Greg DuBois

While Greg DuBois, 36, started out painting in Arizona, since moving to Boston he has rediscovered photography and found a true passion, focusing on landscapes with long exposure.

Opera Review

Collaborative serves up smorgasbord of ‘opera bites’

The cabaret-style showcase of new operas made for a charming, convivial atmosphere. 

“Expiring #8” by Juan Travieso, who earned an MFA at School of Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.


True colors

Adorn your walls with art in the name of AIDS activism.

Bessie Harvey’s “The Spirit of Love”


The Tufts University Art Galleries takes a look at outsider art

The Tufts University Art Galleries takes a look at outsider art.

Those bunny slippers are dangerously close to the space heater. They should be at least 3 feet away.


How to safely use a space heater

Use of space heaters is common, but they account for “vast amounts of civilian deaths and injuries,” according to Boston Fire Marshal Jack Dempsey.

From left: Roger Brown, Linda Mason, LL Cool J,  and Lori and David Sprows.


Berklee raises big bucks for — and through — music

Berklee School of Music’s star-studded 24th Encore Gala took place on Saturday at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

From left: Raymond Tejeda, David Brown, Shawn Rosier, Winnie Chen at the “Photo Shoot for a Cure” party.


Photographer Diana Levine leads District Hall fund-raiser for Parkinson’s research

The photo-shoot fete raised money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Recipe: Fruit Jam Pie

Hank Green explores Internet, fame, isolation in debut novel

The newly-minted author spoke with the Globe on his new book, “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing.” 


Find this Boston-area estate sale online

Bidding is easy, as is consigning your own pieces.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Angela Sarafyan attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Emmy Awards

At the Emmys, more ‘misses’ than hits on the carpet

Say one thing for the 2018 Emmy Awards: Celebrities tried to break out of the boring fashion rut that has so dominated the red carpet for the past couple of seasons.

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Steve Sangapore

The Newton-based artist creates paintings inspired by contemporary science and philosophy.


Patriots players come out for ‘Sweet Feet for Strikes’ fundraiser at Kings Dedham

The event, a benefit for Boston Medical Center, was hosted by running back James White.

Christoph Eschenbach conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra with Midori as soloist at Tanglewood Music Festival on Saturday.

Music Review

At Tanglewood, a lavish celebration for Bernstein at 100

Tanglewood’s summer-long tribute to Leonard Bernstein culminated on Saturday night in a gala festival concert led by Andris Nelsons, Michael Tilson Thomas, and many others.

Ask Amy

He’s bringing his girlfriend home to meet mom

He and his mother and have talked on the phone and she has brought up Thanksgiving and the prospect of meeting his girlfriend, saying, “I hope you’re not making a mistake with her.”

Hailey Dawson, 8, uses her 3-D printed robotic hand to throw out the first pitch before a baseball game in Miami on Aug. 10.

Tech Nomad

The biggest impact of 3-D printing may be in medicine

The world of 3-D printing promises far more than more guns.

Finally ready to quit? Here are some tips.

How to finally kick the smoking habit

Here are some tips from experts about how to stop smoking for good — and some places that can help you succeed.

Pattypan squash and candy-striped beet salad with basil pistou and peppercress

Recipe: Pattypan squash and candy-striped beet salad with basil pistou and peppercress

This hot-weather medley is a game changer to the eyes and palate.

B.L.T. (bacon, lobster, and tomato) pasta salad

Recipe: B.L.T. (bacon, lobster, and tomato) pasta salad

This salad is a stunner at swanky patio dinner parties, but also casual enough to take on a beach picnic.

Zucchini, shaved mushroom, and tomato salad with buffalo mozzarella and anchovy

Recipe: Zucchini, shaved mushroom, and tomato salad with buffalo mozzarella and anchovy

(FILES): This January 25, 2018 file photo shows Cardi B attending the Warner Music Group’s annual Grammy celebration in association with V magazine in New York. Pop legend Janet Jackson and fast-rising rapper Cardi B will headline the Global Citizen festival in New York to rally support for preserving international aid to eradicate extreme poverty. The critically acclaimed experimentalist Janelle Monae, R&B sensation The Weeknd, activist songwriter John Legend and young pop star Shawn Mendes will also play the September 29, 2018 festival in Central Park, organizers announced August 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / KENA BETANCURKENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images


Janet Jackson, Cardi B to headline Global Citizen festival

John Legend, Janet Jackson, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes are among the artists slated to appear at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival.

Why, now that I’m a parent, does summer break feel so much shorter?

Is my memory of summer — days that ramble and roll with no particular end in sight — a revisionist lie, a trick of my aging and nostalgia-craving brain?

Jodie Battles

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Uncork the stories behind unusual wines

Vino Veritas, a monthly wine class, touches on various themes in the drinking world and introduces visitors to surprising vintages.


Meet Minni, a new space for very small artists

Minni, a creative space opened this past May, offers programs that teach kids ages 18 months to 10 years more than scissor skills and finger painting techniques.

My Instagram: Emma Gelbard

Gelbard offered her take on the creative process, works in progress, and the art of the Instagram selfie.

Clockwise (from top left): Camilla, Prince Charles, Prince Harry, Meghan, Princess Charlotte, Catherine, Prince Louis, Prince George, and Prince William in the Morning Room at Clarence House.


Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis’s christening

The four official photos, released Sunday, were taken at Clarence House in London after Louis was baptized in the chapel at St. James’s Palace on July 9.

Bill Nowlin at Fenway Park.

Bill Nowlin on Tom Yawkey’s life and legacy

Nowlin spoke with the Globe about Yawkey’s legacy and the controversy that accompanies it.


Jennifer Garner talks fame, marriage, and the tabloids

Jennifer Garner says trying to nurture a relationship in fame’s harsh spotlight can create an almost unimaginable level of stress.

Trouble sleeping? Let your senses be your guide

Getting enough good quality sleep can be a struggle.

Hugh Grant stars in “A Very English Scandal.”


Hugh Grant does justice to ‘A Very English Scandal’

The fact-based three-part miniseries that premiered on Amazon a few weeks ago is worth checking out.


Giddens warms up for Pops sizzling July Fourth concert

She is best known as the lead singer of the Carolina Chocolate Drops.


An Anthony Bourdain biography will be published in 2019

“Bourdain: The Oral Biography” will be “built from stories shared by those who knew him best.”

People and pups can hang out on the patio.

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Yappy hour comes to Sweet Cheeks

Leash up your favorite canine and head to one of the city’s bastions of barbecue

Writers BeBe Winans (left) and Lisa D’Amour with director Charles Randolph-Wright.


BeBe Winans’s musical at Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre

Six-time Grammy award-winning BeBe Winans and Charles Randolph-Wright opened the curtain on their newest project, “Born for This.”

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Daniel Miller

Cambridge resident Daniel Miller Instagram page @guywithamap is dedicated to photographing his travels abroad — and his travels around the city.

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Harvard University president Drew Faust shared breakfast at McKenna’s Cafe.

The Breakfast Club: How Faust and Walsh forged an unlikely friendship

For much of the past half-decade, Boston mayor Marty Walsh and Harvard University president Drew Faust had met regularly for breakfast, forging an unlikely friendship over bacon and eggs.

Sissy Spacek in ‘In the Bedroom.”


Film screening celebrates Andre Dubus re-issues

Three newly re-issued collections of stories by Dubus will be honored at a special film screening at the Brattle Theater.

(Ping!) You have (Ping!) a new (Ping!) group (Ping! Ping! Ping!) text

Years after online chat rooms went the way of the beeper, group chatting seems to be making a triumphant return.

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She resents the constant invitations she gets to sales parties

I soon realized that most of these invitations were to parties where something was being sold: jewelry, home-goods, kitchenware, etc.


Into the fold

An old favorite finds function in a new design.