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

Dan Zevin and the delicate dance of the #Humblebrag

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Do you recognize people you know in “Little Miss Overshare,” “Mr. Selfie,” “Little Miss Basic,” or “Mr. Humblebrag”?

On the MBTA’s Patriots Train, everyone’s a fan — almost

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The Pats trains have been running from Boston since 1971, but somehow they remain relatively unknown.


Will the Seaport District ever have the soul of a real neighborhood?

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Bostonians wonder if the collection of pricey water views and highway-wide streets will ever join the ranks of our town’s famed neighborhoods.

After snowmaggedon, hotels hope to woo hesitant event planners

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A video promoting the city as a great place to meet in winter shows no pictures of . . . Boston in winter.