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  • Food & Drink

    Sarma
    Diego Navarro

    Restaurant of the Year

    Sarma

    Longtime Ana Sortun lieutenant Cassie Piuma took the refined, Turkish-centered, Mediterranean-spanning fine-dining finesse of Oleana and democratized it at this spacious spot near Prospect Hill…

    249 Pearl St., Somerville (617-764-4464) sarmarestaurant.com
  • Bars & Clubs

    Cafe ArtScience
    Diego Navarro

    New Addition

    Cafe ArtScience

    The region’s Mr. Wizard of mixology, Todd Maul, plies the cocktail craft with greater creativity than ever at this new Kendall Square venture, brainchild of food innovator and Harvard engineer David Edwards…

    650 E. Kendall St., Cambridge (857-999-2193) cafeartscience.com
  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Lawn on D

    New Addition

    The Lawn on D

    Set at a nexus between the Seaport, Fort Point and Southie, the Lawn on D is drawing residents and visitors from all three neighborhoods and beyond…

    420 D St., Boston; lawnond.com
  • Sports

    Edelman’s Pass to Amendola
    Photo Credit: David Silverman/New England Patriots

    Highlight Play

    Edelman’s Pass to Amendola

    Did you know that Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was a quarterback in college? The Baltimore Ravens…

  • People & Places

    Last Winter
    CARRIE O'CONNOR

    Record Breaker

    Last Winter

    One-way streets, drifts up to your roof and Jim Cantore setting up quasi-permanent residence: This was Winter 2015…

  • Goods & Services

    Olives & Grace
    Photo Credit: Nicole Popma

    Gifts

    Olives & Grace

    Sofi Madison has a gift—well, dozens, in fact. The owner of Olives & Grace has an eye for well-crafted wares and local foodstuffs like Jan’s Farmhouse crackers and McCrea’s caramels…

    623 Tremont St., Boston (617-236-4536) olivesandgrace.com
  • Fashion

    Crush Boutique
    Photo Credit: Katie Noble

    Party Dresses

    Crush Boutique

    Your RSVP is in, so a trip to Crush for the perfect party dress is in order…

    264 Newbury St., Boston (617-424-0010); 131 Charles St., Boston (617-720-0010); shopcrushboutique.com
  • Beauty & Health

    Pini Swissa Salon
    Photo Credit: Katie Noble

    Salon

    Pini Swissa Salon

    When you’re taking selfies next to Gisele, you don’t trust your locks to just anyone…

    18 Newbury St., Boston (617-236-1727) piniswissa.com
  • Weddings

    Thompson Island
    Tim Correira Photography

    Reception Venue—Outdoor

    Thompson Island

    Some couples dream of a private retreat for their honeymoon, but Thompson Island gets the party started early…

Contributing writers: Elizabeth Bomze (Goods & Services, Food & Drink), Alexandra Cavallo (Arts & Entertainment, Bars & Clubs), Renata Certo-Ware (Fashion), Ezra Dyer (People & Places, Sports), Cheryl Fenton (Beauty & Health), Scott Kearnan (Bars & Clubs, Food & Drink), MC Slim JB (Food & Drink), Carley D. Thornell (Weddings)

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