• West Meets East
    Holly Rike

    Books

    West Meets East

    Tracy Slater never expected to slip into the role of shufu—Japanese for “housewife.” … More>

  • The Bard and a Barn
    Nile Hawver / Nile Scott Shots

    Last Scene Here

    The Bard and a Barn

    A cocktail reception to celebrate one of the world’s greatest tragedies might sound a bit unseemly, but Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s opening night party for King Lear was cause for celebration, marking its 20th year of presenting free world-class Shakespeare on Boston Common.  … More>

  • Something Borrowed
    Holly Rike

    Style

    Something Borrowed

    Sisters Nikoleta and Vicky Lirantonakis got the idea for their new business venture from an unlikely source: a group text among girlfriends about a last-minute fashion emergency… More>

  • Shark Attack

    Q&A

    Shark Attack

    It’s been 16 years since Kevin O’Leary sold the Learning Company for $4.2 billion, but the Marlborough Street resident didn’t take the money and head off to retirement… More>

  • Haute Tech
    Holly Rike

    Style

    Haute Tech

     3-D-printed jewelry is gaining ground with designers and fashion fans… More>

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