• Big Ideas 101


    Big Ideas 101

    In an effort to attract—and cultivate—the best and the brightest, some local colleges now offer space, funding, expert advisers and dedicated curricula for student entrepreneurs… More>

  • #improper25: Innovation

    Out of the Vault

    #improper25: Innovation

    The Improper is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016, and to properly mark the occasion, we’re digging through the archives for gems from issues past… More>

  • You Can’t Kill Time


    You Can’t Kill Time

    Leopold Bloom O’Boyle, the hero of Harvard alum Alfred Alcorn’s ninth novel, walks in the footprints of James Joyce’s Ulysses character, roaming through 1992 Cambridge instead of turn-of-the-century Dublin… More>

  • Magic Moments
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    Last Scene Here

    Magic Moments

    Mozart’s trippy little trifle The Magic Flute was the theme for Banchetto Musicale, the Boston Baroque gala held at the Liberty Hotel. … More>

  • Talkin’ Snacks
    Holly Rike


    Talkin’ Snacks

    Fenway Franks aren’t the only game day-worthy grub in town. Take chef Jason Bond’s popcorn, tossed with bonito and kombu-spiced nacho powder… More>

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