• On Bernadette Peters
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    On Bernadette Peters

    On May 9, Broadway, film and TV superstar Bernadette Peters, 64, will perform at Opening Night at Pops (with further appearances scheduled this summer at Tanglewood). Born and raised in New York, Peters has starred in such plays as Gypsy, The Goodbye Girl, Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park With George… More>

  • Topher Yandell
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    Topher Yandell

    “I love color. [I use it to] reflect the mood I want to project, or to tell a story—a pile of leaves, an autumn brook.&rdquo… More>

  • The Great Improper Bartending Competition
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    The Great Improper Bartending Competition

    Magazine editors love to classify things. It’s in our blood, like making puns so dire they cause brain contusions. (“What’s a good headline for the wine column?” “How about ‘Grape Expectations’?” “Genius!”). So when asked, “What’s the best appetizer in town?” or “How do you solve the Middle East situation?” we can’t answer, “Everything is subjective.” We must rise to the bait. (The grilled octopus at UpStairs on the Square. And, um, Palestinian statehood?)… More>

  • Still Waters
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    Still Waters

    Not long ago, no one would’ve used the word “craft” to describe something as standardized as liquor… More>

  • High Spirits
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    High Spirits

    The deco decade of the ’20s evokes allure, glamour and The Great Gatsby. Pushing boundaries and breaking laws, speakeasies and gin joints glittered with flapper frocks and dapper duds. Here’s a remake of the era that roared… More>

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