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There’s something about a boat. All the gnarled problems of mainland life just dissolve in the lapping Atlantic waters. Since 1960, the Steamship Authority ferries have delivered passengers to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. And whether they are
natives or vacationers, all step aboard with the feeling that bliss is on the horizon. On classic summer days, under impossibly blue skies, it’s as if Edward Hopper has painted the seascape. Get caught in a rare storm and it feels as though you are being dropped into the
pages of a Herman Melville tale with fraught waters and angrily painted grey skies. Score an early morning departure and you chance being swallowed up by a wall of fog that transforms Nantucket Sound into a mythological landscape. The ferry is a chance to be
transported in every regard. Charles Sennott knows it well. The peripatetic foreign correspondent and founder of The GroundTruth Project has taken the ferry to the Vineyard home he shares with his wife and four sons for 25 years. For him, it’s a way to distance himself
from the worries of the world. “The ferry horn blasting across the deck and out over the water always makes me feel settled and excited to get back to the island,” he says. “[It’s] like some blast of a ram’s horn in ancient religion, a spiritual calling.”
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CONTENTS SUMMER 2017
10 // FULL FRONTAL 26 // LETTER FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF 28 // LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER 30 // THE LIST 33 // INVITED
Colorful, fresh, and healthy? What’s not to love about the sushi at the Seaport’s newest rage, Lola 42.
Bring your preppy back in the Lilly Pulitzer suite at Ocean House!
Martha’s Vineyard golden child, Sally Taylor, is spreading love and art to the country’s children with her brilliant creation, Consenses.
44 // THE BOSTON TÉA PARTY Her roots to Boston run deep, from being discovered here to summering near seaside Westport. Now, Hollywood star Téa Leoni is running the world as the star of CBS’ Madam Secretary and ruling her private life—on her terms.
SCENE | STYLE | SPACE 49 // SUMMER BLAST OFF! Crustaceans are just the beginning of your best summer ever.
52 // PRINTS CHARMING Ocean House gets a psychedelic Lilly Pulitzer makeover.
Chicago and The Doobie Brothers take it to the streets for the most sing-along sets of the summer.
56 // LAKE LIFE
Everyone is talking about the power of the porch this summer.
58 // COCO’S GOT A BRAND-NEW BAG
The simply named Gabrielle is Chanel’s first new handbag line in six years.
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78 60 // NOW, THIS IS SEA WORTHY! Whet your summer palette with these lip-smacking seafood dishes.
62 // REACHING CONSENSUS
Through her epic art exhibit Consenses, Sally Taylor wants to make everyone’s reality visible.
64 // THE BOYS OF SUMMER
Men’s clothier Chris Cuozzo injects sun and fun in his new summer collection.
This summer’s fashions are so hot, it hurts. ON HER: Dress, Sportmax ($1,150). 69 Newbury St., 617-267-9775; sportmax. com. Cuff, Tod’s ($575). Saks Fifth Avenue, The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-262-8500; saks.com. Sandals, Gianvito Rossi ($875). Barneys New York, Copley Place, 617-385-3300; barneys.com. ON HIM: Sweater ($860) and pants ($750), Gucci. The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-247-3000; gucci.com. Sneakers, Tretorn ($70). Unifrom Boston, 511 Tremont St., 617-247-2360; tretorn.com
66 // OFF THE HOOK SHADES! Something’s ﬁshy with Traps Eyewear.
67 // THINK PINK
Summer’s favorite sip has matured into a wine for all seasons.
68 // TRACK TIME
This season, the best of auto-inspired and racing watches hit the open road with speed and style.
70 // THAT’S “I” FOR IMPACT
What happens when Boston’s powermongers join forces to help sick kids?
72 // ANCHORS AWAY
Embody the spirit of the high seas in high style.
74 // MARGARITA, PLEASE!
75 // ROAR, ENGINE, ROAR
The 2017 Porsche Panamera is injecting ﬁre and grooviness into Boston’s luxury car market.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY GABOR JURINA
Now that these three outdoor design miracles exist, all you need is a fruity cocktail to complete the picture.
Aerial photographer Kit Noble is always thrilled to fly the friendly skies to shoot “the grey lady”—Nantucket.
FEATURES 78 // COME SAIL AWAY Awash in unflappable red, white, and blue, we ring in the dog days of the American summer. Never wavering, always timeless, nautical prep is the perpetual look of the season.
86 // ABOVE & BEYOND A crash course on vacationing on Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, and Kennebunkport.
THE SOURCE 91 // SCENE Indulge in insider Boston with the city’s best arts, dining, and nightlife.
98 // STYLE Shop…and sparkle! Here’s to looking your best this summer.
104 // SPACE Do a home makeover à la Boston with the area’s best designers.
AND FINALLY… 112 // SOCIAL INTEL
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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
SUMMER MAKES ME WONDER MANY, MANY THINGS. Question #1: Why the hell do I live in a part of the country where it’s hot and sunny eight weeks max? Question #2: Would I appreciate the hot and sunny days as much if they were an everyday occurrence? Question #3: Why does weather make such a difference in the life experience? Question #4: Is there life on other planets? (I just always ask that.) What I concluded is: This is not worth losing sleep over (except for the aliens issue). What is worth thinking about is… well, not thinking so much. Each season in Boston bears enchanting fruit. The trick is to be mindful enough to embrace the bounty. This summer? Oh man, it’s a sweet surrender. For me, it begins with an annual long and very much solo walk on Crane’s Beach on the first truly hot early morning of the season. It is spontaneous and secret. I splash my bare feet around in the surf’s edge, and dig around for cool shells. No one knows where I am or what I am doing. It’s a trippy little feeling. From then on, it’s a full charge to all things hot and sunny. There shall be picnics on the Esplanade, concerts at the Hatch Shell, sunning atop the The Colonnade roof pool, dining al fresco at Porto, and pedicabbing it to the North End for gelato. Personal and special, they are my magical moments of summer. May you all discover your secret summer. Do let me know if you spot any little green men.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL BLANCHARD (LEFT) AND RYAN STRANZ (RIGHT); HAIR BY LOUISE RUSK/GREEN TANGERINE; MAKE UP BY KRISTEN MARINO
Andrea Halliday of Table & Tulip designed my gorgeous topper for Party in the Park, which I happily showed off to my host and friend, Allison O’Neil; with Pierce Boston sales and marketing manager Susan McLaren at our Home Issue bash at the Boston Design Center.
LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
SUMMER IS A GREAT TIME TO GET OUT AND EXPLORE NEW ENGLAND with day trips and long weekends. We are lucky to have so many great places at our fingertips– from beautiful beaches to mountains, lakes, and nature preserves. Spring has been quite busy with all that has been happening around the city. The Four Seasons Hotel Boston hosted a reception to showcase the redesign of their rooms by designers Michael Booth and Alan Deal. We celebrated our home design issue and hosted a party at the Boston Design Center with our exclusive sponsors Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, FBN Construction, Pierce Boston, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, Chateau d’Esclans, Effen Vodka, and Cruzan Rum. We got our engines started with Herb Chambers Alfa Romeo as they opened their
new showroom with their state-ofthe-art vehicles. Boston Common partnered with Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina to kick-off Memorial Day weekend, and one of my personal favorite charity events of the year was the National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic Tournament, which was held in more than 40 cities around the country, with the finals in Pebble Beach, California. Every year, the Boston chapter plays at Boston Golf Club, one of the area’s finest courses. We welcome our cover star Téa Leoni, actress and the leading role in the drama series, Madam Secretary. Fun fact: Leoni was discovered in Boston at a national casting call and spent many summers in the Westport area. We look forward to seeing everyone this season—both in the city and at our favorite vacation spots.
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PHOTOGRAPHY BY RYAN STRANZ (ROSS); MICHAEL BLANCHARD (ERNST)
With Andy Ross, Director of Sales and Marketing of Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, at Boston Common’s home design event which took place at the Boston Design Center; Bob Ernst, President of FBN Construction, and I enjoyed ourselves at the annual Awards Gala celebrating the American Society of Interior Designers Annual at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
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AN EVENING WITH RACHEL ZOE Max & Riley boutique hosted a shopping event with fashion icon Rachel Zoe. The evening benefitted the Neurofibromatosis Research at Massachusetts General Hospital. Models wore Rachel’s Fall 2017 collection, with hair/makeup by Kara Hazirjian and Danielle Keefe, and flowers provided by Orchids N’ Blooms. Guests included; Dr. Alexandra Lovett, Dr. Justin Jordan, representing MGH neurology department, Max & Riley owners Susan and Hope Roussilhes, Red Sox Wives Ashley Kelly, Shannon Wright, Kristin Cappella, Erin Bradley, Tiffany Ortiz, Karie Dombrowski, Allison Buchheit, Susannah Moreland, Brittany Ross, and Carolyn Pomerantz.
Elena Krupennikova and Alexandra Slote
Peter Griffin, Larissa Cook, Jeff Kline, and Ted Toran
Julia and Philipp Knuepfer with Annette Goubeaux
HOME DESIGN CELEBRATION
Steven Favreau, Maria Lekkakos, and Marc Harris
Cameron Pierce and Bill Emery
Pat Nelson and Jessie Coffey
Alisa Kapinos, Krista Novak, Jessica Diaz, and Christina Kotseas
Alisha Teplow, Bridget Kearney, and Hasan Jafri
Mary Vess Engel, Eric Haydel, and Katherine Kalapinaki
Sonja and Rudolf Selami
PHOTOGRAPHY BY RYAN STRANZ
Jennifer Nguyen, Joan Jynn Eastman, and Kate McGarr
Boston Common’s publisher Glen Kelley, and editor-inchief Lisa Pierpont, celebrated the magazine’s home design issue at the Boston Design Center. The evening was presented by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and guests enjoyed small bites by Chef Jen Royle and mini cupcakes by Sweet Bakery. Pierce Boston had a lounge area that showcased their building and gorgeous sky cabanas. Party goers sipped handcrafted cocktails provided by Effen Vodka and Cruzan Rum, while Offsite Beverage Catering designed the drinks and an interactive garnish bar. DJ Abby spun the beats while attendees had fun at the FBN Construction photo booth. The night included Wequassett Resort and Golf Club revving us up for the summer season serving Chateau d’Esclans. Other partners included Eric Haydel, Party by Design, and Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar.
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Lucretia Gilbert and Michael Blanchard
Lessimus, omnis eossum ius alis vendipsapici nihiland Hillary Koritz Price Jamie Genser
Lessimus, omnis eossum ius alis vendipsapici nihil Alison Gill and Stacey Hurwitz
Joel Benjamin and Tavi de la Rosa
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PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARC DELEY (TOP); PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL BLANCHARD (BOTTOM)
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Lauren Palumbo and Ashley Stanley
Boston Common celebrated the Spring edition of “The List” with a party at The Supper Club at Capo located in South Boston. The evening featured specialty cocktails created by beverage maven Kevin Mabry and savory culinary treats from Chef Tony Susi Italian menu while enjoying the live music. Guests included some of “The List” honorees; Mary Joan Kakas, Maggie Lawler, Tony Nunziante, Jody Merrill, Kennedy Elsey, and Steven Favreau.
Madison Maushart and Scott Schlager
Rob Wadsworth, Arthur Krieg, Peter Bishop, Don Blenko, and Andy Youniss
Anthony Tivnan, Giana Armano, and Joshua Hebert
Lessimus, omnis eossum ius alis vendipsapici nihil Collin Sullivan, Eric Roseff, Kate McGarr, and Deanna Palmin
Doreen and Catherine Higgons
LOVIN’ SPOONFULS CHEF DINNER Lovin’ Spoonfuls Board Member Andy Youniss and his wife Mariann hosted a fundraiser at their home in Wellesley. Guests feasted on dishes from Frank McClelland, Colin Lynch, Gordon Hamersley, and Joanne Chang, with cheeses and accoutrements from Wasik’s Cheese Shop. The highlight of the dinner was Chef Hamersley preparing his legendary Bistro Roast Chicken from Hamersley’s. The evening raised more than $20,000 for Lovin’ Spoonfuls, which will provide fresh, healthy food for 20,000 people in need. Youniss will be honored with the Thomas Menino Award for Leadership at this year’s Ultimate Tailgate on November 5, 2017.
Frank McClelland, Joanne Chang, Colin Lynch, and Gordon Hamersley
Mariann Youniss and Michael Harper
Patti Bishop, Debbie Krieg, and Terry Wadsworth
Sabrina Nikel, Kathryn Green, Kim Nye, and Joel Ellzey
Ted Winston and Miriam Winston
Nancy and Rick Kelleher
BCRF HOT PINK PARTY
Ashley and Kat Hess
Elena Matlack, Andrea Brooks, and Jeannette Hsu-McSweeney
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation held the 12th annual Boston Hot Pink Party at the InterContinental Boston, raising more than $1.7 million for breast cancer research. The muchanticipated evening, designed by Rafanelli Events, had a disco era theme of “In The Spotlight.” Nile Rodgers and the Ladies of CHIC brought party-goers to their feet with an unforgettably electric performance. For the fifth consecutive year, Saks Fifth Avenue served as the lead benefactor. Elizabeth Healey was presented with the Roslyn and Leslie Goldstein Unsung Hero Award and Simone Stedry Winston, BCRF advisory board member, was honored with the Carolyn Lynch Humanitarian Award, for her commitment to impact-driven philanthropy and medical research in Boston.
Frank Wisneski and Lynn Dale
Beth Healey, Simone Winston, Nile Rodgers, Donna Stearns, and Karen Hale
Bill Hunter and Barbara Bradlee Michael J. Lee and Bob Ernst
Kate Woodcome and Anne Szymanski
ASID AWARDS GALA The New England Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers celebrated its annual Awards Gala at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. This year’s honorees included Barbara Bradlee, Jeanne Finnerty, Tania Kratt, Rosemary Porto, and Nancy E. Hackett. The chapter’s Student Design Challenge competition and scholarship were presented to two lucky winners; Amelia Papadakis from Endicott College was the recipient of the undergraduate student scholarship and Julia Jenko of New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University was the recipient of the graduate student scholarship.
Rosemary Porto and Jeff Roberts
Tom Killilea and Pamela Copeman
PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL BLANCHARD
Karen Connors, Dane Austin, Shalini Sookar, and John Trifone
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L.T. and Maggie Lawler Jonathan Simkhai
Saks Fifth Avenue Boston hosted designer Jonathan Simkhai for a garden cocktail party with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The guest list included members of the Museum Council, who host the MFA’s annual black-tie Summer Party. Council members were treated to cocktails and informal modeling of Jonathan Simkhai’s collection, on garden swings. A percentage of proceeds from the evening benefited the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Howie and Sue Rubin
Josephine Ho, Ashley Bleimes, and Blair Hollis Eric Alden, Joshua Janson, and Andrew Loring
Mara Omalley, Judy Casperson, and Valerie Imprato
Robyn Grandolfi, Michelle Atkins, Nicole Rideout, and Jamie Imperato
THE CARUCCI GROUP CLIENT APPRECIATION RECEPTION
Arthur Winn and Michael Carucci
Erika Gorman, Gina Morda, Bill Neidlinger, and Justin DuMouchelle
Michael Carucci, Executive Vice President of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, hosted a client appreciation event at the Clarke Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom in Boston’s Seaport Innovation District with sponsors Bauer Wines and First Republic Bank. James Beard Award-Winning Chef Lydia Shire of Scampo along with Chef Simon Restrepo of Scampo prepared dinner and dessert, and artwork was provided by Dante Latessa of MRG Fine Art.
Colleen Barry and Larry Rideout
Jamie and Kerri Bruneau
Micaela Carucci and Lydia Shire
PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL BLANCHARD
JONATHAN SIMKHAI AND SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
David and Nina Fialkow, with Audrey-Esptein and Steven Reny
Agustina and Yuchun Lee
Alli and Bill Achtmeyer
Daniel Koh and Amy Sennett
Eduardo Munemori and Sarah Mars
ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM GALA David and Kimberly Nelson with Lisa Tung
Patrons and supporters of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum enjoyed cocktails in the lush, flower-filled courtyard and dazzling immersive dance performances, choreographed by Shen Wei of Dance Arts. The annual Gardner Gala was hosted by co-chairs Ellie and Brian Chu, Sadhana and Rick Downs, Jeanne and Tom Hagerty, and Agustina and Yuchun Lee. Over 250 guests enjoyed dinner in Calderwood Hall, Hostetter Gallery, and the Tapestry Room. Attendees included Bill and Alli Achtmeyer, Katherine Chapman Stemberg, Peggy Fogelman, Amos and Barbara Hostetter, Steve Kidder, Judy Malone, Wendy Shattuck, and Sam Plimpton, Peggy Fogelman, Amos and Barbara Hostetter, Steve Kidder, and Judy Malone.
Peggy Fogelman with Howard and Fredericka Stevenson
Kristen Paglia and Blake Best Tim Wakefield, Sam Kennedy, and Tom Werner Keith and Amy Waryas
30TH ANNIVERSARY MAKE-A-WISH GALA
Steve DiFillippo and Liz Brunner
Andrew Rees, Gregg Ribatt, Jon Weber, and Daniel McKone
PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL BLANCHARD
Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island hit it out of the park at the 30th Anniversary Make-A-Wish Gala, Where Every Wish is a Home Run held at the InterContinental Boston. Liz Brunner emceed the program, which featured wish recipients from the past three decades and a tribute to longtime wish granting partner, the Boston Red Sox. The event drew more than 500 guests, raising over $1 million to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.
LeGarrette Blount and David Ferris
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Marie-Claire Panayiotopoulos, and Kristina Lyons
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PARTY GIRLS DIE IN PEARLS Ashley Bernon, Emma Calus, and Lisa Pierpont hosted an event to celebrate the launch of Party Girls Die in Pearls, a new book by British author Plum Sykes at Burberry Newbury Street. The event was attended by Plum Sykes, Kristina Lyons, Penny Fireman, Lindy Wegerif, Allison O’Neil, Pini Swissa, Simone Winston, Pam Humphrey, Sabra Katz, and Aisha Al Riyami. Guests at the event shopped Burberry’s collection, including the brand’s new DK88 bag collection, which was first introduced on the runway as part of London Fashion Week earlier this year.
Adrienne Camire, Tina Sutton, Emily Loftiss, and Anya Yuritsky
Kim Fink, Ashley Bernon, and Penny Fireman
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF BURBERRY/MICHAEL BLANCHARD (TOP); PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVE SILVERMAN (BOTTOM)
Robert Kraft, Jake Kamrass, and Dion Lewis
Harvard University marching band
TEAM IMPACT GAME DAY GALA Team IMPACT celebrated its fifth annual “Game Day Gala” at Seaport World Trade Center. The sports-themed benefit, co-chaired by Jay Calnan and Dan Kraft, emceed by ESPN’s Wendi Nix, and attended by Robert Kraft and Dion Lewis of the Patriots, featured a high-end live and silent auction, the Harvard University marching band, local college cheerleaders and mascots, and recognized Team IMPACT children, families, and participating teams. More than $1.8 million was raised to support the efforts of Team IMPACT, which has matched over 1,100 children to more than 450 colleges and universities throughout the country since 2011.
Dan Walsh, Oxana Haiduchok, Sheila Herman, and Kris Herman
Dan Conley, Nancy Loan, and Donna Harris
Libby Nichols, Cate Bailey, and Carolyn Murphy
Jay Calnan, Seth Rosenzweig, and Dan Kraft
INVITED Elena and Tom Matlack
Janet LaBreck and Dave Power
Lindy Pabian and Chris Myers
Katherine Chapman-Stemberg and Corinne Grousbeck
John Verlinder, David Storto, and Oz Mondejar
WAR rocked the 12th Perkins Possibilities Gala backed by The Perkins Chorus. Perkins alum and soul artist Ellis Hall played the after party. More than 500 guests raised $1 million, celebrating students and supporting Perkins’ global mission. Board Chair Corinne Basler Grousbeck expressed the need educate the world’s most vulnerable children. Emerson College leading light and “Friends” producer Kevin Bright co-chaired and staged the gala entertainment.
Blair Bisher, Jordan Salvatoriello, Rachel Wetschensky, and Garrett Zevgetis
Mikolai Friend with WAR lead vocalist Lonnie Jordan and The Perkins Chorus
Tracy Fiorillo and Lauren Theodorakos Heather Walker and Kelley Tuthill
RUNWAY TO MIRACLES Sara Underwood of Boston 25 News (WFXT) was honored for her work with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at the Runway to Miracles event at Neiman Marcus, Natick. The evening program included a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, and tastings prepared by area chefs from Davio’s, NM Café, Seasons 52, Douzo, Wasik’s Cheese Shop, Georgetown Cupcakes, Brigadeiro, Alta Strada, Brio, PF Changs, and Crudo. The night successfully raised over $230,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Jessica Broggi, Bianca de la Garza, and Sara Underwood
Nirva Patel, Rashna Mehta, and Alicia Talanian
Kristie Zaccagnino and Dalia Nuwayhid
Susan Wornick, Ainsley Charles, and Christine Labb
PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL BLANCHARD AND DAVE GORDON (TOP); PHOTOGRAPHY BY IGGY BARSKOV (BOTTOM)
12TH ANNUAL PERKINS POSSIBILITIES GALA
Kerry Swords and Kate Lubin
Jessica and Daniel Schmitz with Jackie McCabe
Tiverton McClintock, Tamar Frieze, Elizabeth Vizza, Susan Boney, Fiona Benenson, and Jackie McCabe l
20TH ANNIVERSARY GREEN AND WHITE BALL Friends of the Public Garden celebrated a major milestone with the 20th anniversary of its annual event, the Green & White Ball. Led by dedicated co-chairs Fiona Benenson, Susan Boney, Tamar Frieze, Jackie McCabe, and Tiverton McClintock, the black-tie evening at the elegant Taj Boston raised nearly $700,000, a record-breaking fundraising amount for the annual party. This year featured a touching tribute to late Friends Board Chair, Anne Brooke, whose visionary leadership and commitment to the Green & White Ball are greatly missed.
Margaret and Rob Lawrence with Christina Lavallee
Jennifer Donaldson and Peter Creighton
Christine Olsen, Glen Sutton, and Julie Hume Gordon
Nancy and Richard Friedman Gustavo Quiroga, Olivia Ives Flores, Michael Winston, and Claudia Robaina
PHOTOGRAPHY BY PIERCE HARMAN (TOP); MICHAEL BLANCHARD (BOTTOM)
Vanessa Kerry and Sukey Forbes
Barbara Quiroga and Roya Zandparsa
ROGERSON’S WELCOME HOME GALA
Erika Tarantal and Lucas Nathan
Secretary John F. Kerry was honored with the Charles E. Rogerson Award at Rogerson’s annual Welcome Home gala. This was the first award Kerry has received in the Commonwealth since serving as Secretary of State. Lawrence O’Donnell, host of MSNBC’s The Last Word, emceed the evening and led a conversation with Kerry on issues ranging from climate change to Kerry’s outlook on the future. An enthusiastic crowd of more than 350 guests gathered at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel to support Rogerson’s mission to develop affordable housing where low-income seniors live with dignity and respect.
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Bob Crowe with Lisa and Joel Alvord
TÉA PART Y
Her roots to Boston run deep, from being discovered here to summering near seaside Westport. Now, Hollywood star Téa Leoni is running the world as the star of CBS’ Madam Secretary and ruling her private life—on her terms.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY FREDERIC AUERBACH/CONTOUR BY GETTY IMAGES
by LISA PIERPONT
“I’VE HAD A SPICY CAREER. I’VE HAD IT EXACTLY THE WAY THAT I WANTED IT.”
In Madam Secretary on CBS, Téa Leoni stars as Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord, an ex-CIA analyst who re-enters public life after the mysterious death of her predecessor.
alk to Téa Leoni for ten seconds, and you instantly comprehend that she is: 1. Smart 2. Hilarious 3. Your best friend. At least you want her to be. Leoni, née Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni, was born in New York City, and educated in some of the East Coast’s finest prep schools (Brearley and Putney) and Sarah Lawrence College. The daughter of a nutritionist and corporate lawyer, Leoni was greatly influenced by the work of her grandmother, Helenka Pantaleoni, a Broadway and silent film star and cofounder/president of UNICEF. Leoni’s signature fashion accessory is her grandmother’s pearl necklace, and her career has honored many of Helenka’s choices. She’s starred in a hit TV series (The Naked Truth), many blockbuster films (Deep Impact, Jurassic Park III, Fun with Dick and Jane), and served as the Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. But when she became a mother (to Madelaine West and Kyd Miller with her ex-husband David Duchovny), she shifted her priority list to focus on her family. In 2014, after a sixteen-year hiatus from broadcast TV, Leoni reclaimed her star status in the leading role of US Secretary of State, Elizabeth McCord, in the CBS drama, Madam Secretary, which was just picked up for a fourth season. Through it all, Leoni says she has found solace in the summers spent in a private family sanctuary near Westport (“I call it Wonk Wonk,” she laughs, “So it can remain private.”), and a devotion to all things East Coast. You were discovered here in Boston. Totally! I was in the line for a national casting call for a remake of Charlie’s Angels at the old Lafayette Place mall in Downtown Crossing. There was a guy from FOX walking through taking names, and I said look, you’re spending one or two minutes with each girl. There’s about twelve hundred people in front of me. I’m not going get in there ‘til Tuesday. And I turned to leave, and he says, ‘Wait a second. What’s your name?’. And he took a Polaroid of me and said, ‘Don’t go anywhere. Get back in line.’ So I guess that’s how I ended up in the tent where I got a call back, because I ended up not walking out. Were you nervous at all? Well, you know what it was? I didn’t know enough to have fear. I think everybody else there were scared of it. I was in the
middle—as much as a twenty year-old can be—in the thick of life. I was taking a year off from college, I was traveling. I was working as a crew hand down in the Caribbean. I’d just gotten back from Japan and Milan. I just was loving life. And I didn’t care. I just didn’t have anything invested in it. It just seemed like a kicky thing to do. And at that point, I practically had foot rot for being on the boat so much. So I probably welcomed not going back to that gig right away. By the end of it, it had actually been sort of a beautiful process. What were those early years in Hollywood like? I had an amazing time getting to know Aaron Spelling. As it turns out—here’s my claim to fame— my great-uncle (my mother’s uncle) was Hank Patterson, who was Mr. Ziffel on Green Acres. He was the dude with the pig, right? So Hank Patterson and Aaron Spelling did films together. They were in these crazy old westerns together, and they’d even done theatre together. Aaron kind of took me under his wing. He was wonderful to me. I’ll never forget that guy because he was the real deal. He loved film, he loved television. He really wanted to do something different. Besides being discovered here, you have serious history… Yeah, I mean, it’s true! My grandmother was born in Boston. Through my grandmother, we ended up summering year after year in the Westport area… which I started to call Wonk Wonk. Because as time went on and there was more kind of an interest—I was getting more recognized and David [Duchovny] and I got married. I really didn’t want anyone to know about this special place—I never want to name it. The last thing I wanted was anyone from Hollywood ever ending up out there. And Hollywood tends to sort of—they follow each other. And this is a deeply private, quiet area. Nobody’s impressed. Nobody cares who you are. People are still wearing Tretorns down there, for God’s sake. So anyway, I always refer to it as Wonk Wonk. Is it hard not to fall into the Hollywood trap? It’s not that hard. I think from the outside people think that Hollywood is all pomp and circumstance and glamour. But the reality of it is that it’s a very competitive, kind of a hard place to call home. It’s all very transient. Hollywood is sort of like a Banana
Republic. People run in and try their hand at it. And most of them leave kind of beaten. There’s a depressing side to the Hollywood allure. It was never really home. I’m really tight with my family and I’m really tight with the East Coast. Your career is quite spectacular. You’ve worked in extremes: comedy, drama, science fiction… you name it. I’ve had a very spicy career. I’ve had it exactly the way that I wanted it. I’ve had a chance to do some big productions. I’ve had so much fun every step of the way. I’ve done some difficult work; I’ve done some small things. I’ve done some failed things. I’ve done a lot of shit. And in between, I’ve had a more brilliant life. And I’m really okay with my life being more brilliant than my career.
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And you were deliberate about stepping away from your career to dive into motherhood. I took sixteen years off from television. David was all in with the X Files when we got married. I was doing the Naked Truth. I really wanted to get into motherhood. I was doing films about once every two years. And that was great, because that was a three to six-month gig. I would put the kids in backpacks and bring them to the trailer on the set. I have a whole portfolio of my daughter in bloody makeup from Jurassic Park. She loved that one. I don’t think any other working mother has it as good as a working actor. It’s been great. I’d love to talk about your work with UNICEF. I know you have huge roots with that; you are an ambassador and a national board member, and your grandmother co-founded it. Yes, I never thought I could be handed a legacy of the likes that my grandmother handed me. When I was very young, I started having conversations with my grandmother about it, and I started understanding why she was travelling—why India, and why South America. We got into conversations when I was very young about the iodine deficiency, and how this affected kids [iodine deficiency is regarded as the most easily preventable cause of impaired cognitive development in children]. She told me this was the way UNICEF was going to be involved, we were going to figure out a way to help. Twenty some-odd years later, my father and I traveled down to Honduras
the day that they opened up the iodine plant that UNICEF had built that would service all the farmers. And that was the beginning of eradicating iodine deficiency there. I feel like it’s part of my life, like a family member. I’m very aware that it’s a gift and responsibility. So Madam Secretary just got signed for a fourth season—congratulations! I have to say, the timing of this series is genius. We worked on being relevant the first season. But the things that we focused on in the plot would then happen in the real world! We used to laugh about how we needed to make bumper stickers that said, “Who Is [show creator] Barbara Hall?” We couldn’t figure out exactly how she knew these storylines would end up becoming true life. Madeleine Albright gave me the greatest compliment to the show. She said, “The show is making foreign policy less foreign.” And I thought, my God. You know, you don’t really run into television thinking, ‘I’m going to do some good.’ And I have say, it feels good when I get, especially young women, saying, ‘Hey! I’m going do that!’. I’m like, yes you are! Part of that must be that the way you play this role feels attainable for young women. Well, I think it could happen and I have to say, I think it has. There have been women in the job—Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright were both mothers at the time. It’s not fantasy by any means. It is aspirational; we came into a field that was very crowded with the opposite. Barbara Hall consciously thought, are we not ready for some different angle on this? Because the truth is, in the State Department alone, there are seventy-five thousand people who are working in service to this government. They’re not in it for the money, they’re not in it for the fame. They’re in service. The fun of the show of course, now especially, is how it pokes fun at some of the outrageousness that’s happening around the world. It’s an exciting time because I think we’re not the only country that’s reevaluating who we are in the world, and who we want to be in the world. And we know where you want to be: The East Coast. Exactly. I gave LA the college try, you know. There were things that I learned out there. But this is home.
What’s in store for season four? Leoni’s lips are sealed. However, fans can expect more international intrigue, political maneuvering, romance, and always, Leoni’s sense of style.
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SUMMER BLAST OFF! CRUSTACEANS ARE JUST THE BEGINNING OF YOUR BEST SUMMER EVER.
Quick! Grab a pencil. We’ve got the lowdown on all things warm and wonderful for family fun in the sun! From nature hikes to lobster etiquette, this summer promises to be the coolest ever. Take some notes!
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF WEQUASSETT RESORT & GOLF CLUB (RESORT, LOBSTER)
1. MAY I PLEASE HAVE A BIB?
Admit it: Eating lobster can be embarrassing. So Cape Cod’s Wequassett Resort and Golf Club is bringing in help. Chef Hackney will be instructing— in his proper British accent—lobster etiquette classes on the hotel’s terrace. “The whole animal is intimidating,” says Chef Hackney. “We thought, why don’t we turn this experience into something to remember?” Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, 2173 MA-28, Harwich; 508-432-5400; weqassett.com
2. SHHH, DON’T TELL
It may take a bit to find it, but Room No. 9 in Mystic, CT’s Spicer Mansion holds a special surprise. You’ll travel to a time of bootleg liquor, piano melodies, and cigar lounges. The mansion, built in 1853, is debuting a new speakeasy— with 150-year-old brick floors, copper ceilings, a cigar lounge, and spirits, you may trick yourself into thinking the prohibition never ended.
1. The oceanfront deck at the Wequassett Resort—not a bad spot to learn the do’s and don’t’s of eating a lobster. 2. Just one of the delectable cocktails that is in store for you at the new speakeasy lounge at the Spicer Mansion. 3. A long day of relaxing warrants the Butter Poached Lobster from Twenty-Eight Atlantic at Wequassett Resort.
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Spicer Mansion, 15 Elm St., Mystic, CT; 860-245-4621; spicermansion.com
With gorgeous land, trails, and complimentary bikes, the top-tier Weekapaug Inn in Westerly, RI, brought in naturalist Mark Bullinger to maximize the outdoor experience for guests. Bullinger offers daily classes in fly fishing, clam catching, birding, stargazing, and more. And on August 7, he will be leading a Full Moon Paddle through the silvery moonlight of Quonochontaug Pond, with a champagne toast to follow. What a guy. Weekapaug Inn, 25 Spray Rock Rd., Westerly, RI, 401-637-7600; weekapauginn.com
3. The Weekapaug Inn, where guests can flyfish, and bird and stargaze with naturalist-guided experiences. 4. Gurneys of Montauk now counts Newport as the location of its newest gem. 5. The one and only Diana Ross headlines a summer full of Boston Pops Orchestra concerts at Tanglewood.
4. UP, UP, AND AWAY!
Montauk or Newport? No need to decide, because this summer, you can be in both. The acclaimed five-star Gurney’s Resort opened a second, soon-to-be renovated outpost in Newport. Over the Fourth of July weekend, the hotel, which partnered with Blade helicopter charters, will be flying guests between Newport and Montauk. “With our debut of the Newport resort, we are excited to have guests from near and far celebrate in a destination that is so quintessentially Americana,” says George Filopoulos, owner of Gurney’s Resorts. Gurney’s Newport Resort, 1 Goat Island, Newport, RI; 401-851-1234; gurneysresorts.com 5. AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN…
“She sounds great after all these years!” says Kim Noltemy, the BSO’s Chief Operating & Communications Officer. ‘She’ is Diana Ross, the legendary female singer performing at the BSO’s Tanglewood Festival on August 30th, along with Melissa Etheridge, the Boston Pops, and John Williams. Tanglewood is the BSO’s yearly summer festival that has held performances on its 526 acres since the 1930s. “Tanglewood is interesting because you can bring in food, beverages, couches, canopies—whatever you want.” Tanglewood, 297 West St., Lenox, MA; 617-266-1200; bso.org/ brands/tanglewood
PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHIP RIEGEL (WEEKAPAUG INN); JOHN FERRILO (TANGLEWOOD); AL WATSON (ROSS); RENDERINGS COURTESY OF GURNEY’S NEWPORT (PORCH)
3. A NATURAL LIFE
PRINTS CHARMING TAKE A RIDE ON THE PSYCHEDELIC SIDE AT OCEAN HOUSE WITH A LILLY PULITZER MAKEOVER. BY KELLY ANDERSON
Lilly Pulitzer’s motto: “Anything is possible with sunshine and a little pink.” Lime green and royal blue don’t hurt either, as seen here at the Ocean House’s Lilly Pulitzer suite. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Custom pillows adorn the living room; aqua blue geometric sheets beckon sweet dreams; an almighty seahorse and Lily linens anchor a fine meal; print-splashed barware brightens any cocktail.
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There are purple seahorses on the bikes, fuchsia snails on cabanas, and cobalt butterflies on the towels. You’ll probably be sporting a few emerald green anchors on your shorts yourself after a stay at the newly decorated Lilly Pulitzer scene at The Ocean House in Watch Hill, RI, an official partner of the brand. “Both brands are so iconic,” says Ocean House’s Lisa Glover, “and marrying them up in a fun collaboration like this just made sense.” Lilly Pulitzer, the eponymous founder of the company, was an infamous American socialite who was known as the Queen of Prep. And nothing quite says “New England summer” like preppy accoutrements. At Ocean House, guests can ride complimentary Lilly-patterned Martone bikes for ice cream and shopping in Watch Hill’s charming downtown, where a new Lilly Pulitzer shop has opened. If you still don’t have your fix, book your stay specifically for the one-bedroom Lilly Pulitzer (formerly the Nash) Suite. The space has been decked out from floor to ceiling in Pulitzer décor. There’s hand painted canvases, shell accented mirrors, custom Lilly print king-size bedding (along with 100 percent goose down and foam pillows), curtains, and splashy barware. Guests will be gifted with pop color Lilly beach totes, too. Once you’ve entered the garden of citrus suns and lime sea urchins, there is no going back. Ocean House, 1 Bluff Ave., Watch Hill, RI, 401-5847000; oceanhouseri.com
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For Chicago, touring is a hard habit to break. “Retire? And do what?” asks Robert Lamm (center). “What’s better than being in a rock band?” The group hasn’t missed a year on the road since 1967; their first show with current tour buddies the Doobie Brothers, (below, with Tom Johnston at center) was in 1973.
ROCKING OUT CHICAGO AND THE DOOBIE BROTHERS TAKE IT TO THE STREETS FOR THE MOST SING-ALONG SETS OF THE SUMMER.
Do your summer plans involve playing shows for tens of thousands of people at amphitheaters across the US? And have you been doing that kind of thing for 50 years straight? No? Then you must not be a member of the seminal rock band Chicago. “Those 50 years went by rather quickly,” laughs keyboardist/ vocalist/songwriter Robert Lamm, who cofounded the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group in 1967, penning such enduring, sing-along classics as “25 or 6 to 4” and “Saturday in the Park.” Fronted by new lead singer and bassist Jeff Coffey, who sings the old Peter Cetera/Jason Scheff tunes (“Jeff’s a more intense version of his predecessors,” says Lamm), Chicago is joined on the road by old friends the Doobie Brothers, of “Listen to the Music” and “China Grove” fame.
“We love playing to a crowd and interacting,” says Doobies cofounder/guitarist/vocalist Tom Johnston. “And these outdoor shows have a festive atmosphere—I’m invested in getting people out of their seats and rocking.” Each band has a catalog of songs that’s five decades deep, so will you hear your faves? “The chestnuts are there,” reveals Johnston. “Those four or five songs that we always play. But there are also deep album cuts that we haven’t played in years.” Lamm adds, “It would take us many hours to play all our hits.” With 21 top-10 singles and 36 albums (25 of them certified platinum), he’s not kidding. “We can interchange them and still make two hours of popular songs. It’s a blessing.” July 26, Blue Hills Bank Pavilion; livenation.com
“I’M INVESTED IN GETTING PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR SEATS AND ROCKING.” —tom johnston
PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID M. EARNISSE (CHICAGO); ANDREW MACPHERSON (THE DOOBIE BROTHERS)
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SPACE GREAT OUTDOORS “AN OUTDOOR TERRACE DOES A MUCH BETTER JOB THAN A ROOM.” —sheldon pennoyer, sheldon pennoyer architects
Architect Sheldon Pennoyer created outdoor “rooms”—each offering a different experience—for a family’s summer house on Nubanusit Lake in Hancock, New Hampshire.
EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT THE POWER OF THE PORCH THIS SUMMER. BY LISA PIERPONT
Recycled wood or floor-to-ceiling screens? When it comes to porches, lakeside homeowners have opinions. What is unanimous this summer is the idea of blurring the line between the indoors and outdoors. We speak with two architects who created sanctuaries on Squam Lake and Nubanusit Lake in New Hampshire. RUSTIC WITH LUXURY
When LDa Architecture & Interiors principal Treffle LaFleche received a phone call from a family looking to reimagine their Squam Lake summer house as an overnight camp, he thought of s’mores, camping, and luxury. Wait—luxury? “These days, the trend is towards a rustic aesthetic with grand comfort,” LaFleche says. “We reward ourselves after working hard all week with luxury and refinement.” He designed the porch to have a red
cedar cathedral ceiling, pine flooring, comfy furniture, and a hanging fireplace. LDa Architecture & Interiors, LLP, 222 Third St., Ste. 3212, Cambridge, 617-621-1455; lda-architects.com WEATHERING HEIGHTS
Smack next to Nubanusit Lake is a house that begs to host entertaining. Architect Sheldon Pennoyer had just the plan: terraces. “We did not build any decks, but terraces,” Pennoyer says. “They offer opportunities for planting and a special connectedness to the land and the lake. An outdoor terrace does a much better job than a room.” Shaped with a curved ceiling, the porch offers a barely-there transition to the outdoors. “The trend is to be almost living in the landscape.” Sheldon Pennoyer Architects, 64 N. Main St., #1, Concord, NH, 603-856-8994; spennoyerarchitects.com
The owners of this Squam Lake home wanted to enhance the sights and sounds of a childhood camp experience. LDa Architecture & Interiors added another layer: luxury. PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOSEPH ST. PIERRE (LAKE NUBANUSIT HOUSE); GREG PREMRU (SQUAM LAKE RESIDENCE)
COCO’S GOT A BRANDNEW BAG THE SIMPLY NAMED GABRIELLE IS CHANEL’S FIRST NEW HANDBAG LINE IN SIX YEARS.
THE GABRIELLE IS A DESIGN MARVEL, FUSING THE SLOUCH OF A HOBO-STYLE HANDBAG WITH A STRUCTURAL BOTTOM.
Freedom, comfort, functionality— these were the three requirements at the top of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’s list when she created a handbag that merged practicality with style in 1955. Her idea for dressing the modern woman still rings true today, and it’s nowhere more apparent than in the new bag that bears her name. Chanel’s creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, introduced the Gabrielle bag during the brand’s Spring 2017 runway show. It’s a design marvel, fusing the slouch of a hobo-style handbag with a structural bottom, resulting in a contrasting silhouette that feels fresh and excitingly new. In order to achieve this posh juxtaposition, the handbag is fitted on a rigid thermoformed base, and the body of the bag is crafted from light and supple quilted leather. Of course, Chanel also has perfect taste in its muses, with Kristen Stewart, Cara Delevingne, Caroline de Maigret, and Pharrell Williams all helping to get the word out in an Instagram campaign. Available in a range of styles (quilted backpacks, chic shoulder bags, sturdy totes, and youthful bucket bags) as well as a multitude of colorways, the Gabrielle offers endless style possibilities. We can’t help but think Coco herself would be pleased. 6 Newbury St., 617859-0055; chanel.com
HERE AND TOP LEFT: The new It bag from Chanel hit the runway at the brand’s Spring 2017 show. ABOVE: Poppy Delevingne, an English model and sister of Chanel muse Cara, sports the Gabrielle backpack. LEFT: An array of elegant Gabrielle bags ($3,000–$4,000) in mixed materials and classic colors.
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF CHANEL
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SCENE DINING OUT
NOW, THIS IS SEA WORTHY!
The seafood charcuterie board at ReelHouse is almost too pretty to eat. Almost.
WHET YOUR SUMMER PALETTE WITH THESE LIP-SMACKING NEW SEAFOOD DISHES. BY SARA CORNELL
While the mantra “Fish are friends, not food” may hold true for diehard Finding Dory fans, any Bostonian worth their salt (water) knows that seafood is where it’s at during the sacred days of summer. Between Boston proper and the islands, we’ve got five—count ‘em, five!—new eateries worth the ferry, Uber, or bike ride. Go on, get your fish on. PUBLICO STREET BISTRO & GARDEN
The newest kid on the hipster Southie block is Publico Street Bistro & Garden, a Latin American-inspired eatery with an open-air atrium for alfresco dining. Chef Keenan Langlois has created a menu of bold flavored foods with a global influence to get your summer sizzling. Order up a Luchador cocktail (Herradura Silver, ginger, cucumber, mint, and lime) to start your evening, followed by ceviche with serrano peppers and leche de tigre. The night will only get hotter. 11 Dorchester St., South Boston, 617-622-5700; publicoboston.com
Nestled in East Boston’s newest luxury building, The Eddy, Chef Marc Orfaly is creating a new world. “Nantucket meets Miami,” is how he describes his new restaurant, ReelHouse. The seafood: The Grand Shellfish Platter takes your raw bar
PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRIAN SAMUELS
PUBLICO’S CHEF KEENAN LANGLOIS HAS CREATED A MENU OF BOLD FLAVORED FOODS WITH A GLOBAL INFLUENCE TO GET YOUR SUMMER SIZZLING.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY JULIE FLORIO (THE CLUB CAR); BRIAN SAMUELS (PUBLICO)
experience to new heights with overflowing lobster, shrimp, oysters, clams, and crab claws. The view: dazzling! 6 New St., East Boston, 617-895-4075; reelhouseboston.com LOLA 42
Nantucket lovers, your dreams have come true. You can now enjoy Lola 41 off season, and in the city… in the form of Lola 42. Perched on Fan Pier, the fish mecca’s highlights include the cult-status Tuskiji Roll with ginger poached salmon. 22 Liberty Dr., 617-951-4002; lola42.com THE CLUB CAR
Jump on the ferry! The Club Car, an ACK institution located in a revamped railway car, has been
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: Publico’s Ceviche with fish, shrimp, cucumbers, serrano peppers and leche de tigre; the natural skylight at Publico; littleneck clams with chorizo, apples and hard cider at The Club Car; sushi from Lola 42.
“reimagined.” With a new look and menu, Executive Chef Mayumi Hattori rolls out caughtthat-morning clam ceviche complemented with islandsourced veggies. One Main St., Nantucket, 508-228-1101; theclubcar.com COMPANY OF THE CAULDRON
Mondays shall be lobster nights. Need we say more? Resting smack in the middle of Nantucket’s historic district, Company of the Cauldron breaks out the bibs and lobster crackers for all-new recipes, from bisque to steamed and grilled fourpounders. 5 India St., Nantucket, 508-228-4016; companyofthe cauldron.com
SCENE ART ATTACK
left: Consenses founder and musical artist Sally Taylor; right: the Consenses exhibit features one message that is interpreted through an artist’s eyes, from fine arts painter Allen Whiting to comedian/ musician Reggie Watts.
There’s no question that music is in Sally Taylor’s DNA. But now, the daughter of legendary singers Carly Simon and James Taylor can add painting, poetry, dance, and sculpture to her artistic provenance. Taylor, a Martha’s Vineyard native, is the mastermind behind Consenses, an epic exhibit—an artistic game of “telephone,” if you will—consisting of 150 multi-disciplinary artists
from singer Jimmy Buffett to writer Susan Minot. Each artist received, interpreted, recreated, and passed along an original work of art to the next person. Then, the process starts all over again. Taylor recently developed Consenses into a school curriculum for students to learn how to communicate through art. With the backing of Boston philanthropist Mahsa Noble, Taylor hopes to broaden
the program nationwide. The question: “Can we use art as a language rather than relying on verbal communication to express ourselves and understand each other on a much deeper and intimate level?” The curriculum: “Consenses gives kids a larger platform from which to express themselves and recognize that everybody’s voice and perspective matter equally.” The end result will be exhibited at
Mass MoCA in 2018. In the end…: “Consensus means tossing out the majority of each person’s perspective in exchange for one common belief. In art, you can let everybody’s perspective be a bigger, broader lens.” A party and fundraiser will be hosted by Esmeralda Swartz and Mahsa Noble on Martha’s Vineyard in Edgartown in mid-August. Find out more at consenses.org
PHOTOGRAPHY BY HEIDI LEG (TAYLOR)
THROUGH HER ART EXHIBIT CONSENSES, SALLY TAYLOR HAS TAPPED THE TALENT OF CARLY SIMON TO JIMMY BUFFET. NEXT UP? OUR COUNTRY’S KIDS. BY CHUCK ANSBACHER
Designer Christopher Cuozzo models one of his favorite suits in Mediterranean bright blue. Made from lightweight 100 percent wool, the suit is available in a single or doublebreasted design.
THE BOYS OF SUMMER MENSWEAR CLOTHIER CHRIS CUOZZO INJECTS SUN AND FUN IN HIS NEW MEN’S SUMMER COLLECTION. BY MACKENZIE CUMMINGS-GRADY
make sure they’re all on point.” With that, he shared three of the hottest trends for men this summer. RELAX!
“This summer is about a softer side of suiting; sneakers with suits and tailored sweatpants. I refer to my jacket as a Swacket—a sweatshirt meets a jacket. It comes in 10 colors and is completely unlined. It looks great over a t-shirt. Not everyone in a suit needs to wear a tie and lace-up dress shoes.” SLIM AND SLICK
“A slimmer cut is always more flattering. Also, a little to no break on the pants allows the ankles
to breathe while showing off the footwear. Regardless of body shape, it’s important for a customer’s clothing to fit appropriately.” COLOR CODE
“Think all blue or all gray, or even at night, all black. The shades don’t need to match perfectly —better yet, they shouldn’t. Think navy blue suit, navy blue dress shirt, blue shoes or sneakers, and even a navy blue tie. Add some phenomenal fabric, unique style options (i.e. buttons, contrast thread, side tabs, and a loud lining) and you’ll turn heads wherever you go.” christophercuozzo.com
“SOMETHING THAT’S ALWAYS IN STYLE IS FIT” —christopher cuozzo
PHOTOGRAPHY BY BOB PACKERT PHOTOGRAPHY (BLUE SUIT)
Christopher Cuozzo has a goal. “I want men to discover their Sprezzatura,” he says. The Italian word, meaning “swagger,” is a key principle in Cuozzo’s collection of men’s bespoke apparel. “It means looking effortlessly cool.” And the Woburn-based Cuozzo is a master of cool, whether it’s creating a customized dollar print-lined jacket for a Patriots player, or accommodating a start-up king who wants a quick trim at the hem. “Something that’s always in style is fit,” he says. “Jacket shoulders, sleeve lengths, pant lengths;
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STYLE EYE SPY clockwise from top left: John Turner (left) wearing Ulysses in Satin Black and repurposed oak and Daniel Dougherty (right) wearing Jack in Havana Tortoise; Why shouldn’t a fishhook match your sunnies? “Jack in Havana Tortoise” features repurposed oak; Traps Eyewear is unisex. Lads and lasses can wear the same styles.
OFF THE HOOK SHADES! SOMETHING’S FISHY WITH TRAPS EYEWEAR.
John Turner and Daniel Dougherty grew up in Maine, where lobstering is as regular as brushing your teeth. So it makes perfect sense that the duo would figure out a way to make shades out of lobster traps, right? Huh? After literally stumbling across a lobster trap four years ago, Maine resident John Turner thought the weathered wood would make the ultimate Down East fashion statement. With that in mind, he and his business partner Daniel Dougherty set about crafting prototypes for a classic Wayfayer-style sunglass that would exude equal parts Yankee attitude and nostalgia. Based out of Portland, ME, the
duo started Traps Eyewear. The stylish sunnies, whose frames are created out of repurposed wood from salvaged lobster traps, aim to capture understated sophistication and sustainability. “To Mainers, lobster traps represent so much,” said Turner. “They represent not only Maine, but hard work, tenacity, and passion.” Currently in collaboration with New England icons L.L. Bean and Sperry, Traps Eyewear is rolling out an exclusive line of hand-painted glasses this summer that reflect the spirit of these New England brands. No net necessary. Traps Eyewear, 386 Fore St., #502, Portland, ME, 207-7981292; trapseyewear.com
PHOTOGRAPHY BY NICOLE WOLF (PRODUCT); ALEXANDRA PELLETIER (PORTRAIT, MODEL)
BY SARA CORNELL
SCENE SANTÉ! Whispering Angel (BELOW), the flagship of Château d’Esclans’s extraordinary roster of rosés (LEFT), is the country’s best-selling rosé by four to one. HERE: The namesake 659-acre estate just north of St.-Tropez.
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF CHÂTEAU D’ESCLANS
SUMMER’S FAVORITE SIP HAS MATURED INTO A WINE FOR ALL SEASONS. BY JULIET IZON
In the not-so-distant past, rosé wine was little more than a cheap tipple unknown outside the South of France. “You would buy it in what we call un pichet—a pitcher—like sangria,” recalls Paul Chevalier, winemaker and National Fine Wine Director at Shaw-Ross International Importers. “It didn’t even come in a bottle.” Fast forward to 2017, however, and that reputation is all but demolished. Chevalier is partly responsible for the wine’s meteoric rise in the last decade: his championing of St.Tropez’s Château d’Esclans and its roster of outstanding rosés— Rock Angel, Les Clans, Garrus, and the ever-popular Whispering Angel—has helped propel them to the status of household names for
any oenophile. Whispering Angel, Château d’Esclans’s delicately hued best-seller, with its refreshing palette of peach, cherry, and citrus balanced by a subtle mineral edge, actually outsells all other rosés in America by a stunning four to one. And with good reason: Côtes de Provence rosés are made with
zero sugar, making them more drinkable and complex than those Kool-Aid-colored varieties stuck in so many wine drinkers’ imaginations. Their unique flavor also makes them a match for almost any cuisine. “The taste profile starts like a white but finishes like a red,” says Chevalier. “Rosé is probably the most
versatile wine for pairing. It goes with light food, yes, but also Asian, spicy; it really goes across the whole spectrum.” All of these benefits mean that rosé has morphed into a beverage that commands the same respect as Champagne. “Yes, you can have rosé by the pool, but you can have it for a celebration as well,” says Chevalier. Top event planners, like Annie Lee of boutique firm Daughter of Design (daughterofdesign.com), have noticed this shift as well. “It is synonymous with summer socializing, but is perfectly elegant enough for black-tie occasions,” she says. And for younger generations, there may be more cachet to drinking something other than standard bubbly. “Fifty percent of Whispering Angel consumers are millennials,” says Chevalier. “They’re not obsessed with Champagne; they want rosé, and at all different occasions. They have it for Thanksgiving, for the holidays, in the evening… If you have a big bottle, it becomes a party!”
STYLE TIME HONORED
AS TECHNOLOGIES ADVANCED, DRIVERS BEGAN LOOKING TO WATCHMAKERS FOR PIECES THAT MET THEIR NEEDS.
TRACK TIME THIS SEASON, THE BEST OF AUTO-INSPIRED AND RACING WATCHES HIT THE OPEN ROAD WITH SPEED AND STYLE. BY ALDOUS TUCK
Automobile enthusiasts’ tight bond with timepieces dates to the earliest days of motor sports. Drivers would strap big, bulky pocket watches to their wrists to measure timing and speed, either while maneuvering new race tracks or hitting a straightaway on a dusty back road. But as car and timepiece technologies both advanced, drivers began looking to watchmakers for pieces that met their specific needs. Watch brands not only responded to this call but drew from it, with auto-design inspiration CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: With a history of being inspired by auto racing Girard Perregaux’s Competizione Circuito Chronograph ($13,200) takes its name from the Italian words for “competition” and “track circuit” and has the look of a high-end automobile. The case is made of a feather light titanium-carbon composite and the black dial features honeycomb openwork that resembles a car’s grille. The black, calfskin strap features a carbon effect to continue to sporty design. Available at Royal Jewelers, 58 Main St., Andover, 978-475-3330; girard-perregaux.com Rolex introduced the first Cosmograph Dayton in 1963 to satisfy the demands of professional drivers. This Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona in 18-carat white gold ($28,800), introduced this year at Baselworld, continues that tradition with its perpetual, self-winding mechanical chronograph movement powered by its 4130 Manufacture Rolex calibre. The watch has a 72-hour power reserve and is waterproof to 100 meters. Available at Lux, Bond & Green, 416 Boylston St., 617-266-4747; rolex.com
informing some of history’s most highly engineered and iconic pieces. (In many instances, watchmakers teamed up with specific automakers, racing teams, or races to create ticking tributes to them.) Some of the world’s most illustrious brands have revisited this racing tradition for summer, debuting exceptional timepieces that double as copilots for when the need for speed strikes. For more watch features and expanded coverage go to bostoncommon-magazine.com/ watches-and-jewelry
Created to celebrate the new Bentley’s Continental Supersports, the fastest Bentleys ever built, the Breitling for Bentley Supersports B55 ($7,785) made its debut at this spring’s Baselworld. The sporty chronograph features an ultra-light titanium case and carbon fiber dial, a connected B55 movement that allows the wearer to access functions dedicated to motorsports that connects to their smartphone. Created in a limitededition of 500 pieces. Available Upon Request at Sidney Thomas at the Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., 617-262-0935; breitling.com Among a myriad of racing laurels, TAG Heuer holds the title of Official Timekeeper of the legendary Carrera Panamericana, giving this TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 ($7,500) part of its name. The watch’s Swiss made calibre 1887 automatic movement provides the rest. The black dial has a sunray effect with three counters: chronograph minute at 9 o’clock, chronograph hour at 3 o’clock and running second at 6 o’clock. This watch has a 50-hour power reserve. Available at Royal Jewelers, 58 Main St., Andover, 978-475-3330; tagheuer.com
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SCENE SPIRIT OF GENEROSIT Y Evan Huddon gives a pep talk to his University of Rhode Island football teammate Shomari Watts. right: Team Impact founders Jay Calnan and Dan Kraft.
“WE CAME TOGETHER TO APPLY THE TEAM CONCEPT AND OUR BUSINESS CONNECTIONS TO HELP KIDS WITH CHRONIC ILLNESSES.” —dan kraft
THAT’S “I” FOR IMPACT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN BOSTON’S POWERMONGERS JOIN FORCES TO HELP SICK KIDS? A SUPERBOWL-LEVEL WIN.
When Jay Calnan and Dan Kraft host a reception on Nantucket for their nonprofit, Team Impact, this summer, they will be celebrating many definitions of victory. As Tufts undergrads, the duo hit it off instantly. Both were sports fanatics. Both would go on to become CEOs of their companies. But neither could have predicted that they would start a nonprofit that would dramatically change lives.
Why did you start Team Impact? Jay Calnan: I have a younger brother who was a batboy for the Bristol Red Sox in my town because he couldn’t play sports. So I was familiar with how the power of sports could help a sick child. Dan Kraft: We also played sports, and from those experiences knew firsthand the life-changing benefit of being on a
team. Years later, we came together to apply the team concept and our business connections to help kids with chronic illnesses who need this support system.
benefit. Then we find a college team. Finally, we kick it off with a very formal and well publicized media draft day where the child commits to that team.
How does it work? JC: We have a very passionate staff of relationship managers connect with medical professionals. Those communities identify families that would
How has Team Impact changed your lives? JC: You see the children light up and the student athletes really taking the kids under their wing. From draft day on, they create a long-standing
relationship over a three-year period. DK: As a parent, you never want to see your child in pain. To offer support to families who struggle with illness each and every day, that is the ultimate reward. Team Impact will be hosting a Nantucket event this summer for people who are interested in learning more. Visit teamimpact.org for details.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID SILVERMAN (CALNAN)
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Pull up a chair… a daybed, even. Mother Nature is feeling sunny, and we owe it to her to enjoy the rays. This summer, a new caliber of outdoor furniture awaits, from sustainable to swiveling.
“A LOT OF FOLKS FIRST SAW DAYBEDS IN LUXURY HOTELS. NOW THEY WANT THEM IN THEIR BACKYARD!” —SERENA ZAHLER, JANUS ET CIE
Why wouldn’t you want to sleep in the sun? That’s the question the designers at Janus et Cie asked themselves. “A lot of folks first saw daybeds in luxury hotels,” says manager Serena Zahler. “Now they want them in their backyard!” The Duo Round Daybed is available in talc and graphite, and swivels 360 degrees. Full retail price (as shown) $8,598. Janus et Cie, Boston Design Center, 1 Design Center Pl., 617-449-5514; bostondesign.com
Featuring teaklike Brazilian eucalyptus transformed into sturdy patio tables and lounge chairs, Outdoor Interiors’ collection is “entirely sustainable,” says Jay O’Rourke of New England Nurseries. The tables feature built-in lazy Susans, while the steamer chair offers a retractable ottoman. Pass the shrimp cocktail! Prices available upon request. New England Nurseries, 216 Concord Road, Bedford, 781-2752525; newenglandnurseries.com DREAM WEAVER
Rocker or winged? Spice or Atlantic? Exciting shape and color decisions abound with the Dedon outdoor chairs collection at Showroom. “They are super comfortable, and pretty much indestructible,” says owner Doug Gates. “We have a short and volatile summer here; our clients invest in summer hard.” Pricing starts at $3,975. Showroom, 240 Stuart St., 617-4824805; showroomboston.com
ABOVE: The outdoors lover never needs to leave the Duo Daybed from Janus et Cie. Day or night, the piece works for sunning, sleeping, or sipping. LEFT: Pull up a Dedon Mbrace rocking chair and sway the day away.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID PETERSON (JANUS ET CIE); COURTESY OF DEDON, WWW.DEDON.US (CHAIRS)
STYLE CARNOISSEUR A PORSCHE HATCHBACK WITH ROOM FOR THE KIDS— AND A 330-HORSEPOWER ENGINE THAT COMBINES SPEED AND LUXURY.
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Thank the almighty motor gods: Porsche has sculpted a set of wheels that just doesn’t quit. The 2017 Porsche Panamera 4 Hatchback packs the sports car spirit into a sleek city whip complete with four doors, a spacious
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car company had lost its way. Back then, the sedan had that newborn giraffe look: slightly awkward and unsure of itself. But this 2017 model has fully matured, its body honed into the confident teardrop design that’s been
turning heads for Porsche for nearly a hundred years. True, there’s a hatchback, but don’t let that fool you. Its 3.0 liter, V6 engine gallops 330 horses that will scratch the itch of any discerning supercar
connoisseur. And with a world of room in the back seats for the kiddies, the Panamera truly revolutionizes the idea of a family car. Available at Herb Chambers Porsche, 1172 Commonwealth Ave., 877-384-6233
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Awash in unflappable red, white, and blue, we ring in the dog days of the American summer. Never wavering, always timeless, nautical prep is the perpetual look of the season. photography by GABOR JURINA styling by K ATHERINE LANDE
on casey: Jacket ($2,495) and pants ($1,195), Giorgio Armani. 22 Newbury St., 617-267-3200; armani.com. Shirt, Salvatore Ferragamo ($770). Copley Place, 617-859-4924; ferragamo.com. Espadrilles, Soludos ($55). Faherty, 115 Newbury St., 857-250-2916; fahertybrand.com. on roza: Dress, Valentino ($8,850). 47 Newbury St., 617-578-0300; valentino.com. D-Astro antique gold rings, Dior ($300 each). Copley Place, 617-927-7577; dior.com. Pipe ring, Jennifer Fisher ($215). Barneys New York, Copley Place, 617-385-3300; jenniferfisherjewelry.com
on casey: Sweater, Salvatore Ferragamo ($1,100). Copley Place, 617-859-4924; ferragamo.com. Swim trunks, Solid & Striped ($158). Saks Fifth Avenue, The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-2628500; saks.com. on annie: Top ($695), shirt ($980), and shorts ($695), Prada. The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-2360568; prada.com. Metal and pearl earrings, Sportmax ($295). 69 Newbury St., 617-267-9775; maxmara.com opposite page: Cardigan, Gucci ($3,200). The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-2473000; gucci.com. Swimsuit, Eres ($385). Barneys New York, Copley Place, 617-385-3300; barneys.com. O-ring stud earrings, Eddie Borgo ($90). Bloomingdaleâ€™s, The Shops at Chestnut Hill, 617-630-6000; bloomingdales.com
thispage: Sport coat ($4,995), shirt ($695), and trousers ($895), Ralph Lauren. 93-95 Newbury St., 617-424-1124; ralphlauren.com opposite page: Maxi dress, ChloĂŠ ($8,495). Neiman Marcus, Copley Place, 617-536-3660; neimanmarcus.com. Metal earrings, Sportmax ($195). 69 Newbury St., 617-267-9775; maxmara.com. D-Astro antique gold ring, Dior ($300). Copley Place, 617-927-7577; dior.com
on casey: Sweater, Saint Laurent ($990). saintlaurnt.com. Shorts, Orlebar Brown ($245). orlebarbrown.com. Sneakers, Gianvito Rossi ($695). Barneys New York, Copley Place, 617-385-3300; barneys.com. on roza: Jacket ($2,795) and dress ($1,695), Bally. bally.com. Root ring, Jennifer Fisher ($265). Barneys New York, Copley Place, 617-385-3300; jenniferfisher jewelry.com. on annie: One-piece suit, Vilebrequin ($250). vilebrequin.com. Pants, Diane von Furstenberg ($348). 73 Newbury St., 617-247-7300; dvf.com. Sunglasses, Saint Laurent ($420). see above. Metal and leather cuffs, Tod’s ($365 and $465). Saks Fifth Avenue,
The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-262-8500; saks.com. Sandal, Aquazzura ($675). Intermix, 186 Newbury St., 617-236-5172; intermixonline.com opposite page: Jacket, Michael Kors Collection ($2,195). Copley Place, 617-236-5700; michaelkors.com. Swimsuit, Tomas Maier ($340). Neiman Marcus, Copley Place, 617-536-3660; neimanmarcus .com. Pipe ring, Jennifer Fisher ($215). Barneys New York, Copley Place, 617-385-3300; jenniferfisherjewelry.com. D-Astro antique gold rings, Dior ($300 each). Copley Place, 617-927-7577; dior.com
Styling by Katherine Lande at Creative Management Hair by Danny Jelaca at Creative Management using Balmain Hair Couture Makeup by Heather Blaine at Creative Management using MAC and Chanel Rouge Coco Gloss Models: Roza Gough at MC2 Model Management, Annie Gustafsson at Elite Miami, and Casey Levins at MC2 Model Management Styling assistance by Shellie Frai Location provided by Nautilus South Beach, a SIXTY Hotel, 1825 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-503-5700; sixtyhotels.com/ nautilus-south-beach Anvera Yacht provided by Jason Halpern (pages 160-160, 163) “Persistence” 92’ Sunseeker Motor Yacht (pages 157-159, 162)
it’s a high flying summer! Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, and Kennebunkport are dazzling by air. But wait until you land! FROM A BIRD’S EYE VIEW, NANTUCKET, MARTHA’S VINEYARD, AND KENNEBUNKPORT REFLECT all of the beauty (Aquinnah’s dramatic cliffs!), tranquility (ACK’s flawless beaches!) and intrigue (Secret Service staked out at Kennebukport’s Walker’s Point!) that define them as some of Boston’s most coveted summer paradises. Parachute down to ground level, and you’ll be even more impressed. Each terrain, with its own personality, delivers every vacationer’s dream: worldclass eateries, hotels, and style. Interested? Come fly with us. MARTHA’S VINEYARD
EAT: Begin the day with breakfast at Among the Flowers in Edgartown (17 Mayhew Lane, Edgartown, 508-627-3233; mvol.com/menu/amongtheflowers) with either their loaded omelets, fluffy waffles, or decadent crepes. Once you burn off those calories swimming, shoot over to Oak Bluffs for lunch at the Martha’s Vineyard Chowder Company (9 Oak Bluffs Ave., Oak Bluffs, 508-696-3000; mvchowder.com), which was recently named the number one restaurant on the island by Trip Advisor. Of course, the Vineyard welcomes a laidback beer, so bring your own to Larsen’s Fish Market in Menemsha (56 Basin Road, Chilmark, 508-645-2680; larsensfishmarket.com) for a late afternoon snack. End the day by taking a page out of President Obama’s book and hit up State Road for dinner (688 State Road, West Tisbury, 508-693-8582; stateroadrestaurant.com). STAY: With the smell of homemade cookies wafting out its windows, Isabelle’s Beach House in Oak Bluffs (83 Seaview Ave., Oak Bluffs, 508-693-3955; isabellesbeachhouse.com) offers the quintessential, romantic getaway. For the family escape, Winnetu Oceanside Resort in Edgartown (31 Dunes Road, Edgartown, 508-310-1733; winnetu.com) has easy access to South Beach, the bike path and town shuttle service. Out in Menemsha, Beach Plum Inn (50 Beach Plum Lane, Menemsha, 508-645-9454; beach pluminn.com) has thirteen rooms overlooking Vineyard Sound as well as an adjoined restaurant with food worth writing home about. SHOP: Saturdays are for the farmers’ market. Since the 1970s, the Tisbury Farmers Market (The Grange Hall on State Road, West Tisbury, 508-693-4359; thewesttisburyfarmersmarket.com) has been bringing together local purveyors in offering a true taste of island life. But if that’s a bit too crunchy for your liking, skip over to Slate (11 North Summer St., Edgartown, 508-939-1908; slatemv.com), a chic boutique with fine women’s wares and wellness goods. Before you head to the beach, drop into the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore (23 Main St., Vineyard Haven, 508-6932291; bunchofgrapes.com ) where the likes of Bill Clinton have been known to peruse their curated shelves for a beach read.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHRISTOPHER SEUFERT
Aerial photographer Christopher Seufert captured this shot of the cliffs of Aquinnah for his book, Cape Cod & The Islands: A Drone’s Eye View. “I try to get shots from totally fresh perspectives. This is how a ship at sea would see the cliffs,” he says. “I love Martha’s Vineyard. It is pure, straightlaced New England.”
“EARLY MORNINGS OR EVENINGS ARE THE BEST ON NANTUCKET. THE LIGHT IS SPECTACULAR.” —kit noble, photographer
EAT: The offseason served up a smorgasbord of changes in the Nantucket restaurant lineup. Fans of pub fare can saunter down the street to the newly opened Charlie Noble where the team of B-ACK Yard BBQ (15 South Water St., Nantucket, 508-825-5260; thecharlie noble.com) took over the former space of Nix and installed the most extensive tap system on the island. Then, in the exceedingly rare category of good food without the fuss, head mid-island to Keepers on Amelia Drive (5 Amelia Dr., 508-228-0009; keepersnantucket .com) and enjoy a no-nonsense menu that welcomes swim trunks and sandals. Finally, although not new to the island, Nautilus (12 Cambridge St., 508-228-0301; nautilus nantucket.com) continues to redefine intimate eating with a divine menu of small plates paired with one of the most ingenious cocktail programs on Nantucket. SLEEP: While you can never really go wrong with the White Elephant (50 Easton St., 800445-6574; whiteelephanthotel.com), there’s no
shortage of plush pillows on Nantucket to lay your head after a night of singing your lungs out at the Club Car. In the category of charming boutique hotels, 21 Broad and 76 Main (21broad hotel.com and 76main.com) have earned a slew of awards since opening in recent years. If you’re rolling with kids in tow, the Nantucket Hotel (77 Easton St., 508-228-4747; thenantuckethotel.com) is the closest thing to Disneyland as you’ll find on the island, with multiple pools, a game room and an antique fire truck gassed up and ready to shuttle your little ones to the beach—sirens and all. SHOP: While your wallet might not agree, shopping is made especially easy downtown where you can hit home goods, outerwear and fashion boutiques within a stone’s throw of each other. Bodega (2 Candle St., 508228-1992; bodeganantucket.com) boasts a curated collection of home goods, Haul Over (7 Salem St., 508-228-9010; haulover nantucket.com) has outerwear galore, and Milly & Grace (2 Washington St., 508-9015051; millyandgrace.com) has the hippest looks this side of the Sound.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY KIT NOBLE/NANTUCKETSTOCK.COM
Veteran and beloved Nantucket photographer Kit Noble shot Nantucket harbor on a busy sunny afternoon. “This picture required a high altitude, so I was up in a plane,” Noble says. “I got lucky—there was no fog or wind.” Noble, who lives full-time on Nantucket, cherishes the island’s quiet times. “Early mornings or evenings are the best. The light is spectacular.”
PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVE CLEAVELAND
EAT: The quintessential Kennebunkport dining experience begins with fresh catch at David’s KTP in Dock Square (21 Ocean Ave., 207-9678225; boathouseme.com/dining) with its unparalleled waterfront view. Then saunter over for a pre-game glass of wine at the Old Vines Wine Bar that’s become a huge hit under its new ownership this summer. Do dinner at Earth at Hidden Pond (354 Goose Rocks Road, 207967-6550; earthathiddenpond.com), where you will feast on a fresh farm-to-fork menu tucked away amidst balsam trees and a birch forest. Cap the night off at Federal Jacks (8 Western Ave., 207-967-4322; federaljacks.com) for a cold beer and live music. SLEEP: High rollers will love the White Barn Inn & Spa (37 Beach Ave., 207-967-2321; whitebarninn.com), one of only two Relais & Châteaux properties in Maine that has been around for 150 years. There’s also the
enchanting Colony hotel (140 Ocean Ave., 207-967-3331; colonymaine.com) with stunning views of Kennebunkport’s rocky coast that stretch out to the Bush compound on Walker’s Point. With a grand old-school porch and sprawling lawn, you can easily fall into a summer trance of watching the sunset. SHOP: With gift shops galore, places like Daytrip Society (4 Dock Sq., 207-967-4440; daytripsociety.com) has distinguished itself with an eclectic offering of home goods and locally-crafted gifts. Another hidden gem in downtown is Rusty Fly Gallery & Gifts (24 Ocean Ave., 508-982-5398; rustyflygallery .com), which opened last summer and offers a stunning collection of sporting art by fine artist Peter Sheppard. Finally, in the funky realm there’s Abacus (2 Ocean Ave., 207-9670111; abacusgallery.com) that has everything from fine jewelry, to model airplanes, and other fun knickknacks.
From a Robinson R44 helicopter, Dave Cleaveland photographed The Colony Hotel. “It’s within a mile of restricted airspace around the Bush compound at Walker’s Point,” he says. “This required a 400mm lens. I shot it a half mile away.” Not that Cleaveland is a stranger to the Bush clan. “I photographed Walker’s Point for Mr. and Mrs. Bush. I’ve done some fun things in my time, but I have never been more honored than visiting President Bush.”
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THE SWEETEST SUITES NANTUC ET ISLAND RESORTS OFFER ISLAND FANTASIES AND LUXURIES ALL SUMMER LONG.
When you hear “resort” you might think of palm trees and all-you-can-eat buffets. On Nantucket, and for the masterminds of Nantucket Island Resorts, a resort can mean seaside cottages, a historic brick mansion, and a full service marina. The company’s six properties—Jared Coffin House, Nantucket Boat Basin, The Cottages, White Elephant, White Elephant Village and The Wauwinet (seen here)— invite guests to experience the many sides of luxury. At the Nantucket Boat Basin, guests are welcome to top shelf amenities and concierge service with 240 boat slips for an assortment of vessels. There are many ways to do summer, but it’s hard to beat this. Nantucket Island Resorts, 10 Amelia Drive, Nantucket, 800-475-2637; nantucketislandresorts.com
The Wauwinet is Nantucket’s only Relais & Châteaux hotel, boasting custom furnishings, Pratesi linens, and a dazzling seafront view of the sunset.
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An underground “bohemian bistro,” The Beehive specializes in rustic comfort foods infused with American, European, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern influences. INSIDER TIP: To actually take advantage of the bohemian vibe, stop in for dinner Monday to Wednesday, when it’s (significantly!) less crowded than on weekends. 541 Tremont St., 617-423-0069; beehiveboston.com
This Mediterranean hot spot located in the Seaport is inspired by the “cuzeri” found throughout Greece. Committee is known for its tapas including the Tzatziki Trio and Shrimp Skorko, its Tiki inspired cocktails, and eclectic décor with a penny-tiled bathroom floor and pipe chandeliers. 50 Northern Ave., 617-737-5051; committeeboston.com
BISTRO DU MIDI Provençal cuisine goes modern at this French-Mediterranean eatery. Tuck into the “bouillabaisse du midi” at the corner roundtable with a view of the Public Garden. 272 Boylston St., 617-426-7878; bistrodumidi.com
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DINING ABE & LOUIE’S A classic American steakhouse, this elegant Back Bay eatery complements its prime Delmonicos and New York Strips with an extensive wine list. INSIDER TIP: If there’s one must-order, it’s Abe & Louie’s signature side of fresh creamed corn with bacon. 793 Boylston St., 617-536-6300; abeandlouies.com
ALDEN & HARLOW Alden & Harlow serves creative and thoughtfully sourced New American food. Ask for the Secret Burger— ingredients include eight ounces of House Creekstone beef, a homemade roll, and “faith.” 40 Brattle St., Cambridge, 617-864-2100; aldenharlow.com
B&G OYSTER BAR This is Boston’s modern take on the classic oyster bar. Grab a bar stool and watch the chef shuck your meal in front of you—or, order B&G’s famed Maine lobster roll to go. 550 Tremont St., 617-423-0550; bandgoysters.com
BANYAN BAR + REFUGE This modern, open-concept Asian
gastropub sports a “chef’s counter” featuring a view of the kitchen action, while large windows behind provide an expansive view of the picturesque South End. Menu must-have: roasted cauliflower with a toasted coconut sauce and yellow-curry raisin compote. 553 Tremont St., 617-556-4211; banyanboston.com
BAR BOULUD Fine-dining heritage meets French café fare at this Daniel Boulud bistro and wine bar. Slip into a comfy booth or watch Boylston Street go by from a table by the windows. 776 Boylston St., 617-535-8800; barboulud.com/boston
BAR MEZZANA This coastal Italian restaurant, tucked away into a warm and inviting space in Boston’s super-trendy Ink Block, brings sophistication and refinement to classic Italian dishes. 360 Harrison Ave., 617-530-1770; barmezzana.com
BASTILLE KITCHEN Bistro cuisine meets its modern twist at this beloved French restaurant, which features a beautiful, long quartz bar. INSIDER TIP: The best steak frites in town! 49 Melcher St., 617-556-8000; bastillekitchen.net
Barbara Lynch’s tribute to old-world European boucheries, this wine bar and butcher shop’s meat-heavy menu changes daily. 552 Tremont St., 617423-4800; thebutchershopboston.com
BUTTERMILK & BOURBON Southern hospitality makes its way to the Back Bay thanks to chef Jason Santos, offering a cozy atmosphere and a modern take on traditional New Orleans dishes with menu items including Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Beignets. 160 Commonwealth Ave., 617-266-1122; buttermilkbourbon.com
CAFÉ ARTSCIENCE Enjoy the avante-garde French fare by the soaring windows that look out onto industrial-chic Kendall Square, or experience the bar—and its scientific cocktails!—that make this futuristic restaurant famous. 650 E. Kendall St., Cambridge, 857-999-2193; cafeartscience.com
CAFE ESCADRILLE Classic dishes—Chateaubriand, rack of lamb—abound at this old-world elegant Burlington mainstay. INSIDER TIP: Make sure to tap into the wine expertise—the restaurant is known for its highly regarded sommelier team. 26 Cambridge St., Burlington, 781-2731916; cafeescadrille.com
COPPA Featuring Italian small plates, woodfired pizzas, and homemade pastas and charcuterie, this modern enoteca delivers the romana goods. 253 Shawmut Ave., 617-391-0902; coppaboston.com
CRU NANTUCKET Visitors and residents alike can never ever get enough of CRU, the Mecca of all things ACK. Perched on a waterside dock, the eatery offers both plushy outdoor space, interior glamour and a rival-less raw bar. INSIDER TIP: Book the cornerside, couch table and order the Grand Cru plateau for the full Cru, panoramic view, and culinary experience. One Straight Wharf, Nantucket, 508-228927; crunantucket.com
DANTE Fresh Italian cuisine meets an extensive and Italian-heavy wine list at this elegant restaurant and patio with panoramic views of the Charles River and Boston skyline. 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, 617-497-4200; restaurantdante.com
DAVIO’S The best views in this spacious, relaxed dining room full of white tablecloths are at the chef’s table, in the heart of the action in the kitchen, which specializes in hearty, high-end Northern Italian fare such as beef steaks, veal chops, and fresh handmade pastas. 75 Arlington St., 617-357-4810; davios.com
DEL FRISCO’S This established steak house in the Seaport District has a lot to offer with an assortment of steak and seafood, a sleek modern ambiance, and beautiful harbor views. Insider tip: There is a Prix-Fixe menu available every
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Ah, champagne and oysters. Cru on Nantucket offers guests an unparalleled way to enjoy the small luxuries in life.
Sunday. 250 Northern Ave., 617-9511368; delfriscos.com
restaurant’s premium cigar service, the first-ever in Boston. 161 Berkeley St., 617-542-2255; grill23.com
DEUXAVE The French-influenced fare is served in an opulent yet rustic Back Bay dining room that features Alice in Wonderland– like wingback chairs and a cozy fireplace. 371 Commonwealth Ave., 617-517-5915; deuxave.com
DORETTA TAVERNA Experience the simple, approachable, fresh, bold flavors of Greek cuisine. Anything with lamb is recommended. INSIDER TIP: The walls surrounding Table 303, which is tucked privately away in a corner (talk about power lunch perfection), features works by local artist Adrienne Schlow, wife of chef-owner Michael Schlow. 79 Park Plz., 617-422-0008; dorettaboston.com
HALEY.HENRY Located in the heart of Downtown Crossing, chef-owner Haley Fortier wants people to have a good time at her wine bar. Enjoy this unique wine experience with a selection of 40–50 wines to be paired with European inspired small plates such as tinned fish and ceviche. 45 Province St., 617-208-6000; haleyhenry.com
Josh Lewin and Katrina Jazayeri. Commuter-friendly menus, as well as leisurely stay-in options has Juliet’s being a destination for just about anybody. INSIDER TIP: Juliet offers a Prix-Fixe Menu for lunch from 11 am–3 pm. 257 Washington St, Somerville, 617-718-0958; julietsomerville.com
MENTON At culinary star Barbara Lynch’s fine dining ode to Italy and France, ask to sit at the Gold Bar, a smaller, more intimate setting than the main dining room. 354 Congress St., 617-737-0099; mentonboston.com
This elegant seafood spot located in the North End offers Italian inspired creations by chef Pino Maffeo and will give diners an underwater feel with the shell-like blue tiles and aquatic styled artwork and decor. 326 Commercial St., 857-277-1895; ilmoloboston.com
La Brasa’s cuisine draws on chef Daniel Bojorquez’s cultural influences as well as the makeup of the restaurant’s East Somerville neighborhood—Mexican, Peruvian, and Middle Eastern. 124 Broadway, Somerville, 617-764-1412; labrasasomerville.com
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EATALY BOSTON The famous Italian marketplace run by celebrity chefs Mario Batali and Lidia Bastianich, and restaurateur Joe Bastianich features restaurants, groceries, and a cooking school to give food lovers the chance to experience authentic Italian cuisine. 800 Boylston St., Prudential Center, 617-807-7300; eataly.com
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GASLIGHT BRASSERIE Get the gold-standard Gallic treatment at Gaslight, located in the artsy section of the South End. Try the classics, such as steak frites with sauce béarnaise or maitre d’hotel butter. 560 Harrison Ave., 617-422-0224; gaslight560.com
This traditional Northern Italian kitchen specializes in homemade pastas, with gluten-free available on request. INSIDER TIP: The tagliatelle bolognese is Tom Brady’s favorite. 48 Boylston St., Brookline, 617-739-0007; lamorra.com
LA VOILE JULIET Juliet is a place for the Union Square community to interact through delicious food with a Mediterranean flare and good hospitality thanks to
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Take a trip around the world with Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette’s globally inspired small plates. 505 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-945-1008; littledonkeybos.com
Imported wines and Greek small plates take the stage at this South End neighborhood hot spot. 315 Shawmut Ave., 617-356-1100; kavaneotaverna.com
The menu at this American seafood restaurant changes daily, featuring the likes of lobster-roe noodles with braised short rib, grilled lobster, and oyster mushrooms. 500 Commonwealth Ave., 617-532-5300; islandcreekoysterbar.com
EASTERN STANDARD This neighborhood brasserie serves creative twists on classic French fare and shakes up top-level craft cocktails. INSIDER TIP: The bar’s once-signature whiskey smash hasn’t been on the menu for several years, but customers still ask for it—you can, too. 528 Commonwealth Ave., 617-532-9100; easternstandardboston.com
The authentic décor at La Voile is a Francophile’s dream: Everything from the zinc bar to the wooden wine fridge and vintage chandeliers are imported from France. 261 Newbury St.,
MIDA Celebrating Italian culinary traditions in the South End, chef Douglass Williams is committed to bringing high quality ingredients to life through “creativity, curiosity and skill” in his dishes including the Arancini, Ricotta Gnocchi, and Caponata Toast. 782 Tremont St., 617-936-3490; midaboston.com
MISTRAL Located in the South End, locals’ favorite Mistral has been providing classic French-Mediterranean fare in a casually elegant setting for nearly 20 years. 223 Columbus Ave., 617-8679300; mistralbistro.com
MOOO RESTAURANT This modern steakhouse boasts a
WHO: Founder of Gazelle.com and Brandsonify (brandsonify.com). TOP THREE EATS: “Terra at Eataly (800 Boylston St., 617-8077300, eataly.com) for their selection of Amaro Italian herballiqueur and their horticulture that inspires the feeling of dining in a solarium. Porto (Ring Rd., 617-536-1234, porto-boston.com) for the consistent farm to table dining experience. Island Creek Oyster Bar (500 Commonwealth Ave., 617-532-5300; islandcreekoysterbar.com) for oyster service and their premium champagne selection by the glass.”
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STYLE: “Burberry (2 Newbury St., 617-236-1000, burberry.com) for
After enjoying Grill 23’s all-natural prime beef steaks or fresh, creative seafood presentations, indulge in a post-prandial puff courtesy of the
modern accessories, Cartier (40 Newbury St., 617-262-3300, cartier. com) for classic time pieces, Ferragamo (100 Huntington Ave., 617859-4924, ferragamo.com) for shoes that last.”
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NEPTUNE OYSTER Neptune serves simple American seafood in a cozy, intimate setting. Try the Maine hot lobster roll, served with fresh-cut french fries. 63 Salem St., 617-742-3474; neptuneoyster.com
NO. 9 PARK The regionally inspired Italian and French dishes at No. 9 Park have been charming locals and tourists for years. INSIDER TIP: Ask to be seated in the intimate leather-and-velvet banquettes in the back dining room. 9 Park St., 617-423-4800; no9park.com
O YA O Ya was the first in Boston to reinterpret traditional Japanese flavors and ingredients with a modern touch. Their contemporary and creative izakaya aims to surprise and delight. 9 East St., 617-654-9900; o-ya.restaurant
OAK LONG BAR + KITCHEN OAK comes alive at night to the hum of spirited conversation as guests gather around the copper-top bar to dive into salt-and-vinegar fries and smoked
bluefish toast. 138 St. James Ave., 617-585-7222; oaklongbarkitchen.com
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The Relais & Chateau ranking is the first massive clue that Watch Hill’s Ocean House is no ordinary summer resort. State-of-the-art luxury suites, cooking classes, wine tastings and spanking new Mercedes Benz roadsters on hand for guests are just some of the posh pickings at this Rhode Island masterpiece. 1 Bluff Ave., Westerly, RI, 401-584-7000; oceanhouseri.com
In the South End, high-concept sushi is artfully arranged and composed of the sea’s freshest bounty. 1166 Washington St., 617-482-8868; oishiiboston.com
OCEAN PRIME Ocean Prime features classic steak house and seafood fare crafted with a modern sensibility and an appreciation for ingredients. Enjoy the impeccable service. 140 Seaport Blvd., 617-6701345; ocean-prime.com
OFFSITE CATERING An impromptu martini cocktail party? 100 people? At your pad? TONIGHT?!!! No problem. OffSITE Catering has your back. The Bostonbased party event company can produce, design and staff up the soiree of your dreams, so you—bon vivant that you are—can greet your guests
NEBO CUCINA & ENOTECA Sisters Carla and Christine Pallotta serve up an authentic Italian menu that captures the “true essence” of dining in an Italian home with dishes including Zucchini Lasagna and Papardelle Alla Bolognese, and décor that pays homage to a traditional Italian neighborhood. 520 Atlantic Ave., 617-723-06326; neborestaurant.com
OSTRA New England seafood is given a Mediterranean touch at this classic restaurant known for its salt-crust branzino for two. 1 Charles St. S., 617-421-1200; ostraboston.com
PABU BOSTON Chef Michael Mina and Chef Ken Tominaga are serving up a modern take on Izakaya-style dining at Pabu located on the second floor of the luxurious and upscale Millennium Tower. With traditional yet chic Japanese decor, and a menu with award-winning sushi and sashimi, the dining experience is unlike any other. INSIDER TIP: Pabu has a private dining room, which is the perfect setting to celebrate a special occasion or host a private event. 3 Franklin St., 857-3277228; michaelmina.net
PARSNIP RESTAURANT & LOUNGE This stylish, two-story restaurant serves ingredient-driven, European influenced fare—think “borscht salad,” quail roulade, and cod polonaise. 91 Winthrop St., Cambridge, 617-714-3206; parsniprestaurant.com
PORTO What’s blue, yellow, and fabulous all over? The cabanas at Ocean House in Watch Hill, RI.
Chef Jody Adams is an expert when it comes to Mediterranean inspired cuisine. Her menu at Porto is largely focused on seafood with outstanding seasonal dishes including the Striped
Bass a la Plancha caught fresh in New England. Ring Rd., 617-536-1234; porto-boston.com
PRECINCT KITCHEN & BAR Tried-and-true New England staples hold pride of place in this former police headquarters on Berkeley Street. INSIDER TIP: A happy hour special on oysters is offered everyday. 154 Berkeley St., 617-532-3827; precinctkitchenandbar.com
PUBLICO STREET BISTRO & GARDEN With the name meaning “for the public good,” Publico prides itself on letting the customers explore flavors from Europe, South and North America. The simple plates offered are made with local goods from New England farms, and should be a go-to for anyone looking to indulge in a little something extra. 11 Dorchester St., 617-622-5700; publicoboston.com
ROW 34 Row 34 is an approachable and convivial neighborhood restaurant and bar that celebrates New England’s rich seafood traditions. INSIDER TIP: When dinner service is packed, the standing-only rails around industrial wood pillars are an easy place to enjoy drinks and snacks. 383 Congress St., 617-553-5900; row34.com
RUKA Located in the Godfrey Hotel, culinary director and chef Tom Berry is serving up a Peruvian menu that incorporates Nikkei and Chifa cuisines with standouts including colorful Green Noodles, Lima-style Fried Calamari with leche de tigre garlic butter, Halibut Ceviche, and a vibrant and stylish scene that can’t be missed. 505 Washington St., 617-2660102; rukarestobar.com
SCAMPO Chef Lydia Shire’s Italian-inspired cuisine draws on flavors from the Mediterranean and Middle East. INSIDER TIP: Create the ultimate private event with the help of party coordinator Carah McLaughlin. 15 Charles St., 617-536-2100; scampoboston.com
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Nestled into The Castle at Park Plaza, this fine dining steak house serves up classics like a bone-in sirloin and prime rib eye. If you’re looking for bonus fun, ask for a behind-the-scenes tour of the castle. 101 Arlington St., 617-423-1112; smithandwollensky.com/boston-back-bay
Located in the Fenway neighborhood, Tapestry is known for being a dualconcept restaurant with a menu curated by husband and wife duo Meghann Ward and Kevin Walsh. The Expo Kitchen offers items such as oysters and Neapolitan-style pizza, while the Club Room has a tropical vibe and features modern American dishes.69 Kilmarnock St., 617-421-4470; tapestry. restaurant
Sorellina’s contemporary take on Italian-Mediterranean produces dishes like gnocchi with Maine lobster. INSIDER TIP: The round table in the front windows, which seats up to seven, provides a spectacular view of Copley Square. 1 Huntington Ave., 617-4124600; sorellinaboston.com
SPORTELLO Take advantage of the kitchen-facing counter seating at this modern interpretation of the classic diner. 348 Congress St., 617-737-1234; sportelloboston.com
SRV Chef’s Michael Lombardi and Kevin O’Donnell created Boston’s first Venetian-style Bacaro and wine bar specializing in small bites, homemade pasta, and risotto, adding a more modern interpretation to traditional Venetian food. 569 Columbus Ave., 617-536-9500; srvboston.com
TIGER MAMA Tiger Mama is a Boston favorite for vibrant Southeast Asian cuisine—the Singapore street noodles are a great introduction to the menu. 1363 Boylston St., 617-425-6262; tigermamaboston.com
TORO South End favorite Toro’s Barcelonastyle tapas are made better by the space’s open windows, which bring the outdoors in. 1704 Washington St., 617-536-4300; toro-restaurant.com
TRADE Innovative Mediterranean fare is served up in a lively, high-ceilinged space at this Waterfront restaurant. 540 Atlantic Ave., 617-451-1234; trade-boston.com
The sophisticated New England-style comfort food starts off with a tuna tartare or classic mac and cheese and crescendoes with buttery Atlantic salmon. 190 Newbury St., 617-2360990; stephaniesrestaurantgroup.com
STRIP BY STREGA Modern steak house STRIP by Strega is a high-energy, uber-modern trifecta of exceptional cuisine, creative cocktails, and upscale nightlife. 64 Arlington St., 617-456-5300; stripbystrega.com
SWEET CHEEKS Q Mouthwatering, heritage breed pulled pork and prime brisket make this barbecue joint a Fenway foodie favorite. 1381 Boylston St., 617-2661300; sweetcheeksq.com
THE HAWTHORNE A leader in Boston’s craft cocktail movement, The Hawthorne features intimate spaces perfect for romantic rendezvous. 500A Commonwealth Ave., 617-532-9150; thehawthornebar.com
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and an elevated marble fireplace. With the kitchen’s small bites, it’s the perfect midday or post-theater gathering spot. 10 Avery St., 617-574-7100; ritzcarlton.com/boston
This modern reinterpretation of the supper club features a cosmopolitan menu that offers guests shared dishes that weave in flavors of the Far East, Middle East, Mediterranean, and Europe. 2 Winter Pl., 617-267-0047; yvonnesboston.com
DRINKING ALIBI For a unique nightlife experience, sit in and amongst the cells of the old “drunk tank” in what used to be the Charles Street Jail. 215 Charles St., 857-2411144; alibiboston.com
AVERY BAR This intimate, modern cocktail lounge at the Ritz sports dramatic décor— wood-paneled walls, vintage lighting,
Sommelier-certified servers Biaggio or Glenn can help you explore the extensive wine list at this Four Seasons hangout with iconic views of the Public Garden, State House, and Back Bay. 200 Boylston St., 617-351-2037; fourseasons.com/boston
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This casual neighborhood bar, at the Lenox Hotel, features craft cocktails and kitchen classics, such as steak frites. INSIDER TIP: Ask for the secret cocktail menu, which has been passed down since the hotel opened. 61 Exeter St., 617-933-4800; citybarboston.com
Soak up the drinks and nightlife—or relax on an alfresco sofa with the bar’s signature mini-burgers and fries. 51 Huntington Ave., 617-424-8500; minibarboston.com
DRINK Entirely dedicated to the craft of the cocktail, the bar weaves throughout the room so you’re never without a place to set your drink. 348 Congress St., 617-695-1806; drinkfortpoint.com
This lounge offers classic Italian cocktails and shared plates reminiscent of the fare offered at cicchetti bars across Northern Italy, specifically Venice. 505 Washington St., 617-804-2000; godfreyhotelboston.com/lounge
W LOUNGE “Mixsquared” is the highlight of W Lounge’s nightlife scene. Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night, experience a multisensory music-andcocktail experience to a live DJ. 100 Stuart St., 617-310-6790; wboston.com/ w-lounge-boston
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SHOP... AND SPARKLE! OUR GUIDE TO LOOKING YOUR BEST IN BOSTON Who says the machine age can’t be sexy? Oliver Peoples’ OP-505 oozes cerebral wonder and a dash of mystery. “One of our most iconic designs, the OP-505 is a combination style featuring a filigreed temple and bridge reminiscent of early machine age craftsmanship.”
A BEAUTIFUL VISION What do Gigi Hadid and former president Barack Obama have in common? They both sport Oliver Peoples sunglasses. The Los Angeles eyewear brand proudly opened the doors to its first Boston location in the Prudential Center. The store, along with rows and rows of book-lined dark wooden shelves, showcases a range of optical eyeglasses and sunglasses. With eyewear names like “Gregory Peck” and “Delray Sun,” Bostonians are in for some permanent sunny times. Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., 617-587-9845; oliverpeoples.com
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AKRIS Bringing the finest Swiss luxury to Newbury Street, Akris shapes Boston women with its architecturally inspired clothing made youthful with modern twists. 29 Newbury St., 617-536-6225; akris.ch
ALAN BILZERIAN Alan Bilzerian advises customers to leave more time than usual to shop its avant-garde wares due to the high volume of inventory and the emphasis on different fabrics. With brands like Alexander McQueen, Isabel Marant, and Issey Miyake, this shop covers both basics and fabulously eclectic pieces. 34 Newbury St., 617-536-1001; alanbilzerian.com
CALYPSO ST. BARTH Bringing a French West Indies flare to Newbury Street, Calypso St. Barth is the mecca of all things high-end bohemian: Buttery leather jackets, sherbert-colored cashmere dusters, and head-turning bikinis are to be expected. 114 Newbury St., 617-421-1887; calypsostbarth.com
Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, this lifestyle boutique is redefining the city’s fashion scene, hosting a variety of established and emerging designers—Dries Van Noten, Delpozo, Roksanda, and Alyx, to name a few—as well as carefully curated rotating art installations. 236 Clarendon St., 857-350-3951; alltoohumanboston.com
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This upscale department store offers its shoppers personal styling sessions from style experts. Designers include; Zadig & Voltaire, Maje, Alexander Wang, and more. 225 Boylston St., The Shops at Chestnut Hill, 617-630-6000; bloomingdales.com
BROOKS BROTHERS The vanguard of American heritage style, Brooks Brothers offers classic men’s, women’s, and children’s apparel. INSIDER TIP: The oxford shirts and cashmere cable sweaters are unparalleled. 46 Newbury St., 617267-2600; brooksbrothers.com
BURBERRY The best of modern British fashion, Burberry offers its iconic ready to wear, outerwear, and accessories at its Newbury Street boutique. Look for the evolved staple trench coats with leather trimming and other cutting-edge
From its beautiful brick corner building on Newbury Street, this American company offers high quality leather boots for men, women, and children. In addition to footwear, shop a great selection of handbags, wallets, belts, and other accessories. Giddy up. 284 Newbury St., 617-247-3793; thefryecompany.com
GUCCI CHANEL The iconic Parisian fashion house brings old-world elegance and always-on-trend stylings to its three-floor flagship offering ready to wear, accessories, and shoes. Simply gorgeous. 6 Newbury St., 617-8590055; chanel.com
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This jewelbox of a boutique is a recent addition to Newbury Street—and more than welcome! Indulge in Dolce & Gabbana’s bold, high fashion goods, including luxury leather and extravagant jewelry and accessories. 11 Newbury St., 857-254-0669; dolcegabbana.com
Step off of bustling Boylston Street and into Gucci’s sleek space to view collections from one of the most prominent fashion houses in the world. Handbags, ready to wear, shoes, accessories—the brand’s comprehensive approach to fashion, reimagined under new creative director Alessandro Michele, is on display. 800 Boylston St., 617-2473000; gucci.com
world-coveted ready to wear, accessories, and shoes. 320 Boylston St., 617-482-8707; hermes.com
JOHN VARVATOS John Varvatos’ love of rock ‘n’ roll is the inspiration behind his iconic designs— he is known for offering some of the finest handcrafted leather goods, accessories, and apparel for men. 100 Huntington Avenue, Copley Place, 617-236-8650; johnvarvatos.com
MAX MARA Luxurious wrap coats, sleek sheaths, and swing skirts—all in top-tier fabrics— are a given at this Italian fashion house, whose aesthetic is geared toward the contemporary-chic woman who flaunts her refined, dynamic, and sophisticated style. 69 Newbury St., 617-267-9775; maxmara.com
MONCLER HERMÈS This classic Parisian fashion house, known for its iconic Birkin bag and silk scarves, lights up Heritage on the Garden in a newly renovated boutique featuring two floors of
A Sinesia Karol bikini and cover-up is a sure way to turn heads at the pool.
From puffy ski parkas to slim wool sweaters, no one does sporty-luxe better than this French-Italian brand. INSIDER TIP: Make sure to give the sales associates your number: They will text you with customized merchandise for your size and style. Copley Place, 857-317-7619; moncler.com
NORTH RIVER OUTFITTER Think New England in the form of a boutique. From plaid and twill pieces to the finest outerwear, North River Outfitters has the necessities for a summer weekend on Nantucket or a winter ski holiday. Featured brands include Joie, Peter Millar, and Patagonia. 122 Charles St., 617-7420089; northriveroutfitter.com
PENG BAGS BY MEICHI PENG Meichi has done it again! As if her custom interior design is not enough, Peng also produces a collection of handbags. Her latest is the ultimate backpack: a convertible canvas piece that is as chic as it is functional. With a black or caramel colorway, the bag elevates the most mundane activity into a sophisticated effort. Meichi Peng Design Studio, 460 Harrison Ave., Ste. A6, Boston, 617-521-8660; meichipeng.com
The SOURCE: STYLE RALPH LAUREN One of the largest names in American fashion, Ralph Lauren, the original prep, brings classic luxury clothing to this Newbury Street flagship. 93–95 Newbury St., 617-424-1124; ralphlauren.com
RICCARDI A unique tastemaker, Riccardi offers a carefully curated selection of men’s and women’s ready to wear from fashion houses such as Comme des Garçons, Saint Laurent, Valentino, and Balmain. 116 Newbury St., 617-266-3158; riccardiboston.com
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE Being one of the country’s most iconic luxury retailers, Saks Fifth Avenue is a go-to for pieces from some of the most coveted designers including Saint Laurent, Brunello Cucinelli, The Row, and more. 800 Boylston St., Prudential Center, 617-262-8500; saksfifthavenue.com
Roberto Cavalli, and contemporary designers on the rise, like Gabriela Hearst. 134 Newbury St., 617-2625568; serenella-boston.com
SINESIA KAROL SWIMWEAR If there is one thing that swimwear designer Sinesia Karol knows, it’s the subtle curves of a women’s body. And specifically, what flatters those curves—pastel colorways, geometric details and sturdy, body-hugging fabrics. Her new line features understated nude tones, retro-chic two-pieces and diaphnous cover-ups. 77 Rumford Ave., Ste. 8, Waltham, 781-708-4412; 435 Thames St., Newport, RI; sinesiakarol.com
This British clothing company blends traditional and contemporary influences to create menswear and womenswear that pop with color and ’70s flower power. 201 Newbury St., 617-450-8339; tedbaker.com
SARA CAMPBELL Dedicated to its handmade in the usa label, South End design house Sara Campbell builds its womenswear pieces on the philosophy of giving back to the community. Best known for the Magic Dress—a flattering, ruchestyled sheath—the brand represents classic sophistication updated with hidden details and twists. 44 Plymouth St., 617-482-7272; saracampbellwebsite.com
SERENELLA One of Back Bay’s best-kept secrets, this boutique enjoys an international reputation for being the “best of the best.” A curated blend of couture, ready to wear, and accessories, Serenella features luxury products from storied fashion houses, such as
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Meichi Peng has done it again. Her newest cool cat piece is a chic canvas backpack that works for both ladies and gents.
JEWELRY ADAMAS FINE JEWELRY This brother-sister duo melds traditional styles with unusual elements to create breathtaking and unique fine jewelry pieces, including custom selections. 23 Lincoln St., Newton, 617-558-8899; adamasfinejewelry.com
VERSACE The iconic Italian fashion house specializes in its breathtaking couture gowns and timelessly elegant handbags. Its location in Copley Place was designed by Donatella Versace to pay homage to traditional Italian architecture. 100 Huntington Avenue, Copley Place, 857-504-6275; versace.com
ALEXIS BITTAR Known for his signature Lucite bangles, Alexis Bittar’s pieces are all that and so much more. Feathers, panthers, and rich jewel tones dominate this season’s collection. 130 Newbury St., 617-236-0505; alexisbittar.com
SALVATORE FERRAGAMO A Florentine fashion house specializing in luxury goods and best known for its bow-trimmed shoes, Salvatore Ferragamo also offers ready to wear, handbags, and other accessories. Copley Place, 617-8594924; ferragamo.com
to women looking for excellently tailored and constructed clothing— along with laser-sharp personalized styling. Stocking hard-to-find designers, such as Sarah Flint and Hache, this Harvard Square boutique attracts quite the stylish set. 20 Brattle St., Cambridge, 617-864-8377; tessandcarlos.com
VINCE Shop for effortlessly sophisticated basics for men and women—think cashmere sweaters, uber-soft T-shirts, and boots—at either of Vince’s Back Bay stores. 71 Newbury St., 617-2790659; Copley Place, 617-236-5535; vince.com
David Yurman brings iconic jewelry designs and signature cable bracelets to the market with collaborations and newly introduced versions of classics. 100 Huntington Ave., 617-236-8777; davidyurman.com
DEPRISCO JEWELERS Providing customers with engagement rings, wedding bands, and other fine jewelry, DePrisco features designers such as Doves and Charles Garnier. 333 Washington St., 617-227-3339; boston.deprisco.com
DESCENZA DIAMONDS Owned and run by the same family for more than 100 years, DeScenza Diamonds is known for its high quality, responsibly sourced, and rare diamonds from designers such as Forevermark and Fope. 387 Washington St., 617-542-7975; descenza.com
E.B. HORN After 175 years in the business, E.B. Horn offers one of the largest diamond selections in New England, not to mention a variety of estate and vintage pieces. 429 Washington St., 617-5423902; ebhorn.com
IMPULSE BY ADAMAS Featuring pieces from well-known artists and new designers alike, this boutique features handmade,
fashionable, and unique jewelry from designers like Suzanne Kalan and Hoorsenbuhs.180 Linden St., Wellesley, 781-416-1800; trustyourimpulse.com
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WHO: Conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra. SCENE: “The last thing a musician does on his nights off is go to concerts! I love the Huntington Theater for theater, not concerts, (264 Huntington Ave.,
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Specializing in handcrafted, custommade settings and jewelry for every occasion, this three-generation family business provides customers with the highest quality service. 387 Washington St., 617-426-4932; josephgann.com
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“For accessories, I love Shreve, Crump, and Lowe (39 Newbury St., 617-267-9100, shrevecrumpandlow.com) gifts for my wife when she’s mad at me for wearing clothes purchased in the early ’90s.” SPACE: “For food and drink, I look for places that are close to Symphony Hall
As the oldest continuously operating family jeweler in New England, Lux, Bond & Green is a one-stop shop for extraordinary jewelry and watches from designers like John Hardy and Roberto Coin. 416 Boylston St., 617-266-4747; lbgreen.com
dorettaboston.com), Liquid Art House (100 Arlington St., 617-4578130; liquidarthouse.com), and Davio’s in the Back Bay (75 Arlington St., 617-357-4810; davios.com/bos). As you can see, the money I save on fashion gets spent on food and drink!”
MAUD CABOT Inspired by the laid-back, denim-andturquoise vibes of the ’70s, Maud Cabot creates unique jewelry. Her big claim to fame? Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler is one of her most loyal clients. 617-800-7777; maudjewelry.com
PERSONA JEWELRY A carefully curated selection of local, regional and international artists, Persona Jewelry stocks a selection of everyday bangles and precious gem stack rings. INSIDER TIP: Ask co-owner Gary Shteyman to help you design the bauble of your dreams. He is an established craftsman who will personally create your piece. 62 Charles St., 617-266-3003; personastyle.com
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ROYAL JEWELERS As a nod to its Boston roots, Royal Jewelers carries locally based producers as well as top of the line watch designers—think Cartier, Omega, and TAG Heuer. 58 Main St., Andover, 978-475-3300; royaljewelers.com
Rolex, Hearts on Fire, and Mikimoto. The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-262-0935; sidneythomas.com
TIFFANY & CO. The world leader in fine jewelry trends, Tiffany & Co. has been a staple since 1837. From fine jewelry to classic gold and silver pieces and unique designer collaborations, there’s something for everyone. 100 Huntington Ave., 617-353-0222; tiffany.com
BEAUTY BLUEMERCURY Offering the most innovative beauty products and brands, Bluemercury’s team of stylists is dedicated to helping clients find the products that are most perfect for them. INSIDER TIP: Come for the salon, stay for Bluemercury’s full spa!160 Newbury St., 617-4240004; bluemercury.com
CRYOMED BOSTON Dr. Daniela Winston offers a combination of cryotherapy, IV nutritional therapy, and facials to deliver beauty and wellness from the inside out. 252 Newbury St., 617-2472796; cryomedboston.com
DREAM SPA MEDICAL Led by Harvard-trained plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Russo, Dream Spa Medical specializes in the latest cosmetic procedures and skincare products. Among the most popular treatments are microblading, laser facials, micro-needling, and Botox. 1223 Beacon St., Brookline, 617-9068115; dreamspamedical.com
FOLLAIN Follain is a beauty boutique with a carefully curated selection of non-toxic products from more than 60 different brands. All of the selections are safe, effective, and pass Follain’s rigorous standards for health. 65 Charles St., 844-365-5246; shopfollain.com
BRADLEY & DIEGEL SIDNEY THOMAS Offering exquisite selections of the finest jewelry, Sidney Thomas honors its customers by striving to make every purchase perfect. Designers include
This innovative salon offers its clients stylist videos so that they can get to know their new hairdresser. 77 Newbury St., 617-266-7707; bradleyanddiegel.com
GREEN TANGERINE SPA + SALON One-stop-shop for all things hair at the Green Tangerine Spa & Salon. Popular bookings include balayage
(graduated highlights), dimensional foils, ombre, and smashing hair cuts. INSIDER TIP: Book your cut with Louise Rusk. 39 Dalton St., 617-982 6696; greentangerinespa.com
JOSEPH A. RUSSO, MD In addition to Dream Spa, Dr. Joseph Russo also has his own clinic, where he has mastered the art of cosmetic treatments. 575 Boylston St., Newton, 617-963-0770; josepharussomd.com
JSD A trailblazer in Boston’s styling network, Jeffrey Dauksevich is a highly regarded hair expert known for his unique and modern approach that reflects the diverse personalities of his client base. 36 Newbury St., 617-9435531; thejsdgroup.com
PATRICE VINCI SALON Whether you want bridal styling or balayage coloring, Patrice Vinci’s sleek, award-winning salon will give you celebrity treatment no matter who you are. 91 Newbury St., 617-2671900; patricevinci.com
PRETTYOLOGY Known for giving the best facial in Boston, Prettyology founder Julie
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SALON ACOTE Gaston Safar, hair expert and owner of the salon located in the heart of the Back Bay, offers a full range of services including haircuts, blowouts, waxing, make-up applications, and more. INSIDER TIP: Get your hair styled by senior stylist, Jana Rago, who has helped style models for the Victoria’s Secret fashion show including Gigi Hadid, Devon Windsor, Kendall Jenner, and Adriana Lima. 132 Newbury St., 617-262-5111; salonacote.com
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Many members of the Safar team are involved in styling Fashion Week shows around the world. The salon works with the highest-end brands, including Goldwell, Oribe, and Wella. 235 Newbury St., 617-247-3933; safarboston.com
Facials, massages, and body treatments come together for an all-out relaxation experience. The music, décor, and retail shop are all curated for the effect of pure bliss. 100 Stuart St., 617-261-8747; blissspa.com
Offering both targeted and customized facials, Skoah has the right treatment for everyone. Featuring its own line of products, the spa guarantees it can make a difference in your skin! 641 Tremont St., 857-350-4930; skoah.com
The iconic cosmetic store located in Faneuil Hall is a go-to for must have makeup, hair, and skin-care products from brands including First Aid Beauty, Urban Decay, and Ouai. INSIDER TIP: The store also provides beauty services such as custom makeovers and beauty classes. 7 North St., Faneuil Hall, 617-570-9110; sephora.com
With fitness clubs made to inspire, Equinox brings its outstanding reputation to Boston. Equinox has the best personal trainers and the finest machinery, so plan your workout and reward yourself afterward with top of the line spa treatments. 4 Avery St., 617-375-8200; equinox.com
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SALON CAPRI Offering cutting edge styling and the latest in hair innovations, Salon Capri embodies the formula of mixing business with family. Customers flock to the salon for balayage and the salon’s deep-conditioning treatment. 11 Newbury St., 617-236-0020; saloncapri.com
BELLA SANTÉ With tall ceilings and classic Back Bay architecture, Bella Santé offers an array of deep tissue massages and soothing body treatments, including a pomegranate face peel. 38 Newbury St., 617-424-9930; bellasante.com
SALON MARC HARRIS Winning national accolades in addition to numerous regional awards, Salon Marc Harris provides its clients with a full list of beauty services, with its deep conditioning treatments coming highly recommended. The salon crosspollinates stylists between its Boston and New York City locations, so that fresh style inspirations are always arriving. 115 Newbury St., 617-2622222; salonmarcharris.com
SALON MARIO RUSSO As one of Boston’s premier salons, with an extensive list of loyal clientele, Salon Mario Russo understands and specializes in highly individualized hair cutting, styling, and coloring. NSIDER TIP: Russo’s hair glossing treatment is one of the salon’s most popular offerings. 22 Liberty Dr., 857-350-3139; mariorusso.com
Everything from the heated blankets to aromatic oils spell “relax” at the The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Boston.
This spa believes transformation begins from the inside out. Featuring award-winning Core Fusion Barre classes and the top-booked signature Power Facial and Fusion Massage spa therapies, Exhale’s options are geared to help you create a stronger, healthier, better version of yourself. 28 Arlington St., 617-532-7000; exhalespa.com
As the leading salon for hair removal in Boston, Skin Deep MedSpa also offers popular treatments like Botox, Juvéderm, skin tightening, and facials. 231 Newbury St., 617-266-7546; skindeepmedspa.com
THE SPA AT CHATHAM BARS INN Gift yourself a weekend on the Cape and enjoy oversized treatment rooms and luxury spa amenities, including hydrotherapy tubs, saunas, and steam rooms. 297 Shore Road, Chatham, 508-945-6737; chathambarsinn.com
THE SPA AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL This five-star is an urban oasis for guests to enjoy the finest options in spa treatments, beauty programs, and fitness classes. INSIDER’S TIP: Indulge in the Spa’s exclusive and new Biologique Recherche Skincare facial. 776 Boylston St., 617-535-8888; mandarinoriental.com
SPA AT ROWES WHARF With the gorgeous surroundings of the Boston Harbor, enjoy luxury health club and spa services that include a state of the art indoor pool. 70 Rowes Wharf, 617-439-7000; bhh.com
SPA INTERCONTINENTAL This spa is popular for its classic Swedish massages. Visit the indoor pool and order breakfast while you appreciate the amazing view of the Greenway. 510 Atlantic Ave., 617-2175090; intercontinentalboston.com
TREE SPA AT HIDDEN POND RESORT Nestled in treetops overlooking the ocean, guests choose from a selection of restorative treatments that use fresh ingredients from the resort gardens. 354 Goose Rocks Road, Kennebunkport, ME, 207-967-9050; hiddenpondmaine.com
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Michaud has been in the business for more than 25 years and trained in New York and Paris. Her salon also offers treatments for makeup, brows, lashes, and more. 18 Newbury St., 617-262-1607; prettyology.com
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The SOURCE: SPACE HOME DESIGN ANNSLEY INTERIORS Boston-based designer Annsley McAleer is known for her “optimistic” style of fresh colors and uses of pattern, a reflection of her Southern upbringing. Her interior work has been featured on HGTV and she was named by Domino magazine a top-10 “Designer on the Verge.” 47 Chestnut St., 617-2661426; annsleyinteriors.com
CATHERINE & MCCLURE INTERIORS The mother-daughter design team brings forth a “transitional” style that mixes modern and antique pieces for a truly unique space. Catherine & McClure’s portfolio includes French-inspired interiors and a Spanish-influenced spa bathroom— sauna included. 1 Grove St., Wellesley, 617-227-0700; catherineandmcclure.com
CEBULA DESIGN While designing rooms of “sublime” style and collaborative taste, Cebula Design, whose project locations range from Maine to the Caribbean, also aims to work resourcefully. The firm recycles all cardboard from shipping and many of the team members regularly volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. INSIDER TIP: Cebula is one of North America’s top retailers for Tufenkian Carpets, the revered New York company for handmade area rugs. 18 Liberty St., Newburyport, 978-4626984; cebuladesign.com
CYNTHIA DRISCOLL INTERIORS Focusing on high-end residential projects, Cynthia Driscoll designs for city, seaside, and country homes with innovative style. The charming Beacon Hill studio features British bust sculptures that greet you from the window. 70 Charles St., 617-3676770; cynthiadriscollinteriors.com
DAHER INTERIOR DESIGN Daher has developed projects across every Boston neighborhood and specializes in upscale residential designs. Its portfolio includes everything from a Christmastime display for Neiman Marcus to beautiful libraries and sexy Back Bay apartments. 224 Clarendon St., 617-236-0355; daherinteriordesign.com
elegance—and, on the other end of the design spectrum, a cozy Nantucket beach home. 11 Elkins St., 617-7658175; duffydesigngroup.com
ERIC HAYDEL DESIGN Interior designer Eric Haydel believes in bringing historical relevance to contemporary living. The Louisiana native is the youngest-ever president of the New England Chapter of ASID, and his team’s can-do attitude is both inspiring and assuring. The team’s projects have included a “tween dreams” bedroom in North Andover, a timeless Brookline residence, and an American Federalist–inspired library/study space. One Design Center, Ste. 212, 617-562-6027; erichaydel.com
EVOLVE RESIDENTIAL DUFFY DESIGN GROUP Focusing on interior design and space planning, but also specializing in custom millwork, Duffy Design’s projects have spanned from Boston to Florida, Puerto Rico, and beyond. The group recently renovated a Ritz-Carlton penthouse with high-rise
Residential design team Evolve starts each project with hyper-detailed illustrations of its concepts. The group also believes in giving back, and contributes to the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, which constructs close to 100 houses annually for those in need.
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shop, adjacent to Evolve’s design studio, which features Parisian-chic home furnishings, accessories, and antiques. 89 W. Concord St., 617-4240003; evolveresidential.com
FINELINES Finelines creates custom drapery, shade products, and bedding out of their 8,000-square-foot sewing workroom in Peabody. Past clients include the American Embassy in Paris, the Augusta National Golf Club, and residential projects in Osaka, Japan, and London, England. 77 Walnut St., Peabody, 978-977-7357; finelines.com
GALERIE D’ORSAY Just steps away from the Boston Public Garden, this gallery of paintings and sculptures from the 16th to the 21st century is the perfect place to fill out your home art collection. The welcoming staff is exceedingly knowledgeable and presents a laid-back and friendly atmosphere. 33 Newbury St., 617-266-8001; galerie-dorsay.com
GAUTHIER STACY This award-winning high-end interior design firm has renovated Nantucket summer retreats, NYC apartments, Wisconsin lake cottages, and Florida island homes. In commercial work, Gauthier Stacy’s portfolio includes yacht clubs, the Trinity Place lobby, and the Edson Hill Inn in Vermont. INSIDER TIP: Bring in all of your inspirations. Gauthier Stacy’s design team has been known to take cues from books and film in addition to real life. 112 Shawmut Ave., 617-4220001; gauthierstacy.com
CHRISICOS INTERIORS “Professionalism, luxury, value, and outstanding customer service” is Chrisicos’s design philosophy. Visitors can use the Chrisicos studio, located across from the Four Seasons Hotel Boston, as a “design lab” to test their interior taste—and browse the brand’s one-of-a-kind Custom by Chrisicos upholstered goods. 20 Park Plz., 617-699-9462; chrisicosinteriors.com
INSIDER TIP: Visit the in-house retail
HARK + OSBORNE INTERIOR DESIGN
A big reason to play hooky? The Museum of Fine Arts, where there is gallery after gallery of mind blowing masterpieces.
Known for a keen sensibility, Hark + Osborne brings a timeless approach to its residential interiors and commercial projects—just have a look inside the wildly popular Aquitaine restaurant, which has bistro-goers flocking for the Left Bank glamour. 46 Waltham St., 617-504-1767; hpluso.com
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WHO: Resident Director at American Repertory Theater (americanrepertorytheater.org). DRINK UP: “Probably the bar that my team and I frequent the most is Drink in Fort Point (348 Congress St., 617-695-1806, drinkfortpoint.com). They make the best Old Fashioned in
helps explain Willauer’s love for punctuating rooms with vintage touches. The firm has redesigned homes across Nantucket and in Boston, Vermont, and Florida. 2 India St., Nantucket, 508-228-9553; natashawillauerinteriors.com
the city and any cocktail you could possibly desire. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable and cool.” STYLE: “If I need an emergency pair of earrings, I go to Mint Julep (6 Church St., 617-576-6468, shopmintjulep .com). For emergency shoes, I will pop in at Monella (29 Brattle St., 617876-6100, monellaboston.com), and for something really original, Oona’s (1210 Massachusetts Ave., 617-491-2654, oonasboston.com).” SPACE: “Libonati’s true home is anywhere there is music. “Cheapo Records (538 Massachusetts Ave., 617-354-4455, cheaporecords.com) in Central Square
POMPEII DESIGN GROUP Pompeii Design Group’s decorating services include window treatments, paint finishes, kitchen and bathroom design, furniture design, lighting, flooring, artworks, and more. Pompeii’s Downtown Boston offices provide free design consultations. 110 Stuart St., Ste. 17D, 617-792-7463; pompeiidesigngroup.com
on an afternoon with my musician friends. I love picking out old records.” SOMERTON PARK INTERIORS
KATHLEEN HAY DESIGNS This Nantucket-based interiors, exteriors, and graphic design firm specializes in high-end residential projects and graphic design commissions. Hay herself has been named a “World’s Best Designer” by CNBC Television and the New York Times. Nantucket, 508-228-1219; kathleenhaydesigns.com
KATIE ROSENFELD INTERIOR DESIGN Known for her bold approach to colors and patterns—and frequent nods to chinoiserie—Katie Rosenfeld’s designs range from fresh traditional to 20th-century vintage, inspirations she credits to her upbringing in Florida, her fashionable (and “crazy”) mother, and her two daughters and poodle. 16 Laurel Ave., Ste. 180, Wellesley, 781-235-2450; katierosenfeld design.com
KOO DE KIR ARCHITECTURAL INTERIORS Koo de Kir describes its interior designs as “stylish and unfussy.” The name derives from a phonetic reading of the French expression “coup de coeur,” or “love at first sight,” an apt description for its beautiful commercial and residential work.
INSIDER TIP: The firm also offers post-project support to help settle into the new space. 516 E. 2nd St., Ste. 108, 617-268-8111; koodekir.com
KRISTEN RIVOLI INTERIOR DESIGN Designer Rivoli flourishes when mixing Midcentury pieces and European antiques with Moroccan details. Her style has attracted a long and varied client list, including the Museum of Science, Harvard University, and multiple owners of Commonwealth brownstones. 540 Main St., Winchester, 781-729-0405; kr-id.com
KRISTINA CRESTIN DESIGN Kristina Crestin’s interior design projects have taken her across Massachusetts and New England, redesigning a lakefront camp and a Northshore farmhouse. Crestin specializes in using modern pieces while maintaining a warm, homey feel—a difficult line to balance. 7 Summer St., Manchester-by-the-Sea, 978-890-7186; kristinacrestin design.com
classic to modern and cutting edge Le Blanc Design strives to bring their clients personalities to life within their homes. 21 Linden Circle, Waltham, 781-373-3290; leblancdesign.com
LEWIS INTERIORS While Boston design firm Lewis Interiors has renovated homes across the state, it has also added its touch to West Hollywood pieds-à-terre and Central Park penthouses. Its Back Bay studio displays its opulent aesthetic: red walls with black trim, gold frames and candelabras adorning the walls—all under a shimmering chandelier. 31 Gloucester St., 617-3670731; lewisinteriorsboston.com
SPAZIO ROSSO INTERIOR DESIGN The three women who run Boston firm Spazio Rosso are recognized for their stunning interiors and attention to art. The team has been honored by the New England chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers for their exceptional work. 978-263-5870; spaziorosso.com
LIZ CAAN INTERIORS Liz Caan has a distinctive style (and an amazing Instagram feed) that makes her one of the most colorful interior designers in Boston. Caan has also partnered with Jill Rosenwald to create a tabletop line, and offers “Design To Go” kits for different room types, available online. 1064 & 1066 Centre St., Newton, 617-244-0424; lizcaaninteriors.com
LEBLANC DESIGN Le Blanc Design is a full-service boutique interior design firm specializing in new construction and renovation. From sophisticated and
Designer Petra Hausberger was born in Austria and grew up between Australia and the US. Today she travels the globe in search of luxury and inspiration, which seeps into her Brookline firm’s worldly and unique interior designs, as seen at Boston restaurants such as Bastille Kitchen, Chalet, and Serafina. 617-739-7224; somertonparkinteriors.com
NATASHA WILLAUER INTERIORS This Nantucket design firm shares a space with an antiques shop, which
THEODORE & COMPANY INTERIOR DESIGN Theodore & Company’s extensive design portfolio includes a New Hampshire pool house, a classy Georgetown home in DC, a Central Park West apartment in New York, and the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Boston. In fact, principals Kate McCusker Rosenberger and Paula McCusker have designed across the nation, as far away as Wyoming and Hawaii. 96 Charles St., 617-2271915; theodoreandcompany.com
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BOSTON DESIGN CENTER The Boston Design Center boasts more than 350,000 square feet of showrooms at its Seaport location, with more than 1,200 luxury product lines on display. INSIDER TIP: Take advantage of the BDC’s complimentary special service, Designer on Call, which pairs visitors with one of 15 on-call house designers. 1 Design Center Pl., 617-449-5514; bostondesign.com
CASA DESIGN Tucked away at the end of a walkway between two long buildings, boutique design showroom Casa Design wows visitors with its dedication to European interior and exterior design products, with both an indoor and outdoor showroom filled with beautiful pieces. 460 Harrison Ave., 617-654-2974; casadesignboston.com
CLARKE Clarke is New England’s exclusive distributor and test kitchen for state-ofthe-art, ultra-sleek Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances. Let the expert consultants at the newly remodeled Seaport location tailor your kitchen to your cooking and entertaining needs. 7 Tide St., 800-8425275; clarkeliving.com
DOVER RUG Importing handmade rugs from India, Pakistan, and Nepal, Dover Rug also offers its clients a wide selection of hardwood flooring and carpeting. INSIDER TIP: Dover Rug’s cleaning services extend even to rugs purchased years ago! 390 Stuart St., 617-2663600; doverrug.com
DUXIANA Duxiana’s beds are used at the most prestigious hotels in the world—from the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm, Sweden, to the Greenwich Hotel in New York. Their new DUX 8008 has nearly four times as many springs as an average bed—and far more customization possibilities. 173 Newbury St., 617-4263441; duxiana.com
FRETTE A textile company known for its luxury bed and bath linens, Frette began in Grenoble, France, in 1860, and relocated to Concorezzo, Italy, in 1865. Today, it’s also in Boston’s tony Boylston Street, where it sells luxury nightgowns and robes in addition to hotel-beloved linens. 776B Boylston St., 617-267-0500; frette.com
GARDEN DESIGN BY WINSTON FLOWERS Call on Winston Flowers to design and install gardens, patios, poolside displays, city roof decks, and container gardens. The Newton flagship store is home to a year-round greenhouse and garden nursery. INSIDER TIP: Make sure to take advantage of Winston’s special services team, a 24/7 concierge team. 11 Florence St., Newton, 617-541-1108; winstonflowers.com
GREGORIAN ORIENTAL RUGS This rug merchant has been run by the same family ever since its Great Depression founding. Gregorian’s has been called “a little part of Persia in
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Newton Lower Falls,” as they trade rugs from the Middle East, India, and Central Asia. Their showroom is equipped with eight display galleries and an extensive rug repair and restoration facility. 2284 Washington St., Newton Lower Falls, 617-2442553; gregorianrugs.com
HUDSON FURNITURE Popping up 10 years ago as one of the area’s first home interior accent stores, Hudson Furniture offers home designs that weave California and New York influences into a traditional New England foundation. The store does the footwork for its clients, finding them exactly what they’re after in terms of price, product, and style. 12 Union Park St., 617-292-0900; hudsonboston.com
IL DÉCOR MODERN FURNITURE Specializing in European and Italian furniture, Il Décor showcases sleek, modern, and fashionable designs in a 2,500-square-foot showroom. Il Décor also offers outdoor furniture, including LED-lit furniture perfect for nighttime pool parties. 10 St. James Ave.,
617-580-3443; modernfurniture inboston.com
J.D. STARON J.D. Staron is a collective of artists designing and producing beautiful carpets and rugs. Founder Jakub Staron grew up in Poland before moving to London and eventually America to pursue his own rug designs. Today, the company has eleven showrooms across North America and Europe. 1 Design Center Pl., 617-772-0281; jdstaron.com
JONATHAN ADLER Known for his modern and quirky décor and furniture, designer Jonathan Adler doesn’t shy away from bright colors, fun patterns, and obscure figures and themes. Fun fact: His company is currently collaborating with Fisher-Price for stylish, high-design baby gear. 129 Newbury St., 617-437-0018; jonathanadler.com
LANDRY & ARCARI The intimate service of this family-run carpet gallery will help you find the perfect rug for any space in your home. The company creates handknotted and broadloom wool rugs, and has won the National Rug Retailer of the Year award by the Oriental Rug Retailer’s Association of America. 333 Stuart St., 617-399-6500; landryandarcari.com
LEKKER HOME This independent home décor retailer provides a curated shopping experience of items that embody its “design for living” philosophy. Dutch influence in design and pattern (Lekker’s founder grew up in Amsterdam) can be found in many of the store’s products, which range from candles to beds. 1313 Washington St., 617-542-6464; lekkerhome.com
METROPOLITAN CABINETS & COUNTERTOPS This third-generation family run company is committed to maintaining its core value of providing the highest quality products to its clients. 505 University Avenue, Norwood, 781-9498900; metcabinet.com
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The SOURCE: SPACE MITCHELL GOLD + BOB WILLIAMS The country’s premier home furnishers offer gorgeous, Americanmade, ecofriendly upholstery; photography and wall art; furniture ranging from tables and storage units to rugs and lighting; and in-home design services. 142 Berkeley St., 617-266-0075; mgbwhome.com/boston
2 Avery St., 617-742-9611; rochebobois.com
You will believe in the Garden of Eden for the rest of your life after visiting Winston Flowers flagship store in Chestnut Hill.
SHOWROOM Labeled as Boston’s premier destination for contemporary furnishings, Showroom offers European lines with impeccable comfort, quality and lasting style. 240 Stuart St., 617-482-4805; showroomboston.com
MODERN RELIK SIMON PEARCE
Known as “The New Classic”, this Waltham based company run by interior designer Meg Kimball offers avant-garde products to create a “match made in décor heaven” for a unique indoor and outdoor living experience. INSIDER TIP: Modern Relik also carries a selection of vintage furniture at its showroom. 96 Clematis Ave, Waltham; 617-513-3336; modernrlik.com
Simon Pearce specializes in artisan glassware, serveware, and dinnerware built to last a lifetime. Newbury Street’s multilevel location displays handcrafted tableware, lighting, and home décor, not to mention the inspiring Purse artisan collection. 103 Newbury St., 617-450-8388; simonpearce.com
SPLASH Importing directly from overseas, Mohr & McPherson showcases eclectic home-furnishings—think home accessories, printed rugs, custom upholstery, and even jewelry—from the likes of Southeast Asia, India, and Morocco. INSIDER TIP: Stop by the in-store café at Mohr & McPherson’s Boston boutique for sandwiches, salads, and coffee to fuel you up—for more browsing! 460 Harrison Ave., 617-210-7900; mohr-mcpherson.com
MONTAGE This upscale Italian retailer/home design must was voted Best ItalianModern Furnishings during the Best of Boston Awards last year. 75 Arlington St., 617-451-9400; montageweb.com
THE MORSON COLLECTION Located in the historic Leather District, The Morson Collection carries the finest European designs for homes, offices, and outdoor spaces, and also offers interior design services. To add to its impressive client list, the firm recently designed a residence for the Ritz-Carlton, Boston. 108 Lincoln St., 617-482-2335; themorsoncollection.com
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS One of the city’s greatest art museums, the MFA offers more than 140 galleries with nearly 500,000 works of art that range from ancient Egyptian to contemporary. INSIDER TIP: The MFA has one of the largest collections of Monet’s work outside France. 465 Huntington Ave., 617-267-9300; mfa.org
NEW ENGLAND NURSERIES New England Nurseries is a familyowned business that knows everything about plants (which ones attract butterflies, which do well in the shade…). The staff will help you up the green ante with bird feeders, landscapes, ponds, and more. 216 Concord Road, Bedford, 781-2752525; newenglandnurseries.com
POGGENPOHL Ever-renowned Poggenpohl has been producing some of the world’s finest luxury kitchens for more than 120 years. And for the past 15, its Newbury Street store has been transporting Bostonians to their dream homes featuring inspirational contemporary
kitchens with stunning decorative accents and lacquer finishes. 135 Newbury St., 617-236-5253; poggenpohl.com
RESTORATION HARDWARE The hardest thing about walking to Newbury Street’s Restoration Hardware is holding back from asking if you can sign a lease to live there. Four floor of comfy, elegant, basically perfect design is very hard to walk away from. The RH collection of sleek outdoor furniture—white wicker loungers, firepits, teak tables, you name it—is divine. INSIDER TIP: Plan extra time to explore the RH flagship store, which is 1863 Boston historical landmark and the original Museum of Natural History
ROCHE BOBOIS No name says international luxury quite like high-end furniture retailer Roche Bobois. The brand is known for setting trends in the interior design industry, such as with its signature Mah Jong lounge sofa, a modular low seating system created by Hans Hopfer in 1971. Despite those who try to replicate, there is only one original.
A registered Kohler showroom, Splash works closely with plumbers, designers, and builders to create the kitchens and bathrooms of its customers’ imaginations. 244 Needham St., Newton, 617-332-6662; splashspritzo.com
STARK CARPET The supplier of sought-after carpets, fabrics, and furniture to Boston’s top interior design experts, Stark stands out for its breadth of inventory. INSIDER TIP: Stark even offers animal-print carpet in every conceivable “species,” from antelope to bobcat to cheetah. 1 Design Center Pl., 617-357-5525; starkcarpet.com
THOS. MOSER From armchairs to tables to ottomans, Thos. Moser celebrates the beauty of natural wood with its handmade American furniture. 19 Arlington St., 617-224-1245; thosmoser.com
VER-TEX Ver-Tex is an industry leader in window treatments, installation, and construction. The veteran company has completed more than 30,000 commercial and residential design projects—and counting. 263 Summer St., 781-332-3030; ver-tex.com
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WOOD-MODE Wood-Mode has been building custom cabinetry—in America, with American materials—for the past 75 years, since its origins in a Pennsylvania lumber mill. 1069 Washington St., Newton, 617-244-3993; wood-mode.com
the Greater Boston area, Columbia Contracting is devoted to premium building and renovation for both interiors and exteriors. 21 Eliot St., Natick, 508-655-4070; columbiacon.com
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BUILDERS ALL PRO CHIMNEYS All Pro’s services include cleanings, linings, rain cap installations, and rebuilds, helping clients feel confident in the conditions of their chimneys, fireplaces, and pellet stoves. 236 Newport Ave., South Attleboro, 509-399-6297; allprochimneysweeps.com
CH NEWTON BUILDERS Specializing in luxury residences, CH Newton builds gorgeous ocean-side mansions across New England and performs restorations of historical homes. 245 Washington St., Wellesley Hills, 617-723-4567; chnewton.com
COLUMBIA CONTRACTING CORPORATION As a leading residential contractor in
Cutting Edge is an award-winning, all-inclusive boutique firm that prioritizes a client-driven approach and specializes in custom homes. 100 Waverly St., Ste. 8, Ashland, 508-4351280; thinkcuttingedge.com
FALLON DEVELOPMENT For more than 35 years, Fallon Development has helped clients build their luxurious dream homes, as evidenced with the firm’s work on Northern Avenue and ONE Marina Park Drive. 171 Reservoir St., Needham Heights, 781-237-0505; falloncustomhomes.com
FBN CONSTRUCTION With custom construction, renovation and home care, FBN believes working with clients should be personal, enjoyable, and based on trust to ensure the finest end product. 17 Wolcott Ct., Hyde Park, 617-3336800; fbnconstruction.com
HIGHLAND DEVELOPMENT Where construction management meets real estate development, Highland Development turns transformative concepts into reality. Highland built the locally beloved Trident Bookstore, as well as rooms for the International School of Boston. 98 Winchester St., Medford, 781-3930006; highlanddevelopment.net
RUHL WALKER ARCHITECTS Ruhl Walker designs with a sleek, modern focus, and is capable of creating both small city homes and palatial suburban ones. 60 K St., Ste. 2, 617-268-5479; ruhlwalker.com
KENWOOD BUILDERS Kenwood specializes in restoring Victorian homes, but also offers custom architectural designs. Sometimes, it combines both—the company recently built a new home in Brookline that matches the Victorian neighborhood exactly. 397A Harvard St., Brookline, 617-505-1857; kenwoodbuilders.com
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Mayer + Associates architects have designed and built for a number of clients, including Las Vegas Town Square, Boston’s 33 Arch Street, and residential locations across the Greater Boston area. 1647 Beacon St., Waban, 617-916-0774; ajmarchitects.com
Touting a reputation for excellence, Sea-Dar is dedicated to building trusting relationships with its clients. The firm takes on projects in new construction, conversion, renovation, and restoration. 46 Waltham St., 617-423-0870; seadar.com
MOREHOUSE MACDONALD AND ASSOCIATES
Morehouse MacDonald’s architects create their clients’ dream homes by following the clients’ visions and harnessing them in classic, timeless design. 3 Bow St., Lexington, 781-8619500; morehousemacdonald.com
NEW ENGLAND ARCHITECTURAL FINISHING High-end wood cannot be in better hands than this expert Seekonk firm, which specializes in luxury woodwork restoration and finishing. 102D Pond St., Seekonk, 617-4429400; nearchitecturalfinishing.com
PATRICK AHEARN ARCHITECT FBN Construction is in the business of building... dreams.
residential city spaces. 160 Commonwealth Ave., 617-266-1710; patrickahearn.com
With offices in the Back Bay and Martha’s Vineyard, Patrick Ahearn has specialized in his own brand of contemporary New England design for both his island homes and
Sanford Custom Builders specializes in fine custom homes and renovations. Owner and President Marc Kaplan is fully involved in every project. 310 Washington St., Ste. 202, Wellesley Hills, 781-4167007; sanfordcustom.com
Taking pride in its customer relations, this Cambridge firm is known to carry out its projects on time and on budget. 26 New St., Ste. 2, Cambridge, 617876-8286; shconstruction.com
WOODMEISTER MASTER BUILDERS Offering expert services for building or renovating, WoodMeister focuses the utmost attention to detail, careful craftsmanship, and responsibility to every project they take on. 1317 Washington St., 617-423-2900; woodmeister.com
ZEROENERGY DESIGN ZeroEnergy Design creates innovative and environmentally sensible homes that enable the firm to focus upon the unique design opportunities of each project. 156 Milk St., Ste. 3, 617-720-5002; zeroenergy.com
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DOUBLE TAKES, AS THIS ROCK SINGER’S CLAIM TO FAME WAS A SONG FOCUSED AROUND “NOT STANDING TOO CLOSE.”
in spotting who
the knife and micro-needles
WILL THIS MUCH-LAUDED HERCULES ADJUST TO LIFE IN THE PRIVATE LANE? AFTER HANGING
for nose jobs,
UP HIS ATHLETIC SOCKS, AMONG OTHER
neck lifts, and
THINGS, THE LAD IS APPARENTLY HAVING A TOUGH SEASON WITH THE
SPOTLIGHT GONE, BABY, GONE.
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