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Watching the World Series on TV—or even in person—is fine for a certain kind of sports fan. Other fanatics want to meet their larger-than-life heroes,... Read More

Boston Envi Everything here says sustainable style: organic-cotton tees by Edun (Bono and Ali Hewson’s line); recyclable shopping bags; and, coming soon... Read More

This month, three exhibitions display fashion as cultural artifact. "High Style and Hoop Skirts: 1850's Fashion," at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts (465... Read More

Boutique hotels by signature designers are popping up across the country faster than you can say "room service." A few of the latest, from coast to... Read More

What is "American cuisine" now?In search of answers, we traveled to 10 of our most forward-thinking food capitals to bring you the best examples and the... Read More

BostonEmerge Day SpaThough only open for a short time, Newbury Street’s Emerge spa has already established itself as the go-to place for relaxation.... Read More

See our slideshow of the 10 Best New Hotels.As if the holidays weren’t filled with enough choices (Which cookie recipes to try?What to wear on New Year... Read More

1. New Museum, New York CityJust off the minimalist, cement-floored lobby of this avant-garde institution is an innovative store (235 Bowery; 212/219... Read More

See our slideshow of Wacky Presidential Election Hotel Promotions.Guests at W Hotels have come to expect “Whatever/Whenever.” But this year’s... Read More

With its angular lines, dramatic glass-and-steel cantilever, and grandstand-cum-amphitheater overlooking Boston Harbor, the three-month-old Institute of... Read More

ArtEuropeLondon"Hogarth" at Tate Britain (through Apr. 29). This wide-ranging retrospective, the most comprehensive devoted to the 18th-century British... Read More

ShoppingU.S. + Canada1. GREAT VALUE San Francisco The Four Seasons makes luxury shopping in nearby Union Square even more enticing. Their partnership... Read More

The first time I went to Fenway Park, I was a kid—it was 1967. That was the year that the Red Sox went from last place to first. They called it the... Read More

For ages, Boston's hotel scene called to mind that old restaurant joke: not only were the properties outdated and uninspired, there weren't enough of... Read More

DESTINATIONS Norwich, Cambridge, Oxford, Bath TRAVEL TIME Five days START/END London TOTAL DISTANCE 487 miles RESOURCES Buy a detailed map ($8.50) at... Read More

BostonBook: The anecdote-filled Boston Foot Notes: A Walking Guide (Saben Books), by Jane Grossman and Felice Yager, follows five popular beats, from... Read More

It sounds like a setup for a joke—landmark Boston jailhouse converted into luxury hotel. While the new Liberty Hotel (215 Charles St., Boston, Mass.;... Read More

THE PLACEFlor de Michoacán4344 W. Indian School Ave.,Suite 1, Phoenix;623/848-8616THE DISH: Paletes, irresistible Mexican popsicles made with agua or... Read More

It’s almost impossible to deny the appeal of a classic New England inn, especially in winter—when fires in guest rooms are actually encouraged, hearty... Read More

See the results and vote for America’s Favorite City.This week’s competitionIn the end, a contest always comes down to a simple choice between two... Read More

See the results and vote for your favorite city!And then there were six.Six cities. Six contenders. And only one can grab the title of America’s... Read More

The Neighborhood SecretAt Craigie Street Bistrot (5 Craigie Circle, Cambridge; 617/497-5511; dinner for two $110), award-winning chef Tony Maws creates... Read More

The Neighborhood SecretAt Craigie Street Bistrot (5 Craigie Circle, Cambridge; 617/497-5511; dinner for two $110), award-winning chef Tony Maws creates... Read More

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