Year: 2016

The Making of Holiday Traditions

The 16 Christmases my partner Joe and I have shared have all had the same general theme. We spend Christmas day alone together at home in our pajamas. We eat, we drink, and we watch movies all day and night.

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An Afternoon at Le Laboratoire in Cambridge, MA

Taking a break from my daily Boston life, I rode the T to Cambridge last week to visit an unusual art gallery called Le Laboratoire. The friendly folks over at Le Lab don’t think of themselves so much as an art gallery, but rather as an “interdisciplinary culture lab.”

A Good Adventure in Design

Imagine a hotel whose hallway walls look like giant pieces of Wasa rye crisp crackers. Except that these walls don’t break apart like a Wasa rye crisp if you bump into them. If you lose your balance heading back to your room one night after a few drinks, you wouldn’t want to hit your head on them. They’re made of concrete. Sharp, jagged, hard as rock concrete.