Kara Baskin, Boston Magazine

Kara Baskin

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Past articles by Kara:

The Complete Etiquette Guide: Vaccine Edition

In a world where some have gotten the jab and some haven’t, here’s what to do, and what not to do, when you’re in mixed company. → Read More

Welcome to Camp Stress

Aggressive promotion. Thousands of dollars a week. When did sending your kid to sleepaway camp become the most dreaded part of the summer? → Read More

These Five Cities Around Boston Are Getting Big, Fast

The area’s five fastest-growing cities and towns not named Boston, Cambridge, or Somerville. → Read More

These 4 Place-Makers Are Transforming Boston's Suburbs

From a local indie clothing store in Hudson to a brand new 320-unit apartment building in Malden, these four innovators are revitalizing Massachusetts' cities for a new generation of home-buyers. → Read More

I Tried It: Float, Freeze, Sweat

From subzero cryo-chambers to float pods, what won’t we do in the name of wellness? → Read More

The Teardown Wars Are Tearing Boston's Suburbs Apart

From Wellesley to Arlington, Lexington to Newton, 1950s ranches and choppy Capes are being demolished to make way for mansions with gyms, first-floor offices, and central air. But they’re not going down without a fight. Inside the knock-down, drag-out brawl for the soul of New England’s neighborhoods. → Read More

Are You Old Boston or New Boston?

Once upon a time, we were proud, insular, mean, gritty, corrupt, and great. But as Old Boston is washed away by a flood of rich, tech-savvy brainiacs and finance bros, we’re left asking: Are we losing the best or the worst parts of being Bostonian? And who are we becoming along the way? → Read More

How a New Boston Program Is Helping Students with College Loan Debt

One gratis class at a time. → Read More

Best Places to Live West of Boston

From going big in Wellesley to downsizing in Waltham, here's where you want to be. → Read More

Best Places to Live South of Boston

From starting out in Quincy to going big in Hingham, here's where you want to be. → Read More

Quiz: Which Cape Cod Town Is Right for You?

Because every suburban palace needs a summertime companion. → Read More

Best Places to Live in Boston 2017

Starting out? Moving up? Downsizing? Here's how to stay sane in a cutthroat seller's market. → Read More

Four Popular Ski Resorts in New England

Not sure where to go skiing? Here are four essential resorts in New England. Ski your heart out at Killington, Stowe Mountain, Sunday River, and Waterville. → Read More

Millbrook Lofts Are Somerville's Coolest New Luxury Condos

Take a peek inside Millbrook Lofts in Somerville. A former cold-storage facility, Millbrook Cold Storage is now an eight-story of luxury condo building. → Read More

Fall Real Estate Guide: City Living

Ready to make a move? We asked Boston real estate experts for their predictions on when and where to buy, sell, or hold for a stable investment in 2017. → Read More

488 Dot Ushers in a New Era in South Boston Luxury

488 Dot points the way toward a new era in South Boston luxury. → Read More

The Lucas Offers a Slice of Heaven in the South End

A few spacious condos remain at the Holy Trinity German Church. The Lucas is a 33-unit luxury condominium building slated to be complete in spring 2017. → Read More

Life Goes Swimmingly at the Eddy in East Boston

Read about the Eddy, Eastie's forthcoming new high-rise tower. Life will go swimmingly at the Eddy, a luxury apartment building opening September 2016. → Read More

New England Vacation Homes for Sale at Three Price Points

Check out three New England vacation homes for sale in Cape Cod, the Berkshires, Newport County, RI, Southern Maine, and the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. → Read More

Boston Sunday: Best. Summer. EVER.

Check out the May 22, 2016, issue of Boston Sunday, with our guide to the best New England summer ever, vacation homes, a banana split from Forge, and more. → Read More