Chris Sweeney, Boston Magazine

Chris Sweeney

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  • Audubon Society

Past articles by Chris:

The Battle for Eastie's Soul

Old-timers. Immigrants. Millennials. Developers. Who will win in the fight for Boston's last frontier? → Read More

The Interview: Actress and Producer Eliza Dushku

One of the city’s brightest stars on her rise to movie producer, the art of being brutally honest, and why Hollywood can’t ever seem to get Boston right. → Read More

A Conversation with Robert Earl, the New Owner of Bertucci's

Robert Earl has been slicing up deals in Boston since the ’70s. But can he save Bertucci’s, the region’s beloved Italian restaurant chain? → Read More

The Bully of Boylston Street

The Tannery’s Sam Hassan made a fortune buying real estate and selling designer shoes to the city’s most fashionable. Then it all fell apart. → Read More

The Interview: Jaylen Brown

Boston Celtics guard—and chess player, musician, and lecturer—Jaylen Brown talks science and his season goals. → Read More

Invasive Reptiles Are Taking Over Florida—and Devouring Its Birds Along the Way

Birds like Roseate Spoonbills and Burrowing Owls are ending up in the stomachs of hungry pythons and nile monitors. Is it too late to stop them? → Read More

What Would You Pay to Fix Boston Traffic? –

Don’t worry, it won’t cost a fortune. But raising the gas tax could ease the worst part about living in Boston— the traffic on I-93. → Read More

Influencer: Sue O’Connell Is Always On –

The host of NECN’s The Take and longtime co-publisher of New England’s largest LGBTQ paper, Bay Windows, talks highbrow art, lowbrow TV, and how Boston can be even cooler. → Read More

The Interview: Roger Berkowitz

Roger Berkowitz, the legendary head of Legal Sea Foods, finally reveals the real story behind President Donald Trump’s near snub of his clam chowder. → Read More

Influencer: Tom O’Keefe Is Always Trending –

Tom O'Keefe, the man behind @BostonTweet, talks about creepy DMs, drunk posting, and eating a pint of ice cream every single day. → Read More

Why Is Good Help So Hard to Find in Boston?

Why are good home repair services so hard to find in Boston? Plumbers, carpenters, and electricians are the city's hottest commodities. But good luck getting one to fix your home. → Read More

What Happens When You Kill a Bicyclist?

Nearly two years after surgeon Anita Kurmann was killed in a bicycle crash in Boston, a controversial police investigation ruled it a tragic roadside collision. But that’s just the beginning of the story. → Read More

Our Guide to Boston Neighborhood Status Symbols

Check out our guide to Boston neighborhood status symbols. From vacation spots to the right car, here’s how to make your neighbors green with envy. → Read More

Boston Traveler: Our Travel Guide to Miami, Florida –

Check out our travel guide to a getaway in Miami, Florida. With a sizzling art scene and some of the world’s best chefs, Miami brings the heat. → Read More

Aw, Rats! Boston’s Rats Are in Charge. We Just Live Here. –

They nest in our homes, feed on our garbage and can clear out a restaurant like a four-alarm fire. Boston’s rats are in charge. We just live here. → Read More

Should Boston Stop Using Cash?

It’s dirty, annoying, and legally required. But in today’s local economy, is cold, hard cash doing more harm than good? Should Boston go cashless? → Read More

Should Boston Stop Using Cash?

It’s dirty, annoying, and legally required. But in today’s local economy, is cold, hard cash doing more harm than good? Should Boston go cashless? → Read More

The Trump Effect

One year in, here's how Boston's biggest names—among them Maura Healey, Charlie Baker, and Jim Davis—are feeling the effect of President Trump. → Read More

The Picturesque World of MIT Super Commuter B.D. Colen

Photography and journalism instructor B.D. Colen makes a weekly trek from Canada to Kendall Square, and he never forgets his camera. → Read More

The Picturesque World of MIT Super Commuter B.D. Colen

Photography and journalism instructor B.D. Colen makes a weekly trek from Canada to Kendall Square, and he never forgets his camera. → Read More