A guide to the best secondhand shops in and around the Boston area offering an array of vintage clothing and used furniture for sale, often at great bargains.
10 Thrift Store Furniture Makeovers
I'm not the best decorator, designer, or photographer, my socks have probably only matched twice in my life, and my cats are rather plum...
How Local Housing Regulations Smother the U.S. Economy
Americans can’t afford to move to the cities with strong job markets like New York, San Francisco and Boston.
Art that Slows Down How We Assess Gender
At the center of Smack Mellon’s Dumbo gallery, Gil Yefman’s knitted wrecking ball of genitalia and bodily fluids hangs from the ceiling.
Doctor-Recommended Arthritis Health Tips
We asked rheumatologists what they most wish their patients would do to improve their arthritis health. Here are seven arthritis health tips from the experts.
Hospice Care: What Is It Anyway?
The word hospice originated from the Latin hospitium, which means 'to host or offer a place of shelter.' In 2009, an estimated 1.
Former homeless man talks about why some homeless people refuse to sleep in shelters
We begin this year's coverage of Denver's homelessness crisis by exploring the single most-asked question we got last year: why do so many of the city's homeless refuse to sleep in shelters?
10 Drought-Tolerant Plants to Have a Bountiful Garden—With Less Water
Modern Farmer’s guide to the dry-farming cornucopia.
Five Tips for Successful Thrift Store Shopping
When people step foot into my funky home, one of the first things they ask is, "Where do you find all of this stuff?" After I tell them that most of what we own has been found at thrift stores, they then beg me to take them with me next time I go
Tips for Returning to Work after Cancer Treatment
A cancer diagnosis can cause significant changes to your life – including at work. Many patients have to stop working during treatment, take significant time off, or alter their schedules, all of which can take a significant mental, emotional, and financial toll. Some patients may have jobs that provide flexible …