Articles by Lilly Milman


Step Into the World of the Lilypad Mural

Dan Masi spent six months of 2017 living nocturnally, sleeping during the day and painting all night, while creating the three-panel mural at the Lilypad in Inman Square. “It pretty much turned my entire body clock around, so that I was just used to being up at three in the morning, four in the morning,” […]


Do-Gooders, Key Players, and Game Changers: Aaronson Chew

Dr. Aaronson Chew learned to hold himself to a higher standard of inclusivity when he was an undergraduate at University of California, Irvine. There, he became a resident advisor in a living-learning community known for its commitment to fostering diversity through various programs and extra in-hall classes. Chew has channeled that standard throughout the 10 […]


Five Takeaways from the Mayor’s State of the City Address

Mayor Marc C. McGovern and City Manager Louis A. DePasquale delivered the annual State of the City Address last night at City Hall. In addition to highlighting the progress of the city—including a number of new initiatives to bridge the gap between low- and high-income families, address the needs of students with disabilities, and combat […]



Swing by Cambridge for Annual Lindy Hop Exchange

The name of the Dirty Water Lindy Exchange might sound familiar to sports fans, who hear The Standells’ ode to the Charles River’s dirty water at Bruins and Sox games, but the event itself is unlike any other. Boston Swing Central (BSC), a Cambridge-based dance organization, has been hosting the three-day festival devoted to the […]