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Clarke's Mobile Kitchen
Posted Nov 19 at 5:09 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Clarke’s Mobile Showroom puts food trucks to shame when it rolls in to food and wine festivals, design events and charity fundraisers to bring that extra bit of sizzle and delight to culinary-minded guests and gourmets. This 1980s passenger bus turned appliance showroom on wheels is equipped with a fully working world-class Sub-Zero and Wolf kitchen and is the first example of a mobile kitchen in...
High-end custom crafted wet bar by Adams & Beasley Associates
Posted Nov 18 at 4:37 PM in From the Publisher by Sandy Giardi
Penthouse Wet Bar & Wine Fridge Cocktail hour is even more intoxicating when enjoyed by the bold and beautiful wet bar (above) created for a Back Bay penthouse renovation by custom builder Adams & Beasley Associates. The bleached walnut bar, the color of fine bourbon, is bejeweled by a backlit honey onyx backsplash and floating star fire glass shelves that add drama and intrigue.  Living...
Marble Terrace and Fire Feature by Boston landscape professional Onyx Corporation
Posted Nov 15 at 4:08 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
It used to be that Onyx Corporation was thought of as just an excavation company. No longer. These days, the full-service Acton-based landscape contractor is tending to projects as varied as pools and entertainment spaces to orangeries and orchards to reclaimed hardscapes for historic homes. During autumn, however, “fire features seem to be what people are thinking about,” says Landscape Division...
High-end turnkey Weston home for sale by top Boston builder
Posted Nov 14 at 12:25 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Ever since BDG ran a “Successful Women in Building” feature two years ago and dubbed Eleni Kaplan of E.K. Sanford Builders one to watch, we’ve been tracking her career and progress in a highly competitive field. Eleni Kaplan of E.K. Sanford Builders In just two years, she’s completed a spec home in Sudbury, a custom build in Sudbury, numerous bathroom and kitchen remodels, and her newest project...
Custom, high-end windows: Signature Modern collection by Marvin
Posted Nov 13 at 1:16 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Like never before, homeowners here in the Northeast are looking to bring their outdoor environments indoors, and yearning for that pared-down, light-filled aesthetic that modern architecture brings. Marvin responds to this growing trend with its new Signature Modern collection, a line of windows and doors that combine “functionality and freedom,” offers Sue Shockley, Marvin Brand Ambassador at...
Landscape designer Matthew Cunningham's high-end private garden
Posted Nov 7 at 3:42 PM in Lifestyle by Sandy Giardi
Matthew Cunningham, owner of Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design, had been living in downtown Melrose with his partner Cody Thornton, when he knew it was time for a change. Melrose, which lacked privacy and wide-open green spaces, “was killing my soul,” he says earnestly and without a hint of hyberbole. After all, both Thornton and Cunningham were raised in rural environments, and switching to a...
Ernie Boch Jr. gives a video tour of his Garden Pavlion
Posted Oct 31 at 3:22 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
President and CEO of Subaru of New England, arts advocate, musician and philanthropist Ernie Boch, Jr. gives us the grand tour of his breathtaking garden pavilion, where members of his family are interred and where he plans to be laid to rest one day.  This two-floor sanctuary—hand crafted by the best of best in the New England design and construction community and located in his very own...
Roomscapes Cabinetry & Design Center 2018 Prism Winner Gold
Posted Oct 22 at 5:11 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Here at BDG, we are all about the “best of the best,” so we are seriously looking forward to the annual PRISM Awards Gala Oct. 24 at the Marriott Long Wharf. The PRISM Awards, the flagship event of The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB), recognizes outstanding achievement from the cream of the crop in the home building industry.  Every year the competition is fierce,...
R.P. Marzilli & Co. Wins NALP Gold Awards of Excellence
Posted Oct 18 at 3:18 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
The National Association of Landscape Professionals has recognized full-service landscape professionals R.P. Marzilli & Co., Inc. with two Gold Awards of Excellence. The NALP’s annual award celebrates exceptional landscape, lawn care and interior plantscape design projects from across the United States, and a double distinction is unprecedented. R.P. Marzilli & Co. received Gold Awards...
Boston International Fine Art Show
Posted Oct 10 at 8:52 AM in Events by Sandy Giardi
The Boston International Fine Art Show, one of autumn’s foremost cultural events, returns to The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts Oct. 24-27. Now in its 23rd installment, the Boston International Fine Art Show features a collection of historic, modern and contemporary fine art representing 50 galleries—from the U.S. and abroad. The exhibition and sale displays the work of Old Masters,...

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