Michael Beckett

Michael Beckett is an award-winning writer with experience in a variety of genres. Topical interests include lifestyle, wellness, travel, food, personal development, and social impact.

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A guide to Boston’s best independent bookstores

By Michael Beckett / September 8, 2022

There’s something special about a local independent bookstore. It has a welcoming vibe – like all those words on pages are softly humming, waiting to share stories with whoever discovers them. 

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Our Lady of Good Voyage is a longtime fixture in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood

By Michael Beckett / July 11, 2022

The Shrine of Our Lady of Good Voyage was a neighborhood fixture long before the glittering waterfront towers in Boston’s Seaport appeared. 

Dorchester doughnuts that pack a paczki

By Michael Beckett / June 27, 2022

These traditional Polish pastries are the real deal.

Get Your Hands Dirty (And Make Boston Cleaner and Greener)

By Michael Beckett / March 4, 2022

Ways you can volunteer to help maintain and expand Boston’s green space