World-class study spaces
Kids aren’t necessarily getting the equivalent of the corner office, but gone are the days of a desk and bookshelf shoved into the corner of the bedroom.
Keith Lockhart at Lynn Auditorium
The Oct. 1 performance will be presented by North Shore Community College.
Revere residents to have say in city spending
The city plans to set aside $100,000 from its fiscal 2017 capital for budget projects that will be approved by voters.
Stoneham Town Day to be held Sept. 19
New attractions for this year’s event include an Artisans Grove and a four-station Miniature Farm petting zoo.
Gloucester mayoral candidates to face off in forum
Hosted by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, the event will be hosted at the Elks at Bass Rocks on Sept. 15.
Intertribal Pow-wow to be held in Haverhill
The event will feature drum groups, intertribal dancing, demonstrations, as well as traditional arts and crafts.
UMass Lowell receives donation from Azorean government
The gift is an important addition to UMass Lowell’s Portuguese collection and will strengthen ties between the islands and mainland Portugal.
Green space grows in Manchester-by-the Sea
The Trustees of Reservations announced the gift from the late John Donovan, through the Atwater land Nominee Trust, last month.
Salem officials celebrate overhaul of abandoned home
The effort was part of the state Attorney General’s Abandoned Housing Initiative.
Medfield’s Planning Board seeks new associate member
Members are charged with reviewing and approving subdivisions, site plans for new construction or significant changes to existing structures.
Urban roads aren’t meant for bicycles
Bikes aren’t treated like cars for a very good reason: Bikes aren’t like cars.
A different sort of farm share
Maria Moreira of Flats Mentor Farm in Lancaster rents space on her land to new immigrants who want to farm, charging them $50 a season.
A taste of Southern hospitality at the Frogmore in JP
The people behind Fairsted Kitchen bring Lowcountry fare and a personal touch to the Frogmore in Jamaica Plain.
Donald Trump, the unrivaled braggart
The Republican front-runner represents the elevation of unabashed egotism in national politics.
Canton spot serves Lebanese food that mama OK’d
Lebanon-born Pierre Aoun makes versions of classic dishes that are remarkably good. He credits his mother, Boghdana, who won’t let him serve anything she doesn’t like.
A welcome challenge to GOP’s tax-cutting dogma
It’s good to see the new Republican-appointed director of the Congressional Budget Office acknowledge that supply-side economics doesn’t work.
Slow-roasted striped bass with tomato-peach salsa
The flesh stays moist and silky smooth, and the low oven doesn’t make your kitchen quite so hot.
What they’re saying: Wall Street’s ‘revolving door’
What opinion writers around the world have to say about key issues.
Healthier, revitalized soul food
Often maligned as unhealthy, soul food is undergoing revitalization. Collard greens are sauteed with turkey, rather than ham, chicken or slow roasted instead of deep fried.
Basil begs for pesto, and summer spaghetti comes next
Basil at its peak begs to be turned into pesto and that, in turn, suggests summer spaghetti.