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Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Design New England

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An architect turns his old barn in Newport, Rhode Island, into a light-filled multipurpose haven for family and guests.

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Quote of the day: Blake Lively

The actress spoke of “girl power” while being honored at the People’s Choice Awards for her performance in “The Shallows.”

How Trump’s executive order affects future of health care law

President Trump gave federal agencies broad leeway to chip away at the measure, but Congress would have to repeal it.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Donald Trump, his wife First Lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence clap before cutting the cake during A Salute To Our Armed Services Inaugural Ball at the National Building Museum on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States today. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Donald Trump’s inaugural cake was commissioned to look exactly like Barack Obama’s, baker says

Amid the glitz of President Donald Trump’s inaugural festivities, one item stood out in particular late Friday night.


Here and there

A roundup of celebrity sightings and other news of note.


Quote of the day: Lance Bass

The singer was one of several LGBT celebs who publicly thanked Barack Obama on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Friday morning.

Rachael Ray (left), Grace Connor (holding a check for Dana-Farber), and Grace’s mom, Melissa Schneider, on the set of Ray’s TV show.


Cool treat for local teen on ‘Rachael Ray Show’

Teen-preneur Grace Connor, owner-operator of little g ice cream co., received a check from Ray to help with Connor’s Dana-Farber fund-raising.


Aerosmith mourns loss of Howard Kaufman

The band posted a statement on its Twitter feed after learning of the death of Howard Kaufman.

Cleveland submits new police crisis intervention policy

City police officers with specialized training will be able to refer anyone having a mental health or substance abuse crisis to a hospital or treatment facility rather than arrest them for minor crimes, according to federal court documents filed late Thursday.

Micaela Johnson, of Leewood, Kan., is in Washington, D.C. to take part in Saturday's Women's March on Washington, took a selfie with the Capitol Building in the background.

Still want to attend the Women’s March on Washington? Here’s how.

How to register, get there, and what to bring and not to bring to the march itself.


What is it like to live in South Boston?

“Our realtor suggested some great homes over the bridge in Southie.”


What does your money buy in South Boston?

A sampling of the high-end market includes two penthouses with garage parking.


Family room tempers wrought iron with color

The starting point for this room’s design was a rug and artwork the clients already owned.

Comedian Bethany Van Delft was one of the performers at the Strand Theatre.


Scenes from ‘Together We Rise: A Counter-Inaugural Celebration of Resistance’

The Strand Theatre in Dorchester was packed Thursday night for the event put together by a collective of artists.

Style Watch

Ankle boots to keep you warm and dry while the slush happens

Practical — and cute — footwear for navigating New England winters.

Connections | Magazine

What happened to the foster kids I once knew?

A former foster child, I was lucky enough to be adopted, but what about the others that passed through our house?


Running the numbers on the 125-year-old sport of basketball

A Springfield magazine published the rules of the game in January 1892, launching one of the world’s most popular sports.

Chocolate pieces

Your week ahead

Five things to do, Jan. 23-29

A chocolate festival, Harry Potter podcast, birding battle, and more.

Dinner With Cupid

Blind date: ‘She was gorgeous, which made me even more nervous!’

Is romance the right prescription for this pharmacy tech and doctor’s assistant?

A group of Grand Slam Tennis Tours clients on the clay courts at the Tennis Club de Paris.

Tennis tour business is a grand slam

Tennis resort director Andrew Chmura was often asked about the best ways to see Grand Slam tennis events. He decided to start a tour business to take people there himself.

love letters

Help! Her husband is a Trump supporter.

I assumed it would go away after Nov. 8. He’s gloated since the win; I told him it made me feel physically ill.


Top chefs to take part in Boston Wine Expo

It’s nearly time for the annual Boston Wine Expo. Raise a glass.


Shopping for Pierre Charpin designs in Boston

Parisian design star offers pieces in Boston

tech nomad

The evolution of the virtual notebook

Evernote’s new update redefines the app – take notes.

A Vietnamese water puppet.

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry has the world on a string

The museum’s collection consists of about 3,000 puppets from around the world, with particular strength in 20th century American puppets.

the vip lounge | with Mario Russo

The VIP Lounge with Mario Russo

We caught up with salon owner Mario Russo to talk about all things travel . . . especially Italy.

The One Thing

Burton Pop Up at The Shop takes a last run

It’s your last chance to shop at Newbury Street’s pop-up incubator’s longest-running tenant.

A color-shifting depiction of the Rolling Stones’ iconic logo greets visitors to “Exhibitionism.”

Stones’ memorabilia rolls into the Village

If there is any doubt about whether the Rolling Stones have contributed as much to culture, fashion, film, and design as they have to music, a visit to “Exhibitionism” will erase it.

Here, There, and Everywhere

Visit Joe Dodge Lodge at Pinkham Notch and get a taste of Egypt, Iceland, Argentina, and other global destinations.

Oysters on the half shell and Nantucket Bay Scallops (right) with flutes of Champagne at a table with a view of the Boston Common at Troquet.


Oat Shop opens, Union Square Donuts comes to Brookline, and other restaurant news

Plus the South End gets a new restaurant/wine bar in Frenchie.


Chris Kimball sued by ex-wife after his exit from America’s Test Kitchen

Chris Kimball’s ex-wife Adrienne Kimball alleges the celebrity chef isn’t living up to the couple’s 2013 divorce agreement.

1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infections

The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers.

Maria Delios, co-owner of Kane's Donuts in Saugus.

A doughnut-related wager, in advance of the AFC Championship

Local shop Kanes Donuts has made a bet with Mac’s Donut Shop in Aliquippa, Pa., near Pittsburgh, regarding the outcome of Sunday’s Steelers-Pats game.


Watch Tom Brady try — and fail — to speak German

Don’t worry, the Patriots quarterback got some help from lineman Sebastian Vollmer.

FILE - This Jan. 21, 2013 file photo shows an overall view of President Barack Obama taking the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts at the ceremonial swearing-in on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington. The inaugural committee released the lunch menu following the swearing-in ceremonies for President-elect Donald Trump. Some 200 guests will be tucking into a first course of Maine lobster and Gulf shrimp in a saffron sauce, Angus beef from Virginia with Idaho potatoes and a dark chocolate sauce, and a chocolate souffle with cherry vanilla ice cream. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, File)

What’s on the Trump menu? Lobster, steak and chocolate

Donald Trump’s first meal as president of the United States isn’t too far from the typical power lunch for a billionaire businessman.

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh (pictured at a Dorchester rally in November) was presented with the 2017 Public Leadership in the Arts Award in Washington Thursday.


Conference of Mayors honors Walsh for his efforts to advance the arts

Boston’s mayor received a Public Leadership award Thursday in Washington.

Former President George H. W. Bush, right, and his wife, Barbara.

George H.W. Bush battles pneumonia, wife has bronchitis

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, on Thursday remained hospitalized in Houston.

Spicy pork bibimbap at K Restaurant.

Cheap Eats

Cozy Peabody restaurant aims to be bibimbap ambassador

Ryan Park is focusing on making traditional Korean cuisine approachable to Westerners unfamiliar with bibimbap and bulgolgi.

Mamadou Mbaye prepares loaves to be baked at Mamadou’s Artisan Bakery.

He brought his French breads from Senegal to Massachusetts. Ten years later, he is a local institution.

“If you don’t have the passion, you can’t do it,” says Mamadou Mbaye of Mamadou’s Artisan Bakery.

A scientist holds a lobster underwater off the coast of Maine. Sweden is working on how to deal with lobsters sent there that escape from pounds into Swedish waters.

Sweden not giving up fight over lobster imports

Sweden isn’t giving up on a long-running battle with the US and Canada over lobsters that have turned up in Swedish waters.

Julia Child

Cooking With | Gordon Hamersley

Making omelets with Julia Child

She said: “Practice a bit, dearie, so it comes out of the pan just right!”

Greek salad with chicken at Effie’s Kitchen in Roslindale.

Cheap Eats

Effie’s Kitchen in Roslindale: a tiny spot with tremendous Greek food

From excellent avgolemono to overstuffed souvlaki, you will find it here.

It’s become more acceptable for politicians to cry. Will Trump change that?

Once considered unthinkable, displays of misty-eyed emotion by policians have not only become acceptable in recent years, but often celebrated.

Miss Conduct

Advice: Is it true I don’t need to tip my Uber driver?

Plus, she can’t stop complaining about her “evil” daughter-in-law.

Mariana Matus (left) and Newsha Ghaeli with sewer-bot Luigi in the MIT lab where Matus analyzes its samples.

Globe Magazine

Why an MIT robot is collecting poop from our sewers

Luigi’s job is to gather what we flush so that researchers can learn about our habits and our health.

Melania Trump at the Republican National Convention.

From outreach to outrage, fashion comes to terms with Trump

Welcome to fashion in the age of Donald Trump, a moment when a traditionally apolitical industry is increasingly finding its voice.


BC point-shaving scandal headed to the big screen

Movie follows earlier ESPN documentary about the scheme.