Dining Out

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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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Chelsey Russell.

Former Boston Marathoner dies while saving her son

It started with a splash and a scream, and then another splash.

Carlton Fisk


At TPC, Boston sports stars are par for the course

There will be no shortage of Boston sports legends at TPC Boston in Norton on Monday.

They’re well Konnected! at Fenway

The Red Sox and Get Konnected! will honor some of Boston’s most influential professionals at Fenway on Monday night

Quote of the day: Amy Schumer

‘I have this sense of entitlement that I should be able to feel comfortable at all times, like I could go to bed at any moment in what I’m wearing.’ AMY SCHUMER, on why events like the Met Gala aren’t her thing

Kenny Chesney on stage Friday at Gillette Stadium.


Kenny Chesney salutes the home team at Gillette

Chesney wore a Patriots tank top while performing Friday in Foxborough.

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How do you tell your kids about your not-so-savory past?

As a parent, we owe our children more and more transparency as they get older.

“I was able to imagine that in the future there was room for joy. I think it’s very easy to lose sight of that when you’re reading all this apocalyptic stuff,” says Thier about “cli-fi” novels.

In his novel, Aaron Thier takes the long view on climate change

Aaron Thier’s novel “Mr. Eternity” addresses issues of slavery, colonialism, genocide, and catastrophic climate change. It is also oddly hopeful and very funny, even as its characters misconstrue the past, present, and future.

One of many door knockers found on Beacon Hill.

Peripheral vision

Knockin’ on Beacon Hill’s door. . .

Photo essay of Beacon Hill door knockers, by David Ryan


Feeling burnt out at home? It could be all those work e-mails.

Our use of work e-mail after hours is causing emotional exhaustion and taking a toll on family life.

Love Letters

It doesn’t feel like we’re ‘best friends’

He treats me like a girlfriend, he says he likes me, we are intimate, and there is literally nothing I can complain about ... except whenever we discuss relationships, he always says he’s not ready and that we are “best friends.”

Ask Amy

Children in the buff shouldn’t be on Facebook

I have a girlfriend who constantly posts naked pictures of her 3-year-old son.


Bianca de la Garza guests on ‘Hollywood Today Live’

The former Channel 5 anchor is going bicoastal.

Tips for reducing noise in your apartment

Contractor Rob Robillard tackles a question from a reader happy with his new condo but not the noise coming from above.

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Parched trees? Focus on watering to keep them alive

Award-winning garden writer Carol Stocker offers advice on how to battle the region’s record drought.

my first home

Dream home had us headed for the highway

The highway project took away the dream home we built in Belmont.

What does your money buy in Woburn?

A sampling of homes on the market in Woburn includes two Colonials with four bedrooms and finished basements.

January 1950: Three helmeted workers send sparks flying as they weld steel on an East Coast shipyard. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)


Fascinating facts on Massachusetts labor movement, just in time for the holiday

Labor activists, leaders, and a groundbreaking strike that give Labor Day extra meaning in Massachusetts

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do in and around Boston

Vintage auto racing, King Richard’s Faire, Riverfront Music Festival, and more.

Style Watch

For an updated transition-to-fall look, start with comfy culottes

A problem solver to dress for our in-between season.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: Lights . . . cameras . . . action?

Two producers decide whether or not a dating sequel should be in the works.

On the Block

For sale: Single families for under $800,000 in Greater Boston

An option with an easy commute in Dedham, or one with great curb appeal in Weston.


‘Are women’s expectations unrealistic?’

I’ve been on and off dating sites for the past six years, and I find the whole process frustrating.

Seared scallops with sauce vierge.

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Sauce vierge for scallops and other recipes for late-summer tomatoes

Mexican salsa is easy, but there are other international options to choose from.

Dorchester-08/17/2016-Franklin Park Zoo's CEO and President, John Linehan sits on log in the aquatic bird exhibit at the new Nature's Neighborhood exhibit opening Sept. 1. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(magazine)

First Person | Magazine

Franklin Park Zoo’s cure for childhood ‘nature deficit disorder’

John Linehan on the new, play-focused Nature’s Neighborhoods exhibit.

Program director Oedipus (left) and author Dennis Lehane in 2002 at WBCN.

WBCN’s Oedipus to be inducted into Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame

The induction ceremony will take place during the 10th annual Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame awards luncheon on Oct. 13.

Fans of Prince will soon be able to tour Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minn., which will become a museum dedicated to the beloved musician.

Prince fans will get a Graceland of their own

Elvis Presley’s former estate in Memphis offers public tours and houses a museum dedicated to the King’s life and legacy. Now, Prince fans will have a mecca of their own.

The French Polynesian island Nuku Hiva enjoys golden-sand beaches and dramatic coastal scenery.


French Polynesia’s exotic charm lures cruise adventurers

Throughout its history, French Polynesia has radiated an exotic charm.

My Instagram

Different perspectives from photographer dad and 3-year-old

The Brookline residents document their love or portraits on two separate Instagram accounts — maintained by dad, of course.

Waypoint open; Superfine and En Boca to follow soon

Plus other area restaurant news


This book offers opinionated fun that’s sometimes hard to swallow

‘Swallow This’ contrasts ‘traditional’ vs. ‘progressive’ approach to wine

Robert Kraft with Jon Bon Jovi and son Romero.


Jon Bon Jovi back at Patriots practice

The Jersey rocker hung out on the sideline with son Romeo and chatted up Pats owner Robert Kraft.

Home Design

South End condo gets bright and sophisticated

Designer Julie Richard strove to create a brighter haven with sophistication that was more fitting for its new millennial inhabitant.

The Urban Forestry Center.

New Hampshire’s walkable Seacoast offers easy escapes

Trade the cityscape for enjoyable year-round water and woods walks on New Hampshire’s Seacoast.

A guest room and screened-in porch at the Wagner at Duck Creek in Wellfleet.

The Wagner at Duck Creek: An old friend, reimagined

Those familiar with The Inn at Duck Creeke, located just off Route 6 along the main road into town, will notice a new sign announcing The Wagner at Duck Creek.

Grace Potter with two Tibetan monks she met on vacation

The VIP Lounge: Grace Potter

We caught up with singer Grace Potter to talk about all things travel.

Where to find the jet set

Trending destinations in the world of luxury travel.

Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington, Conn.

A tour of New England’s coastal wineries

Coastal New England’s climate and soil can produce outstanding grapes, yielding wines with complex flavor and a terroir all their own.

Tess Gerritsen (left) and Hank Phillippi Ryan at Bacon Free Library.


Here and there

A roundup of local celebrity news.

Ask Amy

Husband dips into wife’s diary

Advice from Amy Dickinson

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What to do in Brussels.

Ruby Rose Fox at her RadioBDC session.


RadioBDC listeners spend lunch time with Ruby Rose Fox

The local performer played a couple of songs from her stellar debut LP, “Domestic.”

Here, there, and everywhere

Get down and dirty — or watch others get messy — at the Mt. Washington Valley Mud Bowl, the championships of mud football in North Conway, N.H.

I touched a glacier — and soon after, so did a massive rock avalanche

The seismic tremors it caused registered 2.9 magnitude at the Alaska Earthquake Center. There had been no warning.

travel troubleshooter | Christopher Elliott

She doesn’t smoke, but she was charged a $250 fee for violating the no-smoking poliucy

When Samantha Armstrong sees a $250 charge on her hotel bill, she’s told it’s because she smoked in her room. Just one small problem: She doesn’t smoke.

A vendor at La Merced grills up some tortillas and meat and veggies.

Food doesn’t get any more local than at this Mexico City market

La Merced, as the market is known, is a cacophony of sights and sounds occupying an area larger than four football fields.

‘Healthy’ sweeteners, protein-packed quinoa, and other nutrition myths, debunked

Here are the truths behind five common nutrition myths.