quick bite

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/maeda_01quickbite_g6.jpg Blackbird Doughnuts is the un-Dunkin’

South End’s Blackbird Doughnuts sells hefty, handmade sweets in flavors such as pineapple habanero, sesame sriracha, and salted toffee.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/25/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/MyWorkout02.jpg My workout: Jim Braude

Jim Braude, 65, radio and TV host, details his workout routine.

love lettters

‘Fake married’ proposal is a real hitch for her

He keeps mentioning how his other good friends got “fake married” (just the paperwork).

super bowl & food

Seahawks won’t be the only birds on the game day menu

Chicken wings have emerged from humble roots to become Super Bowl’s version of Thanksgiving turkey.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/jacobs-cookies-2.jpg The fans’ guide to Super Bowl XLIX

If you’re tired of hearing about deflated balls, these spots will pump you up — with Tom Brady, cool clothes, venison hot dogs, beer, and plenty of TVs.

deep breath

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/31superstress.jpg When it’s all on the line with the Super Bowl

Having our team in the big game is supposed to be fun, but for a lot of us, it leads to nail-biting anxiety.

D.J. Flaschen and his mother, Deborah,  at 3LPlace Life College Residence.


Making a place for disabled young adults to live, learn

A family’s project to help a son with autism highlights the lack of options for such young adults, a problem that is likely to grow.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/31health.jpg Adopting a fighting spirit to manage disease

MS patient Mary McAlary, a holistic health coach, and boxer George Foreman III teamed up to write a new motivational book “The Fighting Spirit.”


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/IMG_5290A.jpg Snowplow on demand

The Plowz and Mowz provides on-demand plowing and lawn-mowing services to users who download the app to their Apple or Android phones.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/sb022.jpg From the Archives: Patriots fans, 1986

This weekend New Englanders will be getting ready to support their team in the Super Bowl. 1986 was the first time fans would watch the Patriots in the Super Bowl.

Maura Johnston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/kfc150-3869.jpg KFC’s ‘Double Down Dog’ takes a bite out of the Internet

The belly-busting hot dog/fried chicken combo is available in limited supply at KFC’s outposts in the Philippines.


special section

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/08/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/chill.jpg Chill: Shake it up

The newest gear, hottest peaks, and coolest places to warm up after a long day of chasing snowy thrills.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Cover_photo-1593.jpg Winter travel

Thirty-five ways to love a New England winter, plus touching the whales off Mexico’s Pacific coast.

Health & wellness

Gear Up

Body-weight training gear

Thousands of health fitness professionals predict we will all soon be doing squats, lunges, pull-ups, and other exercises that use body weight as resistance.