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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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The list: 5 great US glass museums

Here are five US museums displaying some of the best in glass art.

Sam Reich


Sam Reich is all about funny business

The son of economist Robert Reich has made a career out of comedy.

Voters to decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana

California voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana after Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Tuesday that initiative proponents turned in more than enough signatures to place the question on the November ballot.

Quote of the day: Kelly McGillis

The “Top Gun” actress shared a photo of her target practice on Facebook and explained how she got her permit to carry a concealed weapon.


The Don Corleone: a margarita you can’t refuse

The margarita goes to Italy

Lea DeLaria

‘OITNB’ actress/singer added to Outside the Box lineup

Lea DeLaria, who plays Carrie “Big Boo” Black in the Netflix hit “Orange Is the New Black,” will headline the festival’s Tremont Tent.

Dining Decor

The story behind the American flag at Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant

It ties into the “Lincoln” theme.


Famed for Heady Topper, The Alchemist opens a new brewery in Stowe, Vt.

It could debut as soon as July 1

Anita and Bob Gokey own Karl’s Sausage Kitchen & European Market in Peabody.


It’s the Fourth of July. Celebrate your freedom to eat sausages.

Karl’s Sausage Kitchen & European Market offers 10-25 different varieties.

Ask Amy

Neighbor starts yard work too early

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Florida confirms birth defects after mom gets Zika abroad

Florida confirmed its first Zika-related case of microcephaly, in a child whose mother contracted the virus in Haiti, officials said Tuesday.

Senate Democrats block GOP’s Zika funding bill

A dysfunctional Senate split along party lines on Tuesday and left a $1.1 billion proposal to fight the Zika virus in limbo, despite growing fears and a more than 800 cases of Zika infection in the continental U.S.


John Cena talks about hosting the ESPYs

He’s the first professional wrestler to host the awards show.

Georges Bank scallops at Outlook Kitchen + Bar.

Dining Out

At the Envoy Hotel, Outlook restaurant is uncertain but the view is grand

The Seaport hot spot has a seventh-floor bar, plus a “resto” that offers highs and lows.


Wanted: transgender actors

The ART is seeking transgender actors to audition for the upcoming production of “Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women.”

The Mendon Twin Drive-in is open nightly from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

10 good reasons to let the kids stay up past their bedtime

A sampling of evening outings for the whole family.

Yale prof’s dogs to be euthanized for mauling woman to death

A Connecticut woman succumbed to her injuries Monday after a Yale Medical School professor’s two dogs attacked her earlier this month.

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil, February 2, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo

Democrats block GOP’s Zika funding bill

The party faulted Republicans for including provisions designed to deny new funding for Planned Parenthood clinics and ease rules on pesticide spraying.

Adam and Leonard Nimoy in the documentary “For the Love of Spock.”


Leonard Nimoy’s son talks his dad, Shatner at Spock doc screening

Director Adam Nimoy had a lot to say about his father at the screening of “For the Love of Spock.”

Delonte West with the Celtics in 2010.


Delonte West says he’s OK

This week, someone tweeted a picture of Delonte West carrying a cardboard sign on the side of the road in Maryland.

John Stevens appeared on season 3 of “American Idol.”


‘American Idol’ singer was struck by a van in Chelsea

John Stevens says he was hit while out jogging, and now suffers from deafness in his right ear.

Recipe for watermelon gazpacho

Rifrullo Cafe’s version of this cold soup is perfectly refreshing on a hot day.

Classic cars fill the parking lot on Sundays at Heav’nly Donuts in Derby, Conn.

Food & Travel

Doughnuts, spanakopita, and classic cars at Heav’nly Donuts

For 30 years, this quirky family business has thrived in Connecticut

Nestor Ramos and his family dig into their clambake feast.

How to pull off a DIY clambake

Step 1: Proceed with caution.

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Lydia Shire is having a tag sale

The celebrated chef and restaurateur is moving, and Trilogy Estate Sales is hosting a sale in her Weston home.

Sugar snap peas with spring onions and mint

Recipe for sugar snap peas with spring onions and mint

Simplicity is best when it comes to sugar snaps.

The J. Dee roll at J. Dee Asian Bistro.

Cheap Eats

J. Dee Asian Bistro: take Thai owners, add sushi and rangoon

A solid option for a casual night out in Watertown

Grilled tomato toasts with ricotta

Recipe for grilled tomato toasts with ricotta

The perfect appetizer when you’re already firing up the grill

By the Glass

Portuguese white wines showcase lost-then-found grapes

Winemakers draw from more than 250 native varietals

Quote of the day: Bob Iger

Depp thoughts

Buttermilk panna cotta with Campari cherries

Recipe for buttermilk panna cotta with Campari cherries

This version of the gelatin-based dessert has a lovely tartness

Strawberry-rhubarb layer cake

Seasonal recipes | What to cook this week

Recipe for strawberry-rhubarb layer cake

You don’t need a birthday to enjoy this old-fashioned cake.

Arctic char with harissa and lime

Recipe for Arctic char with harissa and lime

A simple fish dish with just the right amount of zing.

Gin from the Cape’s first distillery since Prohibition

Dry Line Cape Cod gin is just what you need for the perfect G&T.

The most portable grill in the world?

This little guy wants to go to the beach with you.

Single-serving smoke

These little cups of hickory, mesquite, cherry, or apple wood make it easy to impart smoky flavor.

Investment pieces for serious grillers

R. Murphy Knives in Ayer makes grill spatulas and scrapers that are pricey but worth it.

Aquafaba meringues.

A side of science

What do aquafaba and open-source software have in common? (And what is aquafaba, anyway?)

The discovery that chickpea liquid makes an excellent vegan egg substitute led to a large-scale, collaborative kitchen experiment

Travel writer Caroline Eden (left) and food writer Eleanor Ford.


‘Samarkand’ authors explore a culinary crossroads

Tajik, Russian, Turkish, Jewish, Korean, and other influences all come together on the plate

Ask Amy

Woman wants family members to include her guy

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent bird sightings (as of June 21) as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.


What is it like to live in Hull?

Judeth Van Hamm was integral to preserving Hull’s past. Now she’s trying to protect its future.


How Julian Edelman almost became a firefighter

The Patriots receiver reminisced on Facebook about being welcomed by the chief of the Ross Township Fire Department in Ohio nine years ago.

From left: Lenny Clarke, Jackie Bruno, and Joe Andruzzi.


Joe Andruzzi Foundation benefit sets record

The eighth annual Joe Andruzzi & Friends Golf Tournament raised a record amount of money — over $300,000.

Julian Edelman (pictured in April) is hosting a football clinic for women at Gillette Stadium  in October.


Julian Edelman to host football clinic for women

The Patriots wide receiver will conduct special lessons at Gillette Stadium. Did we mention that booze will be served, too?

Off-duty officer shoots, kills pit bull

The officer shot the pit bull after it apparently attacked his own dog in Hartford, Vt.