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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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Alan Chong, the new director of The Currier Museum of Art.

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Currier Museum names new director

The Currier Museum of Art announced that Alan Chong has been chosen as director and CEO.

The Modobag

travel

Ride-on luggage: What a fun, but very bad idea

Getting around on a motorized Shetland pony sounds awesome. Except have you ever been in an airport?

Adrianne Haslet-Davis scaling Volcan Cayambe.

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Marathon bombing survivor reaches lofty goal

Adrianne Haslet-Davis added an impressive item to her list of accomplishment: climbing Ecuador’s third highest mountain.

Trustees committee member Carl Sprague and president and CEO Barbara Erickson.

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They went to a Garden Party

The Trustees’ annual gala was held Saturday at the Naumkeag estate in Stockbridge.

Siobhan Magnus (left) and Alex Corddry

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Channel 7’s Alex Corddry pitches in at Cape Cod League All-Star Game

The sports reporter threw out the first pitch at the annual baseball showcase.

Dion Lewis is flanked by Barbara Bigelow and Kelly Brabants.

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Patriots running back Dion Lewis emcees fitness fund-raiser

The second annual Bootys for the Battle benefit raised thousands for METAvivor, a metastatic breast cancer awareness, research, and support organization.

tamed/Untamed

Sharp opposition to declawing cats

Declawing isn’t just removing the claws. It means cutting off the ends of the cats’ front toes, bones and all.

Ask Amy

Girlfriend proposes proposal from commitment-phobe

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Love Letters

Choosing a work wife

Here’s my situation: I have two work wives, and I don’t know which one to pursue for a real relationship.

Complex jobs, social ties help ward off Alzheimer’s, study finds

Ccomplex work and social engagement help counteract the effects of unhealthy diet and cerebrovascular disease.

Johnny Drama and His Funky Entourage to perform at Plymouth’s Memorial Hall

Plymouth native Johnny “Drama” Alves is putting on a concert in his hometown.

Above: Buxton School in Williamstown, Mass.

Understanding the sexual abuse allegations at New England prep schools

Here’s what you need to know about the Globe’s investigation into sexual abuse claims at New England prep schools.

Love Letters

Sex . . . but only four times a year

I have been married for less than 10 years now and my wife can’t stand the sight of me.

MY FIRST HOME

Public housing was the best place imaginable for me

In the post-World War II era, between 1954 and 1958, we lived in a veterans project in Chelsea.

ASK THE REALTOR

Why condo fees are worth further examination

Broker Marjorie Youngren talks about how the “love at first sight” allure of home buying can be perilous without a realtor’s advice.

ASK THE CARPENTER

Adding insulation? Do this first.

Contractor Rob Robillard answers readers questions about insulation improvements, attic-heat loss, and patching hardwood floors.

New York’s Dr. Mary Bassett said the Zika virus “is not a theoretical risk.”

NYC reports 1st Zika-related birth defect case

The infant was born this month to a mother who was infected elsewhere.

Capo Restaurant's "Don Corleone" house margarita

Looking for a cool spot to get a break from the summer heat? Try the fountains on the Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Beat by the heat? Chill at these 13 cool spots this weekend.

The country is currently under an ominous-sounding “heat dome.”

Examples of the Auckland Modern by Converse

Converse debuts a modern sneaker, thick white soles and all

The new style steps away from the Boston-based company’s classic high-top designs.

Style Watch

Designing a master suite to suit a couple with different tastes

He’s a fan of tailored; she likes bohemian. This redo lets them meet in the middle.

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Letters to the editor of Globe Magazine

Readers share their own shrinking-lawn tales and the secrets they keep from their children.

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First Person

Performing Shakespeare in another language brings its own drama

Staging “Hamlet” in Spanish with an all-teen, all-female cast shifts the play’s message, says co-director Andrea Rios.

Members of the American girl group Fifth Harmony (from L-R) Ally Brooke Hernandez, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane Hansen and Camila Cabello perform at the iHeartRadio theatre in Burbank, California, February 5, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) -- 22fifth

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do in and around Boston, July 25-31

Fifth Harmony in concert, Puerto Rican Festival, Walker Stalker Con, and more.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: Love, American style

Can Cupid do any better than an arranged marriage?

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Boston Herald arts coverage in flux

Are critics Jed Gottlieb and James Verniere out of a job?

Bobby Brown in 2015.

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Bobby Brown welcomes child No. 7

The Roxbury-bred singer belted out The Temptations’ “My Girl” at Caffe Roma in Beverly Hills after the birth of his daughter.

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry will rejoin the Hollywood Vampires Friday in California.

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Joe Perry has recovered and rejoins Hollywood Vampires Friday

Whatever was ailing the longtime Aerosmith guitarist has apparently been remedied because he is getting back in the saddle.

Outdoor stage of Cape Rep Theatre in Brewster.

Summer theater on the Cape a hit that won’t quit

Theater has a long and proud history on Cape Cod.

Matthew Slater with his wife, Dr. Shahrzad Slater, and their son, Jeremiah.

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How about scoring doughnuts in Fiji?

We caught up with Slater, 30, after a recent practice at Gillette Stadium, to talk about all things travel.

Ryan Blackadar, a guide for Rocky Mountain River Tours, lines up his raft for the next rapids on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho.

Swept up by the spirit of adventure in Idaho wilderness

The Middle Fork is renowned as one of the premier whitewater runs in the world.

Boston, Massachusetts -- 08/12/2014-- Jan Richards, of Boston, (R) places a star next to a bench in the Public Garden in honor of Robin Williams where a scene from the movie

Robin Williams’ daughter posts heartfelt message on his birthday

Thursday would have been Robin Williams’ 65th birthday and his daughter, Zelda, took to Instagram to honor and grieve the beloved actor-comedian.

Quicks Hole Tavern

In Woods Hole, a well-kept secret destination

An utterly majestic locale, Woods Hole lies at the extreme Southwest corner of Cape Cod and encompasses just over 2 square miles.

Mount Errigal in County Donegal in northwest Ireland.

How an office park brought great change to a gorgeous, remote part of Ireland

A business park heavily subsidized by an agency responsible for developing the Irish-speaking regions of Ireland is changing lives.

Miss Conduct

Advice: My relative won’t stop blabbing my private information

How to make it stop — and make sure it won’t happen again.

Jane's Addiction’s Dave Navarro (left) and Perry Farrell in Madrid in June.

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Jane’s Addiction aerial sideshow disturbs some fans

The band brought its peculiar brand of bawdy burlesque to Boston this week, and it didn’t fly with everyone.

Questions and answers about US fuel economy standards

The U.S. government has issued a report on fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for U.S. cars and trucks that were first established in 2012. What does that mean for you?

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Jourdan Christopher Fanning

The 25-year-old Dorchester resident is on a mission to document the unacknowledged.

The One Thing

New kid on block

Boston furniture district near Plaza welcomes local designer Chrisicos

Catherine Busby (left) and Katherine Copeland (right), dressed as Rapunzel and Belle, play with guests at

Party princesses change with the times

Story character stand-ins bring tales as old as time — and some new messages — to children’s parties.

Fashion

Curvy women of Boston, unite!

Move over, New York Fashion Week: The second annual Boston Curvy Fashion Week kicks off July 24.

Blake Lively isn’t hiding her baby bump.

Is maternity wear dead?

Shopping for traditional pregnancy clothes just isn’t a necessity anymore.

Ask Amy

Relationship falters through mutual bad behavior

The main reason we broke up was she caught me texting women and asking them about having sexual relations. Then she let me know she had a one-night stand.

From left: Trevor Burd, Lauren and Charlie Baker, and Molly Huddle in Waltham.

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Bakers in Waltham for celebration

Governor Charlie Baker was in Waltham for the grand opening of Wolverine Worldwide’s regional headquarters and a send-off party for distance runner Molly Huddle.

The re-created “Home Again” cover with the cast of “The New Edition Story.”

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New Edition: seeing double?

The cast of “The New Edition Story” tried to re-create the cover of the 1996 album “Home Again.” And guess what? They nailed it.

Rob Gronkowski in Downtown Crossing.

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Gronk gives out ice cream in downtown Boston

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was seen throwing ice cream around in Downtown Crossing earlier today.