Riding the T in search of Boston’s muse

Ethan Gilsdorf, with his trusty, conversation-starting cards, speaks to Rebecca Davis (above) and Michael Flaherty (top) during his day riding trolleys and subways in Boston.

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A quixotic journey to capture an unguarded glimpse of Boston by spending an entire day on the T.

Halloween has gotten more elaborate since its depiction in the 1966 special “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”

Halloween challenges for the modern parent

On Halloween, the scariest things aren’t goblins or witches. What’s frightening is that Pottery Barn is charging $179 for an horse-shaped ghost.

Tiffany opens its first Boston street-front store on Newbury

Tom O’Rourke, vice president of Tiffany & Co., said the luxury jeweler is pleased to finally have a street-front store in Boston.

An entry from team Cryptic at the Descience fashion show at the Liberty Hotel.

At the Liberty Hotel, science meets fashion

Organizers of Descience, a Cambridge-based competition that partners scientists with fashion designers, unveiled the project’s 15 finalists at the Fashionably Late show.

Event hosts Rachel and Eric Engdahl of Boston.

Party lines: ALS Warriors

More than 350 guests attended the event last week at the Julep Bar in South Boston.

Bargain Bin

Flat of the Hill hosts trunk show

Ami Albernaz’s weekly roundup of bargains.

My Instagram: Luis Arturo Sanchez

The 21-year-old’s account is clean, serene, and full of strategic pops of color and light.

the one thing

Halloween provides the perfect excuse to go batty

Marshfield-based jewelry designers Kate Pride and Marie Zaccagnini of The Violet Fawn view their bat pendant as a bit of a public service announcement.

Beat the Fitbit streak

Cal Ripkin Jr., watch out. Two local men have streaks of their own going — Fitbit streaks, that is.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/webRocheBoboisPATCH_LUANDAA-3465.jpg Magic Carpets

Richly patterned rugs evoke fairy-tale forests and lush gardens.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/457573922.jpg Renée Zellweger and Hollywood’s quest to preserve an image

The function of movies is to create a dream, filled with idealized beings permanently dwelling in a movie world.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/botoxspread90.jpg How one woman gave in to Botox

This writer always thought she’d age gracefully — and naturally. So why did she go under the needle?

Style magazine

special section

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/webxref.jpg The low-down on fall fashion trends

Hot red and checks from the runway, sassy slogan sweats, and more.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/01/08/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cover[1]-1422--90x90.jpg Happily ever after

A storybook celebration in the Berkshires, find your wedding style, and a view from the front lines of same-sex marriage.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Alexis%20Bittar%203--90x90.jpg Best of the new: Shopping & services

Thirty-three ways to check everything you need — and want — off your list.