Ladies, meet your new summer haircut: buzzed

At movie premieres and on red carpets, buzzcuts are a thing, with actresses shearing off their long locks in favor of something short and sweet.

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History on the half-shell at North Square Oyster

A Neptune Oyster alternative, in one of the city’s most charming corners.

Sail off Newport, R.I., aboard one of the yachts of America’s Cup Charters.

Some ideas for how to kick off the summer season

Summer starts now.

Love Letters

She wanted sex, he wanted sightseeing

Based on our first plans to see each other, I assumed we’d have sex. Instead, we had some freaking 12-hour sightseeing excursion out into the wilderness.

Hot Ticket

Swimsuit fashion show promises a hint of Brazil

Haven’t had a moment to shop for a new swimsuit? Don’t despair.

Making wine from an Austrian white grape — using “older and slower methods” — in Oregon.


They grow gruner where pinot reigns supreme

These Oregon winemakers have all kinds of unique ideas.


She built a better recycling bin

Recycling bins have long needed an upgrade. Whitney Ferrell, an environmental lawyer with an eye for design, has created a simple solution.

The One Thing

Aiming to boost local businesses, Portsmouth launches shopping day

The city launches its first “Shop Portsmouth Day” June 4.


Cultivar opens, and it has hydroponic gardens; (more) shellfish towers are coming to the Seaport soon; and other restaurant news

Plus: What the Journeyman owners had to say about its closing.

Travel Troubleshooter: Why won’t American pay up?

After Samantha Gomez is denied boarding on a flight from Philadelphia to Palm Beach, Fla., she asks her airline for compensation. Why won’t it pay?

From left: Pinky Rines of Hollis, N.H., knitting instructor Bill Hamilton, and another knitter.

When hobbies take you traveling

Knitting, astronomy, cloud watching, painting. Hobbies like these are often solitary pursuits, which is part of their appeal. But sometimes it’s good to get out there.

The VIP Lounge: Betsy Padamonsky of ‘Mamma Mia!’

We caught up with Betsy Padamonsky to talk about all things travel.

The Mount Washington Hotel is still a stunner

It cost $1.25 million (nearly $50 million by today’s standards) to design and build what was then, and still is, the largest primarily wooden structure in New England.

Why 75,000 followers keep tabs on a couple of South End dogs

Jenna Donleavy didn’t realize how a rescuing an abandoned puppy would change her. Now she encourages others to do the same.

From left: Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, Michael Botticelli, Ann Klee, Dr. David Herzog, and Stacey Lucchino.


Big names attend conference kickoff

The Taj Boston hosted a dinner for the Moving Beyond Stigma forum.

Kay Hanley performs at Night of 1,000 Stories.


Kwame Alexander and Kay Hanley at 826 Boston benefit

Night of 1,000 Stories is a night of fun and fund-raising.

The Millennials Issue | Magazine

The YouTube generation is listening to . . . cassettes?

Today’s young music fans are used to getting what they want to hear anytime anywhere, and their tastes are algorithm-assisted.

Love Letters

Finally, he says he is getting a divorce

They had a one-night stand that turned into an affair, but eventually he broke it off to stay with his wife. Now he says he’s getting a divorce. What should she do?

BOSTON, MA - 5/23/2017: Boston Globe reporter Dugan Arnett crosses Boylston Street trying to get a jaywalking ticket in Boston. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: LIFESTYLE TOPIC jaywalkinglive

What does a guy have to do to get a jaywalking ticket in this town?

In Boston, the jaywalking ticket — which comes with a mammoth fine of $1 — has proven so elusive that it borders on myth.

Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says

A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot’s possible health benefits.

Leslie Odom Jr.


Leslie Odom Jr. of ‘Hamilton’ to sing with Pops on the Fourth

The Tony Award winner joins previously announced performers Andy Grammer and Melissa Etheridge as headliners of the extravaganza

State Park Police Sergeant Ryan Clancy rescued Skippy, a hunting hound-border collie mix.

Skippy the dog was trapped on a 400-foot cliff. Then came a cop with a rope

Skippy had gone missing in the park two days earlier.

Vermont governor sends back marijuana bill

Governor Phil Scott won’t sign off on recreational marijuana in his state and is sending the bill back to the legislature with suggestions for another path forward.

Love Letters

I think I like my boyfriend’s best friend

Spending lots of time with her boyfriend’s bestie has made her feel confused about who she really should be dating.

Each room in the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum is painted in bright colors and features murals from many of his books.

Oh, the places you’ll go when visiting the new Seuss museum

Crews are scrambling to put the finishing touches on the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss, the first museum dedicated to the life and work of the revered children’s author.

The Millennials Issue | Magazine

8 myths and 5 truths about millennials

Think America’s largest generation is just a bunch of self-absorbed sex-crazed socialist slackers? Millennials say, think again.

Recipe: Soba noodles with peas, mint, and sesame dressing

A departure from same-old pasta salad, this refreshing dish is perfect at picnics and cookouts.


Drink beer and travel? Now THAT’S an intership!

Two friends from Massachusetts scored a $12,000 summer internship from World of Beer.

From the Bar

Something to sip outside with seafood, perhaps?

Try this perky French white at Lincoln Kitchen.

Ask Amy

Worker tries to cope with bullying boss

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, go for a walk Monday during their visit to Siena, in the Tuscany region of Italy.


The Obamas vacation under the Tuscan sun as the Trumps work abroad

The Obamas arrived in Italy over the weekend, and cameras have caught them doing all the fun stuff getaways are made of.


CFO of Soup Nazi-inspired company indicted on tax charges

Robert N. Bertrand has been arrested on tax charges alleging he cheated the government out of a half million dollars.

People line up to buy stamps after the dedication of the US Postal Service's new Henry David Thoreau postage stamp Tuesday at Walden Pond in Concord.


US Postal Service issues new Thoreau stamp at Walden Pond

A dedication ceremony took place Tuesday in Concord.

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, meet with students at Chan's alma mater Quincy High School.


Mark Zuckerberg and his wife visit Quincy High School

The Facebook CEO’s wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, grew up in Quincy and was valedictorian of QHS’s Class of 2003.

First lady Melania Trump and President Trump step off Air Force One upon arrival at Rome's Fiumicino Airport Tuesday.

Melania refuses to hold Trump’s hand a second time

Hot off the flick seen around the world Monday, Melania Trump pulled a similar move in Italy Tuesday.

Epstein at Yale Class Day.


Theo Epstein tells grads ‘character matters’

The Cubs president of baseball ops said, “Keep your heads up, and come together to connect and to rally around one another, especially those who need it the most.”

05/12/2017 WOLFEBORO, NH Rebecca Gronski (cq) poses for a photo in Wolfeboro, NH before leading a meditation at a participants home. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

The Millennials Issue | Magazine

Does GoFundMe confirm our best — or our worst — assumptions about millennials?

Created by a millennial from Massachusetts, the crowdfunding site proves the generation has chutzpah.


The only way to avoid getting caught in Trump’s echo chamber

We’re all paying too much attention to Trump, not the issues. Here’s how to muffle the noise.

Irene Li grills soft-shell crabs and wraps them in lettuce with fresh herbs, lime, and fish-sauce mayo.

Here’s what some of the city’s best chefs are grilling for Memorial Day

What are chefs cooking up in their own backyards these days? We asked a few of Boston’s best.


Commencement speaker wisdom

We contacted three of this year’s speakers and asked them: What are three things you wish you’d known when you were in college?

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Recipe: Grilled lamb burgers with tzatziki and spicy pickles

Adapted from Cultivar chef Mary Dumont, this recipe puts a flavorful spin on the classic hamburger.

Recipe: Grilled soft-shell crab lettuce wraps with fish-sauce mayonnaise

In this recipe adapted from Mei Mei chef Irene Li, a seasonal New England favorite pairs perfectly with Southeast Asian flavors.

You’ll flip for these tongs

They are the perfect grilling-season accoutrement.

Seasonal Recipes

Recipe: Roasted red pepper and almond dip

Pantry basics add up to an appealing hors d’oeuvre.

This cookout season’s alterna-condiment

Avonaise: Better than mayo?

The Davis Square Farmers’ Market

What to expect from this year’s farmers’ markets

When it comes to tomatoes, you’re going to have to be patient.