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Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Latest Lifestyle headlines

Should home sellers stash their pot plants before the open house?

The answer depends on whom you ask and isn’t as (um) cut and dried as you might think.

Surgeon general is removed by Trump administration, replaced by deputy for now

US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams.

Anita Shreve


Author Anita Shreve cancels book tour to tend to health

The best-selling scribe reveals she‘ll be undergoing chemotherapy.

Trump Jr.’s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

Donald Trump Jr. will be targeting more than just Montana’s Republican voters when he helps Greg Gianforte campaign.

Style Watch

Surreal styles and people-watching at the French Cultural Center

Le Bal Dada drew a melange of mischievous ensembles to the Boston center’s sixth annual soiree.

Miss Conduct

After a falling out with a family member, should you tell the others?

For a long time, distance helped with family diplomatic relations. But now her offensive brother is moving nearby.

Examiner | Magazine

Fascinating facts about humpbacks and more, as whale-watching season begins

There she blows! Sizing up the behemoths found in New England waters.

love letters

Wanting more than sex ...

About a month ago, I asked Joe directly if our relationship was just sexual and he pretty much said yes without hesitation and then left my place rather abruptly.

Rococo Artisan Ice Cream

When are some of the area’s best clam shacks and ice cream stands opening?

Here is the skinny on some clam shacks, ice cream shops, and more.

Here, there, and everywhere: Seaside camping in Kennebunkport

Seaside camping just got a retro-chic upgrade at Sandy Pines Campground in Kennebunkport.


Kodomo kids shop opens a Beacon Hill location

This version is larger than its counterpart across town in the South End.

Church Street Marketplace in Burlington.

5 ways to explore Burlington, Vt.

In Burlington, even when it seems like nothing’s happening, something’s happening.

Tea at the Langham Hotel.

Hygge: It’s pronouned ‘hoo-ga’ and this Danish concept is sweeping the world

Since Denmark happens to be one of the happiest countries in the world, perhaps they’re onto something.

The author and her friends battled high heat and loose gravel to reach a landmark: the water tower in Bubion, Spain.

a bump in the road

Everything went wrong. Was it Spain... or us?

For 12 years, we, four longtime friends, well past the first or even second bloom of youth, have hiked in Europe — on our own.

Alex Hibbert and Mahershala Ali in a scene from Oscar winner “Moonlight.”

Where to find ‘Moonlight’ in Miami

Enjoy some of the locations used in the movie “Moonlight” on your next trip to Miami

Air Aroma crafted The William Vale hotel’s special scent.

Hotels work with aroma experts to draw customers in by the nose

Yotels all over the world will smell of juicy berries and Ozone; Westin hotels will always smell of woody cedar and white tea. The idea being that brand identity translates to brand loyalty through scent recognition.

Mambo Combo burrito at Yoki Express.

Quick Bite

Sushi meets burritos at the Boston Seaport’s Yoki Express

The restaurant is part of a new cluster of fast-casual dining spots along the Seaport’s Boston Wharf Road, including by Chloe and Juice Press.

Daniel Beaty performing in his play “Emergency.”


Mayor Walsh declares Daniel Beaty Day in Boston

The “Mr. Joy” playwright was honored at the Strand Theatre.

Avi Shemtov in front of his TAPPED beer truck.


A craft beer bar on wheels

Avi Shemtov’s TAPPED beer truck will quench your partygoers’ thirst with kegs from brewers such as Aeronaut, Night Shift, Trillium, and more.

The One Thing

Heist opens its doors on Charles Street

New shop is a little edgy, a little curious, and ready to roar.

Karen MacDonald and husband, David Remedios, at Prague Castle.

The VIP Lounge with Karen MacDonald

We caught up with Karen MacDonald, a founding member of American Repertory Theatre, to talk about all things travel.

Les Sablons


Les Sablons opens, Legal Fish Bowl debuts, and Flour grows (again)

Plus: The people behind Il Casale and dante are planning something new.

A crowd on Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on 4/20 in 2009.

This 4/20, marijuana advocates have a lot to celebrate

Arond the country, pot enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed.

Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino

A Starbucks barista posted a (now-deleted) video to Twitter hoping to make orders for the coffee chain’s buzzed about Unicorn Frappuccino disappear.

Trump administration opens door to demanding work for Medicaid

Work requirements for Medicaid could lead to major changes in the social safety net under President Donald Trump.

Mike’s Pastry opens in Somerville

Mike’s Pastry, the iconic North End bakery famous for its cannoli, opened a location in the burgeoning Assembly Row retail district today.


Gronk fist bumps Trump

The Patriots tight end looked happy to be in the White House.

Chef Barbara Lynch at her No.9 Park.

Chef Barbara Lynch named one of Time’s most influential people in the world

The South Boston native is the only chef on this year’s list.

Travelers walk through the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on April 12, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. United Airlines has been criticized in recent days after airport police officers physically removed passenger Dr. David Dao from his seat and dragged him off the airplane, after he was requested to give up his seat for United Airline crew members on a flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky Sunday night. / AFP PHOTO / Joshua LOTTJOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images

Perspective | Magazine

There’s a simple solution to preventing fiascoes like United’s, says kayak.com’s cofounder

Paul English offers his take on the airline’s recent customer service fiasco.

At Yale, a meeting of anti-Trump mental health professionals

A group of mental health professionals that believe President Donald Trump is mentally unfit to be president is convening at Yale despite criticism from both Trump supporters and professionals working in their field.

Trump signs bill extending private-sector health care program for vets

The program lets some veterans seek medical care in the private sector. President Donald Trump signed the bill as part of an effort to deliver on a campaign promise.

Love Letters

Trying to share a life with a loner

He is not antisocial from a personality standpoint — he has an engaging and bright personality — but he participates very sparingly in family events.

Trump with Bill Belichick at the ceremony.


‘Where’s Danny?’ asks Trump. ‘In the GYM!’ replies Amendola.

In a now-deleted tweet, Danny Amendola said that he had a funeral to attend and couldn’t go to the White House ceremony.


Local publisher catching flak for kids book about communism

“Communism for Kids” from MIT Press is an attempt to indoctrinate children, say some conservatives.

Love Letters

Her longtime flame claims innocence about a Tinder ad

He claims he’s not using the dating app, but something seems fishy on his phone.

Jose Sanchez with his wife, Dulce, at Davio’s in the Back Bay Sunday.


Athletes around town

A roundup of celebrity sightings and other news of note.


Revisiting Heady Topper, with new perspective

Recalling a 2013 visit to Waterbury, Vt., and a recent taste test against Trillium’s Scaled Up double IPA.

The Sumo at Red Lantern

From the Bar

How to make Red Lantern’s Sumo cocktail

It’s time for grapefruit and bubbles.

Ask Amy

Exhausted mother deserves husband’s support

He promises to do more, but then doesn’t. If I get angry, he checks out or acts as though I have behaved badly. I have no perspective on whether I am asking too much.

Les Sablons in Harvard Square.


Les Sablons opens in Harvard Square

The restaurant began serving on Tuesday.

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Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

The 92-year-old has been hospitalized since Friday for observation because of a persistent cough.

David Ortiz and Kelly Buckley, a seven-time Boston Marathon runner from the South End.


David Ortiz toasts Boston Marathon runners

The retired Red Sox slugger hosted a post-race soiree at Strega Waterfront on Monday night.

The ‘‘Unicorn Frappuccino.’’

What is this new ‘Unicorn’ drink from Starbucks?

Starbucks is calling a limited-time beverage that changes colors and flavors with a stir of the straw a “Unicorn Frappuccino.”

You’ll soon be able to sip a beer on the Greenway

The open-air space, slated to open in June, will have views of Boston Harbor and several Trillium beers on tap.

In the high-risk restaurant business, how do chef-owners actually make a living?

Eggs for dinner, round-the-clock hours, roommates for life, and other less-than-glamorous tales from people who love what they do.

Miss Conduct

Do I have to wish every Facebook friend a happy birthday?

Am I the only one who thinks trite messages are worse than nothing at all?