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A think tank for food
Boston’s first Food Tank Summit features talks and panel discussions centered around food security, agriculture, policy, and innovation.
Pickles for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Rosen’s fermented vegetables are deliciously sour, garlicky, and crunchy.
Recipe: roasted root vegetable soup
A main-course bowl stocked with intensely flavored, caramelized beets, turnips, fennel, and more.
By the Glass
Riesling: How sweet is it anyway?
Entry-level pours from the Rheingau offer both artisanship and everyday enjoyment.
The Confident Cook
How to make whole roast fish, restaurant style
You know that whole branzino you see on every fancy menu? It’s pretty easy to prepare at home.
Recipe: honey-glazed pork
This simple technique yields a richly lacquered roast.
What is the science behind flavor?
Science writer Bob Holmes explores “our most neglected sense” in a book on the subject.
This husband can make — but not take — a joke
Relationship advice from Amy Dickinson.
Bird sightings on Cape Cod
Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
United Airlines claims plenty of reasons to refuse a passenger. Wearing leggings shouldn’t be one.
Rather than be shamed by United Airlines and others, Americans in leggings should be accommodated.
Lenny DiNardo would like to sell you a house
The former Sox lefty has joined a real estate agency in the Ocean State.
This ‘mommy’ has a childish problem
Will her kindness be occasionally reciprocated?
Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera
The UN is concerned about keeping a cholera epidemic from getting out of control in the country.
Medical marijuana bill in South Carolina bolstered by conservatives
Some conservatives believe marijuana may deter prescribing of opioids or help wean addicts from dependence.
Travel Troubleshooter: It’s been 6 months — where’s my refund, American Airlines?
After Charles Wohlust’s brother-in-law dies, American Airlines agrees to refund his ticket-change fees. But then it doesn’t. What should he do?
Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump’s DC neighbors
Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say the Trump clan doesn’t make for very good neighbors.
When an older neighbor recedes from view, is calling the authorities moral — or meddling?
When Billerica police Officer Ivonne Osgood makes a well-being check, her first thought: “I hope they’re not dead.”
Inside and outside the ring with former Boston boxer Sean Mannion
“Rocky Ros Muc,” a documentary about former Boston boxer Sean Mannion, makes its world premiere Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Somerville Theatre as part of Boston’s Irish Film Festival.
How to build a raised bed garden
Growing your garden in a raised bed reduces the threat of lead contamination posed by city soil.
What grade do civil engineers give to US infrastructure? D+
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ report card says Massachusetts roads, bridges, and more have plenty of room for improvement, too.
Guests dress to impress to support the Big Sister Association
Boston boldfacers turned out in force for Greater Boston’s Project Role Model fashion show.
Your Week Ahead
Five things to do, March 27-April 2
The Zombies (the musical variety, not the walking dead type), “The Grapes of Wrath” as climate fiction, gender and opera, and more.
Snowy scenes from New England’s largest sled dog race
Dogs and their mushers sped over 200 miles in Maine for the 25th annual Can-Am Crown 250 sled dog race.
Get ready to see more from ‘Fixer Upper’’s Chip and Joanna Gaines
As if a hit show; an online market; an in-person market; a realty company; a bed and breakfast; and a line of furniture wasn’t enough.
The best dog-friendly inns in New England
Have pup, will travel.
Dinner with Cupid
Blind date: The conversation flows naturally. What could possibly go wrong?
Their four-and-a-half-hour outing must be a good sign, he thinks.
Connections | Magazine
How I came to understand my son’s tattoos
Appalled at first at what he’d done to his healthy young body, I’ve realized now why the tattoos are important.
the one thing
A spa that focuses on the inside and out
A beauty and wellness studio that tends to body and soul
A visit to Frenchie, bringing savoir faire and Sancerre to the South End
This little wine bar is an oasis of neighborhood charm.
Michael Andor Brodeur | tech nomad
Never again having to answer the question: Where r u?
Google Maps’ live tracking update could bring families closer together and push privacy farther away.
Swedish outdoor brand sets up shop in Harvard Square
The name might be tough to pronounce, but this Swedish outdoor apparel brand Fjällräven is streamlined and functional.
Here, there, and everywhere
Head to Cooperstown for an exhibit on children’s book author Maurice Sendak or glimpse the never-before-seen working side of the Vanderbilt family’s summer home in Newport.
Let me be polite, because you aren’t. Please don’t recline.
In my book, unapologetic airplane recliners are on the same page as people who smoke cigars on beaches, talk in movie theaters, and don’t clean up after their dogs.
My ticket entitles me to recline, and doing so doesn’t make me an entitled person.
Let’s be clear about one thing: Those few inches in front of you are not your space.
Can’t get to the museum? The museum may be coming to you
Some of the most interesting items from museum collections are increasingly going on the road, meaning you can see them when you travel in places you might not expect.
The VIP Lounge with Alex Newell
We caught up with actor Alex Newell to talk about all things travel.
The hidden jewel of the Emerald Isle
We settled on a moderately sized city on the west coast, nestled in an inlet along the Wild Atlantic Way: Galway. The hidden gem of the Emerald Isle.
While hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, a life-changing 112 days
Few walks compare to the highs and lows of the scenic Pacific Crest Trail.
This is the art exhibit we all need right now
Miss those forts you made as a kid? “Hideout,” a new exhibit at the Boston Children’s Museum, has just what you (and your kids) need.
Q&A with Andrew Collins, private jet company CEO
Meet Andrew Collins, president and CEO of Sentient Jet.
Besides capturing beautiful street shots of iconic city sights, the 23-year-old Brighton resident is working on a project about female empowerment through dance.
Multicolor metal details make for a thoroughly modern Passover plate.
Reagle music revue raises a toast to the 1940s
If you’re looking for an offbeat way to get out of the house during April vacation, go retro — really retro.
A replacement for Bondir in Concord, an Indonesian pop-up for Wink & Nod, and other restaurant news
Plus: Restaurateur Jack Bardy (Beat Brasserie, The Beehive) has something new in the works.
He’s close with his ex-wife
I started to feel like they were mocking me and having an emotional affair.
A French red that is the first to vanish from the cellar
From Chiroubles, the highest of the Beaujolais crus, this bottle showcases the talents of winemaker Jean-Pierre Large.