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Love Letters

She’d like a label, please

I tend to live by the self-help book/dating guide “The Rules,” if you can’t tell.

Love Letters

Sorry buddy, I don’t want to be friends after breaking up

What’s the point, after a short relationship with a bitter breakup, of trying to be friends?

Ask Amy

Family struggles with adult daughter’s vitriol

Advice for the real world.

The Chartreuse Smash at Viale


A refreshing summer smash at Viale

To call a drink a smash is like calling a dessert a cake, which is to say there are countless variations.

Oxbow Brewing Co.’s Saison Dell’Aragosta.


Beer with a lobster background note? Yes, really.

It seems inevitable a Maine brewer would eventually make a lobster beer. But Tim Adams is not a kitschy brewer, and Oxbow’s beers aren’t gimmicks.

Chris Gard, the father of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, finishes reading out a statement flanked by mother Connie Yates, right, at the end of their case at the High Court in London, Monday, July 24, 2017. The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental treatment after new medical tests. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Charlie Gard’s parents ask court to let him die at home

They would like “a few days of tranquility” at home with the 11-month-old before he passes away.

Roof repairs, worker with yellow gloves replacing red tiles or shingles on house with blue sky as background and copy space.

Your Home | Design Refresher

Replace your roof? Patch it? Wait a year? Here’s how to decide.

Now that the drought is over and winter is a few months away, it’s time for New England homeowners to get serious about what’s overhead.

Your Home | Design Refreshers

Empty-nesters seek to banish their home’s haphazard look

Lexington homeowners call in a professional and give her free rein to create a bold new aesthetic.

Jim Burke designed a sitting area off the master suite with a Juliet balcony that offers lovely views of Dorchester Bay.

Your Home | Design Refreshers

A Southie home renovation, passed down from father to son

A construction pro tackles a job close to his heart: the renovation of the home his parents bought decades ago in Southie.

Pendants above the island are fitted with hand-forged iron, and the cabinet hardware is solid bronze.

Your Home | Design Refreshers

In a Cambridge Victorian, lots of art and a room where the kids can get creative

When it came to deciding what to hang on the walls of their renovated home, everyone in this family of six had a say.

By the Glass

French sparklers as effervescent as their makers

Wow a thirsty crowd with bubbly from one of these Loire Valley producers.

The confident cook

Forget an ice cream maker. Make this chocolate gelato in a food processor.

This dark-chocolate Italian gelato, made with milk and bittersweet chocolate, is whirred in a food processor so you don’t need an ice cream machine.


Q&A with Brittany Wood Nickerson, author of ‘Recipes From the Herbalist’s Kitchen’

Nickerson asks readers to consider that food and medicine can be one and the same.

Insider: Escali’s new digital screen timer

For repetitive jobs, like batches of cookies, there’s a memory that recalls the baking time.

Rigatoni at Eataly’s Terra.

Dining Out

Eataly restaurant Terra, where Mario Batali’s spirit abides

It’s like attending a high-achieving kegger inside a very elegant potting shed.

A shared kitchen space for dietary restrictions

Food Revolution in Stoneham is hoping to serve a very particular niche.

The Trustees brings farm’s bounty to city’s neighborhoods

“We wanted to bridge the gap between where our food grows and where it goes.”

Bake deviled crab with a buttery cracker-crumb topping

“Deviled” means piquancy and heat. You’’ll find both in this crumb-topped baked crab, made with Old Bay, mustard, Worcestershire, hot sauce, and cayenne pepper.

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Ask Amy

Bipolar adult needs mom to acknowledge illness

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Seasonal Recipes

Fresh corn salad is one of the joys of summer

Remove kernels from fresh corn cobs, blanch briefly, and toss with a chile pepper, lots of fresh herbs, and some red onion. Fresh corn salad is best with local corn in summer.

Girl’s HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.

Brian Stratton


Musicians donate time, talent to benefit ALS ONE

Marshfield musician-producer Brian Stratton is behind a new charity CD.

Primera Air will launch with some fares as low as $99 from Boston nonstop to Europe.

Christopher Muther

Discount airline Primera launches with $99 fares to Europe

The Denmark and Latvia-based Primera will go up against budget carriers such as Norwegian and WOW airlines at Logan.

Connie Yates (left) and Chris Gard arrived at the High Court in London today.

Charlie Gard’s parents withdraw appeal to treat the infant

Their lawyer says Chris Gard and Connie Yates are withdrawing their appeal to court orders saying Charlie’s treatment should end.

Medical marijuana is rolled into a joint in Belfast, Maine.

Grass for trash: Marijuana business offers free weed on cleanup day

Dennis Meehan, the owner of Summit Medical Marijuana, offered residents who collected trash in Gardiner Saturday some free flower.

Ask Amy

Restaurant friends have unsettling encounter

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

(FILES) This photo taken on August 25, 2010 in Johannesburg shows former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela in a handout photograph released by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Nelson Mandela

Book about Nelson Mandela’s medical treatment stirs dispute

The retired doctor, Vejay Ramlakan, said the Mandela family had requested that the book be written.

Charlie Gard protesters rally as hospital reports threats

Activists gathered outside the London court where legal proceedings will resume Monday with new medical evidence expected.

Radoslaw Czerkawski appeared in court in October 2013.

‘Puppy Doe’ abuse trial set to start on Tuesday

Radoslaw Czerkawski is charged with abusing a dog so severely that it had to be euthanized.

NYC warns about possible rabid squirrel after five people bitten

There were five reports of people being bitten by an unusually aggressive squirrel in Prospect Park in a span of a few days last week.

Summer of ’67

50 years ago, home design got its groove on

In the Summer of Love, people expressed themselves through design with orange carpets, giant daisy decals, and inflatable furniture.


‘Canines and Cocktails’ keep pups, humans cool at Seaport Hotel

Two-legged creatures enjoyed frosty and refreshing cocktails while their pups frolicked and feasted on specially made treats.

The mantelpiece discovered in a Beacon Street basement by Heidi Pribell


Recovered mantelpiece makes its way from Tuscany to the MFA

Boston interior designer Heidi Pribell found “a diamond in the rough.”

Miss Conduct

Advice: A wedding invitation from friends who’ve been ignoring us

Plus, what do you do when a sibling is dating someone who hangs a Nazi flag in his home?

 Mediterranean-Style  Seafood Salad

Cooking | Magazine

Recipes: Three tasty options for summer seafood salad

Choose your favorite flavor: light and lemony, perfectly creamy, or hot and sour.

Style Watch

Fashion-spotting at the MFA’s Summer Party

Matisse-worthy hues and textiles light up a chic soiree at the Boston museum.

Judd Apatow returns to his standup roots with two performances at The Wilbur.

Your Week Ahead

Things to do, July 24-30

Judd Apatow at The Wilbur, African Festival on the Greenway, Woods Hole Film Festival, and more.

Love Letters

A karaoke night crush

Even though we circulate separately to talk with other people, we always end up talking to each other by the end of the night.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘He suggested we go . . . get bourbon milkshakes’

One of them felt some sort of spark. Will the other follow suit?

Dear United, before another scandal goes viral, why not offer passengers some ... creative benefits?

Before you issue another meaningless apology, think about offering flyers options that reflect the realities of air travel today.

love letters by meredith goldstein

Should they move in after long-distance?

He wants to live together, and I am leaning toward it, but I’m worried about taking this step too soon. The two-week periods of living in each other’s apartments were easy, but I don’t know if that means we’re ready.

Is your yard bee-friendly?

More people are looking for ways to make their yards and gardens safe and welcoming to bees. But could you be harming the pollinators without realizing it?

Life is Beautiful festival in downtown Las Vegas

Christopher Muther

A man from Malden is helping to change the face of Vegas

A once seedy section of Vegas has found new life thanks to Boston native Ryan Doherty.

Guests to Halycon Farm can stay in one, or both, of two private rooms.

At a small Brewster farm, a chance to stay where your food is grown

Staying at Halcyon Farm isn’t just about having a place to sleep, it’s about having an experience.

Construction workers are a familiar off-season sight at resorts.

Solo at Sandals, in a sea of construction sounds and insecticide

In the Caribbean, the offseason is also the construction season. You don’t pay less only because it is 87 degrees instead of 82 degrees. You pay less because you are staying in the aural equivalent of a war zone.