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How to make the Bristol’s Javelina cocktail

Cachaça and gin? The combination might be a new standard.

My Instagram: Nick Guadagno

Between college applications, prom, and staving off senioritis, 12th graders have a lot on their plates. That hasn’t stopped Nick Guadagno from honing his photo skills.

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Les Sablons pulls into Harvard Square. All aboard!

The restaurant comes from a team behind the likes of Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar, and Row 34.

Meet Miss Massachusetts 2017

Julia Scaparotti hosts NESN’s “Dirty Water TV,” has been a Patriots cheerleader for two seasons, and bungee-jumped in the Alps.


Self-Portrait opens, Boston Calling eats well, and other food news

Plus: North Square Oyster Bar is slated to open May 15 in the North End.

Love Letters

‘I snatched my Tupperware away from him’

After a few more dates, I tried to add him on social media, but a google search pulled up wedding registries and pictures. I was shocked and texted him. He explained that he was married and separated, and that it was likely leading to a divorce.

The Menuett movement pavilion in the Toronto Music Garden, with the city’s signature CN Tower looming in the distance.

Toronto Music Garden embodies harmony on the lake

One of the quiet gems of the city park system, the Toronto Music Garden was originally proposed by cellist Yo-Yo Ma for Boston.

Dr. Paul Farmer, cofounder of Partners in Health, with Simmons College Provost Katie Conboy.


Paul Farmer speaks at Simmons

The Partners in Health cofounder shares his expertise and experience with students.

The definitive guide to Montreal at 375

From poutine to parks, a look at the best the city has to offer.

The VIP Lounge with JoJo

We caught up with singer-songwriter JoJo, born Joanna Levesque, to talk about all things travel.

Le Smoking BBQ truck at the Montreal Poutinefest.

Montreal Poutinefest celebrates ‘fries with that’

As the name suggests, it is a gathering of the tribes — or the food trucks, in most cases — to celebrate the aesthetic and gastronomic possibilities of spuds, gravy, and cheese.

Aux Anciens Canadiens.

A food lover’s tour of Quebec City

In Quebec City, young chefs are changing the food scene.

Here, there, and everywhere

Hand over your cellphone or tablet when you check in to the Element Boston Seaport and you can earn a free night’s stay — good for a future trip — if you make it 24 hours without retrieving your device.

AdventureWomen excursions have taken travelers whale watching off Mexico’s Baja Peninsula.

Meet the adventurous woman at the helm of AdventureWomen

Judi Wineland launched and operated Overseas Adventure Travel from a tiny “converted bathroom” office in Cambridge in 1978. Recently, her focus has shifted to women-only travels, leading she and her daughters, Nicole and Erica, to acquire AdventureWomen.

Cyclists on a section of the Island Line Trail along Vermont’s Lake Champlain.

Happy (bicycle) trails to you

In honor of the bicycle’s birthday, here’s a look at some of the best bike trails in the United States, including two rail trials you’ll find here in New England.

Travel Troubleshooter | Christopher Elliott

The Travel Troubleshooter: Why won’t Air Canada let me fly home?

After Reena Roshgadol’s daughter gets injured, she has to change her flight schedule. But then she finds out the airline might cancel her return ticket. Can she fix that without spending a lot of money on change fees?

Stress levels for airline passengers begin to rise at the security checkpoints.


Despite United’s apology and settlement, don’t expect air travel to get any smoother

As the number of people flying reaches record levels this year, stress among passengers and airline staff will only get worse.

WCVB-TV news director Paige Harrison


WCVB-TV reporters told to ‘move it’ while on camera

News director Paige Harrison wants reporters to “start walking and talking.”

Industry hopes Trump will back off food labeling rules

The food industry is moving to capitalize on the administration’s anti-regulation agenda by seeking to revoke Obama-era rules.

Perspective | Magazine

When it comes to litter, let’s be like Mike (Dukakis)

The former Massachusetts governor has long been a one-man cleaning crew. Imagine if we all were.

Miss Conduct

After being laid off, is it OK to skip the office farewell?

A downsized worker wants to bypass the obligatory goodbye party. Plus, what to say when you’ve heard that story before.

Love Letters

I don’t think I love her

She’s great to me, my kids, my family, and everyone loves her. I have yet to express love to her though. I expressed it in past relationships, but not this one. I don’t know what it is.

How to make Tony Iamunno’s A Dishonest Heart cocktail

Otherwise known as drink No. 366.

Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors.

High numbers of humpback whales dying off Atlantic coast

Federal officials say humpback whales have been dying in unusually large numbers along the Atlantic Coast.

Ask Amy

She wonders how to disclose family member’s alcoholism

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Globe Magazine

A Vermont nature diary documents down-to-earth signs of climate change

Are the seasons really different now than they used to be? A Vermonter’s notes over 40 years reveal what can be hard to see.

Love Letters

She kissed her married co-worker. Now what?

They agreed to forget it, but then she found out there was more to the story.

Maple-bacon doughnuts from Union Square Donuts in Somerville.

UberEATS is bringing Union Square Donuts and Toro directly to your door

The food-delivery service launches in Boston on April 27.

From The Bar

What wine to pair with Vietnamese food?

At Marblehead’s Soall Bistro, a German white with “hints of lime and honey.”


Five brews you should be drinking right now

Will you be having the perfect lager or the road trip-worthy double IPA?

From left: Lorrie Higgins, Mayor Walsh’s longtime girlfriend; Mayor Martin J. Walsh; and Huntington trustee Betsy Epstein.


Billy Porter keeps it real at Huntington Theater gala

The Tony winner received the Wimberly Award.

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work.

From left: Theo Epstein, Paul Epstein, Bill Janovitz, REM’s Mike Mills, actor Mike O'Malley, and Peter Gammons at the annual Hot Stove Cool Music concert in 2014.


Hot Stove Cool Music performer calls out ticket brokers for pricey markup

Buffalo Tom’s Bill Janovitz used social media to shame ticket brokers.

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies.

Ivanka Trump’s “Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success” comes out May 2.

Is Ivanka Trump’s new book being buried?

The first daughter’s “Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success” comes out May 2. And that seems to be news to booksellers.


Peter Palandjian honors his mother with tennis coaching endowment at Harvard

The former tennis pro, now chairman and CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corp., is a Harvard alum who was a two-time captain of the Crimson.


Ben Mezrich is a best-selling author; his son is famous for Toilet Trouble

Hasbro’s bump in sales is due in part to the success of the game, and the Mezrich family is pretty excited.

Tony Iamunno in his living room with his collection of spirits.

This guy made 500 cocktails in 500 days

Bartender Tony Iamunno’s project began as a lark. It soon turned into a full-blown obsession.

Connections | Magazine

I hope my daughter’s smile will be remembered

In the overwhelming darkness after her death, there have been moments of solace.

Lynda V. Mapes (far left) spent a year in the Harvard Forest studying one red oak and kept meticulous notes. In the oak, climbing instructor Melissa LeVangie (left) shows novice Mapes the ropes. Two webcams keep an eye on seasonal changes in the witness tree canopy.

Globe Magazine

What a year with a single tree reveals about climate change

A century-old oak in The Harvard Forest in Petersham offers lessons about global warming — and life on earth.

The Specialty Food Association’s gold sofi statue.

New England food wins awards

Who took home prestigious honors from the Specialty Food Association this year?


‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’: a cookbook that will make you a better cook

Samin Nosrat provides a master class in the “four basic factors that determine how good your food will taste,” as she writes.

By the Glass

How to support central Italy after the earthquakes: Drink its wine

Producers here rely on tourism, which has fallen sharply.

Danielle Glantz makes pasta in 10 to 12 shapes each day at her shop, Pastaio Via Corta, in Gloucester.

In Gloucester, pasta for the people

At her little shop, Pastaio Via Corta, Danielle Glantz makes food customers really care about.

The dessert tray at Le Dali in Le Meurice hotel.

Paris has changed, but its food is still a comfort

A writer returns to the city she loves, in search of the cooking that has always comforted her.