Stylish brides (and their guests) are in for a surprise this season. After something of a same-styles slump, says Dan Rentillo of David’s Bridal, designers are “starting to experiment” again. Here are their best new ideas. By Marni Elyse Katz
February 12, 2012 Weddings Issue
A Vermont wedding with elegant style — the scenery! the dinner jackets! — to spare. By Tina Sutton
The new pro-single talk is pushing the idea that marriage is inherently dull, repetitive, and mind-numbing, while being single is full of adventure and intellectual stimulation. That is a whopping generalization. By Alyssa Giacobbe
These manageable improvement projects–from redoing a bathroom to adding a dormer–will increase your satisfaction with your home while adding to its value. By Elizabeth Gehrman
I used to see only what’s wrong with February 14. But marriage made me think differently. By Steve Almond
Dinner With Cupid
Will these two fans be the next Jerry and Elaine?
Braised chicken with dates, jalapeno-date burgers, and a date shake. By Adam Ried
Regardless of which type of date you buy -- Medjool or Deglet Noor -- select plump, shiny ones without crystallized sugar on the exterior.
On the Block
These single-families, new construction and old, offer a variety of features. By Vanessa Parks
Boil, steep, and sip in style with these cheerful accessories. By Marni Elyse Katz
Behind the Scene
Globe photographer David L. Ryan captured this image of a woman jumping over a puddle in the Back Bay during Boston’s more-rainy-than-snowy January.
Tales From the City
Help from a kind stranger, plus following doctor’s orders.
Globe Magazine readers respond to recent stories on the rise of private math centers, why restaurants go defunct, and more.