May 20, 2012 New England Summer Travel

Salvatore Santone What does it take to become a Disney star?

Why so many kids have come to expect fame, and what parents need to know about the sometimes treacherous world of searching for stardom. By Neil Swidey


The straight and narrow on homophobia

What if bullying isn’t about hate but envy? By Brendan Tapley

Dinner With Cupid

Blind date between two social butterflies

They both love dancing, exercise, friends. Will they be swept away?


Try pan-roasted cod fillets (or another white fish) with potatoes and leeks. Fish with potatoes and leeks and more recipe ideas beyond fish and chips

Fresh ideas for the timeless combination. By Adam Ried

A Restaurant’s Take

Fish and chips at Matt Murphy’s

In Brookline Village, a classic done just right


What makes a great commuter rail conductor?

Frank Teague gets his passengers to look up from their reading, notice the people around them, and laugh. By Doug Most

On the Block

For sale: Homes near the beach

Located in East Sandwich, Mattapoisett, and Brewster, these properties put water within easy reach.

Style Watch

How to wear prints

Bored with dressing in solids? These three locals have wearing patterns down to an art form. By Tina Sutton

Your Week Ahead

5 things to do this week in and around Boston

Flags on the Common, Cadillacs in Brookline, NCAA lacrosse in Foxborough, and more.

Out and About

NICE HAIR: Attorney General Martha Coakley and US Representative Jim McGovern play Callista and Newt Gingrich at the Banned in Boston fund-raiser benefiting Urban Improv, House of Blues Boston on April 27 Events around town

Pols get goofy, health for the homeless--and more.

Tales from the City

The Yankee tax

Striking a blow for Red Sox Nation


Comedian Daniella Capolino weighs her gym membership

The Belmont funnywoman offers a joke.


Letters to the editor

Boston Globe Magazine readers respond to stories from recent issues.