June 17, 2012 The Boston Globe Magazine

10 contemporary works to see now

Some local art museums are beefing up their collections and others are staging more ambitious exhibits. By Cate McQuaid

Robert C. Hinckley painting,

You’ve come a long way, doc

As the publication celebrates its anniversary, we look back at some of its most surprising and groundbreaking events. By Chelsea Conaboy

Your Home: The Guide

Tips for building an addition to your home

Want an extra bedroom or a larger kitchen? If you’re considering expanding, here’s what you must know. By Elizabeth Gehrman

Style Watch

Single-color dressing

The monochromatic look doesn’t have to be boring. By Tina Sutton

Dinner With Cupid

Dinner With Cupid: Blind date between hopeless romantics

They’re both sensitive, loving, and sweet--but will it be too much of a good thing?


Fenway’s legions of dads remembered

Many of the commemorative bricks at Boston’s ballpark hold messages for fathers. By Peter DeMarco

On the Block

For sale: Homes with screened porches

Escape the summer heat in these three properties, in Sudbury, Quincy, and Andover.


$3.8 million: Gallons of gas Americans waste each day by idling, according to the Hinkle Charitable Foundation. Think leaving your car running doesn’t matter? Think again.

Fifth-graders in Lynn take to the streets to explain why leaving your car idling does matter. By Phil Primack


Chocolate chip cookie recipes for Father’s Day

Elvis-inspired, coffee-flavored, and other Dad-pleasing variations on the classic. By Adam Ried

Your Week Ahead

Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band in Universal City, California in 2003. 5 things to do in the Boston area

The annual Chefs in Shorts barbecue, Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band, and more.

Out and About

HEROES’ WELCOME: Students from Dorchester perform in a Memorial Day celebration to welcome home veterans who fought in Iraq, Cedar Grove Cemetery on May 28 Events around town

Doctors, brewers, and a fabulous retail opening.


Comic Kyria Abrahams pokes fun at fighting

The Rhode Island-raised author looks to the animal world for this Twitter joke.

Tales From the City

That age-old story

Fountain of youth? Font of disinformation


Letters to the editor

Boston Globe Magazine readers respond to a Perspectives column on today’s Fenway Park