The Boston Globe Magazine | Photos of the Year

Let’s redo lunch

With school back in session, an area group tries fixing the meals students eat. By Louisa Kasdon and Jody Adams

Dave Barry’s 2012 Year in Review

The hits just kept on coming. By Dave Barry

The Weddings Issue

Portland Head Light, Portland, Maine. 5 ‘minimoons’ near (and in) Boston

Does the idea of planning a two-week honeymoon while also organizing a wedding leave you cold? Try a “minimoon” instead. By Marian Daniells

Soundtrack


Boston delivery trucks bring the noise

Listen to the daily ritual of supplying shops, bars, and restaurants. By Scott Helman

Connections

The birds and the bees

As near as I can tell, the old nature metaphor won’t be any help in explaining sex to my kids. By Jack Cheng

Style Watch

Samantha Freedman, jeweler, with her jewelry line Samantha Faye. Sweetest charms

Samantha Freedman designs delicate little pendants with a fun attitude and wallet-friendly prices. By Marni Elyse Katz

Dinner With Cupid


Dinner With Cupid: Going for broke

Two ambitious graduates are focused on their futures. Is there room for romance?

On the Block


For sale: New-construction city homes

Be the first owner of these properties in Boston and Cambridge.

Your Week Ahead


5 things to do in and around Boston this week

Happy b-day Elvis, an interactive light show, toasting fine wines, and more.

A Restaurant’s Take

Pistachio croissant at Tatte

A twist on the almond-filled classic.

Out and About

About 450 guests attended Room to Grow Fall Gala held at the Westin Copley Place Hotel. As seen around town

End-of-the-year galas and gatherings.

One-Liners

Denis Leary makes football forecast

The comedian riffs on Tim Tebow on Twitter.

Tales From the City

New year, new bag of tricks

A brother resolves to be nicer in 2013.

Letters

Letters to the editor

Readers respond to stories about the first successful organ transplant, family bonding via smartphone, the New England Aquarium, the winter solstice, and fire sprinklers.