September 8, 2013 | Fall travel: weekend getaways

Jefferson slept here

Our third president made the small city of Charlottesville, Virginia, a must-visit spot for lovers of history, architecture, and wine. By Daniel McGinn

Top 5 travel mistakes — and how to avoid them

Common weekend travel errors that are easily avoidable. By Stephanie Tyburski

Your Week Ahead

American Repertory Theater's production of 5 things to do in and around Boston

A festival of indie games, expo of upcoming plays, and celebration of Indian culture are all on tap.

Perspective

Chopping college costs

On the fall to-do list? Finding a way to ease the burden on students. By Jim Braude

On the Block

Shore thing

These New Hampshire hideaways are right on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Cooking

JIM SCHERER / STYLING BY CATRINE KELTY Try a little tenderness

Variations on long-cooked green beans. By Adam Ried

A Restaurant’s Take

A grilled chicken sandwich with tomatoes and green beans at Chacarero in Boston. Green beans on a sandwich

At Chacarero, an uncommon ingredient goes a long way. By Devra First

Dinner With Cupid

TRAVIS GRAY Dating by the clock

He was early, she was on time. Will these two ever synch up?

Examiner


Children’s sports injuries: Where it hurts

The most common sports injuries for kids may surprise you. By Hilary Levey Friedman

Connections

Alone at last

Our youngest has moved out and the house is strangely quiet. But there are benefits to an empty nest. By Margaret Bernadette Chambers

Comments

Letters to the editor

Feedback on recent issues, including praise for Alastair Moock, concern over evangelical missionaries, and a spirited defense of the city of Lynn.

Tales From the City

Coming of age at the library

A story from the stacks in Mills.