October 13, 2013 | The medical issue

Perspective


Time for a change

After the three-day Columbus Day weekend, a pitch for a compressed workweek. By Jim Braude

Connections


Baring your soul via playlist

Volunteering my iPhone tunes for a music-less spinning class turned out to be an exercise in bravery. By Michelle Faulkner

Your Week Ahead


6 things to do in and around Boston

The Boston Book Festival, Head of the Charles Regatta, a pair of seaside harvest fests, and more.

Style Watch


Mixed messages

Striking a balance between casual and dressed up. By Tina Sutton

A Restaurant’s Take

Coq au vin at Petit Robert. Classic coq au vin

At Petit Robert Bistro, a cold-weather favorite.

On the Block


Route sellers

These homes in Randolph are a short drive to major highways.

Miss Conduct


An introvert’s dilemma

Finding quiet time despite a chatty sister. Plus, negotiating with future in-laws about the wedding. By Robin Abrahams

Dinner With Cupid

Holly Matisis and Vin Matteucci. Here’s the story

They’ve bonded over parenting. Now will these daters go “Brady?”

Comments

Letters to the editor

Globe Magazine readers respond to stories on becoming Bostonian and measles immunizations.

Tales From the City

Of boxes and brass

At Logan, an alarming story about pastries and metal knuckles.