September 14, 2014 | Fall travel: Cool trips for thrill seekers

Cowboy up! Why you should visit Oklahoma City

Hankering for horseplay, old-school steakhouses, and some boot shopping? Then you must plan a trip to Oklahoma’s capital. By Daniel McGinn

On the Antarctic Peninsula, runners face grueling conditions but are rewarded with amazing vistas.

A marathon in Antarctica, truly a one-of-a-kind vacation

Hopkinton to Boylston Street is pretty special. But a 26.2-mile run near the South Pole, followed by penguin-populated excursions, feels out of this world. By Mary Godfrey

Perspective

An open letter to the BSO’s Andris Nelsons

Settle down. Innovate. Stay fit. Some friendly advice for the symphony’s new maestro. By Geoff Edgers

Mo Englander, 80, and son Matt, 36, at a game in Allston on August 21. Bill Littlefield on a father-son softball story

In retirement, Mo Englander was looking to stay busy. So his son, Matt, started him a team. By Bill Littlefield

The secret world of the Dunkin’ Donuts franchise kings

How men like Mark Cafua, Gary Joyal, and Dan Fireman are building empires, regular by regular. By Neil Swidey

Fall Travel: Thrill Seeking

Dogtown trails traverse marsh and woods. 5 haunted hikes in New England: Do you dare?

These paths in Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire will get your heart racing . . . one way or another. By Colin Fleming

Perspective


How parents make teachers miserable

Standardized testing can be difficult for educators, but moms and dads can really make the job impossible. By Colleen Hughes

Connections


The difference a caring colleague made

As I began working from a wheelchair, he helped me keep fighting. By Carol Steinberg

Miss Conduct


Advice: What to do when health discussions verge into TMI

Plus, Miss Conduct settles a decades-old condiment(!) disagreement. By Robin Abrahams

Dinner with Cupid

From left, Van Brockmann and Maggie Kolb. Blind date: Dating can be work

Will these two busy types earn a raise or a pink slip?

Cooking


Recipes for hearty grilled eggplant salads

Combined with hearty ingredients, it makes a satisfying vegetarian meal. By Adam Ried

A Restaurant’s Take

Grilled vegetable napoleons in Canton

At The Butcherie II, a stack of eggplant and more.

Style Watch

0914 Style Watch Daring to wear electric yellow

No playing it safe for these bold dressers. By Tina Sutton

Tales from the City

An out-of-town driver hits Boston’s streets

And finds us helpful and (gasp!) even nice.

Comments

Letters to the editor of the Globe Magazine

Readers respond to stories on Market Basket and bikes vs. cars.