May 17, 2015 | The Boston Globe Magazine

Nick LaVecchia

Summer Travel

What are the best beaches in New England?

Love tide pools? Hate crowds? Looking for pirate treasure? There’s a beach for that. By Patricia Harris and David Lyon


Twenty-five years ago, the first salmon caught in Maine’s Penobscot River during the 1990 fishing season was a White House photo op for President George H.W. Bush, left, and Vice President Dan Quayle. // Barry Thumma/Associated Press/File


An Atlantic salmon. // Edward Westmacott/Shutterstock


The Penobscot is the second largest river system in New England. // Stephen G. Page/Shutterstock



Map from Down East Books

Barry Thumma/Associated Press/File

Summer Travel

Politics, preservation, and salmon fishing

An annual rite of the Penobscot River sporting world brought a Maine angler and the year’s first Atlantic salmon to a president’s doorstep. By Catherine Schmitt

Marriage equality is great. Now how about equality for singles?

Eleven years after same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, a voice for the unmarried. By James Lopata

From the upcoming issue

Perspective

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/15/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/shutterstock_99045317.jpg What can’t grads afford because of student loans? Kids, for one.

Crushing debt is making a generation put off living their lives.

Saving Leo

part 1 of 2

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Needham05-1745-U804218298011zEF--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg A severely burned boy finds hope in Boston

A severely burned boy. His devoted caregiver. Their extraordinary journey.

Stylish Bostonians

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/07/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Graciela_Riveras_05-U802156260026cwB--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg 2015 Most Stylish Bostonians

From fashionistas to legal scholars, these tastemakers reveal how they set the city’s trends.

Dining capsules

Dining Out reviews

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/diningout4-3603.jpg Where should you eat this week?

Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/front%202.jpg For sale: Homes in Westport and Fairhaven

Getaway options on the South Coast.

Dinner With Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/13/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cupid-1-1893.jpg Blind Date: A funny feeling

Will these two improv comedians say yes to romance?

Connections

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/final.jpg Savoring slow morning walks with my preschooler

A working mom lets go of the urge to rush.

Tales from the City

The case of the missing oregano

A mix-up at Home Depot makes for two surprised gardeners.

Cooking

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/MAG0517_CookingA.jpg Recipes for two Italian classics with peas

Cream and a touch of green make for a richly satisfying meal.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/MAG0517_StyleA.jpg A Boston pied-a-terre has a boutique hotel vibe

The condo in a historic town house blends old and new.

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