These 51 innovative people and organizations did extraordinary things last year, reshaping the way we live and work.
The Green Issue
How an MIT professor from Fall River got to the center of everything from climate change to nuclear Iran. By Neil Swidey
The Green Issue
Three for-profit companies — one run by artists, another by entrepreneurs, and a third by environmentalists — hope to make green efforts pay. By Cara Feinberg
Experts weigh in on the buying and selling of real estate with energy-efficient upgrades. By Shira Springer
Plus, a letter writer having a hard time getting along with her boyfriend’s sister.
Easy and unmessy camp-style cooking in your own backyard.
“Slavish Shore: The Odyssey of Richard Henry Dana Jr.” tells an unexpected story about the author and lawyer — and about 19th-century Boston.
Fashions were footloose and fancy-free at the MFA’s “Cheers to Malcolm” farewell party.
On the Block
In these New Hampshire border towns, check out a historic home near the Merrimack River or a funky condo in an old mill.
Your Week Ahead
Boston Comic Con, “Waitress” the musical, a seaside festival, and more.
Readers respond to small college troubles and the Your Home: Summer Living issue.
Tales from the City
A mix-up over “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
A problem with shade over a swimming pool. Plus, worry over a wedding.
Grilled eggplant plus toppings makes for healthy satisfaction.
A widow found her way back to living with help from a new friend.
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A severely burned boy. His devoted caregiver. Their extraordinary journey.
Dining Out reviews
Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.