August 30, 2015 | The Boston Globe Magazine

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Why Boston is finally embracing high-rise condos

After centuries of being defined by brownstones, Boston is in the midst of a condo tower boom. Is that so bad? By Dante Ramos

When did parents get so scared?

When you were a kid, you probably spent hours outside and unsupervised. It’s not that way anymore. By Melissa Schorr

Game Changers

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These 51 innovative people and organizations did extraordinary things last year, reshaping the way we live and work.

Stylish Bostonians

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

Anthony Tieuli

Juice bars are popping up all over town, promising healing, renewal, and balance in a glass, like these mixtures from Nourish Your Soul.

10 of the best juice bars in Boston

From fresh to cold pressed, the drinks they serve are easy on your conscience.

Versus

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A face-off for elixir-of-life bragging rights.

Miss Conduct

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/MissConduct_logo.jpg Advice: Waiter, there’s a fly in my soup

Do you mention the dead insect? Plus, thirdhand fear.

Dinner with Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/0830_charlotte.jpg Blind date: I spy

Will the secret chaperones sabotage this date?

Connections

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/0830_connect.jpg When it’s time for a parent to give up the car keys

Patty Dann on life, liberty, and the love of driving.

Cooking

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/0830_cooking.jpg Perfect summer recipes with grilled peaches

Add grilled chicken and veggies for distinctive main-course salads.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/0830style5.JPG Make a statement with big, bold jewelry

Bejewel, bedeck, and bedazzle with bold jewelry, from cosmic earrings to geometric necklaces.

Out & About

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A Friday fete in Boston and a 75th anniversary gala for the Music Center in Lenox.

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Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Day-Tripping

What to do in Mystic, Connecticut

With fascinating history, costumed interpreters, an aquarium, and more, the town has charm to spare.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Boghosian_HeadofCharles17_SPTS.jpg Things to do in Greater Boston in September and October

Your calendar of events, concerts, and more into fall.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/0830eat.jpg Where to eat in Greater Boston

A sampling of the area’s best restaurants, from Globe critics.

Comments

Letters to the editor of the Globe Magazine

Readers respond to stories about a football team that changed the rules, unexpected sports stars, and a white dad’s concerns for his black sons.

Tales from the City

A 7-year-old’s view of office work

He knows what he doesn’t want to be when he grows up.

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