Eddie Cruz (left) and his former Community Art Center teacher Robert “Bird” Bridgeman, who gave Cruz the chance to DJ at  Newtowne Court, hold photos of themselves.

For decades, teens from Cambridge public housing documented the neighborhood

Using borrowed cameras and a basement darkroom they made photos of daily life that hold poignant memories today.

home of the week

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With its mansard roof and the lines and the paint scheme of a Painted Lady Victorian, this four-unit condo building in Andrew Square stands out in a neighborhood of multifamily homes.

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As technology has freed people to work almost anywhere, community work spaces have grown and become like offices themselves.

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Call it the War over Thanksgiving. Politics and religion are no longer the only stressors when gathering around the table.


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There’s hope in the way people and cities recover from terror attacks.


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Take care to not fill children with fear, lest there be no room for the compassion that sustains our species.


Keeping the peace at the holidays

How do I cope with someone who has wildly different parenting philosophies — and is quite vocal about them — without letting this strife trickle down to our kids?

The power of pie

The most successful holiday hosts give their guests what they want. They want pie. And great-tasting pies don’t have to be pretty.

Holiday Entertaining

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Get ready for the social whirl in festive looks for every type of gathering.

Holiday Entertaining | Videos

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/drinks1122sm.jpg Mix up some fun with 5 essential holiday cocktail recipes

Here are some creative interpretations of classic drinks to infuse the season with international spirit.

Holiday Entertaining

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Spread the smiles with these tokens of your affection, from adorable to delicious.

Things to do

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Your calendar of events, concerts, and more into the cold weather.

Where to eat

Where to Eat

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

Game Changers

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

Saving Leo

part 1 of 2

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

Stylish Bostonians

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

Design New England

Design New England

Conquering reality

A family learns that dream renovations take planning and time — and are totally worth the effort.