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Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.
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Lenny DiNardo would like to sell you a house
The former Sox lefty has joined a real estate agency in the Ocean State.
This ‘mommy’ has a childish problem
Will her kindness be occasionally reciprocated?
Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera
The UN is concerned about keeping a cholera epidemic from getting out of control in the country.
Medical marijuana bill in South Carolina bolstered by conservatives
Some conservatives believe marijuana may deter prescribing of opioids or help wean addicts from dependence.
Travel Troubleshooter: It’s been 6 months — where’s my refund, American Airlines?
After Charles Wohlust’s brother-in-law dies, American Airlines agrees to refund his ticket-change fees. But then it doesn’t. What should he do?
How to build a raised bed garden
Growing your garden in a raised bed reduces the threat of lead contamination posed by city soil.
What grade do civil engineers give to US infrastructure? D+
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ report card says Massachusetts roads, bridges, and more have plenty of room for improvement, too.
Guests dress to impress to support the Big Sister Association
Boston boldfacers turned out in force for Greater Boston’s Project Role Model fashion show.
Your Week Ahead
Five things to do, March 27-April 2
The Zombies (the musical variety, not the walking dead type), “The Grapes of Wrath” as climate fiction, gender and opera, and more.
Snowy scenes from New England’s largest sled dog race
Dogs and their mushers sped over 200 miles in Maine for the 25th annual Can-Am Crown 250 sled dog race.
Get ready to see more from ‘Fixer Upper’’s Chip and Joanna Gaines
As if a hit show; an online market; an in-person market; a realty company; a bed and breakfast; and a line of furniture wasn’t enough.
The best dog-friendly inns in New England
Have pup, will travel.
Dinner with Cupid
Blind date: The conversation flows naturally. What could possibly go wrong?
Their four-and-a-half-hour outing must be a good sign, he thinks.
Connections | Magazine
How I came to understand my son’s tattoos
Appalled at first at what he’d done to his healthy young body, I’ve realized now why the tattoos are important.
the one thing
A spa that focuses on the inside and out
A beauty and wellness studio that tends to body and soul
A visit to Frenchie, bringing savoir faire and Sancerre to the South End
This little wine bar is an oasis of neighborhood charm.
Michael Andor Brodeur | tech nomad
Never again having to answer the question: Where r u?
Google Maps’ live tracking update could bring families closer together and push privacy farther away.
Swedish outdoor brand sets up shop in Harvard Square
The name might be tough to pronounce, but this Swedish outdoor apparel brand Fjällräven is streamlined and functional.
Let me be polite, because you aren’t. Please don’t recline.
In my book, unapologetic airplane recliners are on the same page as people who smoke cigars on beaches, talk in movie theaters, and don’t clean up after their dogs.
My ticket entitles me to recline, and doing so doesn’t make me an entitled person.
Let’s be clear about one thing: Those few inches in front of you are not your space.
Can’t get to the museum? The museum may be coming to you
Some of the most interesting items from museum collections are increasingly going on the road, meaning you can see them when you travel in places you might not expect.
The VIP Lounge with Alex Newell
We caught up with actor Alex Newell to talk about all things travel.
The hidden jewel of the Emerald Isle
We settled on a moderately sized city on the west coast, nestled in an inlet along the Wild Atlantic Way: Galway. The hidden gem of the Emerald Isle.
While hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, a life-changing 112 days
Few walks compare to the highs and lows of the scenic Pacific Crest Trail.
This is the art exhibit we all need right now
Miss those forts you made as a kid? “Hideout,” a new exhibit at the Boston Children’s Museum, has just what you (and your kids) need.
Q&A with Andrew Collins, private jet company CEO
Meet Andrew Collins, president and CEO of Sentient Jet.
Besides capturing beautiful street shots of iconic city sights, the 23-year-old Brighton resident is working on a project about female empowerment through dance.
Multicolor metal details make for a thoroughly modern Passover plate.
Reagle music revue raises a toast to the 1940s
If you’re looking for an offbeat way to get out of the house during April vacation, go retro — really retro.
A replacement for Bondir in Concord, an Indonesian pop-up for Wink & Nod, and other restaurant news
Plus: Restaurateur Jack Bardy (Beat Brasserie, The Beehive) has something new in the works.
He’s close with his ex-wife
I started to feel like they were mocking me and having an emotional affair.
A French red that is the first to vanish from the cellar
From Chiroubles, the highest of the Beaujolais crus, this bottle showcases the talents of winemaker Jean-Pierre Large.
Here, there, and everywhere
Head to Cooperstown for an exhibit on children’s book author Maurice Sendak or glimpse the never-before-seen working side of the Vanderbilt family’s summer home in Newport.
Ten Thousand Villages to close two local stores
The fair trade boutiques are part of a global network that allows artisans in 31 developing countries the opportunity to sell their work at stores across the US.
Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer, research says
Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet?
At the Coolidge, Bill McKibben explores the modern resonance of ‘The Grapes of Wrath’
As part of the National Evening of Science on Screen, the environmentalist will explore how the film can be viewed as an artful exploration of climate change.
With revenues down, New England Mobile Book Fair moving out of longtime home
“Revenues have been dropping year after year, and we’ve got to do something,” said the owner.
My two weeks as America’s No. 1 middle-aged loser
I wrote about lonely men — and then came the e-mails from all around the world.
Is it time to make a move?
Our friendship is definitely flirty in nature, but I can’t be sure how he’s feeling. He’s made drunken comments to me in the past about wanting something more than just friendship with me, yet when he’s sober he’s made a point of saying that he doesn’t want to date from our friend group again.
Worried about getting old? Poll sees optimism grow with age
Feel down about getting older? Wish your life was better? Worried about all the problems that come with age?
Talking sex work, ‘Fifty Shades,’ and BDSM at Emerson’s Bright Lights Film Series
Filmmaker and critic Cheyenne Picardo visited the Bright Lights Film Series to talk about her 2013 feature, “Remedy.”
Cat stuck in peanut butter jar gives birth to kittens, dies
A stray cat found earlier this week with its head stuck in a peanut butter jar has been euthanized, but not before giving birth to a litter of kittens.
The kids are far right
President Trump’s unlikely rise to power has fueled a new sect of young conservatives vying to become players in a quickly evolving right-wing media landscape.
Wait, Tom Bergeron is nominated for the Supreme Court?
The ‘Dancing With the Stars’ host looks a lot like Trump’s nominee.
Harry Potter fans can soon eat butterbeer ice cream
Yuengling’s Ice Cream says the new butterbeer variety combines buttercream and butterscotch ice cream.
ABC’s Diane Sawyer to interview Caitlyn Jenner again
Jenner is slated to talk about her first couple of years of life as a woman.