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Ask Amy

Father’s baiting leads to estrangement

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Love Letters

Fell for a married woman — again

I know it sounds selfish that all I’m thinking about is me. I just don’t want this to happen again.

Maura Kilpatrick (left) and Ana Sortun, authors of “Soframiz,” which was named best cookbook in the Readable Feast competition.

‘Soframiz,’ ‘Black Trumpet’ win Readable Feast awards

Winners of the New England-based cookbook and food-writing competition were announced Friday.

Tom Brady was promoting Under Armour’s “Athlete Recovery Sleepwear Powered by TB12.”


Where in the world was Tom Brady?

No. 12 spent all week posing near enormous Under Armour logos, somewhere in Asia.


If life’s a beach, Massachusetts has it good

The Bay State has 451 public beaches and 731 miles of beachfront.

Style Watch

Fashion spotting at the Green and White Ball

Pretty looks bloomed at the fund-raiser for the Friends of the Public Garden.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do, June 26-July 9

Ban Ki-moon at the JFK Library, a celtic music festival in Cambridge, a pizza party at City Hall Plaza, and more.

Miss Conduct

Enough about the grandkids already

Shouldn’t grandparents have more than one topic of conversation? Plus, 21st-century bathroom realities.

Dinner With Cupid

Blind date: A match made in the Back Bay

Will these world-traveling neighbors find romance just across town?


Why the shade garden is so underrated — and how to create your own

Artfully planted and groomed, it is the most sheltered and cocooning place to be. The hallmark of the shade garden, one horticulturalist says, is its ‘‘intimacy.’’

Love Letters

His female roommate excludes her

They laugh at their personal inside jokes – always initiated by her.

Themed cruises are still going strong and ardent “Star Trek” fans can embark on their own voyages.

Theme vacations come ashore

This phenomenon began at sea. There are ’80s cruises, NASCAR cruises, and cruises for fans of everything from David Hasselhoff to “Star Trek.” The craze has also now reached land.

Children at Halloween near the drain haunted by Pennywise, the evil clown of Stephen King’s “It.”

Join the ‘It’ crowd: Take a tour of Stephen King’s Bangor

In broad daylight, Bangor can seem downright pleasant — idyllic, even. But King imagined evil creeping out of every sewer grate and shadow.

A classic scene on the Grand Canal near Dorsoduro in Venice.

Venice by design: As the Biennale shows, this Italian cityoffers more than gondolas

Venice celebrates 20th-century modernism right alongside the better-known Renaissance art.

Schnitzel with red cabbage prepared at the Kraut Haus.

A German food lover’s paradise in Maine

The inventory has grown from two items, sauerkraut and beet relish, to shelves full of German specialty foods.

Away luggage also features a built-in laundry bag that can be compressed to take up less space.

Luggage goes high-tech to meet travelers’ wants and needs

One has a built-in laundry bag to keep your hotel room tidy and a USB port so your phone never dies. It’s the thoughtful features that count.

Darryl Settles (pictured with his wife, Dr. Lisa Owens), who runs Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen, will take over nearby Slade’s Bar & Grill.


Restaurant openings, closings, and chatter

New places to dine in Southie, Salem, and Brighton.

The One Thing

Palmy weather

This leafy print serves up summer.

My Instagram

Blending skill and chance

Yanan Sui says her photography skills are the result of hours of hard work and practice.

Linda Belkebir models jewelry by Ana-Katarina Vinkler-Petrovic.


Jewelry that celebrates fearless women

Ana-Katarina Vinkler-Petrovic has launched an “Iconic Women” campaign showcasing nontraditional models wearing her ornate, fair-trade jewels.

From left: 7th Wave founders David Strymish and Owen Hawkins, with employee Andre Goguen.


From selling books to brewing beer at 7th Wave

“It might not be as different as I thought,” says David Strymish, who for years ran the New England Mobile Book Fair in Newton. “In the end it’s customer service.”

Travel Troubleshooter: Flier wants to know where’s refund for fare difference?

When Ahlam Shahbel changes her American Airlines flight, the carrier promises a refund of the price difference. But it never delivers. Can she persuade American to do the right thing?

At the Manhattan Beach Pier, the bike path slices between a bed of sea roses and the beach.

Prime people-watching on a California coastal ride

Venice Beach, of course, is where the people-watching entertainment reaches its zenith.

Morro Rock glows in the predawn light as the town of Morro Bay wakes to morning.

Essay: Someone to watch over me

Morro Rock is perfectly still. Steadfast and stoic, it has not budged in more than 20 million years.

book review

Vibrant, dark, and funny memoir of manipulative, explosive mother and the son who loves her

“You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’’ is a fierce howl of pain and a dark hymn to Sherman Alexie’s immensely difficult, indomitable mother.

Here, there, and everywhere

Watch dogs leap from a platform into a 40-foot pool during Cape Cod’s annual Paw Palooza Dog Festival, July 15 and 16, at Dennis-Yarmouth High School.

The VIP Lounge with Jessica Vosk

We caught up with “Wicked” star Jessica Vosk to talk about all things travel.


Just what you need to tote everything to the beach

This new canvas tote from Ame & Lulu comes in four preppy patterns and is large enough for all the essentials.

Watch Tom Brady sumo wrestle in Japan. Yes, you read that right

The video is pretty interesting.

A signed Cartier Tank Model, on display at Christie’s and once belonging to Jackie Kennedy, sold at auction Wednesday, June 20, for triple its presale estimates. Also included was a small painting by the first lady.


Jackie Kennedy’s Cartier watch, painting sold at auction

A small Cartier watch worn by Jacqueline Kennedy, along with a small painting by her, sold at auction for more than triple the estimates.

Derek Walcott, the recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature, in a file photo from 2014.  Walcott died March 17, 2017, on the island of St. Lucia. Now the island’s Walcott House museum has abruptly closed.


Derek Walcott museum shuttered amid funding cuts in St. Lucia

A museum that opened barely a year ago on the site of the childhood home of the renowned poet and longtime Boston University professor has abruptly closed.

Breaking bread on Shabbat after returning to Boston.

Making friends and — maybe — major life decisions on Honeymoon Israel

B’sheret, indeed.

Love Letters

Too soon to move in together?

I just have this nagging feeling in the back of my head that we’re moving too fast.

Prodigy, half of topselling rap duo Mobb Deep, is dead at 42

Nas, who is also from Queens, N.Y., called Prodigy a ‘‘king’’ in an Instagram post. Others also paid tribute to Prodigy, who was often praised for his skilled rhymes and lyrics.

Maternal depression affects approximately 12 million women in the United States each year.

Could these techniques help stave off maternal depression?

The mothers didn’t call it depression. It was stress. Or loneliness. Or “feelings of sadness” after putting the kids to bed. Many didn’t even know they were depressed.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 14: Pedestrians walk by a sign that is displayed in front of the Genetech headquarters July 14, 2008 in South San Francisco, California. Biothech firm Genentech will release its second quarter earnings today and will be relying on the popularity of its cancer drug Avasatin to boost profits. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults — and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision.

‘The Women Who Made New York’ author to talk with women who shape Boston

Julie Scelfo is teaming up with her cousin, chef Michael Scelfo, at his restaurant Alden & Harlow on Thursday.

A premium queen cabin at the Yotel in the Seaport District.

An exclusive look inside Boston’s first microhotel

Boston’s first microhotel opens in the Seaport District, and more micros are on the way.

Globe Magazine

Welcome to the men’s shaving club

A blade-by-blade breakdown of online shaving prices (handles are free with initial order unless noted; some pricing discounts available).

Young man shaving in the morning - silhouette

Globe Magazine

The razor wars have begun and somebody’s going to get hurt

For decades, Gillette has defined shaving. But upstarts like Harry’s may be doing more than getting under its skin.

Love Letters

Wait, her boyfriend catfished himself?

After five years, she finds out her guy made up social media posts from a clingy former girlfriend. What now?

Rye spaghetti at Les Sablons in Cambridge.

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Where would Julia Child eat? We think here

If she were alive right now, probably Les Sablons in Harvard Square.

Ask Amy

Doomsday cult sends relationships to the End Times

Relationship advice from Amy Dickinson.

Most people can’t get closer to this sign than passing it on the Southeast Expressway.


Do Not Enter (yeah, right)

There’s going to be a lot to miss about the Boston Globe building on Morrissey Boulevard, and that includes its roof.

Love Letters

They were supposed to have a summer fling

Since we hooked up, I haven’t heard from him.

Beverly resident Ashley Cogswell climbed to Mt. Everest base camp to raise money for Radiating Hope, a charity that helps bring radiation therapies to cancer patients in developing countries. (Radiating Hope)


She’d never climbed a mountain before but was determined to do it for a special cause

In a year, Ashley Cogswell, an inexperienced climber from Beverly, summited Mount Kilimanjaro and ascended to the base camp of Mount Everest.