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Lynda V. Mapes (far left) spent a year in the Harvard Forest studying one red oak and kept meticulous notes. In the oak, climbing instructor Melissa LeVangie (left) shows novice Mapes the ropes. Two webcams keep an eye on seasonal changes in the witness tree canopy.

Globe Magazine

What a year with a single tree reveals about climate change

A century-old oak in The Harvard Forest in Petersham offers lessons about global warming — and life on earth.

Connections | Magazine

I hope my daughter’s smile will be remembered

In the overwhelming darkness after her death, there have been moments of solace.

Paris has changed, but its food is still a comfort

A writer returns to the city she loves, in search of the cooking that has always comforted her.

Green curry with chicken at Noodle Market.

Cheap Eats

Where pho meets pad Thai

Arlington’s Noodle Market brings two cultures together.

The Specialty Food Association’s gold sofi statue.

New England food wins awards

Who took home prestigious honors from the Specialty Food Association this year?


‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’: a cookbook that will make you a better cook

Samin Nosrat provides a master class in the “four basic factors that determine how good your food will taste,” as she writes.

Lyndigo Spice’s pineapple chutney and This Haiti’s relish hot sauce are some of the items at the Chestnut Hill pop-up market.

Pop-up alert: Market features products from CommonWealth Kitchen

Thirty companies are offering their goods at CommonWealth Kitchen at The Street in Chestnut Hill.

By the Glass

How to support central Italy after the earthquakes: Drink its wine

Producers here rely on tourism, which has fallen sharply.

Recipe: Chicken with tarragon-mustard cream sauce

A little easy indulgence for your weeknight.

Baba ghanoush with lavash crackers

The confident cook

Where there’s smoke, there’s baba ghanoush

The broiler is the secret to making this favorite spread with ease.

Arkansas executes Jones; plans 2nd lethal injection of night

Inmate Jack Jones was put to death by lethal injection in what would be the nation’s first double-execution since 2000.

3 African countries chosen to test first malaria vaccine

Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with hundreds of thousands of young children

Alex Gitungano (left) and Leo Ikoribitangaza with Eve Alpern of Berklee College of Music.


Berklee honors Alex Gitungano and Michelle Wu with Urban Service Awards

Berklee College of Music hosted its annual Berklee Urban Service Awards on Saturday.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Ask Amy

Tech co-workers wage Nerf wars in the office

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

A Planned Parenthood location in Boston.

Abortions in Massachusetts down nearly 11 percent since 2010

As the political fight in Washington over Planned Parenthood intensifies, the number of abortions performed in Massachusetts continues to fall.

Should home sellers stash their pot plants before the open house?

The answer depends on whom you ask and isn’t as (um) cut and dried as you might think.

Surgeon general is removed by Trump administration, replaced by deputy for now

US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams.

Anita Shreve


Author Anita Shreve cancels book tour to tend to health

The best-selling scribe reveals she‘ll be undergoing chemotherapy.

Trump Jr.’s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

Donald Trump Jr. will be targeting more than just Montana’s Republican voters when he helps Greg Gianforte campaign.

Style Watch

Surreal styles and people-watching at the French Cultural Center

Le Bal Dada drew a melange of mischievous ensembles to the Boston center’s sixth annual soiree.

Miss Conduct

After a falling out with a family member, should you tell the others?

For a long time, distance helped with family diplomatic relations. But now her offensive brother is moving nearby.

Examiner | Magazine

Fascinating facts about humpbacks and more, as whale-watching season begins

There she blows! Sizing up the behemoths found in New England waters.

Globe Magazine

In the ring with Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes, lawyer and top-ranked welterweight

The Marshfield resident trained in the aftermath of a family tragedy and went eight rounds against a tough opponent this month.

When it’s more than just a bad dream

He wasn’t completely awake, but he was very aware, and stuck in a living nightmare. It was a bout of sleep paralysis.

love letters

Wanting more than sex ...

About a month ago, I asked Joe directly if our relationship was just sexual and he pretty much said yes without hesitation and then left my place rather abruptly.

A $50 donation to The Art’s Room Project gets you a print of this painting by Anne Plaisance.


Artist joins with homeless women on project

Local art installation to raise awareness for stable, peaceful homes

Church Street Marketplace in Burlington.

5 ways to explore Burlington, Vt.

In Burlington, even when it seems like nothing’s happening, something’s happening.

Rococo Artisan Ice Cream

When are some of the area’s best clam shacks and ice cream stands opening?

Here is the skinny on some clam shacks, ice cream shops, and more.

Here, there, and everywhere: Seaside camping in Kennebunkport

Seaside camping just got a retro-chic upgrade at Sandy Pines Campground in Kennebunkport.


Kodomo kids shop opens a Beacon Hill location

This version is larger than its counterpart across town in the South End.

My Instagram

An Instagrammer goes back to film, slowing down his process and observations

Jake Belcher, 35, has shown his digital photo abilities as a freelance photojournalist and a portrait photographer.

Tea at the Langham Hotel.

Hygge: It’s pronouned ‘hoo-ga’ and this Danish concept is sweeping the world

Since Denmark happens to be one of the happiest countries in the world, perhaps they’re onto something.

The author and her friends battled high heat and loose gravel to reach a landmark: the water tower in Bubion, Spain.

a bump in the road

Everything went wrong. Was it Spain... or us?

For 12 years, we, four longtime friends, well past the first or even second bloom of youth, have hiked in Europe — on our own.

Alex Hibbert and Mahershala Ali in a scene from Oscar winner “Moonlight.”

Where to find ‘Moonlight’ in Miami

Enjoy some of the locations used in the movie “Moonlight” on your next trip to Miami

Air Aroma crafted The William Vale hotel’s special scent.

Hotels work with aroma experts to draw customers in by the nose

Yotels all over the world will smell of juicy berries and Ozone; Westin hotels will always smell of woody cedar and white tea. The idea being that brand identity translates to brand loyalty through scent recognition.

Mambo Combo burrito at Yoki Express.

Quick Bite

Sushi meets burritos at the Boston Seaport’s Yoki Express

The restaurant is part of a new cluster of fast-casual dining spots along the Seaport’s Boston Wharf Road, including by Chloe and Juice Press.

Daniel Beaty performing in his play “Emergency.”


Mayor Walsh declares Daniel Beaty Day in Boston

The “Mr. Joy” playwright was honored at the Strand Theatre.

Avi Shemtov in front of his TAPPED beer truck.


A craft beer bar on wheels

Avi Shemtov’s TAPPED beer truck will quench your partygoers’ thirst with kegs from brewers such as Aeronaut, Night Shift, Trillium, and more.

The One Thing

Heist opens its doors on Charles Street

New shop is a little edgy, a little curious, and ready to roar.

Karen MacDonald and husband, David Remedios, at Prague Castle.

The VIP Lounge with Karen MacDonald

We caught up with Karen MacDonald, a founding member of American Repertory Theatre, to talk about all things travel.

Les Sablons


Les Sablons opens, Legal Fish Bowl debuts, and Flour grows (again)

Plus: The people behind Il Casale and dante are planning something new.

A crowd on Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on 4/20 in 2009.

This 4/20, marijuana advocates have a lot to celebrate

Arond the country, pot enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed.

Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino

A Starbucks barista posted a (now-deleted) video to Twitter hoping to make orders for the coffee chain’s buzzed about Unicorn Frappuccino disappear.

Trump administration opens door to demanding work for Medicaid

Work requirements for Medicaid could lead to major changes in the social safety net under President Donald Trump.

Mike’s Pastry opens in Somerville

Mike’s Pastry, the iconic North End bakery famous for its cannoli, opened a location in the burgeoning Assembly Row retail district today.