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An online music video also features Pops personalities with their own families. Conductor Keith Lockhart is pictured here with his mom, Marilyn.

Watch: Boston Pops and Dropkick Murphys dedicate this sea shanty ‘To Our Darlin’ Mothers’

An online music video also features Pops personalities with their own families.

A love letter that John F. Kennedy wrote to a Swedish paramour a few years after he married Jacqueline Bouvier.

‘I miss you’: JFK’s intimate letters to Swedish mistress up for auction

The then-US senator from Massachusetts penned the eight page-collection — one full letter and two partial messages on government letterhead — to Gunilla von Post between 1955 and 1956, a few years into his marriage to Jackie Kennedy.

The famous scientist will be honored Saturday during a virtual Zoo New England gala.

Jane Goodall on the pandemic’s wake-up call: ‘We need a new relationship with the natural world’

The famous scientist will be honored Saturday during a virtual Zoo New England gala.

Love Letters

Should I date one of my best friends?

Is is worth the risk to try to date a best friend? Help this letter writer decide.

IN THE FAMILY WAY
Mom jeans.

Mom jeans make a comeback — to the chagrin of actual moms

Call it the sisterhood of the unflattering pants. This Mother’s Day, wear whatever makes you comfortable.

The Wajer 77 Yacht.

Tom Brady snags new 77-foot yacht with an estimated price tag of $6 million

Looks like the GOAT needs a bigger boat.

TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER

Owner and Airbnb disagree on refund for rental. Who’s right?

Carl Baeuerlen canceled his vacation rental in Lanai, Hawaii. But Airbnb said he can’t get his money back. The owner said that’s wrong.

THE VIP LOUNGE
T Lawrence-Simon in Krka National Park in Croatia with friends Zoe Backwell (left) and Nicola Moran (right).

From circus performer to TV baker, his life is a juggling act

T Lawrence-Simon did well on Food Network Canada’s “Great Chocolate Showdown,” and American audiences will soon get to see for themselves. We caught up with him to talk about all things travel.


TABLES
The spread at the South End's Brasserie.

Venice Pizza returns to Dorchester, Comfort Kitchen pops up in Jamaica Plain, and Brasserie says bonjour to Harrison Avenue

Restaurant news you can use.

QUICK BITE
Torta Victoria at La Victoria taqueria in Belmont.

Belmont Center gets a tasty, efficient taqueria

La Victoria opens a third location, serving tacos and tortas.

The work of Shen Wei (above) inspired "Meditations on the Power of Community," a short film commenting on his paintings. Film director Lenora Lee is hosting a Q&A about her creation in the coming weeks, during AAPI Heritage Month.

How to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

A look at eight events and series that nod to the past, present, and future of the country’s AAPI community.

BOOKS
Caroline Kautsire donated copies of her memoir "What Kind of Girl" to libraries in Weymouth.

‘What Kind of Girl’ author shares her story — and her book

Caroline Kautsire came to the Boston area from Malawi when she was 17, and now she’s donating her memoir to libraries across Massachusetts.

Love Letters

After losing my wife, I might be ready to meet someone new

"After a storybook romance spanning 35 years of marriage and four children, I lost my wife to cancer almost a year ago." Help this reader figure out what's next.

HERE, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE
Miraval Berkshires’ 30-day summer camp gives you the time and space to fully reset. And it comes with an adult price tag.

A historic hotel reopens, ‘Golden Girls’ fans set sail, and a cooler cooler

Travel news you can use.

TELEVISION
Emma D'Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen in the first images from the upcoming HBO series, "House of the Dragon."

First photos from ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel, ‘House of the Dragon,’ released and we’re here for it

Tantalizing signs of new shows and long-awaited TV returns are starting to emerge, including the first official photos from the upcoming “Game of Thrones” prequel, “House of the Dragon,” and casting news about "Succession" Season 3.

Partner’s online gaming causes serious rift

Advice from Amy Dickinson.