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I saw my friend’s dad at a bar

He was with someone younger than my friend!


The one where we try Central Perk

The “Friends”-inspired coffeehouse lands on Newbury Street. What is it like?


Inside the middle-class world of college budgeting

“It’s like buying a pair of leggings. Are you going to buy the $130 ones at Lululemon? Or are the $19 ones in Marshalls going to last you just as long?” We talk to the experts.

Census Bureau wants to change how it asks about disabilities. Some advocates don’t like it.

The US Census Bureau wants to change how it asks people about disabilities, and some advocates don’t like where things are heading.

Chronic fatigue syndrome is more common than some past studies suggest, CDC says

Health officials are releasing the first nationally representative estimate of how many US adults have chronic fatigue syndrome: 3.3 million.

Coral Reefer Band members honor Jimmy Buffett ahead of Christmas benefit concert in Cambridge

Peter and Jim Mayer will perform on stage together for the first time since Buffett’s death at the upcoming show.


New York is great at the holidays. In the dead of winter, it’s even better.

The city is all decked out for Christmas, but come January, food, lodging, and shows are an absolute bargain.

A milestone for Notre Dame: 1 year until cathedral reopens to public after devastating fire

The restoration of Notre Dame hits a milestone Friday: one year until the cathedral reopens its huge doors to the public, on Dec. 8, 2024.

Andrea Bocelli postpones TD Garden performance just before show, citing ‘health challenges’

TD Garden said in a social media post on Wednesday evening that the 65-year-old Italian tenor's performance “has been rescheduled due to health challenges.”

Checking in on Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen, one year after divorce

As Brady podcasts and Bündchen practices martial arts, Us Weekly reports the pair is going about co-parenting in a “really mature way.”


If he proposed right now, I’d say no

“Are relationships supposed to be this hard?”


New Haven classic Sally’s Apizza prepares to slice into Woburn; Blackbird Doughnuts fills a hole in Watertown’s sweets scene

Plus, Hook + Line anchors in the Seaport and other restaurant news you can use.


I’m still waiting on a refund from a canceled pandemic flight

Where is Erika Eng’s $994? She booked tickets from Washington, D.C., to Paris in 2020. British Airways canceled her flight, but never refunded the money.


A Green Mountains escape, a California escape, and a kit with road trip essentials

Travel news you can use.


Comedian Alex Edelman on London, Butterfingers, and why ‘you gotta see the show’

We caught up with the Brookline native ahead of his one-man comedy show “Just for Us” at the Emerson Colonial Theatre to talk about all things travel.


The latest ski and snowboard gear for all your outdoor adventures

These days, a lot of winter sports gear incorporates materials that are better for our health and our planet. Gear companies are also banding together to raise awareness of environmental and indigenous issues, and to support underserved communities. Here are some of our favorites.