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Raising the curtain on the new Museum of Broadway in Times Square

The first permanent museum dedicated to the history of Broadway highlights more than 500 productions from the 1700s through the present, including more than 20 major exhibits showcasing some of Broadway’s most ground-breaking shows.

TRAVEL

These are some of the best made-in-New England gifts

As always, New England makers have created many wonderful things this year; we only wish we had 50,000 words to devote to their efforts. Here are a few things that stand out.

Celine Dion shares diagnosis of incurable disorder, stiff-person syndrome

Celine Dion announced that she was diagnosed with a rare and incurable neurological condition known as stiff-person syndrome, and that she will cancel or postpone dozens of shows in her "Courage World Tour."

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER

Meet the Gloucester native who shattered the cruise industry’s glass ceiling

Gloucester native Lisa Lutoff-Perlo's career has progressed from selling cruises as a travel agent in Boston in the early 1980s to becoming one of the most powerful women in a male-dominated industry.

GIFT GUIDE

The ultimate Rhode Island food gift guide

Foodies — and friends of foodies — rejoice! When it comes to gifting something delicious to eat or drink, there are plenty of options.

A cat cafe may be on its way to Beacon Hill

Should everything go smoothly, the two-level, 1,300-square-foot space will offer feline lovers the chance to book quality time with about 10 resident cats.

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Ime Udoka and Nia Long split after 13 years, in wake of Celtics controversy

In September, the Celtics suspended Udoka, 45, for a year for having an improper relationship with a subordinate team employee, league sources told the Globe.

The Silhouette Lounge is offering free hot dogs for life in exchange for a tattoo

Six locals have gotten tattoos in the name of free hot dogs.


‘I love her’: Massachusetts woman part of lawsuit against Ticketmaster over Taylor Swift ticket sale fiasco

Darcy Rubino has joined a lawsuit with dozens of others, alleging fraud, multiple antitrust violations, and misrepresentation.

RI ARTS

A local treasure, gone: What happened to the stained glass windows in Pawtucket’s Pitcher-Goff House?

An antiques dealer said they bought them legally. But the home’s current owner insists that the previous owner should never have been able to sell them.

TRAVEL

Sure bets: A non-gamblers’ guide to New England destination casinos

All four boast cocooning hotels, startlingly good art collections, live entertainment, multiple restaurants, jazzy sports bars, and soothing spas. That’s a recipe for a perfect winter escape.

HERE, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE

New Year’s activities, dance on demand, and a great on-the-go bag

Travel news you can use.

THE VIP LOUNGE

Allison Feaster on Spain, having an open mind, and feeling calmer in the window seat

We caught up with the vice president for player development and organizational growth for the Boston Celtics to talk about all things travel.

TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER

I booked the wrong airport, so can I get a refund for my ticket?

When Linda Brucia tried to change her American Airlines flight to tend to her ailing father, she inadvertently booked the wrong airport. How can she fix this mistake?

SURVEY SAYS

Inflation is a big factor in holiday travel this year. (Also: Some people don’t like ‘seeing lights’!)

A recent survey asked readers about traveling for the December holidays and whether inflation and gas prices are affecting their plans — and, for fun, what their most disliked holiday traditions are.

They brought their sick baby to the hospital. Three days later, the state took their kids away.

After the months-long nightmare ordeal, parents Josh Sabey and Sarah Perkins are fighting for changes in the way cases like theirs are handled.