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The red flags screamed at me

I assumed that because he was 40, he’d be a bigger man. How can I move on from this?

A look at Miami’s new Frost Science museum

With a mission to inspire interest in the wonder and power of science, the new 250,000-square-foot campus is already a popular attraction for locals and visitors.

The Alise Boston is located in the former Chandler Inn in the South End.

Christopher Muther

Boston’s newest hotel dares you to go bare

The Alise Boston offers guests “the naked experience." It’s not as salacious as it sounds.

Joe Yonan in Barcelona.

The VIP Lounge with Joe Yonan

Yonan will be in Cambridge on March 25 at Harvest’s “The Book and the Cook” dinner series.

The Dating Issue | Magazine

In college relationships, ‘caring isn’t just absent, it’s off-script’

Experts say students view romantic relationships as a distraction from preparing for their future careers.

The Dating Issue | Magazine

After #MeToo, college students wonder: What does consent mean, exactly?

An informal poll of Boston students showed some are questioning how to handle intimate situations.

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The Dating Issue | Magazine

When it comes to college dating, the deck is stacked against young Republicans

Conservative co-eds try to keep politics out of their love lives.

The Dating Issue | Magazine

A PSA for parents of college students: Apps aren’t just for hookups

While online dating has long been mainstream, students still conceal it from mom and dad for one main reason.

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The Dating Issue | Magazine

Quiz: Can you spot the fake dating app?

Whether you’re bonding over the things you hate or a mutual canine obsession, nowadays there’s an app for every type of singleton.

Love Letters

Even after five years as part of a couple, I think of an old crush every day

Why can’t I get an old flirtation out of my mind?

Sleds, once unpacked after being used to drag sleeping bags and gear to the yurt, can be used on the local trails at Frost Mountain.

Yurts combine wilderness experience, comfort

Yurts, used for thousands of years by Mongolian nomads, have become increasingly popular backcountry shelters for skiers and adventurers.

Tracy Bain, senior programs officer for the wildlife crime program at the International Fund for Animal Welfare, is based in Yarmouth Port.

How tourists can help prevent wildlife trafficking and poaching

We talked with Tracy Bain, senior programs officer at the International Fund for Animal Welfare, a nonprofit with operational headquarters in Yarmouth Port.

The Bostonian Boston

Here, there, and everywhere

Travel news — and gadgets — you can use.

Travel Troubleshooter

British Airways told passenger to call the police instead of filing a lost baggage claim

After British Airways loses Dhawan Anil’s bag, the airline claims it’s not responsible and that he should call the police. What’s wrong with this picture?

Ask Amy

Teen’s mother is tired of being ‘that’ mom

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

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Study finds obesity robs the tongue of taste buds in mice

If Tuesday’s findings pan out, ‘‘this could be a whole new kind of target in treating obesity,’’ said a Cornell University food scientist.


Night Shift releasing Nite Lite, taking on the Buds and Millers of the world

It’s a little more expensive, but Night Shift’s cofounder says, “It certainly tastes better than a Bud Light.”

Ask Amy

Women MBA candidates are subjects of offensive list

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Bamboo cocktail

From the Bar

From the Bar: Spring calls for the Bamboo

But when daylight savings kicks in, a reminder that more daytime is again the more civilized reality, a lighter drink is in order — a drink like the Bamboo, a fino sherry-based drink that’s floral and dry with just a hint of nuttiness.

United Airlines said it will halt PetSafe reservations while it reviews the service, which lets customers ship pets as cargo.

United Airlines suspends new reservations for pets in cargo hold

United Airlines is pausing its pet-shipping business after mishaps that include a dog winding up in Japan instead of Kansas.

Miss Conduct

Advice: Our niece is in a cult, and we’re afraid to give her money

Plus, I’m too busy for some old friends. Should I tell them or just ghost?

Police, army, and other emergency service personnel examine a car found in Durrington near Salisbury, England, that investigators believe may be connected to the nerve agent attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

EU condemns attack on spy as Britain slams ‘absurd’ Russia denials

‘‘The lives of many citizens were threatened by this reckless and illegal act,’’ EU foreign ministers said.

David Chang with University of Maryland professor Psyche Williams-Forson in a booth once used by Martin Luther King Jr.

What David Chang’s ‘Ugly Delicious’ says about food culture today

And why food television still has a long way to go.

Want to avoid the flu while flying? Here’s what experts say you should do

The advice comes out of a new attempt to determine the risks of catching germs on an airplane.

Love Letters

He sent his ex a Valentine’s Day text

She’s in a different country, so I know he isn’t physically cheating, but I found messages of him saying he “misses her.”

Toscanini’s micros — (from left) salty caramel, B3, and cocoa pudding — are served with and without hot fudge.

What She’s having

Toscanini’s ice cream is scooping at a new Kendall Square location while Central is renovated

There’s something about being cold and eating cold that is bred into New Englanders. That’s one reason Toscanini’s ice cream has fans year-round.

20salsacops -- Boston police officers take salsa lessons on a Sunday afternoon. The dance lessons are open to the public and cost $12 per class, per person. They will be held at 15 Talbot Avenue in Dorchester from March 18 through May 6. (Latino Law Enforcement Group of Boston)

Officers, community team up to learn salsa

As members of the Latino Law Enforcement Group of Boston planned an event for this May, one question made them pause: “How many of you dance?”

Chef-owner Erin French preps at the Lost Kitchen in Freedom, Maine. The little restaurant in a former gristmill is designed with an open concept that invites guests into the kitchen.

Popular Maine restaurant the Lost Kitchen now takes reservations only by snail mail

Last year, Erin French’s little restaurant in a former gristmill received more than 10,000 calls in 24 hours. This year, she’s doing it differently.

Aperol Spritz

Why do Bloody Marys and mimosas get to rule brunch?

If you look at the history of cocktails worldwide, there’s no shortage of hangover helpers to rival the Bloody Mary or mimosa as the go-to brunch beverage. Don’t know where to start? Let your bartender do the thinking for you.

Cameron Stauch


Q&A with Cameron Stauch, author of ‘Vegetarian Vietnam’

When his 4-year-old announced the intention of becoming a vegetarian, the writer realized there wasn’t a resource on strictly vegetarian Vietnamese food.

Rory Lee of Moona.

Getting Salty

Getting Salty with Rory Lee of Moona

The chef de cuisine at Inman Square’s adorable Eastern Mediterranean hideaway started as a dishwasher at the old Bayside in Southie.

Almond-honey brittle.

Recipe: Classic almond brittle with honey is a welcome treat on the Passover dessert table

A nutty brittle with almonds, honey, sugar, and butter is ideal for the Passover holiday.

Matzo frittata with lox, eggs, onions, and ricotta.

Recipe: Bake this Passover frittata with matzo, lox, eggs, onions, and ricotta

The Jewish deli classic of lox, eggs, and onions are all components in this frittata, which is layered with sheets of matzo.

For small toasting jobs, this pan is all you need

RSVP’s new stainless steel toasting pan is convenient and energy-smart.

Munch Madness 2018

Who made it to Round 2 of Munch Madness?

Appropriately for New England, seafood dominated, with Saltie Girl, Island Creek Oyster Bar, Eventide, Ostra, Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar, and O Ya moving on.

Never mistake your glass for someone else’s again

At a tasting, they indicate which of the reds you liked best, they identify look-alike cheeses on a ceramic tray, and will differentiate the milk from the cream.

Lovers of the environment might like Love Bottles

In a concerted effort to reduce plastic, the fanciful Love Bottles are made in the USA with 100 percent eco-friendly glass.

Ask Amy

Dad needs to tell young sons their mom is dead

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Actress Therese Plaehn at Notre Dame Academy.


Q&A with Scituate native Therese Plaehn, who’s back in town for “The Humans”

The actress plays Aimee Blake in the Tony Award-winning play, which runs at the Shubert Theatre through March 25.

An airport worker walks through the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on April 12, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. United Airlines has been criticized in recent days after airport police officers physically removed passenger Dr. David Dao from his seat and dragged him off the airplane, after he was requested to give up his seat for United Airline crew members on a flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky Sunday night. / AFP PHOTO / Joshua LOTTJOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images

Diary of a bad year for United

A list of complaints and incidents against United Airlines over the past year.

Abortion rights demonstrators and those opposing abortion clashed in front of the Supreme Court in January.

US report finds abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care

Getting one without facing delays and false medical information depends on where women live, the study said.

Mary Lou Sudders and Jeffrey Sanchez at the Project Role Model fashion show at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.


Stylish fund-raiser for Big Sisters Association

Guests got gussied up for the agency’s annual Project Role Model fashion show at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.

President Obama and Senator Ted Kennedy walking together outside the White House.


Former White House shutterbug Pete Souza shares photos at Edward M. Kennedy Institute

The photographer shared images from “Obama: An Intimate Portrait” — as well as a few that didn’t make it into the book.


Berkshire Theatre Group taps Nicholas Paleologos as executive director

The former longtime state representative and former head of the Massachusetts Film Office has produced Broadway shows.

United Airlines said last year that it was launching an employee training program that would transform its bloodied and bruised customer service image.

Christopher Muther

Why are people still flying United?

If there is outrage, consumers are not adequately expressing it with their wallets.

Connections | Magazine

One last drive with Mom

A small adventure created a lasting memory for a daughter.