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Black walnuts are bolder, and some would day better

Many chefs prefer black walnuts because they add an earthy or slight smoky accent to a savory dish or an interesting nuance to cookies and cakes.

Seafood buying advice from the pros

Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance’s “Who Fishes Matters” campaign suggests seven principles for choosing seafood.

Love Letters

He compares everyone to her

I am angry that one day she wanted to meet my family and kids and the next she wanted no part of them. Where do I go from here?

Four-time Boston Marathon winner Bill Rodgers fed Beau the giraffe at Franklin Park Zoo.

Franklin Park Zoo euthanizes 18-year-old giraffe after health declines

The Masai giraffe, named Beau, leaves behind six offspring — including 1-year-old Amari, who still lives at the Boston zoo.

Miss Conduct

My late dad’s girlfriend wants me to take care of her as she ages

She’s calling me her stepdaughter and wants me to be executor of her will, though we see each other only occasionally.

Love Letters

My crush connected with me — on LinkedIn

Is it a sign he is looking for something deeper?

Ask Amy

Man wonders why co-workers sexually harass him

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

The namesake cocktail at Harvard Square’s Les Sablons.

From the Bar

A chart-topper in Harvard Square

The Les Sablons cocktail is simple, bright, and fun.

Night Shift Brewing’s Passion Weisse.


Six Massachusetts beers to drink right now

With dozens of new craft beers flooding the market every month, it can be hard to know what’s good.

France wants to involve psychiatrists in preventing attacks

France wants to involve psychiatrists in preventing attacks like the one in which a mentally unstable man drove into two Marseille bus stops, killing a woman, the country’s interior minister said Tuesday.

Perspective | Magazine

Let’s stop teaching kids that reading is boring

Novels are great entertainment, so why do library programs make it seem like summer reading is a chore?

Stella Parks


Stella Parks takes on classic American desserts — including Oreos

The author shares both the science and the history behind familiar treats along with recipes created specifically for home bakers.

Avocado toast

The confident cook

The hottest breakfast recipe on social media is toast topped with avocado and a runny egg

There’s a good reason for the sweeping popularity of avocado toast on every breakfast menu. The dish is pretty, healthful, and can be vegetarian or vegan.

Ask Amy

Don’t marry the man who is sharing bed with his young daughter

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Recipe: A simple summer cake sandwiches ripe nectarines in a buttermilk batter

All you need is ripe nectarines to make a simple cake, which could become your go-to summer recipe.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings on Cape Cod as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Jury awards $417m in lawsuit linking talcum powder to cancer

A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.

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Far-right student leaving BU for Ala. to be with ‘more like-minded people’

Nicholas Fuentes, who attended the Charlottesville white nationalist rally, said he sees Auburn University as a good place to continue his activism.

Love Letters

Taper off or end it now?

He claims to still want to be friends, but at this point we can only really send each other memes or dog photos because any conversation beyond that leads to a fight.

Ask Amy

Threatened basketball coach leaves kids in the gym

Advice for the real world

Sebastian Junger


Sebastian Junger to be honored at Provincetown Book Festival

The author of “The Perfect Storm” will be presented with the Rose Dorothea Award.

Pittsburgh’s Brian Dumoulin hoisted the Cup on the ice in June.


Ex-BC player brings Stanley Cup to alma mater

Brian Dumoulin of the champion Pittsburgh Penguins also dined with the Cup on the rooftop of Legal Harborside with friends and family.

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Skip the stress: Elope at these inns

There will even be photos to prove you’re hitched.

Colrain Arthur A. Smith Bridge

The bridges of Franklin County: Handhewn icons of transportation recall a can-do culture

Franklin County’s five remaining spans form a nice cluster that links up in a drive of slightly more than 53 miles on back roads.

Gamble House in Pasadena, Calif., was home of Doc Brown in “Back to the Future.”

Orbitz makes it easier to visit the filming sites of favorite shows and movies

Click on a location on the interactive map or search out a movie or television show you are interested in and find everything from a recap of the show, recommendations for where to stay and eat, how to get around, and specific directions to filming locations.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do, Aug. 21-27

Carnival Day Parade, ParkARTS Boston Children’s Festival, Brew at the Zoo, and more.

Style Watch

Hot outfits match the weather at a fashion show at Liquid Art House

Rhode Island modeling agency The Beauty Within organized the event.

Miss Conduct

Advice: How do I enforce a dress code for my kids’ friends who visit?

A dad seeks a ruling on his request for appropriate attire at home.

Connections | Magazine

A lifelong friendship, from Boston to Hawaii

A homesick Hawaiian and a gregarious Bay Stater forged a bond in college that lasts today.

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

Romney calls for Trump to apologize after Charlottesville comments

“He should address the American people, acknowledge that he was wrong, apologize,” Mitt Romney said.

Dinner with Cupid

Will their mutual dislike for cats lead to warm, fuzzy feelings?

They agree on the critical pet question, and the best way to prepare a steak, but will that be enough for this young couple?

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2010 file photo, a maple tree shows its fall colors in Woodstock, Maine. New England's 2017 fall foliage forecast is very favorable for leaf peeping. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

‘Spectacular’ autumn foliage is forecast for New England

There’s no more drought, the summer has been mild and the leaves — largely spared by marauding gypsy moth caterpillars — look healthy.

Tom Barnes fist-bumps people on the corner of Tremont and Bromfield streets near his coffee shop.

One man, brewing up business

Starbucks has 25,000-plus locations. Dunkin Donuts has celebrity pitchmen Gronk and Big Papi. Boston Brewin Coffee has Tom Barnes, a one-man ad campaign.


Indoor gardens bring veggies and herbs inside

There are a variety of indoor grow gardens on the market that come with everything you need: planter, planting medium, seeds, fertilizer, and a high-intensity grow light.


For fall, a little fancy footwork

Classic Americana detailing makes its way from runway to retail


To keep kids safe on social media, parents have to get involved

It’s a problem parents now face on a more or less daily basis: How do you keep your children safe on social media?

love letters

Can’t stop thinking about her cheat

No relationships really make it from the ages we started going out, and I know she needed space. So why am I struggling so much here?


The military chic of aviators

Randolph Engineering has provided shades for the US Air Force since 1982, and now they offer their specs to the civilian market.

The VIP Lounge | Mookie Betts

The VIP Lounge with Mookie Betts

We caught up with Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts to talk about all things travel.

The author and his wife, Carol, tried out the Megabus to New York City.

A train lover takes the bus: Can’t beat the price for BOS-NYC bus, but what about the user experience?

As much as Amtrak remains the workhorse on the BOS-NYC route, claiming more riders between the two cities than all the airlines combined, travel by bus is growing.

The Bethel Sugar Shack serves soft serve vanilla ice cream topped with small dog bones for canine friends.

The Tip

Where to get an ice cream treat for your hot dog

Here’s the scoop on where to get a treat for your panting pooch, and where you’ll be begging for your own cone or sundae.

Flight attendants say social media is both a positive and negative tool.

Does social media make it miserable to be a flight attendant? We asked.

Passengers’ ability to complain — loudly, publicly, and instantly, thanks to social media — means on-the-job altercations have become increasingly stressful for airline staff. But there’s also a benefit to the immediate feedback.

Turasan “Selda Red”


A delicious red from Turkey, now pouring in Wellesley

Boston-area wine pros are starting to champion Turkish varieties.

My Instagram

Teron Nezwek

Tufts University medical student Teron Nezwek’s Instagram feed has a bit of everything

On-trend home merchandise from Homesense.

The One Thing

The max for the minimum still holds strong

Many retailers are struggling, but off-price behemoth TJX is looking to expand.

Scallop ravioli at Mooncusser Fish House.


Say hello to Moon Bar and goodbye to Tavern Road

Plus: The team behind Worcester’s popular American restaurant and cafe Deadhorse Hill will open American-Korean spot Simjang this fall.