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Love Letters

I don’t think I love her

She’s great to me, my kids, my family, and everyone loves her. I have yet to express love to her though. I expressed it in past relationships, but not this one. I don’t know what it is.

Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors.

High numbers of humpback whales dying off Atlantic coast

Federal officials say humpback whales have been dying in unusually large numbers along the Atlantic Coast.

Ask Amy

She wonders how to disclose family member’s alcoholism

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Love Letters

She kissed her married co-worker. Now what?

They agreed to forget it, but then she found out there was more to the story.

Maple-bacon doughnuts from Union Square Donuts in Somerville.

UberEATS is bringing Union Square Donuts and Toro directly to your door

The food-delivery service launches in Boston on April 27.

From The Bar

What wine to pair with Vietnamese food?

At Marblehead’s Soall Bistro, a German white with “hints of lime and honey.”


Five brews you should be drinking right now

Will you be having the perfect lager or the road trip-worthy double IPA?

From left: Lorrie Higgins, Mayor Walsh’s longtime girlfriend; Mayor Martin J. Walsh; and Huntington trustee Betsy Epstein.


Billy Porter keeps it real at Huntington Theater gala

The Tony winner received the Wimberly Award.

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work.

From left: Theo Epstein, Paul Epstein, Bill Janovitz, REM’s Mike Mills, actor Mike O'Malley, and Peter Gammons at the annual Hot Stove Cool Music concert in 2014.


Hot Stove Cool Music performer calls out ticket brokers for pricey markup

Buffalo Tom’s Bill Janovitz used social media to shame ticket brokers.

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies.


Peter Palandjian honors his mother with tennis coaching endowment at Harvard

The former tennis pro, now chairman and CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corp., is a Harvard alum who was a two-time captain of the Crimson.


Ben Mezrich is a best-selling author; his son is famous for Toilet Trouble

Hasbro’s bump in sales is due in part to the success of the game, and the Mezrich family is pretty excited.

Connections | Magazine

I hope my daughter’s smile will be remembered

In the overwhelming darkness after her death, there have been moments of solace.

Lynda V. Mapes (far left) spent a year in the Harvard Forest studying one red oak and kept meticulous notes. In the oak, climbing instructor Melissa LeVangie (left) shows novice Mapes the ropes. Two webcams keep an eye on seasonal changes in the witness tree canopy.

Globe Magazine

What a year with a single tree reveals about climate change

A century-old oak in The Harvard Forest in Petersham offers lessons about global warming — and life on earth.

The Specialty Food Association’s gold sofi statue.

New England food wins awards

Who took home prestigious honors from the Specialty Food Association this year?


‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’: a cookbook that will make you a better cook

Samin Nosrat provides a master class in the “four basic factors that determine how good your food will taste,” as she writes.

By the Glass

How to support central Italy after the earthquakes: Drink its wine

Producers here rely on tourism, which has fallen sharply.

Danielle Glantz makes pasta in 10 to 12 shapes each day at her shop, Pastaio Via Corta, in Gloucester.

In Gloucester, pasta for the people

At her little shop, Pastaio Via Corta, Danielle Glantz makes food customers really care about.

The dessert tray at Le Dali in Le Meurice hotel.

Paris has changed, but its food is still a comfort

A writer returns to the city she loves, in search of the cooking that has always comforted her.

Love Letters

Says he’s single but lives with his girlfriend

We would see each other once a month, and if I asked, he would always say he is single.

Green curry with chicken at Noodle Market.

Cheap Eats

Where pho meets pad Thai

Arlington’s Noodle Market brings two cultures together.

Lyndigo Spice’s pineapple chutney and This Haiti’s relish hot sauce are some of the items at the Chestnut Hill pop-up market.

Pop-up alert: Market features products from CommonWealth Kitchen

Thirty companies are offering their goods at CommonWealth Kitchen at The Street in Chestnut Hill.

Recipe: Chicken with tarragon-mustard cream sauce

A little easy indulgence for your weeknight.

Baba ghanoush with lavash crackers

The confident cook

Where there’s smoke, there’s baba ghanoush

The broiler is the secret to making this favorite spread with ease.

Arkansas executes Jones; plans 2nd lethal injection of night

Inmate Jack Jones was put to death by lethal injection in what would be the nation’s first double-execution since 2000.

3 African countries chosen to test first malaria vaccine

Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with hundreds of thousands of young children

Alex Gitungano (left) and Leo Ikoribitangaza with Eve Alpern of Berklee College of Music.


Berklee honors Alex Gitungano and Michelle Wu with Urban Service Awards

Berklee College of Music hosted its annual Berklee Urban Service Awards on Saturday.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Ask Amy

Tech co-workers wage Nerf wars in the office

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

A Planned Parenthood location in Boston.

Abortions in Massachusetts down nearly 11 percent since 2010

As the political fight in Washington over Planned Parenthood intensifies, the number of abortions performed in Massachusetts continues to fall.

Should home sellers stash their pot plants before the open house?

The answer depends on whom you ask and isn’t as (um) cut and dried as you might think.

Surgeon general is removed by Trump administration, replaced by deputy for now

US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams.

Anita Shreve


Author Anita Shreve cancels book tour to tend to health

The best-selling scribe reveals she‘ll be undergoing chemotherapy.

Trump Jr.’s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

Donald Trump Jr. will be targeting more than just Montana’s Republican voters when he helps Greg Gianforte campaign.

Style Watch

Surreal styles and people-watching at the French Cultural Center

Le Bal Dada drew a melange of mischievous ensembles to the Boston center’s sixth annual soiree.

Miss Conduct

After a falling out with a family member, should you tell the others?

For a long time, distance helped with family diplomatic relations. But now her offensive brother is moving nearby.

Examiner | Magazine

Fascinating facts about humpbacks and more, as whale-watching season begins

There she blows! Sizing up the behemoths found in New England waters.

Globe Magazine

In the ring with Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes, lawyer and top-ranked welterweight

The Marshfield resident trained in the aftermath of a family tragedy and went eight rounds against a tough opponent this month.

When it’s more than just a bad dream

He wasn’t completely awake, but he was very aware, and stuck in a living nightmare. It was a bout of sleep paralysis.

love letters

Wanting more than sex ...

About a month ago, I asked Joe directly if our relationship was just sexual and he pretty much said yes without hesitation and then left my place rather abruptly.

A $50 donation to The Art’s Room Project gets you a print of this painting by Anne Plaisance.


Artist joins with homeless women on project

Local art installation to raise awareness for stable, peaceful homes

Church Street Marketplace in Burlington.

5 ways to explore Burlington, Vt.

In Burlington, even when it seems like nothing’s happening, something’s happening.

Rococo Artisan Ice Cream

When are some of the area’s best clam shacks and ice cream stands opening?

Here is the skinny on some clam shacks, ice cream shops, and more.

Here, there, and everywhere: Seaside camping in Kennebunkport

Seaside camping just got a retro-chic upgrade at Sandy Pines Campground in Kennebunkport.