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Design New England

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An architect turns his old barn in Newport, Rhode Island, into a light-filled multipurpose haven for family and guests.

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The Harvard Museum of Natural History.

7 post-New Year’s resolutions families can keep

The key to making good on your good intentions is to make them fun.


A steak-friendly salute to her father

Webber Restaurant Group’s wine director blended a red and called it “Patriarch.”


When your beer can is also a miniature art gallery

Collective Arts Brewing showcases the work of young artists on its labels.

Ask Amy

Readers want gratitude. Preferably in writing.

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974

Even as the election outcome intensifies America’s abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974.

Colo opened presents in her enclosure during her 60th birthday party last month.

60-year-old gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio

The world’s first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age 60, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Tuesday.

Stephen Register took to the court at TD Garden with Celtics Amir Johnson (left) and Kelly Olynyk.


Celtics sign a little man

The team made a wish come true for an 11-year-old from Needham.

Marla Maples in Trump Tower in November.


Hair stylist to Marla Maples: No free services in exchange for Inauguration Day ‘exposure’

‘‘I was told they had a $300 budget for both of them for hair and makeup,’’ the hair stylist said.

(FILES) This file photo taken on January 11, 2017 shows Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) as he asks questions during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) for attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. US congressman John Lewis, a civil rights icon, on January 13, 2017 became the most high-profile Democratic lawmaker to announce he is boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration next week, saying he sees the president-elect as illegitimate. At least eight House Democrats have publicly stated they will not be attending Trump's swearing in at the US Capitol on January 20, with several indicating their absence will be an act of political protest against the incoming Republican president. / AFP PHOTO / Tasos KatopodisTASOS KATOPODIS/AFP/Getty Images

John Lewis says he hopes to inspire the fight against injustice

‘‘It is my hope that readers understand we were committed to the philosophy and discipline of nonviolence,’’ Lewis says of his book trilogy, “March.”

Author-political commentator Melissa Harris-Perry (center) spoke at Phillips Academy Monday.


Speakers mark MLK Day

Author-political commentator Melissa Harris-Perry was at Phillips Academy.

The best Boston accents in movies, according to Ben Affleck

“Mine, in ‘Good Will Hunting,’ ” Affleck jokingly said. “Way better than Matt’s.”

Spicy pork bibimbap at K Restaurant.

Cheap Eats

He wants to be a bibimbap ambassador. First step: this cozy family restaurant.

K restaurant serves gently bubbling kimchi stew, tasty LA galbee, and more in Peabody.

The bar at East Coast Grill.

Inside the (re)opening of East Coast Grill

Little has changed, and that’s just how we like it.


He’d rather sleep with other people

“I agreed to try being open because I didn’t want to lose him,” she wrote.

Mamadou Mbaye prepares loaves to be baked at Mamadou’s Artisan Bakery.

He brought his French breads from Senegal to Massachusetts. Ten years later, he is a local institution.

“If you don’t have the passion, you can’t do it,” says Mamadou Mbaye of Mamadou’s Artisan Bakery.

Cheesecake pound cake

Recipe for cheesecake pound cake

This large cake with a rich crumb incorporates cream cheese and butter.

Master one recipe, and a whole world of baked goods can be yours.

The confident cook

Want to make doughnuts, dinner rolls, Danishes, and more? Start with basic brioche.

Master one recipe, and a whole world of baked goods can be yours.

Bacon and lentil soup

Recipe for bacon and lentil soup

A hearty supper made almost entirely from pantry staples.

Roast chicken with apples and rosemary

Recipe for roast chicken with apples and rosemary

You can get this one-dish meal prepared and into the oven in about 15 minutes.

Make-ahead breakfast burritos

Recipe for make-ahead breakfast burritos

Mornings are better when these are waiting for you in the freezer.

Richard Bertinet


Why breadmaking isn’t intimidating, and other words of wisdom

The lessons contained in Richard Bertinet’s book “Dough” have inspired legions of bakers.

Ask Amy

Will former actress re-create soap opera at wedding?

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as of Jan. 10 as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Financial adviser Rilie Ray Morgan of Fargo, N.D., last October held a sign promoting a ballot measure to legalize the use of medical marijuana. Morgan, who suffers from chronic pain, said he has never used marijuana as a pain reliever but wanted the option of doing so.

North Dakota lawmakers want more time on medical marijuana rules

A rare House and Senate meeting was held to consider a proposal to delay the law until the end of July.

Ask Amy

Christmas price tag feels like holiday snub

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Charlotte, Daniel, Julianna, and Elliot Bruce.


Boston Wine Festival kicks off in style

The opening reception drew more than 400 guests to the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Wharf Room Friday evening.


British animator holds model-making workshops for kids after ‘Wallace & Gromit’ screening

Merlin Crossingham was at Regent Theatre in Arlington and Belmont Media Center for events tied to Belmont World Film’s Family Festival.

Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan to hear Senator Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts to repeal President Obama’s health care law.

Thousands rally to resist Republican health law repeal drive

Senator Bernie Sanders, at a gathering in Michigan, said the country is wealthy and should get its priorities right.

Pope demands protection for migrants as sea search continues

Italy’s coast guard said only four people survived the sinking off Libya of a migrant ship carrying about 100 people.

Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan to hear Senator Bernie Sanders denounce efforts to repeal Obamacare.

Sanders rally against repealing Obamacare draws thousands in Michigan

Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures to hear Bernie Sanders denounce efforts to repeal President Obama’s health care law.

Ryan Reynolds, getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Ryan Reynolds named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

Reynolds has been named Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding student theatrical group.

Peter Nowell, 88; revolutionized cancer research by accident

Dr. Nowell helped uncover the first clear sign of a genetic cause of cancer in the simple process of cleaning slides bearing leukemic cells.

Tips for traveling to the Women’s March

The Women’s March in Washington, D.C., will be well represented by New Englanders — and it’s not too late to join them.

FILE - In this April 18, 2016 file photo, supporters of fair immigration reform dance in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. The tens of thousands of women flocking to Washington for a march on the day after Donald Trump's inauguration come packing a multitude of agendas, but are united in their loathing for Trump. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

What is motivating women to go to DC to protest?

Throngs of women from around the nation will converge on Washington for a march on the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Ben Affleck at the London premiere of


Days could be numbered for Affleck’s ‘Live by Night’

The gangster film is not getting enthusiastic reviews.

A row of portable restrooms, with the name Don’s Johns covered up.

Donald Trump’s great port-a-potty cover-up

Workers have placed blue tape over the company name on dozens of portable restrooms for the inauguration because of the company’s name.

Joseph Bartolomeo on the set of “Jeopardy!”


UMass dean has 3-day run on ‘Jeopardy!’

Joseph Bartolomeo finished in second place Monday, losing by just $604.


Wait, don’t toss those poinsettias to the curb

These popular holiday plants aren’t annuals and can last for years.


What to do when bathroom fans and dormers drip

Contractor Rob Robillard tackles readers’ questions about a bathroom fan that drips water, attic fans, and more.


A fresh start outside Jerusalem

Street signs had only just been put up, the roads were newly paved, and I had heard that ambulances had gotten lost more than once.


Open minds open doors for frustrated home buyers

With inventory scarce in many communities and the demand high, a different mindset just might be the answer.


What does your money buy in Medfield?

A sampling of homes on the market in Medfield includes a ranch with a finished lower level and an updated contemporary on 8 acres.


What is it like to live in Medfield?

Located southwest of Boston, Medfield has a classic feel to it, with its historical homes and long main street.

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Mom, memory care, and me

I don’t envy my mother’s loss of her memories, but I do envy her loss of worry about the future.

Your week ahead

Five things to do, Jan. 16-22

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events, “Something Rotten!”, a fly fishing show, and more.


Pablo Sandoval looks leaner in workout video

The Panda has dropped some pounds.