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The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party, now in its fifth year, draws thousands of vintage aficionados in period garb.

Get your Gatsby on

The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party takes place at Ipswich’s Castle Hill on the Crane Estate on Aug. 5 and 6

Quick Bite: Ruckus, a standout among Chinatown noodle parlors

Plan accordingly or risk disappointment: It’s only open Thursday through Sunday.

In Prague, the quays along the River Vltava are busy.

Summer surprises amid Prague renewal

Few cities do lazy summers better than Prague.

Living Water Surf Co. in Little Compton, R.I.

With kids, our surfing adventures take on new meaning

I’d heard about camps for children and women in Little Compton, R.I. So we found ourselves hanging outside Living Water Surf Co. on a June afternoon near the town square.

If you go . . . Little Compton, R.I.

In Little Compton, learning to catch waves adds adventure to an otherwise sleepy beach destination.

A hidden gem in Vermont, Grand Isle State Park

Perfect for a mini-getaway, but also worth a longer look.

Fliers wait to check their bags at Logan Airport.

Take your traveling for granted? Meet the people who can’t.

For some, venturing out is too much.

The historic train depot in Fernandina, Fla., is a stop on the “Florida Stories” walking tour.

Tip: Discover more with Florida Stories, an app-based walking tour series

The insightful strolls, which are up to 1.5 miles long and include 10 or so significant locations, can be downloaded for free.

Tip: LuggageHero lets you securely ditch your luggage on arrival or departure days

LuggageHero, which takes reservations online, connects travelers with local businesses that will hold onto their bags for hours or even days.

Here, there, and everywhere

Immerse yourself in the world of hockey in the new Bobby Orr Suite at the Ames Hotel Boston.

David Lynch will receive the MacDowell Medal Aug. 13, in Peterborough, N.H.

MacDowell Colony to honor David Lynch

This year’s MacDowell Medal recipient is David Lynch, who will be on hand Aug. 13 for the colony’s annual Medal Day, which is free and open to the public.

Travel Troubleshooter: Didn’t make connecting flight — are we owed anything?

Were Brian Maslar and his wife bumped from their Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Aruba? If so, does the airline owe them anything?

The VIP Lounge with Jackie Bradley Jr.

We caught up with Jackie Bradley Jr. to talk about all things travel.

Marine dog with cancer gets tear-filled farewell

Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines.

Sam Durant


Artist Sam Durant is recipient of Rappaport Prize

The Massachusetts College of Art grad is the latest to earn the honor, which is given annually by the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.

Connections | Magazine

A physician and her gearhead father talk shop

For us, trading expertise is love.

Star mixologist Ran Duan is planning to revamp his family’s Sichuan Garden with a cocktail bar and a cosmetic makeover.

At Brookline cocktail ‘paradise,’ grasshoppers will be on the menu

Plus, Sumiao Hunan Kitchen opens in Kendall Square and Pagu takes on Saturday brunch.

Perspective | Magazine

Dark humor about politics is everywhere, but it hurts to laugh

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Oh, just the Evil League of Evil taking control of our government! Ha! Ha!

Love Letters

She says she’s too old for a nonrelationship

I fear I’m sticking around for an easy confidence boost instead of taking chances in the scary world of dating.

Picture book exhibit engages patrons with interactive opening reception

A reception for “Forever Young: Picture Book Art Exhibition” will involve patrons of all ages at The Mosesian Center for the Arts in Watertown tomorrow.

This is an undated photo of sick baby Charlie Gard provided by his family, taken at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. The parents of a critically ill infant Monday July 24, 2017 withdrew their court fight seeking permission to take the child to the United States for medical treatment. Chris Gard and Connie Yates wept as their attorney revealed the results of brain scans. The 11-month-old has a rare genetic condition, and his parents fought hard to receive an experimental treatment. Doctors said it wouldn't help and contended Charlie should be allowed to die peacefully. (Family of Charlie Gard via AP)

Judge: Baby Charlie Gard will end life in hospice, not home

The court the child’s parents and the hospital that has been treating him until noon Thursday to come to terms on an end-of-life care plan for the infant’s final hours or days.

Love Letters

She’d like a label, please

I tend to live by the self-help book/dating guide “The Rules,” if you can’t tell.

Love Letters

Sorry buddy, I don’t want to be friends after breaking up

What’s the point, after a short relationship with a bitter breakup, of trying to be friends?

Oxbow Brewing Co.’s Saison Dell’Aragosta.


Beer with a lobster background note? Yes, really.

It seems inevitable a Maine brewer would eventually make a lobster beer. But Tim Adams is not a kitschy brewer, and Oxbow’s beers aren’t gimmicks.

Ask Amy

Family struggles with adult daughter’s vitriol

Advice for the real world.

The Chartreuse Smash at Viale


A refreshing summer smash at Viale

To call a drink a smash is like calling a dessert a cake, which is to say there are countless variations.

In this photo provided by the Oklahoma City Zoo, Zoya, a female Amur tiger cub born at Philadelphia Zoo, is examined at the Oklahoma City Zoo, Friday, July 21 2017. Zoya, who was being hand-raised at the Philadelphia Zoo, was transferred to Oklahoma City in an attempt to cross-foster Zoya with the Oklahoma City Zoo's Sumatran tiger Lola and her three cubs, who were born one day before Zoya. (Gretchen Cole, Oklahoma City Zoo, via AP).

Tiger cub rejected by mother finds new mom in Oklahoma zoo

Zoya, a tiger cub rejected by her mother at the Philadelphia Zoo has been accepted by a new mother at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

Chris Gard, the father of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, finishes reading out a statement flanked by mother Connie Yates, right, at the end of their case at the High Court in London, Monday, July 24, 2017. The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental treatment after new medical tests. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Charlie Gard’s parents ask court to let him die at home

They would like “a few days of tranquility” at home with the 11-month-old before he passes away.

Roof repairs, worker with yellow gloves replacing red tiles or shingles on house with blue sky as background and copy space.

Your Home | Design Refresher

Replace your roof? Patch it? Wait a year? Here’s how to decide.

Now that the drought is over and winter is a few months away, it’s time for New England homeowners to get serious about what’s overhead.

Your Home | Design Refreshers

Empty-nesters seek to banish their home’s haphazard look

Lexington homeowners call in a professional and give her free rein to create a bold new aesthetic.

Jim Burke designed a sitting area off the master suite with a Juliet balcony that offers lovely views of Dorchester Bay.

Your Home | Design Refreshers

A Southie home renovation, passed down from father to son

A construction pro tackles a job close to his heart: the renovation of the home his parents bought decades ago in Southie.

Pendants above the island are fitted with hand-forged iron, and the cabinet hardware is solid bronze.

Your Home | Design Refreshers

In a Cambridge Victorian, lots of art and a room where the kids can get creative

When it came to deciding what to hang on the walls of their renovated home, everyone in this family of six had a say.

In this April 19, 2017, image orca Takara helps guide her newborn, Kyara, to the water's surface at SeaWorld San Antonio in San Antonio. Kyara was the final killer whale born under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program. The Orlando-based company says 3-month-old Kyara died on Monday.

Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

Veterinarians were treating 3-month-old Kyara for an infection last weekend, but her health continued to decline.

By the Glass

French sparklers as effervescent as their makers

Wow a thirsty crowd with bubbly from one of these Loire Valley producers.

The confident cook

Forget an ice cream maker. Make this chocolate gelato in a food processor.

This dark-chocolate Italian gelato, made with milk and bittersweet chocolate, is whirred in a food processor so you don’t need an ice cream machine.


Q&A with Brittany Wood Nickerson, author of ‘Recipes From the Herbalist’s Kitchen’

Nickerson asks readers to consider that food and medicine can be one and the same.

Insider: Escali’s new digital screen timer

For repetitive jobs, like batches of cookies, there’s a memory that recalls the baking time.

Rigatoni at Eataly’s Terra.

Dining Out

Eataly restaurant Terra, where Mario Batali’s spirit abides

It’s like attending a high-achieving kegger inside a very elegant potting shed.

A shared kitchen space for dietary restrictions

Food Revolution in Stoneham is hoping to serve a very particular niche.

The Trustees brings farm’s bounty to city’s neighborhoods

“We wanted to bridge the gap between where our food grows and where it goes.”

Bake deviled crab with a buttery cracker-crumb topping

“Deviled” means piquancy and heat. You’’ll find both in this crumb-topped baked crab, made with Old Bay, mustard, Worcestershire, hot sauce, and cayenne pepper.

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Ask Amy

Bipolar adult needs mom to acknowledge illness

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Seasonal Recipes

Fresh corn salad is one of the joys of summer

Remove kernels from fresh corn cobs, blanch briefly, and toss with a chile pepper, lots of fresh herbs, and some red onion. Fresh corn salad is best with local corn in summer.

Girl’s HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.

Brian Stratton


Musicians donate time, talent to benefit ALS ONE

Marshfield musician-producer Brian Stratton is behind a new charity CD.