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Travel Troubleshooter

My airline canceled a leg of my flight, but Expedia won’t refund it

Why won’t Expedia refund part of Susan Long’s airline ticket? The contract is clear, but maybe her online agency is confused.

Twilight at Place des Arts in Montreal.

Your Perfect Weekend

It’s a great time for a summer sojourn to Montreal

A new column gives the rundown of how to spend a perfect weekend. First up: a perfect summer weekend in Montreal.

The author’s daughters take in sunset by the marsh.

There is magic in those Jekyll Island oaks

Returning to the island in April, now with two children in tow, I wondered if it would be as I remembered it — idyllic and unscathed, with a touch of wildness.

If you go . . . Route 26 in Maine

If you go . . . Route 26 in Maine

The Maine Wildlife Park is home to animals unable to fend for themselves in the wild.

Goin’ up the country: The rustic appeal of Maine’s Route 26

The 25-mile stretch of western Maine blacktop between Maine Turnpike Exit 63 in Gray and the unfortunate strip mall in South Paris is largely rural, intensely green, and blessedly quiet.

love letters

We’re in love — and we’re deployed

I’m very worried that this distance will inhibit us from truly getting to know each other, masking potential flaws in our relationship or points of incompatibility.

Globe Magazine

5 marijuana-infused things to do in New England

From ganja-friendly getaways to weed-enhanced yoga, a look at the new pot leisure economy.

Philadelphia Phillies mascot the Phillie Phanatic.

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by mascot

It wasn’t a foul ball this time around - it was a flying frankfurter launched by the Phillie Phanatic, and it left a fan in the stands with a black eye.

UK panel finds lives shortened by hospital’s opioid use

As many as 650 people had their lives shortened by a British hospital’s institutionalized practice of administering opioids without medical justification between 1989 and 2000, an independent panel concluded Wednesday after years of pressure from family members who demanded answers about the deaths of their loved ones.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listened to President Trump at the White House yesterday.

devra first

After what they did, don’t let Kirstjen Nielsen and her colleagues eat in peace

If we believe what is happening in this country is wrong, we may have to ruin a few dinners on the road to right.

Love Letters

He doesn’t want her to try Botox

She wants to ward off wrinkles. He loves her as she is. But there may be a bigger issue here.

Love Letters

Is it wrong to cut ties?

I demanded to know whether he was really into this, and he finally said he wasn’t. Now I’m hurt. I feel like he messed with my head.

Ask Amy

Jogger wonders how to respond to street harassment

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

PERSPECTIVE | MAGAZINE

Why marijuana policies in Massachusetts aren’t strict enough

The ensuing problems will cluster among young people, low-income communities, and people with existing mental health problems.

Children and workers are seen at a tent encampment recently built near the Tornillo Port of Entry on Tuesday in Tornillo, Texas.

Youngest migrants held in ‘tender age’ shelters

Three centers have been rapidly repurposed to serve the needs of children — including some under 5.

Reusable stainless steel straws help reduce plastic waste.

By Anna Marden Globe Correspondent

5 tips for an eco-friendly road trip

Bring your own stainless steel straw and reusable cup. That’s a pretty good start.

Saranac Lake

Sleepy Saranac Lake awakens

Saranac Lake is on the rise, emboldened by the reopening of historic Hotel Saranac following a three-year, $30 million restoration, and by a lively downtown scene that is transforming it into a destination for foodies and lovers of art and music.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: Actor and Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer of Once Upon a Farm Jennifer Garner speaks onstage during Vanity Fair's Founders Fair at Spring Studios on April 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

Names

Jennifer Garner to Ben Affleck: ‘Our kids are lucky to have a dad who looks at them the way you look at them’

Garner shared a heartfelt Instagram dedicated to the Cambridge native.

Miss Conduct

Miss Conduct’s common sense rules for socializing in the age of legal pot

Dos and don’ts for being around marijuana in social settings.

Beyonce and Jay-Z

NAMES

Choreographer reveals what it was like to work with Beyonce, Jay-Z

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui was finishing up previews on “Jagged Little Pill” at the ART when he got a call about a project — one that had to be kept under wraps.

Students from Gann Academy in Waltham created an exhibit on the history of people with disabilities in the United States. The exhibit is on display at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation. From left: Elianna Gerut, Gabe Rosen, Ben Schwartz, and Sarah Levin.

‘The history of disability was to hide it,’ but Waltham students bring it to light

A unique course at Gann Academy asked students to creating a museum-worthy exhibit on the history of people with disabilities in America. It’s on display though early September.

The patio at Casa Romero.

How to eat like a local on Newbury Street

A look at some of the street’s establishments that rise above the rest: for value, for charm, for sheer deliciousness.

Officials confirm whooping cough outbreak at N.H. high school

New Hampshire state officials say there are currently 22 diagnosed cases of whooping cough at a school in Exeter.

Getting Salty

Getting Salty with Mary-Catherine Deibel

As co-owner of Upstairs at the Pudding and later Upstairs on the Square, Deibel has been Harvard Square’s unofficial mayor.

Rosario Del Nero, vice president of culinary and executive chef at Bertucci’s

Devra First

Learning how to make Bertucci’s beloved rolls

Everyone seems to adore them but me. Can the restaurant’s executive chef change my mind?

Love Letters

‘I believe in my heart that this is not the end of our journey’

When I saw him, though, he admitted he thought we should go on a break. I was floored. We had just made plans for him to attend a wedding with me in Europe.

Paul’s Punch

SIPS

Sips: It packs a patriotic punch

At the Revolutionary War-themed Rebel’s Guild at the Revere Hotel, Paul’s Punch is a rum-based variation, a nod to the rum industry that flourished in Colonial times as well as to Paul Revere.

The Italian sub is a Centre Deli standby.

What She’s Having

The best Italian sub around, with mayo and memories

It’s not at Monica’s in the North End, or Bob’s in Medford, or New Deal in Revere. It’s in Chelmsford.

Wine RayZyn raisin snacks are made with wine grapes.

Yummy Wine RayZyns make the most of a bad situation

When their family vineyard was destroyed by wildfires, Andrew Cates and his father launched a product line Wine RayZyn, a raisin snack made with wine grapes. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Napa Valley Disaster Relief Fund and the Food Recovery Network.

Olio Taibi extra virgin olive oil

Some of the best olive oils in the world have Lexington ties

Resident Giuseppe Taibi’s family owns Olio Taibi in Agrigento, Sicily, which won two awards at the New York International Olive Oil Competition.

Fruit Bites from perfectlyfree

A healthier fruit snack for kids

The colorful little spheres, larger than a blueberry, are made of fruit puree wrapped in a grape-like skin.

Ask Amy

Wife needs to translate the ‘love languages’

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Globe Magazine

Would you smoke a joint in front of your kids?

Pot is legal in Massachusetts, but many parents still don’t want their kids to know they partake.

Wedding bells are ringing, but justices of the peace aren’t getting the call

Justices of the peace, who long presided over non-religious weddings, are getting pushed out by one-day officiants. And they’re not happy about it.

6 tips for officiating a wedding

Some suggestions from justices of the peace, former one-day officiants, and couples who’ve been seen the best and worst of it.

Ask Amy

Girlfriend’s solo escapade bothers boyfriend

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Pope Francis on Friday.

The World Today

Pope: Abortion is ‘white glove’ equivalent to Nazi crimes

The pontiff compared abortion to the “white glove” equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.

The state did a review based on more than 1,000 studies finidng inadequate evidence that coffee causes cancer.

California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America’s favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.

Pope: Abortion is ‘white glove’ equivalent to Nazi crimes

The pontiff compared abortion to the “white glove” equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.

Ask Amy

Woman wants folks’ permission to be a mom

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Jamaica Plain, MA., 09/16/11, The fish and chip dish at Doyle's Cafe. For story on labeling of fresh fish. Section; Health and Science, Reporter: jenn Abelson. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staffJamaica Plain, MA., 09/16/11, The fish and chip dish at Doyle's Cafe. For story on labeling of fresh fish. Man eating the fish is Jim Akiba, cq. Section; Health and Science, Reporter: jenn Abelson. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

How to do summer in Boston like a local

Do you have friends and family visiting? Take them to places the guidebooks might overlook.

Suitsupply Boston

Obsession

It’s time to suit up at Suitsupply

Expert tailoring comes to Newbury Street, without sky-high pricing.

Homemade s’mores is an annual crowd favorite at Chefs in Shorts.

Hot Ticket

Some of Boston’s top chefs get out of the kitchen for Chefs in Shorts

Mingle al fresco, eat meat, and then vote for your favorite dish at the 21st annual event.

Dinner With Cupid

Blind date: ‘Chemistry often isn’t instant (unless the other party has toned arms)’

Will an after-dinner walk lead to something?

Connections | Magazine

A daughter follows in her father’s footsteps

Tagging along with my professor father was the best possible teaching instruction.

Special report

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/12/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_ticks_97462[1].jpg Bitten by Uncertainty: A Globe report on Lyme disease in the Northeast

In 2013, the Globe took an in-depth look at the disease, the patients, the debate, and the science.

PODCAST

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/17169_LL_Podcast_HP_Episode_4_Tease%20(1).png The Love Letters podcast: Ditch the ex’s T-shirt, or wear it?

After a breakup, is it better to hold onto relics from the relationship, or to dump them?

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic

 

Dining Out

Dining Out reviews

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Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

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.