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‘Canines and Cocktails’ keep pups, humans cool at Seaport Hotel

Two-legged creatures enjoyed frosty and refreshing cocktails while their pups frolicked and feasted on specially made treats.

The mantelpiece discovered in a Beacon Street basement by Heidi Pribell


Recovered mantelpiece makes its way from Tuscany to the MFA

Boston interior designer Heidi Pribell found “a diamond in the rough.”

 Mediterranean-Style  Seafood Salad

Cooking | Magazine

Recipes: Three tasty options for summer seafood salad

Choose your favorite flavor: light and lemony, perfectly creamy, or hot and sour.

Style Watch

Fashion-spotting at the MFA’s Summer Party

Matisse-worthy hues and textiles light up a chic soiree at the Boston museum.

Miss Conduct

Advice: A wedding invitation from friends who’ve been ignoring us

Plus, what do you do when a sibling is dating someone who hangs a Nazi flag in his home?

Judd Apatow returns to his standup roots with two performances at The Wilbur.

Your Week Ahead

Things to do, July 24-30

Judd Apatow at The Wilbur, African Festival on the Greenway, Woods Hole Film Festival, and more.

Love Letters

A karaoke night crush

Even though we circulate separately to talk with other people, we always end up talking to each other by the end of the night.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘He suggested we go . . . get bourbon milkshakes’

One of them felt some sort of spark. Will the other follow suit?

Dear United, before another scandal goes viral, why not offer passengers some ... creative benefits?

Before you issue another meaningless apology, think about offering flyers options that reflect the realities of air travel today.

love letters by meredith goldstein

Should they move in after long-distance?

He wants to live together, and I am leaning toward it, but I’m worried about taking this step too soon. The two-week periods of living in each other’s apartments were easy, but I don’t know if that means we’re ready.

Life is Beautiful festival in downtown Las Vegas

Christopher Muther

A man from Malden is helping to change the face of Vegas

A once seedy section of Vegas has found new life thanks to Boston native Ryan Doherty.

If you go . . . Rothenburg ob der Tauber

If you go . . .

Wertheim am Main

Exploring the cute, cuter, and cutest parts of Germany

Thanks to the vast tourism network here, mobility options are plentiful – by car, bicycle, train, and even on foot.

Here, there, and everywhere

Enjoy nature, camping, and cushy amenities at Huttopia’s new site in the White Mountains — no roughing it required. Then get up early to watch the sunrise on Mount Washington.

American Rhino apparel


How a Kenyan safari gave birth to a clothing line — and a cause

Chris Welles never expected to get into the fashion game but his life changed in 2007 after a summer safari to Kenya.

Construction workers are a familiar off-season sight at resorts.

Solo at Sandals, in a sea of construction sounds and insecticide

In the Caribbean, the offseason is also the construction season. You don’t pay less only because it is 87 degrees instead of 82 degrees. You pay less because you are staying in the aural equivalent of a war zone.

Quick Bite

An early look at Pammy’s, Cambridge’s new Italian(ish) trattoria

Where the Bolognese contains Korean chile paste and there’s plenty of neighborhood bonhomie.

Raymond Clayborn and his wife, Kim.

The VIP Lounge with Raymond Clayborn

We caught up with Raymond Clayborn, who has been voted by fans as the 2017 inductee into the Patriots Hall of Fame, to talk about all things travel.

The best cheesecake east of St. Olaf

Rue La Rue Café opened earlier this year and is dedicated to all things “Golden Girls.” Think of it as the promised land for those obsessed with the classic sitcom.

Guests to Halycon Farm can stay in one, or both, of two private rooms.

At a small Brewster farm, a chance to stay where your food is grown

Staying at Halcyon Farm isn’t just about having a place to sleep, it’s about having an experience.

Travel Troubleshooter: Why did United cancel my return flight?

When United Airlines canceled Illinois man’s return flight from Washington to Chicago, he goes looking for answers. Can this consumer advocate help him find any?

The Brewster Book Store

The Cape’s independent bookstores know what you want

“We know our customers, we know the type of books they like, and we watch out for them,” one bookseller said.

My Instagram

Greg Sager

Moody colors paint the skies of Greg Sager’s Instagram photos, along with bright flashes of lightning in long-exposure shots.

Mike Kearney (right) with Darryl


Weymouth native holding last MCA Day for Beastie Boy

All money raised will be donated to the Pablove Foundation, which sponsors music and art programs for kids with terminal illnesses.

Barbara Lynch.

Lynch’s low moment in a year of highs

Chef Barbara Lynch has enjoyed huge success in the last year.

Barbara Lynch

Lynch’s low moment in a year of highs

It’s impossible to know what led Lynch to get behind the wheel. It’s easier to draw contrasts between the early-morning incident and the huge success Lynch has enjoyed in the past year alone.

A shopper checked out a beverage table in 2016.

the hot ticket

The Street hosts third annual sidewalk sale and festival

Shopping discounts, live music, ice cream, and face-painting — what could be finer?


Losing Syria, and my grandmother

Like my grandmother, the country was cut off from me but still there, broken but alive.

Tenzin Samdo

Tables: There’s so much good sandwich news these days

Those amazing Cuban sandwiches from Chez Henri are back, this time at the Automatic.

Sips: Cool off with a whiskey cooler

On a hot day, this whiskey cooler fits the mood.

Forty years ago researchers at Yale published papers describing “Lyme arthritis,” named for an outbreak around Lyme, Connecticut.

Examiner | Magazine

Lyme disease turns 40. There will be no cake.

New England is home to the tick-borne illness and still has the highest incident rates.

For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs

AIDS deaths are also now close to half of what they were in 2005.

Love Letters

His girlfriend’s flirty ‘friend’ is becoming a problem

“A few months ago, this male friend texted my girlfriend some explicit messages.”

Artist Percy Fortini-Wright paints a city landscape during the HUBweek preview party.


HUBweek preview party an artistic success

HUBweek hosted a few hundred people Wednesday night at Coppersmith in South Boston to start the countdown to this year’s festival.

Aly Raisman with residents of Heading Home in Dorchester.


Aly Raisman, mattress maker support local homeless shelter

The 23-year-old gymnast, who became a brand ambassador for Leesa after last year’s Olympics, was on hand for the company’s donation to Heading Home.

Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito (left) with Jay Leno at a USC gala in 2014.


Explosive exposé says former Tufts doctor led secret life

An LA Times piece alleges that Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito, founding director of the New England Eye Center at Tufts Medical School, led a double life while dean of USC’s Keck School of Medicine.

A tattoo artist drew on a leg of a woman during the Expo-Tattoo in Managua last month.

Ask Amy

Daughter’s tattoos get under this parent’s skin

“It’s probably generational, but I can’t stand to see my daughter with tattoos. I just don’t know how to approach it.”

Ask Amy

Woman tries to repel friendship advance

If this was a more casual acquaintance, I would be fine setting a boundary, but the other layers of mutual friends, co-workers, and spouses complicates things.

Love Letters

Getting back into dating at 58

A divorced woman wants to know how to deal with all these websites and apps; plus, the never-old question of “will they like me?”

Jake Martinez, who has epilepsy, looks on as he stands next to his medication at his home in Murray, Utah. While Republicans in Congress failed this week to craft a new health care plan, they did succeed in shaking the confidence of those who rely on the act the most.

Health plan’s fall brings dread for ‘Obamacare’ recipients

One American was able to afford her toddler’s latest heart operation. Another had the means to go back to college to pursue her dreams.


Some shandys are worth your time — and some aren’t

It’s hard to know when you’ve had a subpar shandy. You can mask a bad brew with sugary juice and hide the flaws in both.

Grilled rabbit sausage on a bed of farro served alongside a 2013 from Azienda Agricola Ioppa at Bistro du Midi.

From the Bar

A pour showing nebbiolo’s lighter side pairs with rabbit sausage

Make nebbiolo a part of summertime dining.

Robert Finch, author of “The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod’s Atlantic Shore,” stands below clay cliffs at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet.

A four-decade stroll, tracing the changes to the Outer Beach

The lyrical essays of Robert Finch’s “The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod’s Atlantic Shore” trace a northward path from Monomoy Island to the Province Lands dunes.

Officials: Boy, 10, among youngest victims of opioid crisis

Prosecutors in Florida believe a 10-year-old boy who died with the painkiller fentanyl in his system is among the state’s youngest victims of the opioid crisis.

Perspective | Magazine

Why it matters when a town rallies against hate

A rally on Lexington’s famous Battle Green might not be a shout heard round the world, but speaking out — and up — can stop hate speech.

Love Letters

Should post-breakup slap require an apology?

While I’m still resentful of how he handled the breakup, a part of me feels like I should apologize for slapping him. Is an apology appropriate?