October 14, 2012 The Boston Globe Magazine

Your Home: The Guide

How to winterize your home: A procrastinator’s manual with 8 tips

These measures — some finished in only a few minutes--will lower your heating bills and help prevent property damage. By Elizabeth Gehrman


Paul Boulanger of North Andover’s Turtle Lane Maple Farm didn’t collect sap in spring 2012 because of the warm winter. A climate change call to arms

Don’t let snowy predictions fool you. Winter is going away. By David Sleeper and Pamela H. Templer

First Person

Corey May is behind the eagerly anticipated video game Assassin’s Creed III, out October 30. Yes, it’s violent. Assassin’s Creed III: An early view of Boston

Lead writer and Harvard grad Corey May set the eagerly anticipated video game in part in Revolutionary War-era Boston.

Dinner With Cupid

Dinner with Cupid: A leap of faith

Will these two sky-diving fans find love on the way down?


Three thousand lunches

The simple act of packing meals for my wife has payoffs out of proportion to the effort. By Geoff Kronik


Chicken satay with basil puree and smashed shrimp dumplings are pretty and party-ready. Ming Tsai’s perfect appetizers

From the chef’s new book come these Asia-inspired recipes to feed a crowd. By Ming Tsai

A Restaurant’s Take

Bings at Blue Ginger

At chef Ming Tsai’s Wellesley restaurant, a snack to remember.

Style Watch

A dream internship with Zandra Rhodes

One talented MassArt student studied with the London designer last summer and helped prep displays for the Boston show. By Tina Sutton

On the Block

For sale: Homes built 1909-1919

These properties--in Medway, Winchester, and Dover-- are hitting the century mark in style.

Out and About

Patrick Prevost and Alli Achtmeyer celebrated the 132nd Opening Night for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Seen around town

From the Symphony (opening night) to Suffolk Downs (food truck festival).

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do in and around Boston

The Head of the Charles Regatta, urban antiquing, a “Sound of Music” singalong, and more

Tales From the City

A not-so-bad germ

Needham kids teach their friend a lesson.


Letters to the editor

Globe Magazine readers respond to stories about “unenrolled” independent voters, allergies, and the Celtics’ egos.