March 16, 2014 | The Boston Globe Magazine

Recipes for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Three recipes — Shanagarry Salad, Dublin Coddle, and Irish Coffee Cream Meringue — make a very modern Irish meal. By Adam Ried

A sneaker resell event called Boston Got Sole 2, held in January at Boston’s Villa Victoria, drew some thousand collectors.

Sneaker freaks live to buy, sell, trade shoes

The hobby is an obsession, and sometimes a lucrative one, for these young collectors. By Sandra A. Miller

Sandra A. Miller How I got schooled on counterfeit sneakers

The hunt for Red Octobers. By Sandra Miller


Saint Patrick's Day Parade. A look at St. Patrick’s Day in Boston

A by-the-numbers breakdown of the holiday. By Stephanie Vallejo

A Restaurant’s Take

In Brookline, a taste of Ireland at the bar

Salt cod brandade at Matt Murphy’s.

Style Watch

“The owners’ former home had a lot of collectibles and printed fabrics,” says Deborah Farrand. “There’s a very different feeling here. It’s a fresh, open space that showcases the things they love.” Designing a condo with character

A couple ensures their new-construction home in Belmont is anything but bland. By Jaci Conry

Your Week Ahead

Massachusetts head coach Derek Kellogg argues a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Elon on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Elon, N.C. (AP Photo/The Times-News, Scott Muthersbaugh) 5 things to do in, around Boston

A dining out event, March Madness, sci-fi fun, Design Week, and more.

On the Block

Homes in Bridgewater, Wenham with three-car garages

These properties offer a spot for your mower this spring.

Dinner With Cupid

From left, Inna Lynn and Adrienne Naylor. Talking tofurkey on a blind date

Will these vegans find they’re two peas in a pod?


Should your child play football? Readers tackle the question.

Plus, the response to stories on grandparenting, free things to do for families, and more.

Tales From the City

A sign you’ve been married for a long time

An exchange overheard at the Mansfield Stop & Shop.