Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer for the Boston Globe; an on-air commentator for public radio’s Marketplace program; and the author of two humorous books, “From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth.” She writes on a wide range of topics for the Globe, but whether she’s covering politics, sports, money, parenting –or lasagna – her goal is the same: to inform readers while also taking them through an enjoyable romp.

Latest stories

Want to snuggle with your chickens? Stop it, CDC warns

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The country’s urban-farming swoon has led to salmonella outbreaks linked to live poultry.

Does Atticus Finch’s racist turn in new novel spoil the name?

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Atticus Finch’s change from crusader to racist in “Go Set a Watchman” is personal for those who bestowed the name on a pet or a child.

So what exactly is Widett Circle?

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The Olympic planners’ centerpiece site is a little-known but critical cog in Boston’s machinery.

At $10 a glass, craft juice bars find a market in Boston

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In the past six months, shops selling high-end juice have opened in Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, Coolidge Corner, and Harvard Square.