Rabbits are hopping all over

They’ve been spied hopping near grassy lots in Southie, hiding under cars in Somerville, and strutting past the red-brick townhomes in Back Bay.

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Having some post-hookup doubts

I want to continue seeing him, in a purely friends-with-benefits way, but I’m worried I’ll still end up very hurt.

Pastor to face trial in granddaughter’s faith healing death

The pastor of a fundamentalist congregation that eschews modern medicine will stand trial on a charge he should have alerted authorities when his 2-year-old granddaughter was dying of pneumonia last year, a Pennsylvania judge ruled Wednesday.

Florida woman says she choked dog after it bit her hand

A Florida woman told sheriff’s deputies she killed her 12-year-old Chihuahua because she was tired of the dog biting her.

Kenya 1st in Africa to use generic of current AIDS drug

Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV, officials said Wednesday.

Strangers buy car for Texas man who walked miles to work

A Texas man’s 3-mile (5 kilometer) daily walk to work has inspired a group of strangers to collect enough money to buy him a car.

Jayson Tatum at the Ohrenberger School in West Roxbury.

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C’s draft picks already in tune with local students

Jayson Tatum, Semi Ojeleye, Kadeem Allen, and Jabari Bird presented a “Music Zone” to band students at the Ohrenberger School in West Roxbury.

Jason Isbell and his band the 400 Unit performed at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion but the singer didn’t show up at Atwood’s.

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Did Jason Isbell make it to Atwood’s?

Randi Millman, who books shows at Atwood’s Tavern in Cambridge, posted a note on Facebook inviting the singer to stop by after his Pavilion concert.

A branch of Filson, one of three retailers opening in the Seaport in the coming months.

Bonobos, Filson, and Mr. Sid to open in Seaport

The three retailers will join new-to-the-neighborhood brands like L.L. Bean and Bluemercury.

Catherine Allgor

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Mass. Historical Society names new president

Catherine Allgor, who succeeds the retiring Dennis Fiori, was appointed after what MHS trustees say was an “exhaustive national search.”

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It’s time to give sour beer another shot

Night Shift Brewery cofounder Michael Oxton thinks there’s a sour beer for everyone at the upcoming We’re Funk’d Festival.

A hiker on Monomoy Island.Below: A dunlin (right front) and sanderlings on South Beach in Chatham.

By Charles Daly | Globe correspondent

Monomoy, Cape Cod’s desert island

Just south of Chatham, at the elbow of Cape Cod, Monomoy is an 8-mile sandbar that seperates the Atlantic and Nantucket Sound. And it has a story.

Ask Amy

It’s time to walk away from dog park crush

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Merck says new type of cholesterol drug worked in big study

The result was a welcome surprise after three previous experimental drugs of the same type had failed.

Director Ema Ryan Yamazaki’s “Monkey Business” tells the story of Hans and Margret Rey, whose Curious George books have gone on to top 75 million copies sold over the years.

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Documentary about Curious George creators honored twice at Nantucket film fest

Director Ema Ryan Yamazaki’s “Monkey Business” tells the story of Hans and Margret Rey.

At the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Dedham location, Amanda McGuire held a feral kitten in a vest pouch. This technique helps to socialize feral kittens.

Kitten pouches soothe whiskered wild things

The large red apron boasts a mesh pocket on the front. It makes Animal Rescue League staffers look a little pregnant — with a feral kitten.

Serena Williams, center, watches her sister Venus Williams' match against Japan's Kurumi Nara during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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Serena Williams, pregnant and nude on Vanity Fair, takes high road with McEnroe

She’s not even playing and people still only want to talk about Serena Williams — especially her new Vanity Fair cover shoot.

Get an up-close look at Duxbury Bay oysters

You can learn all about the craggy shellfish on a two-hour Island Creek Farm Tour.

Ginger barbecue brisket sandwich at Num Pang Kitchen in the Prudential Center.

Cheap Eats

At Num Pang Kitchen, a snappy take on Southeast Asian flavors

Open on the retail level of the Prudential Center, there’s always a line — but it moves fast.

Nazo Derkevorkian’s tonir holds meats and potatoes.

Gathered around the tonir, friends feast on barbecue and kinship

Want to know how seriously Armenian-Americans take their barbecue? Read on.

Limonadiers were French vendors who sold lemonade from tanks on their backs.

A zest for life: How lemonade saved Paris from the plague

In 1668, the fate of the city may have hinged on one of the lemon’s lesser known properties.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Stir, scrape, and serve with a supoon

The “sit up spoon” functions like a few utensils in one.

Recipe for grilled beef kebabs

Mix the ingredients in advance, then chill for several hours or overnight.

Hebert Candies marks 100 years of yum

The Shrewsbury chocolatier this year celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Dr. Virginia Sinnott (pictured checking on a patient in Angell Animal Medical Center’s Emergency and Critical Care unit) says about half of the clients who come in for xylitol poisoning aren’t aware of the potential dangers.

Sweetener used in some peanut butter brands could be deadly for your dog

Xylitol, which is also found in some chewing gums, can cause seizures and liver failure for your pup.

Annemarie Ahearn runs a cooking school and hosts full moon suppers at Salt Water Farm in Maine.

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Annemarie Ahearn of Salt Water Farm in Maine

Ahearn runs a cooking school where she teaches home cooks from all over the world to celebrate the bounty produced — sometimes with struggle — along the Maine coast.

By the Glass

These Boston sommeliers fly the flag for Australian grenache

If your one impression of Australian wine is mass-produced shiraz, reintroductions are definitely in order.

Ask Amy

Family gatherings don’t appeal to one sibling

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Indoor competitive ax throwing at Urban Axes.

Do drinking and ax throwing mix? Boston might soon find out.

The owner of Philadelphia’s Urban Axes says he wants to open a location in Boston, although he’s concerned about getting a liquor license.

Ask Amy

Father’s baiting leads to estrangement

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

15 ways Harry Potter has changed culture since the first book was published 20 years ago

On June 26, 1997, Bloomsbury Children’s Books published a book by an unknown single mother from Edinburgh. And it took off.

Love Letters

Fell for a married woman — again

I know it sounds selfish that all I’m thinking about is me. I just don’t want this to happen again.

Maura Kilpatrick (left) and Ana Sortun, authors of “Soframiz,” which was named best cookbook in the Readable Feast competition.

‘Soframiz,’ ‘Black Trumpet’ win Readable Feast awards

Winners of the New England-based cookbook and food-writing competition were announced Friday.

Tom Brady was promoting Under Armour’s “Athlete Recovery Sleepwear Powered by TB12.”

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Where in the world was Tom Brady?

No. 12 spent all week posing near enormous Under Armour logos, somewhere in Asia.

Style Watch

Fashion spotting at the Green and White Ball

Pretty looks bloomed at the fund-raiser for the Friends of the Public Garden.

Examiner

If life’s a beach, Massachusetts has it good

The Bay State has 451 public beaches and 731 miles of beachfront.

Miss Conduct

Enough about the grandkids already

Shouldn’t grandparents have more than one topic of conversation? Plus, 21st-century bathroom realities.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do, June 26-July 9

Ban Ki-moon at the JFK Library, a celtic music festival in Cambridge, a pizza party at City Hall Plaza, and more.

From left: Shakir Shibli, Liz Kendricken, Joe Testa, and Maddie Arthur at the bar at The Gate in Jamaica Plain.

Quick Bite

Remember James’s Gate? You don’t have to miss it anymore

The longtime Jamaica Plain Irish pub closed in 2015. Now the former operator has opened The Gate, a new Irish pub in JP’s Egleston Square.

In this June 17, 2017 file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create, a spokesman for Cosby said Thursday, June 22. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Bill Cosby, fresh from sexual assault trial, plans talks on avoiding rape allegations

Less than a week after a judge declared a mistrial in Cosby’s sexual assault case, the comedian again sparked controversy.

Dinner With Cupid

Blind date: A match made in the Back Bay

Will these world-traveling neighbors find romance just across town?

gardening

Why the shade garden is so underrated — and how to create your own

Artfully planted and groomed, it is the most sheltered and cocooning place to be. The hallmark of the shade garden, one horticulturalist says, is its ‘‘intimacy.’’

Love Letters

His female roommate excludes her

They laugh at their personal inside jokes – always initiated by her.

Themed cruises are still going strong and ardent “Star Trek” fans can embark on their own voyages.

Theme vacations come ashore

This phenomenon began at sea. There are ’80s cruises, NASCAR cruises, and cruises for fans of everything from David Hasselhoff to “Star Trek.” The craze has also now reached land.

05/21/2017 CAMBRIDGE, MA Al Janik (cq) 67 of Somerville, bowls at Lanes and Games in Cambridge. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Globe Magazine

Rolling down memory lane at a soon-to-close Cambridge bowling alley

After 75 years, Lanes and Games will be replaced by apartments, and its fans will have a Mark Wahlberg film to remember it by.

Children at Halloween near the drain haunted by Pennywise, the evil clown of Stephen King’s “It.”

Join the ‘It’ crowd: Take a tour of Stephen King’s Bangor

In broad daylight, Bangor can seem downright pleasant — idyllic, even. But King imagined evil creeping out of every sewer grate and shadow.