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Malden’s Bobby Sager unveils his new book, ‘Invisible Sun,' with a little help from buddy Sting

Bobby Sager celebrated the release of his new book at a launch party in New York City Tuesday night.


To depict CIA’s torture program in ‘The Report,’ Scott Z. Burns went to the man who exposed it

Burns wrote and directed 'The Report,' starring Adam Driver as Senate staffer Daniel Jones, who sent shockwaves through Washington with a 6700-page report on the CIA's post-9/11 detention and interrogation programs.


Career Collaborative celebrates job placement, development at leadership breakfast

The annual leadership breakfast for Boston nonprofit Career Collaborative recently drew a host of big names to the Harvard Club.


Matt Damon relives Boston sports memories on ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’

Matt Damon and Bill Simmons discussed their Patriots, Celtics, and Red Sox fandom during an hour-long conversation on Simmons’s podcast, reliving championships and other memories.


Rent the Runway makes changing your outfit even easier

If you never thought you’d say “I never wear the same thing twice,” think again.


Test-driving Bluestone Lane in Harvard Square

The coffee chain a far cry from Crema Café, which it replaced, in Harvard Square. Whether that bothers you is a matter of personal taste. But, yes, the coffee’s good.

Want to save democracy? Start with your Little League

At the PTO meeting, in line at the grocery, getting my teeth cleaned — everyone, it seems, wants to talk about What We're Going To Do About America. So let's get started.


John Legend is People’s Sexiest Man Alive and no one is having more fun than Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen made a cryptic confession to her nearly 12 million Twitter followers Tuesday night: "I have big news and it's killing me I can't say it and it's not a baby," the model and author wrote.

My kids wanted to know: What exactly did Jefferson do at Monticello, anyway?

We built a vacation around a lyric from ‘Hamilton,’ and the history lesson kept my daughters’ imaginations alive.


New award to honor arts and activism named after Lena Horne

The venerated Times Square concert venue The Town Hall has created a new award to honor arts and activism, a prize to be named after Horne.

Ask Amy

Eccentric in-law is invited to shut up

Advice from Amy Dickinson.


How I traveled solo as a young woman and lived to tell the tale

Traveling alone goes against all the lessons I was taught as a child: Stick with your friends, don’t walk alone late at night, don’t talk to strangers.

Alaska is getting even more popular, but you can still skip the crowds

Here are five excursions to explore Alaska sans tourists.


The Sky Bar’s triumphant return

The chocolate bar with four separate fillings is back in production this week. This is the unlikely story of its salvation.


Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson discuss whether he’d play Captain America again

Chris Evans isn’t closing the door on reprising his role as Captain America, but he’s also not overly enthusiastic about the idea.


‘Antiques Roadshow’ is coming to Boston in 2020. Here’s how to get tickets.

PBS's "Antiques Roadshow" will welcome 3,000 local guests to have their valuables appraised in Boston next year.

The VIP Lounge with Kay Hanley

We caught up with the Letters to Cleo singer to talk about all things travel.


My hotel was overbooked, so where’s my refund?

After the Hotel San Giorgio in Italy turns Robert Arbanas away, it promises him a refund. So where's his money?

Here, there, and everywhere

Travel news you can use.

Revisiting a Berkshire Christmas, 1967

An iconic Rockwell painting comes to life in Stockbridge.


Getting Salty with Steven Peljovich of Michael’s Deli

The Miami native has been happily ensconced in Coolidge Corner for eight years — and wouldn’t even mind eating his last meal there.

Hello, winter solstice: Here’s where to make merry on the longest night of the year

Local organizations are hosting hayrides, bonfires, moonlight hikes, and lantern-lit strolls Dec. 21. Here’s a sampling of events.

Escape tunnel underneath Berlin Wall opens to public

Days before it was finished, East German officials had discovered and destroyed it.


Make your own salad mix with sweet and bitter greens

When local lettuces are no longer in the markets, rather than turning to those big plastic boxes of baby greens, make your own mix.

Recipe: Take a jar and make enough Dijon vinaigrette to last all week

This recipe is for Dijon Vinaigrette from the food section of The Boston Globe


Recipe: Toss a hearty salad with roasted butternut, farro, baby kale, and sage vinaigrette

This recipe is for Butternut, Farro, and Kale Salad with Sage Vinaigrette from the food section of The Boston Globe


Recipe: Rainbow carrots, cut to look like faceted jewels, are pan-roasted and glazed with honey

This recipe is for Glazed Rainbow Carrots with Cumin and Honey from the food section of The Boston Globe

Unsent Love Letters

You’ll always be my baby

“We were love and light, posing as people. Our youth and our passion imprinted on that time and space and it still exists, somewhere in the world. I know it does because I felt it when you spoke through that phone… eight years later.”


Joshua Bernstein wants you to drink better beer

He’s written five books on craft beer, including “Drink Better Beer,” released last month. We caught up with him to discuss his latest book, industry trends, and more.


Recipe: It’s time to make an apple pie -- like this one with fresh cranberries in a flaky, buttery crust

This recipe is for Apple Cranberry Pie from the food section of The Boston Globe

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.


This spice rub took 10 years to perfect

Herd Nerd’s salt and spice mixes will up your food’s flavor game


BlendJet a powerful blender for those on the go

With its sleek, lightweight profile, it’s impressively convenient and easy to pack for smoothies, shakes, baby food . . . or margaritas.

Friend weighs reaction to relationship rescue

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Vince Wilfork attends Joslin gala for pediatric diabetes patients

The retired New England Patriot has been a long-time supporter of the Boston diabetes research center.

The House Ways and Means Committee hearing room will host the first public Trump impeachment hearing.

TV Critic’s Corner

A furor over where impeachment hearings will re-air

Last week, Bill Moyers and Michael Winship urged PBS to air the Trump impeachment hearings in prime time.


Emerson celebrates women in media at summit

Organized by visual and media arts professor Cristina Kotz Cornejo, the event is designed to celebrate progress for gender equity in Hollywood and discuss the many obstacles that still impede women in the industry.

D’Arcy Carden (left) and Jameela Jamil on “The Good Place.”

TV Critic’s Corner

‘The Good Place’ will finish at a good place: on top

When it’s all said and done, the show will have run for only four seasons.

Cafe waiter is stung by online reviews

Advice from Amy Dickinson.


How to tell whether a prospective employer is actually ‘family-friendly’

Sometimes the quest for work-life balance can lead parents to change jobs. Those who believe they're moving to a more family-friendly company or industry may face a rude awakening,


House-sitting job reveals messy problem

Advice from Amy Dickinson


At Nightshade Noodle Bar, a chef’s Vietnamese-inspired vision

Lynn, Lynn, city of house-made noodles, bone marrow fried rice, and fruity drinks.


Rodman’s annual Celebration for Kids returns Dec. 7

The annual Celebration for Kids supports charities and youth-focused service organizations that help at-risk children.


Barbara Johansen Newman drawn to capturing the essence of people in portraits

The Needham-based artist discusses her pensive portraiture


A LoLa Burger in the Seaport, Clover opens in Back Bay. Plus a new coffee chain comes to Cambridge.

Restaurant news you can use.


Billy Joel is coming back to Fenway Park in 2020

Billy Joel will perform at the home of the Red Sox for a seventh consecutive summer.


We can’t stop thinking about climate change, either. Here’s a rough guide to coping

If you’re struggling with grief or anxiety about the environment, you’re far from alone. We asked the experts for some advice on how to deal with it.