Family holiday drama brings on big changes this year
Advice from Amy Dickinson.
Advice from Amy Dickinson.
One of the winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses.
The Conservation Law Foundation gave its President’s Award to congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III during its biennial gala last week.
Eva Furlong of Winchester bought the milestone ticket and went with her family to Saturday’s matinee of Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre’s performance of “The Nutcracker.”
Michigan’s chief medical executive will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges in a criminal investigation over the Flint water crisis, a judge ruled Friday, making Dr. Eden Wells the second member of Gov. Rick Snyder’s Cabinet to go before a jury.
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During the most wonderful time of the year, sadness sometimes, somehow finds a way to creep in.
Your Week Ahead
Ansel Adams exhibit at the MFA, tips on traveling better from globe-trotting journalists, the Cultural Survival Bazaar, and more.
Textiles and clean lines take this Pioneer Valley master bedroom from bland to Bohemian.
Tumblr’s sweeping ban on adult content misreads the room.
Dinner With Cupid
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Looking for that special something? Don’t stress out, we’ve got a ton of ideas.
The national school lunch program is making room on menus again for noodles, biscuits, tortillas and other foods made mostly of refined grains.
The Bar Mezzana crew goes underground with rum-filled drinks and Asian-inspired finger food.
A show at Massachusetts Historical Society and one at the Charles River Museum dress up history.
The self-taught painter on her identity, her inspiration, and Instagram Stories.
I mean, at what point does it become actual insanity? Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.
We used to frequently have overnight guests, but mental health issues mean we can’t anymore, and my husband doesn’t want me to say why.
A trio of local businesses pop up at Derby Street Shops.
If your child is too squirmy to sit through a full production of “The Nutcracker,” head to Downtown Crossing for a musical stroll instead — and spend some time with cast members.
Restaurant news you can use.
The Trump administration separated 81 migrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the June executive order that stopped the general practice.
Lose your stress and add some ho-ho-ho to your holidays with these gift suggestions that are sure to delight your favorite fellow travelers.
I plan the dates, I organize our events, I pay for almost all of it, even. I’m independent, but I wish he would just initiate something.
New England Literary News | Nina MacLaughlin
Peter A. Browne, a 19th-century naturalist, put together samples from animals and men and women from around the globe
Patricia Miller started researching her book 12 years ago, but it feels strikingly familiar.
A cooling tower that provides mist to make visitors comfortable was the likely source for 22 cases in a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak last year near the theme park, an official testified.
The Story Behind the Book | Kate Tuttle
In “The Wine-Lover’s Daughter,” Anne Fadiman writes about her father, essayist and critic Clifton Fadiman.
Advice from Amy Dickinson.
He’s smart and sweet ... and he has no car and works full-time as a bartender, which means he’s around a lot of “partying,” which he’s told me himself.
The Celebrity Edge promises to revolutionize how people sail, with new technology, striking design, and a Magic Carpet.
Only six fries? Internet, you’ve got better things to freak about.
The former Republican senator from Mass. shared the news in a weekend Twitter post.
After a Harvard professor suggested that six French fries equals a serving, social media collectively responded with a resounding: “No.”
We’ve got expert tips for how to bow out of gift-giving gracefully and other advice to maximize savings and minimize stress.
Utah patients can use medical marijuana legally after a compromise agreement was signed into law, but they likely won’t be able to buy it legally until at least 2020, officials said Tuesday.
A weekly calendar of literary events.
These places are picturesque and charming year-round, but they’re especially magical during the holidays.
“How did we do it?” 82-year-old Jim Sheehan asked his wife, Patricia, with a sheepish grin.
The Barre, Vt., native is a Sox fan and excited about coming to Boston for a two-week run (Dec. 18-30) of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella — The Musical” at the Emerson Colonial Theatre.
Travel news you can use.
Singer Nick Jonas and actress Priyanka Chopra tied the knot this past weekend — and photos and videos are being released of the dayslong celebration.
The local burger chain will join competitors like Shake Shack and Five Guys when it opens across the pond.
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The menu at Pagu in Cambridge throws a net around Spain, Japan, Taiwan, and of-the-moment American food culture and pulls it comfortably snug.
“From Our Kitchens: Recipes and Stories from the Boston Jewish Community” features recipes old and new alike.
Nine years after its start in New York City, and expansion to culinary hot spots like Los Angeles, Chicago, and Austin, the restaurant recommendation site recently added Boston to its club of 12 home cities.
The first Milk Bar in Manhattan drew a following with crack pie — a gooey, oat-crusted, butter-and-brown-sugar rush — and cereal milk soft-serve.
In 2013, the Globe took an in-depth look at the disease, the patients, the debate, and the science.
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