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Ask Amy

Hometown visits wear thin for tired traveler

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

The Nation Today

Tourist may have brought measles to Southern California

A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more than just her luggage. She brought measles.

Ask Amy

Mom’s grave is going to need a larger stone

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

A mother held her baby receiving a new malaria vaccine as part of a trial at the Walter Reed Project Research Center in Kombewa in Western Kenya. The World Health Organization said Thursday it’s theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment.

UN says it’s possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon

Dr. Pedro Alonso, the UN health agency’s global malaria director, said WHO is ‘‘unequivocally in favor’’ of eradication, but that major questions about its feasibility remain.

WBZ’s Lisa Hughes in a 1960s royal blue satin dress at the Vintage Vogue fashion show.

hot ticket

Vintage Vogue Runway for Research fashion show set for September

The fashion show raises money for the Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Fund at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and it features some of your favorite local TV personalities and chefs.

love letters

What should we know before moving for love?

I know people suggest talking finances and children before considering marriage, but what do you suggest talking about before trying again and moving for love?

Style Watch

Lush fabrics lend sophisticated serenity to this master bedroom

A coastal-inspired palette personalizes a family vacation home near Newport.

Apps and social media can add to the angst of millennial parenting

But what isn’t entirely clear — at least, not yet — is how all this technology shapes the parenting experience: Do apps produce informed moms and dads, or anxious ones?

Bro bling: Tiffany introduces men’s jewelry collection

The company is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base.

Lili Almog’s “Muslim Girl #14” (2009), part of “Crossing Lines, Constructing Home” at the Harvard Art Museums. The exhibit is on display through January 5. Photograph from harvard art museums/fogg museum/©lili almog; courtesy of the artist

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do around Boston, Aug. 26-Sept. 8

An art installation explores immigration, the Spencer Fair helps close out summer, an Asian street festival comes to the Seaport, and more.

Connections | Magazine

Walking in my sister’s shoes when she no longer can

Following a car accident, my fashionable sister’s life changed, and I gained wisdom from her example.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘I told [the host] she would have to cause a distraction if things went poorly’

Will these two bibliophiles end up on the same page?

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 13: Model Gisele Bundchen looks on prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

NAMES

Gisele Bundchen blames ‘opportunists’ who ‘destroy’ the Amazon as massive wildfires continue

“We cannot close our eyes to what is happening in the Amazon.”

Paul “Farmer” Minor looks on as Mackenzie Latozas pets Daisy the pig at one of the hundreds of shows Minor and Daisy perform each year at libraries, schools, camps, and nursing homes around the country.

This Conn. farmer is helping kids to ‘pig out on reading’

Since he started doing shows in 2000, Farmer Minor has driven all over the country, pig in tow. This summer, he’s traveling up the East Coast, with stops in Virginia, Connecticut, and Maine. Next year, he’ll go on his sixth national tour.

Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck’s estate on Martha’s Vineyard, which has reportedly caught the interest of former president Barack Obama.

NAMES

Barack and Michelle Obama are reportedly buying a Martha’s Vineyard mansion

And not just any mansion — the former first couple are looking to buy none other than Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck’s Martha’s Vineyard estate, which is listed for $14.85 million.

Miss Conduct

Advice: My klutzy friend tries to ‘help’ in the kitchen. How do I stop her?

Plus, what to do with wedding decorations after the big day (or after the big day has been canceled).

Ask Amy

Lost love resurfaces as soul mate

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

two human brains with arms and legs riding tandem bicycle, 3d illustration

Friends Issue | Magazine

The brain benefits of having buddies

Friendships give us powerful neural boosts that can make our lives better.

A flight of basil chip, saffron passionfruit, strawberry jam, dark chocolate chunk, sweet cream & sprinkles, and exotic fruit sorbet from OddFellows in Chestnut Hill.

Quick Bite

OddFellows, Brooklyn’s finest — and most peculiar — ice cream, comes to Chestnut Hill

At OddFellows Ice Cream Co., a Brooklyn-based ice cream parlor now at The Street Chestnut Hill, you’ll find ice cream flavors served in a 1950s ambiance, plus boozy sweets.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

NAMES

Liam Hemsworth seeks to divorce Miley Cyrus after 7 months of marriage

The 29-year-old Australian actor filed for the dissolution of his marriage to the 26-year-old American pop star in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday.

Tables

Say hello to Shy Bird and soon-to-arrive Orfano

Krasi, Hecate, and Pink Taco are not far behind.

Singer-producer Pharrell Williams (left) and contemporary artist Mr. launched

JENEÉ OSTERHELDT

Mass shootings require a call to action. Will we answer?

In Paris, an American icon asks how we will put our kids before guns and make a better future.

Love Letters

Should I hook up with my ex?

... should I just say “whatever” and have fun?

Love Letters

A spooky dating tale: Ghosted and then zombied

What do you do when a onetime date, who had pulled a vanishing act, reappears suddenly?

Montreal artist Benny Wilding's mural at at the Beaubien Metro station in Montreal celebrates the St-Hubert's past.

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER

Big things are happening in a petite Montreal neighborhood

The Petite-Patrie neighborhood of Montreal is finding new life as a haven for fun boutiques and hot restaurants.

The best eco-friendly containers to save you from Sad Desk Lunch syndrome

If you bring food to work with you each day, it helps if the containers provide a little more pizazz than a cheap plastic deli container.

Marijuana getaways in Massachusetts: Where to buy pot and stay the weekend

If you find yourself traveling to a town you know next to nothing about, fear not: We scoped out what to do, where to stay, and where to eat.

Do I deserve compensation for my canceled Vueling Airlines flight?

When Vueling Airlines delays David Levine’s flight, it owes him compensation under European regulations. Why isn’t it paying him, as promised?

The bar at Peregrine restaurant at The Whitney, a new boutique hotel.

Check in | The Whitney

The Whitney is a former nurses’ dorm, transformed with care

Say hello to The Whitney, a new 65-room luxury boutique hotel in Boston’s Beacon Hill. Goodbye, John Jeffries House, which operated as a functional but no-frills hotel/hostel hybrid in this space for many years, post-dorm.

A crumbling classroom in Pripyat, Ukraine.

TRAVEL

What it’s like to tour Chernobyl

The Ukrainian government is promoting the Exclusion Zone as a tourist destination. I had to go.

From left: Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwim-mer, Matthew Perry, and Courteney Cox in “Friends”

Could we be any more excited? ‘Friends’ merch arrives ahead of 25th anniversary

See your “Friends” on the big screen. Deck out your place with “Friends” furniture. Wear your “Friends” as jewelry. Heck, buy the “Friends” Lego set and pretend it’s for your kid.

The Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota is a glimpse of the frontier spirit of the Old West.

Thundering out of an iconic American past: The Buffalo Roundup in South Dakota’s Custer State Park

In a practical sense, the roundup helps manage the size and health of the herd. For the bison, it’s an annual checkup, complete with a weigh-in and vaccinations for the new calves. For the rest of us, the roundup is a glimpse of a real ritual of the west.

Deatrich Wise Jr. (pictured last season) was selected by the Patriots in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft out of University of Arkansas.

THE VIP LOUNGE | Deatrich Wise Jr.

The VIP Lounge with Deatrich Wise Jr.

The Patriots defensive end said Jamaica is his all-time favorite vacation go-to spot. (And he can’t go anywhere without his charger.)

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod (as of Aug. 13) as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Here, there, and everywhere

Here, there, and everywhere

Travel news you can use.

Keeping a “salad tower” of ingredients on hand is one way to encourage healthy habits.

Globe Magazine

Healthy hacks and 2 recipes to help keep your good eating habits on track

By ensuring that tasty, nutritious food is always on hand, these strategies can make it easier to change your ways.

Poetica #3 is a Czech-style pilsner from Hill Farmstead brewers in Greensboro Bend, Vt.

Bottles

5 beers to enjoy in Vermont

I recently found myself back in Vermont for a guys’ weekend, trekking to some of my old haunts and visiting some new ones.

A tuna, tomato, and Swiss cheese sandwich at Via Lago in Lexington.

What She’s Having

At Via Lago, dinner is great, but lunch is the true scene

In a lunch-scape that has grown rife with assembly-line burritos and grain bowls; smoothie bars and juiceries; ordering by app and cooking by robot; well, Via Lago is a salty throwback to a simpler time.

Migrants stood aboard the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat as it arrived near the Lampedusa coast in the Mediterranean Sea last week.

Charity suggests plane could resolve migrant boat standoff

Italy’s fierce battle over immigration raged on Monday, with fights and panic attacks reported among migrants who have been stranded on a rescue ship for up to 18 days at sea.

A soap dispenser you don’t need your dirty hands to pump

This is no small matter when the reason you’re washing your hands is they’re messy with poultry drippings, cookie batter, meat ball mixture, whatever, that you don’t want to get on the pump.

Jonathan Demoga in his Mama Roux food truck in Worcester. He serves New Orleans-inspired dishes, including fried chicken sandwiches topped with greens or Worcester’s own Royal Pickles.

Food & Travel

His food truck brings New Orleans flair to Worcester

The Mama Roux truck behind Dive Bar has become a destination in itself.

Lobster and chocolate: Great tastes that go great together?

Provincetown chocolatier Paul John Kearins uses a highly flavored, pure lobster powder made from cooked wild-caught Atlantic lobster, and blends in lemon oils and parsley, to make his Cape Cod bar.

Love Letters

She chose me as a wedding date

I used to have a big crush on her, and now that I see a window opening, I want to go for it.

Eric Goodwin on a visit to St. John in the US Virgin Islands.

VIP LOUNGE | Eric Goodwin

VIP Lounge with entrepreneur Eric Goodwin

When he’s not operating one of his many restaurants or hospitality consulting and recruiting businesses, Goodwin loves to travel — especially to St. John in the US Virgin Islands.

Protestors are walking sheep past government buildings as part of 'Farmers for a People's Vote' to highlight the risk Brexit presents to livestock.

Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos

British government documents have warned of disruptions across the country in the event that the UK leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31.

Creative spaces are often works in progress

‘They’re not highly produced spaces. They are spaces that reflect the real lives of people.’ Get more design inspiration at realestate.boston.com.

Special report

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/12/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_ticks_97462[1].jpg Bitten by Uncertainty: A Globe report on Lyme disease in the Northeast

In 2013, the Globe took an in-depth look at the disease, the patients, the debate, and the science.

PODCAST

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/17169_LL_Podcast_HP_Episode_4_Tease%20(1).png The Love Letters podcast: Ditch the ex’s T-shirt, or wear it?

After a breakup, is it better to hold onto relics from the relationship, or to dump them?

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Spotify   |   RadioPublic

 

Dining Out

Dining Out reviews

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Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Design New England

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An architect turns his old barn in Newport, Rhode Island, into a light-filled multipurpose haven for family and guests.