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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.

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Ask Amy

Son and parents locked in gender war

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

IF YOU GO . . . Tampa

IF YOU GO . . . Tampa

Ms. Horn, shown on Long Island, was 2 pounds at birth.

Lucille Horn, 96, infant who survived in sideshow incubator

Ms. Horn weighed barely 2 pounds when she was born, but her parents put their faith in a doctor at Coney Island.

FILE - This May 4, 2001, file photo shows Kim Jong Nam, exiled half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, escorted by Japanese police officers at the airport in Narita, Japan. Kim Jong Nam, the outcast half brother of North Korea's leader, told medical workers before he died Feb. 13, 2017, that he had been attacked at a Malaysian airport with a chemical spray, according to Malaysian officials. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)

Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

The public poisoning of Kim Jong Nam, which took place Feb. 13 amid crowds of travelers at the airport, appeared to be a well-planned hit.

Style Watch

Rehabbing a 1970s Deck House without destroying its charm

The renovation removed walls and doubled the kitchen space while preserving its character.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘I loved that he was so dressed up’

Will the distance between these daters be a deal breaker?

Connections | Magazine

Coming home to a small town

When I was young, I imagined a different life. But now I wouldn’t want my kids to grow up anywhere else.

‘Sometimes people change’: Maryland shop covers racist tattoos for free

‘‘If I can help that person, that’s my ultimate goal.’’

Globe Magazine

8 tips for choosing a summer camp

Ask these eight questions to find out if an arts camp (or any camp) is right for your child.

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Here’s why you should send your kid to an arts camp this summer

All children — not just your budding Matisse, Ellington, or Streep — can have fun and unleash their creativity.

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7 ideas for curing toxic inequality

Government policy mostly helps the rich and hurts everyone else, says Brandeis scholar Thomas M. Shapiro. Here’s how we can change that.


Coming up roses

Perk up your winter with a flower arranging class; you might see a new career bloom.

From left: Kara Brooks, JM Craven, and Cliff Ashbrook play video games at Roxy’s Central & A4cade.

quick bite

Cheesy snacks and vintage arcade games at Roxy’s Central & A4cade

Come for the poutine, stay for the “Pac-Man.”

My Instagram: Julien Levesque

Well known in the Boston Instagram scene for running @southendboston, Julien Levesque started the account two years ago as a new year’s resolution to be more creative. It worked.


Faherty to bring the beach to Back Bay

Life’s a beach, and that’s fine by Alex and Mike Faherty, who’ll open their sixth shop — specializing in sustainable outdoor wear — on Newbury Street in March.

Chef Matthew Gaudet plans a return to Cambridge with Freepoint Kitchen & Cocktails by Matthew Gaudet.


Chef Matthew Gaudet plans his Cambridge return, Lolita Cocina tantalizes anew, and other restaurant news

Would you like a $135 martini? We know where you can get one.


Pressed for time but ready for anything, travelers opt for ‘microadventures’

Some microadventures may seem extreme, not for the activities they promise, but for their very, very short durations.

Members of the Wright clan gathered for a multi-generational ski vacation in

A vacation for the ages

We’re not alone in seeking multigenerational travel experiences. In fact, in a recent survey by Virtuoso, a leading international network of luxury travel agencies, multigenerational travel was the number one top travel trend for 2016.

The Himalayan Salt Cave at the Pyramid Holistic Wellness Center

Need to beat the winter blues? Hole up in a salt cave.

Salt caves are believed to help with many ailments and illnesses, from chronic conditions like cystic fibrosis to the common cold and allergies to skin ailments like psoriasis and eczema.

The author used a floating bike to get around the Tampa riverfront.

Tampa’s riverfront is its new star

Downtown started springing to life a few years ago, thanks to several new retail and residential developments. Then last year, its slow-moving 2.4-mile Riverwalk project was completed, finally giving the river its full due.

Pauline Frommer’s recent trip to Paris was very different.

The VIP Lounge with Pauline Frommer

We caught up with Pauline Frommer, editorial director of the popular Frommer Travel Guides and Frommers.com, at the Boston Globe Travel Show to talk about all things travel.

Rykodisc’s Jeff Rougvie, who worked with David Bowie, will speak at the tribute.

Hot Ticket

A look back at David Bowie

In Arlington, a multimedia tribute to the revolutionary David Bowie.


The Honda Civic Is Back as a Hatchback

Most people who remember the original Civic that Honda brought to America in 1973 remember it as a hatchback. The less popular “sedan” looked exactly the same — it just had a tiny rear door instead of the liftgate.

Love Letters

She has feelings for her ‘best friend’ at work

She said she hadn’t acted on these feelings, but that she had thought about being with him. I flipped out.

Little Giuseppe at Eastern Standard.


How to make Eastern Standard’s Little Giuseppe

A pinch of salt tames the intensity of Cynar and Punt e Mes.

An arched wall marks where the building was enlarged in 1897 for the addition of the five-story Allis steam engine.

Let your appreciation flow at the Waterworks Museum

If you ever wondered where the water comes from, and how it gets into your home, the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum at 2450 Beacon St. has the answers.

The One Thing

A look at easy orthodonture, minus the metal and the tweens

Easy orthodonture, minus the metal and the tweens

Mary C. Wyatt in her AAA office.

Q & A with Mary C. Wyatt, editor of AAA travel publications

For Taunton native Mary C. Wyatt, serving as executive editor of the publication for AAA Northeast, a northeastern club of the national American Automobile Association, could not be a more perfect fit.

Here, there, and everywhere

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus may be closing after 146 years, but the circus is alive and well at the New England Center for Circus Arts.

Fort Lauderdale ads send inclusive message

The campaign’s ads, which launced in January, include three transgender models, making Greater Fort Lauderdale among the first destinations to use transgender models as part of its mainstream advertising.

travel troubleshooter | Christopher Elliott

My dream trip ended early when my London flight was canceled

When Leslie Hammond’s flight to London is canceled, she calls off her vacation. Why won’t American Airlines refund her ticket?


A tasty Oscar wager

A restaurant in Manchester-by-the-Sea initiated a friendly bet with a West Coast eatery that’s featured in “La La Land.”

Bryan Rafanelli


Bryan Rafanelli’s Oscar party advice

We asked him what the ultimate Oscars bash would look like.

People run along Singing Beach in Manchester-by-the-Sea.

Another thing that makes Manchester-by-the-Sea famous? Its singing sand.

Singing Beach in Manchester-by-the-Sea is famous for the sound its sand makes when you walk on it.

Carlton Fisk's house in Charlestown, N.H., is for sale.


Carlton Fisk’s childhood home is for sale

It could be yours for $175,000.

It was just under an hour wait for a hot dog at Sullivan’s.

With Sully’s opening, it’s a zoo on Castle Island today

Sullivan’s — the concession stand at Castle Island — opened two days early due to good weather and the crowds showed up en masse.

A fifth-grade instructor goes over an equation during math class at Dever Elementary School in Boston.


Kids who feel positive about their work do better in math

A new long-term study says the findings held true regardless of intelligence or economic background.

 Former House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio spoke during a news conference.

Former House speaker predicts Obamacare will not be repealed

Former House Speaker John Boehner said a full repeal and replacement of “Obamacare” is “not going to happen.”

Miss Conduct

Advice: Help! My co-worker constantly bad-mouths our boss

Plus, dining with a former colleague whose table manners are appalling.

06/18/2016 ROSLINDALE, MA L-R Ammattieia Pierre (cq), 4, Sandy Guerrier (cq), and Amurah Pierre (cq) 15, go over their monthly chore chart at their home in Roslindale. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Making $50,000 a year and still barely getting by in Boston

With no savings and no safety net, this single mother hangs on by a thread as she seeks a stable life for her three kids.


Talking sex in Boston: from the Puritans to the Combat Zone

A panel of experts will discuss “Boston’s sexual history and how it has — or has not — shaped the city we know today.”

Love Letters

Feelings for a friend

Is there at least a sliver of a chance that maybe one day he’ll grow out of the fear of losing the friendship?

Aly Raisman posing for Sports Illustrated.


Aly Raisman says Sports Illustrated photoshoot ‘was one of my favorite days’

The Olympic gymnast is featured in the magazine’s new swimsuit issue.

Tom Brady (pictured with Bill Belichick at Pebble Beach, Calif., earlier this month) will be the subject of an upcoming film.

Who should play Tom Brady in the movie? Let the casting speculation begin. . .

With a TB12 movie reportedly in the works, the Internet has become a hotbed of casting speculation.

7-year-old boy meets NBC’s Holt after on-air shout out

The boy mentioned Holt to an Oregon reporter, saying, ‘‘usually you see him more on the news than you.’’

This non-pineapple pizza would likely be fine by the president of Iceland.

Iceland’s president’s strong views on pineapple pizza have caused a stir

Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week.