The Boston Globe Magazine | June 25, 2017

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The razor wars have begun and somebody’s going to get hurt

For decades, Gillette has defined shaving. But upstarts like Harry’s may be doing more than getting under its skin. By Jeff Harder

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

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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. By Dave Denison

Welcome to the men’s shaving club

A blade-by-blade breakdown of online shaving prices (handles are free with initial order unless noted; some pricing discounts available). By Jeff Harder

Boston Rocks

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/15/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/xref0611cover.jpg When Boston rocked

Take a tour of your youth with this ode to the gritty clubs, home-grown talent, and visiting acts that made Boston’s music scene so mesmerizing in the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s.

Game Changers

Special section | Game Changers

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/gamechangershoriz-6383.jpg 51 bright ideas and breakthroughs for 2017

In a revolutionary place like Boston, innovators and innovations are as common as bad drivers. See who made our annual list.

Airport security

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/OpeningImage1211TSA.jpg Do airport security lines have to be so awful? A rare look inside TSA.

With a history of dysfunction and new calls to privatize, can the agency’s big plans to make airport security less miserable get off the ground?

Anti-immigration

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/07102010_711oped_loth2-7651819.jpg Trump’s anti-immigration playbook was written 100 years ago. In Boston.

How a trio of Harvard-educated blue bloods led a crusade to keep the “undesirables” out and make America great again.

North End guide

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/northend0129web_lede.jpg Where to eat and what to order in Boston’s North End

15 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, from elegant hideaways to buzzy trattorias to (lots of) incredible pizza.

Examiner

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/beach0625examiner.jpg If life’s a beach, Massachusetts has it good

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

Cooking | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cooking0625turn.jpg Recipes: Light, easy Southeast Asian salads for summer

Counteract the summer heat with big, refreshing flavors.

Your Week Ahead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/week0625mag.jpg 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.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/22/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Newbower0625%20.jpg Fashion spotting at the Green and White Ball

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

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/19/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/stevens0625ext.jpeg For sale: Homes in Lowell

Options include an updated house ideal for a family or a gracious Second Empire-style home.

MARIE MAINGUY for the boston globe

Connections | Magazine

I look just like my husband’s ex-wife

We could be sisters, and we’ve had the same taste in partners. But I’m over it.

Comments

Letters to the editor of the Globe Magazine

Readers weigh in on columns about covering President Trump, people who do good deeds, turning 40, and more.

College & Money

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener0522collegedebt.jpg The college debt crisis is even worse than you think

We tell students they need a bachelor’s degree to get ahead. But for too many, the numbers no longer add up.

Special section

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WORK%20CROP.jpg 2016 Top Places to Work

Read the full list of winners and more stories about worker happiness.

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