The Boston Globe Magazine | April 8, 2018

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Why ranting on Yelp is the wrong way to complain about awful service

Ticked off about a lousy meal or surly service? Before trashing the business online, try telling someone who can actually fix the problem. By Neil Swidey

Laura Benedict shares a laugh with a customer on the lawn behind The Red Barn during a benefit for a local girls gymnastics team.

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How giving food away saved a Maine restaurant

Laura Benedict thought she’d have to shut down The Red Barn. Then she had an idea that turned into a saving grace. By Meadow Rue Merrill

7 steps to try before resorting to a bad review on Yelp

We don’t always have to air our grievances about a business with the entire world before telling the business. By Neil Swidey

Spring/summer arts

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/06/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cover0311arts.jpg 42 concerts, plays, and arts events you shouldn’t miss in New England

Globe critics looked all around the region to pick events you should mark on your calendar.

Bostonians of the Year

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/12/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/boty1217xef_art.jpg 2017 Bostonian of the Year (and 8 inspiring honorable mentions)

Dr. Ann McKee’s work may change football forever. Plus, intrepid teens, dissenting women, caring congregations, visionary scientists, and other engaged citizens making Boston stand out.

Best of the New

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/08/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/BOTNFood0114mag.jpg Boston’s 46 best new restaurants

Check out our dozens of picks for any budget, including pitch-perfect Italian-American cuisine, Chinese eateries, seafood and lunch spots, and more.

The Muck affair

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/110517cover.jpg Sex, spies, and the national anthem: The BSO scandal you’ve never heard of

One hundred years ago, one of the world’s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston’s famed orchestra.

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.

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Perspective | Magazine

Boston is the nation’s college capital. Here’s how to keep it that way

Boston’s economy has thrived because of “eds and meds” — education and health care. But that status is under threat. By Brian C. Mitchell and W. Joseph King

Dinner with Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/02/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cupid0408mag.jpg Blind date: ‘We never ran out of things to discuss for two-plus hours’

Will these two marathoners team up or simply run out of steam?

Cooking | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/02/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/shakshuka0408main.jpg Recipes: Give breakfast Middle Eastern flair with green shakshuka

A staple in the Middle East, the egg-based dish is a quick and healthy meal that’s a breeze to adapt.

Your Week Ahead

/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/28/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/kite.psd Five things to do the week of April 9-15

Kite Day, the Boston International Film Festival, Native American art at the MFA, and more.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Lalonde0408style.JPG Fashion spotting at the American Repertory Theater’s annual gala

Partygoers at the ART celebration at the Boch Center Wang Theatre showed a flair for the dramatic.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/front1.jpg For sale: Elegant Victorian homes with 2018 conveniences

Roslindale and Milton single-family homes that blend period details with modern amenities.

Comments

Letters to the editor of the Boston Globe Magazine

Readers share their thoughts on allowing 16-year-olds to vote.

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Connections | Magazine

My mom is online dating, and I’m thrilled (really)

Decades after my parents’ divorce, my mother’s back in the dating pool. It’s about time.

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.

2017 Women & Power

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/10292017cover.jpg The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Mass.

The Commonwealth Institute and the Globe Magazine acknowledge standout company and nonprofit leaders in fields ranging from construction to the arts.

2017 Top Places to Work

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/TPTWcover1119-3396.jpg Winning workplaces

More than 75,000 employees nominated nearly 340 workplaces across Massachusetts. The 125 best across four categories, small to largest, are here.

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