Assistant News Editor

L. Kim Tan

Kim Tan is editor of Globe South, a regional news and features section serving 48 cities and towns south of Boston. An editor at the Globe since 2000, he previously worked as a reporter at the Boston Herald, covering various beats, then as a journalism professor in Singapore, where he helped found its first university student-run campus newspaper.

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Week Ahead

Time for harvest fairs, as farmers markets wind down

By , Globe Staff

The Topsfield Fair, which runs through Oct. 14, isn’t the only agricultural or harvest-time festival happening this week.

Week Ahead

With fall, here comes the Topsfield Fair

By , Globe Staff

America’s oldest county fair opens at 10 a.m. Friday and runs through Oct. 14.

Week Ahead

This museum has a 200-year-old house, and it’s growing another wing

By , Globe Staff

Soon there will be even more at the Peabody Essex Museum to marvel at: a $125 million new wing, galleries, and garden slated to debut this Saturday.

A good time to run (or some other outdoor activity)

By , Globe Staff

With cooler, crisper weather, and life back to regular programming, event organizers schedule outdoor fund-raisers for early fall with reasonable expectations of drawing significant interest.