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Summer fun, in the bag

You’re bound for the beach, and you’re tired of the droopy, sand-filled sack you’ve dragged there for the past decade. Beau & Rag Bag Company can help.

Stylish Bostonians

// 2015 Most Stylish Bostonians

From fashionistas to legal scholars, these tastemakers reveal how they set the city’s trends.

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My Instagram: Texas Manning

Clowns can be glam. At least that’s the goal of Texas Manning (@clown_glam), a 21-year-old student at MassArt who wears clown-inspired makeup every day.

Almost-broken crystal almost breaks up party

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Cape Cod bird sightings.


Dive into a classic martini (and its origin story)

A new book chronicles the history and “bewildering depths” of martinis, the luminaries who loved them, and the evolution of its sister cocktails.

Binge eating videos find big audience (and even help some people lose weight)

The South Korea-rooted video trend is known as “mukbang,” and it has spread to the United States and around the globe on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.


You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. Including your appetite.

Food writer Kara Baskin has been sick for more than a month. And that meant not wanting to eat. Now that’s she’s on the road to recovery, here’s what she’s craving.


Mally Skok’s new furniture line is based on vintage finds

Skok’s collection for Dowel Furniture, The Well-Traveled Home, consists of nine designs.


Shepard Fairey returns to Providence — and RISD — this month

Some giant news in the contemporary art world: Acclaimed street artist Shepard Fairey, who got his start at the Rhode Island School of Design, returns to Providence this month where he’ll paint his 100th mural.

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Parents fret about daughter’s abusive relationship

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Feed your brain in these tasty college towns

In addition to having plenty of casual spots serving coffee, pizza, and cheap beer, these towns have all sorts of tasty hideaways where chefs are using locally grown and sourced ingredients to create thoughtful dishes.

Getting Salty

Getting Salty with Alex Hage

A conversation with Alex Hage

Getting Salty with Tom Berry

Berry will soon open Mariel, bringing Cuban food to Post Office Square.

White walls, subtle lighting, and well-placed houseplants add to a home’s appeal.

Ingrid Fetell Lee on designing a ‘joyful’ home

The author of ‘‘Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness,’’ took part in an online chat about wall color, feng shui, and kitchen cabinets.

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Toxic in-laws endanger allergic family member

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Mitchell Zuckoff


ABC picks up TV series based on former Globe reporter’s book

The limited series will be based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s “Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11.”

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Meghan Kausel

As a child, Kausel was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and vocalizations. Since college, she’s been using her tics to make art.

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Brittany Loar

Brittany Loar has her hands full. The 31-year-old New Mexico native is a senior designer at Genuine, an art director at Ethical Style Journal and a freelance designer and illustrator.

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Pretty in pink

At the BPL on Aug. 4, it’s a party celebrating all things “Pinkalicious & Peterrific.”

Uma Thurman in “Kill Bill: Vol. 1.”

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5 things to do this weekend

Some great ideas to beat the heat and have some fun in and around Boston.

James Fair Jr. is the subject “Fair Game.”

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Doc Talk: From an injustice in Georgia to a plea for bees

A preview of four documentaries screening this week.

Greater Boston author readings July 14 - July 20

A weekly calendar of literary events.

A selection of styles at December Thieves.

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December Thieves pops up in another location

Find cooler-than-thou women’s apparel, accessories, and home décor from far-flung designers and locales.

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Parents plan to punish for piercings

Their daughter is training to be a nurse and mom thinks multiple piercings are unprofessional.

Anxious bridesmaid feels she ruined a wedding

She tripped over her foot and fell during the wedding of her best friend.

Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

In your Happy Place

It offers good vibes and tons of likes in Boston.

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Newport Flower Show is a sight to behold

Flowers, birds, champagne, a Gilded Age mansion — it’s all so civilized.

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Husband’s ex treats them like they are third wheels

Advice from Amy Dickinson

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

Singer/actress Lady Gaga arrives for the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019, in New York. - The Gala raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute. The Gala's 2019 theme is Camp: Notes on Fashion

Bring on the camp: Met Gala exhibit explores camp in fashion

Think Bjork’s famous 2001 ‘‘swan dress,’’ which is in the show, and Gaga’s unforgettable 2010 raw meat dress, which isn’t (it was real meat, after all).

The latest addition to Adobe After Effects merely represents a long-awaited promotion of the feature from the still applications of Photoshop. Above: Adobe Photoshop logo.

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Now you see it. Now you don’t

Here comes the latest version of Adobe After Effects, which is scarier than it sounds.

Pass over the can, make your own macaroons

In the mad rush to prepare for the Passover Seders, which begin on Friday night, you might grab a few cans of macaroons for dessert. If you have time this year, make your own.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (left) in New York in 1992, and Carly Simon in Beverly Hills, Calif., in 2016.

Carly Simon writing memoir about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Carly Simon is writing an “intimate, vulnerable” memoir about a very famous friend, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

4-10-2019 Boston, Mass. Actor Chazz Palminteri and Academy Award-winner Robert DeNiro made a surprise appearence at A Bronx Tale The Musical curtain call at the Citizen Bank Opera House. Photo by Bill Brett for the Boston Globe


Robert DeNiro and Chazz Palminteri swing by the Opera House for a performance of ‘A Bronx Tale’

The duo went onstage to greet the crowd for the show’s curtain call.


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The deCordova Biennial presents work by local artists inspired by everything from UFOs to sunlight.

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Preschool party exclusion concerns parent

At preschool pickup today, another parent invited us to a celebratory kids’ event next month. I’m concerned because she made a comment along the lines of “not all of the class” is being invited.

David Ortiz reveals which former teammate he thinks could run the Boston Marathon

Plus, how the former Sox player and his David Ortiz Children’s Fund are involved in this year’s Marathon.

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The 23-year-old East Boston artist is working on a map of America, filling each state with crowd-sourced totems from the minds of locals. The Globe chatted with her about her artistic road trip.

There are many reasons why people thrift. Some want to avoid the mall, others want a unique wardrobe with vintage flair. Everyone wants a deal. Whatever your reason, treasures await you if you’re willing to put in the time and effort.


How to be a master thrift-store shopper

Secondhand shopping is all the rage right now. Here are some tips from experienced shoppers to ensure a successful trip to the thrift store.

Harrison Ford in “Blade Runner: The Final Cut.”

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

Michael Jackson performs during his


The thrill is gone: Michael Jackson really makes us uncomfortable now, so his music should, too

Radio stations in New Zealand, Canada, and Holland began pulling Jackson’s music from the airwaves this week. It’s time US radio stations did the same.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 21, 2018 Actor Luke Perry arrives for the press line of

Publicist: Luke Perry hospitalized and ‘under observation’

“Riverdale” and “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Luke Perry has been hospitalized, his publicist said Thursday.

The cast of “American Girl Live.”

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5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

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Amanda K. Hawkins

The 27-year-old spoke about the complexity of landscape paintings, her love of art history, and demistifying the studio process.

21 Savage was up for two awards at Sunday’s Grammys.

Lawyers: Rapper 21 Savage released from federal immigration custody

He was arrested during a targeted immigration operation early on Feb. 3. ICE officials said at the time that the British citizen had overstayed his visa and had a felony conviction.


Sit for a spell with local witch Erica Feldmann

Salem shop proprietor’s new book, “Hausmagick,” offers tips for turning your home into a spiritual sanctuary.

Jada Pinkett Smith is among the many celebrities who have happily posted then-and-now pictures for the social media 10-year challenge.

With the 10-Year Challenge, cosmetic enhancements are front and center

Why do some celebrities look younger than they did 10 years ago?