Stylish Bostonians

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

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Six podcast picks for body, mind, and spirit

In a period of overwhelming everything, here are six wellness podcasts to help you escape through your headphones.

Should you text your ex? A flow chart.

We at Love Letters made a handy chart you can save to your phone, share with friends, cut out and put on your fridge, or carry to bed with you so you don’t make a mistake at 2 a.m.

NAMES

Leonardo DiCaprio, others launch $12 million coronavirus relief food fund

The actor joins a growing list of celebrities doing some good.

COMFORT ZONE

Handel and Haydn Society hires Reggie Mobley to diversify its season: ‘People are getting bored hearing the same composers’

The countertenor, who also directs H+H’s annual “Every Voice” series, is devoted to diversifying the orchestra’s repertoire.

HELP DESK

How to look good on Zoom, according to two movie lighting/production experts

Katherine Castro and Joshua Dreyfus, who’ve worked on a bunch of big projects, teach us how to light a room so we look better on camera.

QUICK BITE

How the Pine Street Inn feeds Boston’s frightened homeless

Chef Frank van Overbeeke provides meals for those who can’t shelter in place.

‘It Started As a Joke’ celebrates Eugene Mirman, his love, and his comedy family

The documentary film chronicles the decade-long run of Mirman's comedy festival, but it also offers a view into the Massachusetts comic's own life.

ASK AMY

Surprise bounce in attendance at preschool trampoline party

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Chocolate care packages for you or a loved one

Black Dinah Chocolatiers of Maine came up with three new care packages that will make being stuck at home more palatable.

BOTTLES

Bustling tap rooms replaced with fear and sadness at local breweries

A tap room closure is a big deal for nearly all the state’s craft brewers.

PASSOVER

Connecting the Passover story to the pandemic

We asked Boston-area rabbis for their thoughts.

PASSOVER

The year of the Pandemic Passover

There will be no cramming in around tables, no sharing of a holiday meal. But no matter how small and subdued the seder, people still want to eat.

PASSOVER RECIPE

Recipe: For Passover, chicken breasts with lemon and olives have all the flavors of a Moroccan tagine

This recipe is for Moroccan Chicken with Lemon, Olives, and Potatoes from the food section of The Boston Globe.

PASSOVER RECIPE

Recipe: This flourless almond Passover cake is adaptable to what you have on hand

This recipe is for Passover Almond Olive Oil Cake from the food section of The Boston Globe.

FROM THE PANTRY

Recipe: Pull Chinese seasonings from your pantry shelves to make chicken fried rice

This recipe is for Chicken Fried Rice from the food section of The Boston Globe.

Zagat video series features Barbara Lynch

“I want the C- grade students to hear my story and feel confident that they can run their own businesses one day, too, with a lot of hard work and unrelenting passion,” Lynch says about why she made the video.

To Zoom or not to Zoom?

Many people will be Zooming with families and friends, and some congregations and Jewish organizations are hosting communal seders, or seder-related events.

THE CONFIDENT COOK

Recipe: Familiar stuffed cabbage rolls for Passover are filled with beef and cauliflower rice

Recipe for Passover Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Cauliflower Rice

Maruichi brings the hard-to-find closer to home

The shelves at this new market in Brookline’s Coolidge Corner are filled with a dizzying array of Japanese food products.

FROM THE PANTRY

Recipe: Turkish scrambled eggs, called menemen, use only a few ingredients you may have on hand

This recipe is for Menemen (Turkish scrambled eggs) from the food section of The Boston Globe.

FROM THE PANTRY

Recipe: Baking cookies with whatever’s in the cupboard is a wonderful distraction during isolation

This recipe is for Quarantine Cookies from the food section of The Boston Globe.

GETTING SALTY

‘Without the assistance of the state, we’re not going to survive’

‘Our business wasn’t built for something like this,’ says Emma Hollander from Trina’s Starlite Lounge.

Science background helps brew a better nonalcoholic beer

‘Nonalcoholic beers just haven’t tasted that great,’ says Ronan McGovern, the scientist-entrepreneur behind Point Five. The MIT grad wanted to change that.

COMFORT ZONE

Daily distraction: The calming presence of ‘Celeste the Therapist’

City Councilor Michelle Wu recommends the “Celeste the Therapist” podcast.

FROM THE PANTRY

Dishes you can make with what’s on hand

Remember, the point is to put dinner on the table.

Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing messages for kids

The Sesame Street Muppets are featured in some of four new animated public service spots reminding young fans to take care while doing such things as washing hands and sneezing.

ASK AMY

COVID-19 may reveal some basic blessings

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

COMFORT ZONE

Libraries are closed, but they’re still offering a vast selection of free entertainment and education

Did you know you can access electronic and audiobooks, international newspapers, and movies through a public library?

COMFORT ZONE

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off free streaming series

Ailey All Access will offer free online streaming of performances, classes, conversations, and short films, starting Monday evening with "Revelations."

For grown-ups, online classes to engage, soothe, or distract your mind

Need a break? Consider escaping into a subject you’ve always wanted to learn more about.

YOUR DAILY DIVERSION

Cowboy Tim is the laugh we all need right now

When Oklahoma City’s National Cowboy Museum closed due to COVID-19, Cowboy Tim, the head of security, was asked to maintain the museum’s Twitter account. Only he’s clearly new to the platform

COMFORT ZONE

Distilleries are turning their alcohol into hand sanitizer for a cause

They’re keeping employees working while filling a crucial need people who need it most, including hospital workers and older folks.

ACTS OF KINDNESS (AND LOVE)

When their wedding plans were canceled, a Chicopee couple improvised a very small but very special day

The kindness of a few strangers helped Jerrod and Victoria Pass celebrate their nuptials, while friends and family participated via live stream.

TABLES

Restaurants offer eclectic takeout options; Project Bread gets meals to kids

From pierogis to cocktails, dine deliciously at home.

ASK AMY

Twentysomething struggles with work-life balance

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Caledonia Spirits shuts down its bar and store, makes hand sanitizer

The Vermont-based distiller lifts staff spirits by helping the local community combat COVID-19.

BIRD SIGHTINGS

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

‘People are everything you have’: Tatte founder Tzurit Or talks about supporting her team — and the community — in uncertain times

Amid her daily team check-ins and food deliveries to homeless shelters, Or stepped away to discuss the impact of the pandemic, employee support systems, and her advice for those in the hospitality industry.

NAMES

‘They literally saved my life’: Bethenny Frankel helps provide masks to Newton-Wellesley, other hospitals

Through her organization BStrong, she has donated or allocated more than 1 million masks to hospitals across the country.

A certified sommelier will personally shop for you, and deliver to your door

Sarah Marshall opened Lucille Wine Shop in Lynn in February, and then had to quickly shift gears as conoravirus changed everything.

THE CONFIDENT COOK

Recipe: A tender, comforting poppy-seed loaf cake glazed with lemon has a long history

Poppy-Seed Loaf Cake with Lemon Glaze

Food shopping from a distance: the new rules

This list of delivery options changes daily, sometimes even hourly. Here’s what was on offer at press time.

A catered meal, right to your door

Max Ultimate Food, one of Boston’s premier party and gala caterers, just introduced MAX @Home.

Vinegars with a sense of place

Rodrigo Vargas ferments porter beer, cider, junmai sake, and wine and produces vinegars for his company American Vinegar Works in Lowell.

SEASONAL RECIPES

Recipe: Yes, our grandmothers made rutabagas, and we’re making them too

Recipe for Smashed Rutabagas with Sour Cream and Scallions.

WHAT SHE'S HAVING

Take a lesson from the French bonne femme and don’t let a scrap go to waste

During the virus crisis, the author is using odds and ends in the kitchen to make delicious food.

GETTING SALTY

‘We’re going to lose the gems that make our restaurant scene so wonderful’

Amid the chaos, generosity: Food industry professionals reflect on life during COVID-19.

FROM THE PANTRY

Recipe: Dinner with what’s on hand: This tomato soup is a million times better than canned

This recipe is for Tomato Soup from the food section of The Boston Globe.

Doodle Pies are a breakfast comfort food that can be shipped to you

These are a healthier version of a Pop-Tart, with luscious, jammy centers.

SEASONAL RECIPES

Smoky Eggs with Kale, Chickpeas, and Tomatoes

The Spanish seasoning pimenton gives this meatless egg dish its rich, earthy flavor.

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